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In Japan, Our Network Coverage are with following carriers:

NTT DoCoMo
SoftBank
Okinawa Cellular
eMobile
au KDDI

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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 03:58:00 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
Disney, NTT Docomo to start fixed-price streaming service in Japan - The Mainichi
Disney, NTT Docomo to start fixed-price streaming service in Japan  The Mainichi

TOKYO (Kyodo) -- Walt Disney Co. of the United Statas has teamed up with Japanese mobile communications giant NTT Docomo Inc. to provide a fixed-rate.


Fri, 08 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Analyzing NTT Docomo (OTCMKTS:DCMYY) and Pointer Telocation (PNTR) - Fairfield Current
Analyzing NTT Docomo (OTCMKTS:DCMYY) and Pointer Telocation (PNTR)  Fairfield Current

Pointer Telocation (NASDAQ:PNTR) and NTT Docomo (OTCMKTS:DCMYY) are both industrial products companies, but which is the superior investment?


Tue, 19 Mar 2019 04:34:19 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
Hi-tech scooters get trial run in Tokyo's business district - The Japan News
Hi-tech scooters get trial run in Tokyo's business district  The Japan News

Companies including NTT Docomo Inc. and Mitsubishi Estate Co. have begun trial runs of a new high-tech scooter called Rodem, offering tourists the chance to ...


Tue, 19 Mar 2019 07:11:00 GMT
NTT becomes Presenting Partner of Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay - Telecompaper
NTT becomes Presenting Partner of Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay  Telecompaper

Japan's NTT has signed a Presenting Partnership Agreement for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay with the Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and ...


Tue, 19 Mar 2019 07:39:00 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
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 09:53:00 GMT
Critical Analysis: NTT Docomo (DCMYY) vs. Maxar Technologies (MAXR) - Fairfield Current
Critical Analysis: NTT Docomo (DCMYY) vs. Maxar Technologies (MAXR)  Fairfield Current

Maxar Technologies (NYSE:MAXR) and NTT Docomo (OTCMKTS:DCMYY) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business?


Sun, 17 Mar 2019 16:25:20 GMT
Nissan is testing its weird Invisible-to-Visible tech in Japan using 5G - CNET
Nissan is testing its weird Invisible-to-Visible tech in Japan using 5G  CNET

Nissan came to CES 2019 with a system it called Invisible-to-Visible (I2V), a pie-in-the-sky imagining of future autonomous-vehicle cabins. While it seemed far ...


Tue, 12 Mar 2019 16:07:00 GMT
KDDI, SoftBank, Rakuten Mobile to trial base station equipment on Tepco poles - Telecompaper
KDDI, SoftBank, Rakuten Mobile to trial base station equipment on Tepco poles  Telecompaper

Tepco Power Grid, KDDI, SoftBank and Rakuten Mobile Network reached a deal to collaborate on trials of base station site and equipment sharing using Tepco ...


Tue, 19 Mar 2019 09:47:00 GMT
Japan doubles share retirement to $50bn in 2018, hitting record - Nikkei Asian Review
Japan doubles share retirement to $50bn in 2018, hitting record  Nikkei Asian Review

TOKYO -- Listed Japanese companies are poised to retire more than 5.3 trillion yen ($47.5 billion) of stock for the fiscal year ending March.


Sat, 16 Mar 2019 21:07:00 GMT
Financial Review: NTT Docomo (DCMYY) versus QUALCOMM (QCOM) - PressOracle
Financial Review: NTT Docomo (DCMYY) versus QUALCOMM (QCOM)  PressOracle

QUALCOMM (NASDAQ:QCOM) and NTT Docomo (OTCMKTS:DCMYY) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior ...


Tue, 19 Mar 2019 15:21:11 GMT
Shoof Technologies Announces Funding from NTT DoCoMo - Associated Press
Shoof Technologies Announces Funding from NTT DoCoMo  Associated Press

This *content* is a press release from our partner ACCESSWIRE. The AP newsroom and editorial departments were not involved in its creation.


Tue, 19 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
DOCOMO to Provide Photo Album Service on OEM Basis to FET in Taiwan - Business Wire
DOCOMO to Provide Photo Album Service on OEM Basis to FET in Taiwan  Business Wire

NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today that it has agreed with Far EasTone Telecommunications Co., Ltd. (FET), one of Taiwan's largest mobile operator, to p.


Mon, 18 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Japanese firms to trial location-tracking car loans in Indonesia - ZDNet
Japanese firms to trial location-tracking car loans in Indonesia  ZDNet

The device will be attached to vehicles to allow for remote engine control in the case of loan defaults.


Mon, 04 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
NTT Docomo (DCMYY) vs. CareView Communications (CRVW) Critical Analysis - Fairfield Current
NTT Docomo (DCMYY) vs. CareView Communications (CRVW) Critical Analysis  Fairfield Current

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


Sun, 10 Mar 2019 14:15:50 GMT
Japan's mobile providers to bolster streaming as 5G nears, Business - The Phnom Penh Post
Japan's mobile providers to bolster streaming as 5G nears, Business  The Phnom Penh Post

JAPAN'S mobile communications giants are bolstering their video streaming services as the industry gears up for the 2020 full-fledged roll-out of 5G, the ...


Mon, 11 Mar 2019 07:09:41 GMT
NTT DOCOMO Invests in Startup that Dispatches Professional Photographers - The Fast Mode
NTT DOCOMO Invests in Startup that Dispatches Professional Photographers  The Fast Mode

NTT DOCOMO announced that it has taken a stake in Lovegraph, a startup company that dispatches professional photographers.


Mon, 18 Feb 2019 03:13:56 GMT
Your old cell phone could become the medals for 2020 Tokyo Olympics - Medill Reports: Chicago
Your old cell phone could become the medals for 2020 Tokyo Olympics  Medill Reports: Chicago

By Cyan Zhong Medill Reports If you live in Japan, you might have a chance to see top athletes all over the world wear your old phones on their necks next.


Wed, 06 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Analyzing NTT Docomo (DCMYY) and Maxar Technologies (MAXR) - Fairfield Current
Analyzing NTT Docomo (DCMYY) and Maxar Technologies (MAXR)  Fairfield Current

Maxar Technologies (NYSE:MAXR) and NTT Docomo (OTCMKTS:DCMYY) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business?


Sat, 09 Mar 2019 23:16:31 GMT
5G on show in Barcelona - NHK WORLD
5G on show in Barcelona  NHK WORLD

5G technology is center-stage at one of the world's largest communications fairs, which kicked off on Monday in Barcelona, Spain. More than 2400 businesses ...


Tue, 26 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Squire to further career in Japan - SARugbymag
Squire to further career in Japan  SARugbymag

All Blacks flank Liam Squire will join Japanese side NTT Docomo Red Hurricanes on a permanent two-year deal from the Highlanders in 2020.


Mon, 18 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
DOCOMO Ranked World's Top Mobile Operator in 5G SEP Applications and Contributions to 5G Standard - WebWire
DOCOMO Ranked World's Top Mobile Operator in 5G SEP Applications and Contributions to 5G Standard  WebWire

NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced that it has been ranked the world's leading mobile operator in terms of applications for candidate standard-essential patents ...


Mon, 18 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Former All Black Andy Ellis sells the Japanese rugby love story - Stuff.co.nz
Former All Black Andy Ellis sells the Japanese rugby love story  Stuff.co.nz

Former All Black Andy Ellis unexpectedly fell in love with rugby again when he got on the tools in Japan. NZ Rugby shouldn't be surprised to learn a former ...


Sat, 16 Mar 2019 16:00:00 GMT
Korean apps conquer Asia with cute emojis | Article - Asia Times
Korean apps conquer Asia with cute emojis | Article  Asia Times

Created by Japan, emojis have been most successfully commercialized and distributed by Koreans. Here's how it happened.


Sat, 16 Mar 2019 07:33:23 GMT
All Black Jackson Hemopo signs for DynaBoars in Japan - Stuff.co.nz
All Black Jackson Hemopo signs for DynaBoars in Japan  Stuff.co.nz

Jackson Hemopo has become the latest All Black to sign a deal in Japan. The Highlanders' abrasive lock/flanker has signed for the Mitsubishi Heavy Industries ...


Sat, 09 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
DOCOMO ranked world's top mobile operator in 5G SEP applications - DataCenterNews Asia
DOCOMO ranked world's top mobile operator in 5G SEP applications  DataCenterNews Asia

NTT DOCOMO has been ranked the world's leading mobile operator in terms of applications for candidate standard-essential patents. NTT DOCOMO, 5G.


Tue, 19 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Worshippers not buying cashless offerings at Japanese temples and shrines - Kyodo News Plus
Worshippers not buying cashless offerings at Japanese temples and shrines  Kyodo News Plus

Some temples and shrines in Japan have begun taking offerings from followers via digital money transfers, and the change is dividing opinion.


Thu, 28 Feb 2019 08:00:00 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
Super Rugby: All Black Liam Squire finally on track for Highlanders return - Stuff.co.nz
Super Rugby: All Black Liam Squire finally on track for Highlanders return  Stuff.co.nz

All Blacks enforcer Liam Squire could make his return against the Blues on Friday week.


Thu, 14 Mar 2019 05:12:00 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
Rakuten Sets Cloud-Native 5G Template, Disrupts Japan's Status Quo - Light Reading
Rakuten Sets Cloud-Native 5G Template, Disrupts Japan's Status Quo  Light Reading

With its next-gen network plans, the ecommerce company threatens to have the same impact on Japan's telecom market that Reliance Jio had in India.


Mon, 18 Feb 2019 08:00:00 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
Super Rugby 2019: Highlanders' Liam Squire struck down by another injury - Newshub
Super Rugby 2019: Highlanders' Liam Squire struck down by another injury  Newshub

The Highlanders must make do without the services of key flanker Liam Squire for a while yet. The All Blacks flanker will be sidelined for the next 8-10 weeks, ...


Mon, 18 Mar 2019 00:18:12 GMT
Angry Birds developer seeks investors for its Netflix of Games service - Business Standard
Angry Birds developer seeks investors for its Netflix of Games service  Business Standard

The next success for the company behind Angry Birds could be two-fold: convincing the US public they should buy a 5G mobile phone from Sprint Corp., and ...


Tue, 05 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) Mobile Technologies Market Scope and Market Expected 2019-2025 - Redfield Report
LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) Mobile Technologies Market Scope and Market Expected 2019-2025  Redfield Report

Report Title on: “Global LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) Mobile Technologies Market Size, Status and Forecast 2025”. This report covers the LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) ...


Mon, 18 Mar 2019 17:47:00 GMT
Today Mar 17 iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol Japan ETF (JPMV) Increases 1.04% - K Reviewer
Today Mar 17 iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol Japan ETF (JPMV) Increases 1.04%  K Reviewer

iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol Japan ETF (NYSEARCA:JPMV) has positive Mar 17 day. The ETF reached $65.78 per share after 1.04% change. It has 32.86 ...


Sun, 17 Mar 2019 20:34:01 GMT
Analysts take a look at Sequans Communications SA (NYSE:SQNS) having this to say. | Thorold News - Thorold News
Analysts take a look at Sequans Communications SA (NYSE:SQNS) having this to say. | Thorold News  Thorold News

Among 2 analysts covering Sequans Communications (NYSE:SQNS), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Sequans ...


