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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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Docomo adds popular Japanese textbook to Japanese-language training app - Japan Today
Docomo adds popular Japanese textbook to Japanese-language training app  Japan Today

NTT Docomo Inc and 3A Corp have announced that a newly digitized version of 3A's Minna no Nihongo, one of the most widely used textbooks for Japanese ...


Fri, 19 Jul 2019 20:55:00 GMT
NTT Docomo backs Japan payment project - Mobile World Live
NTT Docomo backs Japan payment project  Mobile World Live

Operator NTT Docomo joined Mobile Payment Alliance (MPA), an organisation set-up by app company Line and e-commerce giant Mercari to promote use of ...


Mon, 01 Jul 2019 12:46:53 GMT
Need Some Privacy? Just Get in the Car - Bloomberg
Need Some Privacy? Just Get in the Car  Bloomberg

Station wagons and impractical convertibles are being pushed out of the global auto market, but ever-popular SUVs might not end up meeting passengers' ...


Sun, 21 Jul 2019 22:36:00 GMT
Torch relay aims to better connect people - The Japan Times
Torch relay aims to better connect people  The Japan Times

As a company involved in the torch relay for the upcoming Tokyo Olympics, NTT Corp. hopes to involve a wide variety of people who contribute to their regional ...


Sun, 21 Jul 2019 11:50:00 GMT
The week ahead for July 22 to July 28 - The Japan Times
The week ahead for July 22 to July 28  The Japan Times

Monday Government to hold the first meeting to certify people who underwent forced sterilization under now-defunct 1948 eugenics law. Certified surviving v.


Sun, 21 Jul 2019 05:38:00 GMT
Japan is increasingly renting cars for everything except driving - The Next Web
Japan is increasingly renting cars for everything except driving  The Next Web

Many people in Japan who rent cars through vehicle-sharing services don't drive them at all - instead, they use them for naps, chats, and meals.


Mon, 08 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Japan's telecom giant to redevelop 8500 idle properties nationwide - Nikkei Asian Review
Japan's telecom giant to redevelop 8500 idle properties nationwide  Nikkei Asian Review

TOKYO -- Nippon Telegraph and Telephone will tap into its idle real estate assets nationwide in an effort to break its dependence on its mobile phone unit, NTT ...


Fri, 12 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Asleep at the wheel: Japanese rental cars used for anything but driving - The Guardian
Asleep at the wheel: Japanese rental cars used for anything but driving  The Guardian

Surveys shed light on unusual habits of drivers who return cars with zero mileage on clock.


Mon, 15 Jul 2019 10:33:00 GMT
Galaxy S10+ Olympic Games Edition with free Buds launches in Japan on July 24 - SamMobile
Galaxy S10+ Olympic Games Edition with free Buds launches in Japan on July 24  SamMobile

NTT DoCoMo will launch the Galaxy S10+ Olympic Games Edition on July 24 in Japan. Only 10000 units will be sold for $1062 each - Galaxy Buds included.


Tue, 24 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Dimension Data, NTT Communication, and NTT Security bundled into NTT Ltd - ZDNet
Dimension Data, NTT Communication, and NTT Security bundled into NTT Ltd  ZDNet

Japanese telco giant NTT has created a new technology services arm, dubbed NTT Ltd, made up of its Dimension Data, NTT Communication, and NTT Security ...


Mon, 01 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Major Japan mobile carriers accelerating moves to share 5G base stations - The Mainichi
Major Japan mobile carriers accelerating moves to share 5G base stations  The Mainichi

TOKYO -- Major Japanese mobile phone carriers are accelerating moves to share 5G mobile network base stations, industry sources said.


Sun, 07 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Tokyo Games to showcase cutting-edge technologies - The Japan News
Tokyo Games to showcase cutting-edge technologies  The Japan News

One of the core concepts of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics is the utilization of the most advanced technologies in the world. The events will provide a ...


Sat, 29 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
NTT Docomo joins Mobile Payment Alliance - Telecompaper
NTT Docomo joins Mobile Payment Alliance  Telecompaper

Line Pay, Merpay, and Japanese operator NTT Docomo have signed a letter of intent for a business alliance to expand availability of cashless transactions.


Mon, 01 Jul 2019 09:13:00 GMT
Govt. to provide funds to help develop 5G network - NHK WORLD
Govt. to provide funds to help develop 5G network  NHK WORLD

The Japanese government will provide subsidies to the nation's four telecom companies to build next-generation 5G mobile networks across the country.


Tue, 25 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
KDDI, SoftBank to jointly deploy 5G infrastructure in rural Japan - RCR Wireless News
KDDI, SoftBank to jointly deploy 5G infrastructure in rural Japan  RCR Wireless News

Japanese operators KDDI and SoftBank have reached an agreement for the shared use of their base station assets to jointly promote the rapid deployment of 5G ...


Fri, 05 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Samsung's Lee travels to Japan amid trade tensions - UPI News
Samsung's Lee travels to Japan amid trade tensions  UPI News

The vice chairman of South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics is traveling to Japan as trade tensions escalate between the two countries.


Sun, 07 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Growing number of car-sharing users don't rent cars for driving:The Asahi Shimbun - Asahi Shimbun
Growing number of car-sharing users don't rent cars for driving:The Asahi Shimbun  Asahi Shimbun

Car-sharing *service* operator Orix Auto Corp. couldn't figure out what certain customers were doing w.


Thu, 04 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
NTT Docomo celebrates 15th anniversary of world's first mobile payment service - NFC World
NTT Docomo celebrates 15th anniversary of world's first mobile payment service  NFC World

NTT Docomo celebrates Osaifu Keitai 15th anniversary — Ata Distance — “It all started today, July 1, 2004, when NTT Docomo launched the iMode FeliCa ...


Mon, 01 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Japan's carriers offer disaster message services - NHK WORLD
Japan's carriers offer disaster message services  NHK WORLD

Japan's carriers are now offering users a function to register and check whether a person is safe at a time when continued heavy rain is hitting Kyushu in ...


Tue, 02 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
NTT DOCOMO to Join Mobile Payment Alliance (MoPA) of Merchant Stores Established by LINE Pay and Merpay - IT Business Net
NTT DOCOMO to Join Mobile Payment Alliance (MoPA) of Merchant Stores Established by LINE Pay and Merpay  IT Business Net

TOKYO, Jul 4, 2019 - (JCN Newswire) - LINE Pay Corporation, Merpay Inc. and NTT DOCOMO, INC. have signed a letter of intent for a business alliance to ...


Thu, 04 Jul 2019 03:11:47 GMT
Japanese car-sharing service members are renting cars ? but not for driving - Autoblog - Autoblog
Japanese car-sharing service members are renting cars ? but not for driving - Autoblog  Autoblog

Japan's car-sharing services say some customers use the vehicles, not to drive, but for napping, as office space, and as a storage place for belongings.


Thu, 11 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Japan's June core inflation seen near two-year low, exports slip - Yahoo Finance
Japan's June core inflation seen near two-year low, exports slip  Yahoo Finance

Japan's core consumer inflation in June likely slowed to its weakest in nearly two years and exports fell for a seventh straight month, a Reuters poll showed, ...


Fri, 12 Jul 2019 08:05:00 GMT
DOCOMO PACIFIC to launch tech that allows high-definition phone calls - The Guam Daily Post
DOCOMO PACIFIC to launch tech that allows high-definition phone calls  The Guam Daily Post

DOCOMO PACIFIC is preparing to launch a new *service* that offers high-definition phone calls through the Voice over Long-Term Evolution, or VoLTE, ...


Fri, 28 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Smartphone Apps Market Value Strategic Analysis | Key Players Microsoft, NTT DoCoMo, Handmark - Market News Reports
Smartphone Apps Market Value Strategic Analysis | Key Players Microsoft, NTT DoCoMo, Handmark  Market News Reports

HTF MI released a new market study on Global Smartphone Apps Market with 100+ market data Tables, Pie Chat, Graphs & Figures spread through Pages and ...


Fri, 19 Jul 2019 13:43:55 GMT
Cinematically big in Japan: Where film crews lead, fans soon follow - The Japan Times
Cinematically big in Japan: Where film crews lead, fans soon follow  The Japan Times

A visit to a film location can add some movie magic to your Japan travels.


Fri, 19 Jul 2019 14:09:00 GMT
Mercari faces $110m loss after failing to spark joy in US - Nikkei Asian Review
Mercari faces $110m loss after failing to spark joy in US  Nikkei Asian Review

TOKYO -- Not even the popularity of de-cluttering guru Marie Kondo could tidy up the financial mess at Japanese online flea market Mercari, whose.


Thu, 18 Jul 2019 20:27:00 GMT
DOCOMO Testing Drone-based Inspection Service in Taiwan with FET's Support - AsiaOne
DOCOMO Testing Drone-based Inspection Service in Taiwan with FET's Support  AsiaOne

Will confirm effectiveness in reducing inspection time and raising safety. TOKYO, Jul 11, 2019 - (JCN Newswire) - NTT DOCOMO, INC has announced that ...


Thu, 11 Jul 2019 06:08:00 GMT
Naps, TV, karaoke: what Japanese drivers are really doing in rental cars - South China Morning Post
Naps, TV, karaoke: what Japanese drivers are really doing in rental cars  South China Morning Post

As many as one in eight are not using vehicles for motoring purposes, industry surveys show.


Mon, 15 Jul 2019 21:04:33 GMT
Why are people in Japan renting cars but not driving them anywhere? - Digital Trends
Why are people in Japan renting cars but not driving them anywhere?  Digital Trends

Car-sharing services are becoming increasingly popular in Japan, but it has emerged that some people who rent the vehicles don't actually drive them ...


Mon, 08 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
SoftBank, KDDI to team up on 5G wireless network installation - The Mainichi
SoftBank, KDDI to team up on 5G wireless network installation  The Mainichi

TOKYO (Kyodo) -- Major mobile phone *service* operators SoftBank Corp. and KDDI Corp. said Wednesday they will team up on wireless networks for their 5G.


Wed, 03 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Docomo to allow female shop staff to ditch heels for sneakers:The Asahi Shimbun - Asahi Shimbun
Docomo to allow female shop staff to ditch heels for sneakers:The Asahi Shimbun  Asahi Shimbun

Mobile carrier NTT Docomo Inc. will allow all sales staff at its "Docomo Shop" to wear sneakers as part of efforts to create a more pleasant work environment and ...


Wed, 10 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
The secrets our smartphones divulge - Financial Times
The secrets our smartphones divulge  Financial Times

Smartphones, as everyone knows, are pathological collectors of user information: they cannot help doing so and some of the effects are pretty sinister.


Wed, 17 Jul 2019 04:01:18 GMT
Will Naver, Kakao fall victim to Korea-Japan trade row? - Korea Times
Will Naver, Kakao fall victim to Korea-Japan trade row?  Korea Times

Naver and Kakao are facing the growing possibility of falling victim to trade tensions between Seoul and Tokyo at a time when the two IT giants are expanding ...


Tue, 09 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
People in Japan Are Renting Cars to Charge Phones, Nap and Practise Rapping - VICE
People in Japan Are Renting Cars to Charge Phones, Nap and Practise Rapping  VICE

A couple of Japanese car-sharing services realised something weird lately: that their customers were renting cars but clocking in unusually low miles.


Mon, 08 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
NTT DOCOMO Joins Mobile Payment Alliance on Cashless Transactions - Mobile ID World
NTT DOCOMO Joins Mobile Payment Alliance on Cashless Transactions  Mobile ID World

NTT DOCOMO is joining forces with the LINE Pay Corporation and Merpay, Inc. in an effort to promote cashless transactions and mobile payments in Japan.


Thu, 04 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Japanese car rental firms discover new trend of renting vehicles for a nap or quiet lunch - The Telegraph
Japanese car rental firms discover new trend of renting vehicles for a nap or quiet lunch  The Telegraph

Perplexed as to why many of their rental cars were not racking up any mileage, Japanese rental firms were taken aback to discover that many of their customers ...


Thu, 04 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Cars Are Becoming Unlikely Sanctuaries For A Generation Of Japanese Workers - GQ Australia
Cars Are Becoming Unlikely Sanctuaries For A Generation Of Japanese Workers  GQ Australia

The fact that Japanese car renters have been returning their rides without driving them shows us cars are much more to us than a way to get from Point A to Point ...


Tue, 16 Jul 2019 07:19:10 GMT
The strange history of emojis and how they conquered the world - Telegraph.co.uk
The strange history of emojis and how they conquered the world  Telegraph.co.uk

Whether you're feeling happy, sad, flirty or angry, there is guaranteed to be an emoji to express your mood. These tiny symbols have become the fastest growing ...


Wed, 17 Jul 2019 14:37:00 GMT
Recycling project for 2020 Games medals achieves goal - The Japan Times
Recycling project for 2020 Games medals achieves goal  The Japan Times

The recycled metal needed to produce next summer's 5000 Olympic and Paralympic medals has been collected and refined, the Tokyo Games organizing ...


Wed, 10 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
E-SIM Card Market Dynamics, Forecast, Analysis and Supply Demand 2018-2022 - Market News Reports
E-SIM Card Market Dynamics, Forecast, Analysis and Supply Demand 2018-2022  Market News Reports

AMA recently published a detailed study of over 180+ pages in its repository on 'E-SIM Card' market covering interesting aspects of market with supporting ...


Sat, 20 Jul 2019 07:19:29 GMT
High-tech services help Japan's foreign workforce settle in - Nikkei Asian Review
High-tech services help Japan's foreign workforce settle in  Nikkei Asian Review

TOKYO -- Living abroad comes with its own problems. Simple tasks once taken for granted -- like buying a car, finding housing, and eating the right fo.


Wed, 26 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Samsung's Lee and SoftBank's Son to Get Together in Seoul - BusinessKorea
Samsung's Lee and SoftBank's Son to Get Together in Seoul  BusinessKorea

Lee Jae-yong, vice chairman of Samsung Electronics, will meet with Masayoshi Son, chairman of Softbank, in Seoul on July 4. The two are known to be close ...


Wed, 03 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Yes, there really is a World Emoji Day. It's today! - CNN
Yes, there really is a World Emoji Day. It's today!  CNN

Published July 17, 2019. Apple. Emojis have completely changed the way we communicate in the digital age. Emoji/CNNMoney. They add a certain flair to texts, ...


Wed, 17 Jul 2019 10:32:48 GMT
Samsung Elec chief Jay Y. Lee visits Japan amid Korea-Japan trade spat - Pulse News
Samsung Elec chief Jay Y. Lee visits Japan amid Korea-Japan trade spat  Pulse News

Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Jay Y. Lee is in Japan in hopes to use his influence in addressing Tokyo's trade embargo that can disturb production of the ...


