Line is dominating Asia, but how does CEO Takeshi Idezawa think they can push into the rest of the world?
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Japan, is an island nation in East Asia. Japan is a developed country and has the world’s third-largest economy by nominal GDP and the world’s fourth-largest economy by purchasing power parity. Japan ranks high in metrics of prosperity such as the Human Development Index, with the Japanese population enjoying the highest life expectancy of any country in the world and the third lowest infant mortality rate.
Country data primarily sourced from World Bank's Data Bank.
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.
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This startup raised $160k on Kickstarter to build the Window, a screen that displays 4K video of beautiful settings to help you relax at home.
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.
After events in Osaka and Fukuoka - and elsewhere across Asia - Tech in Asia is bringing our pitch contest series to Tokyo.
Catch Om Malik at Tech in Asia Tokyo 2015, as he reflects on the legacy he’s created with Gigaom and what lies in store for the media industry.
Recruit will utilize WOVN's translation widget to make navigating its websites easier for foreigners living in and visiting Japan.
Four startups competed in a Tech in Asia pitch battle on July 16 in Fukuoka, one of Japan's startup hotbeds. The winner will be at TiA Tokyo 2015 in September.
Decoded Fashion pitted hometown heroes against US challengers in Japan's first fashion-meets-tech pitch competition. Who came out on top?
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Tech in Asia's Road to Tokyo Tour 2015 is coming to Fukuoka on July 16. Five startups will pitch battle for a single spot at Tech in Asia Tokyo this September.
Here are five things that entrepreneurs and coders can learn from geek-turned-CEO Satoru Iwata.
Meet the founder of Tokyo-based social gaming company DeNA at Tech in Asia Tokyo 2015.
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