Posts Tagged: Japan


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How One Country’s App Market Can Be Another Country’s Mulligan

Tech blogger Chiyo Komoriya pointed to an interesting phenomenon today over on her website, noting a trend in Japanese social game developer...

  • September 4, 2012
  • at 4:30 pm
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A Look at Asia’s New Gaming Stars at Tokyo Game Show 2012

The Tokyo Game Show, which has attracted more than 200,000 visitors in the last two years, has revealed the exhibitors for its new “Asia N...

  • September 3, 2012
  • at 9:38 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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Lenovo Holds a Quarter of PC Market in Japan

According to Marbridge Daily, Chinese PC manufacturer Lenovo (HKG:0992) announced in Japan yesterday that it has become the leading vendor i...

  • August 29, 2012
  • at 10:20 pm
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As Flipboard Turns 2, China and Japan are Among Top Countries for Users

Everyone’s favorite newsreader Flipboard celebrates its second birthday this summer, and to mark the occasion the company has released...

  • August 29, 2012
  • at 1:00 pm
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Food Journal App Burpple Hooks Up With Instagram, Now Speaks Japanese Too

The food journal app Burpple is getting new features in its v1.1.6 update, with the two biggest being support for cross-posting from Instagr...

  • August 28, 2012
  • at 12:50 pm
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Japanese Photo Sharing App for Women, Snapeee, Eyes Asian Expansion

Readers may recall last year when we wrote about Japanese photo app Snapeee, which was developed by Mind Palette and funded by CyberAgent Ve...

  • August 27, 2012
  • at 12:00 pm
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Singapore’s Bubble Motion wraps up USD 5M funding round from Japan’s largest VC, JAFCO

Bubble Motion, a Singapore-based startup known for its Bubbly app, best described as ‘Twitter with a voice’, has picked up USD 5M in fu...

  • August 24, 2012
  • at 12:00 am
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Quan’s Sticker Maker MMS Jams Your Phone Full of Cute

Here’s a fun little application from Quan Inc which aims to help you make your MMS and iMessages a little bit more cute. Sticker Maker MMS...

  • August 23, 2012
  • at 2:00 pm
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Japan Steps Up Efforts in Online Disaster Response

According to The Wall Street Journal’s Japan Real Time blog, the Japanese government is aiming to create an improved system for spread...

  • September 4, 2012
  • at 9:00 am
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Android Triumphs Against iOS in Southeast Asia Market

According to an Ericsson ConsumerLab report, via Tech Republic, Android is the predominant OS used by 31 percent of smartphone users living ...

  • September 3, 2012
  • at 4:00 pm
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Smartphone Monetization Platform Metaps Drives 10 Million Downloads in 1 Year

Japan-based Metaps recently announced that its smartphone monetization platform has driven 10 million app downloads in the span of one year....

  • August 30, 2012
  • at 7:00 pm
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Sedapur Looks to Become the Pioneer for Culinary E-Commerce in Indonesia

Sedapur has a name that consists of three different meanings: one is “sedap” which means delicious, “dapur” which means kitchen, and...

  • August 29, 2012
  • at 4:45 pm
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Docomo Unveils Pair of 7-Inch Tablets for Japan, One With Haptic Screen Feedback

Japanese mobile carrier NTT Docomo (NYSE:DCM) held a small press event today to show off a few new mobile devices. Perhaps the most notable ...

  • August 28, 2012
  • at 2:00 pm
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Video Games Meet Woodblock Art: Ukiyo-e Heroes Kicking Ass on Kickstarter

Our readers may remember a few months back when we wrote about artist Jed Henry, who creates amazing digital pictures of iconic Nintendo gam...

  • August 27, 2012
  • at 9:20 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 about for smartphone apps? How discoverab...

  • August 24, 2012
  • at 11:40 am
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Japan’s Mobile Leadership [Infographic]

Here’s an interesting graphic from Roman Nedielka which points to Japan as a world leader in the mobile industry [1], but notes that it...

  • August 23, 2012
  • at 10:10 pm
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FeelPress: A Social App from Japan for Stuff That Matters to You

FeelPress is a fun social sharing app from Japan-based imonomi inc which launches today. It’s a clever service that’s dedicated ...

  • August 23, 2012
  • at 9:15 am
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