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Features

Boasting over 1.3M users, Japan’s Eureka tackles online dating with data-driven approach

See the original story in Japanese. Japanese startup Eureka has an office in Ebisu, Tokyo. Since its launch in 2008, the company has provided mobile...

Japanese news curation startup Gunosy earns seven-digit dollar figures every month

See the original story in Japanese, part of our coverage of the Infinity Ventures Summit Sapporo 2014. Our readers may recall that Japanese news curation...

Cerevo to set up $20M fund to accelerate Japan’s hardware startup ecosystem

See the original story in Japanese, part of our coverage of the Infinity Ventures Summit Sapporo 2014. Tokyo-based Cerevo, the Japanese startup best known for...
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Fujitsu unveils retail store analytics solution to visualize customer movement

The folks over at Tech-On have reported about some clever infrared sensor technology from Fujitsu that visualizes the movements of shoppers in a store....

Leap Motion CEO on expected Asia business expansion

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C9fqY7OAAj0?rel=0] At the Global Mobile Internet Conference 2014 in Beijing this week, we had a chance to speak with Leap Motion co-founder & CEO...

Young entrepreneur develops an app to support Muslims living in Japan

See the original article, written in Japanese With Tokyo chosen as host for the 2020 Olympics, the city is likely to get more...
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Inside Tencent: What lies ahead for China’s internet giant?

See the original article written in Japanese Some might suppose that Chinese internet companies would have their headquarters in the capital Beijing. But they...

In conversation with Whill, the Japanese personal mobility startup on a roll in Silicon...

Based on the original article, written in Japanese Whill is a Japanese startup developing next-generation personal mobility vehicles. Currently they’re based in Silicon Valley having...

Pocket adds support for 6 new languages, including Japanese

Yesterday, the popular read-it-later app Pocket launched in six new languages yesterday, adding support for Japanese, German, Italian, Russian, French, and Spanish. As...

New Japanese travel curation site achieves 600K pageviews just 10 days after launch

Based on the original article in Japanese We’ve been seeing many flavors of curation media here in Japan recently, including Iemo, focused on interior design,...