Line is branching into HR with the help of a local recruiting firm. The new service will go live in February.
This ordinary-looking pen hides a battery pack for your smartphone, a touchscreen stylus, and… a pen
Thanko's new battery pack offers a stealth option for emergency juice.
Square Enix Smileworks has been shut down after failing to meet expectations.
When it comes to Bitcoin, I’ve always been an outsider looking in. Living in China, government crackdowns have made the cryptocurrency largely inaccessible, so I’ve been content to sit on the sideline...
After a seven-month wait following regulatory approval, the card service finally arrives. Rakuten is trying to export the winning service for the first time.
Brainwars is gaining ground on the competition and the company behind it will be releasing more new games this year.
If you've ever wanted to live the life of an ocean sunfish, this game is for you. Survive, mola mola!
With over half of its 3 million users in Asia, Stellar has shown positive growth since its debut last year. Going forward, its going to need local champions to reach its full potential.
The latest robot companion from Japan craves attention, like a cross between a Tamagotchi and one of those dolls from home economics class.
Recruit's human resources service made it one Japan's most celebrated companies, worth nearly $2 billion. Even so, the global rollout of AirRegi, a free point of sale product might be what it becomes ...
Samurai Incubate will have front-row seats to the growing startup scene in Israel.
Only a week into the new year and already the storyline for Tech in Japan 2015 are coming into focus. Yes, there is more than just Line Taxi.
The startup is a one-stop-shop for taking care of funeral arrangements and passing on financial assets at a fraction of the cost its analog competitors charge.
The undisclosed funding follows piqued interest in Southeast Asian tech firms by Japanese investors.
Japan-based startup Cerevo hopes that the data its smart bindings' sensors collect will help new snowboarders pick up the sport faster.
The funds will go towards growing its presence in Southeast Asia, Japan, and Australia and New Zealand.
Line's entry into the on-demand taxi industry could be a big hit in Japan. But what does that mean for the rest of Asia?