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NTT Docomo to begin 5G trial services on Friday at Rugby World Cup venues and stores - The Japan Times
NTT Docomo to begin 5G trial services on Friday at Rugby World Cup venues and stores  The Japan Times

Mobile phone carrier NTT Docomo Inc. said Wednesday that it would begin on Friday a trial *service* allowing people in Tokyo and other major cities, includin.


Thu, 19 Sep 2019 10:33:00 GMT
NTT Docomo to scrap early termination penalty fees - The Japan News
NTT Docomo to scrap early termination penalty fees  The Japan News

TOKYO (Jiji Press) — Mobile phone carrier NTT Docomo Inc. said Tuesday that it will eliminate its penalty charges for early termination of two-year contracts for ...


Wed, 18 Sep 2019 12:51:00 GMT
NTT Docomo to scrap early termination fees for some users - The Japan Times
NTT Docomo to scrap early termination fees for some users  The Japan Times

Mobile phone carrier NTT Docomo Inc. said Tuesday that it will eliminate penalty fees for early termination of two-year contracts for certain users. Subscr.


Tue, 17 Sep 2019 12:52:00 GMT
NTT Docomo payment services restored - NHK WORLD
NTT Docomo payment services restored  NHK WORLD

Japanese mobile phone *service* provider NTT Docomo says it restored normal operations to its smartphone payment services at around 10:40 a.m. on Friday.


Fri, 20 Sep 2019 02:30:23 GMT
NTT Docomo phone payment service goes offline - NHK WORLD
NTT Docomo phone payment service goes offline  NHK WORLD

Japanese mobile phone *service* provider NTT Docomo says its smartphone payment services have been not available since Friday morning due to system ...


Fri, 20 Sep 2019 02:30:24 GMT
Japan's NTT DoCoMo Goes for Gold Wth Multivendor 5G Plans - Light Reading
Japan's NTT DoCoMo Goes for Gold Wth Multivendor 5G Plans  Light Reading

Japan's biggest operator will introduce 5G services based on O-RAN specifications in what it claims is a world first.


Wed, 18 Sep 2019 11:37:39 GMT
Exclusive: NTT Docomo will block Huawei from mobile 5G network - Nikkei Asian Review
Exclusive: NTT Docomo will block Huawei from mobile 5G network  Nikkei Asian Review

TOKYO -- NTT Docomo, Japan's largest mobile carrier, has decided to exclude Huawei Technologies from its upcoming 5G mobile phone *service*, Nikkei has.


Tue, 17 Sep 2019 10:01:00 GMT
Apple launches iPhone 11 series in Japan - Kyodo News Plus
Apple launches iPhone 11 series in Japan  Kyodo News Plus

Apple Inc. launches the iPhone 11 series in Japan amid increased competition from other major handset manufacturers including those from China and South ...


Fri, 20 Sep 2019 04:54:44 GMT
Cloudian Spins Off AI-focused Tech With $9M From NTT Docomo, Others - CRN: The Biggest Tech News For Partners, And The IT Channel
Cloudian Spins Off AI-focused Tech With $9M From NTT Docomo, Others  CRN: The Biggest Tech News For Partners, And The IT Channel

Edgematrix received $9 million in investment from NTT Docomo, Shimizu, and Japan Post Capital.


Tue, 17 Sep 2019 12:00:00 GMT
Docomo trials 5G for Rugby World Cup - Mobile World Live
Docomo trials 5G for Rugby World Cup  Mobile World Live

NTT Docomo launched pre-commercial 5G *service* in select areas of major cities in Japan, delivering on its commitment to provide trial coverage at stadiums for ...


Fri, 20 Sep 2019 07:54:02 GMT
Genvid and NTT Docomo demo 5G LAN party at Tokyo Game Show - VentureBeat
Genvid and NTT Docomo demo 5G LAN party at Tokyo Game Show  VentureBeat

Genvid Technologies and Japan's NTT Docomo are hosting an interactive streaming event at Tokyo Game Show (TGS) 2019 to show how 5G will transform ...


Thu, 12 Sep 2019 16:15:00 GMT
Apple iPhone 11 released in Japan - The Japan News
Apple iPhone 11 released in Japan  The Japan News

TOKYO (Jiji Press) — Apple Inc.'s newest iPhone 11 series of smartphones were released in Japan on Friday, with major mobile phone operators offering ...


Fri, 20 Sep 2019 09:58:00 GMT
Nokia and NTT DoCoMo to use 5G and AI to monitor workers - ZDNet
Nokia and NTT DoCoMo to use 5G and AI to monitor workers  ZDNet

Telco equipment maker Nokia, Japanese telco NTT DoCoMo, and industrial automation company Omron have agreed to conduct 5G trials at their plants and ...


Tue, 10 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT
SoftBank to move up Japan 5G network plans by 2 years - Nikkei Asian Review
SoftBank to move up Japan 5G network plans by 2 years  Nikkei Asian Review

TOKYO -- Japanese telecommunications carrier SoftBank Corp. looks to finish the initial stage of building its fifth-generation wireless network t.


Mon, 16 Sep 2019 16:48:00 GMT
NTT DOCOMO Awards Gilat an LTE Satellite Backhaul Project to Expand Its LTE Footprint - PRNewswire
NTT DOCOMO Awards Gilat an LTE Satellite Backhaul Project to Expand Its LTE Footprint  PRNewswire

PETAH TIKVA, Israel, Sept. 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. (NASDAQ: GILT) (TASE: GILT), a worldwide leader in satellite networking...


Tue, 03 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Huawei gets support from Japan's NTT Docomo - Chinadaily USA
Huawei gets support from Japan's NTT Docomo  Chinadaily USA

NTT Docomo Inc, Japan's largest telecom carrier by users, is resuming orders from Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, as the Chinese telecom giant is securing key ...


Thu, 22 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Japan's mobile phone carriers to launch new iPhones on Sept. 20 - The Japan Times
Japan's mobile phone carriers to launch new iPhones on Sept. 20  The Japan Times

Japan's three major mobile phone carriers are set to release the latest models of Apple Inc.'s popular iPhone series on Sept. 20. The three carriers — NTT.


Thu, 12 Sep 2019 05:24:00 GMT
NTT DOCOMO Selects Gilat for LTE Satellite Backhaul - The Fast Mode
NTT DOCOMO Selects Gilat for LTE Satellite Backhaul  The Fast Mode

NTT DOCOMO, the largest mobile carrier in Japan, awarded Gilat a project for LTE satellite backhaul, to expand its LTE footprint.


Thu, 05 Sep 2019 11:51:26 GMT
Mobile phone networks fully restored in Chiba - NHK WORLD
Mobile phone networks fully restored in Chiba  NHK WORLD

Mobile phone services by Japan's three major carriers have been fully restored in Chiba Prefecture, 10 days after the networks were disrupted by a typhoon.


Thu, 19 Sep 2019 08:52:26 GMT
LINE Pay, Merpay, NTT DOCOMO, KDDI to form business alliance to spur cashless payments - FinanceFeeds
LINE Pay, Merpay, NTT DOCOMO, KDDI to form business alliance to spur cashless payments  FinanceFeeds

Through this business alliance, the four companies will promote the introduction of their mobile payment services to stores and businesses. New collaboration ...


Wed, 18 Sep 2019 09:51:24 GMT
Docomo to deploy 4G/5G multi-vendor RAN based on O-RAN specifications - Telecompaper
Docomo to deploy 4G/5G multi-vendor RAN based on O-RAN specifications  Telecompaper

NTT Docomo, in partnership with Fujitsu, NEC and Nokia, has achieved multi-vendor interoperability across 4G and 5G base station equipment compatible with ...


Wed, 18 Sep 2019 07:43:00 GMT
KDDI Joins Merpay, LINE Pay, and Docomo's Mobile Payment Alliance - The Fast Mode
KDDI Joins Merpay, LINE Pay, and Docomo's Mobile Payment Alliance  The Fast Mode

Merpay, LINE Pay, NTT DOCOMO, and KDDI have signed a letter of intent for a business alliance to make cashless transactions more widely available.


Fri, 20 Sep 2019 01:51:08 GMT
5G stocks among rare winners in Japan's sluggish market - The Japan Times
5G stocks among rare winners in Japan's sluggish market  The Japan Times

Even with an ongoing trade war between the world's two biggest economies, and a weak domestic market, some Japanese investors suggest going long on ...


Thu, 05 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Japan gov't to warn SoftBank, KDDI of smartphone discount plans - The Mainichi
Japan gov't to warn SoftBank, KDDI of smartphone discount plans  The Mainichi

TOKYO (Kyodo) -- The government plans to require mobile carriers KDDI Corp. and SoftBank Corp. to ensure that customers of their new discount plans wi.


Tue, 17 Sep 2019 21:18:23 GMT
Does roaming look different in a 5G world? - FierceWireless
Does roaming look different in a 5G world?  FierceWireless

PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island—Roaming models are poised to change in the years to come as networks shift to 5G and automation plays a larger role. As rural ...


Thu, 19 Sep 2019 14:42:00 GMT
Heineken Ireland Ramps Up RWC 2019 Campaign - AdWorld
Heineken Ireland Ramps Up RWC 2019 Campaign  AdWorld

With the Rugby World Cup in Japan now underway, Heineken, one of World Rugby's major worldwide partners, has launched the latest iteration of its Irish ...


Fri, 20 Sep 2019 15:38:00 GMT
Government to warn SoftBank and KDDI over smartphone discount plans - The Japan Times
Government to warn SoftBank and KDDI over smartphone discount plans  The Japan Times

The government plans to require mobile carriers KDDI Corp. and SoftBank Corp. to ensure that customers of their new discount plans will have their handsets.


Wed, 18 Sep 2019 09:39:00 GMT
NTT Docomo, Omron and Nokia to run joint 5G trials at their plants - Technology Magazine
NTT Docomo, Omron and Nokia to run joint 5G trials at their plants  Technology Magazine

Omron, Nokia and Docomo would work to determine the feasibility of concept of a production line which is layout-free through Autonomous Mobile Robots ...


