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Japanese Travel Sharing Service Meetrip Releases 12 Android Apps

Creating unique travel experiences with Meetrip will now be a little easier, thanks to the release o...

By Yukari Mitsuhashi

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  • December 11, 2012
  • at 10:00 am
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CUUSOO’s Founder on Product Development and Tapping Public Opinion

Building products based on user feedback — Thanks to the internet and social media, this conce...

By Yukari Mitsuhashi

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  • November 12, 2012
  • at 3:40 pm
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Japanese Online Travel Service Meetrip Expands to 10 Asian Cities

Some of our readers may recall reading our past feature about a travel sharing service Meetrip. It b...

By Yukari Mitsuhashi

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  • November 8, 2012
  • at 9:10 am

Find Unique Travel Experiences With Local Guides Using Meetrip

While traveling can be lots of fun, some aspects of it can be quite mundane. Buying guide books and ...

By Yukari Mitsuhashi

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  • September 18, 2012
  • at 1:00 pm
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SearchMan Wants to be a SEO Superhero for Your App

When launching a website, everyone knows that it’s critical to consider search SEO. But what a...

By Yukari Mitsuhashi

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  • August 24, 2012
  • at 11:40 am

Japanese Web Service Helps us Identify First Signs of Depression

It’s a stressful world we live in. A report indicated that one in every fifteen people is depr...

By Yukari Mitsuhashi

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  • May 18, 2012
  • at 5:30 pm
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Get things done for just 5 dollars with ‘Vites’

Vites is TaskRabbit made a little more simple. It matches people with talent and/or time, to those w...

By Yukari Mitsuhashi

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  • May 17, 2012
  • at 4:30 pm

Mixi and DeNA Announce Social Commerce Partnership

Japanese social networking giant Mixi and leading social gaming platform DeNA have announced a partn...

By Yukari Mitsuhashi

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  • January 26, 2012
  • at 10:00 am
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Virtual Diva Hatsune Miku Out-polls Lady Gaga in Olympic Singer Survey

Hatsune Miku, the popular vocaloid character from Japan, is leading an online vote titled Singers Yo...

By Yukari Mitsuhashi

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  • January 18, 2012
  • at 4:00 pm

Social Tipping Platform Grow! Officially Released in Japan

Today, social tipping platform Grow! made its official launch in Japan. We have previously covered ...

By Yukari Mitsuhashi

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  • January 11, 2012
  • at 1:30 pm

WorldCosplay: A Multi-lingual Cosplay Community for the World from Japan

Popular animation and vocaloid characters are a part of Japanese culture, and even outside of Japan ...

By Yukari Mitsuhashi

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  • January 6, 2012
  • at 10:00 pm
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Japan’s Sumally Interviewed by Wired Japan [TRANSLATION]

This article about Sumally was written for WIRED Japan, and I had the opportunity to translate it to...

By Yukari Mitsuhashi

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  • December 26, 2011
  • at 10:40 am

PicoTube Wins Out of 11 Startups that Pitched at TechCrunch Japan 2011

TechCrunch Tokyo 2011 was held on November 29th.  Here are the eleven startups that pitched at the ...

By Yukari Mitsuhashi

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  • December 2, 2011
  • at 11:18 pm

COODE: Professional Stylists Answer Fashion Questions With Digital Collages

COODE is a fashion Q&A site that was launched on September 7th. We have seen online collage websit...

By Yukari Mitsuhashi

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  • October 20, 2011
  • at 9:00 am

Japanese Interview Site Reaches 2 Million Page Views A Day

How much do you really know a person? How well do you know your Twitter friends, or even your collea...

By Yukari Mitsuhashi

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  • October 14, 2011
  • at 2:00 pm
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Sumally: A Sexy Encyclopedia of All Things

Sumally is a growing community that connects what you love with the people you love. Its ultimate go...

By Yukari Mitsuhashi

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  • September 8, 2011
  • at 11:07 am

What’s popular on Google+? Find out on Journal+

Journal+, a website that gathers popular posts from Google+, was released by User Local last week. I...

By Yukari Mitsuhashi

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  • September 2, 2011
  • at 11:20 am
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Masayoshi Son’s Younger Brother Aims To Create an Asia Start-Up Ecosystem

Creating a startup on a shoestring budget is now easier than ever thanks to crowd-sourcing, open-sou...

By Yukari Mitsuhashi

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  • August 11, 2011
  • at 11:00 am