Posts Tagged: Japan


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 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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Kickstarter-Funded Film ‘Blind’ Portrays Post-Nuclear Tokyo

In the past we’ve written about how many creative individuals have used the crowd-funding service Kickstarter to raise money for proje...

  • September 5, 2011
  • at 2:00 pm
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Japan’s Capcom Says Opportunities are Overseas, Domestic Merger Not an Option

Thanks to the folks over at Gamasutra for pointing out this interesting note from Capcom emphasizing that its future business success depend...

  • September 2, 2011
  • at 10:00 pm
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Japan’s GREE Announces Plans For Five Overseas Subsidiaries

We’ve written a lot about the recent overseas activities of notable Japanese companies. Just a couple of weeks back we told you about ...

  • September 2, 2011
  • at 9:08 am
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sony-tablets

Sony’s Tablet S, Tablet P Available this Fall, on Docomo Network in Japan

This morning in Tokyo, I dropped in on Sony’s press conference where it was showing off its upcoming pair of Android tablets. It was a...

  • September 1, 2011
  • at 12:25 pm
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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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Mainichi App Preserves Newspaper Special Editions on the iPad

It’s always encouraging when we see modern technology being used to preserve important things from the past. A few months back we wrot...

  • September 5, 2011
  • at 10:19 am
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What’s popular on Google+? Find out on Journal+

Journal+, a website that gathers popular posts from Google+, was released by User Local last week. It’s a web magazine that brings tog...

  • September 2, 2011
  • at 11:20 am
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onsay

OnSay iPhone App Lets You Call Twitter Friends For Free

While many of us use Skype for our internet phone calls, one application in Japan is aspiring to provide an alternative, one that taps into ...

  • September 1, 2011
  • at 9:50 pm
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Docomo and KT Agree to Share Smartphone Content

This afternoon Japanese mobile operator NTT Docomo announced an agreement with South Korean operator KT that will see the two companies shar...

  • August 31, 2011
  • at 8:00 pm
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