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Unda mobile messaging app rebrands to VideoSelfie, secures new funding round

See the original story in Japanese. Unda is a mobile video messaging app brought from 500 Startups incubator last year. It will rebrand as VideoSelfie...

Japan’s BHI launches mobile apps that prevent info overload in messaging

Japanese startup BHI announced today that it has launched a suite of mobile apps called Swingnow, which will prevent information overload in messaging. The company...

Japanese hardware prototyping platform PocketDuino launches on Indiegogo

See the original story in Japanese. PocketDuino is an Android-compatible circuit board based on the Arduino prototyping platform. The product was developed by Japanese engineers...
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Yahoo Japan’s public transit app surpasses 10M downloads

Yesterday Yahoo Japan announced that its Yahoo Transit application, which tells you directions and transit times for walking, trains, buses, and planes, has surpassed...
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Fujitsu to offer mobile health support services to women in Japan

NTT Docomo recently unveiled its new summer smartphone lineup, and included among its new handsets was the Arrows NX F–05F. Made by Fujitsu, this...
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Japan-based Wantedly brings its social job platform to Android

Back in February we told you about the release of a new iOS application from Japan-based Wantedly, allows you to access the startup’s online...
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Japanese homescreen customization app breaks through 25M downloads, enjoys international success

United Inc, the Japanese maker of smartphone customization app Cocoppa, announced today that their flagship app has surpassed 25 million downloads, as of May...

Japanese startup launches social quiz app ‘BrainWars’

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based startup Translimit recently launched a social quiz app called BrainWars. The new app is available for iOS in...
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Leading Japanese news app Gunosy launches in the US. But is it ready?

A couple of weeks ago Japanese mobile news startup Gunosy launched an English version of their app for the UK. Now today the company...
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Boasting 6M downloads, Mixi brings Monster Strike to Taiwan

Yesterday we told you about Mixi’s investment in Taiwanese recruitment site Job178. It turns out that this was not the company’s only recent activity...