Mon, 08 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Soracom Reduces Cost and Increases Performance for Global IoT Connectivity - Yahoo Finance
Soracom Reduces Cost and Increases Performance for Global IoT Connectivity  Yahoo Finance

Cost of cellular data reduced by as much as 75% in 83 countries, with faster data transmission and reduced network latency available worldwide. SEATTLE, July ...


Wed, 17 Jul 2019 15:00:00 GMT
Tokyo stocks pull back on stronger yen - The Japan Times
Tokyo stocks pull back on stronger yen  The Japan Times

Stocks fell back on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Tuesday, pressured by the yen's strengthening against the dollar. The 225-issue Nikkei average lost 92.18 p.


Tue, 25 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
KDDI, SoftBank partner to bring 5G to rural Japan - Mobile World Live
KDDI, SoftBank partner to bring 5G to rural Japan  Mobile World Live

Japanese mobile operators KDDI and SoftBank agreed to share infrastructure to accelerate build-out of 5G networks in rural areas. In a joint statement, the ...


Thu, 04 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Trump's rise awakens Japan to the potential of online politics - Nikkei Asian Review
Trump's rise awakens Japan to the potential of online politics  Nikkei Asian Review

TOKYO -- The recent Group of 20 summit in Osaka ended up turning into a spectacular theater of digital diplomacy.On the morning of the last day of the.


Tue, 09 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
NTT shrugs off Brexit to make UK base for global expansion - Nikkei Asian Review
NTT shrugs off Brexit to make UK base for global expansion  Nikkei Asian Review

LONDON -- Britain's likely exit from the European Union may have convinced many Japanese companies to flee the U.K., but not telecommunications giant NTT ...


Wed, 03 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Voice over LTE Market to Witness Massive Growth | SK Telecom, NTT Docomo, SingTel, Ericsson - PortNews24
Voice over LTE Market to Witness Massive Growth | SK Telecom, NTT Docomo, SingTel, Ericsson  PortNews24

HTF MI released a new market study on Global Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Market with 100+ market data Tables, Pie Chat, Graphs & Figures spread through ...


Wed, 17 Jul 2019 11:15:00 GMT
Mobile Data Traffic Market Research Technology Outlook 2019-2025 - Financial Planning
Mobile Data Traffic Market Research Technology Outlook 2019-2025  Financial Planning

Mobile Data Traffic Market recently Published Global Market research study with more than 100 industry informative desk and Figures spread through Pages ...


Thu, 18 Jul 2019 13:39:16 GMT
Reviewing Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) and NTT Docomo (NASDAQ:DCMYY) - Mayfield Recorder
Reviewing Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) and NTT Docomo (NASDAQ:DCMYY)  Mayfield Recorder

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) and NTT Docomo (OTCMKTS:DCMYY) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is ...


Tue, 09 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Japanese rent cars to sleep in? - NZ Autocar
Japanese rent cars to sleep in?  NZ Autocar

Japan is known for having punishing work schedules and it's pushing citizens to rent vehicles in order to grab some shuteye between shifts. The habits were ...


Wed, 17 Jul 2019 21:47:59 GMT
Japan: Country Intelligence Report 2019 - Market Reports
Japan: Country Intelligence Report 2019  Market Reports

“Japan: Country Intelligence Report”, a new Country Intelligence Report by GlobalData, provides an executive-level overview of the telecommunications market ...


Tue, 16 Jul 2019 17:42:21 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
Magic Leap Raises $280 Million From NTT DoCoMo - The New York Times
Magic Leap Raises $280 Million From NTT DoCoMo  The New York Times

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


Fri, 26 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
LTE Advanced and 5G Market Is Booming Worldwide | Ericsson, SK Telecom, NTT Docomo, Verizon Communications - Pioneer Reporter
LTE Advanced and 5G Market Is Booming Worldwide | Ericsson, SK Telecom, NTT Docomo, Verizon Communications  Pioneer Reporter

A new business intelligence report released by HTF MI with title “Global LTE Advanced and 5G Market Size, Status and Forecast 2019-2025” has abilities to ...


Sat, 13 Jul 2019 05:08:34 GMT
Jacques van Rooyen the latest player to leave Bath Rugby for Japan as he makes Red Hurricanes debut - Somerset Live
Jacques van Rooyen the latest player to leave Bath Rugby for Japan as he makes Red Hurricanes debut  Somerset Live

The South African prop spent one season at the Rec.


Mon, 24 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Head to Head Comparison: Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) and NTT Docomo (NASDAQ:DCMYY) - Tech Know Bits
Head to Head Comparison: Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) and NTT Docomo (NASDAQ:DCMYY)  Tech Know Bits

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) and NTT Docomo (OTCMKTS:DCMYY) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is ...


Fri, 12 Jul 2019 22:45:35 GMT
NTT DOCOMO INC ORDINARY SHARES (OTCMKTS:NTDMF)'s Stock Is Buy After Less Market Selling - Invest Tribune
NTT DOCOMO INC ORDINARY SHARES (OTCMKTS:NTDMF)'s Stock Is Buy After Less Market Selling  Invest Tribune

The stock of NTT DOCOMO INC ORDINARY SHARES (OTCMKTS:NTDMF) registered a decrease of 0.6% in short interest. NTDMF's total short interest was 5.39 ...


Mon, 15 Jul 2019 18:22:59 GMT
NTT Docomo's 5G strategy takes shape with mixed reality deal - Nikkei Asian Review
NTT Docomo's 5G strategy takes shape with mixed reality deal  Nikkei Asian Review

TOKYO -- NTT Docomo on Friday said it was investing $280 million in U.S. mixed reality headset maker Magic Leap, in a sign of how Japan's largest mobi.


Fri, 26 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Docomo to lower mobile phone fees by up to 40% in June - The Japan Times
Docomo to lower mobile phone fees by up to 40% in June  The Japan Times

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


Mon, 15 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
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
DMM.com deal brings subs to Rakuten - Mobile World Live
DMM.com deal brings subs to Rakuten  Mobile World Live

E-commerce giant Rakuten stepped up its preparations to become Japan's fourth full mobile network operator, inking a JPY2.3 billion ($21.1 million) deal which ...


Tue, 09 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Wireless Telecom Services Market to Witness Huge Growth by 2025 | AT&T, Intelsat, Iridium Communications, T-Mobile USA, NTT DOCOMO - TheSlapClap
Wireless Telecom Services Market to Witness Huge Growth by 2025 | AT&T, Intelsat, Iridium Communications, T-Mobile USA, NTT DOCOMO  TheSlapClap

A new Market Research from Stats & Reports, the Global Wireless Telecom Services Market 2019-25, is expected to show tremendous growth in the coming ...


Thu, 18 Jul 2019 06:25:44 GMT
Docomo profit warning marks end of an era for Japan telecoms - Nikkei Asian Review
Docomo profit warning marks end of an era for Japan telecoms  Nikkei Asian Review

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


Sat, 27 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Network Slicing Market Research by Production, Revenue and Market Key Players CISCO SYSTEMS, HUAWEI, NOKIA NETWORKS - Pioneer Reporter
Network Slicing Market Research by Production, Revenue and Market Key Players CISCO SYSTEMS, HUAWEI, NOKIA NETWORKS  Pioneer Reporter

Global Network Slicing Market Size, Status and Forecast 2019-2025 is latest research study released by HTF MI evaluating the market, highlighting opportunities ...


Sat, 20 Jul 2019 05:29:59 GMT
NTT Docomo to Cut Smartphone Purchase Costs by One-Third - Nippon.com
NTT Docomo to Cut Smartphone Purchase Costs by One-Third  Nippon.com

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


Thu, 16 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
NTT Docomo braces for 20% profit hit from June fee cuts - Nikkei Asian Review
NTT Docomo braces for 20% profit hit from June fee cuts  Nikkei Asian Review

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


Fri, 19 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Japan telco shares jump after Docomo announces smaller-than-feared price cuts - Reuters
Japan telco shares jump after Docomo announces smaller-than-feared price cuts  Reuters

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


Mon, 15 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Docomo to slash phone rates up to 40% from June - Nikkei Asian Review
Docomo to slash phone rates up to 40% from June  Nikkei Asian Review

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


Tue, 16 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Intelligence Brief: Which APAC market will lead in 5G? - Mobile World Live
Intelligence Brief: Which APAC market will lead in 5G?  Mobile World Live

The APAC region will be the leading investor in 5G over the next seven years, contributing more than a third of global capex on next generation networks.


Thu, 18 Jul 2019 10:51:04 GMT
Magic Leap Raises $280M from Japanese Telecom NTT DOCOMO - Road to VR
Magic Leap Raises $280M from Japanese Telecom NTT DOCOMO  Road to VR

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


Thu, 02 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
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
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
All four operators are awarded 5G licences in Japan, with security conditions attached - Telecoms.com
All four operators are awarded 5G licences in Japan, with security conditions attached  Telecoms.com

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


Thu, 11 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Sony to conduct tests on remotely driven cars with NTT Docomo - The Japan Times
Sony to conduct tests on remotely driven cars with NTT Docomo  The Japan Times

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


Wed, 27 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
NTT Docomo to let smartphone owners out of contracts early:The Asahi Shimbun - Asahi Shimbun
NTT Docomo to let smartphone owners out of contracts early:The Asahi Shimbun  Asahi Shimbun

NTT Docomo Inc., the nation's largest carrier, announced May 16 a new plan to reduce the total amount of monthly payments for smartphones by one-third by ...


Fri, 17 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Japanese mobile carriers KDDI and SoftBank postpone sales of new Huawei smartphones following US blacklisting - The Japan Times
Japanese mobile carriers KDDI and SoftBank postpone sales of new Huawei smartphones following US blacklisting  The Japan Times

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


Wed, 22 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
NTT Docomo gives Abenomics a rare win - Nikkei Asian Review
NTT Docomo gives Abenomics a rare win  Nikkei Asian Review

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


Mon, 05 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Lightweight Machine-to-Machine (LWM2M) Market Overview with Detailed Analysis, C - News By ReportsGO
Lightweight Machine-to-Machine (LWM2M) Market Overview with Detailed Analysis, C  News By ReportsGO

The ' Lightweight Machine-to-Machine (LWM2M) market' research report added by Market Study Report, LLC, is an in-depth analysis of the latest trends ...


Tue, 16 Jul 2019 03:12:43 GMT
HumanEyes Technologies collaborates with Japanese Mobile Operator NTT DOCOMO as Key Solution Partner for Real World Field Trials of Virtual Reality Training over 5G Networks - GlobeNewswire
HumanEyes Technologies collaborates with Japanese Mobile Operator NTT DOCOMO as Key Solution Partner for Real World Field Trials of Virtual Reality Training over 5G Networks  GlobeNewswire

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


Thu, 04 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Mobile Networks around the World Suspend Purchase Orders for Huawei Smartphones - Bullet News
Mobile Networks around the World Suspend Purchase Orders for Huawei Smartphones  Bullet News

Several mobile carriers around the world have begun to suspend orders for Huawei smartphones. This is following the American government's decision to ...


Thu, 23 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Japan enacts bill aimed at lowering mobile phone fees - The Japan Times
Japan enacts bill aimed at lowering mobile phone fees  The Japan Times

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


Fri, 10 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Japan’s biggest phone companies look at pulling Huawei handsets - The Business Times
Japan’s biggest phone companies look at pulling Huawei handsets  The Business Times

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


Wed, 22 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
NTT DoCoMo to trial remote-monitoring technology for aged care - ZDNet
NTT DoCoMo to trial remote-monitoring technology for aged care  ZDNet

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


Fri, 15 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Trend Micro and NTT DOCOMO solution protects IoT devices running on DOCOMO's mobile network - Help Net Security
Trend Micro and NTT DOCOMO solution protects IoT devices running on DOCOMO's mobile network  Help Net Security

Trend Micro announced NTT DOCOMO will launch a solution to protect IoT devices running on DOCOMO's mobile network utilizing Trend Micro's security ...


Thu, 13 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Rapid TV News - Disney heads to Japan for NTT Docomo streaming service - Rapid TV News
Rapid TV News - Disney heads to Japan for NTT Docomo streaming service  Rapid TV News

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


Fri, 01 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
NTT DoCoMo adds new companies to 5G trial - RCR Wireless News
NTT DoCoMo adds new companies to 5G trial  RCR Wireless News

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


Tue, 02 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Docomo will slash mobile rates by up to 40% - Nikkei Asian Review
Docomo will slash mobile rates by up to 40%  Nikkei Asian Review

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


Thu, 01 Nov 2018 07:00:00 GMT
NTT DoCoMo 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
Visible Light Communication Equipments Market 2019 Segmentation – Avago Technologies Japan, Casio Computer, Fuji Television - Micro Finance Ledger
Visible Light Communication Equipments Market 2019 Segmentation – Avago Technologies Japan, Casio Computer, Fuji Television  Micro Finance Ledger

The Visible Light Communication Equipments report underlines a basic synopsis of the Visible Light Communication Equipments market that entails ...


Tue, 16 Jul 2019 06:32:39 GMT
Japanese telecoms group NTT eyes London as new international base - Financial Times
Japanese telecoms group NTT eyes London as new international base  Financial Times

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


Mon, 15 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Auth0 Propels Growth in Japan with Significant Enterprise Wins - GlobeNewswire
Auth0 Propels Growth in Japan with Significant Enterprise Wins  GlobeNewswire

BELLEVUE, Wash., June 03, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Auth0, a global leader in Identity-as-a-*Service* (IDaaS), today announced the addition of two leading ...


Mon, 03 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Japan's operators receive 5G spectrum licenses - Seeking Alpha
Japan's operators receive 5G spectrum licenses  Seeking Alpha

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


Thu, 11 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
In latest snub for Huawei, Japan's SoftBank chooses Nokia and Ericsson for 5G network - The Japan Times
In latest snub for Huawei, Japan's SoftBank chooses Nokia and Ericsson for 5G network  The Japan Times

Huawei Technologies Co., which together with ZTE Corp. was a 4G vendor for the Japanese company, wasn't selected despite participating in earlier 5G trials.


