Posts Tagged: Japan


jmty

A ‘Craigslist’ for Japan, But is it Wanted?

Japan’s Infinity Venture Partners have launched a Japanese language classifieds website. The new site, called JMTY.jp (or jimoti), will pr...

  • April 22, 2011
  • at 10:01 am
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apple store

Apple: Supply Chain Not Greatly Affected by Japan Earthquake

COO Tim Cook informed in Apple’s earnings call that the company’s supply chain has not been greatly affected after Japan’s tragic eart...

  • April 21, 2011
  • at 12:54 pm
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How To Track Power Consumption at Home in Real Time

Since the 9.0-magnitude earthquake hit Tohoku region in Japan, there has been a shortage of electricity throughout Kanto area. Tokyo is of n...

  • April 21, 2011
  • at 9:38 am
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capcom

Capcom Makes Beeline for Social Gaming

Having announced plans to bring Resident Evil to the GREE social networking service yesterday, Capcom followed up today with an even bigger ...

  • April 19, 2011
  • at 10:38 pm
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Comparing Facebook’s Size with Japan, Indonesia and Asia

Facebook’s growth never fails to amaze us. Over the years, the social network has slowly become the de facto network in most parts of ...

  • April 19, 2011
  • at 5:34 am
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Mac OS X: Hot in Singapore, Ice-Cold in China [CHART]

I was curious to see a report from my friends over at TUAW.com saying that Singapore had cracked the top 10 of countries with highest Mac OS...

  • April 16, 2011
  • at 11:00 pm
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Tenki on Facebook

Japan’s Quake Alert Site Gets Facebook Page

Tenki.jp is the website of the Japan Weather Association, but many people know it as a place to turn to after an earthquake to check its loc...

  • April 15, 2011
  • at 9:48 am
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Feel on! iPhone App Lets You Tweet with Emotion

A new Twitter client for iPhone “Feel on!” (iTunes link and available only in Japan store) was released last week. “Anoth...

  • April 13, 2011
  • at 8:38 am
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Twitter Adds Japan, Jakarta and Kuala Lumpur as Trend Locations

Good news in Asia as Twitter adds 70 more trend locations including Japan, Philippines, Jakarta and Kuala Lumpur. They are now live on Twitt...

  • April 12, 2011
  • at 10:18 am
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drcrop

DrCrop: A Fun Photomontage App From Japan

Here’s a clever photo app coming from Cybozu StartUps in Japan. DrCrop is billed as a ‘social photomontage service’ now available for ...

  • April 22, 2011
  • at 8:38 am
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niconicodouga

19 Million Users Strong, Nico Nico Douga Launches English Beta Site

Popular Japanese video site Nico Nico Douga has announced an English beta version. The new site can be accessed at Niconico.com. The servic...

  • April 21, 2011
  • at 12:09 pm
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shiseido

Japan’s Largest Cosmetics Maker to Open Internet Mall

In an effort to bring in young, new customers, Shiseido – which is Japan’s leading cosmetics brand – plans to open a new b...

  • April 20, 2011
  • at 8:38 am
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ponponpain

Japanese With Tummy-Aches Tweet for Relief

Ponponpa.in is a wonderfully simple website from Japan that aims to bring relief to anyone suffering from a stomach ache by bringing them to...

  • April 19, 2011
  • at 6:22 pm
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Fukushima Tweets, Radiation Cloud visualized over time [MAP]

Here’s a pretty fascinating animated graphic from socialintensity.org. The graphic shows two things: radiation intensity and ‘so...

  • April 18, 2011
  • at 11:59 am
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Japan’s Pikubo Targets Indonesia With Blackberry App

Pikubo, a popular Japanese photo-sharing application, is now available on Blackberry. The application is released by Singapore-based Apps Fo...

  • April 15, 2011
  • at 4:05 pm
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gree mig33

mig33 and GREE Partner for Social Gaming

Two Asia-based social services teamed up today as mobile social network mig33 out of Singapore and uber-popular GREE of Japan announced an a...

  • April 13, 2011
  • at 8:59 pm
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QuakeBook

One Month After March 11 Disaster, #Quakebook Goes on Sale

Nearly one month to the day after Japan’s tragic March 11th earthquake, the Twitter-sourced Quakebook is on sale at Amazon today, with eve...

  • April 12, 2011
  • at 1:00 pm
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Fukushima Fallout mod

Japanese Nuclear Plant Recreated in Video Game Fall Out 3

Images of the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant have been posted over on Fallout 3 Nexus. The user who posted them appears to be Japanese, as hi...

  • April 12, 2011
  • at 9:38 am
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