Wed, 11 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Huawei launches new 5G flagship Mate 30 smartphones without Google apps - TechNode
Huawei launches new 5G flagship Mate 30 smartphones without Google apps  TechNode

Huawei launched a new 5G-compatible smartphone lineup in Munich, Germany on Thursday without Google apps or access to its services as the Chiese tech ...


Fri, 20 Sep 2019 03:40:48 GMT
DOCOMO Joins 5G Alliance for Connected Industries and Automation - Yahoo Finance
DOCOMO Joins 5G Alliance for Connected Industries and Automation  Yahoo Finance

NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today that it has joined the 5G Alliance for Connected Industries and Automation (5G-ACIA) with the aim of further advancing ...


Sun, 01 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT
SoftBank to abolish two-year binding mobile phone contracts in Japan - The Japan Times
SoftBank to abolish two-year binding mobile phone contracts in Japan  The Japan Times

SoftBank Corp. said Friday that from next week it will stop giving its mobile phone users two-year contracts that offer discounts on monthly communication.


Fri, 06 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT
KDDI joins Mobile Payment Alliance - Telecompaper
KDDI joins Mobile Payment Alliance  Telecompaper

Japanese operator KDDI has joined the Mobile Payment Alliance (MoPA). The MoPA alliance of merchant stores was established by Line Pay and Merpay in ...


Thu, 19 Sep 2019 06:33:00 GMT
KDDI mobile network restored in Chiba - NHK WORLD
KDDI mobile network restored in Chiba  NHK WORLD

Phone services have been limited in Chiba Prefecture near Tokyo for over a week due to blackouts caused by a typhoon, but major cell phone carrier KDDI says ...


Wed, 18 Sep 2019 07:00:09 GMT
Tokyo stocks bounce back on Fed decision to cut interest rate - The Japan Times
Tokyo stocks bounce back on Fed decision to cut interest rate  The Japan Times

Stocks rebounded on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Thursday, mainly buoyed by an interest rate cut by the U.S. Federal Reserve. The 225-issue Nikkei average ...


Thu, 19 Sep 2019 08:32:00 GMT
NTT Docomo Ventures invests in Solairo - Telecompaper
NTT Docomo Ventures invests in Solairo  Telecompaper

Japan's NTT Docomo Ventures invested in Solairo, a Japanese web-based customer *service* platform provider, through a fund managed by NDV. Solairo is a ...


Thu, 22 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT
NTT DOCOMO joins 5G-ACIA to advance smart factory - FutureIoT
NTT DOCOMO joins 5G-ACIA to advance smart factory  FutureIoT

NTT DOCOMO has joined the 5G Alliance for Connected Industries and Automation (5G-ACIA) to advance the use of 5G technology in the manufacturing sector.


Fri, 06 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT
High-speed 5G network seen as ready to give big boost to online gaming - The Japan Times
High-speed 5G network seen as ready to give big boost to online gaming  The Japan Times

At this year's Tokyo Game Show, the big draw was next-generation 5G networking — setting pulses racing with the prospect of a radically more immersiv.


Mon, 16 Sep 2019 07:15:00 GMT
Rakuten delays full-scale mobile phone services - The Japan Times
Rakuten delays full-scale mobile phone services  The Japan Times

E-commerce giant Rakuten Inc. said Friday it would postpone the launch of its own wireless telecommunications network until April, from its original planned ...


Fri, 06 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Video game changer: Japan developers reset strategy in 5G era - Nikkei Asian Review
Video game changer: Japan developers reset strategy in 5G era  Nikkei Asian Review

TOKYO -- Video game developers in Japan are searching for ways to drive the next stage of growth and play catch-up with foreign peers in an industry t.


Thu, 12 Sep 2019 20:40:00 GMT
Phone services remain limited in typhoon-hit areas - NHK WORLD
Phone services remain limited in typhoon-hit areas  NHK WORLD

Japan's mobile carriers say their phone services remain limited in Chiba Prefecture, as well as some other areas, mainly in the Kanto region. They cite antenna ...


Wed, 11 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT
M2M/IoT Communications Market 2019 Global Perspective – Softbank, NTT Docomo, KDDI, SK Telecom, T-Mobile Netherlands, Telstra, Singtel - Impartnews
M2M/IoT Communications Market 2019 Global Perspective – Softbank, NTT Docomo, KDDI, SK Telecom, T-Mobile Netherlands, Telstra, Singtel  Impartnews

The latest research study from MRInsights.biz with the title Global M2M/IoT Communications Market 2019 by Company, Regions, Type and Application, Forecast ...


Fri, 20 Sep 2019 05:47:00 GMT
Phone services still limited after typhoon - NHK WORLD
Phone services still limited after typhoon  NHK WORLD

Japan's mobile carriers say their phone services remain limited in Chiba Prefecture and on an island off Tokyo. The disruption has been caused by Typhoon ...


Thu, 12 Sep 2019 14:42:00 GMT
Disaster message services available on heavy rain - NHK WORLD
Disaster message services available on heavy rain  NHK WORLD

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


Tue, 27 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Japan Names Squad for 2019 Rugby World Cup - Nippon.com
Japan Names Squad for 2019 Rugby World Cup  Nippon.com

Japan's 31-man squad for the 2019 Rugby World Cup that is set to kick off in Tokyo on September 20.


Fri, 06 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Transport chaos caused by strongest typhoon in Japan's metropolitan area - The Japan News
Transport chaos caused by strongest typhoon in Japan's metropolitan area  The Japan News

Heavy rain and winds pummeled the Kanto region on Monday as Typhoon No. 15 made landfall near Chiba at around 5 a.m..


Mon, 09 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Japan shows off 5G at sporting events - NHK WORLD
Japan shows off 5G at sporting events  NHK WORLD

Japanese mobile carriers are using sporting events to give consumers a preview of the capabilities of 5G technology.


Sun, 25 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Nokia, NTT DOCOMO and OMRON bring 5G to smart factory trial - FutureIoT
Nokia, NTT DOCOMO and OMRON bring 5G to smart factory trial  FutureIoT

Nokia, NTT DOCOMO and OMRON Corporation have agreed this week to conduct joint field trials using 5G at their manufacturing sites.


Thu, 12 Sep 2019 02:13:41 GMT
Japan Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Statistics and Analyses 2019 - ResearchAndMarkets.com - Business Wire
Japan Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Statistics and Analyses 2019 - ResearchAndMarkets.com  Business Wire

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


Mon, 02 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Location-Based Services and Real-Time Location Systems Market: 2019 Global Trend and 2024 Forecast Research Report - Rapid News Network
Location-Based Services and Real-Time Location Systems Market: 2019 Global Trend and 2024 Forecast Research Report  Rapid News Network

ORBIS RESEARCH has recently announced “Global Location-Based Services and Real-Time Location Systems Market” report with all the critical analysis on ...


Fri, 20 Sep 2019 10:55:23 GMT
DOCOMO to Start Deployment of World's First 4G/5G Multi-vendor Open RAN - The Fast Mode
DOCOMO to Start Deployment of World's First 4G/5G Multi-vendor Open RAN  The Fast Mode

NTT DOCOMO announced that in collaboration with Fujitsu, NEC and Nokia, it has successfully achieved multi-vendor interoperability across a variety of 4G and ...


Thu, 19 Sep 2019 01:08:51 GMT
Head to Head Contrast: NTT Docomo (OTCMKTS:DCMYY) vs. Motorola Solutions (OTCMKTS:MSI) - TechNewsObserver
Head to Head Contrast: NTT Docomo (OTCMKTS:DCMYY) vs. Motorola Solutions (OTCMKTS:MSI)  TechNewsObserver

NTT Docomo (OTCMKTS:DCMYY) and Motorola Solutions (NYSE:MSI) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better ...


Tue, 17 Sep 2019 04:46:18 GMT
Japan's Rakuten delays mobile service launch, shares drop - Yahoo Finance
Japan's Rakuten delays mobile service launch, shares drop  Yahoo Finance

Japanese internet firm Rakuten said on Friday it was pushing back the commercial launch of its mobile *service*, a setback to billionaire founder and chief ...


Thu, 05 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Twenty years of emoji ?? ?? ?? ?? - NHK WORLD
Twenty years of emoji ?? ?? ?? ??  NHK WORLD

Emoji are 20 years old this year. The little pictograms from Japan have become ubiquitous in communication worldwide, and they're constantly growing in ...


Sat, 24 Aug 2019 01:09:49 GMT
High-speed 5G network seen as ready to spur online gaming - Kyodo News Plus
High-speed 5G network seen as ready to spur online gaming  Kyodo News Plus

Next-generation 5G networking was the big draw at Tokyo Game Show 2019, setting pulses racing with the prospect of a radically more immersive gaming ...


Sun, 15 Sep 2019 05:54:38 GMT
Japanese stocks eke out gains, defensives sought - Reuters
Japanese stocks eke out gains, defensives sought  Reuters

Japanese shares posted modest gains on Wednesday, led by buying in defensives such as telecommunications and consumer-linked firms, though concerns ...


Wed, 28 Aug 2019 03:21:00 GMT
Singtel the only Singapore firm among world’s 100 most inclusive companies: D&I Index - Business Insider
Singtel the only Singapore firm among world’s 100 most inclusive companies: D&I Index  Business Insider

Business Insider - More than 7000 publicly traded companies globally were considered for the list.. Read more at businessinsider.sg.


Tue, 17 Sep 2019 21:16:00 GMT
NTT DOCOMO Ventures Invests in Trifacta - WebWire
NTT DOCOMO Ventures Invests in Trifacta  WebWire

NTT DOCOMO Ventures, Inc. (headquartered in Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan; President and CEO, Takayuki Inagawa) has invested in Trifacta, Inc. (headquartered ...


Mon, 16 Sep 2019 14:53:51 GMT
Cloudian launches EDGEMATRIX subsidiary for artificial intelligence processing - Smart Highways
Cloudian launches EDGEMATRIX subsidiary for artificial intelligence processing  Smart Highways

Cloudian has announced the creation of EDGEMATRIX, a majority-owned subsidiary led by Hiroshi Ohta, Cloudian co-founder. The new company will provide ...


