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2012 in Review According to Facebook

We recently mentioned Google’s end-of-year Zeitgeist presentation, which summarized the hottes...

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  • December 19, 2012
  • at 1:30 pm

Cooliris Launches its Photo App in China With Renren Integration

The folks over at Cooliris have been pretty busy of late, recently pushing a new update for its iOS ...

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  • December 19, 2012
  • at 9:00 am
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‘Line Play’ Virtual World Comes Out of Beta With a Million Users

NHN’s Japan has officially brought it’s Line Play virtual world application out of beta,...

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  • December 18, 2012
  • at 3:35 pm

Japanese Startup Giftee Has Free Chicken for Your Facebook Friends

Last year you may recall that we featured Japanese startup Giftee, a service that lets you send real...

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  • December 18, 2012
  • at 12:00 pm

Animated Gifs Made Easy With MotionGraph for Android

Earlier in the year I wrote about Sony’s Million Moments, an app that sort of struck me by sur...

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  • December 17, 2012
  • at 7:30 pm

5 Great iOS Apps from Japan in 2012

There have been lots of great applications to emerge from Japan over the past year. And while I canā...

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  • December 17, 2012
  • at 10:30 am
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7 Must-Read Tech Stories in China This Week (Dec 16, 2012)

This week was a surprisingly busy one in China technology news, with Apple finally dropping its new ...

By Rick Martin

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  • December 16, 2012
  • at 9:00 pm

Tech in Asia: Our Picks for News of the Week [Dec. 15]

There was lots of interesting tech news going down in Asia this week, and particularly in China. The...

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  • December 15, 2012
  • at 12:20 pm

Google Ties up with Kstartup to Support South Korean Entrepreneurs

Over on the Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) blog today, the company is highlighting entrepreneurship in South K...

By Rick Martin

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  • December 14, 2012
  • at 4:30 pm
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Japan’s DeNA and Korea’s KT Corporation Partner for Mobile Games Exchange

Japan’s DeNA (TYO:2432) announced today that it will be teaming up with KT Corporation (NYSE:K...

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  • December 14, 2012
  • at 11:55 am

Sega’s Kingdom Conquest II Briefly Hits Number 1 in Japan

Sega’s sequel to Kingdom Quest was recently released, and it briefly found itself at the top o...

By Rick Martin

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  • December 13, 2012
  • at 9:20 pm

Japanese Animation Studio Has Global Potential, Receives Silicon Valley Investment

Recently Silicon Valley-based Fenox Venture Capital announced its investment in Japan’s Dream ...

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  • December 13, 2012
  • at 2:40 pm
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Google Zeitgeist: What was Asia Searching for in 2012?

It’s that time of year again, when we see all sorts of media publishing a barrage of year-in-r...

By Rick Martin

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  • December 13, 2012
  • at 11:00 am
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PicXplorer: More Fun with the Foursquare API in the Philippines

A while back we previewed the Foursquare Hack Day Philippines event, which has since taken place wit...

By Rick Martin

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  • December 12, 2012
  • at 9:35 pm
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Breast Quiz Ever? Popular Japanese App Asks if They’re Big or Small

In browsing the top app charts for Japan, I stumbled across an unusual application called ‘Big...

By Rick Martin

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  • December 12, 2012
  • at 3:30 pm
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GMO Presents the State of the Japanese Gaming Market

Thanks to Alexei Polyakov over at Analytica1st.com for pointing out this great presentation from the...

By Rick Martin

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  • December 12, 2012
  • at 11:00 am
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Noda vs Abe: Japanese PM Candidates Face off in Fun Web Game

We have featured more than a few awesome news animations from from the folks at Taiwan-based NMA. Ma...

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  • December 11, 2012
  • at 9:00 pm
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Pandora Fully Expands Services in Australia, New Zealand with Support for Mobile

Internet radio service Pandora (NYSE:P) has just fully launched in Australia and New Zealand, which ...

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  • December 11, 2012
  • at 2:00 pm