Thu, 30 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
NTT DoCoMo to say farewell to Italy's Buongiorno - Nikkei Asian Review
NTT DoCoMo to say farewell to Italy's Buongiorno  Nikkei Asian Review

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


Fri, 10 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Japan's Docomo, KDDI, SoftBank and Rakuten get mobile phone 5G bands ahead of 2020 launch - The Japan Times
Japan's Docomo, KDDI, SoftBank and Rakuten get mobile phone 5G bands ahead of 2020 launch  The Japan Times

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


Wed, 10 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
NTT Docomo 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
KDDI set to launch smartphone payment service, joining rivals SoftBank and Docomo - The Japan Times
KDDI set to launch smartphone payment service, joining rivals SoftBank and Docomo  The Japan Times

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


Fri, 05 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

SoftBank's Son slams Japan as 'underdeveloped' on AI - Nikkei Asian Review
  1. SoftBank's Son slams Japan as 'underdeveloped' on AI  Nikkei Asian Review
  2. Japan falling behind in artificial intelligence, warns SoftBank founder  Financial Times
  3. SoftBank's Son says Japan lacks investment opportunities, is AI 'developing country'  Reuters
  4. SoftBank CEO: Japan is AI 'developing country'  Bangkok Post
  5. View full coverage on Google News

Thu, 18 Jul 2019 10:29:00 GMT
SoftBank's Son says Japan is AI 'developing country' - Japan Today
SoftBank's Son says Japan is AI 'developing country'  Japan Today

SoftBank Group Corp founder and Chief Executive Masayoshi Son says that there is a dearth of investment opportunities in Japan, which he said is lagging in ...


Sat, 20 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Investing in SoftBank Is a Bet on the Future of Tech - Barron's
Investing in SoftBank Is a Bet on the Future of Tech  Barron's

On a sum-of-the-parts basis, the shares of SoftBank are arguably priced as much as 50% below the Japanese company's underlying asset value.


Sat, 20 Jul 2019 00:30:00 GMT
SoftBank and MUFG lead Japan's record global M&A spree - Nikkei Asian Review
SoftBank and MUFG lead Japan's record global M&A spree  Nikkei Asian Review

TOKYO -- Corporate Japan's total number of overseas acquisitions surged nearly 30% in the first half of 2019, with tech conglomerate SoftBank Group do.


Tue, 16 Jul 2019 19:05:00 GMT
Half of Japan's 10 highest-paid bosses work for SoftBank - Nikkei Asian Review
Half of Japan's 10 highest-paid bosses work for SoftBank  Nikkei Asian Review

TOKYO -- Japan reached a new high of 557 corporate officers paid at least 100 million yen ($927000) in the year ended March as more companies boosted.


Sat, 29 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Japan's SoftBank makes bet to challenge Brazil's concentrated banking sector - Reuters
Japan's SoftBank makes bet to challenge Brazil's concentrated banking sector  Reuters

Japan's SoftBank Group Corp <9984.T> has led a $231 million new financing round for Brazilian lending platform Creditas, valuing it at $750 million and funding ...


Wed, 10 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
If Masayoshi Son Won't Invest in Japan, Why Should You? - Bloomberg
If Masayoshi Son Won't Invest in Japan, Why Should You?  Bloomberg

His $100 billion Vision Fund is noticeably absent on its home turf. That speaks volumes about the health of the country's startup scene.


Thu, 04 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
These Are the Japanese Companies That Pay Executives Best - Bloomberg
These Are the Japanese Companies That Pay Executives Best  Bloomberg

It's official -- SoftBank Group Corp. is Japan's most generous employer, at least when it comes to executive pay. Six of the country's 10 biggest salary packages ...


Mon, 24 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
How to Buy SoftBank Stock - Benzinga
How to Buy SoftBank Stock  Benzinga

Are you interested in SoftBank? Learn about the history of SoftBank, the current stock price, and whether it's the right buy for you.


Fri, 19 Jul 2019 22:07:30 GMT
KDDI, SoftBank to jointly deploy 5G infrastructure in rural Japan - RCR Wireless News
KDDI, SoftBank to jointly deploy 5G infrastructure in rural Japan  RCR Wireless News

Japanese operators KDDI and SoftBank have reached an agreement for the shared use of their base station assets to jointly promote the rapid deployment of 5G ...


Fri, 05 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
SoftBank-backed startup preps $500m IPO to make Pepper smarter - Nikkei Asian Review
SoftBank-backed startup preps $500m IPO to make Pepper smarter  Nikkei Asian Review

NEW YORK -- CloudMinds, a Beijing-based robotics startup backed by SoftBank Group's Vision Fund, has filed for a $500 million listing on the New York.


Mon, 15 Jul 2019 21:22:00 GMT
SoftBank & KDDI Ink Joint Venture to Build 5G in Rural Japan - Light Reading
SoftBank & KDDI Ink Joint Venture to Build 5G in Rural Japan  Light Reading

Both companies aim to raise Japan's international competitiveness.


Wed, 03 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
SoftBank Vision Fund weighs backing Vaak's crime-busting tech - The Japan Times
SoftBank Vision Fund weighs backing Vaak's crime-busting tech  The Japan Times

Vaak Inc., a Japanese start-up backed by SoftBank Group Corp., said that it is lining up a ¥2 billion ($18 million) cash injection in August and that the Vision ...


Wed, 03 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
SoftBank's Masayoshi Son urges Moon to focus South Korea on developing AI - The Japan Times
SoftBank's Masayoshi Son urges Moon to focus South Korea on developing AI  The Japan Times

SoftBank Group Corp. Chairman and CEO Masayoshi Son proposed to South Korean President Moon Jae In on Thursday that South Korea focus on the national ...


Fri, 05 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Five Japanese automakers to join Toyota-SoftBank self-driving venture - The Japan Times
Five Japanese automakers to join Toyota-SoftBank self-driving venture  The Japan Times

Five Japanese automakers will join a self-driving technology joint venture formed last year by Toyota Motor Corp. and SoftBank Corp., sources close to the.


Thu, 27 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
SoftBank Group completes $4.7bn tax-friendly deal with Yahoo - Nikkei Asian Review
SoftBank Group completes $4.7bn tax-friendly deal with Yahoo  Nikkei Asian Review

TOKYO -- SoftBank Group completed transfer of its 514 billion yen ($4.7 billion) stake in Yahoo Japan to mobile unit SoftBank Corp. on Thursday.Althou.


Sun, 30 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Instant Replay: Naspers-Tencent Echoes The SoftBank-Alibaba Story - Forbes
Instant Replay: Naspers-Tencent Echoes The SoftBank-Alibaba Story  Forbes

What ultimately unites Naspers and SoftBank is the drive to move beyond one-hit-wonder territory by seeking new ground.


Thu, 18 Jul 2019 00:40:00 GMT
Moon to meet chief of Japan's SoftBank - The Mainichi
Moon to meet chief of Japan's SoftBank  The Mainichi

(The Chosun Ilbo) -- President Moon Jae-in will meet Masayoshi Son, the founder of Japanese tech giant SoftBank and a third-generation Korean Japanese.


Tue, 02 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Founder Ritesh Agarwal to buy back stake worth $2 billion in Oyo - Business Today
Founder Ritesh Agarwal to buy back stake worth $2 billion in Oyo  Business Today

Indian hospitality startup Oyo Founder Ritesh Agarwal raised his stake in the company with a $2 billion buyback, in a move that will bring his ownership closer to ...


Fri, 19 Jul 2019 10:09:00 GMT
Exclusive: U.S. clears SoftBank's $2.25 billion investment in GM-backed Cruise - Reuters
Exclusive: U.S. clears SoftBank's $2.25 billion investment in GM-backed Cruise  Reuters

Cruise, a U.S. self-driving vehicle company majority-owned by General Motors Co, told Reuters on Friday that a U.S. national security panel approved a $2.25 ...


Fri, 05 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Five Japanese automakers sign on to SoftBank-Toyota self-drive venture - Reuters
Five Japanese automakers sign on to SoftBank-Toyota self-drive venture  Reuters

Five Japanese automakers including Suzuki Motor Corp and Mazda Motor Corp on Friday said they would each invest 2% in the on-demand, self-driving car ...


Thu, 27 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Wirecard deal with AUTO1 first fruit of SoftBank alliance - Reuters
Wirecard deal with AUTO1 first fruit of SoftBank alliance  Reuters

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German payments company Wirecard AG said on Thursday it was teaming up with car-dealing platform AUTO1 Group to offer digital ...


Thu, 18 Jul 2019 04:34:00 GMT
Softbank and Toyota-backed mobility venture gains five more automakers - TechCrunch
Softbank and Toyota-backed mobility venture gains five more automakers  TechCrunch

MONET Technologies, a joint venture launched by Softbank and Toyota to provide on-demand mobility services eventually with an autonomous module bus, ...


Sat, 29 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Pahamin's Najah Air eyes funding from SoftBank — source - The Edge Markets MY
Pahamin's Najah Air eyes funding from SoftBank — source  The Edge Markets MY

KUALA LUMPUR: Najah Air Sdn Bhd, which is seeking funding to support its takeover bid for Malaysia Airlines Bhd, is looking to woo Japanese conglomerate ...


Wed, 17 Jul 2019 00:49:24 GMT
Welcome Japan from Mapbox.jp - Yahoo Finance
Welcome Japan from Mapbox.jp  Yahoo Finance

Tokyo, Japan and San Francisco, California, July 18, 2019 -- Mapbox, the leading location data platform for mobile and web applications announces the start of ...


Thu, 18 Jul 2019 07:47:00 GMT
Softbank's Arm Holdings eases upfront license costs - Reuters
Softbank's Arm Holdings eases upfront license costs  Reuters

(Reuters) - Arm Holdings, the British chip technology firm whose designs underlie mobile phone chips, is changing its licensing model to pursue a bigger ...


Tue, 16 Jul 2019 13:02:00 GMT
Paytm founder hails hitting 8m users in Japan - Financial Times
Paytm founder hails hitting 8m users in Japan  Financial Times

India's biggest mobile payments company, Paytm, now has 8m customers in Japan, its founder has said, as Indian tech companies continue to push overseas.


Sat, 13 Jul 2019 23:00:00 GMT
Microsoft Teams Calling Plans for Japan coming via SoftBank, Q4 CY2019 - Tom Talks Blog
Microsoft Teams Calling Plans for Japan coming via SoftBank, Q4 CY2019  Tom Talks Blog

Reference: Microsoft Roadmap. About Calling Plans. We haven't had any news on Microsoft provided calling plans (Microsoft providing user phone numbers ...


Sun, 30 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Softbank aims for drone-delivered internet and IoT connectivity by 2023 - Telecoms Tech
Softbank aims for drone-delivered internet and IoT connectivity by 2023  Telecoms Tech

Japanese telecoms giant Softbank aims to use drones for delivering internet and IoT connectivity by 2023. Softbank is teaming up with US drone builder ...


Thu, 18 Jul 2019 16:15:28 GMT
Japan’s Technology Stocks Are Having a Surprisingly Good Year - Bloomberg
Japan’s Technology Stocks Are Having a Surprisingly Good Year  Bloomberg

Japan's technology stocks are having a surprisingly good 2019 even as trade tensions have escalated between the world's largest economies. Well-known ...


Thu, 27 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
SoftBank plans drone-delivered IoT and internet by 2023 - Network World
SoftBank plans drone-delivered IoT and internet by 2023  Network World

A Japanese telecommunications giant and a California-based drone builder intend to start a drone-delivered internet *service* by 2023. The two companies ...


Thu, 27 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
How Paytm Is Taking A Leaf Out Of Its India Playbook For PayPay Success In Japan - Inc42 Media
How Paytm Is Taking A Leaf Out Of Its India Playbook For PayPay Success In Japan  Inc42 Media

In October 2018, Paytm tied up with SoftBank and Yahoo Japan to launch PayPay payments *service* in Japan. It now claims to have 8 Mn users.


Mon, 15 Jul 2019 12:37:57 GMT
Marines' Atsuki Taneichi stops Fighters' win streak - The Japan Times
Marines' Atsuki Taneichi stops Fighters' win streak  The Japan Times

Atsuki Taneichi allowed two runs over five innings as the Chiba Lotte Marines scored seven first-inning runs in a 9-4 Pacific League win over the Hokkaido.


Sun, 21 Jul 2019 13:06:00 GMT
SoftBank transfers Yahoo Japan stake to mobile unit, denies tax saving intentions - Telecompaper
SoftBank transfers Yahoo Japan stake to mobile unit, denies tax saving intentions  Telecompaper

SoftBank Group has transferred its stake worth JPY 514 billion (approximately USD 4.7 billion) in Yahoo Japan to its mobile unit SoftBank Corp. The company ...


Tue, 02 Jul 2019 07:57:00 GMT
SoftBank raises $270 million via Seoul unit for early-stage investments - Reuters
SoftBank raises $270 million via Seoul unit for early-stage investments  Reuters

SoftBank Group Corp said on Friday its Seoul-based venture capital unit focusing on early-stage investments has raised a 317 billion won ($270 million) fund.


Fri, 19 Jul 2019 08:27:00 GMT
UTStarcom Introduces New SyncRing Products at Softbank World 2019 - GlobeNewswire
UTStarcom Introduces New SyncRing Products at Softbank World 2019  GlobeNewswire

HONG KONG, July 17, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- UTStarcom (“UT” or “the Company”) (NASDAQ:UTSI), a global telecommunications infrastructure provider, ...


Thu, 18 Jul 2019 02:29:00 GMT
CVA, debt raising said to drive SoftBank CDS trading - Risk.net
CVA, debt raising said to drive SoftBank CDS trading  Risk.net

A change in how Japanese banks account for derivatives counterparty risk explains the runaway growth in credit default swap volumes on tech giant SoftBank, ...


Mon, 24 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Ritesh Agarwal to triple stake in SoftBank-backed OYO for $2 bn - VCCircle
Ritesh Agarwal to triple stake in SoftBank-backed OYO for $2 bn  VCCircle

OYO Hotels & Homes founder and chief executive Ritesh Agarwal on Friday said he will deploy $2 billion (Rs 13,763 crore at current exchange rate) to boost his ...


Fri, 19 Jul 2019 12:45:00 GMT
Samsung boss visits Tokyo amid Japan-Korea trade scuffle escalation - ZDNet
Samsung boss visits Tokyo amid Japan-Korea trade scuffle escalation  ZDNet

Samsung boss JY Lee is reportedly planning talks with Japanese business leaders to discuss how to go forward with Japan's export restrictions.


Mon, 08 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Japan’s Softbank Invests $2.25 Billion In GM’s Cruise Autonomous Unit - Carscoops
Japan’s Softbank Invests $2.25 Billion In GM’s Cruise Autonomous Unit  Carscoops

A $2.25 billion investment from SoftBank Corp into GM's Cruise self-driving company has been approved by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United ...


Mon, 08 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Sequans Monarch LTE Chip Validated for NB-IoT on SoftBank Network - Yahoo Finance
Sequans Monarch LTE Chip Validated for NB-IoT on SoftBank Network  Yahoo Finance

Sequans Communications S.A. announced that SoftBank Corp. , a subsidiary of SoftBank Group Corp. and a leading telecommunications operator in Japan, has ...