Wed, 18 Sep 2019 09:42:31 GMT
NTT Docomo reopens reservations for Huawei smartphones - The Japan Times
NTT Docomo reopens reservations for Huawei smartphones  The Japan Times

Mobile phone carrier NTT Docomo Inc. on Wednesday restarted accepting orders for a new smartphone model made by Chinese telecommunications ...


Wed, 21 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT
NTT Docomo, KDDI log lower profits in April-June - The Japan Times
NTT Docomo, KDDI log lower profits in April-June  The Japan Times

Major mobile phone carriers NTT Docomo Inc. and KDDI Corp. saw their consolidated net profits drop in April-June while rival SoftBank Corp.'s net profit ro.


Tue, 06 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT
SoftBank-sized chill sweeps through Asia’s tech universe - Financial Times
SoftBank-sized chill sweeps through Asia’s tech universe  Financial Times

Tech Scroll Asia, your guide to the billions made and lost in Asia tech.


Wed, 18 Sep 2019 11:40:00 GMT
Which vendor leads in 5G contracts? - FierceWireless
Which vendor leads in 5G contracts?  FierceWireless

The quantity and quality of 5G contracts are both important metrics for wireless equipment vendors.


Fri, 13 Sep 2019 15:59:54 GMT
Docomo wades into 5G hype versus reality debate - Mobile World Live
Docomo wades into 5G hype versus reality debate  Mobile World Live

LIVE FROM 5G ASIA, SINGAPORE: Takehiro Nakamura, GM of NTT Docomo's 5G Laboratories (pictured), highlighted a significant gap between the actual ...


Wed, 11 Sep 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
Guam, Japan students talk to each other through Docomo 5G lab - Pacific News Center
Guam, Japan students talk to each other through Docomo 5G lab  Pacific News Center

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Fri, 23 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Launch of a new edge analytics subsidiary by the Data storage firm Cloudian - Market Research Report
Launch of a new edge analytics subsidiary by the Data storage firm Cloudian  Market Research Report

A firm which enables businesses to manage and store loads of data, Cloudian, made an announcement today regarding the launch of Edgematrix, which is a ...


Fri, 20 Sep 2019 11:50:00 GMT
Who will be the top points scorer at Rugby World Cup? - South China Morning Post
Who will be the top points scorer at Rugby World Cup?  South China Morning Post

Can anyone match Simon Culhane's 45 points in a single match, a record set in All Blacks 1995 World Cup win over Japan.


Sun, 15 Sep 2019 08:36:39 GMT
BTRC may face investment arbitration soon - The Daily Star
BTRC may face investment arbitration soon  The Daily Star

With the serving of show-cause notices on Robi and Grameenphone as to why their licences will not be cancelled for not paying the so-called 'dues', the ...


Mon, 16 Sep 2019 18:00:00 GMT
Japan's NTT Docomo to resume Huawei P30 Pro smartphone orders ahead of September rollout - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua
Japan's NTT Docomo to resume Huawei P30 Pro smartphone orders ahead of September rollout - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

TOKYO, Aug. 20 (Xinhua) -- NTT Docomo Inc. said Tuesday it will restart accepting orders for Huawei Technologies Co.'s high-end P30 Pro smartphone after the ...


Tue, 20 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Technology connects students from Guam and Japan - The Guam Daily Post
Technology connects students from Guam and Japan  The Guam Daily Post

Differences in time zones and location no longer mattered when two groups of students – one in Japan and another on Guam – shared lessons about ...


Sat, 24 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Magic Leap Gets $280 Million From NTT DoCoMo, Which Will Be AR Company’s Exclusive Carrier in Japan - Variety
Magic Leap Gets $280 Million From NTT DoCoMo, Which Will Be AR Company’s Exclusive Carrier in Japan  Variety

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


Fri, 26 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Singapore performs poorly in two separate global polls on workplace diversity and inclusion - The Online Citizen
Singapore performs poorly in two separate global polls on workplace diversity and inclusion  The Online Citizen

Singapore is among the worse countries in the world in terms of workplace diversity and inclusion practices, according to the inaugural Kantar Inclusion Index ...


Wed, 18 Sep 2019 05:32:47 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
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
Global LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) Mobile Technologies Market 2019, Analysis by Growing Demand, Emerging Trends, Market Size, Segmentation, Business, Strategic Assessment and Regional Outlook 2025 - Rapid News Network
Global LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) Mobile Technologies Market 2019, Analysis by Growing Demand, Emerging Trends, Market Size, Segmentation, Business, Strategic Assessment and Regional Outlook 2025  Rapid News Network

Global LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) Mobile Technologies Market Report published by ORBIS RESEARCH has made a brilliant attempt to provide a comprehensive ...


Fri, 20 Sep 2019 07:37:31 GMT
Docomo to share data on 70m Japanese customers - Nikkei Asian Review
Docomo to share data on 70m Japanese customers  Nikkei Asian Review

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


Sat, 09 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
NTT Docomo 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 07:00:00 GMT
Which of Japan's three mobile operators — NTT Docomo, SoftBank and KDDI — would you recommend and why? - Japan Today
Which of Japan's three mobile operators — NTT Docomo, SoftBank and KDDI — would you recommend and why?  Japan Today

None of the three. Used all three of them over the years and all three of them offer the same hostage packages. They are all smiles as long as you're a customer ...


Tue, 02 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Docomo profit warning marks end of an era for Japan telecoms - Nikkei Asian Review
Docomo profit warning marks end of an era for Japan telecoms  Nikkei Asian Review

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


Sat, 27 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
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
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
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
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
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 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
Global Visible Light Communication Equipments Market Key Business Opportunities | Avago Technologies Japan, Casio Computer, Fuji Television - NewsStoner
Global Visible Light Communication Equipments Market Key Business Opportunities | Avago Technologies Japan, Casio Computer, Fuji Television  NewsStoner

The Global Visible Light Communication Equipments Market report provide a meticulous evaluation of all of the segments included in the report. The segments ...


Fri, 20 Sep 2019 07:58:00 GMT
Docomo's cheaper plans slow to entice subscribers - Nikkei Asian Review
Docomo's cheaper plans slow to entice subscribers  Nikkei Asian Review

TOKYO -- Japanese mobile carrier NTT Docomo has seen less customer interest than anticipated in new *service* plans priced as much as 40% lower, CE.


Fri, 12 Jul 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
LTE Advanced and 5G Market Projected to Gain Significant Value by 2015 – 2021 - Wolf Mirror
LTE Advanced and 5G Market Projected to Gain Significant Value by 2015 – 2021  Wolf Mirror

LTE (long term evolution) advanced is a mobile communication standard and a key enhancement in long term evolution. Current LTE technology offers internet ...


Fri, 20 Sep 2019 15:32:00 GMT
“Above the Trend Line” – Your Industry Rumor Central for 9/16/2019 - insideBIGDATA
“Above the Trend Line” – Your Industry Rumor Central for 9/16/2019  insideBIGDATA

Above the Trend Line: your industry rumor central is a recurring feature of insideBIGDATA. In this column, we present a variety of short time-critical news items ...


Mon, 16 Sep 2019 15:30:00 GMT
NEC, Fujitsu start to deliver 5G radio equipment to NTT DoCoMo - RCR Wireless News
NEC, Fujitsu start to deliver 5G radio equipment to NTT DoCoMo  RCR Wireless News

Japanese companies NEC Corporation and Fujitsu said they started to deliver 5G equipment for compatriot telco NTT DoCoMo's 5G deployment. NEC said it is ...


Wed, 31 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
M2M/IoT Communications Market 2019 Precise Outlook – Softbank, NTT Docomo, KDDI, SK Telecom, T-Mobile Netherlands, Telstra - island Daily Tribune
M2M/IoT Communications Market 2019 Precise Outlook – Softbank, NTT Docomo, KDDI, SK Telecom, T-Mobile Netherlands, Telstra  island Daily Tribune

M2M/IoT Communications Market report studies the latest industry trends, market development aspects, market gains, and industry scenario during the forecast ...


Mon, 09 Sep 2019 10:26:19 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
Global SMS Firewall Market 2019 Industry Significant Trends – China Mobile, BICS, Tata Communications Limited, SAP SE, China Unicom, iBasis (Tofane Global) - Herald Writer 24
Global SMS Firewall Market 2019 Industry Significant Trends – China Mobile, BICS, Tata Communications Limited, SAP SE, China Unicom, iBasis (Tofane Global)  Herald Writer 24

The market research study titled Global SMS Firewall Market 2019 by Company, Regions, Type and Application, Forecast to 2024 is crafted with a concise ...


Fri, 20 Sep 2019 13:16:15 GMT
Docomo offers Disney content in preparation for 5G era - Nikkei Asian Review
Docomo offers Disney content in preparation for 5G era  Nikkei Asian Review

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


Wed, 27 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
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
5G Infrastructure Market Survey Report on Status, Technology Advancements and Future Outlook 2019 to 2025 | Cisco Systems, Samsung Electronics, Intel Corporation, Nokia Networks - NewsStoner
5G Infrastructure Market Survey Report on Status, Technology Advancements and Future Outlook 2019 to 2025 | Cisco Systems, Samsung Electronics, Intel Corporation, Nokia Networks  NewsStoner

Latest Industry Outline on “Global 5G Infrastructure Market 2019 to 2025” in-depth analysis of the market state and also the competitive landscape globally.


Fri, 20 Sep 2019 14:04:00 GMT
Reviewing NTT Docomo (OTCMKTS:DCMYY) and Motorola Solutions (OTCMKTS:MSI) - Tech Know Bits
Reviewing NTT Docomo (OTCMKTS:DCMYY) and Motorola Solutions (OTCMKTS:MSI)  Tech Know Bits

NTT Docomo (OTCMKTS:DCMYY) and Motorola Solutions (NYSE:MSI) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better business ...


Thu, 19 Sep 2019 05:40:50 GMT
eSIM Market Outlook 2019: Business Overview, Industry Insights, Top company analysis and Forecast by 2026 - NewsStoner
eSIM Market Outlook 2019: Business Overview, Industry Insights, Top company analysis and Forecast by 2026  NewsStoner

Verified Market Research provides an authentic report about the eSIM Market. The research report details the milestones that the global market for eSIM has ...