Mon, 18 Mar 2019 18:48:33 GMT
Global Mobile 3D Market 2019 - 3M, Amazon, Amobee, Apple, Cooliris - Industry Module
Global Mobile 3D Market 2019 - 3M, Amazon, Amobee, Apple, Cooliris  Industry Module

Mobile 3D Market Report highlights current and future aspects of market analysis on the basis of changing trends of industry and market scenario.


Mon, 18 Mar 2019 12:01:00 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 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
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
NTT Docomo to expand mobile overseas remittance service to China, Thailand - Japan Today
NTT Docomo to expand mobile overseas remittance service to China, Thailand  Japan Today

NTT Docomo Inc will expand its money transfer mobile overseas remittance *service* to China and Thailand from Monday, bringing the total number of destination ...


Mon, 17 Dec 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 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
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
NTT Docomo to lower mobile phone fees amid call for charge cuts - Japan Today
NTT Docomo to lower mobile phone fees amid call for charge cuts  Japan Today

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


Thu, 01 Nov 2018 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
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
Wireless RAN Market Growth: Market Dynamics and Trends, Efficiencies Forecast 2025 - Redfield Report
Wireless RAN Market Growth: Market Dynamics and Trends, Efficiencies Forecast 2025  Redfield Report

Report Title on: “Global Wireless RAN Market Size, Status and Forecast 2025”. This report covers the Wireless RAN market backdrop and its growth prospects ...


Sun, 17 Mar 2019 09:19:00 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 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
E-SIM Card (Embedded SIM) Industry Outlook 2019-2025 – Market Insights, dynamics, Revenue and Forecast - GizmoPosts
E-SIM Card (Embedded SIM) Industry Outlook 2019-2025 – Market Insights, dynamics, Revenue and Forecast  GizmoPosts

“Latest Research Report On E-SIM Card (Embedded SIM) Market: The Global E-SIM Card (Embedded SIM) market report examines the market position with ...


Tue, 19 Mar 2019 11:14:48 GMT
NTT Docomo launches IoT-driven service in U.S. to reduce food wastage and inefficiencies by visualizing refrigerator temperatures - Japan Today
NTT Docomo launches IoT-driven service in U.S. to reduce food wastage and inefficiencies by visualizing refrigerator temperatures  Japan Today

NTT Inc and NTT Docomo USA Inc have announced the immediate launch of an IoT-driven temperature- and humidity-monitoring *service* for industrial ...


Tue, 23 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
5G Equipment Market Future Perspective In Key Regions, Growth Rate & Trend Forecast To 2025 - The Paramount Daily
5G Equipment Market Future Perspective In Key Regions, Growth Rate & Trend Forecast To 2025  The Paramount Daily

Report Title on: “Global 5G Equipment Market Size, Status and Forecast 2025”. This report covers the 5G Equipment market backdrop and its growth prospects ...


Mon, 18 Mar 2019 19:14:00 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
Global LTE Advanced and 5G Market Revenue 2019 : Alcatel-Lucent, AT&T, Ericsson, SK Telecom - Indaily Times
Global LTE Advanced and 5G Market Revenue 2019 : Alcatel-Lucent, AT&T, Ericsson, SK Telecom  Indaily Times

A new Research Study, Global LTE Advanced and 5G Market Size, Status and Forecast 2019-2025, presented by Market Research Place is a complete study ...


Mon, 18 Mar 2019 04:28:00 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
The new ‘world’s thinnest phone’ slots into a business card case - The Verge
The new ‘world’s thinnest phone’ slots into a business card case  The Verge

Business cards are still an inescapable part of life for most Japanese workers, so it's good to see the country's largest carrier make the most of the situation with a ...


Thu, 18 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Tokyo, NTT Docomo Conduct Trial of Food Loss Reduction Program - Japan for Sustainability
Tokyo, NTT Docomo Conduct Trial of Food Loss Reduction Program  Japan for Sustainability

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government and NTT Docomo announced on January 15, 2018, that they would conduct a demonstration trial of EcoBuy at a grocery ...


Sun, 27 May 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, 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 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
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
NEC reaches 5G agreement with Japanese telco NTT DoCoMo - RCR Wireless News
NEC reaches 5G agreement with Japanese telco NTT DoCoMo  RCR Wireless News

Japanese technology firm NEC has reached an agreement with compatriot telecom operator NTT DoCoMo to provide control units for 5G base station ...


Fri, 11 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
NEC, NTT DoCoMo carry out 5G video transmission test - RCR Wireless News
NEC, NTT DoCoMo carry out 5G video transmission test  RCR Wireless News

NEC said that this 5G demo was conducted with a view toward application of 5G in the field of entertainment, including sports and tourism *content*.


Tue, 15 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Global Femtocell Equipments Market 2019 – Airvana, Netgear, Cisco Systems, Alcatel-Lucent, Ericcson, NEC, Gemtek Technology, Samsung Electronics - Daily News Insights
Global Femtocell Equipments Market 2019 – Airvana, Netgear, Cisco Systems, Alcatel-Lucent, Ericcson, NEC, Gemtek Technology, Samsung Electronics  Daily News Insights

Global Femtocell Equipments Market – The new research report on global Femtocell Equipments market offers in-depth insights, revenue details, and other vital ...


Tue, 19 Mar 2019 08:41:50 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
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 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
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
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
5G speed record broken in Japan - Notebookcheck.net
5G speed record broken in Japan  Notebookcheck.net

The Japanese telecommunications firm NTT DoCoMo has announced the achievement of 27Gbps data transfer using a 5G transmitter in the course of a ...


Fri, 23 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
DOCOMO's 'WOW! NINJA in SHIBUYA' Video Now Available Online - Financial Post
DOCOMO's 'WOW! NINJA in SHIBUYA' Video Now Available Online  Financial Post

TOKYO — NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today that it has released the WOW! NINJA in SHIBUYA video to promote the company's new WOW! JAPAN website ...


Thu, 22 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Japan, Korea to account for 43% of 5G global connections in 2019: study - RCR Wireless News
Japan, Korea to account for 43% of 5G global connections in 2019: study  RCR Wireless News

The study highlightes that global 5G connections will grow to 1.5 billion by 2025, mainly driven by fixed wireless services.


Fri, 31 Aug 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
China Mobile, NTT Docomo to launch world's first IoT multi-vendor eSIM solution - Japan Today
China Mobile, NTT Docomo to launch world's first IoT multi-vendor eSIM solution  Japan Today

China Mobile and NTT Docomo on Monday will launch an eSIM1 solution to enable cross-vendor SIM profile switching from Docomo to China Mobile.


Mon, 02 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
Mitsubishi Electric, NTT DoCoMo achieve 27 Gbps throughput in 5G trials - RCR Wireless News
Mitsubishi Electric, NTT DoCoMo achieve 27 Gbps throughput in 5G trials  RCR Wireless News

Japanese firms Mitsubishi Electric Corporation and NTT DoCoMo announced they have achieved what it claims to be the world's first 5G mobile ...


Mon, 26 Nov 2018 08:00:00 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
NTT Docomo develops population flow statistics as transportation big data - Japan Today
NTT Docomo develops population flow statistics as transportation big data  Japan Today

NTT Docomo Inc says it has successfully developed population flow statistics for analyzing population mobility based on operational data from the company's ...


Sun, 24 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
NEC, NTT DOCOMO Stream 8K Video to Hi-Speed Train in Latest 5G Trial - Mobile ID World
NEC, NTT DOCOMO Stream 8K Video to Hi-Speed Train in Latest 5G Trial  Mobile ID World

NEC and Japan-based telecom NTT DOCOMO have made further progress in their efforts to trial experimental 5G connectivity technology...


Tue, 05 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
NTT Docomo taps Nokia for Japan’s 5G launch in 2020 - VentureBeat
NTT Docomo taps Nokia for Japan’s 5G launch in 2020  VentureBeat

Japan's largest mobile operator, NTT Docomo, has chosen Nokia to supply key hardware for a 2020 rollout of 5G cellular services in the country, the companies ...


Fri, 19 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT
NTT to combine 3 units to create Japan's largest IT company - Nikkei Asian Review
NTT to combine 3 units to create Japan's largest IT company  Nikkei Asian Review

TOKYO -- The Nippon Telegraph & Telephone group will launch a new company to oversee three major communications and data subsidiaries, forming Japan's ...


Sat, 04 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Docomo plans tariff shake-up - Mobile World Live
Docomo plans tariff shake-up  Mobile World Live

NTT Docomo, the largest mobile player in Japan, plans to reduce mobile prices by introducing a wider variety of plans which charge separately for handsets and ...


Tue, 30 Oct 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
NTT Docomo develops underground 5G base station - RCR Wireless News
NTT Docomo develops underground 5G base station  RCR Wireless News

Japanese telecommunications operator NTT DoCoMo has developed a 5G base station which is designed to be buried in the ground to support deployments in ...


Mon, 30 Apr 2018 07:00:00 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
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
Make real cuts to cellphone charges - The Japan Times
Make real cuts to cellphone charges  The Japan Times

The carriers need to continue their efforts to improve their services while reducing the charges for consumers through more efficient operation and use of their ...


Thu, 08 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Japanese mobile networks ban Huawei - MyBroadband
Japanese mobile networks ban Huawei  MyBroadband

Japan's three largest mobile phone carriers announced they will no longer use equipment from Huawei.


Wed, 12 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Apple cuts iPhone XR price in Japan - CNET
Apple cuts iPhone XR price in Japan  CNET

The country's biggest carrier has slashed the XR's price under contract, days after a report that Apple was offering subsidies to do so.


Mon, 26 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
SoftBank mobile unit marks Japan's largest-ever IPO, but sinks more than 14 percent - CNBC
SoftBank mobile unit marks Japan's largest-ever IPO, but sinks more than 14 percent  CNBC

Shares of SoftBank Corp — Japan's biggest-ever IPO and one of the world's largest — fell more than 14 percent on its market debut Wednesday, after opening ...


Tue, 18 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
NTT Docomo Research: Fall 2018 TV Anime Popularity Ranking - Crunchyroll News
NTT Docomo Research: Fall 2018 TV Anime Popularity Ranking  Crunchyroll News

One month has passed since the fall 2018 season began, and most of Japanese viewers have seemingly already chosen their favorite anime to keep watching.


Wed, 07 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Japan's Government Takes On Mobile Carriers on Prices. Who Wins? - Bloomberg
Japan's Government Takes On Mobile Carriers on Prices. Who Wins?  Bloomberg

Japan's mobile carriers, three of the country's biggest companies with a combined market value of more than $250 billion, have come under government scrutiny ...


Wed, 22 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Japan government wants lower mobile charges before Rakuten's entry next October - Tech News - The Star Online
Japan government wants lower mobile charges before Rakuten's entry next October - Tech News  The Star Online

Japan's government wants to see greater price competition among the nation's three dominant mobile phone network providers, before e-commerce firm ...


Mon, 22 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Docomo exits Wall Street on downsized global role - Nikkei Asian Review
Docomo exits Wall Street on downsized global role  Nikkei Asian Review

TOKYO -- NTT Docomo, the mobile arm of Japan's Nippon Telegraph and Telephone, said Monday it will delist shares in the U.S., underscoring the NTT gro.


Tue, 20 Mar 2018 07:00:00 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

Chip designer Nvidia Corp said on Monday it has partnered with Softbank Group Corp and LG Uplus Corp to deploy cloud gaming servers in Japan and Korea ...


