Posts Tagged: Japan

Facebook Hits the Street to Promote a New Service in Japan

This afternoon there was quite a bit of buzz in the Japan Twitterverse about a mysterious Facebook display that was being erected in Tokyo&#...

  • June 7, 2011
  • at 3:55 pm
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Asia to Lead the World in Internet traffic in 2015 [INFOGRAPHIC]

Cisco has just published its annual Visual Networking Index, and the company forecasts that internet traffic is likely to reach over 80 exab...

  • June 2, 2011
  • at 2:10 pm
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Sony Announces Restoration of PSN By Week’s End, Hackers Standing By

Sony has announced that its PlayStation Network, which was subject to a massive security breach back in April, is to be fully restored by th...

  • June 1, 2011
  • at 10:14 am
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Dropbox Expands Into Asia With Softbank Partnership

According to a report from Bloomberg, online storage company Dropbox has inked a deal with Softbank Corp and Sony Ericsson that should help ...

  • May 31, 2011
  • at 10:24 am
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Japan has a Group-Buying Site for Premium Goods Only

Behold. Sorevo, a group-buying site which offers premium-products-only was recently launched in Japan. Like most group-buying site, offers...

  • May 30, 2011
  • at 1:18 am
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Docomo Demos Mobile Simultaneous Translation System [Video]

At Wireless Expo 2011 Docomo was showcasing its Mobile Simultaneous Translation System. The demonstration that I saw processed spoken Japane...

  • May 27, 2011
  • at 1:00 pm
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Docomo Showcases LTE Advanced at Wireless Expo 2011

Japanese mobile provider NTT Docomo was in attendance at Wireless Expo 2011 presenting its LTE-Advanced technology, which (as you might gues...

  • May 26, 2011
  • at 10:07 pm
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Tecmo Koei the Latest Japanese Game Publisher to Jump on Facebook

Fans of the classic Nintendo Entertainment System may recognize the ‘Tecmo’ of Tecmo Koei from the ever-so awesome Techmo Bowl football ...

  • May 26, 2011
  • at 9:08 am
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South Korea, Japan Lead Asia in Internet Contribution to GDP (For now)

According to a new report from McKinsey (pdf), the current internet revolution is driving economic change not seen since the 19th century. T...

  • May 25, 2011
  • at 12:50 pm
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How Docomo Plans To Use Mobile Data For City Planning & Earthquake Preparation

NTT Docomo recently announced a research project that would see it track the collective movements of mobile phone users in Tokyo, aggregatin...

  • June 4, 2011
  • at 10:00 am
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‘Monster Hunter: Dynamic Hunting’ Released for iPhone, Now No 1 in Japan App Store

Yesterday Japanese game developer Capcom announced the release of ‘Monster Hunter: Dynamic Hunting’ for iPhone and iPod Touch. The app i...

  • June 2, 2011
  • at 11:18 am
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LinkedIn has 18 Million Users in Asia Pacific

LinkedIn recently opened an APAC office in Singapore, as was officially confirmed by LinkedIn with a media release sent to us yesterday. I...

  • June 1, 2011
  • at 9:05 am
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Japan’s TEPCO Tries To Improve Transparency With Nuclear Plant Webcast

Tomorrow morning TEPCO, the operator of the Fukushima nuclear plant damaged by the March 11 earthquake and tsunami, will begin a live video ...

  • May 30, 2011
  • at 11:00 pm
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Asian Mobile Operators Well-Represented in Global Top 20

Here’s an interesting report from Wireless Intelligence ranking the top 20 global mobile operators according to revenue. As you might expe...

  • May 27, 2011
  • at 4:30 pm
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LinkedIn Has Value Preposition to Succeed in Japan, Digital Garage to Help

Digital Garage announced on Wednesday that it will provide marketing, public relations, market research, and product marketing support for ...

  • May 27, 2011
  • at 8:58 am
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Hands-On With the Dual Screens, Kyocera Echo [VIDEO]

While Kyocera’s Echo has been released in the US for a while, we were pleased to see it come to Tokyo for the Wireless Expo 2011. Kyocera ...

  • May 26, 2011
  • at 9:00 pm
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DeNA’s Tomoko Namba to Step Down as President, CEO

Japanese mobile social network and social game company DeNA announced today that it would undergo corporate restructuring as Tomoko Namba, t...

  • May 25, 2011
  • at 3:56 pm
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Japan’s NHK World Launches iPad Application

This week Japanese broadcaster NHK released its NHK World TV iPad application. Now English-speaking users can get the latest news and video ...

  • May 24, 2011
  • at 12:27 pm
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