Fri, 20 Sep 2019 12:33:00 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

Honda brings scooter-sharing to Japan with SoftBank venture - Nikkei Asian Review
Honda brings scooter-sharing to Japan with SoftBank venture  Nikkei Asian Review

TOKYO -- Honda Motor launched Japan's first scooter-sharing *service* Friday in Tokyo, teaming with a group member of telecom giant SoftBank in an effort to ...


Fri, 20 Sep 2019 20:00:00 GMT
SoftBank to move up Japan 5G network plans by 2 years - Nikkei Asian Review
SoftBank to move up Japan 5G network plans by 2 years  Nikkei Asian Review

TOKYO -- Japanese telecommunications carrier SoftBank Corp. looks to finish the initial stage of building its fifth-generation wireless network t.


Mon, 16 Sep 2019 16:48:00 GMT
SoftBank reportedly accelerates Japan’s 5G network plans by 2 years - VentureBeat
SoftBank reportedly accelerates Japan’s 5G network plans by 2 years  VentureBeat

Japan's top carriers appear to be moving up their 5G rollout timetables, with an eye to more quickly increasing coverage throughout the island nation.


Tue, 17 Sep 2019 14:27:00 GMT
SoftBank Aims For Two-Year 5G Headstart In Japan - pymnts.com
SoftBank Aims For Two-Year 5G Headstart In Japan  pymnts.com

Japan-based SoftBank Corp. said it is two years ahead of schedule on its release for 5G technology in the country, and it hopes the early release will help it to ...


Wed, 18 Sep 2019 01:09:56 GMT
SoftBank to abolish two-year binding mobile phone contracts in Japan - The Japan Times
SoftBank to abolish two-year binding mobile phone contracts in Japan  The Japan Times

SoftBank Corp. said Friday that from next week it will stop giving its mobile phone users two-year contracts that offer discounts on monthly communication.


Fri, 06 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Gone in 146 seconds: Japan's investors race to buy SoftBank bonds - The Japan Times
Gone in 146 seconds: Japan's investors race to buy SoftBank bonds  The Japan Times

Monex Group Inc.'s online brokerage sold out ¥500 million ($4.6 million) of SoftBank Group Corp. bonds to individual Japanese investors in less than three.


Thu, 12 Sep 2019 09:03:00 GMT
SoftBank's biggest backers rethink role in next Vision Fund after bet on WeWork sours - The Japan Times
SoftBank's biggest backers rethink role in next Vision Fund after bet on WeWork sours  The Japan Times

The biggest backers of SoftBank Group Corp.'s gargantuan Vision Fund are reconsidering how much to commit to its next investment vehicle as an oversized bet ...


Tue, 17 Sep 2019 07:10:00 GMT
Softbank Whiz cleaning robot available outside of Japan - Design World Network
Softbank Whiz cleaning robot available outside of Japan  Design World Network

Tokyo-based Softbank Robotics is bringing its Whiz commercial cleaning robot to Hong Kong and Macau on trial and subscription basis. These are the first two ...


Tue, 17 Sep 2019 18:45:00 GMT
Government to warn SoftBank and KDDI over smartphone discount plans - The Japan Times
Government to warn SoftBank and KDDI over smartphone discount plans  The Japan Times

The government plans to require mobile carriers KDDI Corp. and SoftBank Corp. to ensure that customers of their new discount plans will have their handsets.


Wed, 18 Sep 2019 09:39:00 GMT
SoftBank-backed Japan startup Uhuru to raise $50 million in London IPO: source - Reuters
SoftBank-backed Japan startup Uhuru to raise $50 million in London IPO: source  Reuters

SoftBank-backed Japanese startup Uhuru is expected to raise at least 5 billion yen ($50 million) ahead of its listing on London's junior AIM market on Oct. 23, ...


Fri, 30 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Apple's 11 series handsets go on sale in iPhone-loving Japan - The Japan Times
Apple's 11 series handsets go on sale in iPhone-loving Japan  The Japan Times

Apple Inc. launched its iPhone 11 series in Japan on Friday amid increased competition from other major smartphone manufacturers, including those from Chin.


Fri, 20 Sep 2019 08:04:00 GMT
Japan's SoftBank increases stake in Brazilian lender Banco Inter - Reuters
Japan's SoftBank increases stake in Brazilian lender Banco Inter  Reuters

Japan's SoftBank Group Corp <9984.T> has raised its stake in Banco Inter SA to 14.94% from 8.10%, according to a document filed by the Brazilian lender on ...


Mon, 16 Sep 2019 13:11:00 GMT
Yahoo Japan Takes on Amazon, Rakuten With $3.7 Billion Deal - The Wall Street Journal
Yahoo Japan Takes on Amazon, Rakuten With $3.7 Billion Deal  The Wall Street Journal

Yahoo Japan plans to take a 50.1% stake in Japanese online fashion retailer Zozo, while Zozo founder Yusaku Maezawa resigned as CEO to focus on personal ...


Thu, 12 Sep 2019 14:40:00 GMT
SoftBank-backed Mapbox finds its way into Japanese smart industry - Nikkei Asian Review
SoftBank-backed Mapbox finds its way into Japanese smart industry  Nikkei Asian Review

PALO ALTO, U.S. -- U.S.-based mapping startup Mapbox is taking a different direction in Japan. The company, which provides digital map servi.


Wed, 04 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT
SoftBank-sized chill sweeps through Asia’s tech universe - Financial Times
SoftBank-sized chill sweeps through Asia’s tech universe  Financial Times

Tech Scroll Asia, your guide to the billions made and lost in Asia tech.


Wed, 18 Sep 2019 11:40:00 GMT
SoftBank is pushing WeWork to postpone its contentious IPO - The Japan Times
SoftBank is pushing WeWork to postpone its contentious IPO  The Japan Times

Executives of WeWork and its largest investor, SoftBank, are discussing whether to shelve plans for an initial public offering of the money-losing co-worki.


Tue, 10 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT
WeWork IPO turns contentious at SoftBank’s Vision Fund - Los Angeles Times
WeWork IPO turns contentious at SoftBank’s Vision Fund  Los Angeles Times

As WeWork contemplates listing on the public markets at a far lower valuation than previously expected, its biggest backer — Japan's SoftBank Group Corp.


Fri, 06 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT
SoftBank to abolish binding contracts - The Japan News
SoftBank to abolish binding contracts  The Japan News

TOKYO (Jiji Press) — SoftBank Corp. said Friday it will abolish its practice of offering discounts in mobile phone communications fees on condition that users not ...


Fri, 06 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Japan shares climb on upbeat U.S. data, weaker yen; SoftBank Group slips - Yahoo Finance
Japan shares climb on upbeat U.S. data, weaker yen; SoftBank Group slips  Yahoo Finance

... * Nikkei at new 1-mth high, posts biggest weekly gain since Apr. * Weak yen pushes up machinery and auto makers. * SoftBank Group drops on news that ...


Fri, 06 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Blackstone-backed home automation company to merge with SoftBank unit - Reuters
Blackstone-backed home automation company to merge with SoftBank unit  Reuters

Vivint Smart Home Inc, a home automation company backed by Blackstone Group, on Monday agreed to merge with a company funded by a unit of Japan's ...


Mon, 16 Sep 2019 11:56:00 GMT
SoftBank to end practice of issuing 2-year binding mobile contracts - Japan Today
SoftBank to end practice of issuing 2-year binding mobile contracts  Japan Today

SoftBank Corp said Friday it will from next week, stop signing up its mobile phone users to two-year contracts that discount monthly communication fees but ...


Sat, 07 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Intelsat sues OneWeb broadband satellite venture over a mega-deal that went sour - Yahoo Tech
Intelsat sues OneWeb broadband satellite venture over a mega-deal that went sour  Yahoo Tech

One of the world's biggest satellite operators, Intelsat, is accusing the OneWeb broadband satellite venture and its biggest investor, SoftBank, of breach of ...


Fri, 20 Sep 2019 20:50:00 GMT
SoftBank leads financing round in Brazilian home goods retailer MadeiraMadeira - Reuters
SoftBank leads financing round in Brazilian home goods retailer MadeiraMadeira  Reuters

Japan's SoftBank Group Corp <9984.T> has led a $110 million financing round for Brazilian online home goods platform MadeiraMadeira, according to a ...


Tue, 17 Sep 2019 08:17:00 GMT
Car leasing app Fair raises $500 million loan from Mizuho, Softbank - Reuters
Car leasing app Fair raises $500 million loan from Mizuho, Softbank  Reuters

(Reuters) - Car leasing startup Fair said on Tuesday it had raised $500 million in loans from a group of creditors, including Mizuho Bank and Japan's SoftBank ...


Tue, 17 Sep 2019 13:32:00 GMT
Softbank to open a cafe run by Pepper robots - ZDNet
Softbank to open a cafe run by Pepper robots  ZDNet

It will sell waffles.


Fri, 13 Sep 2019 03:52:00 GMT
Japan's SoftBank plans big-ticket investment for e-mobility in Andhra Pradesh - Autocar Professional
Japan's SoftBank plans big-ticket investment for e-mobility in Andhra Pradesh  Autocar Professional

Japanese firm SoftBank is planning huge investments in the nascent electric vehicle (EV) segment in Andhra Pradesh. This is the second time that SoftBank has ...


Tue, 17 Sep 2019 06:05:52 GMT
NTT Docomo moves up Japan-wide 5G to June 2020, offers early access - VentureBeat
NTT Docomo moves up Japan-wide 5G to June 2020, offers early access  VentureBeat

Japan's top carrier will offer trial 5G *service* on September 20 before bringing base stations to all of the country's prefectures next year.


Thu, 19 Sep 2019 14:04:00 GMT
SoftBank Will Let People Invest in IPOs With Less Than $10 - Bloomberg
SoftBank Will Let People Invest in IPOs With Less Than $10  Bloomberg

SoftBank Corp.'s brokerage unit plans to do something that may be a first in capital markets. It will allow individuals in Japan to participate in initial public ...