Mon, 18 Mar 2019 23:35:00 GMT
Twitter's former CFO joins SoftBank-backed farming startup Plenty - The Japan Times
Twitter's former CFO joins SoftBank-backed farming startup Plenty  The Japan Times

Twitter Inc.'s former chief financial officer has joined SoftBank Group Corp.-backed Plenty Inc. in the same role as the indoor farming startup prepares fo.


Mon, 18 Mar 2019 08:05:00 GMT
Softbank, other investors may buy $1B stake in Uber's self-driving car unit - Motor Authority
Softbank, other investors may buy $1B stake in Uber's self-driving car unit  Motor Authority

Uber's troubled self-driving car division finally got back on the road last December after development came to a halt last March due to an accident in which one ...


Tue, 19 Mar 2019 14:00:00 GMT
BRIEF-Nvidia Partners With Softbank In Japan For Streaming Video Game Service - Yahoo Singapore News
BRIEF-Nvidia Partners With Softbank In Japan For Streaming Video Game Service  Yahoo Singapore News

March 18 (Reuters) - NVIDIA Corp: * NVIDIA CORP - CO ANNOUNCES UPDATE OF CUDA SOFTWARE FOCUSED ON DATA SCIENCE * NVIDIA - CO ...


Tue, 19 Mar 2019 01:42:55 GMT
SoftBank and Toyota in talks to invest $1 billion in Uber's self-driving unit: sources - The Japan Times
SoftBank and Toyota in talks to invest $1 billion in Uber's self-driving unit: sources  The Japan Times

A group of investors led by SoftBank Group Corp. and Toyota Motor Corp. is in talks to invest $1 billion or more into Uber Technologies Inc.'s self-dri.


Thu, 14 Mar 2019 09:59:00 GMT
SoftBank's Fortress to Invest $3.6 Billion in Japanese Property - Bloomberg
SoftBank's Fortress to Invest $3.6 Billion in Japanese Property  Bloomberg

Fortress Investment Group, a unit of SoftBank Group Corp., plans to invest as much as 400 billion yen ($3.6 billion) in Japanese property as it takes advantage of ...


Wed, 20 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Mickey vs Masa: The battle between Uber and Lyft pits two Japanese billionaires against each other - CNBC
Mickey vs Masa: The battle between Uber and Lyft pits two Japanese billionaires against each other  CNBC

The rivalry between ride-hailing giants Uber and Lyft is poised to heat up in 2019 as both prepare to hit the public markets. But the battle may be more intense in ...


Sat, 02 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
SoftBank-backed Japanese startup Uhuru considering London listing - Reuters
SoftBank-backed Japanese startup Uhuru considering London listing  Reuters

TOKYO (Reuters) - Uhuru, a Japanese startup backed by SoftBank that helps connect devices to cloud services, is considering listing in London as it looks to ...


Mon, 11 Mar 2019 10:21:00 GMT
Singapore's Grab raises $1.5 billion from SoftBank fund - The Japan Times
Singapore's Grab raises $1.5 billion from SoftBank fund  The Japan Times

Leading Southeast Asian ride-hailing provider Grab raised about $1.5 billion from SoftBank Group Corp.'s Vision Fund, bankrolling its effort to expand.


Wed, 06 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Space startup adds $1.25 billion from SoftBank and others to mass produce internet satellites - CNBC
Space startup adds $1.25 billion from SoftBank and others to mass produce internet satellites  CNBC

OneWeb announced $1.25 billion in additional funding from investors on Monday as the internet satellite start-up begins to rapidly increase production.


Mon, 18 Mar 2019 16:54:49 GMT
SoftBank extends tech reach with $5 billion LatAm fund - Reuters
SoftBank extends tech reach with $5 billion LatAm fund  Reuters

(Reuters) - Japan's SoftBank Group is launching a $5 billion fund to invest in technology companies in Latin America, it said on Thursday, ramping up its tech ...


Thu, 07 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
SoftBank passed on OakNorth two years before huge $440m investment - Yahoo Finance
SoftBank passed on OakNorth two years before huge $440m investment  Yahoo Finance

Startup bank OakNorth held its first meeting with billionaire investment fund SoftBank (9984.T) around two years before the Japanese investor eventually ...


Tue, 19 Mar 2019 08:58:00 GMT
Japanese Multinational Holding SoftBank Announces Blockchain ID Working Group - Cointelegraph
Japanese Multinational Holding SoftBank Announces Blockchain ID Working Group  Cointelegraph

News. Japanese multinational holding conglomerate SoftBank Corp. and American telecoms-focused blockchain firm TBCASoft are to lead a new ...


Tue, 26 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
SoftBank finds more love for early-stage investing - The Japan News
SoftBank finds more love for early-stage investing  The Japan News

SEOUL/TOKYO (Reuters) — SoftBank Group Corp. has expanded its appetite for early-stage startups, with a venture capital unit set to launch its biggest fund for ...


Mon, 11 Mar 2019 11:11:00 GMT
SoftBank-backed startup follows Japan tourists' data trails - Nikkei Asian Review
SoftBank-backed startup follows Japan tourists' data trails  Nikkei Asian Review

TOKYO -- A SoftBank Group-backed startup will release a new app in June that lets users do everything from research a vacation to share.


Wed, 20 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
SoftBank invests in Mubadala's new $400 million European tech fund: source - Reuters
SoftBank invests in Mubadala's new $400 million European tech fund: source  Reuters

Japan's SoftBank Group has provided nearly half of the cash for Abu Dhabi's state investor Mubadala Investment Co's new $400 million fund investing in ...


Sun, 17 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Catch this video interview of SoftBank’s Son discussing successes, challenges - Kansas City Business Journal
Catch this video interview of SoftBank’s Son discussing successes, challenges  Kansas City Business Journal

Japan's richest man, and owner of Sprint's majority stakeholder, sits for an interview in which he discusses his beginnings, his downs and and his ups.


Fri, 15 Mar 2019 13:20:00 GMT
Hurco Companies (HURC) to pay $0.12 on Apr 15, 2019; SOFTBANK ORDINARY SHARES JAPAN (SFTBF) Shorts Increased By 15.28% - The Moveefy
Hurco Companies (HURC) to pay $0.12 on Apr 15, 2019; SOFTBANK ORDINARY SHARES JAPAN (SFTBF) Shorts Increased By 15.28%  The Moveefy

Hurco Companies Inc (NASDAQ:HURC) is expected to pay $0.12 on Apr 15, 2019. (NASDAQ:HURC) shareholders before Mar 29, 2019 will receive the $0.12 ...


Tue, 19 Mar 2019 11:58:26 GMT
Tokyo power company orchestrates 5G infrastructure sharing - TelecomTV
Tokyo power company orchestrates 5G infrastructure sharing  TelecomTV

KDDI, SoftBank and Rakuten Mobile Network are collaborating with Tokyo power company TEPCOTokyo's 'up the pole' power infrastructure could make a nice ...


Tue, 19 Mar 2019 10:53:34 GMT
Hyundai, Kia invest $300 million in Ola to enter Indian EV space - Quartz
Hyundai, Kia invest $300 million in Ola to enter Indian EV space  Quartz

India's electric vehicles (EV) space has just received a South Korean booster shot. Carmakers Hyundai Motors and Kia Motors today (March 19) announced that ...


Tue, 19 Mar 2019 05:43:00 GMT
The knives are out for cloud gaming as Nvidia flashes blade-based box packing 40 RTX GPUs - The Register
The knives are out for cloud gaming as Nvidia flashes blade-based box packing 40 RTX GPUs  The Register

Nvidia used this week's GPU Technology Conference in San Jose to reveal the most powerful GPU box that its R&D labs have cooked up. The RTX Blade ...


Tue, 19 Mar 2019 13:49:00 GMT
SoftBank's Fortress to invest 400b yen in Japanese property - The Business Times
SoftBank's Fortress to invest 400b yen in Japanese property  The Business Times

THE BUSINESS TIMES Real Estate - FORTRESS Investment Group, a unit of SoftBank Group Corp., plans to invest as much as 400 billion yen (S$4.9 billion) in ...


Fri, 22 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
OYO leverages SoftBank to launch house rental service in Japan - Entrackr
OYO leverages SoftBank to launch house rental service in Japan  Entrackr

India's budegt hotel chain OYO, through house rental services, primarily aims to target students and young professionals in Japan.


Fri, 22 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Apex Legends First Battle Pass Launch Details, New Hero Octane Coming Tomorrow - The Live Mirror
Apex Legends First Battle Pass Launch Details, New Hero Octane Coming Tomorrow  The Live Mirror

Apex Legends will be releasing its first battle pass on March 19, 2019 along with a brand new character Octane. There will be new cosmetics and rewards to ...


Tue, 19 Mar 2019 10:38:54 GMT
Toyota & Softbank Likely to Invest in Uber's Autonomous Unit - Zacks.com
Toyota & Softbank Likely to Invest in Uber's Autonomous Unit  Zacks.com

Toyota (TM) along with Softbank and others is likely to invest $1 billion in Uber's autonomous technology development.


Fri, 15 Mar 2019 12:27:25 GMT
Wall Street higher as Fed expected to hold fire - KFGO News
Wall Street higher as Fed expected to hold fire  KFGO News

By Medha Singh (Reuters) - U.S. stocks rose on Tuesday with technology and financial shares leading gains, as investors expected a more accommodative ...


Tue, 19 Mar 2019 13:33:29 GMT
Softbank to invest $1.6 billion in Didi: CEO · TechNode - TechNode
Softbank to invest $1.6 billion in Didi: CEO · TechNode  TechNode

Japanese conglomerate Softbank will invest an additional $1.6 billion in Didi, according to the company's CEO. The move comes amid reports of the ride-hailing ...


Wed, 13 Mar 2019 11:33:48 GMT
Nvidia's GeForce Now Alliance prepares the company for a global cloud platform - KitGuru
Nvidia's GeForce Now Alliance prepares the company for a global cloud platform  KitGuru

While many more companies are currently working on their cloud services, Nvidia's GeForce Now has been around for quite some time. Unveiling its "GeForce ...


Tue, 19 Mar 2019 12:09:30 GMT
Tokyo stocks rise further on Wall Street advance - The Japan Times
Tokyo stocks rise further on Wall Street advance  The Japan Times

Stocks gained further ground Monday, with investor sentiment brightened by rises in U.S. equities Friday. The Nikkei 225 average climbed 133.65 points, or.


Mon, 18 Mar 2019 08:35:00 GMT
Global Interactive Robots Market Insights Report 2019-2026 : Softbank Robotics, Blue Frog Robotics, Vstone, Savioke, Pal Robotics - Market Research News
Global Interactive Robots Market Insights Report 2019-2026 : Softbank Robotics, Blue Frog Robotics, Vstone, Savioke, Pal Robotics  Market Research News

The “Interactive Robots Market” all inclusive is noticeable among the most gigantically grouped market internationally. The Interactive Robots market report gives ...


Tue, 19 Mar 2019 10:07:00 GMT
Space-internet start-up OneWeb secures a fresh $1.25 billion in funding - Firstpost
Space-internet start-up OneWeb secures a fresh $1.25 billion in funding  Firstpost

tech2 News StaffMar 19, 2019 16:39:50 IST. UK satellite start-up OneWeb, with its masterplan of bettering internet coverage across the world by forming a ...


