Posts Tagged: Japan


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10 Ideas From Startup Weekend Tokyo

The final pitches were made at Startup Weekend Tokyo yesterday. We caught all 13 presentations but only managed to understand and note down ...

  • May 23, 2011
  • at 11:08 am
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Great Ideas Emerge in Startup Weekend Tokyo

Startup Weekend is being held in Tokyo, Japan right now, and we’re delighted to attend and report what we see. On the first day, entrepren...

  • May 21, 2011
  • at 10:18 pm
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PopCap First on Renren China, Now on GREE Japan

After invading China with the help of Renren, Popcap Games moves on to Japan with the help of TAITO Corporation. The fruit of the partnershi...

  • May 20, 2011
  • at 10:21 am
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Asahi Digital

Japan’s Asahi Shimbun Goes Digital. Or Does it?

The good people over at Asiajin reported earlier today that The Asahi Shimbun, one of the largest newspapers in the world, will now offer di...

  • May 19, 2011
  • at 10:18 am
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Ipad Water Wear

Can’t Part With Your iPad While You Swim? Try Water Wear [VIDEO]

Here in Japan summer has practically arrived, and for iPad lovers planning to cool off at the beach, they are faced with the problem of wate...

  • May 17, 2011
  • at 11:08 am
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Docomo Rolls Out Nine New Smartphones in Japan [PHOTOS]

This afternoon Docomo held a press conference to show off its new lineup of mobile phones for this summer season. This time the Docomo reper...

  • May 16, 2011
  • at 9:15 pm
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Docomo and Twitter Announce Agreement on Mobile Services

Docomo issued an announcement today that the company has come to an agreement with Twitter to include features of the popular microblog on i...

  • May 13, 2011
  • at 4:08 pm
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Musical Acts Wimp Out On Japan, NMA Animates It

After a number of musicians cancelled Japan tour plans due to radiation concerns, Taiwanese animation studio NMA (Next Media Animation) has ...

  • May 11, 2011
  • at 8:48 am
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Linked in Japan

LinkedIn Coming to Japan, Hiring

Joi Ito, who was just recently announced as the new director of MIT’s Media Lab, has written over on his blog that he has been advising Li...

  • May 9, 2011
  • at 11:19 am
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Q Live

Meet Q Live, Winners of 2011 Startup Weekend Tokyo [Video]

As we mentioned a few days back, we have been in attendance at Startup Weekend here in Tokyo, Japan to see what kind of great ideas can be p...

  • May 23, 2011
  • at 10:18 am
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Decorate and Share Your Pictures With Snapeee, The New Instagram

“Snapeee” is a new Instagram + Purikura app for the iPhone. [For your information, Purikura is a fashionable photographic boot...

  • May 20, 2011
  • at 9:14 pm
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Ipad Japan Scroll Application

20-Meter Ancient Japanese Scroll on Your iPad

It’s always great to see technology put to use to preserve culture. One of the best examples of this that you’ll ever see is Samurai Art...

  • May 19, 2011
  • at 9:10 pm
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Kazuyoshi Saito

Japan’s Nuclear Protest Songs Go Viral

There’s an interesting report by The Asahi Shimbun today about Japanese nuclear protest songs going viral on the web, while mainstream...

  • May 18, 2011
  • at 9:10 am
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Winny

Muslims in Japan Sue After Documents Leaked Via P2P Last Year

Last year in Japan sensitive anti-terrorism police documents were leaked over the peer-to-peer network Winny. Subsequently a number of musli...

  • May 17, 2011
  • at 9:18 am
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Necomimi

Cool Japanese Cat Ears Reveal Feelings by Reading Brainwaves

Smile, frown or grin… Humans have multiple ways to reveal emotions. How about using a pair of cat ears? It looks fun. Japan’s Ne...

  • May 15, 2011
  • at 12:18 am
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Navi-Facebook: A Japanese Guide For Facebook

As western social networks and internet services catch on in Japan, you’ll often see corresponding books and websites spring up to explain...

  • May 11, 2011
  • at 10:18 pm
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Livlis: Auctions Made Simple Through Twitter Social Graph

Whether you’re buying or selling, using auction services like eBay (or in Japan, “Yahoo Auction”) could take a lot of work...

  • May 10, 2011
  • at 9:18 am
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LinkedIn Japan To Be Launched By Joi Of Neoteny Labs

Not only is Joichi “Joi” Ito extremely busy with Neoteny Labs and with his upcoming new appointment at MIT Media Lab, he just an...

  • May 9, 2011
  • at 10:54 am
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