Wed, 21 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Japan gov't to warn SoftBank, KDDI of smartphone discount plans - The Mainichi
Japan gov't to warn SoftBank, KDDI of smartphone discount plans  The Mainichi

TOKYO (Kyodo) -- The government plans to require mobile carriers KDDI Corp. and SoftBank Corp. to ensure that customers of their new discount plans wi.


Tue, 17 Sep 2019 21:18:23 GMT
Japanese conglomerate SoftBank raises stake in Brazilian lender Banco Inter - Financial World
Japanese conglomerate SoftBank raises stake in Brazilian lender Banco Inter  Financial World

On Monday, the 16th of September 2019, Japanese multinational conglomerate holding company headquartered in Tokyo, SoftBank Group Corp., had ...


Tue, 17 Sep 2019 14:30:01 GMT
We attend the official release ceremony for the new iPhone 11 in Japan - SoraNews24
We attend the official release ceremony for the new iPhone 11 in Japan  SoraNews24

Today is the day for customers to finally get their hands on the long-awaited and much-hyped iPhone 11. People lined up around the world to be amongst the ...


Fri, 20 Sep 2019 05:05:06 GMT
Intelsat alleges fraud at OneWeb/SoftBank | - Advanced Television
Intelsat alleges fraud at OneWeb/SoftBank |  Advanced Television

A potentially devastating dispute has broken out between two former “cooperation” joint-venture partners: Intelsat has filed a lawsuit against OneWeb and its ...


Thu, 19 Sep 2019 15:35:08 GMT
Government urges SoftBank, KDDI to remove SIM lock restrictions - report - Telecompaper
Government urges SoftBank, KDDI to remove SIM lock restrictions - report  Telecompaper

The Japanese government will require domestic mobile operators KDDI and SoftBank to ensure that subscribers to their new plans will have their handsets ...


Thu, 19 Sep 2019 07:25:00 GMT
Inside SoftBank CEO's vision for an Asia Super Grid - GovInsider
Inside SoftBank CEO's vision for an Asia Super Grid  GovInsider

In the wake of Japan's Fukushima nuclear disaster in 2011, one of the country's richest people – Masayoshi Son – mooted an idea to build an “Asia Super Grid” ...


Mon, 02 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Govt. plans new rules on SIM restrictions - NHK WORLD
Govt. plans new rules on SIM restrictions  NHK WORLD

The Japanese government plans to require mobile phone carriers to remove a network restriction called a SIM lock if users request it. A locked SIM card ...


Fri, 20 Sep 2019 13:29:51 GMT
Japan's SoftBank leads new funding in Brazil's housing broker QuintoAndar - DEALSTREETASIA
Japan's SoftBank leads new funding in Brazil's housing broker QuintoAndar  DEALSTREETASIA

Brazilian online housing broker QuintoAndar has raised $250 million in a new funding round led by Japan's SoftBank Group International.


Tue, 10 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Apple iPhone 11 Released in Japan - Nippon.com
Apple iPhone 11 Released in Japan  Nippon.com

Tokyo, Sept. 20 (Jiji Press)--Apple Inc.'s newest iPhone 11 series of smartphones were released in Japan on Friday, with major mobile phone operators offering ...


Fri, 20 Sep 2019 05:10:12 GMT
Inside Oyo Hotels founder Ritesh Agarwals $1.5 bn share buyback plan - Business Standard
Inside Oyo Hotels founder Ritesh Agarwals $1.5 bn share buyback plan  Business Standard

Read more about Inside Oyo Hotels founder Ritesh Agarwal's $1.5 bn share buyback plan on Business Standard. Agarwal is pledging his shares to finance the ...


Tue, 17 Sep 2019 07:55:00 GMT
Masayoshi Son's WeWork troubles undermine his sharp reputation - Nikkei Asian Review
Masayoshi Son's WeWork troubles undermine his sharp reputation  Nikkei Asian Review

Turns out, Adam Neumann is no Jack Ma.A year ago, as SoftBank founder Masayoshi Son was raising his stake in WeWork owner The We Company, he called ...


Wed, 18 Sep 2019 18:00:00 GMT
Docomo trials 5G for Rugby World Cup - Mobile World Live
Docomo trials 5G for Rugby World Cup  Mobile World Live

NTT Docomo launched pre-commercial 5G *service* in select areas of major cities in Japan, delivering on its commitment to provide trial coverage at stadiums for ...


Fri, 20 Sep 2019 07:54:02 GMT
SoftBank-backed WeWork considers IPO valuation of as low as $10 bn - VCCircle
SoftBank-backed WeWork considers IPO valuation of as low as $10 bn  VCCircle

WeWork owner The We Company may seek a valuation in its upcoming initial public offering of between $10 billion and $12 billion,


Sat, 14 Sep 2019 11:40:42 GMT
SoftBank to eliminate 2-year mobile service contracts in Japan - Telecompaper
SoftBank to eliminate 2-year mobile service contracts in Japan  Telecompaper

SoftBank has announced that it will stop giving its mobile phone users 2-year contracts that offer discounts on monthly fees. Starting 13 September, SoftBank will ...


Wed, 11 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Yahoo Japan shoots for the stars in e-commerce with Zozo deal - Nikkei Asian Review
Yahoo Japan shoots for the stars in e-commerce with Zozo deal  Nikkei Asian Review

TOKYO -- Yahoo Japan's acquisition of online fashion retailer Zozo presents an opportunity for the venerable internet services company to bring *fresh* blood into ...


Thu, 12 Sep 2019 18:25:00 GMT
Wirecard Formalizes Strategic Cooperation Agreement With SoftBank - Crowdfund Insider
Wirecard Formalizes Strategic Cooperation Agreement With SoftBank  Crowdfund Insider

Germany-based global provider of digital payments and commerce solutions Wirecard announced on Wednesday it and a subsidiary of SoftBank Group Corp.


Wed, 18 Sep 2019 14:02:30 GMT
WeWork IPO fail spotlights Uber, Slack - City Index
WeWork IPO fail spotlights Uber, Slack  City Index

WeWork's Non-IPO is awkward for Softbank investments in other 'unicorns', including Uber and Slack.


Wed, 18 Sep 2019 18:52:00 GMT
Is Japan's Warren Buffett losing his mojo? | Article - Asia Times
Is Japan's Warren Buffett losing his mojo? | Article  Asia Times

No Japanese CEO has more swagger than SoftBank's Masayoshi Son. Through splashy acquisitions and serial risk-taking, he morphed a staid telecom ...


Sun, 25 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Sky Views: Rugby is the focus but Japan's economic lessons are more important - Sky News
Sky Views: Rugby is the focus but Japan's economic lessons are more important  Sky News

Sky Views: Rugby is the focus but Japan's economic lessons are more important.


Fri, 20 Sep 2019 00:10:08 GMT
Wirecard AG: Wirecard and SoftBank Formalize Strategic Cooperation Agreement - Yahoo Finance
Wirecard AG: Wirecard and SoftBank Formalize Strategic Cooperation Agreement  Yahoo Finance

ASCHHEIM, Germany, Sept. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Wirecard AG (Wirecard) and a subsidiary of SoftBank Group Corp. (SoftBank) have signed the final ...


Wed, 18 Sep 2019 06:39:44 GMT
HAWK30 A Giant Drone Involving Google, Facebook & Softbank - Gadget Helpline
HAWK30 A Giant Drone Involving Google, Facebook & Softbank  Gadget Helpline

Solar powered, unmanned Hawk30 giant HAPS drone. Constructed in April this year, it has finally taken to the skies above Hawaii.


Thu, 19 Sep 2019 18:19:13 GMT
Jack Ma moves on - The Japan Times
Jack Ma moves on  The Japan Times

Jack Ma, co-founder and executive chairman of Alibaba, resigned as head of the Chinese technology behemoth last week. A self-made man who built an empire ...


Thu, 19 Sep 2019 09:17:00 GMT
WeWork considers dramatic valuation cut in IPO - Finance - Security - Software - iTnews
WeWork considers dramatic valuation cut in IPO - Finance - Security - Software  iTnews

WeWork owner The We Company may seek a valuation in its upcoming initial public offering of between US$10 billion and US$12 billion, a dramatic discount to ...


Sun, 15 Sep 2019 20:45:00 GMT
The curious case of Bhavish Aggarwal and Ola Electric - Moneycontrol
The curious case of Bhavish Aggarwal and Ola Electric  Moneycontrol

Founded in 2010, Ola has raised $3.3 billion to date, and is valued at $5.7 billion. Key investors in the startup include Softbank, Tiger Global, Tencent, Matrix ...


Wed, 18 Sep 2019 06:30:00 GMT
Adaptive Robotics Market Expected To Witness Several Innovative Trend By 2019 | iRobot, Rethink Robotics, SoftBank Group, Universal Robots - NewsStoner
Adaptive Robotics Market Expected To Witness Several Innovative Trend By 2019 | iRobot, Rethink Robotics, SoftBank Group, Universal Robots  NewsStoner

Global Adaptive Robotics Market Professional Survey Report 2019 is latest research study released by HTF MI evaluating the market, highlighting opportunities, ...


Fri, 20 Sep 2019 14:13:00 GMT
SoftBank Group Corp keen to invest in Andhra - Newsd.in
SoftBank Group Corp keen to invest in Andhra  Newsd.in

Hyderabad, Sep 16 (IANS) SoftBank Group Corp of Japan has evinced interest to invest in the electric vehicles industry in Andhra Pradesh, an official statement ...


Mon, 16 Sep 2019 17:50:07 GMT
Bootstrapped but profitable now, SGeBiz finally ready for VC-funded growth - The Business Times
Bootstrapped but profitable now, SGeBiz finally ready for VC-funded growth  The Business Times

FOR three years, Singapore E-Business (SGeBiz) founders Edmund Nathan and Ernie Heng did not draw a salary. They struggled to provide for their families, ...


Tue, 17 Sep 2019 21:50:00 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
The cops kick Mr. Sato off the street during his attempt to wait on sidewalk for the new iPhone - SoraNews24
The cops kick Mr. Sato off the street during his attempt to wait on sidewalk for the new iPhone  SoraNews24

As loyal SoraNews 24 readers, and really any responsible member of society who keeps themselves about important world events, know, our crack reporter Mr.


