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Japan’s love of ‘Now’ on Twitter, and the app that ranks top trends

Keyword Now is a very simple website that allows you to find the most talked-about topics in Japan. As Twitter became more popular, people...
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Domino’s Hatsune Miku app boosting pizza sales in Japan. We gave it a test...

Last week we mentioned a new augmented reality iPhone app from Domino’s Japan featuring virtual pop star Hatsune Miku. The app overlays a virtual...

Yoyo launches rewards platform in Indonesia, offers free internet access to Android users

Manila-based Yoyo Holdings , the Japanese-led startup known for its mobile rewards platform Candy, announced last week that it has launched a lock screen-based...
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Next in Line: Japanese messaging app makes a push for India

Yesterday Japan’s Line Corporation rolled out a Hindi version of its website (line.naver.jp/hi) as well as two new television commercials targeting the Indian market....
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Japan’s Gungho Entertainment is winning at home, but will global gamers get it?

Among the Japanese mobile gaming companies that have made regular international headlines in recent years (most notably GREE and DeNA), Gungho Entertainment is perhaps...

Japanese social network for couples marks 5M monthly pageviews

See the original story in Japanese. Pairy is a Japanese social network for couples. It was first launched back in June of 2012, but Timers,...