Tue, 19 Mar 2019 11:09:50 GMT
Airbnb said to mull investing in India's OYO to expand footprint - DEALSTREETASIA
Airbnb said to mull investing in India's OYO to expand footprint  DEALSTREETASIA

Global accommodation-sharing site Airbnb is reportedly in discussions to invest around $100-200 million in SoftBank-backed Indian hotel chain OYO.


Tue, 19 Mar 2019 05:30:44 GMT
Twitter former CFO Mike Gupta joins SoftBank-backed farming startup Plenty - Economic Times
Twitter former CFO Mike Gupta joins SoftBank-backed farming startup Plenty  Economic Times

SoftBank Group Corp.-backed Plenty has made several high profile hires in recent years, including Tesla Inc.s former battery directory Kurt Kelty.


Sat, 16 Mar 2019 05:13:00 GMT
Oakland A’s Japan trip: Everything you need to know - Athletics Nation
Oakland A’s Japan trip: Everything you need to know  Athletics Nation

The Oakland A's are officially in Japan, where they will begin the 2019 MLB regular season against the Mariners. Here's a quick roundup of everything you need ...


Sun, 17 Mar 2019 00:32:49 GMT
What's Ahead for SOFTBANK CORP ORDINARY SHARES JAPAN (OTCMKTS:SFTBF) After More Shorted Shares? - MoneyMakingArticles
What's Ahead for SOFTBANK CORP ORDINARY SHARES JAPAN (OTCMKTS:SFTBF) After More Shorted Shares?  MoneyMakingArticles

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, 18 Mar 2019 17:10:28 GMT
Asian stocks rise as investors await Federal Reserve meeting - CNBC
Asian stocks rise as investors await Federal Reserve meeting  CNBC

Major Asian stock markets closed higher on Monday as investors awaited developments on the U.S.-China trade front. The U.S. Federal Reserve was also set to ...


Mon, 18 Mar 2019 07:27:11 GMT
Mukesh Ambani Bails Younger Brother Anil Out of Jail Trouble - Bloomberg
Mukesh Ambani Bails Younger Brother Anil Out of Jail Trouble  Bloomberg

Asia's richest man Mukesh Ambani has helped his younger brother avert a stint in jail, stepping in to make an $80 million payment for his sibling whose ...


Mon, 18 Mar 2019 14:05:00 GMT
He's spending $62 billion to transform a centuries-old Japanese company - CNN
He's spending $62 billion to transform a centuries-old Japanese company  CNN

Takeda CEO Christophe Weber made a humongous bet to take over a pharmaceutical rival.


Sun, 10 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
SoftBank mobile unit marks Japan's largest-ever IPO, but sinks more than 14 percent - CNBC
SoftBank mobile unit marks Japan's largest-ever IPO, but sinks more than 14 percent  CNBC

Shares of SoftBank Corp — Japan's biggest-ever IPO and one of the world's largest — fell more than 14 percent on its market debut Wednesday, after opening ...


Tue, 18 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Fear factor persists toward robotic cars - The Detroit News
Fear factor persists toward robotic cars  The Detroit News

71 percent say they're afraid of autonomous cars in AAA's latest survey.


Mon, 18 Mar 2019 03:23:00 GMT
SoftBank-backed OYO to invest $200m in expanding India, South Asia ops - DEALSTREETASIA
SoftBank-backed OYO to invest $200m in expanding India, South Asia ops  DEALSTREETASIA

OYO had also announced a $600-million investment in expanding its China operations last year.


Tue, 12 Mar 2019 15:03:47 GMT
Mobal Launches Unique Offer for Visitors to the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan: All SIM Purchases Include Free Beer & Free Delivery - PR Web
Mobal Launches Unique Offer for Visitors to the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan: All SIM Purchases Include Free Beer & Free Delivery  PR Web

New York, NY (PRWEB) March 16, 2019 -- Mobal, the leading supplier of Japanese Voice & Data SIMs for overseas tourists to Japan have announced their ...


Tue, 19 Mar 2019 13:06:10 GMT
Nuro’s robot delivery cars are coming to Houston, Texas - The Verge
Nuro’s robot delivery cars are coming to Houston, Texas  The Verge

Two grocery stores in the fast-growing city of Houston, Texas, will be getting a new robot delivery *service* courtesy of Nuro, the self-driving startup founded by two ...


Thu, 14 Mar 2019 13:58:32 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
U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-Nvidia, Shineco, DSW, Revlon - Nasdaq
U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-Nvidia, Shineco, DSW, Revlon  Nasdaq

The Morning News Call newsletter:. U.S. stock futures rose slightly on Tuesday as investors anticipated a more accommodative policy stance from the.


Tue, 19 Mar 2019 12:04:00 GMT
Ayenda raises US$1.2 million to modernize hotels, SoftBank joins round - Contxto
Ayenda raises US$1.2 million to modernize hotels, SoftBank joins round  Contxto

Colombia's pioneering digitial hotel chain just closed a successful seed round with US$1.2 million from SoftBank investors.


Wed, 13 Mar 2019 18:00:00 GMT
APNewsBreak: FIFA wants 24-team Club World Cup in 2021 - The Associated Press
APNewsBreak: FIFA wants 24-team Club World Cup in 2021  The Associated Press

MIAMI (AP) — FIFA Council members will be asked on Friday to approve a pilot tournament for an expanded 24-team Club World Cup in June-July 2021 ...


Wed, 13 Mar 2019 21:33:45 GMT
Vertex, Atinum back Singapore-based payments firm InstaReM - VCCircle
Vertex, Atinum back Singapore-based payments firm InstaReM  VCCircle

Payments firm InstaReM Pte. Ltd has raised the second and final tranche worth around $21 million (Rs 144.3 crore at current exchange.


Tue, 19 Mar 2019 08:50:44 GMT
Asian Markets News: Indexes Trade Largely Flat as Investors Eye U.S. Fed Meeting - Blockchain Reporter
Asian Markets News: Indexes Trade Largely Flat as Investors Eye U.S. Fed Meeting  Blockchain Reporter

Asian markets traded low on Tuesday due to continual trade tensions between the U.S. and China; Mainland China, Hong Kong, South Korea, and Japan ...


Tue, 19 Mar 2019 09:50:00 GMT
SoftBank sets indicative IPO price at 1,500 yen, unchanged from initial estimate - CNBC
SoftBank sets indicative IPO price at 1,500 yen, unchanged from initial estimate  CNBC

Bookbuilding for SoftBank starts on Monday and a final price will be set on Dec. 10. The shares begin trading on Dec. 19.


Fri, 30 Nov 2018 08:00:00 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'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
Japan's Toyota and SoftBank to form joint venture for new mobility services - CNBC
Japan's Toyota and SoftBank to form joint venture for new mobility services  CNBC

Japanese automaker Toyota and tech giant SoftBank announced Thursday that the companies will create a joint venture, Monet Technologies, by April 2019.


Thu, 04 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Solar PV Glass Market will be pushed by rising demand for solar PV glass across - Fractovia News
Solar PV Glass Market will be pushed by rising demand for solar PV glass across  Fractovia News

Solar PV Glass Market will be augmented by government initiatives towards sustainable energy integration coupled with growing measures toward energy ...


Mon, 18 Mar 2019 11:59:01 GMT
Japan's SoftBank to shun Huawei in favor of Ericsson, Nokia equipment: Nikkei - Reuters
Japan's SoftBank to shun Huawei in favor of Ericsson, Nokia equipment: Nikkei  Reuters

SoftBank Group Corp plans to replace 4G network equipment from China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd with hardware from Nokia and Ericsson, Nikkei ...


Wed, 12 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Market movers: Stocks seeing action on Tuesday - and why - The Globe and Mail
Market movers: Stocks seeing action on Tuesday - and why  The Globe and Mail

A roundup of some of the North American equities making moves in both directions today.


Tue, 19 Mar 2019 14:20:06 GMT
Japan tech giant SoftBank reports profit decline - Seattle Times
Japan tech giant SoftBank reports profit decline  Seattle Times

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese technology conglomerate SoftBank Group Corp. reported Wednesday a 23 percent decline in fiscal third-quarter profit as adjustments ...


Tue, 05 Feb 2019 08:00:00 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
Global Commercial Use Robots Market Intelligence Research Report for Comprehensive Information 2019-2024 - World Gazette
Global Commercial Use Robots Market Intelligence Research Report for Comprehensive Information 2019-2024  World Gazette

Commercial Use Robots Market 2019 is a comprehensive, professional report provides a detailed overview of major drivers, restraints, challenges, opportunities ...


Tue, 19 Mar 2019 05:19:16 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
Brookfield to buy most of Oaktree to build juggernaut to rival Blackstone - Reuters
Brookfield to buy most of Oaktree to build juggernaut to rival Blackstone  Reuters

(Reuters) - Brookfield Asset Management Inc said on Wednesday it will buy most of Oaktree Capital Management in a roughly $4.8 billion deal, creating an ...


Wed, 13 Mar 2019 14:31:00 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
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
Outside agents notch a victory over Opendoor. But it may be short-lived. - The Real Deal
Outside agents notch a victory over Opendoor. But it may be short-lived.  The Real Deal

Opendoor CEO Eric Wu reveals that his company removed the "Buy It Now" option after pushback from outside agents.


Mon, 18 Mar 2019 18:00:00 GMT
A price war in Japan could hurt Masa Son's grand plans for SoftBank - CNN
A price war in Japan could hurt Masa Son's grand plans for SoftBank  CNN

Masayoshi Son's plan to spin off SoftBank's mobile business could hang in the balance after a major Japanese rival said it will slash prices.


Thu, 01 Nov 2018 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
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
ATT joins global cyber security alliance formed by Etisalat, Singtel, SoftBank and Telef?nica - ZAWYA
ATT joins global cyber security alliance formed by Etisalat, Singtel, SoftBank and Telef?nica  ZAWYA

With the inclusion of AT&T, the Alliance greatly increases its global presence. Abu Dhabi: The Global Telco Security Alliance today announced the addition of ...


Wed, 06 Mar 2019 08:00:00 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
SoftBank Plans Payments Service for Japan by Year-End - Bloomberg
SoftBank Plans Payments Service for Japan by Year-End  Bloomberg

SoftBank Group Corp. plans to announce within days that it will start a mobile digital payments *service* in Japan by the end of 2018 as billionaire founder ...


Sun, 22 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Japan's Softbank shares surge on buyback plan - BBC News
Japan's Softbank shares surge on buyback plan  BBC News

Shares in Japanese tech conglomerate Softbank surged nearly 17% after its chief executive Masayoshi Son unveiled a $5.5bn (Ł4.3bn) share buyback.


Thu, 07 Feb 2019 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
The NVIDIA GPU Tech Conference 2019 Keynote Live Blog (Starts at 2pm PT/21:00 UTC) - AnandTech
The NVIDIA GPU Tech Conference 2019 Keynote Live Blog (Starts at 2pm PT/21:00 UTC)  AnandTech

04:43PM EDT - Kicking off a very busy week for tech events in California, my first stop for the week is NVIDIA's annual GPU Technology Conference in San Jose.


Mon, 18 Mar 2019 19:00:00 GMT
SoftBank to invest additional $2 billion in WeWork: sources - Reuters
SoftBank to invest additional $2 billion in WeWork: sources  Reuters

(Reuters) - SoftBank Group Corp (9984.T) will inject another $2 billion in WeWork Cos Inc this year, bringing the Japanese conglomerate's total investment in the ...


