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Japanese mobile carriers KDDI and SoftBank postpone sales of new Huawei smartphones following US blacklisting - The Japan Times

  1. Japanese mobile carriers KDDI and SoftBank postpone sales of new Huawei smartphones following US blacklisting  The Japan Times
  2. Mobile Carriers in Britain and Japan Begin to Turn Away From Huawei  The New York Times
  3. Japanese, UK carriers delay release of Huawei phones  CNA
  4. Asian carriers step away from new Huawei smartphones  Nikkei Asian Review
  5. Japanese carriers delay Huawei phone launch  Financial Times
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Wed, 22 May 2019 05:34:00 GMT
Magic Leap Raises $280 Million From NTT DoCoMo - The New York Times
Magic Leap Raises $280 Million From NTT DoCoMo  The New York Times

The maker of augmented-reality goggles said it has garnered $280 million from NTT Docomo of Japan, as part of a new partnership with the telecommunications ...


Fri, 26 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
NTT Docomo to cut purchase costs - The Japan News
NTT Docomo to cut purchase costs  The Japan News

TOKYO (Jiji Press) — NTT Docomo Inc. said Thursday that it will introduce a new sales method allowing customers a reduction of up to one-third in payments for ...


Fri, 17 May 2019 10:45:00 GMT
Magic Leap Gets $280 Million From NTT DoCoMo, Which Will Be AR Company’s Exclusive Carrier in Japan - Variety
Magic Leap Gets $280 Million From NTT DoCoMo, Which Will Be AR Company’s Exclusive Carrier in Japan  Variety

Japan's NTT DoCoMo invested $280 million in mixed-reality computing company Magic Leap and will be the exclusive Japanese telecom partner.


Fri, 26 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Magic Leap Raises $280M from Japanese Telecom NTT DOCOMO - Road to VR
Magic Leap Raises $280M from Japanese Telecom NTT DOCOMO  Road to VR

Magic Leap, one of the most well-funded startups in history, just took on a $280 million investment from Japan-based mobile phone operator NTT DOCOMO.


Thu, 02 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Japan’s biggest phone companies look at pulling Huawei handsets - The Business Times
Japan’s biggest phone companies look at pulling Huawei handsets  The Business Times

THE BUSINESS TIMES Consumer - [TOKYO] Japan's biggest wireless carriers are looking at halting sales of new Huawei Technologies Co phones, adding to ...


Wed, 22 May 2019 06:46:00 GMT
Docomo profit warning marks end of an era for Japan telecoms - Nikkei Asian Review
Docomo profit warning marks end of an era for Japan telecoms  Nikkei Asian Review

TOKYO -- Leading Japanese wireless carrier NTT Docomo forecast its first operating profit drop in five years Friday in a sign that the age of big prof.


Sat, 27 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Magic Leap Announces Partnership with NTT DOCOMO to Bring Spatial Computing to Japan - floridatrend.com
Magic Leap Announces Partnership with NTT DOCOMO to Bring Spatial Computing to Japan  floridatrend.com

Magic Leap is very proud to announce our partnership with NTT DOCOMO, INC., Japan's largest mobile operator. DOCOMO will be the exclusive ...


Mon, 29 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Amazon Japan halts direct sales of Huawei products after Trump's blacklisting of Chinese firm - The Japan Times
Amazon Japan halts direct sales of Huawei products after Trump's blacklisting of Chinese firm  The Japan Times

Amazon Japan has suspended direct online sales of Huawei Technologies Co. products after Washington last week blacklisted the Chinese communications ...


Fri, 24 May 2019 09:51:00 GMT
Huawei woes worsen as NTT Docomo halts sales of the Huawei P30 Pro - Gizchina.com
Huawei woes worsen as NTT Docomo halts sales of the Huawei P30 Pro  Gizchina.com

Japanese telco SoftBank Corp's low-cost mobile brand Ymobile said on Wednesday it would delay the launch of Huawei P30 Lite sma.


Wed, 22 May 2019 17:41:00 GMT
Huawei P30 Lite Launch Delayed by Japanese Carriers SoftBank's Ymobile and KDDI - Gadgets 360
Huawei P30 Lite Launch Delayed by Japanese Carriers SoftBank's Ymobile and KDDI  Gadgets 360

Two Japanese mobile carriers said Wednesday they are delaying the sale of new smartphones from Huawei as they confirm the safety of the Chinese products.


Wed, 22 May 2019 09:40:33 GMT
Spring 2019 TV Anime Popularity Ranking According to Japan - Crunchyroll News
Spring 2019 TV Anime Popularity Ranking According to Japan  Crunchyroll News

One month after the "anticipation" research in April, the largest Japanese mobile phone operator NTT Docomo also conducted another online research survey to ...


Wed, 08 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
NTT Docomo invests in Magic Leap, to be exclusive Japan distributor - Telecompaper
NTT Docomo invests in Magic Leap, to be exclusive Japan distributor  Telecompaper

The mixed reality device maker Magic Leap has a new investor from the telecom sector. Japan's NTT Docomo has agreed to invest USD 280 million in the ...


Tue, 30 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Japan: Is all the bad news now priced in? - Investment Week
Japan: Is all the bad news now priced in?  Investment Week

This is apparent as Japan is the cheapest developed equity market at 12x forward P/E, compared to the US (15.5x) and Europe (13.2x). This discount is probably ...


Fri, 24 May 2019 11:50:00 GMT
Temasek-backed AR startup Magic Leap raises $280m from Japan's NTT DOCOMO - DEALSTREETASIA
Temasek-backed AR startup Magic Leap raises $280m from Japan's NTT DOCOMO  DEALSTREETASIA

Florida-based augmented reality startup Magic Leap Inc has bagged $280 million through a partnership with NTT DOCOMO, INC., Japan's largest mobile ...


Sun, 28 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Huawei feels U.S. squeeze in U.K. and Japan - MarketWatch
Huawei feels U.S. squeeze in U.K. and Japan  MarketWatch

The peril to Huawei Technologies Co.'s global business is growing as foreign partners back away from the Chinese maker of networking equipment and...


Thu, 23 May 2019 07:23:00 GMT
M2M/IoT Communications Market Growth 2026 – By Leading Companies: Softbank, NTT Docomo, KDDI, SK Telecom, T-Mobile Netherlands, Telstra, Singtel, Vodafone - Market Reports
M2M/IoT Communications Market Growth 2026 – By Leading Companies: Softbank, NTT Docomo, KDDI, SK Telecom, T-Mobile Netherlands, Telstra, Singtel, Vodafone  Market Reports

The Report includes a comprehensive overview of the global M2M/IoT Communications market, which also sheds light on the scope of the product. The analysts ...


Sat, 25 May 2019 10:33:00 GMT
NTT Docomo to Cut Smartphone Purchase Costs by One-Third - Nippon.com
NTT Docomo to Cut Smartphone Purchase Costs by One-Third  Nippon.com

Tokyo, May 16 (Jiji Press)--NTT Docomo Inc. <9437> said Thursday that it will introduce a new sales method allowing customers a reduction of up to one-third in ...


Thu, 16 May 2019 13:00:30 GMT
Japan enacts bill aimed at lowering mobile phone fees - The Japan Times
Japan enacts bill aimed at lowering mobile phone fees  The Japan Times

The Diet enacted a legal revision Friday aimed at lowering mobile phone fees and spurring competition in the country's saturated telecoms market. Amid crit.


Fri, 10 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
NTT Docomo (OTCMKTS:DCMYY) versus SGOCO Group (SGOC) Head-To-Head Contrast - Tech Know Bits
NTT Docomo (OTCMKTS:DCMYY) versus SGOCO Group (SGOC) Head-To-Head Contrast  Tech Know Bits

SGOCO Group (NASDAQ:SGOC) and NTT Docomo (OTCMKTS:DCMYY) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will ...


Sat, 25 May 2019 04:27:16 GMT
Japan is running out of phone numbers, so it’s making longer ones - The Verge
Japan is running out of phone numbers, so it’s making longer ones  The Verge

Japan plans to create 10 billion 14-digit phone numbers in response to fears that the country's 11-digit numbers could run out by 2022. The proposal has already ...


Thu, 16 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
EE and Vodafone pull Huawei phones from UK 5G launch - Financial Times
EE and Vodafone pull Huawei phones from UK 5G launch  Financial Times

Two of Britain's largest mobile phone operators have pulled Huawei's phones from their 5G networks, joining other global telecoms groups in dropping launch ...


Wed, 22 May 2019 10:20:00 GMT
NTT Docomo to release Tokyo Olympics edition of Galaxy S10+ - Android Community
NTT Docomo to release Tokyo Olympics edition of Galaxy S10+  Android Community

The Tokyo Summer Olympics is still a year away but if you already want to get started on collecting memorabilia, you can now pre-order a special limited-edition.


Mon, 20 May 2019 06:00:00 GMT
Mobile networks are suspending orders for Huawei smartphones - CNN
Mobile networks are suspending orders for Huawei smartphones  CNN

Hong Kong (CNN Business) Mobile networks in Asia and Europe are suspending orders for Huawei smartphones following the US decision last week to restrict ...


Wed, 22 May 2019 14:23:00 GMT
‘Stop it!’: Japanese women turn to mobile app to scare off gropers - South China Morning Post
‘Stop it!’: Japanese women turn to mobile app to scare off gropers  South China Morning Post

The DigiPolice smartphone app is being downloaded about 10,000 times per month as Japanese women try to arm themselves against gropers on packed ...


Thu, 23 May 2019 23:00:09 GMT
The Super Rugby Exodus XV - The best players leaving Super Rugby in one team - RugbyPass
The Super Rugby Exodus XV - The best players leaving Super Rugby in one team  RugbyPass

Much has been made of the impending exodus from southern hemisphere that is set to ensue following this year's World Cup in Japan, so here's a composite XV ...


Fri, 24 May 2019 05:37:00 GMT
Will government pressure slash Japan's intricate web of smartphone fees? - The Japan Times
Will government pressure slash Japan's intricate web of smartphone fees?  The Japan Times

Last August, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga dropped a bombshell remark that rattled Japan's mobile phone industry: "There is room to lower people's.


Mon, 13 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Anime drives streaming in Japan - Tech News - The Star Online
Anime drives streaming in Japan - Tech News  The Star Online

The war for market share in Japan's streaming market is being waged on the anime battlefield.


Fri, 17 May 2019 01:00:00 GMT
Japan plans to create 10 billion 14-digit phone numbers as 5G era nears - The Japan Times
Japan plans to create 10 billion 14-digit phone numbers as 5G era nears  The Japan Times

The communications ministry plans to create for assignment some 10 billion 14-digit phone numbers starting with the code "020." With the commercialization.


Wed, 15 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Huawei Threat Artificially Inflated by Radical US Politicians - Pundits - Sputnik International
Huawei Threat Artificially Inflated by Radical US Politicians - Pundits  Sputnik International

The United States, while urging other countries to join the sanctions against Huawei, is dividing the global community. As a result, the rest of the world ...


Sat, 25 May 2019 01:11:00 GMT
You (Probably) Can't Buy Samsung's Olympic Games Edition Galaxy S10+ - Android Headlines
You (Probably) Can't Buy Samsung's Olympic Games Edition Galaxy S10+  Android Headlines

Samsung is commemorating the upcoming Tokyo 2020 Olympics with a special 'Olympic Games Edition Galaxy S10+' that it will be launching later on this year.


Fri, 17 May 2019 21:22:30 GMT
Telcos from the UK and Japan are pausing orders for Huawei phones amid trade ban - KLGadgetGuy
Telcos from the UK and Japan are pausing orders for Huawei phones amid trade ban  KLGadgetGuy

As expected, it's not looking good for Huawei after the whole American trade ban fracas. Reports have surfaced that orders for Huawei phones are being ...


Fri, 24 May 2019 03:40:00 GMT
Awesome new Samsung Galaxy S10 designs are coming, but will you miss out? - T3
Awesome new Samsung Galaxy S10 designs are coming, but will you miss out?  T3

Samsung has taken the wraps off a couple of brand-new twists on its popular flagship Samsung Galaxy S10 series... but not everyone will be able to get their ...


Wed, 22 May 2019 14:58:00 GMT
Financial Survey: NTT Docomo (DCMYY) & ARRIS International (ARRS) - Mayfield Recorder
Financial Survey: NTT Docomo (DCMYY) & ARRIS International (ARRS)  Mayfield Recorder

NTT Docomo (OTCMKTS:DCMYY) and ARRIS International (NASDAQ:ARRS) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock?


Thu, 23 May 2019 11:27:10 GMT
Head-To-Head Survey: NTT Docomo (DCMYY) versus Technical Communications (TCCO) - Tech Know Bits
Head-To-Head Survey: NTT Docomo (DCMYY) versus Technical Communications (TCCO)  Tech Know Bits

Technical Communications (NASDAQ:TCCO) and NTT Docomo (OTCMKTS:DCMYY) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior ...


Sun, 19 May 2019 22:08:36 GMT
Vodafone teams up with Hatch to bring 5G cloud gaming to UK customers - MobileMarketing Magazine
Vodafone teams up with Hatch to bring 5G cloud gaming to UK customers  MobileMarketing Magazine

Vodafone is linking up with game streaming platform Hatch to bring cloud-based mobile gaming to its 5G *service*, once it goes live on 3 July. From 3 July, all ...


Thu, 23 May 2019 11:16:54 GMT
This Week In Japan - IZANAU
This Week In Japan  IZANAU

The latest headlines in Japan for the week of May 13 2019.


Sun, 19 May 2019 05:34:28 GMT
Sierra Wireless (SWIR) versus NTT Docomo (OTCMKTS:DCMYY) Financial Contrast - Trent Times
Sierra Wireless (SWIR) versus NTT Docomo (OTCMKTS:DCMYY) Financial Contrast  Trent Times

NTT Docomo (OTCMKTS:DCMYY) and Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ:SWIR) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment?


Fri, 24 May 2019 20:32:41 GMT
Japan Corporate News - DOCOMO Develops Safe, Blade-free Drone Propelled with Ultrasonic Vibrations - IT News Online
Japan Corporate News - DOCOMO Develops Safe, Blade-free Drone Propelled with Ultrasonic Vibrations  IT News Online

JCN Newswire 2019-05-17. TOKYO, May 17, 2019 - (JCN Newswire) - NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced that it has developed a blimp-style drone that is ...


Fri, 17 May 2019 06:37:16 GMT
Critical Survey: NTT Docomo (DCMYY) and ARRIS International (ARRS) - Tech Know Bits
Critical Survey: NTT Docomo (DCMYY) and ARRIS International (ARRS)  Tech Know Bits

NTT Docomo (OTCMKTS:DCMYY) and ARRIS International (NASDAQ:ARRS) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment?


Sat, 18 May 2019 18:23:00 GMT
NTT Docomo (DCMYY) versus Sierra Wireless (SWIR) Financial Contrast - Tech Know Bits
NTT Docomo (DCMYY) versus Sierra Wireless (SWIR) Financial Contrast  Tech Know Bits

NTT Docomo (OTCMKTS:DCMYY) and Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ:SWIR) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business?


Wed, 22 May 2019 12:00:59 GMT
Head-To-Head Analysis: Casa Systems (CASA) vs. NTT Docomo (DCMYY) - Mayfield Recorder
Head-To-Head Analysis: Casa Systems (CASA) vs. NTT Docomo (DCMYY)  Mayfield Recorder

Casa Systems (NASDAQ:CASA) and NTT Docomo (OTCMKTS:DCMYY) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the superior business?


Mon, 13 May 2019 11:11:25 GMT
KDDI to launch pre-5G services in September 2019 - RCR Wireless News
KDDI to launch pre-5G services in September 2019  RCR Wireless News

KDDI's president confirmed that Japanese operators had agreed to share some 5G infrastructure in order to reduce capex needs.


Fri, 17 May 2019 15:52:00 GMT
Contrasting NTT Docomo (OTCMKTS:DCMYY) & SGOCO Group (SGOC) - Tech Know Bits
Contrasting NTT Docomo (OTCMKTS:DCMYY) & SGOCO Group (SGOC)  Tech Know Bits

NTT Docomo (OTCMKTS:DCMYY) and SGOCO Group (NASDAQ:SGOC) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment?


Fri, 17 May 2019 10:27:48 GMT
Notice of Decision Regarding Share Repurchase (Share Repurchase under the provisions of Articles of Incorporation pursuant to Article 165 (2) of the Companies Act) - WebWire
Notice of Decision Regarding Share Repurchase (Share Repurchase under the provisions of Articles of Incorporation pursuant to Article 165 (2) of the Companies Act)  WebWire

NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced that its Board of Directors resolved today to authorize a share repurchase under Article 156 of the Companies Act, as applied ...


Mon, 29 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Vietnam joins in Huawei 5G ban - https://www.innovationaus.com/
Vietnam joins in Huawei 5G ban  https://www.innovationaus.com/

Less than two months ago Australia was perched alone, like a shag on a rock, in its hard line banning of Huawei from the network build. It was not supposed to ...


Fri, 17 May 2019 01:20:38 GMT
NTT Docomo to lower mobile phone fees after government call for charges to be cut - The Japan Times
NTT Docomo to lower mobile phone fees after government call for charges to be cut  The Japan Times

NTT Docomo Inc. said it will cut its mobile phone charges by 20 to 40 percent from the April-June quarter next year amid a call by the government for cell phone ...


Thu, 01 Nov 2018 07:00:00 GMT
NTT Docomo to launch world's 'thinnest and lightest' phone in November - The Japan Times
NTT Docomo to launch world's 'thinnest and lightest' phone in November  The Japan Times

For years, electronics giants have been developing smartphones with increasingly larger screens. Bucking the trend for phones to be bigger and flashier is.


Wed, 17 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Head-To-Head Survey: Sierra Wireless (SWIR) versus NTT Docomo (DCMYY) - Tech Know Bits
Head-To-Head Survey: Sierra Wireless (SWIR) versus NTT Docomo (DCMYY)  Tech Know Bits

Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ:SWIR) and NTT Docomo (OTCMKTS:DCMYY) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will ...


Thu, 16 May 2019 02:11:53 GMT
DOCOMO Invests $280 Million In Spatial Computing Company Magic Leap - Pulse 2.0
DOCOMO Invests $280 Million In Spatial Computing Company Magic Leap  Pulse 2.0

Plantation, Florida-based spatial computing company Magic Leap announced it has raised $280 million from NTT DOCOMO.


Wed, 01 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Sony to conduct tests on remotely driven cars with NTT Docomo - The Japan Times
Sony to conduct tests on remotely driven cars with NTT Docomo  The Japan Times

Sony Corp. and NTT Docomo Inc. said Wednesday they will start conducting joint tests in Guam this summer on remotely driven cars using next-generation 5G s.


Wed, 27 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Docomo to lower mobile phone fees by up to 40% in June - The Japan Times
Docomo to lower mobile phone fees by up to 40% in June  The Japan Times

NTT Docomo Inc. says it will cut mobile phone charges by up to 40 percent in June amid the government's call on carriers to lower *service* fees. Docomo said.


Mon, 15 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Japan telco shares jump after Docomo announces smaller-than-feared price cuts - Reuters
Japan telco shares jump after Docomo announces smaller-than-feared price cuts  Reuters

Shares in Japan's big telcos jumped on Tuesday after market leader NTT Docomo announced smaller-than-feared price cuts, alleviating concerns about a ...


Mon, 15 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Financial Review: SGOCO Group (SGOC) and NTT Docomo (OTCMKTS:DCMYY) - Rockland Register
Financial Review: SGOCO Group (SGOC) and NTT Docomo (OTCMKTS:DCMYY)  Rockland Register

NTT Docomo (OTCMKTS:DCMYY) and SGOCO Group (NASDAQ:SGOC) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better business?


Wed, 15 May 2019 10:49:29 GMT
Hatch, Rovio’s ‘Netflix for gaming,’ picks up NTT Docomo as a strategic investor - TechCrunch
Hatch, Rovio’s ‘Netflix for gaming,’ picks up NTT Docomo as a strategic investor  TechCrunch

Rovio's efforts to diversify beyond its Angry Birds franchise is getting a little investment boost today. The company announced that Japan's NTT Docomo is taking ...


Wed, 06 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
NTT Docomo braces for 20% profit hit from June fee cuts - Nikkei Asian Review
NTT Docomo braces for 20% profit hit from June fee cuts  Nikkei Asian Review

TOKYO -- Japan's largest mobile carrier NTT Docomo anticipates a 20% decline in operating profit for the just-started business year, as rate reduction.


Fri, 19 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Japan's operators receive 5G spectrum licenses - Seeking Alpha
Japan's operators receive 5G spectrum licenses  Seeking Alpha

Four key operators have received 5G spectrum licenses that they requested in Japan, with an eye to launching services in the first half of 2020. The awards.


Thu, 11 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Japanese Mobile Operator NTT Docomo Rejects Huawei for 5G Network - The Epoch Times
Japanese Mobile Operator NTT Docomo Rejects Huawei for 5G Network  The Epoch Times

Japan's largest mobile telecoms provider NTT Docomo joined a growing list of governments and companies around the world that have banned Huawei from ...


Thu, 28 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
NTT DoCoMo to trial remote-monitoring technology for aged care - ZDNet
NTT DoCoMo to trial remote-monitoring technology for aged care  ZDNet

NTT DoCoMo and aged care startup Tellus You Care announced on Friday that they will conduct a proof-of-concept trial of a technology that remotely monitors ...


