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Japan’s Tabelog hits 5M restaurant reviews, you’d need 13.5 years to read them all

The Japanese equivalent of Yelp, Tabelog, announced today that its total number of restaurant reviews have surpassed five million. To celebrate this huge milestone,...
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Chinese online flower shop forces men to choose their favorite girl

Based on our previous article, in Japanese China is very good at finding business opportunities among the year’s many holidays. Valentine’s Day on February 14th,...
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Postach.io: Could this be the perfect blog platform for Japan?

There are so many ways for people to start a blog these days. The recent trend of ‘static’ blog services like Scriptogr.am and Ghost...
Wantedly CEO Akiko Naka

Tokyo Office Tour: Find your dream job with friends on Wantedly

We recently featured Tokyo-based startup Wantedly as one of the nominees in last week’s CNet Japan Startup Awards. The company has taken an innovative...

Cooliris courts photo-crazed Japan with new localization

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N7R3U5gs8CM&w=630&h=350] Occasionally the folks from Palo Alto-based Cooliris swing through Tokyo as part of efforts to promote their photo sharing service in Asia....
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From tech startup to media company: Videogram evolves, with smart TV on the horizon

We’ve written about Cinemacraft’s Videogram solution a few times before here on The Bridge. It is a player that lies of top of existing...

Japan’s ‘Creative Survey’ proposes a prettier online questionnaire

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VeqZF7Sn0eU&w=620&h=350] There are more than a few online survey tools on the market these days, including the likes of Survey Monkey and Typeform....

Prepare authentic Japanese food with Cookpad’s top 25 recipes

We mentioned Japanese recipe portal Cookpad in our previous post 5 Internet services Japanese women can’t do without. With over 10 years of history...
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Japan finds a new way to work: In conversation with Crowdworks’ Koichiro Yoshida

See the original article in Japanese Tokyo-based Crowdworks, the startup behind the crowdsourcing platform of the same name, announced on December 2nd that it has...

Japanese deli delivery service begins closed beta for corporate users

See the original article in Japanese How many business people care about the nutritional balance of their diet? For busy professionals, maintaining a...