GLM's latest investment will be used to expand domestic sales of its Tommykaira ZZ EV and to produce a left-hand-drive model for international markets.
Internet Penetration Rate 90.6%
Literacy Rate N/A
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.
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.
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Nota combines a take-over-the-world mentality, honed in the US, with humble Kyoto roots.
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While BuzzFeed went solo on previous international expansions, it hopes Yahoo Japan can help it crack the uniquely challenging domestic market.
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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.
A fish hobbyist and entrepreneur has named his first product Dokdo Tank - a smart aquarium that he hopes evokes imagery of the disputed Korean islets.
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