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With strong iPhone sales, Apple’s biggest regional revenue growth was Japan

Apple reported its Q3 2013 earnings yesterday, showing a record June quarter for iPhone sales, helped by very strong sales in Japan in particular,...

Japan’s Netprice.com launches new ‘Beenos’ incubation program

Japanese internet conglomerate Netprice.com announced today that it has launched a new incubation program called Beenos, which will provide hands-on support to promising young...

Japanese online ticketing service Peatix secures $3M in series A funding

NYC-based Japanese startup and online ticketing service provider Peatix announced today it has secured series A funding worth $3 million from Fidelity Growth Partners Japan,...

Japanese social marketing company Allied Architects sets up shop in Singapore

Tokyo-based Allied Architects(TSE:6081) announced yesterday it has set up a subsidiary in Singapore. It’s called Allied Asia Pacific, and it will administrate operations around...
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Japanese hit game ‘Puzzle and Dragons’ gets its own online store

As if GungHo Entertainment’s hit mobile game Puzzle and Dragons wasn’t making enough money already, now the title has its own online store where...

Japanese mobile ad consultancy raises $1.6 million, plans global expansion

Tokyo-based startup and mobile ad consultancy AdInnovation announced this week that it has raised 160 million yen (about $1.6 million) from DBJ Capital, SMBC...
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In Japan, internet companies make weddings more affordable

It can be hard to make Japanese weddings unique or special, since so many of them are held in the same kind of reception...

Japanese flea market app secures investment of $3M just 6 weeks after launch

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based United, the company behind homescreen decoration app CocoPPa, announced today that it has partnered with Kouzoh. You may...
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Driven by games and stamps, Line Corporation’s reports 1Q revenue of over $57M

Japan’s Line Corporation (whose chat app recently hit the 150 million users milestone) disclosed its latest sales figures yesterday, showing first-quarter revenue of 5.8...
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2012 was Apple’s first year on top of Japan’s mobile market

IDC Japan has released its figures on the Japan mobile market for 2012, and it will likely come as no surprise that Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL)...