Posts Tagged: Japan

Colopl

Aiming for the Top in Mobile Gaming: A Talk with COLOPL’s Naruatsu Baba

Social Game Report is a website covering mobile social gaming run by Mynet Inc. It posts news and research on the market through Social Game...

  • November 12, 2012
  • at 5:40 pm
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Jukebox SMS Aims to Revive the Jukebox Era with a Modern Twist

Two Swedish entrepreneurs, Peder Wahlberg and Gustav Evertsson, are hoping to bring back the Jukebox era with Jukeboxsms.com. The startup, w...

  • November 9, 2012
  • at 10:00 pm
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HTC Brings Windows Phone 8 Handsets to Indonesia

HTC has just launched its flagship Windows Phone 8 (WP8) handsets, the HTC 8S and 8X, at an event yesterday evening in Indonesia. Kompas cit...

  • November 9, 2012
  • at 5:20 pm
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Threadless has designs on Asia; Singapore a big part of its plans

Threadless is now seeking to partner with brick and mortar retailers as well as remote printing services in Singapore to better serve its cu...

  • November 8, 2012
  • at 9:11 pm
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Japan video game sales 2012

Nintendo Holds Funeral, I Mean, Unboxing for New Wii U Console

Leading up to the launch of its new Wii U game console later this month, Nintendo (TYO:7974) has just released a very unusual unboxing video...

  • November 8, 2012
  • at 11:15 am
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cygames

DeNA Picks Up 20 Percent Stake in Cygames for $92 Million

We’ve written much about the success of Cygames’s card battle game Rage of Bahamut both in its home market of Japan, as well as ...

  • November 7, 2012
  • at 5:35 pm
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watching-cute-girl

Japanese App ‘Watching Cute Girl’ Makes Sure You’re Never Alone

Here’s an app from Japan that is totally ridiculous, and probably not worth paying for — but I can’t help but share it any...

  • November 7, 2012
  • at 11:45 am
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DeNA’s Revenue Hits $627 million in 2nd Fiscal Quarter, Boosts International Success

Update: DeNA’s earnings slides in English embedded below Japanese mobile gaming giant DeNA (TYO:2432) has reported a whopping $627 mil...

  • November 6, 2012
  • at 4:15 pm
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Ever Wanted a Really Expensive Clipboard? Try Japan’s iPhone 5 Binder Case

For some reason, some of the craziest iPhone cases seem to originate from Japan. And this latest iPhone 5 case is no exception. New from pho...

  • November 5, 2012
  • at 8:30 pm
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kohei_nishiyama

CUUSOO’s Founder on Product Development and Tapping Public Opinion

Building products based on user feedback — Thanks to the internet and social media, this concept of product development is no longer n...

  • November 12, 2012
  • at 3:40 pm
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dena-yahoo-japan

DeNA and Yahoo Japan Partner to Offer Smartphone Social Games Next Spring

Today Japan’s DeNA (TYO:2432) has announced that it will be expanding its PC social games alliance with Yahoo Japan (TYO:4689) to incl...

  • November 9, 2012
  • at 9:07 pm
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Nexon Gets the Nod From Valve for DOTA 2 Launch in Japan and Korea

Korean games publisher Nexon (TYO:3659) has announced today that it’s bringing the hit game DOTA 2 to Japan and South Korea. The deal ...

  • November 8, 2012
  • at 10:30 pm
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voice-driver

Need for Noise: Voice-Controlled Race-Cars from Japan

Here’s a really crazy idea from Japan, the result of a collaboration between Japanese companies Kayac, Nissan, TBWA, Hakuhodo, and Ban...

  • November 8, 2012
  • at 3:40 pm
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meetrip

Japanese Online Travel Service Meetrip Expands to 10 Asian Cities

Some of our readers may recall reading our past feature about a travel sharing service Meetrip. It bills itself as a ‘travel sharing&#...

  • November 8, 2012
  • at 9:10 am
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language cloud

Tokyo-based Language Cloud Brings Learning Management Online

Readers may recall education startup Teamie, who won our Startup Arena event in Singapore this past February. They are just one example of m...

  • November 7, 2012
  • at 4:05 pm
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ads-beauvais

Japan’s Rakuten Acquires Alpha Direct Services with Aim of Improving Logistics

Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten (JSD:4755) announced (pdf) today that it has acquired French logistics company Alpha Direct Services for a...

  • November 6, 2012
  • at 9:00 pm
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CEATEC Japan, Huawei smartphone

Freemium App Revenues on the Rise in Asia and Around the World

App Annie has recently released some figures about the growth of Android and iOS in global markets, including Asia. The company points out t...

  • November 6, 2012
  • at 1:15 pm
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pico world

CyberAgent to Close English Version of its Ameba Pigg Virtual World

VS Media points out a CyberAgent (TYO:4751) announcement stating that the company will be closing the English version of its Ameba Pigg virt...

  • November 5, 2012
  • at 10:00 am
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