Posts Tagged: Japan

shiseido-china

Japan’s Shiseido Set to Begin E-Commerce in China

Earlier this year we reported on how cosmetics giant Shiseido was opening its online mall in Japan. Aptly named ‘Beauty Platform,̵...

  • September 15, 2011
  • at 9:45 am
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Docomo, Samsung Planning Smartphone Chip Venture

A report from Kyodo cites ‘sources close to the matter’ saying that Docomo is planning to partner with Samsung to “design ...

  • September 14, 2011
  • at 1:21 pm
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Loiloscope: Unique Video Editing Software From Japan, A Peek At Version 2

Loiloscope is a video editing software from Japanese start-up firm Loilo Inc, which was founded back in 2007 by two brothers, Koji and Ryuta...

  • September 13, 2011
  • at 9:08 am
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Japan’s DeNA Acquires Gaming Studio in Vietnam

We just received word from Japanese mobile social gaming company DeNA announcing that it plans to pick up Punch Entertainment Vietnam, the H...

  • September 12, 2011
  • at 3:59 pm
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Galaxy Tab 10.1

Apple and Samsung Continue Legal Battle in Japan

Yesterday we told you about the Docomo rollout of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 on its zippy LTE network. We’ve since learned that Apple...

  • September 9, 2011
  • at 10:00 pm
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7notes

7notes Converts Your Handwritten iPad Notes

At the Foreign Correspondents’ Club in Tokyo today, Japanese company Metamoji gave a short presentation about its recently launched 7notes...

  • September 8, 2011
  • at 10:43 pm
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Train Net

Japan Railways Experiments with ‘Train Net’

Japan is renowned for its train innovation. The ‘Bullet Train’ was a breakthrough for high speed rail in the 1960s and remains t...

  • September 8, 2011
  • at 12:00 pm
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cyberagent-phone

CyberAgent To Help International Smartphone Developers Reach Japanese Market

Japanese interactive entertainment company CyberAgent has just announced that it will be providing marketing services for international corp...

  • September 7, 2011
  • at 6:30 pm
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google-puzzle

The Google Puzzle: A Crazy Browser Brain Game from Google Japan

We missed this when it initially dropped back in August, but after playing around with it a little bit this morning, I thought we’d te...

  • September 6, 2011
  • at 11:10 am
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Appmom Recommends Android Apps to Install and Uninstall

Earlier this week, Tokyo’s web service juggernaut EC Navi released the English version of Appmom (available here), an Android app th...

  • September 14, 2011
  • at 9:08 pm
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Nintendo Holds Annual Conference, Adds Button

I used to be a die-hard Nintendo DS player. But the console just doesn’t do it for me anymore. What does it say that out of all the ne...

  • September 14, 2011
  • at 9:00 am
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qiito

Qiito Bags $1.6 Million To Build An Online Travel Planner in Asia

   Qiito (pronounced as Key-Tow), which stands for Quick, Interesting, Interactive Travel Organizer is a Singapore-based start-up that...

  • September 12, 2011
  • at 8:00 pm
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Wishscope: A Social Wishlist from Japan

Tokyo-based tech start-up Zawatt just announced it has received funding from Japan’s Cyber Agent Ventures and now is worth 20 million ...

  • September 12, 2011
  • at 9:08 am
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ozonru

Rakuten Invests in Russian e-Retailer Ozon.ru

Japan’s online retail giant Rakuten just announced that it has invested in Ozon.ru, a Russian e-commerce service. According to Rakuten...

  • September 9, 2011
  • at 11:38 am
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Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1

Docomo Drops Tablets With a Need For Speed, and a Relaxing Bath

Today in Tokyo Docomo announced the release of two new tablets capable of running its high-speed LTE service. Our readers are likely already...

  • September 8, 2011
  • at 7:23 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 goal is to become the new generation’...

  • September 8, 2011
  • at 11:07 am
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unity

Unity Technologies to Establish Tokyo Subsidiary

We recently reported about that Unity Technologies, the maker of the software authoring tool Unity3D, had agreed to cooperate with gaming gi...

  • September 7, 2011
  • at 11:50 am
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Sega Rolls Out Samurai Bloodshow for iPad [VIDEO]

A few weeks back I was playing around with Sega’s Genpei Taisen Emaki on the iPad. It was lots of fun, so I was delighted to see recently ...

  • September 6, 2011
  • at 9:30 am
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