Posts Tagged: Japan


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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.ORGs for Japan

Free Renewal of .ORGs Domains for Japan Due to Earthquake

Public Interest Registry (PIR), the manager of .ORG, has announced that it will be waiving renewal fees for Japan-based .ORGs which could un...

  • April 12, 2011
  • at 8:38 am
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Japan’s Conyac is a Social Translation Network for the World

Founded in February 2009, Japan-based Conyac matches skillful translators with users who need help in translation. In short, it is a social ...

  • April 11, 2011
  • at 8:58 am
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Microsoft IE9

Microsoft delayed IE9 to ease pressure on Japan’s network

The Japanese version of Internet Explorer 9 was delayed back on March 15 by Microsoft, as the company cited concerns over the effect that it...

  • April 7, 2011
  • at 4:53 pm
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How To Voice Tweet Through Twitter

Forget about Twitter’s 140 characters limitation. With Twitvoice, we can now tweet with our voice through Twitter. Launch on 31 March 2011...

  • April 6, 2011
  • at 10:46 am
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Gamers Heart Japan

Gamers Heart Japan: Videogame community raises money for relief

If haven’t brought yourself to give to the Japan earthquake relief effort, here’s yet another reason to help out. Gamers Heart J...

  • April 4, 2011
  • at 6:49 pm
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3DS price in Japan is gradually dropping according to Kakaku.com

Nintendo 3DS Holds an Edge in Japan but Sales, Prices Declining

The Nintendo 3DS is still the top selling console in Japan, but the latest numbers indicate that might not hold up for long. At the end of M...

  • April 3, 2011
  • at 10:30 am
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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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messages for japan

Google Lets You Send Messages for Japan in Any Language

Since the earthquake and tsunami struck Japan last month, people from around the world have sent countless messages of pray, hope and suppor...

  • April 11, 2011
  • at 2:50 pm
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How To Send Gifts Through Twitter

Ever wanted to show your appreciation to your friends on Twitter? Now you can, with a Twitter micro-gift service named Giftee. With Giftee, ...

  • April 8, 2011
  • at 8:08 am
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Docomo Touch Wood sh-08c_tw_c

Docomo’s YouTube Ad Goes Viral

Here’s a great commercial for DOCOMO’s Touch Wood phone, a handset on sale now in Japan made with an entirely wooden body. Recently the ...

  • April 6, 2011
  • at 3:46 pm
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China Leads Trademark Filings Rebound in 2010

The World Intellectual Property Organizations (WIPO) has just released its 2010 international trademark filings numbers, and the countries w...

  • April 5, 2011
  • at 10:53 pm
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Masayoshi Son

Softbank CEO pledges 10 billion yen to quake victims

Softbank’s president, Masayoshi Son, will be personally contributing the enormous sum of  10 billion yen (about $118 million) to the Japa...

  • April 4, 2011
  • at 3:17 pm
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Starbucks support for Japan

Starbucks Begins Campaign for Japan using Twitter, Instagram

Some of you may have noticed this past week that Starbucks’ Twitter account (@starbucks) was displaying a different avatar.   The alt...

  • April 2, 2011
  • at 10:00 am
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