Companies large and small are always eager to get their apps in front of eyeballs, and equally keen to measure how much money they’re making from ads. As a resu...
Internet Penetration Rate 90.6%
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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.
Yoshihiko Kawamura lent his perspective on the challenges facing Japan’s startups in a frank, wide-ranging interview with Tech in Asia.
Japanese startup GLM partners with racing car manufacturer TommyKaira to create all-electric sports cars.
Framed is more than a high-end digital art frame - it’s the vehicle for an online digital artwork marketplace.
Apple’s newest financial earnings report (for fiscal 2014 Q3; or April to June in human time) shows stellar growth in China.
The consumer confidence level in India currently is the highest in the world, according to a survey conducted by research firm Nielsen in 60 countries.
“Hidden Chat” allows the user to have private chats with friends which will be automatically deleted within one minute.
Monster Hunter 10th anniversary celebrations continue with release of Monster Hunter 4 spectacle frames
Capcom has paired up with Japanese eyewear maker Alook to produce Monster Hunter 4 spectacle frames! Shut up and take my money!
Duolingo, the language-learning app that’s translating the internet, arrives in Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Vietnam, and Indonesia.
Adways, a Tokyo-headquartered company founded in February 2001, today employs over a thousand employees worldwide and generated US$221 million in revenue last y...
Nikesh Arora, a 10-year Google veteran, will leave Mountain View and join the ranks of Japan’s most aggressive telco. Arora will join the company in October.
What Volkswagen, Toyota, General Motors, Ford, Honda, Nissan, and BMW have in common, apart from being Fortune 100 auto majors, is that they are AdNear clients.
Hiroyuki Watanabe found enough success with the first B Dash Ventures fund that he is trying triple the size of the new one according to reports.
[Exclusive] Japanese businessmen started a $10M fund to be the next Andreessen/Horowitz… in Singapore
Shuhei Morofuji and Hideki Fujita are moving to Singapore. Their $10M fund will mostly target seed and Series A cross-border startups in South East Asia.
Where do companies like Rakuten, Alibaba, and Youtube find translators? Gengo. (#StartupAsia preview)
Founder Robert Laing will be on stage for a fireside chat, where we'll warmly welcome him with burning questions like, "Why can't I just use Google Translate?"
“I was frustrated by the information gap between property developers and the end consumers. Even when I’m part of the real estate industry, obtaining informatio...
Android apps connected to Japan’s Metaps have been downloaded 1 billion times – find out what the firm is working on now
Metaps is taking its online payment solution to the US and EU. Afterwards, it wants to create an ecommerce system that does not require conventional money.
Thai shoppers, rejoice – popular Japanese chat app Line, which has 24 million registered users in the Land of Smiles, just rolled out a standalone ecommerce app...
William Saito discusses the state of Japan’s startup ecosystem, what’s holding it back, and how it can eventually thrive.
Line is set to file for a huge IPO with the Tokyo Stock Exchange, according to reports today.