Tue, 16 Jul 2019 12:00:00 GMT
Brazil's Startups Catch The Attention of Foreign Investors Like SoftBank - The Rio Times
Brazil's Startups Catch The Attention of Foreign Investors Like SoftBank  The Rio Times

In the beginning of 2018, Brazil announced its very first 'unicorn' company, transportation-based app 99. By the end of the year, the country already had six ...


Sat, 22 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
GM’s Self-Driving Co. To Get $2.25B From SoftBank - pymnts.com
GM’s Self-Driving Co. To Get $2.25B From SoftBank  pymnts.com

Ridesharing News: Cruise, a U.S. self-driving vehicle company majority-owned by GM, revealed that CFIUS approved a $2.25 billion investment by Japan's ...


Mon, 08 Jul 2019 01:43:14 GMT
SoftBank Ventures Asia Notches $270M To Fund Startups - pymnts.com
SoftBank Ventures Asia Notches $270M To Fund Startups  pymnts.com

SoftBank's Seoul venture capital division has raised $270 million, or 317 billion won, for a new SoftBank Ventures Asia fund focused on early-stage startups.


Fri, 19 Jul 2019 16:15:13 GMT
Uber recruiting grannies to deliver ramen in Japan - Business Mirror
Uber recruiting grannies to deliver ramen in Japan  Business Mirror

UBER Technologies Inc.'s strategy for Japan, where ride-sharing is banned, is as unique as the country itself—think grandma in running shoes delivering ramen ...


Fri, 19 Jul 2019 16:01:00 GMT
CFIUS Filing Clearance: SoftBank Group and GM Cruise Holdings - Lexology
CFIUS Filing Clearance: SoftBank Group and GM Cruise Holdings  Lexology

On May 31, 2018, General Motors Company “entered into a Purchase Agreement with The Vision Fund” of Softbank Group Corp. under which Softbank would…


Mon, 08 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
SoftBank chief highlights investment for Korea's AI - The Korea Herald
SoftBank chief highlights investment for Korea's AI  The Korea Herald

Son Masayoshi, chairman of Japanese IT conglomerate SoftBank, highlighted the importance of investments in leading artificial intelligence businesses for ...


Thu, 04 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Pallinghurst Group backs Nemaska Lithium’s lithium mine in Quebec - Financial Times
Pallinghurst Group backs Nemaska Lithium’s lithium mine in Quebec  Financial Times

London investor Pallinghurst Group has pledged C$200m in financing to Nemaska Lithium, a Canadian miner backed by Japan's SoftBank, that hopes to ...


Fri, 19 Jul 2019 15:15:00 GMT
Crowd on camera: NEC facial recognition technology at the Rugby World Cup in Japan - The Times
Crowd on camera: NEC facial recognition technology at the Rugby World Cup in Japan  The Times

Facial recognition technology will be used in the Rugby World Cup in Japan, making it one of the first global sporting events to deploy the surveillance technique ...


Sat, 20 Jul 2019 23:01:00 GMT
Samsung's Lee and SoftBank's Son to Get Together in Seoul - BusinessKorea
Samsung's Lee and SoftBank's Son to Get Together in Seoul  BusinessKorea

Lee Jae-yong, vice chairman of Samsung Electronics, will meet with Masayoshi Son, chairman of Softbank, in Seoul on July 4. The two are known to be close ...


Wed, 03 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Japan imposes trade restrictions on South Korea for smartphone and chip materials - ZDNet
Japan imposes trade restrictions on South Korea for smartphone and chip materials  ZDNet

Japan on Monday announced trade restrictions that will make it harder for South Korean companies, such as Samsung and LG, to buy manufacturing technology ...


Mon, 01 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
SoftBank Group (OTCMKTS:SFTBY) Downgraded by ValuEngine - Trent Times
SoftBank Group (OTCMKTS:SFTBY) Downgraded by ValuEngine  Trent Times

ValuEngine downgraded shares of SoftBank Group (OTCMKTS:SFTBY) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note issued to investors on Friday, July ...


Sun, 21 Jul 2019 09:56:15 GMT
Deals Buzz: SoftBank looks to deploy $2-4 bn in India over the next two year - Livemint
Deals Buzz: SoftBank looks to deploy $2-4 bn in India over the next two year  Livemint

In other news, the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) dismissed a plea challenging ArcelorMittal's eligibility to buy Essar Steel India Ltd, ...


Fri, 05 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Tokyo stocks pull back on stronger yen - The Japan Times
Tokyo stocks pull back on stronger yen  The Japan Times

Stocks fell back on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Tuesday, pressured by the yen's strengthening against the dollar. The 225-issue Nikkei average lost 92.18 p.


Tue, 25 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
New Indo-Japan fund of funds set up for emerging technology startups - YourStory
New Indo-Japan fund of funds set up for emerging technology startups  YourStory

The fund of funds is expected to invest in more than 200 unique Indian tech startups in emerging fields, including IoT, AI, ML, fintech, healthcare, consumer, ...


Tue, 25 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
SoftBank, KDDI to team up on 5G wireless network installation - The Mainichi
SoftBank, KDDI to team up on 5G wireless network installation  The Mainichi

TOKYO (Kyodo) -- Major mobile phone *service* operators SoftBank Corp. and KDDI Corp. said Wednesday they will team up on wireless networks for their 5G.


Wed, 03 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Sachin Bansal invests ?200 cr in Piramal Enterprises’ debt - Livemint
Sachin Bansal invests ?200 cr in Piramal Enterprises’ debt  Livemint

The Ajay Piramal-controlled firm will use the capital for its financial services business.Bansal has subscribed to NCDs issued by the firm, which has interests in ...


Sun, 14 Jul 2019 18:10:57 GMT
SoftBank Corp to spend $4 billion to up Yahoo Japan stake, sees profit rising 24 percent - Reuters
SoftBank Corp to spend $4 billion to up Yahoo Japan stake, sees profit rising 24 percent  Reuters

Japanese telco SoftBank Corp said on Wednesday it would spend $4 billion to up its stake in Yahoo Japan Corp and turn the internet company into a subsidiary, ...


Wed, 08 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
eBay invests $150 million in Paytm Mall - Times of India
eBay invests $150 million in Paytm Mall  Times of India

India Business News: US-based online marketplace eBay is picking up 5.5% stake in Paytm Mall for an undisclosed amount in its third bet on India's ...


Thu, 18 Jul 2019 00:30:00 GMT
Grapevine: Swiggy looks to raise $500 mn; GVK may get PSP help to ward off Adani - VCCircle
Grapevine: Swiggy looks to raise $500 mn; GVK may get PSP help to ward off Adani  VCCircle

Food delivery unicorn Swiggy is looking to raise $500 million from existing investors Naspers and Tencent as well as a few South.


Mon, 15 Jul 2019 05:26:38 GMT
Why SoftBank Invested $300 Million In Robotic Process Automation (RPA) - Forbes
Why SoftBank Invested $300 Million In Robotic Process Automation (RPA)  Forbes

Atherton Research's Principal Analyst and Futurist Jean Baptiste "Jeb" Su looks back at why robotic process automation (RPA) is the next revolution in the ...


Wed, 03 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
SoftBank mobile services disrupted ahead of bumper IPO, sending shares downward - The Japan Times
SoftBank mobile services disrupted ahead of bumper IPO, sending shares downward  The Japan Times

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


Thu, 06 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Commercial Use Robots Market is touching new level – A comprehensive study with key players -SoftBank , Kawada , Honda - Market News Reports
Commercial Use Robots Market is touching new level – A comprehensive study with key players -SoftBank , Kawada , Honda  Market News Reports

A latest study released by HTF MI on Global Commercial Use Robots Market covering key business segments and wide scope geographies to get deep dive ...


Thu, 18 Jul 2019 06:29:16 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
SoftBank to make Yahoo Japan a subsidiary, lifting expected sales and profits - The Japan Times
SoftBank to make Yahoo Japan a subsidiary, lifting expected sales and profits  The Japan Times

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


Thu, 09 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
BUZZ-Majestic Wine: SoftBank's Fortress close to buying retail unit - report - Reuters
BUZZ-Majestic Wine: SoftBank's Fortress close to buying retail unit - report  Reuters

Shares of Britain's largest specialist wine retailer turn positive in heavy trade, last up 3.1%


Tue, 02 Jul 2019 11:58:00 GMT
SoftBank Group (OTCMKTS:SFTBY) Getting Favorable Media Coverage, Report Finds - Riverton Roll
SoftBank Group (OTCMKTS:SFTBY) Getting Favorable Media Coverage, Report Finds  Riverton Roll

Media headlines about SoftBank Group (OTCMKTS:SFTBY) have been trending positive recently, InfoTrie reports. The research firm identifies positive and ...


Sat, 20 Jul 2019 10:52:37 GMT
SoftBank has a big Sprint problem on its hands if T-Mobile takeover falls through - The Japan Times
SoftBank has a big Sprint problem on its hands if T-Mobile takeover falls through  The Japan Times

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


Mon, 06 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Japanese mobile carriers KDDI and SoftBank postpone sales of new Huawei smartphones following US blacklisting - The Japan Times
Japanese mobile carriers KDDI and SoftBank postpone sales of new Huawei smartphones following US blacklisting  The Japan Times

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


Wed, 22 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
SoftBank Unit’s Debut Is One of Japan’s Worst, After $24 Billion IPO - The Wall Street Journal
SoftBank Unit’s Debut Is One of Japan’s Worst, After $24 Billion IPO  The Wall Street Journal

TOKYO— SoftBank Group Corp. 9984 -1.58% 's Japanese mobile-phone unit made one of the country's worst debuts after its nearly $24 billion initial public ...


Wed, 19 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Softbank Investing $1 Billion In India's Piramal Group To Setup A 'Big' FinTech Platform - IndianWeb2.com
Softbank Investing $1 Billion In India's Piramal Group To Setup A 'Big' FinTech Platform  IndianWeb2.com

Already a stakeholder in almost every top-notch startup of India, Japan's SoftBank is now reportedly all set to finalize a massive US$1 billion deal by investing $1 ...


Tue, 25 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Sex, spies and photo apps - Financial Times
Sex, spies and photo apps  Financial Times

Netflix faces stronger things, EU fines Qualcomm, Google Maps adds bike-sharing.


Thu, 18 Jul 2019 17:17:00 GMT
WeWork to lease 21-storey Singapore office tower after HSBC moves out - IOL
WeWork to lease 21-storey Singapore office tower after HSBC moves out  IOL

INTERNATIONAL - WeWork Cos will lease a 21-storey building in Singapore's prime financial district that is currently leased to HSBC, marking an expansion by ...


Thu, 18 Jul 2019 05:30:00 GMT
Deutsche Bank in partnership talks with SoftBank-backed OakNorth: source - TODAYonline
Deutsche Bank in partnership talks with SoftBank-backed OakNorth: source  TODAYonline

LONDON - Deutsche Bank is in talks with SoftBank-backed <9984.T> British fintech firm OakNorth to use the latter's credit analysis and monitoring platform, ...


Tue, 09 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Dish grabs much-needed leverage as it talks to Deutsche Telekom and DOJ about becoming fourth wireless network - CNBC
Dish grabs much-needed leverage as it talks to Deutsche Telekom and DOJ about becoming fourth wireless network  CNBC

The government and T-Mobile executives are in talks with Dish Chairman Charlie Ergen to salvage a T-Mobile merger with Sprint. While Dish may be uniquely ...


Fri, 28 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Semiconductor Intellectual Properties Market Is Booming Worldwide | ARM (Softbank Group), Synopsys, Imagination Technologies, Cadence Design Systems etc. - Rise Media
Semiconductor Intellectual Properties Market Is Booming Worldwide | ARM (Softbank Group), Synopsys, Imagination Technologies, Cadence Design Systems etc.  Rise Media

Industrial Growth Forecast Report Semiconductor Intellectual Properties Market 2019-2025: The Global Semiconductor Intellectual Properties Market Report ...


Fri, 19 Jul 2019 10:32:58 GMT
Exclusive: US panel okays SoftBank's $2.25 billion investment in GM-linked self-driving firm - TODAYonline
Exclusive: US panel okays SoftBank's $2.25 billion investment in GM-linked self-driving firm  TODAYonline

WASHINGTON - A U.S. national security panel on Friday approved a $2.25 billion investment by Japan's Softbank in Cruise, a self-driving vehicle firm majority ...


Fri, 05 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
SoftBank Group (OTCMKTS:SFTBY) Downgraded by ValuEngine to “Sell” - Mayfield Recorder
SoftBank Group (OTCMKTS:SFTBY) Downgraded by ValuEngine to “Sell”  Mayfield Recorder

ValuEngine cut shares of SoftBank Group (OTCMKTS:SFTBY) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note published on Friday, July 12th, ValuEngine ...


Fri, 19 Jul 2019 10:02:42 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'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 SoftBank set for small profit rise, Vision Fund IPO plans eyed - Reuters
Japan's SoftBank set for small profit rise, Vision Fund IPO plans eyed  Reuters

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


Mon, 06 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
'Shooting for big game': Softbank's push for transport dominance - The Japan Times
'Shooting for big game': Softbank's push for transport dominance  The Japan Times

SoftBank Group Corp. leader Masayoshi Son has much bigger ambitions for transportation than simply seeing his investment in Uber Technologies Inc. turn int.


Thu, 18 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
SoftBank Hires Nomura and Goldman on Yahoo Japan Deal - Bloomberg
SoftBank Hires Nomura and Goldman on Yahoo Japan Deal  Bloomberg

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


Wed, 08 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Wirecard lands $1 billion investment from Japan's Softbank - Reuters
Wirecard lands $1 billion investment from Japan's Softbank  Reuters

Japan's Softbank Group Corp will invest around 900 million euros ($1 billion) in Wirecard in a convertible bond deal that could give it a 5.6 percent stake in the ...


Tue, 23 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
SoftBank becomes first Japan firm to forgo IPO price range, keeps view at Y1,500 - Reuters
SoftBank becomes first Japan firm to forgo IPO price range, keeps view at Y1,500  Reuters

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


Fri, 30 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
SoftBank-backed lender OakNorth doubles staff, inks deal with NIBC Bank - The Telegram
SoftBank-backed lender OakNorth doubles staff, inks deal with NIBC Bank  The Telegram

By Lawrence White LONDON (Reuters) - British financial technology firm OakNorth has signed a five-year deal to provide its credit analysis and monitoring ...


Tue, 02 Jul 2019 06:14:36 GMT
Jio seems to be going slow on content plans - Economic Times
Jio seems to be going slow on content plans  Economic Times

Mumbai:Reliance Jio Infocomm's *content* plans, including the acquisition of original web series and films, appear to be in the slow lane. Management approval ...


