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How Japan’s SnapDish app catered to foreign foodies

Many mobile applications from Japan aspire to reach a global audience. The food photo and recipe-sharing mobile app SnapDish is an example of such...
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News curation app Gunosy raises $342,000 from angel investors

Gunosy, a Tokyo-based startup which runs a news curation service, announced today it has raised 31.6 million yen (approximately $342,000) by allocating new shares...
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Japan’s top photo app ‘Transform Camera’ delivers disguises on demand

I’m really enjoying all the fun photo applications coming out of Japan recently, and one in particular caught my eye, as it has been...
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Build your own iPhone-controlled RC car!

For many people, driving a radio-controlled car is one of their most treasured childhood memories. Even big boys still find the experience intriguing, as...

The Japanese iPhone app that’s taking out trash one photo at a time

Pirika is a smartphone app that encourages you to clean up your environment. The concept involves sharing a picture of what you cleaned up,...

Meet 5 new mobile startups from KDDI’s tech accelerator

KDDI Mugen Labo, a startup incubator run by Japan’s second largest telco, recently held a conference called “4th Meeting” where we heard from five...