Posts Tagged: Japan


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Google brings Android app vending machines to Tokyo

Google Japan is tapping into Tokyo’s affinity for vending machines with a Google Play version of the unmanned dispensaries. The Goog...

  • October 1, 2013
  • at 2:30 pm
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Japanese chat app Line rolls out prepaid cards in Japan, and yes, they look adorable

The Japanese team behind popular messaging app Line has rolled out prepaid cards that users can purchase offline and use to as credit for in...

  • October 1, 2013
  • at 10:58 am
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Kyoto University launches new $60 million fund to invest in Asian startups

Kyoto University, a Japanese research university, is launching its second venture fund worth $60 million to invest in startups in Japan and ...

  • September 30, 2013
  • at 8:30 am
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Evernote jumps into e-commerce and physical goods, launches Evernote Market in Japan, US, Canada

Evernote is well known for its note-taking and productivity apps, but today it has made a striking move into the world of atoms by launching...

  • September 27, 2013
  • at 2:00 am
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Hands on with BlazBlue: Chronophantasma at TGS: I’m terrible at this

This article is part of our coverage of TGS 2013. Be sure to keep an eye out for our new gaming-focused site, Games in Asia, coming soon. I ...

  • September 20, 2013
  • at 5:30 pm
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Clara Online helps Japanese games expand into Asia

This article is part of our coverage of TGS 2013. Be sure to keep an eye out for our new gaming-focused site, Games in Asia, coming soon. Th...

  • September 20, 2013
  • at 2:00 pm
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Brand Pit’s object recognition tech helps brands engage users better

At Tuesday’s Startup Sauna event in Tokyo, graced by the likes of Rovio’s Peter Vesterbacka and GungHo’s Taizon Son, a number of start...

  • September 20, 2013
  • at 9:38 am
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Here’s how you can catch actual stuffed toys using your mouse

This article is part of our coverage of TGS 2013. Be sure to keep an eye out for our new gaming-focused site, Games in Asia, coming soon. On...

  • September 19, 2013
  • at 9:08 pm
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Attack on Titan: The Last Wings of Mankind

Nintendo 3DS: Attack on Titan game on screenshots, game details and launch date released

Details, screenshots and launch date are released as Attack on Titan hits the Nintendo 3DS with Attack on Titan: The Last Wings of Mankind

  • September 19, 2013
  • at 2:30 pm
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Line brings its web store to Taiwan as part of greater retail push

  This month marks the start of a new wave in Line’s push for greater monetization. Today, in Japan, the company formally introduced ...

  • October 1, 2013
  • at 12:44 pm
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Why Y Combinator startup Strikingly skipped China, Japan and headed for Southeast Asia

Two weeks ago, the entire Strikingly team hung out at Block 71, the epicenter of Singapore’s tech startup community. Here on a workawa...

  • September 30, 2013
  • at 1:30 pm
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Samurai Incubate records 10 exits, 2 ready for IPO, plans for international expansion

Founded in 2008 by Kentaro Sakakibara, Samurai Incubate Inc. invests in early stage tech startups, typically $50,000 for a 15 percent share....

  • September 27, 2013
  • at 10:18 am
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Sneaking a peek at the very creepy Psycho Break (a.k.a. The Evil Within)

This article is part of our coverage of TGS 2013. Be sure to keep an eye out for our new gaming-focused site, Games in Asia, coming soon. Tr...

  • September 20, 2013
  • at 6:00 pm
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This small device could bring over 300 games to your TV

With G-cluster small white device, you can access over 300 games through the internet on your TV or PC.

  • September 20, 2013
  • at 4:38 pm
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Hands-on with award-winning Japanese indie puzzle game Tranth

This article is part of our coverage of TGS 2013. Be sure to keep an eye out for our new gaming-focused site, Games in Asia, coming soon. I ...

  • September 20, 2013
  • at 10:38 am
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Ex-Nintendo President Hiroshi Yamauchi passes away at age 85

Hiroshi Yamauchi, one of the biggest pioneers to the gaming industry and the man who transformed Nintendo from a trading card business into ...

  • September 20, 2013
  • at 12:22 am
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Mobile chat app Line wants to take over the world, but faces a long road ahead.

At Line’s annual event in Tokyo last August, leaders announced it would roll out channels for shopping, music, and video calls, first for ...

  • September 19, 2013
  • at 8:30 pm
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Sony kicks off TGS, shows off the upcoming Playstation 4

This article is part of our coverage of TGS 2013. Be sure to keep an eye out for our new gaming-focused site, Games in Asia, coming soon. So...

  • September 19, 2013
  • at 1:56 pm
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