Fri, 15 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
NTT DoCoMo to launch pre-commercial 5G services in September 2019 - RCR Wireless News
NTT DoCoMo to launch pre-commercial 5G services in September 2019  RCR Wireless News

NTT DoCoMo has been carrying out a number of trials in the 5G field over the last years, mainly with Chinese vendor Huawei.


Fri, 02 Nov 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Docomo to share data on 70m Japanese customers - Nikkei Asian Review
Docomo to share data on 70m Japanese customers  Nikkei Asian Review

TOKYO -- Top Japanese wireless carrier NTT Docomo will provide access to its consumer data on the nearly 70 million members of its reward points program to ...


Sat, 09 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
NTT DoCoMo adds new companies to 5G trial - RCR Wireless News
NTT DoCoMo adds new companies to 5G trial  RCR Wireless News

NTT DoCoMo's field partners will be able to use the network for outdoor testing of new services that incorporate equipment compatible with 5G networks.


Tue, 02 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
NTT Docomo to lower mobile phone fees by up to 40% from June - The Mainichi
NTT Docomo to lower mobile phone fees by up to 40% from June  The Mainichi

TOKYO (Kyodo) -- NTT Docomo Inc. said Monday it will cut its mobile phone charges by up to 40 percent from June amid the government's call on telecom.


Mon, 15 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Docomo will slash mobile rates by up to 40% - Nikkei Asian Review
Docomo will slash mobile rates by up to 40%  Nikkei Asian Review

TOKYO -- Japan's top wireless carrier, NTT Docomo, will lower its *service* charge by 20% to 40% while giving subscribers more freedom on phones, includ.


Thu, 01 Nov 2018 07:00:00 GMT
NTT Docomo gives Abenomics a rare win - Nikkei Asian Review
NTT Docomo gives Abenomics a rare win  Nikkei Asian Review

"NTT Docomo signals fierce mobile price war." The headline would seem to say it all about the epic rout in telecom stocks which followed the Oct. 31 n.


Mon, 05 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
NTT Docomo to follow KDDI in reviewing smartphone contracts after government warnings - The Japan Times
NTT Docomo to follow KDDI in reviewing smartphone contracts after government warnings  The Japan Times

Mobile carrier NTT Docomo Inc. said Thursday it plans to review its two-year smartphone contracts by next March, a day after rival KDDI Corp. pledged to ch.


Thu, 02 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
NTT Docomo to set up test lab in Guam for 5G verifications in 2019 - Japan Today
NTT Docomo to set up test lab in Guam for 5G verifications in 2019  Japan Today

NTT Docomo Inc says it will begin operating Docomo 5G Open Lab Guam as a 5G technology verification center in Guam next spring. The official opening date ...


Wed, 05 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
All four operators are awarded 5G licences in Japan, with security conditions attached - Telecoms.com
All four operators are awarded 5G licences in Japan, with security conditions attached  Telecoms.com

NTT DoCoMo, KDDI, Softbank, and Rakuten have all received the 5G licences they applied for, but they come with coverage obligations and security ...


Thu, 11 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Rapid TV News - Disney heads to Japan for NTT Docomo streaming service - Rapid TV News
Rapid TV News - Disney heads to Japan for NTT Docomo streaming service  Rapid TV News

Japanese mobile operator NTT Docomo has teamed up with Disney as part of its preparations to launch a video streaming *service* in March. The *service*, to be ...


Fri, 01 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
NTT Docomo to release world's thinnest mobile phone in November - Japan Today
NTT Docomo to release world's thinnest mobile phone in November  Japan Today

Japanese mobile phone carrier NTT Docomo Inc will release the world's thinnest and lightest mobile phone in late November. The new handset KY-01L, ...


Mon, 22 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
HumanEyes Technologies collaborates with Japanese Mobile Operator NTT DOCOMO as Key Solution Partner for Real World Field Trials of Virtual Reality Training over 5G Networks - GlobeNewswire
HumanEyes Technologies collaborates with Japanese Mobile Operator NTT DOCOMO as Key Solution Partner for Real World Field Trials of Virtual Reality Training over 5G Networks  GlobeNewswire

5G test environment in Guam will feature real world practical application of remotely training technicians in real time using Virtual Reality cameras over 5G.


Thu, 04 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Japan's Docomo, KDDI, SoftBank and Rakuten get mobile phone 5G bands ahead of 2020 launch - The Japan Times
Japan's Docomo, KDDI, SoftBank and Rakuten get mobile phone 5G bands ahead of 2020 launch  The Japan Times

The telecom ministry allocated mobile phone frequency bands for superfast 5G services to three major mobile carriers and the e-commerce giant Rakuten Inc.


Wed, 10 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
NTT DoCoMo and Mitsubishi hit fastest 5G in-car speeds yet - Engadget
NTT DoCoMo and Mitsubishi hit fastest 5G in-car speeds yet  Engadget

With the first 5G phones expected in 2019, carriers in the US and abroad are busy laying the groundwork for faster data speeds. Japan's three biggest mobile net ...


Fri, 23 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
VeChain (VEN) Partners With Largest Telecommunication Company In Japan - Ethereum World News
VeChain (VEN) Partners With Largest Telecommunication Company In Japan  Ethereum World News

Not long that Ethereum World News reported that VeChain (VEN) is being tapped by the Chinese Government to provide drugs and vaccines traceability ...


Sun, 05 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Docomo offers Disney content in preparation for 5G era - Nikkei Asian Review
Docomo offers Disney content in preparation for 5G era  Nikkei Asian Review

BARCELONA, Spain -- U.S. entertainment group Walt Disney and Japanese wireless carrier NTT Docomo will debut a video-streaming *service* in Japan next m.


Wed, 27 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Japan's 4 carriers to shun Chinese 5G tech - Nikkei Asian Review
Japan's 4 carriers to shun Chinese 5G tech  Nikkei Asian Review

TOKYO -- Japan's three main mobile phone carriers SoftBank Group, NTT Docomo and KDDI have decided not to use Chinese equipment in their 5G networks ...


Tue, 11 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
NTT DoCoMo Invests in Cloud Gaming Firm - Light Reading
NTT DoCoMo Invests in Cloud Gaming Firm  Light Reading

Influential Japanese mobile operator NTT DoCoMo has made an investment in cloud gaming specialist Hatch Entertainment, which offers a 'made-for-5G game ...


Mon, 25 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Docomo to cut mobile fees by separating handset costs - Nikkei Asian Review
Docomo to cut mobile fees by separating handset costs  Nikkei Asian Review

TOKYO -- NTT Docomo intends to lower mobile charges as early as next fiscal year by offering more plans in which fees are not tacked onto monthly bill.


Tue, 30 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
NTT DoCoMo to say farewell to Italy's Buongiorno - Nikkei Asian Review
NTT DoCoMo to say farewell to Italy's Buongiorno  Nikkei Asian Review

LONDON/TOKYO (Financial Times) -- NTT DoCoMo is looking to offload its Italian mobile *content* company Buongiorno in another blow to its internati.


Fri, 10 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Docomo to slash phone rates up to 40% from June - Nikkei Asian Review
Docomo to slash phone rates up to 40% from June  Nikkei Asian Review

TOKYO -- Market-leading Japanese mobile carrier NTT Docomo will lower charges by up to 40% starting this June under plans announced Monday, answering.


Tue, 16 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
NTT DoCoMo and Mitsubishi Electric hit 27Gbps 5G speeds in car - ZDNet
NTT DoCoMo and Mitsubishi Electric hit 27Gbps 5G speeds in car  ZDNet

5G speeds of 27Gbps have been attained during outdoor trials of massive-element antenna systems technology in Japan by NTT DoCoMo and Mitsubishi ...


Fri, 23 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Japan operators accelerate 5G launch plans - Mobile World Live
Japan operators accelerate 5G launch plans  Mobile World Live

Operators in Japan are working toward launching limited commercial 5G services in 2019, bringing the schedule forward and with pilots taking place at the ...


Fri, 12 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
DOCOMO Adds 'docomo Wi-Fi' to Prepaid SIM Service for Travelers to Japan - Financial Post
DOCOMO Adds 'docomo Wi-Fi' to Prepaid SIM Service for Travelers to Japan  Financial Post

TOKYO — NTT DOCOMO, INC. (DOCOMO) announced today that it has added Wi-Fi® functionality to its Japan Welcome SIMTM prepaid SIM card *service* to ...


Tue, 09 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Tiny companion phone released in Japan - BBC News
Tiny companion phone released in Japan  BBC News

A 5.3mm (0.2in) thick 4G phone has been announced by Japan's biggest telecoms firm NTT Docomo. The compact device, which will be released in Japan next ...


Thu, 18 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Docomo turns windows into mobile antennas - Nikkei Asian Review
Docomo turns windows into mobile antennas  Nikkei Asian Review

TOKYO -- Japanese mobile carrier NTT Docomo and AGC, formerly known as Asahi Glass, have jointly developed a glass mobile antenna that can be affixed to ...


Thu, 08 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
KDDI set to launch smartphone payment service, joining rivals SoftBank and Docomo - The Japan Times
KDDI set to launch smartphone payment service, joining rivals SoftBank and Docomo  The Japan Times

The au Pay *service* will utilize QR codes and loyalty points, and be available through its electronic money app, which is reloadable via bank accounts or other ...


Fri, 05 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Japanese telecoms group NTT eyes London as new international base - Financial Times
Japanese telecoms group NTT eyes London as new international base  Financial Times

One of Japan's largest telecoms groups is expected to open its new international headquarters in London in the coming months, according to British government ...


Mon, 15 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
NTT DoCoMo, Toyota use 5G to control humanoid robot - RCR Wireless News
NTT DoCoMo, Toyota use 5G to control humanoid robot  RCR Wireless News

Japanese telco NTT DoCoMo and Toyota Motors said they have successfully controlled the Toyota-developed T-HR3 humanoid robot in trials using 5G ...


Fri, 30 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Docomo Plans $8.8 Billion in Spending on 5G Infrastructure - Bloomberg
Docomo Plans $8.8 Billion in Spending on 5G Infrastructure  Bloomberg

NTT Docomo Inc., Japan's second-biggest mobile phone carrier by sales, plans to invest 1 trillion yen ($8.8 billion) on infrastructure over five years for 5G ...


Wed, 31 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Dent (DENT) Co-founder Meets Japan’s NTT DOCOMO: Looming Partnership - CryptoRecorder
Dent (DENT) Co-founder Meets Japan’s NTT DOCOMO: Looming Partnership  CryptoRecorder

Dent has been holding strategic meetings in various cities in Asia and other parts of the world. The digital currency team is eager to push for the adoption ...


Tue, 30 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
iPhone XR Price Cut by NTT Docomo in Japan - Gadgets 360
iPhone XR Price Cut by NTT Docomo in Japan  Gadgets 360

This drop in iPhone XR price for the 24-month contract is thought to be due to lower than expected demand of the iPhone XR in the Japanese market.


Mon, 26 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
NTT Docomo steps on gas in car-related services - Nikkei Asian Review
NTT Docomo steps on gas in car-related services  Nikkei Asian Review

TOKYO -- NTT Docomo is looking for on-ramps to the automotive sector, forging deals and developing services to counter the active investment in fields.


Thu, 26 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Japan’s mobile carriers to launch limited commercial 5G services next year - RCR Wireless News
Japan’s mobile carriers to launch limited commercial 5G services next year  RCR Wireless News

Japanese mobile carriers have confirmed plans to launch 5G commercial services in 2019, a year ahead of schedule, local press reported. NTT DoCoMo, KDDI ...


Thu, 11 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
NTT and NEC use 5G to stream 8K footage of a steam locomotive to its passengers - ZDNet
NTT and NEC use 5G to stream 8K footage of a steam locomotive to its passengers  ZDNet

Good news for Japanese steampunks that have a 5G handset from the future.


Mon, 14 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Drones retain their buzz at Japanese trade show, with industrial uses expected to bolster growth - The Japan Times
Drones retain their buzz at Japanese trade show, with industrial uses expected to bolster growth  The Japan Times

With the market for business-use unmanned aircraft looking promising in coming years, a large-scale drone expo that kicked off Wednesday showed more ...


Wed, 13 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
NTT DoCoMo selects Anritsu for 5G testing systems - RCR Wireless News
NTT DoCoMo selects Anritsu for 5G testing systems  RCR Wireless News

Japanese carrier NTT DoCoMo has formally adopted Anritsu's equipment for 5G testing. The Japanese carrier said it will use Anritsu's 5G New Radio RF ...


Tue, 30 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Japan's top three mobile carriers and Rakuten apply for 5G band allocation - The Japan Times
Japan's top three mobile carriers and Rakuten apply for 5G band allocation  The Japan Times

The country's three major mobile carriers and e-commerce operator Rakuten Inc. have applied for the allocation of a mobile phone frequency band to introduc.


Tue, 26 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Docomo offers a 5G reality check - Mobile World Live
Docomo offers a 5G reality check  Mobile World Live

LIVE FROM THE EUROPEAN 5G CONFERENCE, BRUSSELS: Takehiro Nakamura, SVP of 5G labs at Japanese operator NTT Docomo (pictured, right), ...


Tue, 22 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
NTT Docomo ventures into US IoT market - Mobile World Live
NTT Docomo ventures into US IoT market  Mobile World Live

Japan-based NTT Docomo debuted an industrial refrigeration temperature and humidity monitoring *service* in the US, the first of several IoT use cases it plans to ...


Mon, 22 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Disney to Launch Streaming Service on Japanese Mobile Network Docomo - Hollywood Reporter
Disney to Launch Streaming Service on Japanese Mobile Network Docomo  Hollywood Reporter

*Content* from all four Disney studios will be available next month in preparation for 5G. Japan's other two main carriers are already partnered with Netflix.


Wed, 27 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Japanese mobile carriers KDDI and SoftBank postpone sales of new Huawei smartphones following US blacklisting - The Japan Times
  1. Japanese mobile carriers KDDI and SoftBank postpone sales of new Huawei smartphones following US blacklisting  The Japan Times
  2. Japanese, UK carriers delay release of Huawei phones  CNA
  3. Mobile Carriers in Britain and Japan Begin to Turn Away From Huawei  The New York Times
  4. Asian carriers step away from new Huawei smartphones  Nikkei Asian Review
  5. UK, Japan Mobile Operators Suspend Huawei 5G Phone Launches  VOA News
  6. View full coverage on Google News

Wed, 22 May 2019 05:34:00 GMT
SoftBank has become whale of Japan’s retail bond market - Financial Times
SoftBank has become whale of Japan’s retail bond market  Financial Times

Wall Street banks are not the only enablers for SoftBank as it tries to build an empire. The Japanese conglomerate is also borrowing heavily from a source closer ...


Tue, 21 May 2019 12:21:00 GMT
SoftBank brand Ymobile to delay launch of Huawei P30 Lite phone - Reuters
SoftBank brand Ymobile to delay launch of Huawei P30 Lite phone  Reuters

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese telco SoftBank Corp's low-cost mobile brand Ymobile said on Wednesday it would delay the launch of Huawei P30 Lite ...


Wed, 22 May 2019 04:25:00 GMT
Trump Ribs Toyota Executive at Event With Japan Business Leaders - Bloomberg
Trump Ribs Toyota Executive at Event With Japan Business Leaders  Bloomberg

President Donald Trump's dinner with Japanese business leaders included one who had unusually sharp words for him just last week.


Sat, 25 May 2019 09:58:00 GMT
Former Eau Gallie pitching star Carter Stewart to sign with Japanese champs - Florida Today
Former Eau Gallie pitching star Carter Stewart to sign with Japanese champs  Florida Today

After not being able to come to terms with the Atlanta Braves, Carter Stewart heads to Japan after a terrific season at EFSC.


Tue, 21 May 2019 22:08:00 GMT
SoftBank to make Yahoo Japan a subsidiary, lifting expected sales and profits - The Japan Times
SoftBank to make Yahoo Japan a subsidiary, lifting expected sales and profits  The Japan Times

Telecommunications carrier SoftBank Corp. said Wednesday it will make Yahoo Japan Corp. a consolidated subsidiary. The share acquisition will help ...


Thu, 09 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Japan's SoftBank set for small profit rise, Vision Fund IPO plans eyed - Reuters
Japan's SoftBank set for small profit rise, Vision Fund IPO plans eyed  Reuters

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's SoftBank Group Corp is expected to report a small rise in its fourth-quarter profit, while investors look for details on whether the ...


Mon, 06 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
SoftBank unveils stock split, rakes in higher profit on tech bets - CNBC
SoftBank unveils stock split, rakes in higher profit on tech bets  CNBC

Japanese conglomerate SoftBank Group Corp announced a stock split and reported a better-than-expected annual profit on Thursday.


Thu, 09 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
SoftBank has a big Sprint problem on its hands if T-Mobile takeover falls through - The Japan Times
SoftBank has a big Sprint problem on its hands if T-Mobile takeover falls through  The Japan Times

No one has more riding on Sprint Corp.'s $26.5 billion sale to T-Mobile US Inc. than SoftBank Group and its founder, Masayoshi Son. Sprint has been goi.


Mon, 06 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Japan's SoftBank taps into Mexican fintech startup Clip: sources - Reuters
Japan's SoftBank taps into Mexican fintech startup Clip: sources  Reuters

MEXICO CITY/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Japan's SoftBank Group invested about $20 million in Mexican payments startup Clip early this year, one of its first ...


Mon, 06 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Japan Looks to SoftBank to Salvage a Rough Week - Bloomberg
Japan Looks to SoftBank to Salvage a Rough Week  Bloomberg

It's been tough sledding for traders in Japan since getting back to work after their super-sized Golden Week holiday, with stocks on track for their worst week this ...


Wed, 08 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
SoftBank Hires Nomura and Goldman on Yahoo Japan Deal - Bloomberg
SoftBank Hires Nomura and Goldman on Yahoo Japan Deal  Bloomberg

Nomura Holdings Inc. and Goldman Sachs Group Inc. are advising Masayoshi Son's businesses on their deal to shift ownership of Yahoo Japan Corp. within his ...


Wed, 08 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
SoftBank, Uber’s biggest shareholder, explained - Vox.com
SoftBank, Uber’s biggest shareholder, explained  Vox.com

Why Uber's biggest shareholder, SoftBank, is so important to understanding Silicon Valley today.


Fri, 10 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
SoftBank is planning an IPO of its $100 billion Vision Fund: WSJ - CNBC
SoftBank is planning an IPO of its $100 billion Vision Fund: WSJ  CNBC

Japan's SoftBank is considering an initial public offering of its $100 billion Vision Fund, The Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the ...


Fri, 03 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Japan's Softbank to announce US$1 billion investment in delivery app Rappi on Tuesday - CNA
Japan's Softbank to announce US$1 billion investment in delivery app Rappi on Tuesday  CNA

Japan's Softbank is expected to announce on Tuesday a US$1 billion investment in Colombian delivery app Rappi, Brazilian financial blog Brazil ...


Tue, 30 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Masayoshi Son Names Renowned AI Professor to SoftBank Board - Bloomberg
Masayoshi Son Names Renowned AI Professor to SoftBank Board  Bloomberg

Masayoshi Son can't stop talking about how artificial intelligence is going to change the world. Now SoftBank Group Corp. will finally have a board member who ...


Tue, 21 May 2019 09:58:00 GMT
Trump urges greater Japanese investment in U.S., criticizes trade advantage - Reuters
Trump urges greater Japanese investment in U.S., criticizes trade advantage  Reuters

U.S. President Donald Trump urged Japanese business leaders on Saturday to increase their investment in the United States while he chided Japan for having ...


Sat, 25 May 2019 09:42:00 GMT
Softbank CEO Masayoshi Son is Warren Buffett of tech, says Silicon Valley hedge funder Glen Kacher - CNBC
Softbank CEO Masayoshi Son is Warren Buffett of tech, says Silicon Valley hedge funder Glen Kacher  CNBC

Silicon Valley hedge fund founder Glen Kacher is bullish on Japan's SoftBank and it's in large part because of its founder and CEO, Masayoshi Son.


Mon, 29 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Bankers Find New Reasons to Keep Lending to SoftBank - The Wall Street Journal
Bankers Find New Reasons to Keep Lending to SoftBank  The Wall Street Journal

TOKYO—With more than $140 billion in debt and a junk-level credit rating, SoftBank Group Corp. 9984 2.03% might not look like an obvious candidate for more ...


Tue, 14 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Japan's Onsen, Traditional Hot Springs, Attract Private Equity - Bloomberg
Japan's Onsen, Traditional Hot Springs, Attract Private Equity  Bloomberg

For Japan's growing flood of foreign tourists, one of the top internet search terms is “onsen,” the traditional hot springs where travelers have soaked since the ...


Tue, 14 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
SoftBank executive sees major Mexican consumer firms as potential partners - KFGO News
SoftBank executive sees major Mexican consumer firms as potential partners  KFGO News

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - An executive in Japan's SoftBank Group said on Tuesday that the technology conglomerate is open to partnering with major Mexican ...


Wed, 22 May 2019 00:36:33 GMT
Japan's Softbank earmarks $20 billion for India from its $100 billion Vision Fund - CNBCTV18
Japan's Softbank earmarks $20 billion for India from its $100 billion Vision Fund  CNBCTV18

The SoftBank Vision Fund, the worlds largest technology-focused fund, which is worth $100 billion, is planning to earmark $20 billion for India.Get latest ...