Mon, 24 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Ritesh Agarwal hatched investment entity seeks CCI nod to acquire stake in OYO - Entrackr
Ritesh Agarwal hatched investment entity seeks CCI nod to acquire stake in OYO  Entrackr

RA Hospitality Holdings has filed a Proposed Combination with the CCI, where it seeks to acquire equity securities in Oravel Stays Private Limited.


Tue, 16 Jul 2019 16:16:26 GMT
In latest snub for Huawei, Japan's SoftBank chooses Nokia and Ericsson for 5G network - The Japan Times
In latest snub for Huawei, Japan's SoftBank chooses Nokia and Ericsson for 5G network  The Japan Times

Huawei Technologies Co., which together with ZTE Corp. was a 4G vendor for the Japanese company, wasn't selected despite participating in earlier 5G trials.


Thu, 30 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Smart Robots Market New Business Opportunities & Investment Research Report 2024 | SoftBank, IRobot, KUKA, ABB, Hanson Robotics, Amazon - Global Industry Insight
Smart Robots Market New Business Opportunities & Investment Research Report 2024 | SoftBank, IRobot, KUKA, ABB, Hanson Robotics, Amazon  Global Industry Insight

AMA recently published a detailed study of over 180+ pages in its database on 'Smart Robots' market covering interesting aspects of market with supporting ...


Sat, 20 Jul 2019 08:45:20 GMT
Meet Masayoshi Son, the billionaire founder of SoftBank and one of the richest men in Japan, who has a $16.3 billion fortune and owns a $117.5 million Silicon Valley estate - Business Insider
Meet Masayoshi Son, the billionaire founder of SoftBank and one of the richest men in Japan, who has a $16.3 billion fortune and owns a $117.5 million Silicon Valley estate  Business Insider

Masayoshi Son, the billionaire founder and CEO of Japanese holding company SoftBank, is worth an estimated $16.3 billion, according to Bloomberg's ...


Tue, 04 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Japan's SoftBank is reportedly grappling with raising money for its latest fund - CNBC
Japan's SoftBank is reportedly grappling with raising money for its latest fund  CNBC

Japanese conglomerate SoftBank Group has reportedly hit a roadblock in its quest to raise money for its latest fund, according to the Wall Street Journal.


Mon, 03 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Visa joins Gojek's Series F round funding - The Investor
Visa joins Gojek's Series F round funding  The Investor

Visa, a global payment technology company, has joined the latest funding round of Gojek, an Indonesia-based ride-hailing and payment services platform, the ...


Wed, 17 Jul 2019 05:48:00 GMT
SoftBank said to be considering IPO for $100 billion Vision Fund - The Japan Times
SoftBank said to be considering IPO for $100 billion Vision Fund  The Japan Times

A handful of executives at SoftBank Group Corp. are weighing the idea of an initial public offering for its Vision Fund, the $100 billion behemoth that has invested ...


Sat, 04 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Japan: Country Intelligence Report 2019 - Market Reports
Japan: Country Intelligence Report 2019  Market Reports

“Japan: Country Intelligence Report”, a new Country Intelligence Report by GlobalData, provides an executive-level overview of the telecommunications market ...


Tue, 16 Jul 2019 17:42:21 GMT
India’s OYO enters Japan in partnership with SoftBank - TechCrunch
India’s OYO enters Japan in partnership with SoftBank  TechCrunch

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


Thu, 04 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Didi-SoftBank taxi-hailing JV expands to 13 cities across Japan - Reuters
Didi-SoftBank taxi-hailing JV expands to 13 cities across Japan  Reuters

Didi Mobility Japan, a joint venture (JV) by China's Didi Chuxing and SoftBank Corp, said it would expand its taxi-hailing *service* to 13 cities across Japan.


Tue, 23 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Japan Looks to SoftBank to Salvage a Rough Week - Bloomberg
Japan Looks to SoftBank to Salvage a Rough Week  Bloomberg

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


Wed, 08 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
SoftBank to raise $23.5bn in Japan’s biggest listing - Financial Times
SoftBank to raise $23.5bn in Japan’s biggest listing  Financial Times

SoftBank has priced the initial public offering of its mobile business at ¥1,500 per share and will raise ¥2.65tn ($23.5bn), sticking with the single indicative price ...


Mon, 10 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
SoftBank's giant debt burden looks worse than it actually is, analysts say - The Japan Times
SoftBank's giant debt burden looks worse than it actually is, analysts say  The Japan Times

As SoftBank Group Corp. continues its transformation into a giant investment fund, some analysts are increasingly watching a metric more familiar to lender.


Mon, 04 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

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

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


Mon, 13 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
What Is the Okinawa Diet? Foods, Longevity, and More - Healthline
What Is the Okinawa Diet? Foods, Longevity, and More  Healthline

The Okinawa diet is high in vegetables and carbs and based on the traditional foods of Okinawa islanders in Japan. This article explores the diet's primary foods, ...


Tue, 16 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Baseball is back: NPB hits Okinawa to prep for regular season - Stripes Okinawa
Baseball is back: NPB hits Okinawa to prep for regular season  Stripes Okinawa

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


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

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


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

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


Thu, 11 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Daichi Osera, Tsubasa Aizawa carry red-hot Carp to ninth straight win - The Japan Times
Daichi Osera, Tsubasa Aizawa carry red-hot Carp to ninth straight win  The Japan Times

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


Wed, 22 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Okinawan sea grapes reveal secrets of plant evolution - Phys.org
Okinawan sea grapes reveal secrets of plant evolution  Phys.org

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


Thu, 28 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
A new way to 'freeze' cells promises to transform the common cell-freezing practice: A freezing method to keep cells alive without a cryoprotectant agent - Science Daily
A new way to 'freeze' cells promises to transform the common cell-freezing practice: A freezing method to keep cells alive without a cryoprotectant agent  Science Daily

Researchers in Japan have demonstrated preserving frozen animal cells without a cryoprotectant agent, relying instead on ultrarapid cooling.


Wed, 24 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
1 dead, 5 missing after U.S. military planes collide off coast of Japan - PBS NewsHour
1 dead, 5 missing after U.S. military planes collide off coast of Japan  PBS NewsHour

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


Thu, 06 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Photos: Today in History, June 24 - Shelby Star
Photos: Today in History, June 24  Shelby Star

Revelers celebrate in front of the Stonewall Inn in Manhattan's west village following the passing of the same sex marriage bill by a vote of 33 to 29, Friday, June ...


Mon, 24 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Machine Learning To Keep An Eye On Migrating Cells - Asian Scientist Magazine
Machine Learning To Keep An Eye On Migrating Cells  Asian Scientist Magazine

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


Tue, 02 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
KDDI and Samsung Successfully Complete 5G Multi-Device Trial at a Professional Baseball Stadium in Okinawa, Japan - Samsung Newsroom US
KDDI and Samsung Successfully Complete 5G Multi-Device Trial at a Professional Baseball Stadium in Okinawa, Japan  Samsung Newsroom US

Seoul, Korea – March 26, 2018 - KDDI and Samsung Electronics, Co., Ltd. (Samsung) today announced the successful completion of a 5G field trial held in Oki.


Sun, 25 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
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

European fund manager Romain Ruffenach discusses his interest in select Japanese stocks and the idea of value.


Mon, 09 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Top Tech Tips for Traveling to Japan - PCMag
Top Tech Tips for Traveling to Japan  PCMag

If you're planning a trip to Japan, here are some helpful tips to stay connected.


Wed, 11 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Immortalized Cell Line Market 2019 Global Trends, Market Share, Industry Size, Growth, Opportunities and Market Forecast to 2023 - Honest Version
Immortalized Cell Line Market 2019 Global Trends, Market Share, Industry Size, Growth, Opportunities and Market Forecast to 2023  Honest Version

Global Immortalized Cell Line Market Research Report: By Method (Virus Induction, HTERT Expression, Others), Application (Diagnostics, Drug Discovery, ...


Thu, 27 Jun 2019 08:26:14 GMT
Sea grapes reveal secrets of plant evolution - Science Daily
Sea grapes reveal secrets of plant evolution  Science Daily

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


Thu, 28 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Baseball: CL leader Hiroshima beats Chunichi 3-2 - The Mainichi
Baseball: CL leader Hiroshima beats Chunichi 3-2  The Mainichi

HIROSHIMA (Kyodo) -- Yusuke Nomura had just one strikeout but got the win after throwing seven scoreless innings as the Hiroshima Carp beat the Chunichi ...


Wed, 22 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
KDDI Offers Flat Rate Data Worldwide with eSIM Service Powered by Gigsky - The Fast Mode
KDDI Offers Flat Rate Data Worldwide with eSIM Service Powered by Gigsky  The Fast Mode

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


Sat, 20 Apr 2019 00:58:56 GMT
What bats, primates and even zebrafish tell us about human aging - Washington Post
What bats, primates and even zebrafish tell us about human aging  Washington Post

Researchers think the genes of such animals can provide clues to improve the ways we age. But others voice caution that such tests can apply to humans.


Mon, 17 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Genetic regulation of mitotic competence in G0 quiescent cells - Science Advances
Genetic regulation of mitotic competence in G0 quiescent cells  Science Advances

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


Wed, 15 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
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
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
Microwave technology leads to painless tests for breast cancer:The Asahi Shimbun - Asahi Shimbun
Microwave technology leads to painless tests for breast cancer:The Asahi Shimbun  Asahi Shimbun

Using calculations from a math whiz, a Japanese team developed “microwave mammography” that offers painless breast cancer screenings that are more ...


Wed, 17 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
KDDI, Samsung trial 5G at baseball stadium - Mobile World Live
KDDI, Samsung trial 5G at baseball stadium  Mobile World Live

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


Tue, 27 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Southern Japan braces as typhoon charts course for main island - CBC.ca
Southern Japan braces as typhoon charts course for main island  CBC.ca

Japan is bracing for high winds and heavy rain as a typhoon roars north, bringing high seas to outlying islands before taking aim at the country's main island this ...


Fri, 28 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
SoftBank tests 5G VR viewing experience at Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks baseball game - The Mainichi
SoftBank tests 5G VR viewing experience at Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks baseball game  The Mainichi

FUKUOKA -- SoftBank Corp. and the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks baseball team carried out a 3-D viewing experiment using 5G mobile communication technology ...


Fri, 22 Mar 2019 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
Machine learning tracks moving cells - Science Daily
Machine learning tracks moving cells  Science Daily

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


Wed, 13 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Thousands rally in Okinawa to stop new Camp Schwab runway - Stars and Stripes
Thousands rally in Okinawa to stop new Camp Schwab runway  Stars and Stripes

Locating military bases in Okinawa imposes an unfair burden on Okinawans and hinders the prefecture's economic development, protesters were told Sunday ...


Sun, 17 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT
What Is Squid Ink, and Should You Eat It? - Healthline
What Is Squid Ink, and Should You Eat It?  Healthline

Squid ink is a popular ingredient in Mediterranean and Japanese cuisine that adds a black-blue color and savory taste to dishes. This article explains what squid ...


Wed, 19 Jun 2019 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
Researchers find eNAMPT enzyme that rejuvenates aging mice:The Asahi Shimbun - Asahi Shimbun
Researchers find eNAMPT enzyme that rejuvenates aging mice:The Asahi Shimbun  Asahi Shimbun

A team of scientists experimenting on an enzyme not only extended the lifespan of mice but also reversed the aging process in terms of physical abilities, ...


Fri, 14 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
KDDI and Samsung Successfully Complete Live Real-Time Free-Viewpoint Video Stream Test on 5G - Samsung Newsroom
KDDI and Samsung Successfully Complete Live Real-Time Free-Viewpoint Video Stream Test on 5G  Samsung Newsroom

KDDI uses Samsung's 5G equipment to introduce a whole new, immersive viewing experience for sports and entertainment, enabling viewers to control their ...


Wed, 27 Jun 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
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
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
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
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
Japan typhoon: How many storms have hit Japan so far this year? Which has been the worst? - Express.co.uk
Japan typhoon: How many storms have hit Japan so far this year? Which has been the worst?  Express.co.uk

JAPAN has born the brunt of storms this year, with most recent Typhoon Kung-rey becoming the third to hit in less than a month. But how many storms have hit ...


Fri, 05 Oct 2018 07:00:00 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
Pritzker Prize awarded to Arata Isozaki, architect whose designs blend East and West - PBS NewsHour
Pritzker Prize awarded to Arata Isozaki, architect whose designs blend East and West  PBS NewsHour

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


Tue, 05 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
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
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
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
Inside the Ultimate Spa Treatment in Cannes - Hollywood Reporter
Inside the Ultimate Spa Treatment in Cannes  Hollywood Reporter

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


Thu, 16 May 2019 07:00:00 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
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'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
KAMEOKA CORNER: Japan's national parks | Lifestyles - Stillwater News Press
KAMEOKA CORNER: Japan's national parks | Lifestyles  Stillwater News Press

Japan is an island nation made up of more than 6000 inlands with more than 18000 miles of coastline, rugged mountainous terrain, beautiful lakes and ...


Sun, 26 Aug 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
Railway companies in eastern Japan set to relax rules for cellphones when near priority seats - The Japan Times
Railway companies in eastern Japan set to relax rules for cellphones when near priority seats  The Japan Times

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


Mon, 21 Sep 2015 07:00:00 GMT
Samsung Elec transmits baseball game via 5G real-time video solution - pulse
Samsung Elec transmits baseball game via 5G real-time video solution  pulse

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


Fri, 29 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Everything you need to know about Japan All-Star Series - Anaheim Angels
Everything you need to know about Japan All-Star Series  Anaheim Angels

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


Mon, 10 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT
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
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

NAHA, Japan, June 20 (UPI) -- 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
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
Mapping the genetic diversity of HLA haplotypes in the Japanese populations - Nature.com
Mapping the genetic diversity of HLA haplotypes in the Japanese populations  Nature.com

Japan has often been viewed as an Asian country that possesses a genetically homogenous community. The basis for partitioning the country into prefectures ...


Wed, 09 Dec 2015 08:00:00 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
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
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
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
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 ...


Sat, 15 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
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
One step closer to in vitro blood production - physicsworld.com
One step closer to in vitro blood production  physicsworld.com

Blood transplantation is currently the treatment of choice for a wide range of medical conditions, including pathologies such as cancer or acute events like ...


Tue, 07 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Proposed NPB expansion appears unlikely - The Japan Times
Proposed NPB expansion appears unlikely  The Japan Times

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


Sat, 14 Jun 2014 07:00:00 GMT
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
Entropy plays an important role in how living cells form tissues - physicsworld.com
Entropy plays an important role in how living cells form tissues  physicsworld.com

The process that causes living cells to club together to create tissues is driven by both biochemistry and thermodynamics, according to a new study by an ...


