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Yoshiaki Maeda on how Docomo plans to tackle Japan’s smartphone app market

See the original story in Japanese. This is a part of our coverage of B Dash Camp Fukuoka 2013. You can't discuss the history of the Japanese...

Despite slower speeds, NTT Docomo quick to surpass 10 million LTE subscribers

Japanese carrier NTT Docomo (NYSE:DCM) has just announced that it has surpassed 10 million LTE subscriber milestone. This comes after the company topped the...

Sekai Lab secures $6.4M in 4th round led by Yahoo Japan’s VC to boost...

See the original story in Japanese. Tokyo-based Monstar Lab, the company providing crowdsourced offshore app development service Sekai Lab, announced on Thursday that it has...
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This hard drive will self-destruct: New HDD case from Japan takes security seriously!

Whether it’s a Facebook post, a tweet, or a photo, the general understanding of web and digital content used to be that it lives...

Japanese e-commerce service Locondo partners with Spanish brand to strengthen its lineup

Locondo is a shoes and fashion e-commerce service that allows consumers to ‘buy first and than choose.’ What that means is that consumers can...

Japanese startup raises $3M to bring laundry services online

See the original story in Japanese. Lenet is a web service that allows users to order a pick up of your laundry and have it...

Fuji Startup Ventures invests in US-based animation technology company Plumzi

See the original story in Japanese. Fuji Startup Ventures, the investment firm of Tokyo-based broadcaster Fuji TV's stock holding company, announced on Thursday that it...
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Tokyo Otaku Mode announces syndication deal with 13 news sites

Tokyo-based startup Tokyo Otaku Mode, which curates and shares content and news about Japanese anime and manga culture, recently announced a syndication deal with...

Groove X, humanoid startup by former Pepper project leader, raises up to $57M

Tokyo-based Groove X, the humanoid robot developer founded by Kaname Hayashi -- who was responsible for the Pepper project at Softbank -- announced on...

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