Mon, 07 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
SoftBank may sell stake in chip firm Nvidia in 2019 in move that could make $3 billion: sources - The Japan Times
SoftBank may sell stake in chip firm Nvidia in 2019 in move that could make $3 billion: sources  The Japan Times

SoftBank Group Corp. is planning to offload its stake in Nvidia Corp. early next year as shares in the graphics chipmaker continue to slide, according to p.


Wed, 12 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
India's fintech needs to break free - Euromoney magazine
India's fintech needs to break free  Euromoney magazine

The country's fintech sector has enormous potential, but it is being hobbled by a host of factors, from inconsistent regulations to a damaging credit crunch ...


Tue, 19 Mar 2019 11:05:18 GMT
SoftBank tightens grip on Yahoo Japan via $2 billion deal with Altaba - Reuters
SoftBank tightens grip on Yahoo Japan via $2 billion deal with Altaba  Reuters

SoftBank Group <9984.T> is increasing its stake in Yahoo Japan <4689.T> through a $2 billion, three-way deal with U.S. firm Altaba to deepen ties with the ...


Mon, 09 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Japan's Biggest Brokerages Still Hungover From SoftBank IPO - Bloomberg
Japan's Biggest Brokerages Still Hungover From SoftBank IPO  Bloomberg

For any investment bank, landing a key role managing your country's biggest ever initial share sale would be a time to pop the champagne corks. For Nomura ...


Thu, 31 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
SoftBank: A disruptive force on the defensive - Nikkei Asian Review
SoftBank: A disruptive force on the defensive  Nikkei Asian Review

TOKYO -- In early December, shoppers clutching order slips for iPads, refrigerators and other costly goods queued up at Bic Camera's flagship electron.


Fri, 14 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Japanese Shoppers Race to Empty SoftBank's $88 Million Handout - Bloomberg
Japanese Shoppers Race to Empty SoftBank's $88 Million Handout  Bloomberg

Shoppers in Japan are racing to see who can spend Masayoshi Son's money the fastest.


Mon, 10 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Masayoshi Son floats part of SoftBank to help pay for his huge tech bets - The Economist
Masayoshi Son floats part of SoftBank to help pay for his huge tech bets  The Economist

MENTION SOFTBANK and most Japanese people, understandably, think of telecoms—it is Japan's third-largest wireless carrier. The company hopes to weaken ...


Sat, 22 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Handy Japan ties up with SoftBank to provide free smartphones in hotel rooms - The Japan Times
Handy Japan ties up with SoftBank to provide free smartphones in hotel rooms  The Japan Times

Handy Japan Co., a startup providing free-to-use smartphones docked in hotel rooms, announced on Monday a capital tie-up with SoftBank Corp. to boost its s.


Mon, 02 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
SoftBank's $23.5 Billion IPO Is the Second Biggest of All Time - Fortune
SoftBank's $23.5 Billion IPO Is the Second Biggest of All Time  Fortune

The telecoms unit of SoftBank has raised $23.5 billion in an IPO of 1.76 billion shares.


Tue, 11 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
SoftBank profit soars as Masayoshi Son begins to benefit from tech deals - The Japan Times
SoftBank profit soars as Masayoshi Son begins to benefit from tech deals  The Japan Times

But the Vision Fund's connections with Saudi Arabia are raising concerns.


Mon, 05 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
How Japan's SoftBank and Masayoshi Son Became the Meta-Startup Story of 2018 - Inc.
How Japan's SoftBank and Masayoshi Son Became the Meta-Startup Story of 2018  Inc.

From Uber and WeWork to Saudi Arabia, SoftBank founder Masayoshi Son had an outsize influence over the startup world in 2018.


Wed, 05 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Brokerages scramble on tepid investor response over SoftBank IPO - Nikkei Asian Review
Brokerages scramble on tepid investor response over SoftBank IPO  Nikkei Asian Review

TOKYO -- Mobile carrier SoftBank Corp.'s initial public offering set for Dec. 19 is oversubscribed by less than double -- a level well below blockbust.


Sat, 15 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
SoftBank fund invests $940 million in Silicon Valley startup's self-driving delivery vehicles - The Japan Times
SoftBank fund invests $940 million in Silicon Valley startup's self-driving delivery vehicles  The Japan Times

A Silicon Valley startup working on self-driving delivery vehicles has announced nearly a billion dollars in *fresh* funding from the SoftBank Vision Fund. T.


Tue, 12 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Glass Fiber Market Growth, Industry Trend by Regions and Top Key Players (Blue Frog Robotics, Pal Robotics, Savioke, Softbank Robotics, Vstone) | forecast by 2023 - openPR
Glass Fiber Market Growth, Industry Trend by Regions and Top Key Players (Blue Frog Robotics, Pal Robotics, Savioke, Softbank Robotics, Vstone) | forecast by 2023  openPR

BusinessIndustryReports have new report on “Global Glass Fiber Market 2019-2023”. The report provides the newest industry data and industry future trends.


Tue, 19 Mar 2019 14:35:00 GMT
'Minority Report' gets real as Japan startup develops AI cameras to spot shoplifters before they steal - The Japan Times
'Minority Report' gets real as Japan startup develops AI cameras to spot shoplifters before they steal  The Japan Times

It's watching, and knows a crime is about to take place before it happens. Vaak, a Japanese startup, has developed artificial intelligence software that hu.


Tue, 05 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
SoftBank finds a week is a long time in social media terms - The Japan Times
SoftBank finds a week is a long time in social media terms  The Japan Times

It's fair to say that commercial enterprises have sometimes struggled to co-exist with social media. Attempts by brands to connect with a meme-savvy young.


Sat, 15 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Japan’s SoftBank invests in US office space-sharing WeWork - The Seattle Times
Japan’s SoftBank invests in US office space-sharing WeWork  The Seattle Times

TOKYO (AP) — American office space-sharing company WeWork has obtained $3 billion in funding from Japanese technology conglomerate SoftBank Group ...


Wed, 14 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
SoftBank to launch mobile payments service in Japan with India's Paytm - Reuters
SoftBank to launch mobile payments service in Japan with India's Paytm  Reuters

SoftBank Group Corp said on Friday it will team up with India's Paytm to launch a digital payments *service* in Japan.


Thu, 26 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Taxi-Hailing Apps Take Root in Japan as SoftBank, Didi Join Fray - Bloomberg
Taxi-Hailing Apps Take Root in Japan as SoftBank, Didi Join Fray  Bloomberg

Using an app to order up a car ride isn't common in Japan, even though ride-hailing has spread across the globe. That's partly because finding a taxi usually ...


Wed, 18 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Japan's SoftBank to lead $700 million funding in U.S. startup Katerra: The Information - Reuters
Japan's SoftBank to lead $700 million funding in U.S. startup Katerra: The Information  Reuters

Japan's SoftBank Corp <9984.T> plans to lead another investment round in Katerra that would value the California-based construction company at more than $4 ...


Mon, 14 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Softbank IPO: A guide to the Japanese tech giant - BBC News
Softbank IPO: A guide to the Japanese tech giant  BBC News

The firm is planning a $21bn IPO of its mobile unit that could fund a *fresh* wave of tech investments.


Tue, 13 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Dramatic Series ride for SoftBank - The Japan Times
Dramatic Series ride for SoftBank  The Japan Times

The Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks wrapped up the Japan Series against the Hiroshima Carp on Saturday at Mazda Stadium, achieving back-to-back NPB ...


Sun, 04 Nov 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Softbank Outage "A New Disaster" - NHK NEWSLINE - News - NHK WORLD
Softbank Outage "A New Disaster" - NHK NEWSLINE - News  NHK WORLD

Millions of cell phone users were mired in chaos when services of Japanese major telecom provider Softbank were disrupted on December 6th. "It's a new kind ...


Mon, 10 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Tokyo stocks advance - Business Recorder
Tokyo stocks advance  Business Recorder

Tokyo stocks closed higher on Monday thanks to optimism over US-China trade talks, with investors eyeing the US Federal Reserve's meeting later this week.


Tue, 19 Mar 2019 02:31:33 GMT
SoftBank to invest $2 billion in Coupang, S. Korea's largest online retailer - The Japan Times
SoftBank to invest $2 billion in Coupang, S. Korea's largest online retailer  The Japan Times

SoftBank Group Corp.'s Vision Fund will invest $2 billion in South Korea's Coupang, giving the e-commerce giant funds to accelerate development of new.


Thu, 22 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son won't speak at Saudi investment conference: source - The Japan Times
SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son won't speak at Saudi investment conference: source  The Japan Times

SoftBank Group Corp Chief Executive Masayoshi Son, whose $93 billion Vision Fund drew nearly half its money from Saudi Arabia, canceled a speaking ...


Tue, 23 Oct 2018 07:00:00 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
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 20:09:42 GMT
NEC to Build Submarine Cable System for Okinawa Cellular Telephone Company - SYS-CON Media
NEC to Build Submarine Cable System for Okinawa Cellular Telephone Company  SYS-CON Media

Contributing to securing backup lines in the event of a disaster -. TOKYO, Feb 19, 2019 - (JCN Newswire) - NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) announced today that ...


Tue, 19 Feb 2019 01:20:12 GMT
NEC to build submarine cable connecting Japan prefectures - DataCenterNews Asia
NEC to build submarine cable connecting Japan prefectures  DataCenterNews Asia

NEC Corporation announced that it has been awarded a major new submarine cable contract. Data centre, Submarine Cable Projects, Subsea Cables, Subsea ...


Tue, 19 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
NEC to build cable system linking Okinawa and Kagoshima - iTWire
NEC to build cable system linking Okinawa and Kagoshima  iTWire

Network integration company NEC Corporation will build an optical submarine cable system connecting Japan's Okinawa Prefecture and Kagoshima Prefectur...


Wed, 20 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
NEC says Japanese overseas development fund invests in Danish company KMD - Telecompaper
NEC says Japanese overseas development fund invests in Danish company KMD  Telecompaper

NEC has announced the completion of its acquisition of KMD Holding, parent of Danish IT company KMD, making it an NEC subsidiary from 21 February.


Thu, 28 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Machine learning tracks moving cells - Phys.Org
Machine learning tracks moving cells  Phys.Org

Both developing babies and elderly adults share a common characteristic: the many cells making up their bodies are always on the move. As we humans ...


Wed, 13 Mar 2019 13:51:45 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
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
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
February 2019: Nutrition research highlights - Medical News Today
February 2019: Nutrition research highlights  Medical News Today

In this Spotlight feature, we give you an overview of some of the most remarkable nutrition-related research published in February 2019.


Fri, 01 Mar 2019 08:00:00 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
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
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
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
Samsung and KDDI showcase the potential of 5G with an advanced live stream demo - SamMobile
Samsung and KDDI showcase the potential of 5G with an advanced live stream demo  SamMobile

Samsung has been aggressively working with many carriers around the world to roll out 5G services in the near future. The collaboration involves, among many ...


Wed, 27 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
WATCH: Brevard Sheriff's Office Award Ceremony Highlights Heroic, Inspiring Acts of Valor | - SpaceCoastDaily.com
WATCH: Brevard Sheriff's Office Award Ceremony Highlights Heroic, Inspiring Acts of Valor |  SpaceCoastDaily.com

Sheriff Wayne Ivey and his Command Staff hosted the annual Brevard County Sheriff's Office Awards Ceremony on Friday evening at the Church of Viera.