Tue, 07 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
SoftBank Corp to buy $4 billion worth of new shares from Yahoo Japan - Reuters
SoftBank Corp to buy $4 billion worth of new shares from Yahoo Japan  Reuters

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's SoftBank Corp said on Wednesday it would buy 456.5 billion yen ($4.15 billion) worth of new shares to be issued by Yahoo Japan ...


Wed, 08 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Mobile networks are suspending orders for Huawei smartphones - CNN
Mobile networks are suspending orders for Huawei smartphones  CNN

Hong Kong (CNN Business) Mobile networks in Asia and Europe are suspending orders for Huawei smartphones following the US decision last week to restrict ...


Wed, 22 May 2019 14:23:00 GMT
SoftBank Vision Fund invests $800m in UK finance group Greensill - Financial Times
SoftBank Vision Fund invests $800m in UK finance group Greensill  Financial Times

The SoftBank Vision Fund has invested $800m in a privately held finance company where former UK Prime Minister David Cameron has worked as an adviser ...


Mon, 13 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Either Huawei Doesn't Need U.S. Tech Or It Does. Which Is It? - Forbes
Either Huawei Doesn't Need U.S. Tech Or It Does. Which Is It?  Forbes

An employee walks past sign for the 5G Park at the Huawei Technologies Co. headquarters in Shenzhen, China. Huawei is seeking about $1 billion from a small ...


Fri, 24 May 2019 15:54:47 GMT
Amazon Japan halts direct sales of Huawei products after Trump's blacklisting of Chinese firm - The Japan Times
Amazon Japan halts direct sales of Huawei products after Trump's blacklisting of Chinese firm  The Japan Times

Amazon Japan has suspended direct online sales of Huawei Technologies Co. products after Washington last week blacklisted the Chinese communications ...


Fri, 24 May 2019 09:51:00 GMT
SoftBank Group Turns More And More Into An Investment Company - Seeking Alpha
SoftBank Group Turns More And More Into An Investment Company  Seeking Alpha

SoftBank Group Corp. is in the process of transformation from a holding company with telco operations as its core business into more of an investment company.


Wed, 15 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Here's why SoftBank's $100 billion Vision Fund places bets on unprofitable tech companies - CNBC
Here's why SoftBank's $100 billion Vision Fund places bets on unprofitable tech companies  CNBC

A partner at SoftBank's Vision Fund gave some insight into how the tech-focused fund decides on what companies it invests in.


Mon, 29 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
SoftBank leads $484 million investment in online travel start-up GetYourGuide - CNBC
SoftBank leads $484 million investment in online travel start-up GetYourGuide  CNBC

GetYourGuide says it's now worth more than $1 billion but isn't commenting on its exact valuation.


Thu, 16 May 2019 14:25:00 GMT
SoftBank's cash has poured out — it's starting to come back - Financial Times
SoftBank's cash has poured out — it's starting to come back  Financial Times

Since SoftBank founder Masayoshi Son launched his $100bn Vision Fund in 2017, the business world has been fixated on the outflows: billions have gone to ...


Sun, 28 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Nikkei drops as U.S.-China trade tensions flare; Sprint sale doubt hits Softbank - Yahoo Finance
Nikkei drops as U.S.-China trade tensions flare; Sprint sale doubt hits Softbank  Yahoo Finance

Japan's Nikkei dropped on Thursday morning after renewed U.S.-China trade tensions dragged down technology shares, while index-heavyweight SoftBank ...


Thu, 23 May 2019 02:37:00 GMT
WeWork CEO explains close relationship with SoftBank's Masayoshi Son - Business Insider
WeWork CEO explains close relationship with SoftBank's Masayoshi Son  Business Insider

WeWork CEO Adam Neumann considers SoftBank's Masayoshi Son a close ally and adviser in its plan for successful growth.


Sat, 18 May 2019 11:32:05 GMT
Nikkei dips as Huawei fallout hits suppliers; Softbank soars - Reuters
Nikkei dips as Huawei fallout hits suppliers; Softbank soars  Reuters

Japan's Nikkei slipped on Tuesday as Washington's blacklisting of Huawei took a heavy toll on suppliers to the Chinese telecoms equipment maker, but the ...


Tue, 21 May 2019 07:14:00 GMT
Amid a U.S. ban, U.K. and Japanese operators suspend Huawei 5G phone launches - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Amid a U.S. ban, U.K. and Japanese operators suspend Huawei 5G phone launches  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

LONDON — British and Japanese mobile phone companies said Wednesday they're putting on hold plans to sell new devices from Huawei, in the latest fallout ...


Wed, 22 May 2019 20:41:27 GMT
SoftBank leads $200 million investment in India's Grofers - Reuters
SoftBank leads $200 million investment in India's Grofers  Reuters

BENGALURU (Reuters) - Japan's SoftBank Group Corp has led an investment round of more than $200 million in online grocery startup Grofers India through its ...


Wed, 15 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
What Uber's IPO Tells Us About SoftBank's Big Ride-Hailing Bet - Bloomberg
What Uber's IPO Tells Us About SoftBank's Big Ride-Hailing Bet  Bloomberg

As Uber Technologies Inc. prepares for its mammoth initial public offering later this week, no one has more on the line in the ride-hailing business than ...


Wed, 08 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Japan's SoftBank taps into Mexican fintech startup Clip, say sources: Reuters - PE Hub
Japan's SoftBank taps into Mexican fintech startup Clip, say sources: Reuters  PE Hub

Japan's SoftBank Group invested about $20 million in Mexican payments startup Clip early this year, one of its first Latin America deals as it launches a $5 billion ...


Tue, 07 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
SoftBank Shares Slide Along With Ride-hailing Stocks - pymnts.com
SoftBank Shares Slide Along With Ride-hailing Stocks  pymnts.com

Shares in SoftBank Group have been sliding for three straight days and closed 5.4 percent lower on Tuesday, after disappointing IPOs for Uber and Lyft.


Tue, 14 May 2019 19:54:14 GMT
SoftBank Corp to buy US$4 billion worth of new shares from Yahoo Japan - CNA
SoftBank Corp to buy US$4 billion worth of new shares from Yahoo Japan  CNA

Japan's SoftBank Corp said on Wednesday it would buy 456.5 billion yen (US$4.15 billion) worth of new shares to be issued by Yahoo Japan Corp, ...


Wed, 08 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Burned by bitcoin -- Son's misadventure tells wider story - Nikkei Asian Review
Burned by bitcoin -- Son's misadventure tells wider story  Nikkei Asian Review

Masayoshi Son is often called Japan's Warren Buffett. It is a useful comparison as the SoftBank billionaire scours the globe for value investments, an.


Mon, 29 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Japan's Rakuten profit jumps fourfold on $1 billion Lyft stake gain - Reuters
Japan's Rakuten profit jumps fourfold on $1 billion Lyft stake gain  Reuters

Japanese e-commerce firm Rakuten Inc's first-quarter operating profit jumped fourfold as it booked a $1 billion gain on its stake in U.S. ride-hailing company Lyft ...


Fri, 10 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Wirecard eyes share buybacks, sales leads from Softbank alliance - Reuters
Wirecard eyes share buybacks, sales leads from Softbank alliance  Reuters

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German payments firm Wirecard is considering buying back shares following its partnership with Japan's Softbank Group which it said ...


Tue, 07 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Japan's Hawks confirm ground-breaking Stewart signing | News | The Mighty 790 KFGO - KFGO News
Japan's Hawks confirm ground-breaking Stewart signing | News | The Mighty 790 KFGO  KFGO News

TOKYO (Reuters) - Nippon Professional Baseball side Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks confirmed on Saturday they had signed 19-year-old American pitcher Carter ...


Sat, 25 May 2019 08:51:42 GMT
SoftBank arm may venture into India with Loginext investment - BusinessLine
SoftBank arm may venture into India with Loginext investment  BusinessLine

SoftBank Ventures Asia, an early-stage funding arm of Japan's internet and telecommunication giant SoftBank, might enter the Indian market with an investment ...


Mon, 13 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Dailyhunt in early talks to raise funds from SoftBank - Livemint
Dailyhunt in early talks to raise funds from SoftBank  Livemint

Likely $150 mn deal will mark SoftBank's first independent investment in *content* space.If this transaction goes through, it will mark SoftBank's first independent ...


Wed, 15 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Vodafone, SoftBank and other mobile operators suspending orders for Huawei smartphones in Asia and Europe - Gadgets Now
Vodafone, SoftBank and other mobile operators suspending orders for Huawei smartphones in Asia and Europe  Gadgets Now

Mobile networks in Asia and Europe have issued suspending orders for Huawei smartphones following the US decision last week to restrict the company's ...


Thu, 23 May 2019 10:31:04 GMT
Wirecard sees profit potential of Softbank alliance at up to 273 million euros - Reuters
Wirecard sees profit potential of Softbank alliance at up to 273 million euros  Reuters

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Wirecard sees the total five-year profit potential from its alliance with Japan's Softbank Group Corp at between 209 million euros and ...


Fri, 10 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
ROUND-UP: Solarpack Peru buy, Armenia eases import for 55MW, Ichigo and Softbank Japan plants - PV-Tech
ROUND-UP: Solarpack Peru buy, Armenia eases import for 55MW, Ichigo and Softbank Japan plants  PV-Tech

Solarpack to buy 43MW of Peru solar projects. 20 May: Spanish firm Solarpack Corporación Tecnológica, which has developed some of the world's lowest ...


Mon, 20 May 2019 11:58:12 GMT
Nikkei hits 6-week low with eye on U.S.-China talks; SoftBank, Yahoo Japan soar - Nasdaq
Nikkei hits 6-week low with eye on U.S.-China talks; SoftBank, Yahoo Japan soar  Nasdaq

Nikkei has dropped 4.3 pct over past four sessions. *Topix falls to lowest since mid-February. *Communication sector helped by SoftBank Corp, Yahoo.


Wed, 08 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
GM's Cruise gets $1.15 billion new cash from T. Rowe Price, SoftBank - Reuters
GM's Cruise gets $1.15 billion new cash from T. Rowe Price, SoftBank  Reuters

General Motors Co's majority-owned Cruise self-driving division said on Tuesday fund manager T. Rowe Price and a group of existing investors put down $1.15 ...


Tue, 07 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Rappi to triple number of cities in Brazil where it operates after SoftBank deal - Reuters
Rappi to triple number of cities in Brazil where it operates after SoftBank deal  Reuters

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Latin American unicorn Rappi expects to more than triple the number of cities where its delivery app operates in Brazil using most of a ...


Thu, 09 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
SoftBank-backed HAPSMobile joins the high-flying global internet race in league with Alphabet’s Loon - GeekWire
SoftBank-backed HAPSMobile joins the high-flying global internet race in league with Alphabet’s Loon  GeekWire

HAPSMobile, a joint venture created by Japan's SoftBank Corp. and California-based AeroVironment, is jumping into the race to provide global broadband ...


Fri, 26 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
SoftBank is investing $125 million in Google's solar-powered balloon spinoff Loon - Business Insider
SoftBank is investing $125 million in Google's solar-powered balloon spinoff Loon  Business Insider

Loon and HAPSMobile said they are discussing the possibility of using each others' technology, standardizing their airborne and ground networking gear and ...


Thu, 25 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
SoftBank Group Corp. Invests In Wirecard AG: A Win-Win Situation - Seeking Alpha
SoftBank Group Corp. Invests In Wirecard AG: A Win-Win Situation  Seeking Alpha

SoftBank Group Corp. has agreed to invest €900 million in Wirecard AG. The investment will be conducted via convertible bonds. The companies also intend to ...


Mon, 06 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Top 15 unicorn hunters: Tiger Global, SoftBank, Google back startups - Business Insider
Top 15 unicorn hunters: Tiger Global, SoftBank, Google back startups  Business Insider

US and Chinese funds top the list, while Tiger Global Management has the most "unicorns," or companies with $1 billion valuations, in its portfolio.


Thu, 16 May 2019 12:33:00 GMT
SoftBank reaches deal with US teen - The Japan News
SoftBank reaches deal with US teen  The Japan News

NEW YORK (AP) — After failing to sign with Atlanta and losing a grievance against the Braves, 19-year-old Carter Stewart has agreed to a six-year contract with ...


Thu, 23 May 2019 14:45:00 GMT
ARM supply halt deals fresh blow to Chinese tech giant Huawei - Reuters
ARM supply halt deals fresh blow to Chinese tech giant Huawei  Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - British chip designer ARM halted relations with Huawei to comply with a U.S. blockade of the company, potentially crippling the Chinese ...


Wed, 22 May 2019 11:40:00 GMT
Japan enacts bill aimed at lowering mobile phone fees - The Japan Times
Japan enacts bill aimed at lowering mobile phone fees  The Japan Times

The Diet enacted a legal revision Friday aimed at lowering mobile phone fees and spurring competition in the country's saturated telecoms market. Amid crit.


Fri, 10 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Softbank scores coup as FCC chief backs T-Mobile, Sprint merger - Nikkei Asian Review
Softbank scores coup as FCC chief backs T-Mobile, Sprint merger  Nikkei Asian Review

NEW YORK/TOKYO -- The merger plans for American wireless carriers T-Mobile U.S. and SoftBank Group-owned Sprint took a major step forward with the hea.


Tue, 21 May 2019 05:04:00 GMT
KDDI rolls out new 'price down' smartphone plans for Japan amid government push for lower rates - The Japan Times
KDDI rolls out new 'price down' smartphone plans for Japan amid government push for lower rates  The Japan Times

KDDI Corp. unveiled new “price down” data plans for its smartphone users Monday amid pressure from the government to facilitate competition among the major ...


Mon, 13 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Toyota considers offering self-driving technology to ride-hailing firms in Asia - The Japan Times
Toyota considers offering self-driving technology to ride-hailing firms in Asia  The Japan Times

Toyota Motor Corp. is considering offering autonomous driving technologies to ride-hailing firms, sources close to the matter said Thursday, in its latest.


Fri, 17 May 2019 09:02:00 GMT
SoftBank Group (SFTBF) Earns Daily Coverage Optimism Score of -1.25 - Mayfield Recorder
SoftBank Group (SFTBF) Earns Daily Coverage Optimism Score of -1.25  Mayfield Recorder

Media coverage about SoftBank Group (OTCMKTS:SFTBF) has trended somewhat negative recently, InfoTrie reports. The research group rates the sentiment of ...


Sat, 25 May 2019 10:17:21 GMT
Softbank Group reports record operating profit - NHK WORLD
Softbank Group reports record operating profit  NHK WORLD

Japan's Softbank Group has posted a record operating profit for the fiscal year that ended in March.


Thu, 09 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Japan’s Uniqlo Hacked, 460K Accounts Compromised - pymnts.com
Japan’s Uniqlo Hacked, 460K Accounts Compromised  pymnts.com

Japan's Fast Retailing, the company that owns the Uniqlo retail chain, said data from 460000 customer accounts was compromised by hackers.


Tue, 14 May 2019 21:48:02 GMT
Softbank's $800m investment values Greensill at $3.5bn - SCF Community
Softbank's $800m investment values Greensill at $3.5bn  SCF Community

Japan's Softbank is to invest $800 million in Greeensill Capital, valuing the supply chain finance funder at $3.5bn. This latest investment doubles the value ...


Mon, 13 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
SoftBank Group (SFTBY) Receives Daily Media Sentiment Score of 2.11 - Mayfield Recorder
SoftBank Group (SFTBY) Receives Daily Media Sentiment Score of 2.11  Mayfield Recorder

Headlines about SoftBank Group (OTCMKTS:SFTBY) have been trending positive on Friday, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive press ...


Fri, 24 May 2019 22:25:15 GMT
The US Ban on Huawei Is Causing a Global Mess - VICE
The US Ban on Huawei Is Causing a Global Mess  VICE

The US ban on Chinese electronics manufacturer Huawei is having ripple effects that are making an even bigger mess of the entangled rat king that is the global ...


Wed, 22 May 2019 20:58:25 GMT
This Japanese player punctuated his walk-off homer with a backflip onto home plate - MLB.com
This Japanese player punctuated his walk-off homer with a backflip onto home plate  MLB.com

Backflips aren't new to baseball. Ozzie Smith did one nearly every day, and Twins Minor Leaguer Dusten Knight busts out the move every time he nails down a ...


Thu, 25 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Japan's Top Execs' Growing Pay Packets - Nippon.com
Japan's Top Execs' Growing Pay Packets  Nippon.com

Top Japanese executives are increasingly highly rewarded. Disclosure in company securities reports of individual compensation exceeding ¥100 million began ...


Tue, 21 May 2019 23:20:31 GMT
India’s OYO enters Japan in partnership with SoftBank - TechCrunch
India’s OYO enters Japan in partnership with SoftBank  TechCrunch

*Fresh* from closing a notable investment from Airbnb, India's OYO has expanded its footprint into Japan. The move comes through a joint venture with investor ...


Thu, 04 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
SoftBank mobile services disrupted ahead of bumper IPO, sending shares downward - The Japan Times
SoftBank mobile services disrupted ahead of bumper IPO, sending shares downward  The Japan Times

SoftBank Group Corp. apologized Thursday for disruption of its mobile phone services, saying they were fully recovered by 6:04 p.m. the same day, the cell.


Thu, 06 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
SoftBank seeks hard cash in Japan telco IPO - Reuters
SoftBank seeks hard cash in Japan telco IPO  Reuters

SoftBank Group Corp <9984.T> has won approval to conduct a 2.4 trillion yen ($21.04 billion) initial public offering (IPO) of its Japanese telecoms business, in a ...


Mon, 12 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Japanese baseball player takes walk-off celebrations to next level with home plate backflip - CBS Sports
Japanese baseball player takes walk-off celebrations to next level with home plate backflip  CBS Sports

One of the big conversations raging on in MLB right now is the conversation around unwritten rules. The Phillies and Mets are in the thick of it after Rhys ...


Thu, 25 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
SoftBank telco suffers $9 billion slump on debut after record IPO - Reuters
SoftBank telco suffers $9 billion slump on debut after record IPO  Reuters

SoftBank Corp <9434.T> shares sank 15 percent on debut, wiping $9 billion off their value, as investors sold off the telecoms operator after its record IPO on ...


Tue, 18 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Hawks' Kodai Senga fans nine, improves to 5-0 - The Japan Times
Hawks' Kodai Senga fans nine, improves to 5-0  The Japan Times

Kodai Senga allowed a run over seven innings to win his fifth straight start as the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks exploited their opponent's mistakes in a 2-1 win.


Sat, 18 May 2019 12:46:00 GMT
Huawei unwanted: Asian shops shun phone trade-ins on Google suspension worries - Japan Today
Huawei unwanted: Asian shops shun phone trade-ins on Google suspension worries  Japan Today

Mobile phone retailers in some Asian countries are refusing to accept Huawei devices for trade-ins, as more consumers look to offload their device on worries ...


Thu, 23 May 2019 21:00:00 GMT
SoftBank becomes first Japan firm to forgo IPO price range, keeps view at Y1,500 - Reuters
SoftBank becomes first Japan firm to forgo IPO price range, keeps view at Y1,500  Reuters

TOKYO (Reuters) - SoftBank chalked up another first in Japan on Friday, setting a single indicative price of 1,500 yen for its telco IPO rather than a price range as ...


Fri, 30 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Uber’s self-driving unit gets $1 billion investment from SoftBank and Japan’s auto industry - The Verge
Uber’s self-driving unit gets $1 billion investment from SoftBank and Japan’s auto industry  The Verge

Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi announced this evening a $1 billion investment from Japanese conglomerate SoftBank's Vision Fund, car maker Toyota, and ...


Thu, 18 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Japan’s SoftBank to invest €900m in Wirecard - Financial Times
Japan’s SoftBank to invest €900m in Wirecard  Financial Times

Japan's SoftBank has agreed to invest €900m in Wirecard, the German digital payments company battling an accounting scandal. SoftBank, a technology ...


Wed, 24 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
SoftBank's mobile outage hits swath of Japanese businesses - Nikkei Asian Review
SoftBank's mobile outage hits swath of Japanese businesses  Nikkei Asian Review

TOKYO -- SoftBank's mobile *service* outage Thursday across much of Japan disrupted operations ranging from flights and trains to amusement parks a.


Fri, 07 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Nvidia partners with SoftBank to deploy cloud gaming servers in Japan - Reuters
Nvidia partners with SoftBank to deploy cloud gaming servers in Japan  Reuters

This story was corrected story to say "SoftBank Corp", not "Softbank Group Corp", partnered with Nvidia Corp in March 18 story.)


Mon, 18 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Japan's Honda, Hino join SoftBank-Toyota mobility venture - Raleigh News & Observer
Japan's Honda, Hino join SoftBank-Toyota mobility venture  Raleigh News & Observer

Japanese automakers Honda and Hino are joining a partnership between SoftBank and Toyota for mobility *service* innovation such as self-driving cars.


Thu, 28 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
The Story of the Week: Ostracizing Huawei - Patently Apple
The Story of the Week: Ostracizing Huawei  Patently Apple

The U.S.-China trade tensions have been rising steadily after the Chinese trade delegation backtracked on a key point about IP protection for U.S. firms. Not only ...


