Posts Tagged: Japan


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Colopl Innovates the Social Gaming Business Model

Scott performs mobile related research and consulting for Infinita in Tokyo. He is fascinated by all things mobile and is always seeking out...

  • July 28, 2011
  • at 10:08 am
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Ruxum to Launch Bitcoin Exchange in Asia [INVITES]

Before we move on to talk about Bitcoin exchange Ruxum, we first need to understand exactly what Bitcoin is. If you do a Google search, you ...

  • July 27, 2011
  • at 9:08 am
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Colish: A Matchmaker For ‘Share Houses’ in Japan

The concept of a ‘Share house’ is becoming a familiar living style to many in Japan. If you’re looking for a share house, ...

  • July 25, 2011
  • at 5:48 pm
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Japan Virus Author Gets Jail Sentence

Here’s an interesting conclusion to a fascinating case in Japan regarding the creator of a computer virus charged with destruction of ...

  • July 25, 2011
  • at 11:13 am
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Japan’s CyberAgent Continues Overseas Adventure With World Chef

Many of you may be familiar with CyberAgent’s Ameba Pigg (Pico) Virtual World, which after becoming popular in Japan was expanded glob...

  • July 22, 2011
  • at 8:00 pm
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50 Million Users Strong, mig33 Announces Developer Program with GREE

“Knock knock,” mobile game developers. Here’s news not to be missed. If you’re snubbing the Asian market, it’s time to wake up and...

  • July 20, 2011
  • at 7:00 pm
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Zaim: Manage and Share Your Personal Spending On Your iPhone

There are a number of personal accounting solutions available for your mobile phone. Japanese developer Takako Kansai has just released one ...

  • July 20, 2011
  • at 12:00 pm
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Tiny Riot

Headbanging iPhone App Aims to Release Frustration in Japan

Here’s one of the more unique applications that I’ve come across in a while, courtesy of Tim Hornyak over on CNet. Tiny Riot is a headba...

  • July 19, 2011
  • at 11:00 am
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World Cup Game Breaks Twitter Record, But No Reason To Celebrate

When two of the largest Twitter nations clash for a final game – Japan vs United States – we know that the rate of tweets-per-se...

  • July 18, 2011
  • at 10:56 pm
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Japan’s CyberAgent Ventures To Set Up Office in Taiwan, Jakarta to Follow

Japan’s CyberAgent Ventures has announced that it will be establishing a new office in Taipei, Taiwan. You may recall CyberAgent Ventures,...

  • July 27, 2011
  • at 1:00 pm
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SnapDish: A Food Photo App From Japan Trying to Stand Out From the Crowd

Here’s an interesting food photo app from Japan that is trying to stand out from the crowd in that space. SnapDish (www.snapdi.sh) is a fr...

  • July 26, 2011
  • at 11:00 pm
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Japanese Man Travels World, Seeks Global Entrepreneurs & Nomad Workers

Yuki Naruse, a Babson college alumni and student at Tokyo’s Waseda University, just started his tour to meet entrepreneurs and nomad w...

  • July 25, 2011
  • at 4:00 pm
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Tokyo’s Android Bazaar And Conference: Innovating for Japan

The Japan Android Group recently held its semi-annual event, the Android Bazaar and Conference 2011 Summer, at Waseda University in Tokyo....

  • July 25, 2011
  • at 9:00 am
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Japan’s KDDI to Launch Innovative Handset For Elderly

This September KDDI will begin selling the Mi-Look, a mobile phone created by manufacturer Kyocera, which aims to help people in Japan take ...

  • July 22, 2011
  • at 9:00 am
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Japan’s Android Users Prefer GREE and Mobage to Twitter and Facebook

Here’s an interesting study from Japan’s Nobot Inc., the parent company of Admaker, whose CEO we spoke to earlier this month. No...

  • July 20, 2011
  • at 4:00 pm
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Skype Signs Display Advertising Deal with Dentsu for Japan

Japanese advertising agency Dentsu announced today that it will be Skype’s advertising partner in Japan. Dentsu describes the deal as ...

  • July 19, 2011
  • at 10:00 pm
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Japanese Users Ready for Branded Mixi Pages [SURVEY]

There were rumors that Mixi, Japan’s largest online social network with a massive user base of over 23 million, was going to start bra...

  • July 19, 2011
  • at 9:00 am
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Stay Classy USA: “Japs” is Trending Topic After Japan Wins World Cup

After the Japan women’s football team beat America in penalties early this morning, there was no shortage of congratulations and from ...

  • July 18, 2011
  • at 10:00 am
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