Sat, 09 Mar 2019 20:25:42 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
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
Swallows pounce on Dragons for third consecutive victory - The Japan Times
Swallows pounce on Dragons for third consecutive victory  The Japan Times

Norichika Aoki's big night at the plate led the Tokyo Yakult Swallows to their third straight win, a 7-2 Central League victory over the Chunichi Dragons on ...


Wed, 27 Jun 2018 07:00:00 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Illinois Marine Killed In Midair Collision In Japan - Patch.com
Illinois Marine Killed In Midair Collision In Japan  Patch.com

Illinois Marine Killed In Midair Collision - Peoria, IL - U.S., Japanese and Australian forces combed over 35000 square miles of ocean for the Marines before ...


Wed, 12 Dec 2018 08:00:00 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
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
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
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
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
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
Computer logic meets cell biology: h?ow cell science is getting an upgrade - Nature.com
Computer logic meets cell biology: h?ow cell science is getting an upgrade  Nature.com

When Yvonne Chen published the first paper on a particular immune cell engineered to target either of two protein fragments on a cancer cell, several ...


Wed, 05 Dec 2018 08:00:00 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
?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
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
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
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
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
Play Ball! Spring training returns to Okinawa | Stripes Okinawa - Stripes Okinawa
Play Ball! Spring training returns to Okinawa | Stripes Okinawa  Stripes Okinawa

Compared to that of Major League Baseball, spring training in Japan comes a bit earlier and with a lot of hype on Okinawa. Last week, all 12 Nippon ...


Mon, 06 Feb 2017 08:00:00 GMT
Why the Japanese live so long... and how you can too - Body and Soul
Why the Japanese live so long... and how you can too  Body and Soul

What causes one country to have so many more centenarians than most? David Smiedt reveals some of Japan's secrets to staying healthy and living longer.


Fri, 17 Jun 2016 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Full Roster Announced for Japan All-Star Series 2014 - MLB.com
Full Roster Announced for Japan All-Star Series 2014  MLB.com

Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association today announced the full squad of players who have been named to the MLB ...


Fri, 30 Mar 2018 02:30:22 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
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
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
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
Some baby monitors cause problems in Japan - Stars and Stripes
Some baby monitors cause problems in Japan  Stars and Stripes

CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa — Warning: Your baby monitor could knock your neighbors off their cellular phone grids and ground aircraft.


Fri, 18 Sep 2009 07:00:00 GMT
Why Japan's Longest-Lived Women Hold the Key to Better Health - Huffington Post
Why Japan's Longest-Lived Women Hold the Key to Better Health  Huffington Post

Excerpted from The Blue Zones Solution by Dan Buettner, publishing April 7 th , 2015.


Tue, 07 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT
What are the best teas for health? - Medical News Today
What are the best teas for health?  Medical News Today

Do you enjoy tea for its flavor or the soothing feeling brought by holding a steaming cup? In this Spotlight, we tell you which brews are best for health.


Fri, 16 Mar 2018 07:00:00 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
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
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
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
Biological ballet: Imaging technique reveals complex protein movements in cell membrane - EurekAlert
Biological ballet: Imaging technique reveals complex protein movements in cell membrane  EurekAlert

OIST researchers developed a new imaging technique for observing individual protein molecules for a long time, providing new insights into how cells move.


Mon, 02 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Cell-to-Cell Measles Virus Spread between Human Neurons Is Dependent on Hemagglutinin and Hyperfusogenic Fusion Protein - Journal of Virology
Cell-to-Cell Measles Virus Spread between Human Neurons Is Dependent on Hemagglutinin and Hyperfusogenic Fusion Protein  Journal of Virology

Measles virus (MV) usually causes acute infection but in rare cases persists in the brain, resulting in subacute sclerosing panencephalitis (SSPE). Since human ...


Thu, 30 Aug 2018 07:18:26 GMT
Uchinanchu Festival Closing Ceremony saw 15395 enthusiastically carry on Okinawa's spirit - Ryukyushimpo
Uchinanchu Festival Closing Ceremony saw 15395 enthusiastically carry on Okinawa's spirit  Ryukyushimpo

October 31, 2016 Ryukyu Shimpo. On October 30, the Closing Ceremony and Grand Finale of the 6th Worldwide Uchinanchu Festival were held at Okinawa ...


Fri, 04 Nov 2016 07:00:00 GMT
A cure for Alzheimer's? Yes, a cure for Alzheimer's! - ScienceBlog.com
A cure for Alzheimer's? Yes, a cure for Alzheimer's!  ScienceBlog.com

This is the most important column I've ever written. The message is quite complex–dozens of new health parameters to test for and to optimize, all of them ...


Sun, 14 Oct 2018 07:00:00 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
Maeda handcuffs MLB stars as Samurai Japan wins Game 1 - The Japan Times
Maeda handcuffs MLB stars as Samurai Japan wins Game 1  The Japan Times

Hiroshima Carp ace Kenta Maeda pitched five shutout innings to lead Samurai Japan in a 2-0 victory over a group of visiting major league stars in Game 1 of.


Wed, 12 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT
New non-photosynthesizing plant species discovered on Ishigaki island, Japan - EurekAlert
New non-photosynthesizing plant species discovered on Ishigaki island, Japan  EurekAlert

A new species of non-photosynthesizing parasitic plant has been discovered on the subtropical island of Ishigaki in Okinawa, Japan and named Sciaphila ...


Mon, 24 Jul 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Kuroda helps power surging Carp to 11th straight victory - The Japan Times
Kuroda helps power surging Carp to 11th straight victory  The Japan Times

Hiroki Kuroda held the Tokyo Yakult Swallows to a run in seven innings and also hit a three-run double as the Central League-leading Hiroshima Carp won 8-1.


Wed, 29 Jun 2016 07:00:00 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
New discoveries into the effects of fasting on metabolism and aging - New Atlas
New discoveries into the effects of fasting on metabolism and aging  New Atlas

A compelling new study by a team of Japanese researchers has offered an incredibly thorough examination into the metabolic alterations that occur in human ...


Thu, 31 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Au Smart Pass Hits 10M Paid Subscribers - Wireless Watch Japan
Au Smart Pass Hits 10M Paid Subscribers  Wireless Watch Japan

au Smart Pass hits 10M subscribers, at $3.50 per month, approx. 30% of user base in 2yrs since launch http://bit.ly/1mMw0Vd · Machine Translation KDDI ...


Tue, 18 Mar 2014 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
Pirates coach Momose making most of skills - The Japan Times
Pirates coach Momose making most of skills  The Japan Times

He is Japanese, trilingual and works for a major league baseball team. Kiyoshi Momose was the strength and conditioning coach for the visiting Major League.


Sat, 06 Dec 2014 08:00:00 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
Live Longer With Hara Hachi Bu! - BW Businessworld
Live Longer With Hara Hachi Bu!  BW Businessworld

Mansi Chaudhary - To live till 100, hale and hearty, stop at 80 per cent, , healthcare, wellness, food.


Fri, 31 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Hot spot: Is Tokyo finally going wireless? - The Japan Times
Hot spot: Is Tokyo finally going wireless?  The Japan Times

Wi-Fi is exploding in the capital thanks to an influx of tourism and the 2020 Games.


Sat, 09 Jul 2016 07:00:00 GMT
How spies can use your cellphone to find you — and eavesdrop on your calls and texts, too - Stars and Stripes
How spies can use your cellphone to find you — and eavesdrop on your calls and texts, too  Stars and Stripes

Surveillance systems that track the locations of cellphone users and spy on their calls, texts and data streams are being turned against Americans as they roam ...


Thu, 31 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Mattis won't ban cellphones from Pentagon; use in secure areas remains restricted - Stars and Stripes
Mattis won't ban cellphones from Pentagon; use in secure areas remains restricted  Stars and Stripes

The new guidance follows a months-long review ordered in January by Defense Secretary Jim Mattis to probe the use of personal communications devices ...


Tue, 22 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Albert Salter Jr., 92 - Herald-Mail Media
Albert Salter Jr., 92  Herald-Mail Media

Albert Salter, Jr., 92 Albert G. Salter, a retired advertising executive and writer, died on Monday, October 15, 2018 at Coffman Nursing Home in Hagerstown, MD, ...


Wed, 17 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Bye-bye Okinawa - The Hawaii Herald
Bye-bye Okinawa  The Hawaii Herald

Louis Wai. Hawai'i Herald Columnist. When I was preparing to leave Hawai'i for Okinawa almost six years ago, I remember walking in downtown Honolulu, ...


Wed, 11 May 2016 07:00:00 GMT
Not all carbs are bad: Study shows high-carb diets can promote healthy brain aging - New Atlas
Not all carbs are bad: Study shows high-carb diets can promote healthy brain aging  New Atlas

From low-carb/high-fat diets to more restrictive ketogenic regimes, it seems the growing consensus has become “carbs are bad.” However, a new study from the ...


Wed, 21 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Longevity insights from demographic, phenotypic and genetic studies - Medical Xpress
Longevity insights from demographic, phenotypic and genetic studies  Medical Xpress

Understanding the demographic, phenotypic and genetic features associated with ageing has been the subject of many studies worldwide. Japan offers a ...


Fri, 12 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Huawei executive fights for release in Canada bail hearing that will continue into third day - Stars and Stripes
Huawei executive fights for release in Canada bail hearing that will continue into third day  Stars and Stripes

Before a packed courtroom in Vancouver, British Columbia, lawyers for Meng Wanzhou, Huawei Technologies' chief financial officer and daughter of the ...


Mon, 10 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Navigating when the cell phone is not working - Stars and Stripes
Navigating when the cell phone is not working  Stars and Stripes

Navigation on the fly is one of the most popular uses for smartphones these days. It's fast, accurate and provides points of interest along the way. So you've ...


Wed, 16 Sep 2015 07:00:00 GMT
The pros and cons of mentoring by Skype - Nature.com
The pros and cons of mentoring by Skype  Nature.com

Two researchers describe how they successfully manage a mentoring arrangement in which face-to-face meetings are rare.


Mon, 23 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Remembering a hero: Dave Schreiner's death, 70 years later - University of Wisconsin Badgers
Remembering a hero: Dave Schreiner's death, 70 years later  University of Wisconsin Badgers

Virtually every member of the Badgers' 1942 football team was in the military within a few months of the season-ending victory over Minnesota.


Sun, 21 Jun 2015 07:00:00 GMT
Under the radar: Life is low-tech at Army missile defense base in the Pacific - Stars and Stripes
Under the radar: Life is low-tech at Army missile defense base in the Pacific  Stars and Stripes

KWAJALEIN, Marshall Islands — Vernon Adcock sipped a beer at Kwajalein Island's golf club on a recent afternoon. The avid golfer volunteers to maintain a ...


Sun, 12 Mar 2017 08:00:00 GMT
Vice chronicles Okinawa's illegal street racing scene - Autoblog - Autoblog
Vice chronicles Okinawa's illegal street racing scene - Autoblog  Autoblog

Vice takes a look at the street racing culture of Okinawa, Japan, and profiles a used car dealer with a 1000-horsepower Toyota Aristo in its latest video.


Mon, 10 Mar 2014 07:00:00 GMT
35000 attend rally demanding construction stops at new US base - Ryukyushimpo
35000 attend rally demanding construction stops at new US base  Ryukyushimpo

May 18, 2015 Ryukyu Shimpo. A huge rally against the construction of a new U.S. base in Henoko in Nago, where the governments of Japan and the United ...


