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.
InfinityAR makes a software-based augmented reality (AR) engine that will let people interact with augmented content in their physical surroundings.
Tokyo-based Origami has raised JPY 1.6 billion in series B funding, led by SoftBank Group, Credit Saison, and angel investor Makoto Takano.
Tokyo-based live-streaming service Twitcasting, launched in 2010, just broke 10 million users - without any love from Silicon Valley.
Japan’s leading tech-focused business association put on a pitch contest. In addition to an $8,500 prize, the winner comes to Tech in Asia Singapore 2015.
With announcement of DeNA Palette initiative, Japanese gaming giant aims to release ten category-specific content curation platforms by year’s end.
The telco debuted two prepaid SIM card vending machines for foreign tourists last week, with more to come ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
The organizers behind Austria's biggest tech event want to build a bridge between Asian startups and European investors.
Instead of being locked down to a gaming console, Exvision's gesture-recognition module complements an endless library of smartphone and tablet games.
Six months after cancelling its previous bid, Line has a new CEO and a host of new services.
April Fools' Day has everyone at Tech in Asia a bit paranoid about getting duped by fake stories.
Specifically listed among the offending content are three Japanese anime TV shows: Blood-C, Terror in Resonance, and Highschool of the Dead.
Gunosy was first to the IPO finish-line, but SmartNews has the higher valuation now.
Just a week after the gaming company confirmed that its South Korean office was being investigated for embezzlement, more bad news.
The personal mobility device will be sold to local governments and enterprise customers from April 1.
Ten teams from the prestigious University of Tokyo crossed the globe to show off their gadgets in Austin. Here are the remaining five.
Ten teams from the prestigious University of Tokyo crossed the globe to show off their gadgets in Austin (and plug their Kickstarter campaigns).
Ring Zero cuts the original device's weight in half and increases gesture accuracy by 300 percent. It also teaches users how to gesture properly.
Ecommerce titan Rakuten is doubling down on its struggling Kobo ereaders by acquiring an ebook marketplace called OverDrive.
After years of speculation, Nintendo's landmark characters are finally coming to smartphones and tablets.
Since its founding in 2011, Peatix has sold over 1.2 million tickets across 50,000 events in 26 countries.
Three young entrepreneurs, all born in 1992, were given the chance to quiz Tomoko Namba on how she founded DeNA and became a landmark entrepreneur.
The company is nearing 8 million monthly active users, a little more than a year after averaging 1 million. Now, it wants to take that growth overseas.
Tech in Asia Tour Tokyo results: 6 pitches, 3 VCs, but only 1 startup going on a free trip to Singapore
Six of Japan's most promising startups took the stage for a chance to leave their mark on a panel of investors and gathered tech industry insiders.
Trippino has all the standard features of a typical travel app - but with a unique and money-saving addition that's sure to be a hit with Thai travelers.