Sat, 25 May 2019 02:52:05 GMT
Japan's SoftBank to replace Huawei equipment, Nikkei reports - CNBC
Japan's SoftBank to replace Huawei equipment, Nikkei reports  CNBC

Japanese mobile carrier SoftBank will be replacing hardware from Huawei Technologies in its 4G telecommunications network infrastructure in the next few ...


Thu, 13 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Phones in UK and Japan reportedly taken down by Ericsson equipment issue - The Verge
Phones in UK and Japan reportedly taken down by Ericsson equipment issue  The Verge

An Ericsson equipment issue is behind mobile network outages across both the UK and Japan that left millions without smartphone coverage.


Thu, 06 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Time to Reconsider SOFTBANK CORP ORDINARY SHARES JAPAN (OTCMKTS:SFTBF) After More Short Sellers? - Invest Tribune
Time to Reconsider SOFTBANK CORP ORDINARY SHARES JAPAN (OTCMKTS:SFTBF) After More Short Sellers?  Invest Tribune

The stock of SOFTBANK CORP ORDINARY SHARES JAPAN (OTCMKTS:SFTBF) registered an increase of 15.28% in short interest. SFTBF's total short interest ...


Mon, 20 May 2019 14:10:53 GMT
SoftBank aims to raise $23bn on Japan mobile unit IPO - Phys.Org
SoftBank aims to raise $23bn on Japan mobile unit IPO  Phys.Org

Telecoms giant and technology investor SoftBank Group aims to raise over $23 billion by listing its Japanese mobile unit next week in one of the biggest tech ...


Mon, 10 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
SoftBank holds back on 5G investment as licenses awarded - Nikkei Asian Review
SoftBank holds back on 5G investment as licenses awarded  Nikkei Asian Review

TOKYO -- SoftBank Corp. has committed significantly less capital to roll out its superfast fifth-generation network than its peers NTT Docomo and KDDI.


Thu, 11 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
SoftBank alum unveils 'affectionate' companion robot in Japan - Reuters
SoftBank alum unveils 'affectionate' companion robot in Japan  Reuters

Japanese startup Groove X, founded by an alumni of SoftBank Group Corp's robotics unit, unveiled its first creation on Tuesday - a companion robot designed to ...


Mon, 17 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
SoftBank/Didi Chuxing taxi-hailing service expanding in Japan - Seeking Alpha
SoftBank/Didi Chuxing taxi-hailing service expanding in Japan  Seeking Alpha

The taxi-hailing joint venture between SoftBank Group's (SFTBY) SoftBank Corp. and China's Didi Chuxing (DIDI) is expanding its *service* to 13 Japanese citi.


Wed, 24 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
SoftBank Group reports 62% jump in operating profit, rising to record high - The Japan Times
SoftBank Group reports 62% jump in operating profit, rising to record high  The Japan Times

SoftBank Group Corp. on Wednesday reported robust earnings for the April-December period, crediting positive returns on investments in other businesses and.


Wed, 06 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Cohesity and SoftBank Announce Joint Venture to Empower Japanese Enterprises to Back Up, Store, Manage and Derive Insights from Their Data - Associated Press
Cohesity and SoftBank Announce Joint Venture to Empower Japanese Enterprises to Back Up, Store, Manage and Derive Insights from Their Data  Associated Press

Press release *content* from Business Wire. The AP news staff was not involved in its creation.


Tue, 19 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Japan's SoftBank invests $3 billion in U.S. office space-sharing firm WeWork - Chicago Tribune
Japan's SoftBank invests $3 billion in U.S. office space-sharing firm WeWork  Chicago Tribune

American office space-sharing company WeWork has obtained $3 billion in funding from Japanese technology conglomerate SoftBank Group Corp. The new ...


Thu, 15 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Major disruption hits SoftBank mobile service in Japan - Kyodo News Plus
Major disruption hits SoftBank mobile service in Japan  Kyodo News Plus

SoftBank Group Corp. has suffered a major disruption to its telecommunication *service* that lasted for hours and may have affected millions of users across ...


Thu, 06 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
SoftBank to seek $15 billion more for huge Saudi-backed Vision Fund - The Japan Times
SoftBank to seek $15 billion more for huge Saudi-backed Vision Fund  The Japan Times

For SoftBank Group Corp., $100 billion (¥11 trillion) isn't enough. The conglomerate, which has reshaped the technology startup landscape with its Saudi-ba.


Thu, 04 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
SoftBank IPO Seeks $18 Billion From Retail Investors - Bloomberg
SoftBank IPO Seeks $18 Billion From Retail Investors  Bloomberg

SoftBank Group Corp. is seeking to raise a record 2 trillion yen ($18 billion) from Japanese individuals in the initial public offering of its mobile phone unit, ...


Tue, 06 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Japan's Docomo, KDDI, SoftBank and Rakuten get mobile phone 5G bands ahead of 2020 launch - The Japan Times
Japan's Docomo, KDDI, SoftBank and Rakuten get mobile phone 5G bands ahead of 2020 launch  The Japan Times

The telecom ministry allocated mobile phone frequency bands for superfast 5G services to three major mobile carriers and the e-commerce giant Rakuten Inc.


Wed, 10 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Japan's SoftBank invests in US office space-sharing WeWork - Phys.Org
Japan's SoftBank invests in US office space-sharing WeWork  Phys.Org

American office space-sharing company WeWork has obtained $3 billion in funding from Japanese technology conglomerate SoftBank Group Corp.


Thu, 15 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Retail investors lose love for SoftBank after IPO flop - Nikkei Asian Review
Retail investors lose love for SoftBank after IPO flop  Nikkei Asian Review

TOKYO -- SoftBank Group has long enjoyed the robust support of Japan's small investors, using the proceeds from its eagerly snapped up bonds to fund g.


Sat, 19 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Japanese pro baseball teams to clash May 21-22 on Okinawa - Stripes Okinawa
Japanese pro baseball teams to clash May 21-22 on Okinawa  Stripes Okinawa

Okinawa doesn't have a professional baseball team of their own, even though popularity of the sport continues to be high on the island. But once a year, two ...


Mon, 13 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Daichi Osera, Tsubasa Aizawa carry red-hot Carp to ninth straight win - The Japan Times
Daichi Osera, Tsubasa Aizawa carry red-hot Carp to ninth straight win  The Japan Times

Daichi Osera threw a complete game and contributed with his bat as he pitched the Hiroshima Carp to their ninth straight win, a 3-1 victory over the Chunic.


Wed, 22 May 2019 14:05:00 GMT
Japan tops 175 mln mobile subscribers in March - Telecompaper
Japan tops 175 mln mobile subscribers in March  Telecompaper

Japan ended March 2019 with 175.3 million mobile customers, up from 172.6 million in the quarter ended December 2018. Mobile operator Softbank had 41.6 ...


Thu, 16 May 2019 20:08:00 GMT
KDDI launches 'Family Discount Plus' offering - Telecompaper
KDDI launches 'Family Discount Plus' offering  Telecompaper

Japanese operator KDDI and Okinawa Cellular Telephone Company will launch "Family Discount Plus". Starting 1 October this year, customers will receive ...


Thu, 16 May 2019 20:17:00 GMT
KDDI launches 'au Flat Plan 7 Plus' postpaid offering - Telecompaper
KDDI launches 'au Flat Plan 7 Plus' postpaid offering  Telecompaper

Japanese operator KDDI and Okinawa Cellular have introduced the 'au Flat Plan 7 Plus' offering. Starting 1 June, customers will be able to subscribe to the 'au ...


Fri, 17 May 2019 11:18:00 GMT
KDDI to slash mobile rates by 40%, expand tariff plan offering - Telecompaper
KDDI to slash mobile rates by 40%, expand tariff plan offering  Telecompaper

Japanese mobile operator KDDI will start offering new subscription plans in June, reducing mobile *service* fees by up to 40 percent, Jiji Press reports, citing a ...


Mon, 20 May 2019 10:19:00 GMT
Why the Okinawa Diet Gives Rise to Centenarians - The Epoch Times
Why the Okinawa Diet Gives Rise to Centenarians  The Epoch Times

On the once isolated island of Okinawa, the people eat a diet that has given birth to more people that reach triple digits than anywhere else. Their secret...


Thu, 02 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Inside the Ultimate Spa Treatment in Cannes - Hollywood Reporter
Inside the Ultimate Spa Treatment in Cannes  Hollywood Reporter

Hotel Martinez's wellness hideaway L.RAPHAEL spa debuts two new luxe treatments during the Cannes Film Festival.


Thu, 16 May 2019 17:59:27 GMT
Okinawa Cellular Telephone chooses NEC for submarine cable project - LightWave Online
Okinawa Cellular Telephone chooses NEC for submarine cable project  LightWave Online

NEC Corp. (TSE: 6701) says it has received a contract from Okinawa Cellular Telephone Co. to design, engineer, supply, install, test, and implement an optical ...


Mon, 18 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
A high-carb diet may explain why Okinawans live so long - BBC News
A high-carb diet may explain why Okinawans live so long  BBC News

Emerging evidence suggests a 10:1 ratio of carbohydrates to proteins may protect the body from the ravages of ageing.


Fri, 18 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Baseball is back: NPB hits Okinawa to prep for regular season - Stripes Okinawa
Baseball is back: NPB hits Okinawa to prep for regular season  Stripes Okinawa

All 12 Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB) teams have kicked off practice, with nine of them here on Okinawa for the warm weather. The island is to the NPB ...


Mon, 04 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Establishment of the immortalized cell line derived from Okinawa rail (endangered species) - Science Daily
Establishment of the immortalized cell line derived from Okinawa rail (endangered species)  Science Daily

As part of the cellular conservation of endangered species, our group initiated a primary cell culture project aimed at preserving endangered avian species in ...


Fri, 16 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Japanese firms lag in launch of 5G services amid global scramble - The Mainichi
Japanese firms lag in launch of 5G services amid global scramble  The Mainichi

TOKYO -- Telecommunications giants across the globe are scrambling to launch ultrafast 5G services and outpace competitors to dominate the market. In.


Thu, 11 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
1 dead, 5 missing after U.S. military planes collide off coast of Japan - PBS NewsHour
1 dead, 5 missing after U.S. military planes collide off coast of Japan  PBS NewsHour

The Marine Corps said an F/A-18 Hornet fighter jet and a KC-130 Hercules refueling aircraft collided during training at about 2 a.m. after taking off from their ...


Thu, 06 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
What fortune-tellers told Korea’s disgraced president Park about Xi - South China Morning Post
What fortune-tellers told Korea’s disgraced president Park about Xi  South China Morning Post

The predictions, delivered to the disgraced former president by police, covered a range of topics from diplomacy and national security to the economy and the ...


Fri, 17 May 2019 09:54:24 GMT
Okinawan sea grapes reveal secrets of plant evolution - Phys.org
Okinawan sea grapes reveal secrets of plant evolution  Phys.org

Umi-budo, or 'sea grapes' in English, grow tiny green balls along their stems. These pop in the mouth when chewed, releasing a refreshing flavor reminiscent of ...


Thu, 28 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Fund Manager Romain Ruffenach Explains Why He Likes A Few Japanese Stocks - Forbes Now
Fund Manager Romain Ruffenach Explains Why He Likes A Few Japanese Stocks  Forbes Now

Romain Ruffenach analyzes stocks -- and manages a portfolio -- for a European equities fund at SMA Gestion: Bati Actions Investissement 1. He started with that ...


Mon, 09 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
The state of 5G trials in Japan - RCR Wireless News
The state of 5G trials in Japan  RCR Wireless News

Japan is expected to be an early adopter in the 5G segment as local telecom operators are looking to start deploying the new technology around 2020.


Thu, 03 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Freezing the damage - Bangkok Post
Freezing the damage  Bangkok Post

Having travelled around the world, including to the Arctic and Antarctic, to observe, collect and study specimens with a mission to save the deteriorating planet ...


Sun, 19 May 2019 21:30:00 GMT
Ruling finalized ordering cell phone TV owners to pay public NHK subscription fee - Japan Today
Ruling finalized ordering cell phone TV owners to pay public NHK subscription fee  Japan Today

The Supreme Court has finalized high court rulings ordering owners of a cell phone with a television function to pay a subscription fee to Japan's public ...


Thu, 14 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
KDDI and Samsung Successfully Complete 5G Multi-Device Trial at a Professional Baseball Stadium in Okinawa, Japan - Samsung Newsroom
KDDI and Samsung Successfully Complete 5G Multi-Device Trial at a Professional Baseball Stadium in Okinawa, Japan  Samsung Newsroom

Sports users' experience is taken to new heights as the two companies use Samsung's end-to-end 5G solutions Trial includes prototype 5G tablets used in 5G ...


Mon, 26 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Machine Learning To Keep An Eye On Migrating Cells - Asian Scientist Magazine
Machine Learning To Keep An Eye On Migrating Cells  Asian Scientist Magazine

Japanese researchers have developed a machine learning tool that allows the study of label-free cells migrating in vitro.


Tue, 02 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Scientists Sequence Okinawan Sea Grape Genome - Asian Scientist Magazine
Scientists Sequence Okinawan Sea Grape Genome  Asian Scientist Magazine

Not only did researchers in Japan decode the genome of the Okinawan sea grape, they also compared the genome to 15 other plant genomes to shed light on ...


Mon, 15 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Genetic regulation of mitotic competence in G0 quiescent cells - Science Advances
Genetic regulation of mitotic competence in G0 quiescent cells  Science Advances

Quiescent (G0 phase) cells must maintain mitotic competence (MC) to restart the cell cycle. This is essential for reproduction in unicellular organisms and also ...


Wed, 15 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
KDDI and Samsung Successfully Complete Live Real-Time Free-Viewpoint Video Stream Test on 5G - Samsung Newsroom US
KDDI and Samsung Successfully Complete Live Real-Time Free-Viewpoint Video Stream Test on 5G  Samsung Newsroom US

KDDI and Samsung Electronics, announced today that together with KDDI Research, Inc (KDDI Research), Okinawa Cellular Telephone Company and ...


Wed, 27 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
The 'black ships' from Asia - The Japan Times
The 'black ships' from Asia  The Japan Times

Japan is being leapfrogged by innovations from all quarters across Asia.


Sun, 10 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
KDDI Offers Flat Rate Data Worldwide with eSIM Service Powered by Gigsky - The Fast Mode
KDDI Offers Flat Rate Data Worldwide with eSIM Service Powered by Gigsky  The Fast Mode

KDDI and Okinawa Cellular have started offering a travel data eSIM powered by GigSky.


Sat, 20 Apr 2019 00:58:56 GMT
Sea grapes reveal secrets of plant evolution - Science Daily
Sea grapes reveal secrets of plant evolution  Science Daily

Scientists decoded the genome of the popular Okinawan seaweed 'umi-budo' or 'sea grapes,' which could help ease the crop's cultivation and address ...


Thu, 28 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Joint study finds curry spices can suppress inflammation in airway cells caused by PM2.5 particles - The Japan Times
Joint study finds curry spices can suppress inflammation in airway cells caused by PM2.5 particles  The Japan Times

Spices commonly used in curry may be able to curb inflammation caused by pollution-causing fine particles in the air, according to a joint study by Japanes.


Mon, 15 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
How Closed-End Funds Can Boost International Returns - TheStreet.com
How Closed-End Funds Can Boost International Returns  TheStreet.com

There are many ways these days for investors to gain exposure to international markets. The best-know options include ETFs and open-end mutual funds.


Fri, 27 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
NEC provides facial recognition demo system for DoCoMo’s 5G lab - RCR Wireless News
NEC provides facial recognition demo system for DoCoMo’s 5G lab  RCR Wireless News

Japanese firm NEC Corporation announced the provision of a facial recognition demo system utilizing multi-access edge computing to compatriot carrier NTT ...


Thu, 17 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
NEC Trials Facial Recognition Over 5G with NTT DOCOMO - Mobile ID World
NEC Trials Facial Recognition Over 5G with NTT DOCOMO  Mobile ID World

“…with NEC's 'Context-aware *Service* Controller', the system is designed to dynamically allocate network resources as needed, switching to high-definition ...


Fri, 18 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
LGBT Acceptance Spreads from Shibuya - Nippon.com
LGBT Acceptance Spreads from Shibuya  Nippon.com

In November 2015, Tokyo municipalities Shibuya and Setagaya began issuing domestic partnership certificates to same-sex couples, instigating a process of ...


Fri, 21 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
KDDI launches 'Travel Data eSIM powered by GigSky' for dual SIM iPhones - Telecompaper
KDDI launches 'Travel Data eSIM powered by GigSky' for dual SIM iPhones  Telecompaper

Japanese operator KDDI and Okinawa Cellular Telephone Company has launched the 'Travel Data eSIM powered by GigSky'. The *service* is designed to ...


Thu, 18 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
KDDI, Samsung trial 5G at baseball stadium - Mobile World Live
KDDI, Samsung trial 5G at baseball stadium  Mobile World Live

KDDI, the second-largest mobile operator in Japan, and South Korea-based Samsung completed a 5G field trial using the 28GHz band at Okinawa Cellular ...


Tue, 27 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Could This Radical New Approach to Alzheimer’s Lead to a Breakthrough? - Fortune
Could This Radical New Approach to Alzheimer’s Lead to a Breakthrough?  Fortune

In a small lab in Jackson Hole, Wyo., 65-year-old Paul Cox believes he's closing in on a treatment that might prevent Alzheimer's disease. And ALS. And a host ...


Fri, 18 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
My Month With Google Fi: Why I'm Sticking With It - Tom's Guide
My Month With Google Fi: Why I'm Sticking With It  Tom's Guide

Now that Google has opened up its wireless *service* to more phones, you might be considering a switch to Google Fi. Here's what one customer experienced ...


Sat, 01 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Okinawa base trouble puts dark cloud over upcoming Buffaloes-Eagles series - The Japan Times
Okinawa base trouble puts dark cloud over upcoming Buffaloes-Eagles series  The Japan Times

This week, the annual two-game series where a couple of Japanese pro ballclubs travel to play at Naha's Okinawa Cellular Stadium will take place. The Pacif.


Sat, 25 Jun 2016 07:00:00 GMT
Whale Sharks Eat Their Veggies Too - Asian Scientist Magazine
Whale Sharks Eat Their Veggies Too  Asian Scientist Magazine

Blood tests reveal that whale sharks off the coast of Okinawa consume significant amounts of plants and algae. SHARE. SHARE · tweet · share. AsianScientist ...


Wed, 23 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Why doesn't Okinawa have a pro baseball team? - Stripes Okinawa
Why doesn't Okinawa have a pro baseball team?  Stripes Okinawa

It's safe to say that the game day experience of regular season professional baseball on Okinawa is limited to televised games. Although the prefecture hosts ...


Fri, 27 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
US conducted FISA-approved secret surveillance of Huawei, prosecutors say - The Japan Times
US conducted FISA-approved secret surveillance of Huawei, prosecutors say  The Japan Times

U.S. authorities gathered information about Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. through secret surveillance they plan to use in their case charging the Chinese te.


Fri, 05 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Why we fought in World War II - WND.com
Why we fought in World War II  WND.com

Why did America enter World War II? Why didn't the nation stay outside of the conflict? Many answers to this question have been given. Here's another.


Sat, 30 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Carp hammer Giants in clash of CL's top teams - The Japan Times
Carp hammer Giants in clash of CL's top teams  The Japan Times

Kris Johnson was rescued by Ryuhei Matsuyama's grand slam and other slugging teammates on Tuesday as the Central League-leading Hiroshima Carp ...


Tue, 26 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Rakuten Inc. gets approval to become nation's fourth major wireless carrier - The Japan Times
Rakuten Inc. gets approval to become nation's fourth major wireless carrier  The Japan Times

Rakuten Inc. got the green light Friday from a government panel to become the nation's fourth major wireless carrier, granting the e-commerce giant access to a ...


Fri, 06 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Machine learning tracks moving cells - Science Daily
Machine learning tracks moving cells  Science Daily

Scientists can now study the migration of label-free cells at unprecedented resolution, a feat with applications across biology, disease research, and drug ...


Wed, 13 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
KDDI launches VoLTE roaming in India - Telecom Asia
KDDI launches VoLTE roaming in India  Telecom Asia

Japan's KDDI has announced plans to launch VoLTE telephony services in India in partnership with the market's newest entrant Reliance Jio Infocomm.


Thu, 22 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Residents voice fear amid chaos of Osaka quake - The Japan Times
Residents voice fear amid chaos of Osaka quake  The Japan Times

Sushi chef Soshu Yoshiyama got a rude awakening at 7:58 a.m. Monday when his home in the town of Takatsuki, Osaka Prefecture, was buffeted by strong, ...


Mon, 18 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Pritzker Prize awarded to Arata Isozaki, architect whose designs blend East and West - PBS NewsHour
Pritzker Prize awarded to Arata Isozaki, architect whose designs blend East and West  PBS NewsHour

TOKYO — Japanese architect Arata Isozaki, credited with bringing together the East and West in his innovative designs, has been awarded this year's Pritzker ...


Tue, 05 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Samsung's new $1000 power-user phone reflects slowdown in hardware innovation - The Japan Times
Samsung's new $1000 power-user phone reflects slowdown in hardware innovation  The Japan Times

Samsung's new smartphone illustrates the limits of innovation at a time when hardware advances have slowed. The new phone, the Galaxy Note 9, will be faste.