Fri, 20 Sep 2019 04:22:07 GMT
Semiconductor Intellectual Properties Market Growth 2025: including key players ARM (Softbank Group), Synopsys, Imagination Technologies - OnYourDesks
Semiconductor Intellectual Properties Market Growth 2025: including key players ARM (Softbank Group), Synopsys, Imagination Technologies  OnYourDesks

A New Research on the Global Semiconductor Intellectual Properties Market was conducted across a variety of industries in various regions to produce more ...


Fri, 20 Sep 2019 06:56:00 GMT
Global Smart Service Robots Market 2019 – SoftBank(Japan), Kawada (Japan), Honda(Japan), Hajime Research Institute(Japan) - Industry Herald
Global Smart Service Robots Market 2019 – SoftBank(Japan), Kawada (Japan), Honda(Japan), Hajime Research Institute(Japan)  Industry Herald

Overview of the Smart *Service* Robots 2019 Market By SWOT, CAGR Value, Companies, Products and Applications 2019. The Global Smart *Service* Robots ...


Fri, 20 Sep 2019 06:06:37 GMT
KDDI mobile network restored in Chiba - NHK WORLD
KDDI mobile network restored in Chiba  NHK WORLD

Phone services have been limited in Chiba Prefecture near Tokyo for over a week due to blackouts caused by a typhoon, but major cell phone carrier KDDI says ...


Wed, 18 Sep 2019 07:00:09 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
SoftBank's Son slams Japan as 'underdeveloped' on AI - Nikkei Asian Review
SoftBank's Son slams Japan as 'underdeveloped' on AI  Nikkei Asian Review

TOKYO -- Japan has fallen so far behind India and Southeast Asia in the race to adopt artificial intelligence that it was now an underdeveloped countr.


Thu, 18 Jul 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
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
SoftBank cuts Japan tax bill to zero with Arm transfer to Vision Fund - Nikkei Asian Review
SoftBank cuts Japan tax bill to zero with Arm transfer to Vision Fund  Nikkei Asian Review

TOKYO -- SoftBank Group paid no tax in Japan last year thanks to a series of complex paper transactions to transfer a stake in its U.K. chip designing.


Tue, 06 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT
SoftBank seeks hard cash in Japan telco IPO - Reuters
SoftBank seeks hard cash in Japan telco IPO  Reuters

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


Mon, 12 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
An Aussie 'retail robotics' startup has launched a new ice cream bar in Melbourne where robots serve single scoops - Business Insider Australia
An Aussie 'retail robotics' startup has launched a new ice cream bar in Melbourne where robots serve single scoops  Business Insider Australia

Melbourne's already bustling food scene is getting a new addition to the mix, with a new ice cream store where robots serve customers.


Tue, 17 Sep 2019 02:37:59 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
SoftBank Group's quarterly profit jumps to ¥1.12 trillion, the highest recorded for a Japanese firm - The Japan Times
SoftBank Group's quarterly profit jumps to ¥1.12 trillion, the highest recorded for a Japanese firm  The Japan Times

SoftBank Group Corp. said Wednesday its group net profit in the April-June period jumped more than threefold to a record ¥1.12 trillion ($10.6 billion) fro.


Wed, 07 Aug 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 to offer $3.8bn in Japan retail bonds to cover redemptions - Nikkei Asian Review
SoftBank to offer $3.8bn in Japan retail bonds to cover redemptions  Nikkei Asian Review

TOKYO -- SoftBank Group plans to float up to about 400 billion yen ($3.77 billion) in straight bonds later this month, targeting retail investors draw.


Wed, 07 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT
DoCoMo Taps O-RAN to Link 5G Vendors - SDxCentral
DoCoMo Taps O-RAN to Link 5G Vendors  SDxCentral

DoCoMo touted multi-vendor interoperability using 4G LTE and 5G base station equipment compatible with the O-RAN Alliance.


Wed, 18 Sep 2019 16:52:00 GMT
Eating a 6,000-yen (US$55) sandwich on the Tokyo sidewalk: The best way to wait for a new iPhone - SoraNews24
Eating a 6,000-yen (US$55) sandwich on the Tokyo sidewalk: The best way to wait for a new iPhone  SoraNews24

Mr. Sato gets decadent by sustaining himself with caviar while camping in Ginza to try to be the first person in Japan with an iPhone 11.


Thu, 19 Sep 2019 15:05:05 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
Japan hotel operator looks to SoftBank fund as white knight - Nikkei Asian Review
Japan hotel operator looks to SoftBank fund as white knight  Nikkei Asian Review

TOKYO -- Japanese real estate company Unizo Holdings is in talks with SoftBank Group's Fortress Investment Group, seeking its help as a white knight to block ...


Fri, 16 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Japan's SoftBank chases more deals with Mexican startups - Reuters
Japan's SoftBank chases more deals with Mexican startups  Reuters

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Japan's SoftBank Group Corp (9984.T) is in advanced talks to invest in Mexican used car platform Kavak and financial technology firm ...


Fri, 09 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Meet Masayoshi Son, billionaire SoftBank founder with a Cali mansion - Business Insider
Meet Masayoshi Son, billionaire SoftBank founder with a Cali mansion  Business Insider

Masayoshi Son is the founder and CEO of Japanese holding company SoftBank, which invests millions in some of Silicon Valley's biggest tech companies.


Fri, 26 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Japan’s SoftBank to invest €900m in Wirecard - Financial Times
Japan’s SoftBank to invest €900m in Wirecard  Financial Times

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


Wed, 24 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Security start-up Cybereason raises $200 million from Japan's SoftBank - CNBC
Security start-up Cybereason raises $200 million from Japan's SoftBank  CNBC

Boston-based online security start-up Cybereason said on Tuesday it raised $200 million in *fresh* funds from Japan's SoftBank Group Corp and its affiliates.


Tue, 06 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Asian markets rise as U.S., China return to negotiating table - MarketWatch
Asian markets rise as U.S., China return to negotiating table  MarketWatch

Asian markets advanced in early trading Friday following reassuring moves by central banks and as trade negotiations resumed between the U.S. and China.


Fri, 20 Sep 2019 03:06:00 GMT
SoftBank Group's $108 billion Vision Fund 2 draws in Microsoft and Apple - The Japan Times
SoftBank Group's $108 billion Vision Fund 2 draws in Microsoft and Apple  The Japan Times

SoftBank Group Corp. has secured pledges from Microsoft Corp. and other investors of around $108 billion for a second Vision Fund aimed at investing in tec.


Mon, 29 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 and KDDI to conduct joint study on 5G wireless network installation - The Japan Times
SoftBank and KDDI to conduct joint study on 5G wireless network installation  The Japan Times

Major mobile phone *service* operators SoftBank Corp. and KDDI Corp. said Wednesday they will look into teaming up on the wireless networks for their 5G serv.


Thu, 04 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
SoftBank mobile unit marks Japan's largest-ever IPO, but sinks more than 14 percent - CNBC
SoftBank mobile unit marks Japan's largest-ever IPO, but sinks more than 14 percent  CNBC

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


Tue, 18 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Japan's SoftBank set for small profit rise, Vision Fund IPO plans eyed - Reuters
Japan's SoftBank set for small profit rise, Vision Fund IPO plans eyed  Reuters

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


Mon, 06 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Softbank Group continues upswing with ¥1.16 trillion in revenue - ZDNet
Softbank Group continues upswing with ¥1.16 trillion in revenue  ZDNet

Its Japanese mobile businesses comprised of 36% of the company's revenue for the quarter.


Tue, 06 Aug 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
KDDI and SoftBank to sell Huawei smartphones - The Japan Times
KDDI and SoftBank to sell Huawei smartphones  The Japan Times

Mobile phone carriers KDDI Corp. and SoftBank Corp. has said that they will sell a new smartphone model made by Chinese telecommunications equipment ...


Tue, 06 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT
SoftBank to be top investor in $108 billion second Vision Fund, with CEO Son silent on Saudi role - The Japan Times
SoftBank to be top investor in $108 billion second Vision Fund, with CEO Son silent on Saudi role  The Japan Times

The conglomerate aims to raise $108 billion for a second Vision Fund, replacing Saudi Arabia as the largest investor as its targets opportunities in cutting-edge ...


Fri, 26 Jul 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
SoftBank Group unveils stock split, rakes in $3.8 billion gain on Uber stake - Reuters
SoftBank Group unveils stock split, rakes in $3.8 billion gain on Uber stake  Reuters

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's SoftBank Group Corp announced a stock split while keeping the per-share dividend unchanged for the year, effectively doubling its ...


Wed, 08 May 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.


Fri, 19 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
SoftBank incubator steps up investment in Japanese AI - Nikkei Asian Review
SoftBank incubator steps up investment in Japanese AI  Nikkei Asian Review

TOKYO -- A Japanese incubator owned by SoftBank Group, is accelerating its investment into the country's artificial intelligence startups despite the.


Tue, 30 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Japanese Mobility Supplier DENSO Opens $1.3M R&D Center in Plano - dallasinnovates.com
Japanese Mobility Supplier DENSO Opens $1.3M R&D Center in Plano  dallasinnovates.com

A Japanese global mobility supplier has invested $1.3 million to expand its Plano operations and open a state-of-the-art research and development center ...


Wed, 18 Sep 2019 22:27:32 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
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
SoftBank has become whale of Japan’s retail bond market - Financial Times
SoftBank has become whale of Japan’s retail bond market  Financial Times

Group now responsible for more than half of all corporate and financial debt issuance.


Tue, 21 May 2019 07:00:00 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.


Wed, 17 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
OYO expands to over 100 hotels in more than 21 states in the US - YourStory
OYO expands to over 100 hotels in more than 21 states in the US  YourStory

OYO Hotels & Homes, world's third-largest and fastest-growing chain of hotels, homes, and living, on Thursday said it has expanded its presence to over 100 ...


Thu, 19 Sep 2019 12:02:41 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

The Japanese Diet: Benefits, Food List, and Meal Plan - Healthline
The Japanese Diet: Benefits, Food List, and Meal Plan  Healthline

A traditional Japanese diet is typically rich in nutrients and believed to provide an array of health benefits. This article covers everything you need to know about ...


