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The happiest company in the world – Yuka Fujii

The content of this article first appeared on Disrupting Japan. It has been reproduced by The Bridge with the approval of Disrupting Japan and...
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Could the next wave in mobile messaging be video? 500 Startups’ Unda hopes so.

Mobile video has always been a somewhat perilous space for startups. I was a big fan of Seesmic back in 2008, which at the...

Amid high demand, Japanese website helps families find senior care givers

With its aging population, one business sector on the rise in Japan is public welfare, especially elderly care. As we mentioned in a previous...
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How StickerMe is riding the chat app wave in Asia

We previously featured the very clever StickerMe app, developed by the folks at Tokyo-based Motion Portrait. In the past the company has been best...
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U.S. teens show Facebook fatigue. But what about kids in Japan?

According to new research by Piper Jaffray, teens are growing tired of popular web destinations like Facebook and Youtube. They are moving on to...

Dark Summoner: Just another Japanese card battle game? [Video]

Last week we mentioned that the mobile card battle game Dark Summoner from publisher A-Team (TYO:3662) had surpassed 5 million downloads worldwide on the...

Xibao: Helping China’s online merchants advertise better

CTO of Xibao, Alex Farfurnik, on the right (photo cred) China’s top e-commerce site, Taobao, accounts for a whopping 80% share of the nation’s...
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5 photo apps with fantastic skin filters that Japanese women prefer

It is probably safe to assume that on every Japanese girl’s smartphone home screen, they have a photo sharing app of some sort. Instagram...

How to search for the best places to eat in Japan

If you’re looking for places to eat here in Japan, there more than a few options available to help you in your search. Tabelog,...

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