Tue, 11 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Hot spot: Is Tokyo finally going wireless? - The Japan Times
Hot spot: Is Tokyo finally going wireless?  The Japan Times

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


Sat, 09 Jul 2016 07:00:00 GMT
Typhoon Yutu path: Where is Super Typhoon heading now? Category 5 storm looks West - Express.co.uk
Typhoon Yutu path: Where is Super Typhoon heading now? Category 5 storm looks West  Express.co.uk

TYPHOON Yutu smashed into the US territory of the Northern Mariana Islands Thursday and is currently tracking westward. Where is Super Typhoon heading ...


Thu, 25 Oct 2018 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
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
Watch the full Japan All-Star Series on MLB.TV - MLB.com
Watch the full Japan All-Star Series on MLB.TV  MLB.com

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


Tue, 11 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT
Photoacoustic microscopy captures variation within tumours - physicsworld.com
Photoacoustic microscopy captures variation within tumours  physicsworld.com

A method to determine the metabolic activity of thousands of individual cells per hour in vitro has been demonstrated by researchers in the US. The team used ...


Fri, 10 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
mRNA Stability Regulates The Fine Line Between Cell Death & Survival - Asian Scientist Magazine
mRNA Stability Regulates The Fine Line Between Cell Death & Survival  Asian Scientist Magazine

A protein known as CNOT3 destablilzes the mRNA of cell death associated proteins, thereby determining whether cells undergo necroptosis.


Mon, 14 Dec 2015 08:00:00 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
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
Bats, primates and zebrafish hold clues to aging - Bend Bulletin
Bats, primates and zebrafish hold clues to aging  Bend Bulletin

Scientists who want to understand why some of us live longer and healthier have traditionally focused on studying centenarians from the world's “blue zones,” ...


Sun, 16 Jun 2019 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
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
MLB stars to return to Japan for series in November - MLB.com
MLB stars to return to Japan for series in November  MLB.com

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


Tue, 10 Jun 2014 07:00:00 GMT
Physics sheds light on how breast cancer spreads to bone - physicsworld.com
Physics sheds light on how breast cancer spreads to bone  physicsworld.com

Breast cancer is one of the most common cancers among women, and almost 30% of primary breast tumours metastasize to other organs, with bone among the ...


Thu, 06 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Seeing The World Through Fresh (Zebrafish) Eyes - Asian Scientist Magazine
Seeing The World Through Fresh (Zebrafish) Eyes  Asian Scientist Magazine

Using imaging and bioengineering techniques, scientists were able to observe how the eyes develop in live zebrafish embryos.


Fri, 24 Feb 2017 08:00:00 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
Fluidics and acoustics combine to reveal biophysical properties of single cells - physicsworld.com
Fluidics and acoustics combine to reveal biophysical properties of single cells  physicsworld.com

Even if you are not a scientist or an engineer, you have probably heard of “cellular dynamics”. For a long time, scientists and bioengineers have been interested ...


Tue, 12 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
5G is about to get a big boost from Trump and the FCC - Stars and Stripes
5G is about to get a big boost from Trump and the FCC  Stars and Stripes

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


Fri, 12 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
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
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 ...


Wed, 06 Dec 2017 08:00:00 GMT
3D cell printing enables investigations into cervical tumour metastasis - physicsworld.com
3D cell printing enables investigations into cervical tumour metastasis  physicsworld.com

The epithelial–mesenchymal transition (EMT) is a process by which polarized epithelial cells undergo multiple biochemical changes enabling their transfer into ...


Wed, 24 Oct 2018 07:00:00 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
Cellular building blocks create life-like constructs - physicsworld.com
Cellular building blocks create life-like constructs  physicsworld.com

One of the main challenges in tissue engineering today is to create a complete network of blood vessels and capillaries throughout an artificial tissue.


Fri, 03 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
PatcherBot robot frees humans from laborious lab work - physicsworld.com
PatcherBot robot frees humans from laborious lab work  physicsworld.com

An automated system for measuring the electrical properties of single cells can operate for hours without human input. Developed by the Precision Biosystems ...


Thu, 13 Jun 2019 07:00:00 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
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
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
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
Fluid in living cells is 300 times more viscous than honey, confirms non-invasive technique - physicsworld.com
Fluid in living cells is 300 times more viscous than honey, confirms non-invasive technique  physicsworld.com

The fluid inside a cell's nucleus is 300 times more viscous than honey, according to Alexandra Zidovska and colleagues at New York University in the US who ...


Wed, 10 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
All's fair when it comes to NHK's fare - The Japan Times
All's fair when it comes to NHK's fare  The Japan Times

In a country where TV fare typically involves panels of posturing personalities oohing and aahing over each other's exploits, Japan's two national NHK chan.


Sun, 16 Feb 2014 08:00:00 GMT

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

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


Tue, 13 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Japan Mobile Infrastructure, Broadband, Operators Statistics and Analyses 2019-2023 - ResearchAndMarkets.com - Yahoo Finance
Japan Mobile Infrastructure, Broadband, Operators Statistics and Analyses 2019-2023 - ResearchAndMarkets.com  Yahoo Finance

The "Japan - Mobile Infrastructure, Broadband, Operators - Statistics and Analyses" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. Mobile ...


Mon, 17 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
PHL, Japan businesses sign deals worth P288.8B - GMA News
PHL, Japan businesses sign deals worth P288.8B  GMA News

Philippine and Japanese businesses on Wednesday forged P288.804 billion worth of investment deals on the sidelines of President Rodrigo Duterte's third visit ...


Wed, 29 May 2019 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.


Wed, 01 Mar 2017 14:55:56 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
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
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
In major shift, Rakuten plots to become Japan's No. 4 wireless carrier - Reuters
In major shift, Rakuten plots to become Japan's No. 4 wireless carrier  Reuters

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


Wed, 13 Dec 2017 08:00:00 GMT
Rakuten 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
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
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
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
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
Smart Bar: Japan Gets Another Special Android Handset - TechCrunch
Smart Bar: Japan Gets Another Special Android Handset  TechCrunch

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


Fri, 09 Sep 2011 07:00:00 GMT
Japan's Willcom says files for bankruptcy - Reuters
Japan's Willcom says files for bankruptcy  Reuters

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


Thu, 18 Feb 2010 08:00:00 GMT
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
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
Init launches simulation tool for integrating EVs into fleets - ITS International
Init launches simulation tool for integrating EVs into fleets  ITS International

Init has launched a simulation and planning tool which it says will allow transit agencies and bus manufacturers to integrate electric vehicles (EV) into fleets.


Sun, 19 May 2019 15:59:57 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
PH eSports teams bag $77,714 prize at Mobile Legends Southeast Asia Cup - Inquirer.net
PH eSports teams bag $77,714 prize at Mobile Legends Southeast Asia Cup  Inquirer.net

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


Mon, 06 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
9 Racist Ads, Commercials That Promote Negative Images of Black People - Atlanta Black Star
9 Racist Ads, Commercials That Promote Negative Images of Black People  Atlanta Black Star

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


Tue, 19 Nov 2013 08:00:00 GMT
2019 Best April Fools Day Internet Pranks - April Fools' Day Game Pranks Wiki Guide - IGN
2019 Best April Fools Day Internet Pranks - April Fools' Day Game Pranks Wiki Guide  IGN

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


Sun, 28 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
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
A Jetsons future? Assessing the role of flying cars in sustainable mobility - Science Daily
A Jetsons future? Assessing the role of flying cars in sustainable mobility  Science Daily

A new study of the environmental sustainability impacts of flying cars, formally known as electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft, or VTOLs, finds that they ...


Tue, 09 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Axiata Digital sells portfolio to Singaporean fund for US$140m - The Sun Daily
Axiata Digital sells portfolio to Singaporean fund for US$140m  The Sun Daily

PETALING JAYA: Axiata Digital Sdn Bhd, the digital services arm of Axiata Group Bhd, is selling its digital ventures portfolio at a valuation of US$140 million ...


Tue, 30 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Eircom launches new mobile brand - Irish Times
Eircom launches new mobile brand  Irish Times

ITS METEOR mobile subsidiary already has about one million customers but Eircom yesterday launched a second brand in the hope…


Thu, 30 Sep 2010 07:00:00 GMT
Russia's Almaz-Antey to Display S-400, other Defensive Systems at Turkish Defence Event - Defenseworld.net
Russia's Almaz-Antey to Display S-400, other Defensive Systems at Turkish Defence Event  Defenseworld.net

Russia's Almaz-Antey, one of the biggest defence firms in the world, will display the controversial S-400 air defence systems at the IDEF 2019, the 14th ...


Fri, 26 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Ireland Mobile Infrastructure, Broadband, Operators Statistics and Analyses 2019 - ResearchAndMarkets.com - Yahoo Finance
Ireland Mobile Infrastructure, Broadband, Operators Statistics and Analyses 2019 - ResearchAndMarkets.com  Yahoo Finance

The "Ireland - Mobile Infrastructure, Broadband, Operators - Statistics and Analyses" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.


Tue, 18 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Singapore Winner Of Financial Race - Market Expert
Singapore Winner Of Financial Race  Market Expert

As Singapore has been the leading financial company in the region it has always stood out. The country had a focus to be leading in one major sector which is ...


Wed, 19 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
How to Watch the 2019 Met Gala Red Carpet - Cosmopolitan.com
How to Watch the 2019 Met Gala Red Carpet  Cosmopolitan.com

The 2019 Met Gala is going down on May 6 at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. Here's how to watch the iconic red carpet at home.


Mon, 06 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Everything You Need To Know About The Met Gala 2019 - Yahoo Lifestyle
Everything You Need To Know About The Met Gala 2019  Yahoo Lifestyle

From ELLE. The Metropolitan Museum of Art's annual Costume Institute Gala, more commonly known as The Met Gala, is one of fashion's biggest nights.


Fri, 26 Apr 2019 07:00:00 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 ...


Fri, 09 Sep 2011 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
What's hot in Tokyo: Where to eat, shop and play - Around DB and Life on Lantau
What's hot in Tokyo: Where to eat, shop and play  Around DB and Life on Lantau

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


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

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


Tue, 13 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT
What's in your bag, Sam Byford? - The Verge
What's in your bag, Sam Byford?  The Verge

What's in your bag? is a recurring feature where we ask people to tell us a bit more about their everyday gadgets by opening their bags and hearts to us.


Fri, 03 Feb 2012 08:00:00 GMT
Japan Leads U.S. in Fast and Cheap Internet Connections - New York Times
Japan Leads U.S. in Fast and Cheap Internet Connections  New York Times

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


Wed, 03 Oct 2007 07:00:00 GMT
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
Scottsdale Center For The Performing Arts Announces 2019/20 Season - Broadway World
Scottsdale Center For The Performing Arts Announces 2019/20 Season  Broadway World

It's a new season full of new experiences at Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts. The 2019 20 seaon is jam-packed with legends of world music, acclaimed ...


Tue, 14 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Japanese comedian parodies Trump in ramen skit - Japan Today
Japanese comedian parodies Trump in ramen skit  Japan Today

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


Wed, 30 Nov 2016 08:00:00 GMT
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
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
Russian state arms exporter signs contracts for $5.2 billion in 2019 - TASS
Russian state arms exporter signs contracts for $5.2 billion in 2019  TASS

MOSCOW, May 7. /TASS/. Since the beginning of 2019, the Russian sole state intermediary agency for exports or imports of defense-related products, ...


Tue, 07 May 2019 07:00:00 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
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
LTE: Around the World - GigaOm
LTE: Around the World  GigaOm

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


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

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 Japan, for spring ...


Wed, 07 Dec 2016 08:00:00 GMT
Trelleborg launches e-Mobility Seals to operate at high velocity - Plastics Insight
Trelleborg launches e-Mobility Seals to operate at high velocity  Plastics Insight

Trelleborg Sealing Solutions pioneers two seals namely, HiSpin PDR RT and HiSpin HS40 to cater to the e-Mobility applications. The new development is a ...


Thu, 21 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Kacey Musgraves Shines at Billy Reid’s Muscle Shoals Shindig - Rolling Stone
Kacey Musgraves Shines at Billy Reid’s Muscle Shoals Shindig  Rolling Stone

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


Tue, 28 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Trail-running Super-hero: Discovery Bay-resident Nikki Han - Around DB and Life on Lantau
Trail-running Super-hero: Discovery Bay-resident Nikki Han  Around DB and Life on Lantau

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


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

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


Tue, 01 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
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
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
BCCI Ethics Officer lays down ground rules to ensure only genuine complaints are entertained - DNA India
BCCI Ethics Officer lays down ground rules to ensure only genuine complaints are entertained  DNA India

Inundated with frivolous complaints in recent times, the BCCI's Ombudsman and Ethics Officer D K Jain has devised a mechanism to ensure that only genuine ...


Sat, 11 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Robot 'conductor' steals the show from Italy's top tenor - Phys.Org
Robot 'conductor' steals the show from Italy's top tenor  Phys.Org

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


Wed, 13 Sep 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Best Online Sports Betting Sites in USA for NFL Fans - thesportsdaily.com
Best Online Sports Betting Sites in USA for NFL Fans  thesportsdaily.com

You had almost seven months to research the best online sportsbooks in USA. Why did you wait until the football season is upon us to find NFL gambling sites?


Mon, 03 Sep 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
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
How The Open is modernising against a traditional backdrop - SportsPro Media
How The Open is modernising against a traditional backdrop  SportsPro Media

The R&A's chief commercial officer Neil Armit explains how and why The Open Championship, has begun embarking on a modernisation project to make an ...


Wed, 25 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Eircom becomes Eir in €16m rebranding exercise - Irish Times
Eircom becomes Eir in €16m rebranding exercise  Irish Times

New name, new logo, but is it a dinosaur, a tapeworm, or an old-school telephone cord?


Wed, 16 Sep 2015 07:00:00 GMT
Should we agree with Sprint's CEO that AT&T will be too big? - Geek.com
Should we agree with Sprint's CEO that AT&T will be too big?  Geek.com

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


Fri, 25 Mar 2011 07:00:00 GMT
A Canadian’s first-person account of the Japan earthquake - Toronto Star
A Canadian’s first-person account of the Japan earthquake  Toronto Star

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


Fri, 11 Mar 2011 08:00:00 GMT
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
Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Market Expand Their Businesses With New Investments In 2019 And Coming Future - Market Reporter
Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Market Expand Their Businesses With New Investments In 2019 And Coming Future  Market Reporter

Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Market report profiles topmost manufactures operating (Panasonic, Plug Power, Ballard Power Systems, Nedstack, Hydrogenics, ...


