Posts Tagged: Japan

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Apple’s Profit Growth Highest in Asia Pacific

Over on The Motley Fool blog there’s an outstanding breakdown of Apple’s sales and profit growth according to region, and the re...

  • June 29, 2011
  • at 11:02 am
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Japan’s DeNA Continues Global Push, Establishes Korean Subsidiary

Japanese social gaming company DeNA announced today that its new South Korean subsidiary has officially begun operations. According to the a...

  • June 27, 2011
  • at 3:00 pm
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Japanese Pop Star Aimi Eguchi Revealed as Computer-Generated

Recently fans of popular Japanese idol group AKB48 were surprised to find the band had a new member, featured in a short commercial for a ca...

  • June 23, 2011
  • at 12:06 pm
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‘One Piece’ Game Blends Playing Cards and iPhone AR App

At the International Tokyo Toy Show this past weekend, Bandai was showing off its augmented reality game ‘OnePiece ARcardass.’ S...

  • June 22, 2011
  • at 9:00 am
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Sony Unveils Lighter, Greener PS3 for Japan

Finally some good news coming from Sony, as the company has announced a new PlayStation 3 model for the Japan market. This new version will ...

  • June 21, 2011
  • at 11:52 am
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MoSo: A Fun and Cool Video Editing App for Mac OS X

MoSo stands for movie for social communication. The service is an easy-to-use movie creator/editor for Mac, developed by Shinji Murakoshi f...

  • June 20, 2011
  • at 2:31 pm
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The Problem with Facebook in Japan

Adam is a dedicated researcher about new media trends. He has been researching about online social networks since 2005. The Japanese online ...

  • June 20, 2011
  • at 9:18 am
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After Nuclear Disaster, Website Matches Concerned Japanese with Housing Abroad

In the wake of Japan’s tragic earthquake and tsunami and subsequent nuclear disaster, many people are concerned over how much of a threat...

  • June 17, 2011
  • at 8:51 am
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Smartphones Used By Doctors in Japan to View EKG records

The Ohashi Clinic at Japan’s Tohu University Medical Center has begun a full-scale implementation of a electrocardiograph records syst...

  • June 15, 2011
  • at 9:09 am
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Mixi and Nike Japan Get Results With Social Banner Ads Campaign

Mixi is the biggest social network in Japan and it has always aimed to create its social graph based on real human-to-human connections. The...

  • June 27, 2011
  • at 10:00 pm
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Japan’s Sleipnir Mobile Browser Brings Tabbed Browsing to iOS [Demo]

Sleipnir Mobile, the mobile browser from Japan-based Fenrir, is an interesting alternative to Apple’s own Mobile Safari. Having recent...

  • June 27, 2011
  • at 9:57 am
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iPhone Apps in Asia: China is a Huge, Japan is Most Expensive

Research firm Distimo released a report today explaining some key findings about iOS app usage in Asia. Perhaps most notable was its ranking...

  • June 22, 2011
  • at 4:11 pm
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Japanese Gaming Giants DeNA, Level-5 Team Up for Professor Layton Royale

DeNA sent us word today that it was cooperating with fellow Japanese game company Level-5 to form a “comprehensive global business allianc...

  • June 21, 2011
  • at 6:00 pm
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World’s Most Powerful Supercomputer is Japan’s ‘K,’ Surpasses China

The 2011 International Supercomputing Conference in Hamburg today witnessed a new king of supercomputers take the crown as the world’s mos...

  • June 20, 2011
  • at 5:30 pm
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Asia Pacific’s Mobile Ad Revenue To Hit $6.9 Billion by 2015

A new report from research firm Gartner says that global mobile ad revenue is projected to reach $20.6 billion by 2015. The Asia-Pacific reg...

  • June 20, 2011
  • at 11:08 am
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How Much Does Asia Like Group-buy Services?

There are some interesting numbers coming from comScore today showing the top ten global markets for Groupon according to unique visitors in...

  • June 17, 2011
  • at 2:01 pm
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Twitter Partners with Yahoo Japan for Tweet Integration

Continuing its push to reach more people in the Japanese market, Twitter announced today that it has partnered with Yahoo Japan in a deal th...

  • June 15, 2011
  • at 1:17 pm
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Start-up Helps You Find Local Travel Guides Across 1,000 Cities

Traveling can be a pain when you’re wasting time finding the right places to go. But that is all solved if you have local guide to bring y...

  • June 14, 2011
  • at 1:34 pm
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