Posts Tagged: Google Japan

Google’s new Boat Trekkers will capture images of recovery from Japan’s tsunami-ravaged coastline

Google Japan’s “Street View from the sea" project aims to document the coastal areas hit hardest by the country’s March 11, 2011 earth...

  • June 19, 2014
  • at 6:00 pm
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After US and Europe, YouTube Original Channels Launch in Japan

There’s word from Google Japan today that its Youtube Original Channels initiative has finally hit Japan. In total, there are 13 promi...

  • November 27, 2012
  • at 4:30 pm
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April Fools Pranks You May Have Missed from Google’s Asia Offices

I’m not a big fan of April Fools Day on the internet [1]. There were more than a few online pranks that were less than impressive this...

  • April 3, 2012
  • at 9:55 am
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Google Japanese Input Now Available on Android

On Tuesday we told you about Baidu Japan’s pickup of Simeji, a Japanese input method editor (IME) for Android. Well, it seems Android ...

  • December 15, 2011
  • at 1:00 pm
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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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TWIA #29: This Week in Japan

For this week, the TWIA crew is joined by Serkan Toto, a special guest from Japan, who is the only Asia correspondent for TechCrunch. We dic...

  • May 8, 2010
  • at 6:11 pm
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Google Japan Helps Politicians Connect With Public As Elections Approach

The folks over on RocketNews24 point out that Google Japan has an online initiative set up to help connect politicians and the public using ...

  • December 3, 2012
  • at 11:00 pm
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Google Japan Summons Doraemon in New TV Commercial

Thanks to @feitclub on Twitter for pointing out this fun new TV commercial from Google Japan, which celebrates everyone’s favorite man...

  • September 3, 2012
  • at 12:00 pm
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Google Facing Legal Challenge in Japan Over Autocomplete

There are reports this morning that the Tokyo District Court “has approved a petition” by a Japanese man that Google (NASQAQ:GOO...

  • March 26, 2012
  • at 11:01 am
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Google Launches Shihui, a Beta Test Group Deal Aggregator in China

There are so many group buying sites in China that consumers, if they want to find great bargains, might very well end up hopping from site ...

  • September 13, 2011
  • at 4:18 pm
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Baidu Japan Posts Losses Totaling RMB 700 million since 2008

Baidu Search dominates its Chinese homeland, but it’s struggling elsewhere – its biggest overseas venture in Japan, Baidu.jp, ha...

  • July 4, 2011
  • at 5:00 pm
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