Mon, 18 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT
Learn from traditional diets - Mint
Learn from traditional diets  Mint

Indigenous diets are the healthiest: Some diet practices from around the world.


Tue, 29 Aug 2017 07:00:00 GMT
2016 Nobel Prize In Medicine Awarded To Yoshinori Ohsumi Of Japan - The Huffington Post
2016 Nobel Prize In Medicine Awarded To Yoshinori Ohsumi Of Japan  The Huffington Post

Yoshinori Ohsumi of Japan won the 2016 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine on Monday for his “discoveries of mechanisms for autophagy,” a fundamental ...


Mon, 03 Oct 2016 07:00:00 GMT
Global coral bleaching event might become new normal, expert warns - The Guardian
Global coral bleaching event might become new normal, expert warns  The Guardian

Exclusive: Bleaching may be standard by 2020s says leading reef researcher as new images show the damage to areas around Japanese islands of Okinawa.


Thu, 22 Sep 2016 07:00:00 GMT
Growing number of Americans are retiring outside the U.S. - PBS NewsHour
Growing number of Americans are retiring outside the U.S.  PBS NewsHour

Just under 400000 American retirees are now living abroad, according to the Social Security Administration.


Wed, 28 Dec 2016 08:00:00 GMT
DoCoMo's LTE is quick, but quickly disappoints - Computerworld
DoCoMo's LTE is quick, but quickly disappoints  Computerworld

NTT DoCoMo's LTE (Long-Term Evolution) data network, launched in three of Japan's biggest cities on Dec. 24, promises speeds of up to ten times those of ...


Thu, 28 Feb 2019 10:50:11 GMT
SoftBank finds a lofty solution for post-disaster wireless connectivity - Nikkei Asian Review
SoftBank finds a lofty solution for post-disaster wireless connectivity  Nikkei Asian Review

TOKYO After the massive earthquake that struck northeastern Japan on March 11, 2011, it took about a month and a half to revive the mobile communicati.


Thu, 26 May 2016 07:00:00 GMT
Small Towns Offer Clues to Life Expectancy Drop - WebMD
Small Towns Offer Clues to Life Expectancy Drop  WebMD

AU.S. life expectancy has gone down for the second year in a row, according to the CDC's annual report on 2016 deaths, and experts say a third year of decline ...


Thu, 01 Nov 2018 07:00:00 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
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
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
Japan's Fastest Wireless Network - Forbes
Japan's Fastest Wireless Network  Forbes

A Japanese telecom legend is making the biggest bet of his long career.


Thu, 06 Mar 2008 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
SoftBank buys eAccess to create global LTE band, eyes up Sprint and MetroPCS - ExtremeTech
SoftBank buys eAccess to create global LTE band, eyes up Sprint and MetroPCS  ExtremeTech

Early last week, SoftBank, owner of Japan's third largest mobile network operator, announced that it is in the process of acquiring eAccess. eAccess owns ...


Fri, 12 Oct 2012 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
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
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
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
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
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
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 16:19:04 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
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

Japanese mobile communications provider Willcom Inc said on Thursday it has filed for bankruptcy with 206 billion yen ($2.3 billion) in debt, a move that will ...


Thu, 18 Feb 2010 08:00:00 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
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
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
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
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," the same ...


Tue, 19 Nov 2013 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
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
E-Mobile: Russia's First Hybrid Car Coming in 2012 - The Green Optimistic
E-Mobile: Russia's First Hybrid Car Coming in 2012  The Green Optimistic

Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov, one of the richest people in the world, has presented this week the country's first hybrid vehicle that will be available on ...


Wed, 15 Dec 2010 08:00:00 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
At SoftBank, Web Investments Click - Wall Street Journal
At SoftBank, Web Investments Click  Wall Street Journal

SoftBank Corp.'s Internet investments are paying off in a sizable way just as its mobile carrier business is pushing into the U.S. market with a $21.6 billion ...


Thu, 05 Sep 2013 07:00:00 GMT
Luxman to release entry level PD-151 Turntable - StereoNET Australia
Luxman to release entry level PD-151 Turntable  StereoNET Australia

Luxman has announced it's new entry-level turntable named the PD-151 which will initially be released in Japan in November this year.


Mon, 29 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
The Money Is Gone: A Look At The Pump-And-Dump In Penny Stocks - Huffington Post
The Money Is Gone: A Look At The Pump-And-Dump In Penny Stocks  Huffington Post

This is part of a series published by The Intercept. You can read the full series, The Penny Stock Chronicles, at The Intercept. Follow The Intercept on Twitter and ...


Wed, 28 Sep 2016 07:00:00 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
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
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
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
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
6 Racist Commercials You Can't Watch Without Shaking Your Head - Huffington Post
6 Racist Commercials You Can't Watch Without Shaking Your Head  Huffington Post

We've all seen racist ads printed -- on posters, on magazine covers, and on buses -- but there's something especially irking about racist commercials.


Tue, 07 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMT
MILLENNIAL OPERA Comes to Sydney Fringe - Broadway World
MILLENNIAL OPERA Comes to Sydney Fringe  Broadway World

Millennial Opera is a brand new show written and produced by Allison Tyra, with music-dramaturgy and direction by Holly Champion. It features some of opera's ...


Sun, 02 Sep 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
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
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
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
Accuphase Releases Trio of New Models - StereoNET Australia
Accuphase Releases Trio of New Models  StereoNET Australia

Japan does have an audio equivalent of McIntosh and the brand is called, Accuphase. But chances are in Australia you won't readily find it in your local ...


Wed, 08 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
SoftBank Wins Tokyo LTE Speed Tests - Wireless Watch Japan
SoftBank Wins Tokyo LTE Speed Tests  Wireless Watch Japan

iPhone 5s download speeds avg. from 15 spots in Tokyo: DCM at 16M, AU hit 17.5 and SBM wins with 19Mbps http://bit.ly/HOKjHe.


Sun, 20 Oct 2013 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
Aroma Audio Twins and Early In-Ear Monitors Review - StereoNET Australia
Aroma Audio Twins and Early In-Ear Monitors Review  StereoNET Australia

Aroma Audio is a relatively new player in the audiophile headphone market from Japan. A subsidiary of TopWing Cybersound group, we take a closer look at its ...


Sat, 14 Jul 2018 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
Pioneer's UDP-LX500 Universal Disc Player will be available in September - StereoNET Australia
Pioneer's UDP-LX500 Universal Disc Player will be available in September  StereoNET Australia

Introducing the Pioneer UDP-LX500, the latest universal disc player that will play all your Blu-ray discs, including UHD Blu-ray, as well as CDs and SACDs.


Sun, 26 Aug 2018 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
DTS Play-Fi hands MartinLongan, Paradigm and Anthem components Alexa skills - StereoNET Australia
DTS Play-Fi hands MartinLongan, Paradigm and Anthem components Alexa skills  StereoNET Australia

DTS Play-Fi has further expanded its lineup of Works with Alexa certified products to include models from MartinLogan, Paradigm and Anthem.


Mon, 17 Dec 2018 08:00:00 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
The best speakers, turntables, headphones, and Hi-Fi gear from CES 2019 - StereoNET Australia
The best speakers, turntables, headphones, and Hi-Fi gear from CES 2019  StereoNET Australia

The sonic products that shone at the world's biggest tech show, CES 2019.


Mon, 14 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Agribank tackle account hack - Economy - Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports - Viet Nam News
Agribank tackle account hack - Economy - Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports  Viet Nam News

Three out of twelve account holders at the Vietnam Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Agribank) had been reimbursed in full yesterday, following a ...


Fri, 27 Apr 2018 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
The PS Vita's 3G Plans Could Raise Eyebrows in Japan - Kotaku
The PS Vita's 3G Plans Could Raise Eyebrows in Japan  Kotaku

This December, Sony is launching two PS Vitas. One model is the cheaper 3G model. The other is a 3G version.


Wed, 14 Sep 2011 07:00:00 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
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 ...


Fri, 23 Sep 2016 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
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
'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
Ay Opera: Yorkshire gets its own opera - BBC News
Ay Opera: Yorkshire gets its own opera  BBC News

As a new opera, specifically written for the Yorkshire accent, opens, we set singer Nicholas Sales the challenge of giving Verdi a Barnsley makeover.


Thu, 19 Oct 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Luxman L505uXII Integrated Amplifier Review - StereoNET Australia
Luxman L505uXII Integrated Amplifier Review  StereoNET Australia

Luxman's L505uXII is the Mark II version of the L-505uX Integrated Amplifier first released in 2011. Having owned a Luxman turntable in my youth, I was keen to ...


Mon, 26 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Orchestra conductors watch out - here's a robot who can do the job - Boing Boing
Orchestra conductors watch out - here's a robot who can do the job  Boing Boing

Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli has performed with some of music's greatest artists, but his latest collaboration requires a little more coding. YuMi, a dual-armed ...


Fri, 15 Sep 2017 07:00:00 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
Sieren's China: Too late to separate - DW (English)
Sieren's China: Too late to separate  DW (English)

Beijing is abolishing the joint-venture requirement for foreign carmakers. But the move comes too late for big German players, who are already too intertwined ...


Fri, 27 Apr 2018 07:00:00 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
Marantz SR8012 11.2 Channel AV Amplifier Review - StereoNET Australia
Marantz SR8012 11.2 Channel AV Amplifier Review  StereoNET Australia

12 months after Sound United's ownership of Denon and Marantz, good things are emerging. The latest product from the Marantz stable is the flagship SR8012 ...


Mon, 28 May 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
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
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
A Canadian’s first-person account of the Japan earthquake - Toronto Star
A Canadian’s first-person account of the Japan earthquake  Toronto Star

Canadian James Barringer, who lives and works in Tokyo, described the scene when the 8.9 earthquake struck, shortly before 3 p.m. Friday, local time: “I was in ...


Fri, 11 Mar 2011 08:00:00 GMT
BUSINESS NEWS IN BRIEF 23/11 - News VietNamNet - VietNamNet Bridge
BUSINESS NEWS IN BRIEF 23/11 - News VietNamNet  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
Robot conductor shares stage with Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli - euronews [English edition]
Robot conductor shares stage with Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli  euronews [English edition]

The musical machine made its opera debut at a charity concert in Pisa.


Wed, 13 Sep 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Malware Reaches Play Store as Google Wages War Against BankBot Trojan - BleepingComputer
Malware Reaches Play Store as Google Wages War Against BankBot Trojan  BleepingComputer

The BankBot Android banking trojan is giving Google engineers headaches, as this particular piece of malware has a knack for avoiding Google's security scans ...


Mon, 17 Apr 2017 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
Flip Chip Technologies Global Market 2019-2025: Samsung Electronics, ASE group, Intel, Amkor Technology - openPR
Flip Chip Technologies Global Market 2019-2025: Samsung Electronics, ASE group, Intel, Amkor Technology  openPR

Flip Chip Technologies Market 2019. This report studies the global Flip Chip Technologies market status and forecast, categorizes the global Flip Chip ...


Tue, 12 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Noise Cancelling Headphones vs Custom In Ear Monitors for Travelling - StereoNET Australia
Noise Cancelling Headphones vs Custom In Ear Monitors for Travelling  StereoNET Australia

Researching headphones online can be really tough. Once you find a pair of headphones that interests you, then it's time to dig through the reviews to determine ...