Thu, 19 Sep 2019 13:04:51 GMT
Rakuten Mobile delays mobile launch in Japan - RCR Wireless News
Rakuten Mobile delays mobile launch in Japan  RCR Wireless News

Japanese telco Rakuten Mobile, a unit of e-commerce giant Rakuten, has delayed the launch of its nationwide mobile services. The *service* was initially ...


Fri, 06 Sep 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Blog: Will Rakuten Mobile be the Jio of Japan? - Mobile World Live
Blog: Will Rakuten Mobile be the Jio of Japan?  Mobile World Live

Rakuten Mobile, the fourth mobile operator in Japan, aims to use technology to gain a significant cost advantage over rivals, but its planned low-cost business ...


Mon, 16 Sep 2019 13:04:23 GMT
'Everyone is going to die ... no need to get anxious about it' — inside the Chatan murder no one predicted - NavyTimes.com
'Everyone is going to die ... no need to get anxious about it' — inside the Chatan murder no one predicted  NavyTimes.com

Searching for warning signs authorities might've missed in the months leading up to the April 13 murder of a Japanese woman on Okinawa, military investigators ...


Wed, 11 Sep 2019 20:11:29 GMT
Subsea Asia – leading in innovation - Capacity Media
Subsea Asia – leading in innovation  Capacity Media

Ahead of the launch of Subsea Asia, Capacity examines the growing activity in the region driving increasing cable projects.


Fri, 30 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Japan’s top 6 pristine island escapes - South China Morning Post
Japan’s top 6 pristine island escapes  South China Morning Post

From snorkelling off Taketomi to hiking on Yakushima, visiting's volcanic Aogashima or lounging beachside on Ishigaki.


Sat, 31 Aug 2019 06:00:54 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
India- Immortalized Cell Line Market Analysis 2019 Global Industry Forecast To 2023: By Size, Growth, Trends, Share, And Regional Forecast 2023 - MENAFN.COM
India- Immortalized Cell Line Market Analysis 2019 Global Industry Forecast To 2023: By Size, Growth, Trends, Share, And Regional Forecast 2023  MENAFN.COM

(MENAFN - GetNews) Global Immortalized Cell Line Market Research Report: Information by Method (Virus Induction, HTERT Expression, Inactivation of Tum.


Thu, 12 Sep 2019 01:17:36 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
Immortalized Cell Line Market to Register Steadfast CAGR of 9.30% in Terms of Value Over Forecast Period, 2017-2023 - Financial Newspaper
Immortalized Cell Line Market to Register Steadfast CAGR of 9.30% in Terms of Value Over Forecast Period, 2017-2023  Financial Newspaper

The global immortalized cell line market is growing with the rapid pace; mainly due to the increasing medical research including HepaRD and Hep G2. The rise ...


Fri, 23 Aug 2019 07:00:00 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
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
Sky Perfect JSAT, challenged by TV business, hedges bets on HAPS, 5G, HTS and smallsats - SpaceNews
Sky Perfect JSAT, challenged by TV business, hedges bets on HAPS, 5G, HTS and smallsats  SpaceNews

WASHINGTON — Japanese satellite operator Sky Perfect JSAT said it is focusing on a wide range of growth initiatives as fiber optic cable expansion and ...


Fri, 30 Aug 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
Croatia’s Instagram-friendly abandoned luxury hotels - Post Magazine
Croatia’s Instagram-friendly abandoned luxury hotels  Post Magazine

The charming old two-star Palace Hotel on the popular Croatian island of Hvar has reopened after a long renovation as the five-star Palace Elisabeth, Hvar ...


Fri, 13 Sep 2019 08:15:44 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
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
WBSC Premier12 new Sponsorships revealed, Ticket Sales set to launch for Super Round and Finals in Japan - Around the Rings
WBSC Premier12 new Sponsorships revealed, Ticket Sales set to launch for Super Round and Finals in Japan  Around the Rings

WBSC Premier12 new Sponsorships revealed, Ticket Sales set to launch for Super Round and Finals in Japan Luxury Swiss Watch Brand HUBLOT named ...


Mon, 22 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
KDDI and Samsung Successfully Complete 5G Multi-Device Trial at a Professional Baseball Stadium in Okinawa, Japan - Samsung Newsroom
KDDI and Samsung Successfully Complete 5G Multi-Device Trial at a Professional Baseball Stadium in Okinawa, Japan  Samsung Newsroom

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


Mon, 26 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT
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
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
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
How the Okinawa diet could help you live to be 100 - The National
How the Okinawa diet could help you live to be 100  The National

The Japanese island is deemed one of the world's five blue zones because of the long, healthy lifespan of its population.


Wed, 21 Aug 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 are offering a flat rate travel data eSIM worldwide. Powered by GigSky's eSIM platform, the *service* enables users of dual ...


Sat, 20 Apr 2019 00:58:56 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
Exploring Yoron, beautiful Japanese island tourism forgot - South China Morning Post
Exploring Yoron, beautiful Japanese island tourism forgot  South China Morning Post

Part of the Amami Islands archipelago just north of Okinawa, Yoron is easy to overlook but is perfect for those looking for an impromptu tropical escape full of ...


Wed, 10 Jul 2019 04:15:49 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
G20 Osaka: Japan closes schools, tightens security, braces for protests - South China Morning Post
G20 Osaka: Japan closes schools, tightens security, braces for protests  South China Morning Post

Demonstrators representing a range of concerns will gather in Japanese city, protesting over Diaoyu Islands, Falun Gong and HK extradition bill, while visa has ...


Tue, 25 Jun 2019 05:54:29 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
Ruling finalized ordering cell phone TV owners to pay public NHK subscription fee - Japan Today
Ruling finalized ordering cell phone TV owners to pay public NHK subscription fee  Japan Today

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


Thu, 14 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
As G20 host, Japan faces awkward criticism of environmental record - South China Morning Post
As G20 host, Japan faces awkward criticism of environmental record  South China Morning Post

Activists say Japan has fallen behind on reducing plastic consumption and is caving to US pressure to water down language on climate change to achieve a ...


Thu, 27 Jun 2019 07:11:57 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
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
Typhoon Trami injures 50, readies direct hit on Japan mainland - Phys.Org
Typhoon Trami injures 50, readies direct hit on Japan mainland  Phys.Org

A powerful typhoon hurtled toward Japan's mainland Sunday after injuring dozens on southern islands, as weather officials warned that fierce winds and ...


Sun, 30 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Local WWII vet Ellis Cotton recalls service in Philippines, Japan - Journal Times
Local WWII vet Ellis Cotton recalls service in Philippines, Japan  Journal Times

RACINE — Before Ellis Cotton, 94, a Macon, Miss., native, settled down in Racine, he made his away across the Pacific Ocean to the Philippines in World War II.


Sun, 28 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Japan: now open to foreign workers, but still just as racist? - South China Morning Post
Japan: now open to foreign workers, but still just as racist?  South China Morning Post

Tokyo is opening its doors to blue-collar workers from overseas to fill the gaps left by an ageing population. 'Gaijin' already resident warn the new recruits ...


Sat, 11 May 2019 02:30:35 GMT
Why Korea and Japan are learning to accept foreign workers - South China Morning Post
Why Korea and Japan are learning to accept foreign workers  South China Morning Post

Falling birth rates and economic jitters are prompting the insular countries to open their doors to foreign workers. But as popular resistance to immigration lingers ...


Sat, 11 May 2019 00:30:36 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
Why the Okinawa Diet Gives Rise to Centenarians - The Epoch Times
Why the Okinawa Diet Gives Rise to Centenarians  The Epoch Times

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


Thu, 02 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
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
Staff prank video forces Ootoya to shut all outlets on March 12:The Asahi Shimbun - Asahi Shimbun
Staff prank video forces Ootoya to shut all outlets on March 12:The Asahi Shimbun  Asahi Shimbun

Restaurant chain Ootoya Holdings Co. had little appetite for a prank video involving employees posted on the Internet, announcing on March 4 that it would ...


Tue, 05 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Genetic regulation of mitotic competence in G0 quiescent cells - Science Advances
Genetic regulation of mitotic competence in G0 quiescent cells  Science Advances

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


Wed, 15 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
KDDI and Samsung Successfully Complete Live Real-Time Free-Viewpoint Video Stream Test on 5G - Samsung Newsroom
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
Japan opens door to foreign workers – but will Japanese accept them? - South China Morning Post
Japan opens door to foreign workers – but will Japanese accept them?  South China Morning Post

Many Japanese are opposed to new legislation aimed at bringing more foreign workers into the country, despite severe labour shortages.


Thu, 27 Dec 2018 08:00:00 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
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
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
On Okinawa, locals want U.S. troops to leave - PBS NewsHour
On Okinawa, locals want U.S. troops to leave  PBS NewsHour

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


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

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


Fri, 06 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT
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
China invites Japan along belt and road as Abe visits Beijing - South China Morning Post
China invites Japan along belt and road as Abe visits Beijing  South China Morning Post

Beijing and Tokyo must work together as problems that cannot be resolved by one country alone multiply, Abe says.


Thu, 25 Oct 2018 13:08:06 GMT
3 Simple Antiaging Steps - Newsmax
3 Simple Antiaging Steps  Newsmax

We're in the middle of a giant chemistry experiment in the Western world that's wreaking havoc with our hormones, poisoning our bodies, and causing an ...


Tue, 30 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
‘Worse than death’: I survived the battle for Okinawa - This Week In Asia
‘Worse than death’: I survived the battle for Okinawa  This Week In Asia

More than 70 years on from the fighting, the horrors of war still haunt the survivors. For them, there may be one thing worse than dying in war: surviving it.


Sun, 06 May 2018 04:25:57 GMT
Why are lonely Asians turning to robots for friendship? - South China Morning Post
Why are lonely Asians turning to robots for friendship?  South China Morning Post

From Japan to Hong Kong, robots are taking yet another human job: providing companionship. But while synthetic seals and pillows with waggly tails may play a ...