Fri, 10 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
On Okinawa, locals want U.S. troops to leave - PBS NewsHour
On Okinawa, locals want U.S. troops to leave  PBS NewsHour

HARI SREENIVASAN: North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un recently said his goal is to reach an "equilibrium of real force" with the United States and dissuade talk ...


Sat, 16 Sep 2017 07:00:00 GMT
KDDI sets up 5G investment fund - Mobile World Live
KDDI sets up 5G investment fund  Mobile World Live

Japanese operator KDDI set up a fund in partnership with venture capital company Global Brain to invest JPY20 billion ($186 million) over the next five years in ...


Fri, 06 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT
US to formally seek extradition of Huawei exec Meng Wanzhou: Globe and Mail - The Japan Times
US to formally seek extradition of Huawei exec Meng Wanzhou: Globe and Mail  The Japan Times

OTTAWA - The United States will proceed with the formal extradition from Canada of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou, Canada's ambassador to the United ...


Tue, 22 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
KDDI and China Mobile test two radical new 5G use cases for broadcasters - TelecomTV
KDDI and China Mobile test two radical new 5G use cases for broadcasters  TelecomTV

In two separate announcements, Asian telcos KDDI of Japan and China Mobile have presented results from their respective 5G tests of broadcast services.


Fri, 29 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Proteins Pirouette Within The Cell Membrane - Asian Scientist Magazine
Proteins Pirouette Within The Cell Membrane  Asian Scientist Magazine

Scientists have developed a bioimaging technique that allows the prolonged visualization of complex protein movements in a cell membrane.


Mon, 16 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Japanese telecom groups support smart farming abroad - Nikkei Asian Review
Japanese telecom groups support smart farming abroad  Nikkei Asian Review

TOKYO -- Japanese telecommunications groups will use their expertise in "internet of things" technologies to support farming abroad.SoftBank Group&nbs.


Sat, 15 Jul 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Japanese scientists find new drug combo that may be key to treating Alzheimer's - The Japan Times
Japanese scientists find new drug combo that may be key to treating Alzheimer's  The Japan Times

A team of Japanese researchers has found a new drug combination that reduces amyloid beta protein, believed to play a key role in causing Alzheimer's disea.


Wed, 22 Nov 2017 08:00:00 GMT
Hara Hachi Bu: The reason why the Japanese live a 100 years or more - Hindustan Times
Hara Hachi Bu: The reason why the Japanese live a 100 years or more  Hindustan Times

The residents of Okinawa Island in Japan have the longest life expectancy in the world. They live up to 100 years. Various studies have been done over the ...


Fri, 06 Oct 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Telstra sheds a little light on subsea cable investments - TelecomTV
Telstra sheds a little light on subsea cable investments  TelecomTV

Telstra claims to have boosted its subsea network capabilities with the acquisition of a big chunk of new capacity and an investment in a separate system...but its ...


Tue, 15 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
KDDI partners with VC fund to invest in 5G - RCR Wireless News
KDDI partners with VC fund to invest in 5G  RCR Wireless News

Looking to create a startup ecosystem in support of its 5G plans, Japanese operator KDDI is working with a VC fund to invest more than $150 million over five ...


Fri, 06 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT
2018 Black Book: 364 Executives to Know - Hawaii Business Magazine
2018 Black Book: 364 Executives to Know  Hawaii Business Magazine

Welcome to the 21st annual Black Book from Hawaii Business magazine – a valuable insight into who are the decision makers, movers and shakers of the ...


Thu, 06 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
The World Cup and 5G: the trials you need to know about - TechRadar
The World Cup and 5G: the trials you need to know about  TechRadar

The 2018 World Cup has already been a feast of football, with the planet's greatest footballers showcasing their skills in front of an audience of billions around ...


Wed, 27 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition - News - The Japan Times
IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition - News  The Japan Times

Tokyo will host the IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition 2018 from Sunday to Friday. The event is expected to attract 6,000 people from more than 100 ...


Fri, 14 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
NTT DoCoMo, Metawave test 5G mobile system in Tokyo - RCR Wireless News
NTT DoCoMo, Metawave test 5G mobile system in Tokyo  RCR Wireless News

Japanese telecom operator NTT DoCoMo collaborated with Metawave to demonstrate a 5G mobile communication system using 28 GHz, in what it claims is the ...


Wed, 05 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
?Samsung begins building $7 billion chip line in China - ZDNet
?Samsung begins building $7 billion chip line in China  ZDNet

Samsung Electronics' second line in Xi'an, China, will make V-NANDs to meet high demand in the world's second-largest economy.


Wed, 28 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT
5G trial previews next-gen stadium experience - RCR Wireless News
5G trial previews next-gen stadium experience  RCR Wireless News

A recent collaborative 5G trial in Japan allowed baseball fans to get a taste of how next-generation wireless networks will support more interactive, immersive ...


Mon, 26 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Perfect Norimoto leads combined no-no vs. MLB - MLB.com
Perfect Norimoto leads combined no-no vs. MLB  MLB.com

The team of MLB All-Stars was no-hit by four Samurai Japan pitchers for its third straight loss in the Japan All-Star Series, a 4-0 defeat on Saturday at the Tokyo ...


Fri, 08 Dec 2017 14:26:25 GMT
Hector Garcia Francesc Miralles - Ikigai Long and Happy Life - Oprah.com
Hector Garcia Francesc Miralles - Ikigai Long and Happy Life  Oprah.com

The authors of Ikigai: The Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life reveal some straightforward yet transformative ways to approach modern life.


Sun, 10 Sep 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Everything you need to know about Japan All-Star Series - Anaheim Angels
Everything you need to know about Japan All-Star Series  Anaheim Angels

LOS ANGELES -- Some big league stars have been lounging at home for five full weeks now. Others, for one. Yet for a select few, there is no time to rest. A team ...


Mon, 10 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT
Japan Series - MLB.com
Japan Series  MLB.com

For the first time since 2006, MLB sent a team of All-Stars to Japan in November 2014. Instead of facing All-Stars from Japan's top domestic league, MLB stars ...


Sun, 09 Nov 2014 03:19:10 GMT
Sport leads the 5G charge | Industry Trends - IBC365
Sport leads the 5G charge | Industry Trends  IBC365

The potential for 5G to revolutionise the media and entertainment industries is now being tested by sports producers and broadcasters.


Mon, 23 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
NTT DOCOMO to launch 5G open lab on Guam – its first outside Japan - The Guam Daily Post
NTT DOCOMO to launch 5G open lab on Guam – its first outside Japan  The Guam Daily Post

DOCOMO PACIFIC will launch its fifth-generation, or 5G, wireless broadband *service* test lab in early 2019 on Guam.


Sat, 01 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
US military is interested in bats as possible defenders against bioweapons - Stars and Stripes
US military is interested in bats as possible defenders against bioweapons  Stars and Stripes

The U.S. military has a long history of enlisting the help of animals in warfare. The bottlenose dolphins enabled the Navy to detect and clear underwater bombs ...


Wed, 15 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Japan grabs exhibition victory over MLB All-Stars in tour finale - The Japan Times
Japan grabs exhibition victory over MLB All-Stars in tour finale  The Japan Times

Samurai Japan halts a two-game losing streak on Thursday, beating a team of major leaguers 6-4 in an exhibition that wrapped up MLB's tour of Japan.


Thu, 20 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT
Railway companies in eastern Japan set to relax rules for cellphones when near priority seats - The Japan Times
Railway companies in eastern Japan set to relax rules for cellphones when near priority seats  The Japan Times

Since 2003, railways have asked passengers to turn off their mobile phones when near “silver” priority seats, for fear electromagnetic interference from the ...


Mon, 21 Sep 2015 07:00:00 GMT
Watch the full Japan All-Star Series on MLB.TV - MLB.com
Watch the full Japan All-Star Series on MLB.TV  MLB.com

MLB.TV subscribers and anyone wanting to sign up now for the $24.99 MLB.TV Offseason Package can watch exclusive live and on-demand streams of all five ...


Sat, 09 Dec 2017 00:18:39 GMT
Japan's Big Three - au by KDDI - TechnoBuffalo
Japan's Big Three - au by KDDI  TechnoBuffalo

We started exploring Japan's Big Three providers last time with SoftBank Mobile, the smallest of its three giant mobile carriers. Today we will continue up the ...


Sun, 03 Nov 2013 07:00:00 GMT
Bioactive novel compounds from endangered tropical plant species - Science Daily
Bioactive novel compounds from endangered tropical plant species  Science Daily

Biologists have isolated 17 secondary metabolites, including three novel compounds from the valuable endangered tropical plant species Alangium longiflorum.


Fri, 26 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
MLB stars to return to Japan for series in November - MLB.com
MLB stars to return to Japan for series in November  MLB.com

Let the barnstorming begin. A set of Major League stars will tour Japan and play a five-game series against a group of stars from Nippon Professional Baseball ...


Fri, 08 Dec 2017 15:23:49 GMT
Samsung Elec transmits baseball game via 5G real-time video solution - ????
Samsung Elec transmits baseball game via 5G real-time video solution  ????

South Korea's tech giant Samsung Electronics Co. seeking to lead the development of fifth-generation (5G) communication solutions has successfully completed ...


Fri, 29 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Revive Japan's scientific research - The Japan Times
Revive Japan's scientific research  The Japan Times

Japan's scientific research is on the verge of stalling.


Tue, 09 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Apple fans line up for iPhone 8, 8 Plus in Japan, but many holding out for X model - The Japan Times
Apple fans line up for iPhone 8, 8 Plus in Japan, but many holding out for X model  The Japan Times

Apple Inc.'s latest iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus smartphones featuring upgraded cameras and wireless charging went on sale in Japan on Friday, with eager ...


Fri, 22 Sep 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Taste test: Does the future of meat lie in a lab? - The Japan Times
Taste test: Does the future of meat lie in a lab?  The Japan Times

Biochemist Yuki Hanyu's vision for the future includes a supermarket that has plenty of meat, none of which has come from a farm. Instead, it has all been grown ...


Sat, 16 Sep 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Long-Term Health Comes Down To Two Main Habits, Says Researcher - Forbes Now
Long-Term Health Comes Down To Two Main Habits, Says Researcher  Forbes Now

In the ongoing search for health and longevity, researchers have looked to parts of the world where people live the longest—the “blue zones,” which include ...


Sat, 23 Dec 2017 08:00:00 GMT
Russia, Japan resolving Kuril Islands dispute may set example for Kashmir conflict - Geo News
Russia, Japan resolving Kuril Islands dispute may set example for Kashmir conflict  Geo News

A decade after resolving the Sino-Russian border dispute, Vladimir Putin is making every possible effort to settle the long-lingering territorial discord with Japan.


Mon, 08 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
5G is about to get a big boost from Trump and the FCC - Stars and Stripes
5G is about to get a big boost from Trump and the FCC  Stars and Stripes

The Trump administration and government regulators unveiled a major push Friday afternoon at the White House to accelerate the rollout of the high-speed, ...


Fri, 12 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Vodafone NZ demos 5G with Nokia - ZDNet
Vodafone NZ demos 5G with Nokia  ZDNet

Vodafone NZ has announced a 5G trial in partnership with networking giant Nokia, with the two companies showcasing use cases and implementations in ...


Tue, 27 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT
The CCR4-NOT deadenylase complex controls Atg7-dependent cell death and heart function - Science
The CCR4-NOT deadenylase complex controls Atg7-dependent cell death and heart function  Science

The removal of polyadenylate tails from mRNAs by the CCR4-NOT complex marks these mRNAs for degradation. Yamaguchi et al. (see also the Focus by Das) ...


Tue, 06 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Okinawans have a low risk of arteriosclerosis, cancer; diet may be why - UPI.com
Okinawans have a low risk of arteriosclerosis, cancer; diet may be why  UPI.com

The odds of living to 100 are highest in Japan, and their high-vegetable low-meat diet may be why, some of the elderly say.


Thu, 20 Jun 2013 07:00:00 GMT
Proposed NPB expansion appears unlikely - The Japan Times
Proposed NPB expansion appears unlikely  The Japan Times

The office of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe made a suggestion on May 22 that Japanese professional baseball should expand from its current 12 teams to 16. Pros.


Sat, 14 Jun 2014 07:00:00 GMT
Orbit will join MLB All-Stars for Japan Series - MLB.com
Orbit will join MLB All-Stars for Japan Series  MLB.com

HOUSTON -- Astros mascot Orbit has been selected by Major League Baseball to join the All-Star team taking part in the 2014 Japan All-Star Series in ...


Sat, 09 Dec 2017 00:00:25 GMT
Todai biomedical research fraud probe seen pointing to wider misconduct - The Japan Times
Todai biomedical research fraud probe seen pointing to wider misconduct  The Japan Times

The so-called STAP scandal of 2014 unleashed the power of anonymous online whistleblowers, who exposed falsified data in what had been hailed as ...


Wed, 12 Oct 2016 07:00:00 GMT
ARM embraces tech revolution under SoftBank and loses money - The Japan Times
ARM embraces tech revolution under SoftBank and loses money  The Japan Times

It's an accepted belief among tech startups that it's OK to grow fast at the sake of profits. But what if the company is 27 years old? Under the new owners.


Thu, 08 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT
E-bike rental co Fae Bikes to add 70 Okinawa bikes to its Bangalore fleet - MediaNama.com
E-bike rental co Fae Bikes to add 70 Okinawa bikes to its Bangalore fleet  MediaNama.com

Fae Bikes, a Bangalore based bike rental *service*, and Okinawa Autotech, an e-bike manufacturer, have partnered to make 70 Okinawa Ridge+ bikes available ...


Tue, 30 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Rules Of The Neural Road - Asian Scientist Magazine
Rules Of The Neural Road  Asian Scientist Magazine

High-resolution confocal microscopy has shed light on 'traffic control' mechanisms in brain cells. SHARE. SHARE · tweet · share. AsianScientist (Jun. 27, 2017) ...


Tue, 27 Jun 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Pro-science stimulus to revitalize Japan's R&D - ScienceCareers.org
Pro-science stimulus to revitalize Japan's R&D  ScienceCareers.org

Japan is striving to expand its scientific opportunities and connect globally. Today, after two decades of economic stagnation, Japan's vitality and dynamism is ...


Fri, 27 Mar 2015 07:00:00 GMT
NTT DOCOMO to Open 5G Open Lab in Guam in 2019 - The Fast Mode
NTT DOCOMO to Open 5G Open Lab in Guam in 2019  The Fast Mode

NTT DOCOMO announced that it will begin operating DOCOMO 5G Open Lab GUAM as a 5G technology verification center in Guam next spring. The official ...


Sat, 01 Dec 2018 01:53:24 GMT
Control of Human T-Cell Leukemia Virus Type 1 (HTLV-1) Infection by Eliminating Envelope Protein-Positive Cells with Recombinant Vesicular Stomatitis Viruses Encoding HTLV-1 Primary Receptor - Journal of Virology
Control of Human T-Cell Leukemia Virus Type 1 (HTLV-1) Infection by Eliminating Envelope Protein-Positive Cells with Recombinant Vesicular Stomatitis Viruses Encoding HTLV-1 Primary Receptor  Journal of Virology

Human T-cell leukemia virus type 1 (HTLV-1) infection causes adult T-cell leukemia (ATL), which is frequently resistant to currently available therapies and has a ...


Sat, 18 Aug 2018 02:22:11 GMT
Hot spot: Is Tokyo finally going wireless? - The Japan Times
Hot spot: Is Tokyo finally going wireless?  The Japan Times

Wanna surf the web for free in Tokyo? It's finally time to catch the wave. Along with an influx of foreign tourists, Japan is seeing an explosion in wireless internet ...


Sat, 09 Jul 2016 07:00:00 GMT
Why Perovskite Solar Cells Are Intrinsically Unstable - Asian Scientist Magazine
Why Perovskite Solar Cells Are Intrinsically Unstable  Asian Scientist Magazine

Iodine-based perovskite solar cells are relatively cheaper and more efficient than conventional solar cells but their stability might pose a problem.


Wed, 04 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT
ZTE and KDDI Offer mamorino Watch in Japan – World's First VoLTE Kids Watch - Business Wire
ZTE and KDDI Offer mamorino Watch in Japan – World's First VoLTE Kids Watch  Business Wire

ZTE Mobile Devices and KDDI announced the availability of mamorino Watch, scheduled for a late-March release from KDDI and the Okinawa Cellular Teleph.


Wed, 03 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT

Successful Japanese communications entrepreneur sets sights on renewable energy race - The Japan Times
Successful Japanese communications entrepreneur sets sights on renewable energy race  The Japan Times

If it wasn't for Sachio Semmoto, the landscape of Japan's communications industry would look different today. The 76-year-old business magnate has been lin.


Tue, 13 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Second LTE mobile network in Japan launched by eMobile - TeleGeography
Second LTE mobile network in Japan launched by eMobile  TeleGeography

Japan. Japanese telecoms group eAccess, which offers wireless services through its recently reintegrated eMobile unit, has launched ultra-high speed Long ...


Fri, 16 Mar 2012 07:00:00 GMT
Rakuten gets government approval for wireless operations - Reuters
Rakuten gets government approval for wireless operations  Reuters

TOKYO (Reuters) - Rakuten Inc said on Monday it won government approval to offer mobile services as the Japanese e-commerce company expands its ...


Mon, 09 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT
SoftBank telecoms IPO faces headwinds from govt.-backed upstarts - Reuters India
SoftBank telecoms IPO faces headwinds from govt.-backed upstarts  Reuters India

SoftBank Group Corp's <9984.T> expected spin-off of its Japanese telecoms business will lure investors seeking exposure to a solid tech name, but the prospect ...


Fri, 19 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Japan 2011 Tsunami Google Person Finder - ScienceBlogs
Japan 2011 Tsunami Google Person Finder  ScienceBlogs

2011 Japanese Earthquake and Tsunami. Quick links. â¢Resources. â¢Useful maps. â¢Latest news. Share: A massive 8.9 magnitude earthquake hit the Pacific ...


Sat, 12 Mar 2011 08:00:00 GMT
Japan Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Statistics and Analyses 2018-2022 - ResearchAndMarkets.com - Business Wire
Japan Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Statistics and Analyses 2018-2022 - ResearchAndMarkets.com  Business Wire

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Japan - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's ...


Thu, 04 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Ymobile touts simplicity, low fees in smartphone war — Japan Times - The Japan Times
Ymobile touts simplicity, low fees in smartphone war — Japan Times  The Japan Times

New mobile phone entrant Ymobile Corp. unveiled monthly fixed-price *service* plans Thursday that include voice calling and Internet access to woo newcomers.


Thu, 17 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT
Rakuten set to launch a wireless mobile network in Japan - Tamebay
Rakuten set to launch a wireless mobile network in Japan  Tamebay

Japanese marketplace Rakuten is planning a foray into the mobile and wireless market there by launching its own network apparently to be called RMobile.


Thu, 17 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
In major shift, Rakuten plots to become Japan's No. 4 wireless carrier - Reuters
In major shift, Rakuten plots to become Japan's No. 4 wireless carrier  Reuters

Japanese e-commerce firm Rakuten Inc said it would apply for a 4G mobile license, aiming to become the country's fourth major wireless carrier in a strategic ...


Wed, 13 Dec 2017 08:00:00 GMT
Rakuten Mobile to challenge NTT Docomo, KDDI and SoftBank in Japan - Telecom Lead
Rakuten Mobile to challenge NTT Docomo, KDDI and SoftBank in Japan  Telecom Lead

Rakuten, an e-commerce company, is set to challenge the dominance of major carriers such as NTT Docomo, KDDI and SoftBank in Japan. Rakuten Mobile ...


Mon, 09 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Barack Obama 'monkey' phone advert row - Telegraph.co.uk
Barack Obama 'monkey' phone advert row  Telegraph.co.uk

A mobile phone advert apparently portraying Barack Obama as a monkey has provoked a new row about racial depictions of the Democratic candidate.


Mon, 23 Jun 2008 07:00:00 GMT
Huawei GL07S revealed for Japan, looks like the Ascend P2 - Engadget
Huawei GL07S revealed for Japan, looks like the Ascend P2  Engadget

This one's a little puzzling. Japanese carrier Emobile has announced a new phone from Huawei, the memorably-named GL07S. The confusing part is that it ...


Thu, 21 Feb 2013 08:00:00 GMT
Aroma Bit, Japan’s aroma sensing technology startup, adds two big-name advisors - VentureBeat
Aroma Bit, Japan’s aroma sensing technology startup, adds two big-name advisors  VentureBeat

(The Bridge) – Tokyo-based Aroma Bit, a Japanese startup developing a small-sized aroma sensor device, recently announced that it has appointed Batara Eto ...


Sun, 29 Nov 2015 08:00:00 GMT
Y!mobile to target smartphone users - The Japan Times
Y!mobile to target smartphone users  The Japan Times

Yahoo Japan Corp. surprised the telecommunications market in March by announcing it would acquire eAccess Ltd., operator of mobile Internet *service* Emobile ...


Fri, 02 May 2014 07:00:00 GMT
PH eSports teams bag $77,714 prize at Mobile Legends Southeast Asia Cup - Inquirer.net
PH eSports teams bag $77,714 prize at Mobile Legends Southeast Asia Cup  Inquirer.net

Filipino eSports teams were able to take home $77,714 (?4,136,327) in prize money at the Mobile Legends Southeast Asia Cup (MSC) 2018 at the Jakarta ...


