The latest iteration of Beatrobo's PlugAir hardware uses sound waves to authorize ecommerce payments, just by plugging it into a mobile device's audio jack.
Mirrativ allows users to broadcast their entire mobile device screen, with Twitch-like live video commentary.
SoftBank customers will be able to sign up for Netflix from September 2. The telco will also preinstall the Netflix app on its handsets starting this fall.
Nota combines a take-over-the-world mentality, honed in the US, with humble Kyoto roots.
While BuzzFeed went solo on previous international expansions, it hopes Yahoo Japan can help it crack the uniquely challenging domestic market.
With 10 million downloads in its first month and 96 percent of players outside of Japan, Brain Dots solidifies Translimit as a mobile gaming hitmaker.
Ptengine collects data about web visitor behavior, which can then be used to optimize your site's design and boost conversion rates.
Netflix is definitely coming to Japan, but it's still unclear whether shows like House of Cards or Orange is the New Black will be crossing the Pacific with it.
SoftBank will provide winners with funding for prototype development, test marketing, and possible deployment through the tech giant's sales channels.
Masayoshi Son says the chair of the future won't be a piece of furniture - it will be a healthcare device that's connected to your shoes and refrigerator.
The new facility is the last of 17 regional innovation centers that will support local entrepreneurs, as envisioned by President Park Geun-hye.
Masayoshi Son gave a radical keynote at SoftBank World 2015, unveiling Pepper for Biz and predicting that the singularity will arrive in 2018.
The Singapore-based venture capital firm will use the new fund for seed and series A investments in consumer-facing internet and mobile startups.
From heavy machinery ecommerce to gamified medtech, our final event in the lead-up to Tech in Asia Tokyo 2015 didn't disappoint.
By using a combination of AI, machine learning, and geospatial data, this Japanese loyalty app filters out the noise to send tailored offers just for you.