Wed, 19 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Be smart when it comes to a new phone and buy one that suits you - Irish Times
Be smart when it comes to a new phone and buy one that suits you  Irish Times

Before you trade up to a new smartphone – and the choice is huge – think what features matter most to you.


Thu, 09 Apr 2015 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
Global Video Streaming Media Software Market Size, Status and Forecast 2025 - Crypto News Today
Global Video Streaming Media Software Market Size, Status and Forecast 2025  Crypto News Today

In this report, the Global Video Streaming Media Software market is valued at USD XX million in 2017 and is expected to reach USD XX million by the end of ...


Fri, 21 Jun 2019 06:09:18 GMT
Certificates on call: Maharashtra launches first e-mobile initiative in country - Daily News & Analysis
Certificates on call: Maharashtra launches first e-mobile initiative in country  Daily News & Analysis

Change is at your doorstep. Applying for government certificates is now as simple as ordering pizza on phone. Not only the certificates will be delivered at your ...


Tue, 19 Aug 2014 07:00:00 GMT
Cos she’s worth it: A decade of daring design - Irish Times
Cos she’s worth it: A decade of daring design  Irish Times

Karin Gustafsson, creative director, on the Swedish brand's 10th anniversary collection.


Sat, 06 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Vodafone ordered to tell customers how to exit contracts - Irish Times
Vodafone ordered to tell customers how to exit contracts  Irish Times

Vodafone has been ordered to tell Irish customers how they can cancel their contracts. A state watchdog said the telecoms company was not complying with ...


Thu, 06 Aug 2015 07:00:00 GMT
BUSINESS NEWS IN BRIEF 23/11 - News VietNamNet - VietNamNet Bridge
BUSINESS NEWS IN BRIEF 23/11 - News VietNamNet  VietNamNet Bridge

Ninh Thuan steps up implementation of wind power projects, EVN accelerating electricity projects to ensure supply for next year, New airline to debut early next ...


Fri, 23 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Global Motorcycle Insurance Market Size, Status and Forecast 2025 - Crypto News Today
Global Motorcycle Insurance Market Size, Status and Forecast 2025  Crypto News Today

In this report, the Global Motorcycle Insurance market is valued at USD XX million in 2017 and is expected to reach USD XX million by the end of 2025, growing ...


Fri, 21 Jun 2019 06:09:00 GMT
America Is the Richest, and Most Unequal, Country - Fortune
America Is the Richest, and Most Unequal, Country  Fortune

The world is awash in personal wealth: $153.2 trillion in total, according to Allianz's new Global Wealth Report 2015. That's enough to pay three times the world's ...


Wed, 30 Sep 2015 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
Fortune 5: The Biggest Organized Crime Groups in the World - Fortune
Fortune 5: The Biggest Organized Crime Groups in the World  Fortune

Cyber crime is grabbing the headlines these days, but the largest criminal gangs are still making most of their money from drugs, sex, and extortion.


Sun, 14 Sep 2014 07:00:00 GMT
Expert Ireland forced to change website to inform consumers of rights - Irish Times
Expert Ireland forced to change website to inform consumers of rights  Irish Times

Competition and Consumer Protection Commission takes action against electrical retailer.


Tue, 22 Dec 2015 08:00:00 GMT
Global Neuropsychiatric Disorders And Treatment Market Intelligence Report for Comprehensive Information 2019-2024 - Honest Version
Global Neuropsychiatric Disorders And Treatment Market Intelligence Report for Comprehensive Information 2019-2024  Honest Version

The Global Neuropsychiatric Disorders And Treatment Market report offers majority of the latest and newest industry data that covers the overall market situation ...


Thu, 21 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Waterford retail centre for €22.5m - Irish Times
Waterford retail centre for €22.5m  Irish Times

City Square Shopping Centre likely to undergo major revamp after sale.


Wed, 11 Mar 2015 07:00:00 GMT
Global Arrowroot Market Report 2019 by Supply, Demand, Consumption, Sale, Price, Share, Revenue and Top Manufacturers - Market Reporter
Global Arrowroot Market Report 2019 by Supply, Demand, Consumption, Sale, Price, Share, Revenue and Top Manufacturers  Market Reporter

Starch obtained from the rootstock of several tropical plants i.e. maranta traditionally known as Maranta arundinacea is known as Arrowroot. Maranta is a large ...


Thu, 20 Jun 2019 18:18:50 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
Holiday Gift Guide 2017: Christmas gift ideas for the family - Around DB and Life on Lantau
Holiday Gift Guide 2017: Christmas gift ideas for the family  Around DB and Life on Lantau

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


Tue, 05 Dec 2017 08:00:00 GMT
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
Cat Furniture Market 2019 – Global Sales,Price,Revenue,Gross Margin and Market Share - Market Reporter
Cat Furniture Market 2019 – Global Sales,Price,Revenue,Gross Margin and Market Share  Market Reporter

Cat Furniture Industry 2019. Description:- The worldwide market for Cat Furniture is expected to grow at a CAGR of roughly over the next five years, will reach ...


Fri, 07 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Global Extra Virgin Olive Oil Market Various Trends, Drivers, Restraints, Opportunities, and Threats in the target market till 2023 - Cryptocurrency News
Global Extra Virgin Olive Oil Market Various Trends, Drivers, Restraints, Opportunities, and Threats in the target market till 2023  Cryptocurrency News

Global Extra Virgin Olive Oil Market By Type, applications, Regions and Top Key Players – Global Forecast to 2023. Global Extra Virgin Olive Oil Market Report ...


Tue, 29 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Tom turkey strutting his stuff in your yard is saying: 'I'm the top bird around here' - Minneapolis Star Tribune
Tom turkey strutting his stuff in your yard is saying: 'I'm the top bird around here'  Minneapolis Star Tribune

Q: We've had two tom turkeys feeding under our feeders every morning, but lately one bird has been spreading his feathers, peacock-style, and strutting around ...


Tue, 06 Feb 2018 08:00:00 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
How Alabama's Single Lock Records became a must-hear indie label - al.com - AL.com
How Alabama's Single Lock Records became a must-hear indie label - al.com  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 ...


Sat, 23 Feb 2019 02:02:52 GMT
Perioral Rejuvenations Market Predicts Massive Growth by 2025: Key Players| Leica Microsystems, Optomic, Medical Experts, Orion Medic - Market News Biz
Perioral Rejuvenations Market Predicts Massive Growth by 2025: Key Players| Leica Microsystems, Optomic, Medical Experts, Orion Medic  Market News Biz

HTF MI recently introduced latest version Global Perioral Rejuvenations Market Study 2019. It covered product Scope, Market Share, Size, Revenue, ...


Tue, 02 Jul 2019 21:33:00 GMT
Great escapes: Holiday destinations within three hours of Hong Kong - Around DB and Life on Lantau
Great escapes: Holiday destinations within three hours of Hong Kong  Around DB and Life on Lantau

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


Fri, 13 Oct 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Food for thought: Gary Stokes talks vegan dining and eco activism - Around DB and Life on Lantau
Food for thought: Gary Stokes talks vegan dining and eco activism  Around DB and Life on Lantau

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


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

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


Sat, 11 Mar 2017 19:37:26 GMT
The Fortune 500's 10 biggest health-care companies - Fortune
The Fortune 500's 10 biggest health-care companies  Fortune

Ten of America's 50 biggest companies are in health care; the roster includes big pharmacies, insurers and some names you wouldn't expect.


Sat, 20 Jun 2015 07:00:00 GMT
N-heptane Market Segments, Opportunity, Growth and Forecast By End-use Industry 2018-2026 - Market Reporter
N-heptane Market Segments, Opportunity, Growth and Forecast By End-use Industry 2018-2026  Market Reporter

When n-heptane is deployed as a test fuel component in anti-knock test engines, a 100% heptane fuel denotes the zero point of the octane rating scale.


Tue, 28 May 2019 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
Global Automotive Coupling Market Research Report 2017 - Crypto News Today
Global Automotive Coupling Market Research Report 2017  Crypto News Today

In this report, the Global Automotive Coupling market is valued at USD XX million in 2017 and is expected to reach USD XX million by the end of 2025, growing ...


Tue, 16 Jul 2019 17:43:30 GMT
BWW Review: Sierra's the Winner, But Blythe Steals the 2017 Richard Tucker Gala at Carnegie Hall - Broadway World
BWW Review: Sierra's the Winner, But Blythe Steals the 2017 Richard Tucker Gala at Carnegie Hall  Broadway World

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


Fri, 15 Dec 2017 08:00:00 GMT
Chilean terminals opt for large cranes from Terex Port Solutions - American Journal of Transportation
Chilean terminals opt for large cranes from Terex Port Solutions  American Journal of Transportation

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


Tue, 27 Sep 2016 07:00:00 GMT
Airports push for Aadhaar-enabled entry: System rolled out for Bengaluru, Hyderabad - Firstpost
Airports push for Aadhaar-enabled entry: System rolled out for Bengaluru, Hyderabad  Firstpost

To make passenger entry easier and elevate the level of security at airports across India, the civil aviation ministry is close to rolling out Aadhar-enabled entry in ...


Thu, 04 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT

Major Japan mobile carriers accelerating moves to share 5G base stations - The Mainichi
Major Japan mobile carriers accelerating moves to share 5G base stations  The Mainichi

TOKYO -- Major Japanese mobile phone carriers are accelerating moves to share 5G mobile network base stations, industry sources said.


Sun, 07 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Jibun Bank to Sponsor IHS Markit Japan PMI™ Surveys - Yahoo Finance
Jibun Bank to Sponsor IHS Markit Japan PMI™ Surveys  Yahoo Finance

New Flash Japan Services PMI to launch on 24 July 2019.


Sun, 30 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
KDDI CORP/ADR (OTCMKTS:KDDIY) Upgraded to Hold at Zacks Investment Research - Trent Times
KDDI CORP/ADR (OTCMKTS:KDDIY) Upgraded to Hold at Zacks Investment Research  Trent Times

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of KDDI CORP/ADR (OTCMKTS:KDDIY) from a strong sell rating to a hold rating in a research note issued to ...


Thu, 18 Jul 2019 14:47:29 GMT
KDDI CORP/ADR (OTCMKTS:KDDIY) Lifted to Hold at Zacks Investment Research - Riverton Roll
KDDI CORP/ADR (OTCMKTS:KDDIY) Lifted to Hold at Zacks Investment Research  Riverton Roll

KDDI CORP/ADR (OTCMKTS:KDDIY) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note issued to ...


Wed, 17 Jul 2019 10:09:55 GMT
KDDI rolls out new 'price down' smartphone plans for Japan amid government push for lower rates - The Japan Times
KDDI rolls out new 'price down' smartphone plans for Japan amid government push for lower rates  The Japan Times

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


Mon, 13 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Japanese mobile carriers KDDI and SoftBank postpone sales of new Huawei smartphones following US blacklisting - The Japan Times
Japanese mobile carriers KDDI and SoftBank postpone sales of new Huawei smartphones following US blacklisting  The Japan Times

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


Wed, 22 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
KDDI CORP ORDINARY SHARES (OTCMKTS:KDDIF) Stock Is Shorted More - Invest Tribune
KDDI CORP ORDINARY SHARES (OTCMKTS:KDDIF) Stock Is Shorted More  Invest Tribune

The stock of KDDI CORP ORDINARY SHARES (OTCMKTS:KDDIF) registered an increase of 76.51% in short interest. KDDIF's total short interest was 2.10 ...


Wed, 17 Jul 2019 13:34:08 GMT
KDDI says it will cut fees by up to 40%, joining carrier price war:The Asahi Shimbun - Asahi Shimbun
KDDI says it will cut fees by up to 40%, joining carrier price war:The Asahi Shimbun  Asahi Shimbun

Telecommunications giant KDDI Corp. announced it will cut fees by up to 40 percent, taking up the challenge thrown down by rival NTT Docomo Inc. in April.


Tue, 14 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Japan's KDDI teams up with Tepco on retail power and gas - Nikkei Asian Review
Japan's KDDI teams up with Tepco on retail power and gas  Nikkei Asian Review

TOKYO -- Japanese telecom giant KDDI is set to enter an electricity and gas retail partnership with regional power utility Tokyo Electric Po.


Mon, 18 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
KDDI uses Nokia G.fast platform to roll out au Hikari MDU Type G services - LightWave Online
KDDI uses Nokia G.fast platform to roll out au Hikari MDU Type G services  LightWave Online

Nokia says it has supplied G.fast technology to KDDI as a means to enhance broadband connections to customers in multiple dwelling units (MDUs) in Japan.


Mon, 04 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
KDDI CORP/ADR (OTCMKTS:KDDIY) Rating Lowered to Sell at ValuEngine - Mayfield Recorder
KDDI CORP/ADR (OTCMKTS:KDDIY) Rating Lowered to Sell at ValuEngine  Mayfield Recorder

ValuEngine downgraded shares of KDDI CORP/ADR (OTCMKTS:KDDIY) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report published on Saturday, July 6th, ...


Sun, 21 Jul 2019 04:05:26 GMT
KDDI set to launch smartphone payment service, joining rivals SoftBank and Docomo - The Japan Times
KDDI set to launch smartphone payment service, joining rivals SoftBank and Docomo  The Japan Times

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


Fri, 05 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
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
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
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'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
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
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
Huawei: UK, Japanese carriers stop selling phones as US move bites - NEWS.com.au
Huawei: UK, Japanese carriers stop selling phones as US move bites  NEWS.com.au

Long held national security concerns harboured by Western countries including Australia, coupled with a trade war between Washington and Beijing, have left ...


Fri, 24 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Japan enacts bill aimed at lowering mobile phone fees - The Japan Times
Japan enacts bill aimed at lowering mobile phone fees  The Japan Times

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


Fri, 10 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Japan's KDDI to launch limited 5G services in 2019 - RCR Wireless News
Japan's KDDI to launch limited 5G services in 2019  RCR Wireless News

KDDI recently signed an deal with compatriot commerce giant Rakuten through which the latter will use KDDI's 4G network for the provision of mobile services.


Fri, 09 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Japanese mobile operators will spend $14.4 billion on 5G networks by 2024 - TechRepublic
Japanese mobile operators will spend $14.4 billion on 5G networks by 2024  TechRepublic

To receive spectrum allocation rights, Japanese mobile network operators are required to cover every prefecture within two years.


Thu, 11 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Japan Cabinet OKs bill forcing firms to separate mobile phone and data costs in bid to lower prices - The Japan Times
Japan Cabinet OKs bill forcing firms to separate mobile phone and data costs in bid to lower prices  The Japan Times

The Cabinet of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday approved a proposed legal revision to lower fees for mobile phone services amid criticism that domestic ...