Mon, 06 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Japan's newest mobile network makes US LTE seem sluggish - GigaOm
Japan's newest mobile network makes US LTE seem sluggish  GigaOm

Japanese operator eAccess isn't deploying any old LTE network. It's going for broke, pushing the upper limits of the technology to launch a network that could ...


Tue, 31 Jan 2012 08:00:00 GMT
Japan's Willcom says files for bankruptcy - Reuters
Japan's Willcom says files for bankruptcy  Reuters

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese mobile communications provider Willcom Inc said on Thursday it has filed for bankruptcy with 206 billion yen ($2.3 billion) in debt, ...


Thu, 18 Feb 2010 08:00:00 GMT
Smart Bar: Japan Gets Another Special Android Handset - TechCrunch
Smart Bar: Japan Gets Another Special Android Handset  TechCrunch

First KDDI's iida INFOBAR, then Sharp's clamshell Android phone HYBRID oo7SH, and now the so-called Smart Bar [JP]: Japan is getting more and more ...


Fri, 09 Sep 2011 07:00:00 GMT
Japan's Mobile Carriers to Begin Service on Tokyo Subways This Week - PCWorld
Japan's Mobile Carriers to Begin Service on Tokyo Subways This Week  PCWorld

Train passengers will soon be able to use their mobile phones on the city's subways.


Wed, 28 Mar 2012 07:00:00 GMT
Five Japanese mobile phones we'll never see in the West - Telegraph.co.uk
Five Japanese mobile phones we'll never see in the West  Telegraph.co.uk

The gadget-obsessed Japanese have some of the smartest mobile phones but most of them will never be released in the West. Here's our guide to what you're ...


Tue, 10 Nov 2009 08:00:00 GMT
Face value Disruption of service - Economist
Face value Disruption of service  Economist

JAPAN is not known for its entrepreneurs. Bold small-business leaders are scarce; corporate decisions are usually made by consensus. Companies, according ...


Thu, 07 Feb 2008 08:00:00 GMT
2019 Best April Fools Day Internet Pranks - April Fools' Day Game Pranks Wiki Guide - IGN
2019 Best April Fools Day Internet Pranks - April Fools' Day Game Pranks Wiki Guide  IGN

Every year, the internet comes alive with April Fools' day gags, jokes, and pranks. We're collecting a list of the best of the April Fools' Day's 2019 web pranks.


Sun, 28 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Konecranes to supply MHC to Japan's Miike - Port Strategy
Konecranes to supply MHC to Japan's Miike  Port Strategy

Lifting equipment provider Konecranes' supply of a Model 4 Mobile Harbor Crane to the Port of Miike will make it the first of its kind to operate in Japan.


Thu, 22 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT
9 Racist Ads, Commercials That Promote Negative Images of Black People - Atlanta Black Star
9 Racist Ads, Commercials That Promote Negative Images of Black People  Atlanta Black Star

In a 2008 television commercial for the Japanese cellphone company, Emobile, a monkey is shown in an election campaign with the slogan "Change,"


Tue, 19 Nov 2013 08:00:00 GMT
Mobile phone service operators lift SIM locks - Japan Today
Mobile phone service operators lift SIM locks  Japan Today

Japan's wireless network providers have lifted restrictions on which network their subscribers can use, enabling all smartphones and tablets to be sold with their ...


Sun, 03 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT
Korea Times hosts star-studded spring concert - Korea Times
Korea Times hosts star-studded spring concert  Korea Times

The Korea Times presented its spring concert at the Sejong Center for the Performing Arts in central Seoul, Thursday, to celebrate the newspaper's 69th ...


Thu, 21 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Global LTE connections reach 27M, almost all in US, Korea and Japan – Gigaom - GigaOM
Global LTE connections reach 27M, almost all in US, Korea and Japan – Gigaom  GigaOM

LTE's impact globally is still small, but it's growing particularly fast in the countries where carriers were quick to leave the 4G gate. According to a new Wireless ...


Thu, 26 Jul 2012 07:00:00 GMT
What's hot in Tokyo: Where to eat, shop and play - Around DB and Life on Lantau
What's hot in Tokyo: Where to eat, shop and play  Around DB and Life on Lantau

Where to eat, stay, shop and play: Jason Tse of Flight Centre Hong Kong reveals 10 top things to do in Japan's wonderfully weird capital.


Thu, 01 Nov 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Mavatar Appoints Four New Members to Advisory Board - Business Wire
Mavatar Appoints Four New Members to Advisory Board  Business Wire

MENLO PARK, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mavatar today announces four new members have joined its ICO Advisory Board. They include Emmanuel Abiodun, ...


Tue, 13 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Kacey Musgraves Shines at Billy Reid’s Muscle Shoals Shindig - Rolling Stone
Kacey Musgraves Shines at Billy Reid’s Muscle Shoals Shindig  Rolling Stone

In a development as unfortunate as it is unsurprising, Kacey Musgraves is the only female artist up for Album of the Year at the 52nd annual CMA Awards, which ...


Tue, 28 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
German auto companies put rivalries aside to take on tech giants - DW (English)
German auto companies put rivalries aside to take on tech giants  DW (English)

Germany's auto behemoths are cooperating with each other to fight back against tech companies encroaching on their territory. Is this pragmatism the beginning ...


Fri, 07 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Gadget maker wants everyday items to have online access - The Japan Times
Gadget maker wants everyday items to have online access  The Japan Times

A sleek, ¥10246 leather-clad padlock being marketed by Tokyo-based startup DentsuBlue might look like another extravagant toy for the wealthy —


Thu, 18 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT
Leaders in Motorsport: David Mendelsohn on the evolution of One All Sports - SportsPro Media
Leaders in Motorsport: David Mendelsohn on the evolution of One All Sports  SportsPro Media

David Mendelsohn, chief executive and founder of One All Sports, discusses the company's innovative partnerships within motorsport and some of his most ...


Tue, 06 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Top 8 things to do in Niseko - Around DB and Life on Lantau
Top 8 things to do in Niseko  Around DB and Life on Lantau

Over 700000 skiers and snowboarders visit Niseko each season (December through March). Dorothy Veitch finds out why.


Fri, 30 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Philanthropists honored for inspiring others during UF's annual Academy of Golden Gators - University of Florida
Philanthropists honored for inspiring others during UF's annual Academy of Golden Gators  University of Florida

Two teenage brothers, a Japanese businessman, an entrepreneur who revolutionized pest control, the CEO of a pioneering entertainment- and media-focused ...


Fri, 30 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Research and Markets: Japan Telecommunications Industry Report (2015 edition) - Business Wire
Research and Markets: Japan Telecommunications Industry Report (2015 edition)  Business Wire

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/srlrfg/japan) has announced the addition of the.


Thu, 30 Jul 2015 07:00:00 GMT
Tenth Terex® Gottwald mobile harbour crane for Japan - World Cement
Tenth Terex® Gottwald mobile harbour crane for Japan  World Cement

In spring 2017, Terex Port Solutions (TPS) will supply a Model 2 crane to the Port of Otake in the south of the country. There, the machine in the G HMK 2204 ...


Mon, 12 Dec 2016 08:00:00 GMT
Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga received an 8-minute standing ovation for 'A Star is Born' - Business Insider
Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga received an 8-minute standing ovation for 'A Star is Born'  Business Insider

Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper's "A Star is Born" debuted at the Venice Film Festival. Though the film's debut suffered a malfunction due to lightening, it was ...


Sat, 01 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Japanese comedian parodies Trump in ramen skit - Japan Today
Japanese comedian parodies Trump in ramen skit  Japan Today

For the most part, Japan doesn't really do political comedy. Linguistic and social norms combine to make sarcasm a hard thing to convey in Japanese, and so ...


Wed, 30 Nov 2016 08:00:00 GMT
Japan Leads U.S. in Fast and Cheap Internet Connections - New York Times
Japan Leads U.S. in Fast and Cheap Internet Connections  New York Times

Japan is a broadband paradise with the world's fastest and cheapest Internet connections, but some analysts wonder if the country's push to install fiber is worth ...


Wed, 03 Oct 2007 07:00:00 GMT
BWW Review: Laugh a Little, Cry a Little for Met's Well-Sung RIGOLETTO - Broadway World
BWW Review: Laugh a Little, Cry a Little for Met's Well-Sung RIGOLETTO  Broadway World

No matter what one thinks of the Met's transfiguration of Verdi's RIGOLETTO from Francesco Maria Piave's Mantua to '60s Las Vegas--I personally like much of ...


Mon, 18 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Konecranes Strengthens Bulk Handling in Japan - Port Technology International
Konecranes Strengthens Bulk Handling in Japan  Port Technology International

Konecranes has received its first order for a Konecranes Gottwald Model 4 Mobile Harbor Crane from Japan.


Wed, 21 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT
eMobile announces a traditional candy bar with Android in Japan - Asia Droid
eMobile announces a traditional candy bar with Android in Japan  Asia Droid

Japanese might be fond of flip phone but that did not deter Huawei to launch Smart bar, a traditional candy bar style Android smartphone, in Japan. Available ...


Thu, 29 Mar 2018 00:15:15 GMT
Trail-running Super-hero: Discovery Bay-resident Nikki Han - Around DB and Life on Lantau
Trail-running Super-hero: Discovery Bay-resident Nikki Han  Around DB and Life on Lantau

Discovery Bay trail runner Nikki Han breaks the glass ceiling with her top-three finish on the HK4TUC. Elizabeth Kerr reports. In the interests of editorial ...


Mon, 01 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Learning to Speak: helping women find their voices - Around DB and Life on Lantau
Learning to Speak: helping women find their voices  Around DB and Life on Lantau

Teacher, trauma counsellor and memoirist Karina Calver is laying herself bare to help women find their voices. Elizabeth Kerr reports. Karina Calver is currently ...


Tue, 01 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Japanese Model Nana Komatsu Reportedly Cheating On Masaki Suda With BIGBANG's G-Dragon; Here's The Real Deal - Mobile & Apps
Japanese Model Nana Komatsu Reportedly Cheating On Masaki Suda With BIGBANG's G-Dragon; Here's The Real Deal  Mobile & Apps

Japanese model Nana Komatsu, 20, appears to be cheating on Masaki Suda, a star of "Death Note: Light Up the New World" - with BIGBANG's leader G-Dragon ...


Fri, 23 Sep 2016 07:00:00 GMT
IT Dept aims to make Nagaland major software exporter in SE Asia - Morung Express
IT Dept aims to make Nagaland major software exporter in SE Asia  Morung Express

Nagaland State Information Technology & Communications Advisor, Mmhonlumo Kikon today announced a vision to make Nagaland an IT hub by setting up ...


Fri, 30 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
BWW Review: THE JERSEY TENORS at Ridgefield Playhouse - Broadway World
BWW Review: THE JERSEY TENORS at Ridgefield Playhouse  Broadway World

At the Ridgefield Playhouse, on Saturday, September 22, I had the pleasure of seeing an amazing show that exceeded my high expectations! A male quartet ...


Sun, 23 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
2018 Full Business Plan Based on the Launch of an Illustrative Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) Known as Contendus - GlobeNewswire
2018 Full Business Plan Based on the Launch of an Illustrative Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) Known as Contendus  GlobeNewswire

Dublin, Aug. 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "MVNO Business Plan with Financial Modeling Spreadsheet 2018" report has been added to ...


Tue, 14 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Buyer beware: A look at overseas property investments - Around DB and Life on Lantau
Buyer beware: A look at overseas property investments  Around DB and Life on Lantau

Hongkongers are mad for property investment, and with skyrocketing local prices investors are increasingly looking overseas.


Thu, 01 Nov 2018 07:00:00 GMT
UAE conglomerate forms solar JV with Germany's Gildemeister - PV-Tech
UAE conglomerate forms solar JV with Germany's Gildemeister  PV-Tech

Dubai-based industrial conglomerate Al Shirawi Group has formed a joint venture with German firm Gildemeister Energy Solutions GmbH for utility-scale solar ...


Mon, 25 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
LTE: Around the World - GigaOm
LTE: Around the World  GigaOm

Verizon, one of world's largest wireless carriers, today launched its LTE network, being the latest in a series of carriers who are spreading the LTE revolution.


Wed, 01 Dec 2010 08:00:00 GMT
Tenth Terex Crane Set For Japan - Port Technology International
Tenth Terex Crane Set For Japan  Port Technology International

In spring 2017, German manufacturing company Terex Port Solutions (TPS) will supply a brand new Model 2 crane to the Port of Otake, located in the south of ...


Wed, 07 Dec 2016 08:00:00 GMT
How to check for software updates on your Android device | - TalkAndroid
How to check for software updates on your Android device |  TalkAndroid

When a software update is pushed out to your phone or tablet, you likely aren't going to see it for at least another week or two. Most companies issue software ...


Thu, 13 Oct 2016 07:00:00 GMT
Robot 'conductor' steals the show from Italy's top tenor - Phys.Org
Robot 'conductor' steals the show from Italy's top tenor  Phys.Org

Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli's voice soars to the rafters of the Tuscan theatre, but all eyes are on the orchestral conductor beside him—a robot with an apparent ...


Wed, 13 Sep 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Unplugged in Paradise: discovering Myanmar - Around DB and Life on Lantau
Unplugged in Paradise: discovering Myanmar  Around DB and Life on Lantau

It takes over eight hours by plane to get from Hong Kong to the Myeik Archipelago in southern Myanmar. You have to work a little bit to get somewhere truly wild, ...


Fri, 01 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Axion Ventures Board Appointment & Resignation - Canada NewsWire
Axion Ventures Board Appointment & Resignation  Canada NewsWire

VANCOUVER, June 25, 2018 /CNW/ - Axion Ventures Inc. ("Axion" or the "Company") (TSXV: AXV) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Yoshihiro ...


Mon, 25 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Nexus 5: Excellent global coverage, perplexing LTE support - ExtremeTech
Nexus 5: Excellent global coverage, perplexing LTE support  ExtremeTech

Last week, Google formally introduced the Nexus 5 by LG to the world, along with Android 4.4 KitKat. The Nexus ...


Mon, 04 Nov 2013 08:00:00 GMT
'Captain Tsubasa: Rising Sun' Manga Goes On Hiatus; Release Date Set On November - Mobile & Apps
'Captain Tsubasa: Rising Sun' Manga Goes On Hiatus; Release Date Set On November  Mobile & Apps

"Captain Tsubasa: Rising Sun" manga is set to go on a two-month hiatus. On Aug. 17, Wednesday, the 18th issue of Shueisha's Grand Jump magazine revealed ...


Thu, 18 Aug 2016 07:00:00 GMT
Rigoletto Opening Night at Portland Opera - Psuvanguard.com
Rigoletto Opening Night at Portland Opera  Psuvanguard.com

The Portland Opera hosted the opening night of Giuseppe Verdi's 1851 opera Rigoletto at Keller Auditorium on Friday, May 4, which brought the house to its feet ...


Wed, 16 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Luis Rubiales elected president of Spanish Football Federation - SportsPro Media
Luis Rubiales elected president of Spanish Football Federation  SportsPro Media

Getty Images. Luis Rubiales has been named the new president of the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF). The 40-year-old replaces Ángel María Villar Llona ...


Mon, 21 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Car Steering Wheel Market Supply-Demand, Industry Research and End User Analysis, Outlook 2024 - industrydailyobserver.com
Car Steering Wheel Market Supply-Demand, Industry Research and End User Analysis, Outlook 2024  industrydailyobserver.com

MarketResearchNest.com adds “Global Car Steering Wheel Market 2019 by Manufacturers, Regions, Type and Application, Forecast to 2024” new report to its ...


Tue, 23 Apr 2019 10:11:37 GMT
Kazuya Minekura's 'Saiyuki Reload Blast' Manga Gets Anime Adaptation - Mobile & Apps
Kazuya Minekura's 'Saiyuki Reload Blast' Manga Gets Anime Adaptation  Mobile & Apps

Japanese publisher Ichijinsha launched a website on July 25, Monday, to announce that Kazuya Minekura's "Saiyuki Reload Blast" manga is getting an anime ...


Wed, 27 Jul 2016 07:00:00 GMT
Should we agree with Sprint's CEO that AT&T will be too big? - Geek.com
Should we agree with Sprint's CEO that AT&T will be too big?  Geek.com

Bloomberg reports that Sprint's CEO, Dan Hesse, has issues with AT&T's announced acquisition of T-Mobile. It seems he is uncomfortable with the notion that ...


Fri, 25 Mar 2011 07:00:00 GMT
Tite Kubo 'Bleach' Manga Final Chapter To Be Released On August 22 - Mobile & Apps
Tite Kubo 'Bleach' Manga Final Chapter To Be Released On August 22  Mobile & Apps

The final chapter of Tite Kubo's "Bleach" manga is scheduled to be released on Aug. 22. This year's combined 36 and the 37th issue of Shueisha's Weekly ...


Mon, 08 Aug 2016 07:00:00 GMT
Global Mobile Phone Recycling Market Analysis 2018 | Growth by Top Companies: Arrow electronics, Cloudblue technologies, ReCellular, Envirophone, MobileMuster, Corporate Mobile Recycling, Redeem, SIMS Recycling Solutions Holdings Inc, Mazuma Mobile, ReCel - openPR
Global Mobile Phone Recycling Market Analysis 2018 | Growth by Top Companies: Arrow electronics, Cloudblue technologies, ReCellular, Envirophone, MobileMuster, Corporate Mobile Recycling, Redeem, SIMS Recycling Solutions Holdings Inc, Mazuma Mobile, ReCel  openPR

The "Mobile Phone Recycling Market by Technology, by Spectrum, by Installation Type, New Installation, Retrofit, by Application, by Geography - Global Market ...


Mon, 24 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
BUSINESS NEWS IN BRIEF 23/11 - VietNamNet Bridge
BUSINESS NEWS IN BRIEF 23/11  VietNamNet Bridge

Third VietBuild Hanoi to host nearly 1,500 booths. The Vietbuild Hanoi 2018 International Exhibition (third edition) is set to take place at the National Exhibition ...


Fri, 23 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Five Ways Technology Is Changing How Western Europe's Digital Consumers Shop - Forbes Now
Five Ways Technology Is Changing How Western Europe's Digital Consumers Shop  Forbes Now

Smartphones are becoming a must-have device and slowly the default screen for brand engagement and digital commerce. This is no different in Western ...


Tue, 06 Jun 2017 07:00:00 GMT
E! Delivers Complete Multi-Platform Coverage of Fashion's Biggest Night with 'Live from the Red Carpet: The 2018 Met Gala' - Broadway World
E! Delivers Complete Multi-Platform Coverage of Fashion's Biggest Night with 'Live from the Red Carpet: The 2018 Met Gala'  Broadway World

A-list celebrities and fashion's elite will come together once again in New York City for one of fashion's most anticipated nights as E! presents 'Live from the Red ...


Fri, 04 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
'Fairy Tail' Chapter 488 Recap, 499 Spoilers: Juvia Kills Herself To Save Gray, The Fairy Tail Guild - Mobile & Apps
'Fairy Tail' Chapter 488 Recap, 499 Spoilers: Juvia Kills Herself To Save Gray, The Fairy Tail Guild  Mobile & Apps

Hiro Mashima's "Fairy Tail" chapter 499 is coming up in just a couple of days. It was strongly hinted in the last chapter of "Fairy Tail" that Juvia Lockser wanted to ...


Wed, 24 Aug 2016 07:00:00 GMT
A Canadian’s first-person account of the Japan earthquake - Toronto Star
A Canadian’s first-person account of the Japan earthquake  Toronto Star

Horrible images of 9/11 flashed in my head, a sign of how much more powerful this quake was than any other I've felt. . . ”


Fri, 11 Mar 2011 08:00:00 GMT
Driving innovation: Jean-Pierre Diernaz on Nissan's Uefa Champions League journey - SportsPro Media
Driving innovation: Jean-Pierre Diernaz on Nissan's Uefa Champions League journey  SportsPro Media

Now entering the third year of its partnership with the continental tournament, Japanese car manufacturer Nissan is looking to build on the lessons of its first two ...


Wed, 19 Oct 2016 07:00:00 GMT
Global Helium Leak Sensor Market Analysis by 2025: Eurovacuum, Agilent Technologies, ALLIANCE CONCEPT, INFICON - Fashion Herald
Global Helium Leak Sensor Market Analysis by 2025: Eurovacuum, Agilent Technologies, ALLIANCE CONCEPT, INFICON  Fashion Herald

Helium Leak Sensor Market share analysis for the new entrants & top industry players, regional and country level segments, opportunities, challenges, threats, ...


Thu, 11 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Mobile Wallet and Payment Technologies Market Outlook to 2023 – Research Analysis and Forecasts by AT&T Inc, Airtel Money, Amazon, Americ Express, Apple, Bank of America, Citrus Payment Solutions, First Data Corp, Google Wallet, MasterCard, PayPal, Payt - openPR
Mobile Wallet and Payment Technologies Market Outlook to 2023 – Research Analysis and Forecasts by AT&T Inc, Airtel Money, Amazon, Americ Express, Apple, Bank of America, Citrus Payment Solutions, First Data Corp, Google Wallet, MasterCard, PayPal, Payt  openPR

The "Mobile Wallet and Payment Technologies Market by Technology, by Spectrum, by Installation Type, New Installation, Retrofit, by Application, by Geography ...


