From language lessons to furniture assembly, Anytimes helps locals connect with each other to complete odd jobs for extra income.
Can Fove's affordable eye-tracking technology - promising a deeper, more emotional gaming experience - differentiate it from billion-dollar rival Oculus Rift?
After a year in stealth, the Silicon Valley payment service opens its doors to Japan’s businesses.
Inventor Kentaro Yoshifuji overcame his own convalescence to build a small, unassuming robot that can change how individuals with serious medical difficulties e...
Oneteam announced today that it has secured seed funding just three months after starting up – and before the product is even launched into closed beta.
No credit card? No problem. Paidy underwrites ecommerce transactions in Japan with just a user's email address or phone number.
Fukuoka-based television shopping startup Imanee earlier this week revealed that it has received JPY 10 million (US$83,400) in seed funding from CyberAgent Vent...
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A drone carrying radioactive cesium was landed on the roof of a government office to protest the Fukushima nuclear crisis.
Consumer wearables steal all the headlines, but enterprise wearables may become the unsung heroes of the smart gadget movement.
With nearly half a billion dollars invested in Japanese startups last year, 2014 was a banner year for the country’s burgeoning entrepreneurs.
Despite strong domestic competitors in Japan and beyond, Digital Garage has high hopes for the American challenger.
Line earned US$236 million and increased its monthly active user count to 205 million between January and March.
This Tokyo-based startup used its prior experience in messaging and real-time video editing to release a launch-day app for Apple Watch.
This early stage VC, which has the backing of leading Japanese tech corporations, wants to invest in consumer-focused mobile internet startups in India.
Another quarter, another period of record-breaking growth for Apple in Asian markets, and in China in particular.
Popular in Japan and elsewhere in Asia, ChatWork was an early mover in the enterprise social network space. It focuses on SMEs rather than tech-savvy startups.
Tokyo Digital Music Syndicates wants to make pressing a limited-run LP easy and affordable for indie artists and small record labels. But that's just the start.
After debuting at KDDI’s demo day last July, Repro releases its alpha version.
The startup is getting new funds and a new CEO as co-founder Matthew Romaine takes center stage.
US-based startup OneSignal (formerly GameThrive) just got a big boost with funding from the VC arm of Rakuten.
Michelle Phan shot to fame with her make-up tutorials on YouTube. Now she's a startup powerhouse. Her next move is going from the US to Asia.
"It's no secret that Baidu's Japanese search engine never got much traction," admitted a Baidu spokesperson today.
Luxa was already a member of the alliance. Now it is set to be a featured piece for a long time to come.
Apple opened its Apple Watch Store in Tokyo this morning at Shinjuku's Isetan department store.
After growing Line into a global phenomenon, Akira Morikawa is ready to start from scratch.