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.
Tokyo-based translation platform Gengo revealed earlier today that it has translated over 200 million words to date.
HalalMinds uses a barcode scanner to let users verify if a product is halal - an especially useful feature for those who can't read Japanese.
FreakOut's DSP platform matches brands with the most effective advertising spot for each impression by utilizing a massive amount of stored audience data.
Kenji Takahashi, the guy behind the intriuging Oculus Rift game Dogelus2 shares some of his thoughts in an interview with us.
What if Japan's video game music geniuses could be unleashed upon the world by one single company? What then?
8securities, seeking US$5M Series B, launches in Japan and introduces new services.
PeaTix’s growth is something its founders attribute to their ability to focus on customers’ needs.
Too busy to read Tech in Asia twice a day? We forgive you (this time). Here's a refresher course on the past week's biggest stories.
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Thailand’s leading restaurant review site Wongnai has just secured funding from the investment subsidiary of Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd.
Tokyo-based Gree Ventures announced the initial closing of its second fund earlier today, valued at 5 billion yen (approximately US$50 million).
The world of Orience opens its doors to mobile gamers today, as Final Fantasy Agito has finally hit the Japanese Android and iOS stores.
Achieving success as an entrepreneur anywhere is a challenge, so while I could understand the appeal of targeting Silicon Valley, there are enough factors to co...
Japan-based Terra Motors – the company that develops, manufactures, and sells electric scooters and tuk-tuks – announced today that it has secured a US$10 milli...
Do you have a truly unique game or game idea you'd like to show off at TGS? The game show wants to hear from you; here's how you apply.
Japan’s powerhouse messaging app Line announced last February that it would begin accepting applications for sticker sets made by ordinary folks (or more likely...