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Tokyo Office Tour: Japan’s Sansan wants to evolve how the world does contact management

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fMFf3o2SELY?rel=0] Our readers may recall we have featured Tokyo-based Sansan more than a few times in the past. Since the company’s launch back in...

How Japan’s online social restaurant guide Retty doubled its monthly visitors

Based on the original article in Japanese Online social restaurant guide Retty achieved 1 million unique visitors in the...

Japan’s Line announces the launch of three new services

Tokyo-based Line, the company behind the messaging app of the same name, held a press event today called "LINE Showcase 2014", where it unveiled...

Inspired by small batch whisky, Japanese connected hardware maker to release video switcher

The last time I met up with Tokyo-based hardware company Cerevo, it was back in 2012 when they were gearing up to release their...
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Kamcord localizes SDK to Japanese, Namco Bandai first to use its game recording technology

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e3B9LIouH-Y&w=640&h=480] Late last year in Kyoto we happened to run into Adi Rathnam, the co-founder of of Kamcord, who at the time was speaking...

Japanese e-commerce site connects consumers and creators, starts with knit goods

See the original article in Japanese With so many products all around us every day, it can be difficult for us to know...

How Puzzle & Dragons connects with Japan’s commuters

People often look at GungHo Online Entertainment’s hit game Puzzle & Dragons and wonder why it’s such a strong mobile title. I’ve already written...

Digital music score platform PiaScore releases version 4.0, aims for 1M downloads

See the original article in Japanese PiaScore is a digital music score platform from Japan. Its first iPad app was released back in December of...
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Pirate3D to bring its Buccaneer 3D Printer to Japan

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wxfAhBOcMn0&w=640&h=360] We have written about a number of fun Japan-based 3D printing projects. In a country like this one known for creative...

Japanese mobile auction site for women wins at KDDI Demo Day [Photos]

Last week KDDI Mugen Labo held a demo day event for its fifth batch of incubated startups. Our readers may recall that we previewed...