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Tokyo-based social network service Storys.jp raises another $300,000

Tokyo-based startup ResuPress Inc., the company behind the social network service Storys.jp, announced today that it has raised 30 million yen (approximately $300,000) from Incubate Fund and the...
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Two mobile money makers team up: GungHo and Supercell announce in-game collaboration

Japanese game publisher GungHo Entertainment and Finish publisher Supercell have just announced a joint collaboration that will result in the mutual sharing of content...
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A Unique View: Soko Aoki of PanoPlaza on the Opportunities in Panoramas

We've previously featured PanoPlaza, a fun panoramic photo tool operated by Japan-based Kadinche Corporation that has functioned as a useful tool for retailers to...
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Adways launches its app pre-registration service for the Korean market

See our report in Japanese Adways Korea, the subsidiary of Tokyo-based Adways Inc, has announced the official launch of its Yoyaku Top 10 service...

Japan’s Netprice.com invests in Turkish payment processor Iyzi Payments

Japanese e-commerce and incubation company Netprice.com announced on Monday that it has invested in Turkish payment processor Iyzi Payments. According to a statement from...

New partnerships announced in Japanese payments processing space

Recruit Life Style, a subsidiary of Japan’s Recruit Holdings, and US-based payment processing company Square announced yesterday they will integrate Recruit’s register tablet app...

Megaman creator turns to Kickstarter to crowdsource new project

Megaman was one of my favorite games growing up. The iconic side scroller from Capcom is one of the greatest games ever made....

User-generated travel plan startup Trippiece raises $2M

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based travel startup Trippiece announced today that it has raised 200 million yen (approximately $2 million) from Draper Nexus...

Fabless printing startup Raksul partners with Stores.jp, fulfills printing needs for e-store owners

See the original story in Japanese. Raksul, a Tokyo-based startup providing online printing services, announced today it has partnered with Stores.jp, the e-commerce platform that...
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Docomo bringing hit show ‘House of Cards’ to Japanese smartphones

At this year’s CEATEC Japan event NTT Docomo showed off the news that its NotTV service for smartphones has obtained rights to broadcast House...

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