Wed, 31 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Stay Tuned with Growing Popularity and Emerging Trends of Telecom Consulting Market | Accenture, Ericsson, Alcatel-Lucent, IBM - Crypto News Today
Stay Tuned with Growing Popularity and Emerging Trends of Telecom Consulting Market | Accenture, Ericsson, Alcatel-Lucent, IBM  Crypto News Today

Ample Market Research published a new report on Telecom Consulting Market in its database that provides an in-depth analysis of the key market insights, ...


Fri, 12 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Holiday Gift Guide 2017: Christmas gift ideas for the family - Around DB and Life on Lantau
Holiday Gift Guide 2017: Christmas gift ideas for the family  Around DB and Life on Lantau

Still looking to tick off your Christmas gift list? Here's Around DB and Life on Lantau's round up five great gifts this holiday season - with ideas fit for the whole ...


Tue, 05 Dec 2017 08:00:00 GMT
The Met Opera on WRTI: Season Premier Broadcast, Dec. 7, 1 PM - WRTI
The Met Opera on WRTI: Season Premier Broadcast, Dec. 7, 1 PM  WRTI

The 2013/14 Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast season begins on WRTI with a live broadcast of Verdi's tragic masterpiece Rigoletto , set in Las Vegas and.


Tue, 03 Dec 2013 08:00:00 GMT
Global Mobile Video Optimization Market Is Expected To Grow with a Healthy CAGR During 2019-2025 - Cryptocurrency News
Global Mobile Video Optimization Market Is Expected To Grow with a Healthy CAGR During 2019-2025  Cryptocurrency News

The rise of mobile video adoption has been driven by a significant increase in the usage of smartphones. Smartphones have allowed the new trend of video ...


Mon, 22 Apr 2019 13:30:43 GMT
Dr. Semmoto, Famous Technology Industry Innovator, Joins MyHealth.Us as Founding Member of International Advisory Board - PR Newswire
Dr. Semmoto, Famous Technology Industry Innovator, Joins MyHealth.Us as Founding Member of International Advisory Board  PR Newswire

BOCA RATON, Fla., Nov. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Sachio Semmoto, founder of numerous industry leading technology companies including two Tokyo Stock ...


Tue, 08 Nov 2016 08:00:00 GMT
Global Cloud Telecommunication AI Market to Soar at steady CAGR up to 2025 | Outlooks, Research, Trends and Forecast - industrydailyobserver.com
Global Cloud Telecommunication AI Market to Soar at steady CAGR up to 2025 | Outlooks, Research, Trends and Forecast  industrydailyobserver.com

Researchmoz added Most up-to-date research on “Global Cloud Telecommunication AI Market Business Growth And Consumption Status By Top Players ...


Tue, 26 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Meet the 100 start-ups from Arab world shaping the Fourth Industrial Revolution - Al-Arabiya
Meet the 100 start-ups from Arab world shaping the Fourth Industrial Revolution  Al-Arabiya

The World Economic Forum on the Middle East and North Africa being held at the Dead Sea in Jordan, this month from May 19-21 will also see a.


Wed, 10 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Guide to all things kids! - Around DB and Life on Lantau
Guide to all things kids!  Around DB and Life on Lantau

Expecting a bundle of joy or looking to purchase essentials for your tots? These kids retailers in and around Hong Kong have some great gear for your little ones ...


Thu, 19 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Food for thought: Gary Stokes talks vegan dining and eco activism - Around DB and Life on Lantau
Food for thought: Gary Stokes talks vegan dining and eco activism  Around DB and Life on Lantau

Hemingway's founder and managing director Gary Stokes marries vegan dining with marine and eco activism. Elizabeth Kerr reports.


Thu, 29 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT
FFIEC's New Mobile Security Guidance: An Assessment - BankInfoSecurity.com
FFIEC's New Mobile Security Guidance: An Assessment  BankInfoSecurity.com

The FFIEC has released detailed security guidance for mobile banking and payments that its examiners will now use in their assessments of financial ...


Sat, 11 Mar 2017 19:37:26 GMT
Great escapes: Holiday destinations within three hours of Hong Kong - Around DB and Life on Lantau
Great escapes: Holiday destinations within three hours of Hong Kong  Around DB and Life on Lantau

Sometimes a short break is all you need to re-energise your body and mind; here are seven great destinations, all within a three-hour flight of Hong Kong.


Fri, 13 Oct 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Hong Kong has longest life expectancy according to recent study - Around DB and Life on Lantau
Hong Kong has longest life expectancy according to recent study  Around DB and Life on Lantau

A recent study by the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) has revealed that Hong Kong boasts the highest life expectancy in the world.


Tue, 06 Mar 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Nanoparticles In Biotechnology And Pharmaceuticals Market 2019 Precise Outlook – Amgen, Bausch & Lomb, Biogen, Celgene, Gilead - Cryptocurrency News
Nanoparticles In Biotechnology And Pharmaceuticals Market 2019 Precise Outlook – Amgen, Bausch & Lomb, Biogen, Celgene, Gilead  Cryptocurrency News

The report gives the research-based overview of Global Nanoparticles In Biotechnology And Pharmaceuticals Market 2019 and estimates future industry trends ...


Fri, 08 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Global Teeth Whitening Strips Market Forecast 2019 to 2025: Listerine, Rembrandt, Crest, Rembrandt, Aquafresh - Crypto News Today
Global Teeth Whitening Strips Market Forecast 2019 to 2025: Listerine, Rembrandt, Crest, Rembrandt, Aquafresh  Crypto News Today

The “Teeth Whitening Strips Market” report gives a powerful source to assess the Teeth Whitening Strips market and other critical subtleties identifying with it.


Mon, 06 May 2019 05:08:00 GMT
BWW Review: RIGOLETTO at Metropolitan Opera - Broadway World
BWW Review: RIGOLETTO at Metropolitan Opera  Broadway World

Viva Las Vegas: A Night at the Opera. I had the great pleasure of seeing Rigoletto at the Metropolitan opera this week. What a treat. While I expected Michael ...


Mon, 30 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT
BWW Review: Sierra's the Winner, But Blythe Steals the 2017 Richard Tucker Gala at Carnegie Hall - Broadway World
BWW Review: Sierra's the Winner, But Blythe Steals the 2017 Richard Tucker Gala at Carnegie Hall  Broadway World

It was great that the 2017 Richard Tucker Gala was heard live on WQXR.org and on WQXR radio on Sunday, but those of us who were in Carnegie Hall had it ...


Fri, 15 Dec 2017 08:00:00 GMT
Windows 10 Fall Creators Update non arriverà sui Lumia 640 - Hardware Upgrade
Windows 10 Fall Creators Update non arriverà sui Lumia 640  Hardware Upgrade

L'azienda di Redmond ha deciso di non aggiornare più il Lumia 640 che dunque non potrà vedere l'ultimo update di Windows 10 Fall Creators. Gli utenti ...


Tue, 05 Dec 2017 14:29:43 GMT
Global Vehicle Tire Molds Market Forecast 2019 to 2025: Saehwa IMC, Herbert Maschinen, King Machine, Quality Mold - Crypto News Today
Global Vehicle Tire Molds Market Forecast 2019 to 2025: Saehwa IMC, Herbert Maschinen, King Machine, Quality Mold  Crypto News Today

The global “Vehicle Tire Molds market” research report is crafted with the concise assessment and extensive understanding of the realistic data of the global ...


Wed, 24 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Get your rocks read: Harnessing the healing power of gemstones - Around DB and Life on Lantau
Get your rocks read: Harnessing the healing power of gemstones  Around DB and Life on Lantau

If you're looking to harness the healing power of gemstones and enrich your life talk to Kako Komatsu. You'll walk away from a reading feeling empowered, and ...


Thu, 29 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Why I am NOT buying MTN (and yes, I qualify) - News24
Why I am NOT buying MTN (and yes, I qualify)  News24

MTN's "Asonge" offering is likely to be one of the most anticipated BEE share offerings. Surely on face value the offer is an exceptional one. Firstly (in my lay ...


Wed, 15 Sep 2010 07:00:00 GMT
Why Russia’s Kh-35 Anti-Ship Missile is Setting Off Alarms in the Pentagon - Sputnik International
Why Russia’s Kh-35 Anti-Ship Missile is Setting Off Alarms in the Pentagon  Sputnik International

Russian media recently confirmed that the Kh-35E tactical air-launched anti-ship cruise missile was being incorporated aboard Russia's Sukhoi T-50 ...


Fri, 12 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Indian student finds his calling as an opera singer - ABC Local
Indian student finds his calling as an opera singer  ABC Local

A rising star in opera admits his journey has been far from the norm for aspiring tenors.


Mon, 18 Jul 2016 07:00:00 GMT
New World Bank Group Report Charts Road Map for Financial Inclusion - World Bank Group
New World Bank Group Report Charts Road Map for Financial Inclusion  World Bank Group

Low-income populations benefit the most from technological innovations such as mobile payments, mobile banking, and borrower identification based on ...


Mon, 11 Nov 2013 08:00:00 GMT
Chilean terminals opt for large cranes from Terex Port Solutions - American Journal of Transportation
Chilean terminals opt for large cranes from Terex Port Solutions  American Journal of Transportation

Two Model 8 mobile harbour cranes for serving vessels with up to 19 container rows. Düsseldorf, Germany, 27 September 2016 – Terex Port Solutions (TPS) ...


Tue, 27 Sep 2016 07:00:00 GMT
The big leagues: DB Pirates enjoy sporting success - Around DB and Life on Lantau
The big leagues: DB Pirates enjoy sporting success  Around DB and Life on Lantau

Sport in DB is in good health, as the recent successes of the DB Pirates go to show.


Wed, 01 Nov 2017 07:00:00 GMT
This Guy's Amazon Reviews Are So Helpful Companies Send Him Free Products In Hopes He'll Write About Them - Business Insider
This Guy's Amazon Reviews Are So Helpful Companies Send Him Free Products In Hopes He'll Write About Them  Business Insider

Michael Erb is ranked as the number one customer reviewer on Amazon for his reliability to shoppers, and is incredibly helpful to the company.


Mon, 28 Oct 2013 07:00:00 GMT

Japanese mobile carriers KDDI and SoftBank postpone sales of new Huawei smartphones following US blacklisting - The Japan Times
Japanese mobile carriers KDDI and SoftBank postpone sales of new Huawei smartphones following US blacklisting  The Japan Times

The two major mobile carriers say they will postpone sales of new Huawei smartphones after Washington effectively banned U.S. firms from exporting ...


Wed, 22 May 2019 05:34:00 GMT
Huawei: UK, Japanese carriers stop selling phones as US move bites - NEWS.com.au
Huawei: UK, Japanese carriers stop selling phones as US move bites  NEWS.com.au

Long held national security concerns harboured by Western countries including Australia, coupled with a trade war between Washington and Beijing, have left ...


Fri, 24 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
KDDI launches 'au Flat Plan 7 Plus' postpaid offering - Telecompaper
KDDI launches 'au Flat Plan 7 Plus' postpaid offering  Telecompaper

Japanese operator KDDI and Okinawa Cellular have introduced the 'au Flat Plan 7 Plus' offering. Starting 1 June, customers will be able to subscribe to the 'au ...


Fri, 17 May 2019 11:18:00 GMT
Major Japanese and UK mobile carriers delay release of Huawei phones amid security fears - SBS
Major Japanese and UK mobile carriers delay release of Huawei phones amid security fears  SBS

Four major Japanese and British mobile carriers say they will delay releasing new 5G handsets made by Huawei amid a United States-led crackdown on the ...


Thu, 23 May 2019 03:04:31 GMT
KDDI rolls out new 'price down' smartphone plans for Japan amid government push for lower rates - The Japan Times
KDDI rolls out new 'price down' smartphone plans for Japan amid government push for lower rates  The Japan Times

KDDI Corp. unveiled new “price down” data plans for its smartphone users Monday amid pressure from the government to facilitate competition among the major ...


Mon, 13 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
KDDI to slash mobile rates by 40%, expand tariff plan offering - Telecompaper
KDDI to slash mobile rates by 40%, expand tariff plan offering  Telecompaper

Japanese mobile operator KDDI will start offering new subscription plans in June, reducing mobile *service* fees by up to 40 percent, Jiji Press reports, citing a ...


Mon, 20 May 2019 10:19:00 GMT
Japan tops 175 mln mobile subscribers in March - Telecompaper
Japan tops 175 mln mobile subscribers in March  Telecompaper

Japan ended March 2019 with 175.3 million mobile customers, up from 172.6 million in the quarter ended December 2018. Mobile operator Softbank had 41.6 ...


Thu, 16 May 2019 20:08:00 GMT
KDDI launches 'Family Discount Plus' offering - Telecompaper
KDDI launches 'Family Discount Plus' offering  Telecompaper

Japanese operator KDDI and Okinawa Cellular Telephone Company will launch "Family Discount Plus". Starting 1 October this year, customers will receive ...


Thu, 16 May 2019 20:17:00 GMT
KDDI says it will cut fees by up to 40%, joining carrier price war:The Asahi Shimbun - Asahi Shimbun
KDDI says it will cut fees by up to 40%, joining carrier price war:The Asahi Shimbun  Asahi Shimbun

Telecommunications giant KDDI Corp. announced it will cut fees by up to 40 percent, taking up the challenge thrown down by rival NTT Docomo Inc. in April.


Tue, 14 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Japan's KDDI teams up with Tepco on retail power and gas - Nikkei Asian Review
Japan's KDDI teams up with Tepco on retail power and gas  Nikkei Asian Review

TOKYO -- Japanese telecom giant KDDI is set to enter an electricity and gas retail partnership with regional power utility Tokyo Electric Po.


Mon, 18 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
KDDI uses Nokia G.fast platform to roll out au Hikari MDU Type G services - LightWave Online
KDDI uses Nokia G.fast platform to roll out au Hikari MDU Type G services  LightWave Online

Nokia says it has supplied G.fast technology to KDDI as a means to enhance broadband connections to customers in multiple dwelling units (MDUs) in Japan.


Mon, 04 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
KDDI set to launch smartphone payment service, joining rivals SoftBank and Docomo - The Japan Times
KDDI set to launch smartphone payment service, joining rivals SoftBank and Docomo  The Japan Times

The au Pay *service* will utilize QR codes and loyalty points, and be available through its electronic money app, which is reloadable via bank accounts or other ...


Fri, 05 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
KDDI deploys Nokia gigabit G.fast solution to bring new services to its high-speed internet 'au Hikari' customers in Japan - GlobeNewswire
KDDI deploys Nokia gigabit G.fast solution to bring new services to its high-speed internet 'au Hikari' customers in Japan  GlobeNewswire

KDDI deploys Nokia gigabit G.fast solution in live commercial network to provide customers with 'au Hikari Type G' broadband services; Nokia G.fast technology ...


Sun, 03 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Carrier KDDI to expand financial services with Kabu.com buy - Nikkei Asian Review
Carrier KDDI to expand financial services with Kabu.com buy  Nikkei Asian Review

TOKYO -- KDDI will invest in online brokerage Kabu.com Securities and establish a holding company for finance-related subsidi.


Wed, 13 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Japan mobile wars: KDDI teams with newcomer Rakuten - Nikkei Asian Review
Japan mobile wars: KDDI teams with newcomer Rakuten  Nikkei Asian Review

TOKYO -- KDDI and Rakuten said Thursday they will share each other's assets while competing to offer services in their respective fields, as the telec.


Fri, 02 Nov 2018 07:00:00 GMT
KDDI in talks for near-50% stake in online brokerage Kabu.com - Nikkei Asian Review
KDDI in talks for near-50% stake in online brokerage Kabu.com  Nikkei Asian Review

TOKYO -- KDDI, Japan's second-largest mobile carrier, is holding negotiations to take a stake in internet brokerage Kabu.com Securities, Nikkei has learned.


Thu, 24 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
What would a 40% cut to phone bills mean for Japan's mobile carriers? - The Japan Times
What would a 40% cut to phone bills mean for Japan's mobile carriers?  The Japan Times

Japan's mobile carriers have come under government scrutiny for high phone bills that have helped bring years of enviable profit margins and given them a ...


Thu, 23 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
A $14 Billion Mobile Stock Sell-Off in Japan Makes a U-Turn - Bloomberg
A $14 Billion Mobile Stock Sell-Off in Japan Makes a U-Turn  Bloomberg

NTT Docomo Inc. shares gained seven of the past nine trading days, rebounding after a two-day plunge triggered by a government official's comment suggesting ...


Mon, 03 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
KDDI to raise up to $800m in bond sale ahead of 5G rollout - Nikkei Asian Review
KDDI to raise up to $800m in bond sale ahead of 5G rollout  Nikkei Asian Review

TOKYO -- Japanese telecom company KDDI is preparing to issue up to 90 billion yen ($797 million) in medium- to long-term bonds to raise funds for.


Tue, 23 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Japan’s KDDI to launch limited 5G services in 2019 - RCR Wireless News
Japan’s KDDI to launch limited 5G services in 2019  RCR Wireless News

KDDI recently signed an deal with compatriot commerce giant Rakuten through which the latter will use KDDI's 4G network for the provision of mobile services.


Fri, 09 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
KDDI fleshes out finance masterplan - Mobile World Live
KDDI fleshes out finance masterplan  Mobile World Live

KDDI pledged to place the smartphone at the forefront of financial services, as it announced the formation of a holding company to house its mobile wallet, asset ...


Thu, 14 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Rakuten's tie-up with KDDI could spark cellular phone price war:The Asahi Shimbun - Asahi Shimbun
Rakuten's tie-up with KDDI could spark cellular phone price war:The Asahi Shimbun  Asahi Shimbun

Rakuten Inc. and KDDI Corp. have agreed to share their telecommunications and payments services, add.


Fri, 02 Nov 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Docomo, KDDI and SoftBank bet on 5G for new revenue streams - Nikkei Asian Review
Docomo, KDDI and SoftBank bet on 5G for new revenue streams  Nikkei Asian Review

TOKYO -- Japan's big three mobile carriers are looking to enter new markets with the help of 5G technology as a fourth competitor threatens.


Tue, 29 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Rakuten partners KDDI ahead of mobile launch - Mobile World Live
Rakuten partners KDDI ahead of mobile launch  Mobile World Live

Rakuten, which is scheduled to enter the mobile space in Japan in October 2019, signed a deal which will see it use KDDI's 4G network in return for helping the ...


Thu, 01 Nov 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Rakuten has SoftBank in its sights - TechCrunch
Rakuten has SoftBank in its sights  TechCrunch

This week, I've tried to do something new at TechCrunch with this experimental column — getting obsessed about a topic broadly in tech and writing a ...


Fri, 09 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Netflix Teams With Japanese Mobile Carrier, Cable Operator - Hollywood Reporter
Netflix Teams With Japanese Mobile Carrier, Cable Operator  Hollywood Reporter

The global online video giant is looking to integrations as it has yet to establish the dominant market position that it has in other markets.


Wed, 30 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Super-fast 5G mobile network coming 1 year early in 2019:The Asahi Shimbun - Asahi Shimbun
Super-fast 5G mobile network coming 1 year early in 2019:The Asahi Shimbun  Asahi Shimbun

Fifth-generation mobile communications technology will be introduced in 2019 a year ahead of schedul.


Thu, 04 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
KDDI's diversification strategy is all about customer retention - TelecomTV
KDDI's diversification strategy is all about customer retention  TelecomTV

KDDI is marching forward with its plans to branch out into adjacent industries and this week financial services are top of the agenda. But rather than relying on ...


Wed, 13 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Japan to pull a U-turn on ride-sharing ban in bid to fill transport gaps in rural areas, Abe says - The Japan Times
Japan to pull a U-turn on ride-sharing ban in bid to fill transport gaps in rural areas, Abe says  The Japan Times

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says the government plans to promote ride-sharing services that are currently banned in most areas to help improve the availabili.


Fri, 08 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Japan is cracking down on SoftBank's revenue - TechCrunch
Japan is cracking down on SoftBank's revenue  TechCrunch

First, a couple of quick follow-ups to our coverage of Form Ds yesterday, and then a deeper dive into the challenges SoftBank is facing with regards to its ...


Thu, 08 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Labor commits to kicking in AU$5m for Sunshine Coast JGA cable landing - ZDNet
Labor commits to kicking in AU$5m for Sunshine Coast JGA cable landing  ZDNet

Australian opposition party calls on Canberra to support JGA cable landing in Queensland.


Mon, 21 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Bill Gates champions African state investment push, says poverty shouldn't be obstacle to excellent health care - The Japan Times
Bill Gates champions African state investment push, says poverty shouldn't be obstacle to excellent health care  The Japan Times

Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates said Sunday that excellent basic health care that would prevent easily treatable but deadly conditions was achievable.


Mon, 11 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Tokyo Thrift: Infobar is the most beautiful series of phones ever made - The Verge
Tokyo Thrift: Infobar is the most beautiful series of phones ever made  The Verge

I know the question of the most beautiful phone ever made is a deeply personal one. The starkly minimalist iPhone 4 would be a good shout for many. Or the ...


Sun, 29 May 2016 07:00:00 GMT
Armed group caught in Haiti returned to US before court hearing, shocking Port-au-Prince - The Japan Times
Armed group caught in Haiti returned to US before court hearing, shocking Port-au-Prince  The Japan Times

The U.S. State Department said several men arrested in Haiti with a cache of weaponry at a time of violent demonstrations have been returned to the United.


