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Japanese startup stitches together six GoPro cameras to make interactive panoramic video

The company has officially announced a new video solution, cleverly dubbed ‘Panomovie’, making ...

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  • March 10, 2014
  • at 3:47 pm
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How Japan’s Terra Motors wants to plug developing nations into e-bikes

Japan-based electric motorbike startup Terra Motors has been a pretty busy company over the past yea...

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  • February 24, 2014
  • at 12:45 pm
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11 Must-Read Tech Stories in China This Week

It has been a pretty busy week in the China technology space, with lots of activity from the big pla...

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  • January 26, 2013
  • at 3:00 pm
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Tech in Asia: Our Picks for Story of the Week [Jan. 26]

How was your week? Fun week? Big week? As usual our week was pretty busy trying to stay on top of al...

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  • January 26, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
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Uber-Cute Photo App ‘Camely’ Tops 400,000 Downloads in Japan, Adds Valentine’s Day Stamps

We’ve featured lots of fun photo apps from Japan in the past, and here’s another one tha...

By Rick Martin

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  • January 25, 2013
  • at 4:40 pm

Growing Faster than Facebook and Twitter: Key Highlights for Japan’s Line App [Infographic]

Now boasting more than 100 million users on its Line mobile chat app, NHN Japan has released an info...

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  • January 25, 2013
  • at 12:00 pm
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NHN Japan’s Casual Games Continue to Kill it on Line

More milestones for NHN Japan and its Line chat app, which is continuing to prove its worth as a gam...

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  • January 24, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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GREE Officially Releases NFL Shuffle, Still Not Ready For Prime Time [Update: Now it's ready!]

Today GREE (TYO:3632) announced that it is officially releasing its NFL-branded card battle game for...

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  • January 24, 2013
  • at 5:40 pm

Fab Cafe in Tokyo Preps Sweet 3D Printing Workshop in Time for Valentine’s Day

We’ve had a few fun 3D printing stories over the past few weeks. You may recall this 3D printi...

By Rick Martin

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  • January 24, 2013
  • at 12:00 pm
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Videogram Gets HTML5 Improvements, Native Apps Coming Soon

Back in December we got word that Cinemacraft had raised a new round of funding. Its Videogram servi...

By Rick Martin

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  • January 23, 2013
  • at 8:30 pm
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Viss App Makes it Easier for Fashionistas to Buy

Last fall we told you about Hong Kong-based startup Viss (www.viss.me), which encourages its users t...

By Rick Martin

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  • January 23, 2013
  • at 2:30 pm
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Gung Ho’s ‘Puzzles & Dragons’ Picking Up Steam in Korea

Yesterday I highlighted Gung Ho Entertainment’s (JASDAQ:3765) Princess Punt Sweets, a mobile g...

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  • January 23, 2013
  • at 10:40 am
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Gung Ho’s ‘Princess Punt Sweets’ Has a Million Downloads in Japan

Last week I mentioned a fun new Japanese mobile game called Princess Punt Sweets, from developer Gun...

By Rick Martin

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  • January 22, 2013
  • at 5:00 pm
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China Blocks Social Coding Site Github

Chinese developers are waking up to a little bad news this morning, as it looks like social coding p...

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  • January 22, 2013
  • at 7:20 am
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Close all the Things! Mixi To Shut Smartphone Virtual World, Subscription E-Commerce Service

With Facebook still on the rise in Japan, things are only going to get tougher for domestic social n...

By Rick Martin

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  • January 21, 2013
  • at 10:00 pm

Crowdonomic: Singapore’s Startup Scene to be Strengthened by the Power of the Crowd

We’ve written many times about how Singapore is a great place to do business, with lots of sup...

By Rick Martin

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  • January 21, 2013
  • at 7:20 pm
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Battle Cats Have Almost Conquered Google Play in Japan

I’ve been raving about Japanese tower defense game Battle Cats ever since it first came out fo...

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  • January 21, 2013
  • at 11:00 am
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DeNA and Nexon Partner to Bring More Mobile Games to Mobage

Hot on the heels of last week’s rebranding announcement, Japan’s DeNA (TYO:2432) has ann...

By Rick Martin

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  • January 18, 2013
  • at 4:00 pm