Tue, 05 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
KDDI, Sumitomo jointly enter Myanmar mobile game market - Myanmar Times
KDDI, Sumitomo jointly enter Myanmar mobile game market  Myanmar Times

Major Japanese mobile carrier KDDI Corp. and trading house Sumitomo Corp. are launching a mobile game business in Myanmar in cooperation with a ...


Sun, 26 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Docomo, KDDI and SoftBank bet on 5G for new revenue streams - Nikkei Asian Review
Docomo, KDDI and SoftBank bet on 5G for new revenue streams  Nikkei Asian Review

TOKYO -- Japan's big three mobile carriers are looking to enter new markets with the help of 5G technology as a fourth competitor threatens.


Tue, 29 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Disney to Launch Streaming Service on Japanese Mobile Network Docomo - Hollywood Reporter
Disney to Launch Streaming Service on Japanese Mobile Network Docomo  Hollywood Reporter

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


Wed, 27 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
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 gov't ponders forcing mobile phone cancellation fees down to 1000 yen or less - The Mainichi
Japan gov't ponders forcing mobile phone cancellation fees down to 1000 yen or less  The Mainichi

TOKYO -- The government is considering forcing Japan's mobile phone carriers to cut contract cancellation fees to 1000 yen or less, making it easier.


Mon, 10 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Rakuten partners KDDI ahead of mobile launch - Mobile World Live
Rakuten partners KDDI ahead of mobile launch  Mobile World Live

Rakuten, which is scheduled to enter the mobile space in Japan in October 2019, signed a deal which will see it use KDDI's 4G network in return for helping the ...


Thu, 01 Nov 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Rakuten has SoftBank in its sights - TechCrunch
Rakuten has SoftBank in its sights  TechCrunch

This week, I've tried to do something new at TechCrunch with this experimental column — getting obsessed about a topic broadly in tech and writing a ...


Fri, 09 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
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
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
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
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
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
Japan gov't to require mobile phone operators cut cancel fees 90% - The Mainichi
Japan gov't to require mobile phone operators cut cancel fees 90%  The Mainichi

TOKYO (Kyodo) -- The government plans to impose new regulations on mobile phone operators to cut cancellation fees by 90 percent to 1000 yen ($9) or.


Wed, 12 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Why Japanese innovation is surging ahead of the 2020 Olympics - JLL Australia
Why Japanese innovation is surging ahead of the 2020 Olympics  JLL Australia

Visitors to the 2020 Olympic Games in Japan will find technology front and center. Autonomous taxis are set to shuffle visitors between the airport and sporting ...


Thu, 13 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Friday, April 12, 2019 This Week in Japan - IZANAU
Friday, April 12, 2019 This Week in Japan  IZANAU

The latest headlines in Japan for the week of April 8, 2019.


Fri, 12 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Tokyo VR simulation gives high-impact lesson on dangers of using phone while cycling - The Mainichi
Tokyo VR simulation gives high-impact lesson on dangers of using phone while cycling  The Mainichi

TOKYO -- Virtual reality (VR) technology was used to warn participants about the dangers of using a smartphone while riding a bicycle, during an event.


Fri, 24 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
No Huawei in UK and Japan - ACS
No Huawei in UK and Japan  ACS

Four mobile carriers in Britain and Japan have announced they will delay the release of Huawei 5G handsets. Britain's EE and Vodafone said they would hold ...


Fri, 24 May 2019 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
Disney to Launch Streaming Service in Japan - TheWrap
Disney to Launch Streaming Service in Japan  TheWrap

The Walt Disney Company revealed plans Thursday morning to launch a new streaming *service* in Japan.The unnamed OTT platform will launch in March using.


Thu, 28 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Under pressure, Japan's mobile carriers simplify plans - Nikkei Asian Review
Under pressure, Japan's mobile carriers simplify plans  Nikkei Asian Review

TOKYO -- Japan's three largest wireless carriers will simplify mobile contracts to encourage competition and fairness, but their changes are.


Thu, 30 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Major Japanese and UK mobile carriers delay release of Huawei phones amid security fears - SBS
Major Japanese and UK mobile carriers delay release of Huawei phones amid security fears  SBS

Four major Japanese and British mobile carriers say they will delay releasing new 5G handsets made by Huawei amid a United States-led crackdown on the ...


Thu, 23 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Flip phone popularity remains unbowed in smartphone era Japan - The Mainichi
Flip phone popularity remains unbowed in smartphone era Japan  The Mainichi

TOKYO -- Flip phones continue to maintain their popularity in Japan despite the widespread uptake of smartphones. The devices, very much yesterday's t.


Sun, 21 Apr 2019 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
Sydney is home to new AU$224m Equinix data centre - ZDNet
Sydney is home to new AU$224m Equinix data centre  ZDNet

SY5 is expected to open adjacent to SY4 in Alexandria in the third quarter of 2019.


Mon, 25 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Japan's top three telcos to exclude Huawei, ZTE network equipment -Kyodo - iTnews
Japan's top three telcos to exclude Huawei, ZTE network equipment -Kyodo  iTnews

Japan's big three telecom operators plan not to use current equipment and upcoming fifth-generation (5G) gear from China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd and ...


Tue, 11 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Tencent, Line plan Japan mobile payment service - Mobile World Live
Tencent, Line plan Japan mobile payment service  Mobile World Live

Chinese internet giant Tencent and Japan-based messaging company Line partnered to tap into a rising wave of Chinese tourists with plans to launch a mobile ...


Tue, 27 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
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
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
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
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
Sunshine Coast Council makes AU$35m investment for local JGA cable landing - ZDNet
Sunshine Coast Council makes AU$35m investment for local JGA cable landing  ZDNet

Combination of Queensland and Sunshine Coast Council provide AU$50 million for overseas cable connection that avoids Sydney.


Fri, 07 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
KDDI 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
NEC supplying 10G-EPON for KDDI's au Hikari Home 10 Giga FTTH service - LightWave Online
NEC supplying 10G-EPON for KDDI's au Hikari Home 10 Giga FTTH service  LightWave Online

NEC Corp. (NEC; TSE: 6701) said it will supply a 10G-EPON system to support KDDI Corp.'s au Hikari Home 10 Giga fiber to the home (FTTH) *service* to enable ...


Mon, 26 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Japan's leading designers combine to create the latest Infobar smartphone - Engadget
Japan's leading designers combine to create the latest Infobar smartphone  Engadget

Japanese carrier au by KDDI has been creating tech-as-art for well over a decade with its Infobar line of phones. After starting with a stylish-but-dumb camer...


Mon, 19 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT
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
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 startup in the low-cost IoT ...


Wed, 09 Aug 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Carrier App Stores Suck, So Japan’s KDDI Did Something Different And Is Pulling In $250M A Year For Apps - TechCrunch
Carrier App Stores Suck, So Japan’s KDDI Did Something Different And Is Pulling In $250M A Year For Apps  TechCrunch

When Apple launched its app store about five years ago, the company had no idea it would become the success it is today. It disintermediated carriers from what ...


Sat, 16 Mar 2013 07:00:00 GMT
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
'VR of sound' works for entertainment and surveillance alike - Nikkei Asian Review
'VR of sound' works for entertainment and surveillance alike  Nikkei Asian Review

TOKYO -- Japanese telecom company KDDI has come up with a new way to lose yourself in music.The company on March 14 revealed a video of a female.


Mon, 02 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Japan's KDDI to release Fx0, a Firefox phone for the masses - Android Authority
Japan's KDDI to release Fx0, a Firefox phone for the masses  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
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
The INFOBAR xv is a gorgeous Japanese feature phone that can run a limited number of Android apps - Android Police
The INFOBAR xv is a gorgeous Japanese feature phone that can run a limited number of Android apps  Android Police

This fall will mark the 15th anniversary of the original INFOBAR feature phone in Japan, and telecoms corporation KDDI is releasing a new edition of the... by ...


Sat, 14 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Sri Lanka bombings 2019: Victims killed in Easter Sunday terror identified - NEWS.com.au
Sri Lanka bombings 2019: Victims killed in Easter Sunday terror identified  NEWS.com.au

Billionaire ASOS owner Anders Holch Povlsen has lost three of his four children in the Sri Lanka terror attacks.


Tue, 23 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
The JeSU's Akihito Furusawa on Growing Esports in Japan - The Esports Observer
The JeSU's Akihito Furusawa on Growing Esports in Japan  The Esports Observer

Since the announcement of the Japan Esports Union (JeSU) in February, esports growth in Japan has become a major talking point in the industry.


Wed, 19 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Naoto Fukasawa designs streamlined Infobar A03 smartphone for KDDI - Dezeen
Naoto Fukasawa designs streamlined Infobar A03 smartphone for KDDI  Dezeen

Japanese designer Naoto Fukasawa has created a new version of his simple smartphone for telecommunications company KDDI.


Wed, 28 Jan 2015 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
Sony Xperia Z4 To Launch On Japan's Au By KDDI On June 11 - Android Headlines - Android News
Sony Xperia Z4 To Launch On Japan's Au By KDDI On June 11  Android Headlines - Android News

Sony has recently introduced the Xperia Z4 as its new flagship in Japan, which sounds logical enough, given its last generation flagship was named the Xperia ...


Wed, 10 Jun 2015 07:00:00 GMT
KDDI to supply SIM cards for Toyota's connected cars - Nikkei Asian Review
KDDI to supply SIM cards for Toyota's connected cars  Nikkei Asian Review

TOKYO -- KDDI will start supplying subscriber identity module, or SIM, cards for Toyota Motor's connected cars in 2019. The new cards will enable comm.


Mon, 18 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
6.6M users apply for KDDI’s au WALLET - Mobile World Live
6.6M users apply for KDDI’s au WALLET  Mobile World Live

Japanese mobile operator KDDI has seen 6.6 million users apply for its au WALLET prepaid card programme (as of October 20, 2014), which was launched in ...


Mon, 03 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT
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
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 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
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 Finest: KDDI Fall Winter Cellphone Line - Gizmodo.com
Japan's Finest: KDDI Fall Winter Cellphone Line  Gizmodo.com

Proving again that Japan has the prettiest phones in the world, au by KDDI has released its Fall and Winter lines, showing off eight new models with emphases ...


Tue, 28 Oct 2008 07:00:00 GMT
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
NTT Docomo faces 5G infrastructure investment balancing act with fee reductions - The Mainichi
NTT Docomo faces 5G infrastructure investment balancing act with fee reductions  The Mainichi

TOKYO -- Mobile phone carrier NTT Docomo Inc.'s April 15 announcement that it would slash monthly fees and simplify contracts starting in June this ye.


Tue, 16 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
INFOBAR C01: Japan’s Newest (And Most Colorful) Android Phone - TechCrunch
INFOBAR C01: Japan’s Newest (And Most Colorful) Android Phone  TechCrunch

Japan's mobile landscape is currently in the midst of an Android revolution, and today KDDI au (the country's second biggest carrier) announced another 5 ...


Mon, 16 Jan 2012 08:00:00 GMT
Japan's Big Three Carriers Explained - SoftBank - TechnoBuffalo
Japan's Big Three Carriers Explained - SoftBank  TechnoBuffalo

You are no doubt well educated in the policies and ways of Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint if you are a frequent reader of TechnoBuffalo. America's largest ...


Sun, 27 Oct 2013 07:00:00 GMT
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
KDDI to offer online life insurance at mobile phone stores - Nikkei Asian Review
KDDI to offer online life insurance at mobile phone stores  Nikkei Asian Review

TOKYO -- Telecom giant KDDI will merchandise life insurance plans for Lifenet Insurance at its mobile phone shops as part of efforts to increase subsc.


Wed, 10 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT
MWC19: Rakuten provides a template for how the future 5G network could look - Rethink Research
MWC19: Rakuten provides a template for how the future 5G network could look  Rethink Research

Japan's ecommerce company, turned MNO, Rakuten, was certainly the belle of the ball at MWC this year, and not just because they are the lead sponsor for the ...


Tue, 05 Mar 2019 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
Vertiv chosen to build Sunshine Coast subsea cable landing station - ZDNet
Vertiv chosen to build Sunshine Coast subsea cable landing station  ZDNet

Vertiv has won the tender to design and build the cable landing station for the Sunshine Coast International Broadband Submarine Cable, which will connect to ...


Fri, 30 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
A Japanese startup is set to go hunting for ice… on the Moon - TechRadar
A Japanese startup is set to go hunting for ice… on the Moon  TechRadar

Last night, Israel's first mission to the moon launched successfully on a SpaceX rocket. Israel now looks set to become the fourth nation to briefly put a lander on ...


Fri, 22 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Indigo subsea cable system chooses NextDC datacentres - ZDNet
Indigo subsea cable system chooses NextDC datacentres  ZDNet

The Indigo submarine cable will land in NextDC's P1, P2, S1, and S2 datacentres across Perth and Sydney.


Wed, 14 Nov 2018 08:00:00 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
5G spectrum roundup: Asia-Pacific - RCR Wireless News
5G spectrum roundup: Asia-Pacific  RCR Wireless News

Based on 5G spectrum availability, Asia-Pacific countries like South Korea and Japan are expected to be among the early adopters of 5G technologies.


Wed, 28 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Japan's best smartphone is hiding an "awful" secret (hint: it's Korean) - Android Authority
Japan's best smartphone is hiding an "awful" secret (hint: it's Korean)  Android Authority

The announcement of the Galaxy S6/Edge for Japan was rather unremarkable, except for the fact that no one wants to mention the name "Samsung". Curious.


Thu, 09 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT
Rakuten promises world's first end-to-end cloud-native 4G network - Rethink Research
Rakuten promises world's first end-to-end cloud-native 4G network  Rethink Research

A small but influential group of mobile operators are introducing radical new approaches to network build-out, to disruptive effect, in some key world markets.


Mon, 04 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Japanese Mobile Carrier SoftBank Rejects Huawei, Chooses Nokia and Ericsson for 5G Network - The Epoch Times
Japanese Mobile Carrier SoftBank Rejects Huawei, Chooses Nokia and Ericsson for 5G Network  The Epoch Times

Softbank, a Japanese telecom company, has now officially excluded its long-time supplier and Chinese tech giant Huawei for ...


Fri, 31 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Naoto Fukasawa: Between craft and design - The Japan Times
Naoto Fukasawa: Between craft and design  The Japan Times

Naoto Fukasawa is probably best known internationally for his designs for Muji, in particular for the wall-mounted CD player he created in 1999, which was.


Sat, 25 Feb 2017 08:00:00 GMT
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
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
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
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
Indigo subsea cable completes Sydney landing - ZDNet
Indigo subsea cable completes Sydney landing  ZDNet

The subsea cable being built by SubPartners, Google, Singtel, Telstra, AARNet, and Indosat Ooredoo has landed in Sydney ahead of connecting the city with ...


Mon, 29 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT

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