Synclogue, an app that allows Windows users to sync applications across multiple computers, is launching an English version of its service this week.
Internet Penetration Rate37.8%
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.
Japanese telco Softbank will invest over $20 million in startups in the Philippines with the creation of a new fund.
Asia’s largest fighting game tournament is back in South East Asia Major 2014 (SEA Major), and contrary to the usual marketing spiel you see about events, I can...
Japan remains one of the few developed countries in the world where possession of child pornography isn’t a punishable offense. That is expected to change soon.
Social Recruiting, a Tokyo-based startup that claims to be Japan’s number one social recruiting service, received more than $2 million in series A funding.
NTT Docomo, Japan’s largest wireless carrier, will show off a prototype of what the company is calling the world’s first SIM-based authentication device today.
Dedicated Wordpress cloud hosting startup Sova raised about $3 million in seed funding.
Japanese 3D printing service Kabuku has announced $2 million in series A funding led by CyberAgent Ventures.
NTT Docomo subscription service offers Angry Birds with premium in-game items that regenerate each month
Japanese subscription-based lifestyle service Sugotoku-contents is offering Angry Birds with premium items that regenerate each month.
Movida Japan, the startup accelerator founded by Taizo Son, gave its fifth graduating class of startups the stage at a Demo Day event in Tokyo yesterday.
It is the end of an era for the Playstation Portable (PSP), and the start of a new one for the Playstation Vita.
Startup Asia Tokyo is months away - in September - but now's the right time to prepare if you're attending our first ever Japan event.
Japan’s DeNA built its empire from games for feature phones and desktop PCs, but its legacy in leisure isn’t stopping it from tackling more serious matters. The...
Tokyo-based online education startup Mana.bo is aiming to disrupt Japan’s deeply entrenched juku market by moving lessons online.
Things are still moving fast in Asia as the northern hemisphere warms up and June approaches. Stay up to date with all of our biggest stories from the past week...
Despite the recent meltdown of Tokyo-based Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox, the city has received its first fully-operational Bitcoin ATM.
Rakuten Marketing has acquired British data analytics firm DC Storm for an undisclosed amount.
Compath Me, the startup behind Kiddy, has completed a US$500,000 financing round led by Venture United.