Mon, 21 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
How Alabama's Single Lock Records became a must-hear indie label - AL.com
How Alabama's Single Lock Records became a must-hear indie label  AL.com

Although music fans are more used to seeing John Paul White in a debonair black suit – at his concerts, the award shows or in that Taylor Swift music video ...


Wed, 13 Sep 2017 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
Accounting Software Market 2019 Global Analysis By Key Players – Intuit, Sage, SAP, Oracle(NetSuite), Microsoft, Infor , Epicor, Workday, Unit4, Xero, Yonyou - openPR
Accounting Software Market 2019 Global Analysis By Key Players – Intuit, Sage, SAP, Oracle(NetSuite), Microsoft, Infor , Epicor, Workday, Unit4, Xero, Yonyou  openPR

WiseGuyReports.Com Publish a New Market Research Report On –“ Accounting Software Market 2019 Global Analysis By Key Players – Intuit, Sage, SAP, ...


Wed, 13 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Sourcing Software Market 2019 Global Analysis By Key Players – Promena e-Sourcing Solutions, Market Dojo, DealCloud, Llamasoft, Winddle, 21Brains, Acquiire - openPR
Sourcing Software Market 2019 Global Analysis By Key Players – Promena e-Sourcing Solutions, Market Dojo, DealCloud, Llamasoft, Winddle, 21Brains, Acquiire  openPR

WiseGuyReports.Com Publish a New Market Research Report On –“ Sourcing Software Market 2019 Global Analysis By Key Players – Promena e-Sourcing ...


Wed, 13 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
BWW Review: Verdi Reigns at JUILLIARD-MET LINDEMANN Concert - Broadway World
BWW Review: Verdi Reigns at JUILLIARD-MET LINDEMANN Concert  Broadway World

When I first heard soprano Hyesang Park and tenor Kang Wang--two of the bright young singers featured in last weekend's Juilliard and the Met's Lindemann ...


Wed, 28 Feb 2018 08:00:00 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
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
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
Paolini: Planning the transition from WiMAX to LTE - the role of dual-mode devices - FierceWireless
Paolini: Planning the transition from WiMAX to LTE - the role of dual-mode devices  FierceWireless

Since Yota, the Russian WiMAX operator, announced a year ago its plans to move to FDD LTE to everybody's surprise, there have been many more ...


Thu, 02 Jun 2011 07:00:00 GMT
Radar Sensor Market 2019 Global Analysis By Key Players – Delphi Automotive LLP, Autoliv Inc., Robert Bosch GmbH, NXP Semiconductors NV, Continental AG - openPR
Radar Sensor Market 2019 Global Analysis By Key Players – Delphi Automotive LLP, Autoliv Inc., Robert Bosch GmbH, NXP Semiconductors NV, Continental AG  openPR

WiseGuyReports.Com Publish a New Market Research Report On –“ Radar Sensor Market 2019 Global Analysis By Key Players – Delphi Automotive LLP, ...


Mon, 11 Mar 2019 12:29:00 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
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? We've rounded up five great gifts this holiday season – with ideas fit for the whole family!


Tue, 05 Dec 2017 08:00:00 GMT
Employee Feedback Software 2019 Global Market Key Players – 15Five, Cultur, Amp, TinyPulse,Weekdone, Impraise, Achievers, Reflektive – Analysis and Forecast to 2024 - openPR
Employee Feedback Software 2019 Global Market Key Players – 15Five, Cultur, Amp, TinyPulse,Weekdone, Impraise, Achievers, Reflektive – Analysis and Forecast to 2024  openPR

WiseGuyRerports.com Presents “Global Employee Feedback Software Market 2019 by Company, Regions, Type and Application, Forecast to 2024” New ...


Wed, 13 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Digital Banking 2019 Global Market Key Players – Urban FT, Kony, Backbase Technisys, Infosys, Digiliti Money, Innofis, Mobilearth – Analysis and Forecast to 2024 - openPR
Digital Banking 2019 Global Market Key Players – Urban FT, Kony, Backbase Technisys, Infosys, Digiliti Money, Innofis, Mobilearth – Analysis and Forecast to 2024  openPR

WiseGuyRerports.com Presents “Global Digital Banking Market 2019 by Company, Regions, Type and Application, Forecast to 2024” New Document to its ...


Wed, 13 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Autonomous driving at the bus depot - Phys.Org
Autonomous driving at the bus depot  Phys.Org

Autonomous driving is an important element of new mobility concepts, not only in the private car sector. A study of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), KIT's ...


Thu, 12 Oct 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Data Protection and Recovery Solution Market 2019 Global Analysis By Key Players – IBM, Oracle, Hewlett Packard, Veeam Software, Commvault, McAfee - openPR
Data Protection and Recovery Solution Market 2019 Global Analysis By Key Players – IBM, Oracle, Hewlett Packard, Veeam Software, Commvault, McAfee  openPR

WiseGuyReports.Com Publish a New Market Research Report On –“ Data Protection and Recovery Solution Market 2019 Global Analysis By Key Players – IBM, ...


Wed, 13 Feb 2019 08:00:00 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
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
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
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
Allied Motion Technologies (AMOT) to pay $0.03 on Apr 10, 2019; KDDI ORDINARY SHARES (KDDIF) Shorts Increased By 76.51% - The Hi New Ulm
Allied Motion Technologies (AMOT) to pay $0.03 on Apr 10, 2019; KDDI ORDINARY SHARES (KDDIF) Shorts Increased By 76.51%  The Hi New Ulm

Allied Motion Technologies Inc (NASDAQ:AMOT) is expected to pay $0.03 on Apr 10, 2019. (NASDAQ:AMOT) shareholders before Mar 27, 2019 will receive the ...


Sun, 17 Mar 2019 10:18:28 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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'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
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
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
Weibo and KDDI point the way for Chinese tourists in Japan - Nikkei Asian Review
Weibo and KDDI point the way for Chinese tourists in Japan  Nikkei Asian Review

TOKYO -- Chinese social media giant Weibo has partnered with a subsidiary of Japanese telecom company KDDI to provide free information on tourist attr.


Mon, 09 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
KDDI Corp.'s (KDDIF) Management on Fiscal Q2 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - Seeking Alpha
KDDI Corp.'s (KDDIF) Management on Fiscal Q2 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript  Seeking Alpha

KDDI Corp. (OTCPK:KDDIF) Q2 2019 Results Earnings Conference Call November 1, 2018, 04:00 AM ET Executives Keita Horii - General Manager, Investor ...


Sun, 04 Nov 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
KDDI Brings Japanese Telecoms Technology & Know-how to Myanmar - AsiaOne
KDDI Brings Japanese Telecoms Technology & Know-how to Myanmar  AsiaOne

TOKYO, Jul 5, 2018 - (ACN Newswire) - KDDI CORPORATION is implementing telecoms business operations in Myanmar, together with Sumitomo Corporation ...


Wed, 04 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
KDDI Chooses Sigma Design's Z-Wave Technology for Japan's First Smart Home Service - GlobeNewswire
KDDI Chooses Sigma Design's Z-Wave Technology for Japan's First Smart Home Service  GlobeNewswire

FREMONT, Calif., June 22, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sigma Designs® (NASDAQ:SIGM), a leading provider of intelligent system-on-chip (SoC) solutions for ...


Thu, 22 Jun 2017 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
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
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
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
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
Big 3 mobile carriers to take on Line with new messaging app:The Asahi Shimbun - Asahi Shimbun
Big 3 mobile carriers to take on Line with new messaging app:The Asahi Shimbun  Asahi Shimbun

Japan's big three mobile carriers are to team up for a new messaging *service*, due for release on May 9, to compete with the hugely popular Line app.


Wed, 11 Apr 2018 07:00:00 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
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
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
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
Japanese cellcos to sink USD46bn into delivering nationwide 5G coverage in 2023 - TeleGeography
Japanese cellcos to sink USD46bn into delivering nationwide 5G coverage in 2023  TeleGeography

Japan. Nikkei Asia Review writes that Japan's incumbent mobile network operators (MNOs) – NTT DOCOMO, SoftBank and KDDI (au) – intend to invest a ...


Wed, 07 Jun 2017 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
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 09:04:14 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
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
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
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
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 15:40:27 GMT
Hardware suppliers salivate over Japan's rich 5G telecom market - Nikkei Asian Review
Hardware suppliers salivate over Japan's rich 5G telecom market  Nikkei Asian Review

TOKYO -- China's Huawei Technologies and South Korea's Samsung Electronics are emerging as strong contenders in the battle for 5G equipment deals with.


Sat, 11 Nov 2017 08:00:00 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
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
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
KDDI's broadband deal seeks clout with households - Nikkei Asian Review
KDDI's broadband deal seeks clout with households  Nikkei Asian Review

TOKYO -- KDDI's takeover of broadband company Biglobe is about more than increasing its share of the Japanese market for fiber-optic internet connecti.


Fri, 09 Dec 2016 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
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
naoto fukasawa designs INFOBAR A03 smartphone for au by KDDI - Designboom
naoto fukasawa designs INFOBAR A03 smartphone for au by KDDI  Designboom

the au by KDDI 'INFOBAR A03' smartphone, created by japanese product designer, naoto fukasawa, includes tricolored, simple usability, touch sensor keys.


Tue, 20 Jan 2015 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
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
SoftBank buys eAccess to create global LTE band, eyes up Sprint and MetroPCS - ExtremeTech
SoftBank buys eAccess to create global LTE band, eyes up Sprint and MetroPCS  ExtremeTech

Early last week, SoftBank, owner of Japan's third largest mobile network operator, announced that it is in the process of acquiring eAccess. eAccess owns ...


Fri, 12 Oct 2012 07:00:00 GMT
Japan's Rakuten Inc launches cheap smartphone service - Reuters UK
Japan's Rakuten Inc launches cheap smartphone service  Reuters UK

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten Inc said it will offer a cut-rate smartphone *service* for about a third of the monthly fees charged by the ...


Tue, 28 Oct 2014 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
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
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
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
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
Why the Xperia Z4 makes perfect sense… for Japan - Android Authority
Why the Xperia Z4 makes perfect sense… for Japan  Android Authority

The Xperia Z4 is just hours "old" and already has much backlash. Let's take a look at why the product actually makes sense for the market it's intended for.


Mon, 20 Apr 2015 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
With 5G coming, your neighborhood could get 10Gbps cable broadband - VentureBeat
With 5G coming, your neighborhood could get 10Gbps cable broadband  VentureBeat

The imminent arrival of 5G wireless with “true mobile broadband” speeds is forcing wired broadband companies to respond, and their next step may be dramatic: ...


Mon, 12 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT
How to Pay Your Phone Bill in Japan - A Step by Step Photo Guide - TechnoBuffalo
How to Pay Your Phone Bill in Japan - A Step by Step Photo Guide  TechnoBuffalo

Ah, the joys of paying a phone bill. You come home from work one day to find that envelope waiting to drag a nice chunk of your hard earned money from your ...


Sun, 02 Feb 2014 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
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
KDDI unveils HTC J Butterfly (HTL21), the first phone with 5-inch 1080p display - Engadget
KDDI unveils HTC J Butterfly (HTL21), the first phone with 5-inch 1080p display  Engadget

We've been hearing about a certain 5-inch HTC phablet for Verizon since July, but it looks like its Japanese counterpart may actually hit the market first. Un...


Wed, 17 Oct 2012 07:00:00 GMT

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