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iChef’s restaurant point of sales solution impresses at Echelon Tokyo

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FjX92FLm1V0&w=640&h=360] We had the pleasure of attending e27’s Echelon Tokyo Satellite event today, where Taiwan-based startup ICHEF won the judges prize at the events...

Japanese company unveils mobile UI component generator

Tokyo-based system developer Asial announced today that it has launched a component generator for mobile app developers called Onsen CSS components. It’s available in...
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Japan’s Metaps secures $35.7M series C round to strengthen big data business

This is the abridged version from our original article in Japanese. As some Japanese news media reported earlier this morning, Tokyo-based Metaps, the company that provides...
THE_BRIDGE

Announcement: SD Japan to become ‘The Bridge’ on October 7

This site began in Japanese as Startup Dating back in 2010, since then bringing Asian tech news to readers in Japan. This year, I...
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Big in Japan: 10 tech stories most popular with our Japanese readers

What’s big in the world of Japan technology these days? Well, if our Japanese language site is any indication, the following articles represent what...
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Japanese app ‘YourGolf Online’ acquired by TV network

YourGolf Online is a Tokyo-based startup that provides a GPS-enabled golf logging app. Jupiter Golf Network, Japan’s only golf-focused TV network, announced today that...

Robot dog from Japan plays dead if your socks stink

Crazy Labo and Next Technology, LLC., two startups from Japan's western city of Fukuoka, have jointly invented a couple of scent detection robots.  One...
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As 2-year anniversary approaches, Great East Japan Earthquake Archive goes online

Japan’s Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications and the National Diet Library have finally launched an online archive of photos, videos, and other infomation...

How to start a business in Tokyo using Metropolitan Government resources

This is a guest post authored by Amanda Imasaka. She is a Tokyo-based writer specializing in ICT and high technology. Thinking of starting a business...
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Welcome to The Bridge

As we announced last week, today our team at SD Japan transitions to our new home on the web, TheBridge.jp. We still have a...