Fri, 22 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Sydney is home to new AU$224m Equinix data centre - ZDNet
Sydney is home to new AU$224m Equinix data centre  ZDNet

SY5 is expected to open adjacent to SY4 in Alexandria in the third quarter of 2019.


Mon, 25 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Japan's Mobile Carrier Industry: Exciting SoftBank, Safe NTT DoCoMo And KDDI - Seeking Alpha
Japan's Mobile Carrier Industry: Exciting SoftBank, Safe NTT DoCoMo And KDDI  Seeking Alpha

Paying attention to MVNOs and Japanese government involvement is critical in gaining a good understanding of the Japanese mobile carrier market.


Mon, 05 Jun 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Japan's top three telcos to exclude Huawei, ZTE network equipment -Kyodo - iTnews
Japan's top three telcos to exclude Huawei, ZTE network equipment -Kyodo  iTnews

Japan's big three telecom operators plan not to use current equipment and upcoming fifth-generation (5G) gear from China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd and ...


Tue, 11 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Tencent, Line plan Japan mobile payment service - Mobile World Live
Tencent, Line plan Japan mobile payment service  Mobile World Live

Chinese internet giant Tencent and Japan-based messaging company Line partnered to tap into a rising wave of Chinese tourists with plans to launch a mobile ...


Tue, 27 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
The 15th-anniversary Infobar is a beautiful Japanese Android feature phone - The Verge
The 15th-anniversary Infobar is a beautiful Japanese Android feature phone  The Verge

I've waxed lyrical over KDDI's gorgeous, Japan-exclusive Infobar series of phones in The Verge's figurative pages before, and the first model in three years was ...


Fri, 13 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Rakuten to shake up Japan's mobile triopoly and trigger price war - Nikkei Asian Review
Rakuten to shake up Japan's mobile triopoly and trigger price war  Nikkei Asian Review

TOKYO -- Japanese e-commerce operator Rakuten was granted spectrum on Friday to launch cellular *service* starting in 2019, but the conditiona.


Sat, 07 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT
KDDI Has Maintained Mobile Market Share So Far, But That's About To Change - Seeking Alpha
KDDI Has Maintained Mobile Market Share So Far, But That's About To Change  Seeking Alpha

KDDI has maintained relatively strong market position as MVNOs take the mobile carrier by storm, in some part due to technical differences in 3G technology.


Mon, 22 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT
NTT Docomo to cut 'leaving fees' after ministry's fairness warning:The Asahi Shimbun - Asahi Shimbun
NTT Docomo to cut 'leaving fees' after ministry's fairness warning:The Asahi Shimbun  Asahi Shimbun

NTT Docomo Inc. is set to reduce fees for customers who take their business elsewhere after the end.


Thu, 12 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
How To Choose A Cellphone Carrier In Japan - IZANAU
How To Choose A Cellphone Carrier In Japan  IZANAU

Selecting a cellphone provider can be complicated in Japan. Mobile providers like KDDI au, Softbank and DoCoMo all have different plans which can be hard to ...


Tue, 19 Dec 2017 08:00:00 GMT
Sunshine Coast Council makes AU$35m investment for local JGA cable landing - ZDNet
Sunshine Coast Council makes AU$35m investment for local JGA cable landing  ZDNet

Combination of Queensland and Sunshine Coast Council provide AU$50 million for overseas cable connection that avoids Sydney.


Fri, 07 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
KDDI to supply SIM cards for Toyota's connected cars - Nikkei Asian Review
KDDI to supply SIM cards for Toyota's connected cars  Nikkei Asian Review

TOKYO -- KDDI will start supplying subscriber identity module, or SIM, cards for Toyota Motor's connected cars in 2019. The new cards will enable comm.


Mon, 18 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
KDDI and Netflix tie up on Japan video streaming service for smartphones - The Japan Times
KDDI and Netflix tie up on Japan video streaming service for smartphones  The Japan Times

KDDI Corp. has tied up with Netflix Inc. on a new smartphone *service* that will let people watch the U.S. company's movies and other *content*. The Tokyo-base.


Wed, 30 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Peter Dutton, Australia politician behind prime minister's ouster, hit by au pair scandal - The Japan Times
Peter Dutton, Australia politician behind prime minister's ouster, hit by au pair scandal  The Japan Times

Australia's home affairs minister was under mounting pressure Friday to formally explain why he personally intervened to help au pairs from France and Ital.


Fri, 31 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Japan's Big Three - au by KDDI - TechnoBuffalo
Japan's Big Three - au by KDDI  TechnoBuffalo

We started exploring Japan's Big Three providers last time with SoftBank Mobile, the smallest of its three giant mobile carriers. Today we will continue up the ...


Sun, 03 Nov 2013 07:00:00 GMT
NEC supplying 10G-EPON for KDDI's au Hikari Home 10 Giga FTTH service - LightWave Online
NEC supplying 10G-EPON for KDDI's au Hikari Home 10 Giga FTTH service  LightWave Online

NEC Corp. (NEC; TSE: 6701) said it will supply a 10G-EPON system to support KDDI Corp.'s au Hikari Home 10 Giga fiber to the home (FTTH) *service* to enable ...


Mon, 26 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Japan's antitrust watchdog sees 4-year payment plan for smartphones as problem - Japan Today
Japan's antitrust watchdog sees 4-year payment plan for smartphones as problem  Japan Today

Japan's antitrust watchdog will soon conclude that four-year installment payment plans for smartphones offered by major phone carriers in the country is legally ...


Sat, 23 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Amazon Adds Carrier Billing In Japan - PYMNTS.com
Amazon Adds Carrier Billing In Japan  PYMNTS.com

Mobile payments company Bango announced that it has expanded Direct Carrier Billing (DCB) availability to Japanese customers of Amazon Prime and Prime ...


Tue, 14 Nov 2017 08:00:00 GMT
Sri Lanka bombings 2019: Victims killed in Easter Sunday terror identified - NEWS.com.au
Sri Lanka bombings 2019: Victims killed in Easter Sunday terror identified  NEWS.com.au

Billionaire ASOS owner Anders Holch Povlsen has lost three of his four children in the Sri Lanka terror attacks.


Tue, 23 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
'VR of sound' works for entertainment and surveillance alike - Nikkei Asian Review
'VR of sound' works for entertainment and surveillance alike  Nikkei Asian Review

TOKYO -- Japanese telecom company KDDI has come up with a new way to lose yourself in music.The company on March 14 revealed a video of a female.


Mon, 02 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Japan's leading designers combine to create the latest Infobar smartphone - Engadget
Japan's leading designers combine to create the latest Infobar smartphone  Engadget

Japanese carrier au by KDDI has been creating tech-as-art for well over a decade with its Infobar line of phones. After starting with a stylish-but-dumb camer...


Mon, 19 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT
Low-cost mobile carriers eating into KDDI profit - Nikkei Asian Review
Low-cost mobile carriers eating into KDDI profit  Nikkei Asian Review

TOKYO -- KDDI and NTT Docomo are feeling the effects of intense competition from budget wireless carriers, with the impact showing up in their re.


Fri, 28 Jul 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Japanese households spent record amount on phone bills in 2017: gov't survey - The Mainichi
Japanese households spent record amount on phone bills in 2017: gov't survey  The Mainichi

The average landline and cellphone bill for Japanese households was 122207 yen in 2017, accounting for a record 4.18 percent of household expenses, a.


Sun, 18 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Soccer Championship In East Asia Features VR As Future Of Sports Viewing - SportTechie
Soccer Championship In East Asia Features VR As Future Of Sports Viewing  SportTechie

The EAFF E-1 Football Championship last month that featured national soccer teams in East Asia included virtual reality and customizable replay experiences ...


Tue, 02 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT
KDDI counts on startup Soracom to open new fronts - Nikkei Asian Review
KDDI counts on startup Soracom to open new fronts  Nikkei Asian Review

TOKYO -- KDDI hopes to propel its expansion of "internet of things" operations in Japan and abroad with the acquisition this month of a star.


Wed, 09 Aug 2017 07:00:00 GMT
KDDI Opens AU Shinjuku Flagship Store - Wireless Watch Japan
KDDI Opens AU Shinjuku Flagship Store  Wireless Watch Japan

KDDI opens new flagship store in Shinjuku, closing their popular Designing Studio location in Harajuku http://bit.ly/1C9ooVj.


Fri, 21 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT
Sony Xperia Z4 To Launch On Japan's Au By KDDI On June 11 - Android Headlines - Android News
Sony Xperia Z4 To Launch On Japan's Au By KDDI On June 11  Android Headlines - Android News

Sony has recently introduced the Xperia Z4 as its new flagship in Japan, which sounds logical enough, given its last generation flagship was named the Xperia ...


Wed, 10 Jun 2015 07:00:00 GMT
KDDI posts double-digit growth, names new chairman - Mobile World Live
KDDI posts double-digit growth, names new chairman  Mobile World Live

KDDI, the largest mobile operator in Japan, reported double-digit increases in profit and revenue in its fiscal Q3 2018, but a surge in MVNO turnover hid a ...


Fri, 02 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Tokyo Thrift: that time Marc Newson designed a phone - The Verge
Tokyo Thrift: that time Marc Newson designed a phone  The Verge

Along with his Apple colleague Jony Ive, Marc Newson is one of the most famous and influential industrial designers in the world. The Australian has put his ...


Sun, 28 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT
Carrier App Stores Suck, So Japan’s KDDI Did Something Different And Is Pulling In $250M A Year For Apps - TechCrunch
Carrier App Stores Suck, So Japan’s KDDI Did Something Different And Is Pulling In $250M A Year For Apps  TechCrunch

When Apple launched its app store about five years ago, the company had no idea it would become the success it is today. It disintermediated carriers from what ...


Sat, 16 Mar 2013 07:00:00 GMT
VAS drives KDDI revenue growth, but profit dips - Mobile World Live
VAS drives KDDI revenue growth, but profit dips  Mobile World Live

KDDI, the second largest mobile operator in Japan, reported mixed results for its fiscal Q2 ending 30 September, with its profit falling slightly and revenue gains ...


Wed, 01 Nov 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Au Smart Pass, the one-year-old Android app buffet from Japan’s KDDI, hits 5m customers - The Next Web
Au Smart Pass, the one-year-old Android app buffet from Japan’s KDDI, hits 5m customers  The Next Web

A year after launch, Japan's second largest operator KDDI says that its au Smart Pass *service* — an all-you-can-eat buffet selection of Android apps — has ...


Fri, 08 Mar 2013 08:00:00 GMT
Report: HTC 10 Camellia Red variant may be Japan-only - Android Authority
Report: HTC 10 Camellia Red variant may be Japan-only  Android Authority

A new report out of Taiwan states that HTC's red-colored 10 may be exclusive to Japan's KDDI au. Could it hit other markets later a la the Gold Nexus 6P?


Thu, 14 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT
6.6M users apply for KDDI’s au WALLET - Mobile World Live
6.6M users apply for KDDI’s au WALLET  Mobile World Live

Japanese mobile operator KDDI has seen 6.6 million users apply for its au WALLET prepaid card programme (as of October 20, 2014), which was launched in ...


Mon, 03 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT
INFOBAR C01: Japan’s Newest (And Most Colorful) Android Phone - TechCrunch
INFOBAR C01: Japan’s Newest (And Most Colorful) Android Phone  TechCrunch

Japan's mobile landscape is currently in the midst of an Android revolution, and today KDDI au (the country's second biggest carrier) announced another 5 ...


Mon, 16 Jan 2012 08:00:00 GMT
Japan’s best smartphone is hiding an “awful” secret (hint: it’s Korean) - Android Authority
Japan’s best smartphone is hiding an “awful” secret (hint: it’s Korean)  Android Authority

The announcement of the Galaxy S6/Edge for Japan was rather unremarkable, except for the fact that no one wants to mention the name "Samsung". Curious.


Thu, 09 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT
Japan’s KDDI/au to release the LG Fx0, the country’s first Firefox OS Smartphone - Android Authority
Japan’s KDDI/au to release the LG Fx0, the country’s first Firefox OS Smartphone  Android Authority

Today KDDI has finally made its plans to release a Mozilla powered smartphone official with the announcement of the LG Fx0, to be released on Christmas.


Tue, 23 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT
LG V30+ arrives on Japan's KDDI - GSMArena.com news - GSMArena.com
LG V30+ arrives on Japan's KDDI - GSMArena.com news  GSMArena.com

The LG V30+ has arrived in Japan thanks to carrier KDDI. The phone supports 4G LTE connectivity as well as WiMAX 2+ to work better with the carrier's network.


Tue, 21 Nov 2017 08:00:00 GMT
Japan's Big Three Carriers Explained - SoftBank - TechnoBuffalo
Japan's Big Three Carriers Explained - SoftBank  TechnoBuffalo

You are no doubt well educated in the policies and ways of Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint if you are a frequent reader of TechnoBuffalo. America's largest ...


Sun, 27 Oct 2013 07:00:00 GMT
HTC-made au Infobar A02 launches in Japan, wraps unique Android UI in trippy body - Engadget
HTC-made au Infobar A02 launches in Japan, wraps unique Android UI in trippy body  Engadget

KDDI's funky au Infobar is back! Once again designed by the famed Naoto Fukasawa, this A02 -- co-developed by HTC -- brings the series up to date with ...


Fri, 25 Jan 2013 08:00:00 GMT
Apple SIM now available in Japan through KDDI - TechnoBuffalo
Apple SIM now available in Japan through KDDI  TechnoBuffalo

Apple SIM, the SIM card for iPad that allows users to switch carriers when necessary, has made its way to Japan more than a year after its official debut thanks to ...


Tue, 17 Nov 2015 08:00:00 GMT
Samsung and KDDI complete 5G trial in baseball stadium - ZDNet
Samsung and KDDI complete 5G trial in baseball stadium  ZDNet

KDDI and Samsung used 5G tablets to download and stream live feeds of 4K videos at Okinawa Cellular Stadium in Japan.


Mon, 26 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT
KDDI's au Infobar C01 coming soon: ten keys and very Japanese (video) - Engadget
KDDI's au Infobar C01 coming soon: ten keys and very Japanese (video)  Engadget

Many Japanese thumbs still love that classic ten-button keypad, so they should feel right at home on the newest model in KDDI's designer Infobar range. The 3.2 ...


Wed, 01 Feb 2012 08:00:00 GMT
Japan's Finest: KDDI Fall Winter Cellphone Line - Gizmodo.com
Japan's Finest: KDDI Fall Winter Cellphone Line  Gizmodo.com

Proving again that Japan has the prettiest phones in the world, au by KDDI has released its Fall and Winter lines, showing off eight new models with emphases ...


Tue, 28 Oct 2008 07:00:00 GMT
Rakuten announces foray into saturated Japanese cellphone market - The Japan Times
Rakuten announces foray into saturated Japanese cellphone market  The Japan Times

E-commerce giant Rakuten Inc. on Thursday said it aims to become Japan's fourth mobile carrier in a move that threatens to disrupt the cellular phone market ...


Thu, 14 Dec 2017 08:00:00 GMT
HTC 10 in Camellia Red primed for purchase in Japan - Android Authority
HTC 10 in Camellia Red primed for purchase in Japan  Android Authority

Rumored for some time to make its debut on Japan's KDDI au network, the elusive red color HTC 10 has finally been announced.


Wed, 01 Jun 2016 07:00:00 GMT
Japan AU KDDI Getting Speaker-Less Kyocera Urbano Progresso On Thursday - Social Barrel
Japan AU KDDI Getting Speaker-Less Kyocera Urbano Progresso On Thursday  Social Barrel

We've seen a lot of novel approaches to smartphone technology but the Kyocera Urbano Progresso is still very memorable to us. This is because the smartphon.


Mon, 28 May 2012 07:00:00 GMT
Naoto Fukasawa: Between craft and design - The Japan Times
Naoto Fukasawa: Between craft and design  The Japan Times

Naoto Fukasawa is probably best known internationally for his designs for Muji, in particular for the wall-mounted CD player he created in 1999, which was.


Sat, 25 Feb 2017 08:00:00 GMT
ODG Partners With Leading Japanese Telco KDDI to Bring ODG Smartglasses to Japan - Business Wire
ODG Partners With Leading Japanese Telco KDDI to Bring ODG Smartglasses to Japan  Business Wire

ODG Partners with KDDI to Bring Extended Reality Experiences on ODG's Award-Winning R-9 Smartglasses to Japanese Businesses and Consumers.


Thu, 26 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT
It's Japanese commercial time! Watch the best ads from 2017 in one glossy 4K video - Japan Today
It's Japanese commercial time! Watch the best ads from 2017 in one glossy 4K video  Japan Today

One of the most memorable things about watching TV in Japan is stumbling upon some of the cutest and weirdest commercials the country has to offer. Here, it's ...


Tue, 09 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT
KDDI's Android customers getting ads in their notification bars - The Verge
KDDI's Android customers getting ads in their notification bars  The Verge

Japan's second-largest carrier KDDI has apparently begun sending ads to some of its Android customers as push notifications. Recent updates to AU One ...


Tue, 24 Jan 2012 08:00:00 GMT
Report: Japanese Mobile Carrier SoftBank To Lose iPhone Monopoly To KDDI - TechCrunch
Report: Japanese Mobile Carrier SoftBank To Lose iPhone Monopoly To KDDI  TechCrunch

It happened in the US a few months ago, and now something similar is about to happen in Japan, too: in one of Apple's biggest markets, mobile carrier SoftBank ...


Thu, 22 Sep 2011 07:00:00 GMT
Bango Extends Carrier Billing for Amazon Customers in Japan - Business Wire
Bango Extends Carrier Billing for Amazon Customers in Japan  Business Wire

Bango (AIM: BGO), the mobile payments company, announces that following the successful launch of Direct Carrier Billing (DCB) for Amazon retail custom.


Mon, 13 Nov 2017 08:00:00 GMT
Japanese ad uses samurai and ninjas to stop smartphone use while walking - Mashable
Japanese ad uses samurai and ninjas to stop smartphone use while walking  Mashable

Your browser does not currently recognize any of the video formats available. Click here to visit our frequently asked questions about HTML5 video.


Mon, 07 Dec 2015 08:00:00 GMT
Japan’s Top 3 Mobile Carriers Agree To Support Global NFC Standard - TechCrunch
Japan’s Top 3 Mobile Carriers Agree To Support Global NFC Standard  TechCrunch

Japan, one of the most advanced mobile nations in the world, doesn't want to be a "cell phone Galapagos" anymore, at least when it comes to payments over ...


Thu, 22 Dec 2011 08:00:00 GMT
Ymobile touts simplicity, low fees in smartphone war — Japan Times - The Japan Times
Ymobile touts simplicity, low fees in smartphone war — Japan Times  The Japan Times

New mobile phone entrant Ymobile Corp. unveiled monthly fixed-price *service* plans Thursday that include voice calling and Internet access to woo newcomers.


Thu, 17 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT
Which is the best travel SIM for Japan? - PC World
Which is the best travel SIM for Japan?  PC World

Most people perceive Japan as being at the cutting edge of technology. It comes as a surprise then to many visitors that the WiFi coverage is patchy and getting ...


Mon, 06 Mar 2017 08:00:00 GMT
Tourists tempted by paid, free Wi-Fi access campaigns - The Japan Times
Tourists tempted by paid, free Wi-Fi access campaigns  The Japan Times

As tourists visit Japan in increasing numbers, mobile phone operators are moving to tap the market by providing better Wi-Fi services. NTT Docomo Inc., the.


Fri, 23 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT
HTC J One makes its way to Japan's KDDI carrier - GSMArena.com news - GSMArena.com
HTC J One makes its way to Japan's KDDI carrier - GSMArena.com news  GSMArena.com

The HTC One has made its way to Japanese carrier KDDI under the J One moniker. The device sports the same beautiful aluminum design, but now packs a...


Tue, 21 May 2013 07:00:00 GMT
Casio Exilim CA003 and CA004 uncloaked in KDDI au's winter lineup - engadget
Casio Exilim CA003 and CA004 uncloaked in KDDI au's winter lineup  engadget

KDDI au's unleashing its winter lineup, and among them sits Casio's latest cameras phone, the 12.17 megapixel Exilim CA003 and 8 megapixel CA004.


Mon, 19 Oct 2009 07:00:00 GMT
The All-You-Can-Eat Apps Mobile Trend Coming From Asia - TechCrunch
The All-You-Can-Eat Apps Mobile Trend Coming From Asia  TechCrunch

Although word 'disrupt' has taken a lot of flak recently, there are still innovations that can reorder an entire market – and one has just crossed the Pacific Ocean.


Thu, 25 Sep 2014 07:00:00 GMT
All major Japanese carriers will offer Sony Xperia XZ; availability set for November - GSMArena.com news - GSMArena.com
All major Japanese carriers will offer Sony Xperia XZ; availability set for November - GSMArena.com news  GSMArena.com

Sony has announced that its Xperia XZ smartphone will be available through all major carriers in Japan. A quick look at the company's Japanese website...


Thu, 20 Oct 2016 07:00:00 GMT
Huawei denies foreign network hack reports - ZDNet
Huawei denies foreign network hack reports  ZDNet

Huawei has pointed to its 'unblemished record of cybersecurity' following reports over the weekend that it helped the Chinese government gain access codes for ...


Mon, 05 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

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