Sat, 06 Apr 2019 04:45:44 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
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
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
Navy modernizing PCS Move Process - Stripes Korea
Navy modernizing PCS Move Process  Stripes Korea

Continuing efforts to improve the Permanent Change of Station (PCS) experience for Sailors and their families, the Navy is launching the MyPCS Mobile app ...


Wed, 17 Jul 2019 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
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
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
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
KAMEOKA CORNER: Japan's 10 largest islands | Local News - Stillwater News Press
KAMEOKA CORNER: Japan's 10 largest islands | Local News  Stillwater News Press

When one looks at Japan on a globe or world map, they typically see the four major islands. Actually, Japan is an archipelago made up of over 6000 islands.


Sun, 19 Aug 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
?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
KDDI launches VoLTE roaming in India - Telecom Asia
KDDI launches VoLTE roaming in India  Telecom Asia

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


Thu, 22 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
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, KDDI run multi-device 5G test at a Japanese ballpark using prototype tablets - Phone Arena
Samsung, KDDI run multi-device 5G test at a Japanese ballpark using prototype tablets  Phone Arena

Samsung and KDDI together ran a successful multi-device test of next-gen 5G connectivity, using prototype tablets supporting the faster network. The test was ...


Mon, 26 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Eat like a local in Japan: 5 great dishes you have to try in Hokkaido - South China Morning Post
Eat like a local in Japan: 5 great dishes you have to try in Hokkaido  South China Morning Post

Garaku, miso ramen, butadon, jingisukan and ishikari nabe are guaranteed to keep you warm on a visit to Japan's northernmost main island this winter.


Tue, 04 Dec 2018 05:10:19 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
Okinawa mozuku: The treasure under the sea - Phys.Org
Okinawa mozuku: The treasure under the sea  Phys.Org

Mozuku is a unique Okinawan seaweed. Scientifically known as Cladosiphon okamuranus, this alga is popular in Japanese cuisine, and it has been farmed for ...


Mon, 08 Aug 2016 07:00:00 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
3 new Hyatt Regency openings that Hongkongers will love - South China Morning Post
3 new Hyatt Regency openings that Hongkongers will love  South China Morning Post

Hyatt Hotels & Resorts has announced the opening of three new hotels later this year – in Okinawa, Bangkok and Bali – under the Hyatt Regency brand.


Wed, 18 Jul 2018 05:03:59 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
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
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
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
Sweet Potato Nutrition: 7 Surprising Health Benefits Of This Root Vegetable - Medical Daily
Sweet Potato Nutrition: 7 Surprising Health Benefits Of This Root Vegetable  Medical Daily

Antioxidants are a must for good health. Having enough of these beneficial compounds in your daily diet protects you all that much more from free radicals that ...


Mon, 01 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
The stunning fortresses of Okinawa have endured centuries of conflict - South China Morning Post
The stunning fortresses of Okinawa have endured centuries of conflict  South China Morning Post

Castles on the Japanese island date to the early years of the Ryukyu Kingdom in the 15th century. The surviving fortresses' dramatic settings and sturdy walls ...


Wed, 06 Jun 2018 23:38:27 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
World's northernmost coral reef in Japan bleached - Phys.Org
World's northernmost coral reef in Japan bleached  Phys.Org

Bleaching has damaged the world's northernmost coral reef in Japan, a researcher said Tuesday, the latest example of a global phenomenon scientists have ...


Tue, 18 Jul 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Vodafone NZ demos 5G with Nokia - ZDNet
Vodafone NZ demos 5G with Nokia  ZDNet

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


Tue, 27 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT
35000 attend rally demanding construction stops at new US base - Ryukyushimpo
35000 attend rally demanding construction stops at new US base  Ryukyushimpo

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


Mon, 18 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT
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
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
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
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
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
Are cellphones a flight danger? They are on these Boeing jets - Stars and Stripes
Are cellphones a flight danger? They are on these Boeing jets  Stars and Stripes

U.S. government officials in 2014 revealed an alarming safety issue: Passenger cellphones and other types of radio signals could pose a crash threat to some ...


Thu, 18 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
A Deep Look Into OKINAWA CELLULAR TELEPHONE COMPANY (9436) (2019-08-16) - Market Reports
A Deep Look Into OKINAWA CELLULAR TELEPHONE COMPANY (9436) (2019-08-16)  Market Reports

NB: During our research, we found some fantastic resources for OKINAWA CELLULAR TELEPHONE COMPANY investors. These are the Beat The Market ...


Fri, 16 Aug 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
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
Can You Hear Me Now? NMW Tests Alternate Communications During Citadel Rumble - DVIDS
Can You Hear Me Now? NMW Tests Alternate Communications During Citadel Rumble  DVIDS

A magnitude 7.0 that significantly damages infrastructure and disrupts phone lines. A fast-moving wildfire that destroys buildings, including hospitals, and takes ...


Wed, 07 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Some baby monitors cause problems in Japan - Stars and Stripes
Some baby monitors cause problems in Japan  Stars and Stripes

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


Fri, 18 Sep 2009 07:00:00 GMT
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
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

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'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
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
Formula E mobile game allows fans to race drivers in real time - SportsPro Media
Formula E mobile game allows fans to race drivers in real time  SportsPro Media

Formula E has announced the official roll out of Virtually Live Ghost Racing, a first-of-its-kind mobile game which uses telemetry technology to allow fans to race ...


Fri, 26 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Beyond the Bus: Charge Management - MassTransitMag.com
Beyond the Bus: Charge Management  MassTransitMag.com

Planning and scheduling of electric fleets shouldn't be an art form; more tools are coming online to help transit providers optimize their zero emission programs.


Wed, 14 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Ymobile touts simplicity, low fees in smartphone war — Japan Times - The Japan Times
Ymobile touts simplicity, low fees in smartphone war — Japan Times  The Japan Times

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


Thu, 17 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT
Japan 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
INIT launches electric vehicle planning and integration tool - MassTransitMag.com
INIT launches electric vehicle planning and integration tool  MassTransitMag.com

The company says the tool empowers agencies to define the medium and long-term impacts on energy costs and personnel requirements while helping them ...


Tue, 12 Feb 2019 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
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
Barack Obama 'monkey' phone advert row - Telegraph.co.uk
Barack Obama 'monkey' phone advert row  Telegraph.co.uk

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


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

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


Thu, 21 Feb 2013 08:00:00 GMT
Japan's newest mobile network makes US LTE seem sluggish - GigaOm
Japan's newest mobile network makes US LTE seem sluggish  GigaOm

Japan's 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 can support.


Tue, 31 Jan 2012 08:00:00 GMT
Aroma Bit, Japan’s aroma sensing technology startup, adds two big-name advisors - VentureBeat
Aroma Bit, Japan’s aroma sensing technology startup, adds two big-name advisors  VentureBeat

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


Sun, 29 Nov 2015 08:00:00 GMT
Smart Bar: Japan Gets Another Special Android Handset - TechCrunch
Smart Bar: Japan Gets Another Special Android Handset  TechCrunch

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


Fri, 09 Sep 2011 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
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
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
Axiata Digital to sell its digital ventures portfolio - The Star Online
Axiata Digital to sell its digital ventures portfolio  The Star Online

KUALA LUMPUR: Axiata Digital Sdn Bhd has entered into an agreement to sell its digital ventures portfolio at a valuation of US$140mil to Singapore-based ...


Wed, 01 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Japan's Mobile Carriers to Begin Service on Tokyo Subways This Week - PCWorld
Japan's Mobile Carriers to Begin Service on Tokyo Subways This Week  PCWorld

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


Wed, 28 Mar 2012 07:00:00 GMT
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
Report: Formula E to make first profit in 2020 - SportsPro Media
Report: Formula E to make first profit in 2020  SportsPro Media

Series founder Alejandro Agag optimistic about future amid rising revenues.


Mon, 01 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Five Japanese mobile phones we'll never see in the West - Telegraph.co.uk
Five Japanese mobile phones we'll never see in the West  Telegraph.co.uk

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


Tue, 10 Nov 2009 08:00:00 GMT
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
Formula E posts US$29m loss despite record revenue for 2018 - SportsPro Media
Formula E posts US$29m loss despite record revenue for 2018  SportsPro Media

Losses come in spite of U$44 million rise in revenue.


Tue, 07 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Konecranes to supply MHC to Japan's Miike - Port Strategy
Konecranes to supply MHC to Japan's Miike  Port Strategy

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


Thu, 22 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT
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
Spain: Irizar getting electric bus orders from home - www.electrive.com
Spain: Irizar getting electric bus orders from home  www.electrive.com

Irizar of Spain reports two large orders from its home country. Madrid's public transport operator EMT has now ordered 20 electric city buses. Moreover, the ...


Sun, 16 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Go For Baroque in Venice on Regent Seven Seas Voyager - Forbes
Go For Baroque in Venice on Regent Seven Seas Voyager  Forbes

Regent Seven Seas Cruises offers a wealth of free excursions, including a Baroque opera night in Venice. Bravo!


Thu, 15 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Moroccan Student Wins Arab Innovation Academy Award with Travel App - Morocco World News
Moroccan Student Wins Arab Innovation Academy Award with Travel App  Morocco World News

The Moroccan student, Chaimae El Mahdawi, won first place for an app she built that tracks health risks while travelling. Morocco World News.


Tue, 22 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
PH eSports teams bag $77714 prize at Mobile Legends Southeast Asia Cup - Inquirer.net
PH eSports teams bag $77714 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
INIT presents solutions for Intermodal Mobility Platforms and Electromobility at UITP Summit - MassTransitMag.com
INIT presents solutions for Intermodal Mobility Platforms and Electromobility at UITP Summit  MassTransitMag.com

In Stockholm INIT will be present at their booth as well as in lectures about the future of public transport.


Tue, 14 May 2019 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
Everything You Need To Know About The Met Gala 2019 - ELLE.com
Everything You Need To Know About The Met Gala 2019  ELLE.com

The Metropolitan Museum of Art's annual Costume Institute Gala, more commonly known as The Met Gala, is in two weeks. Here is everything we know about ...


Fri, 26 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Here’s How to Watch the 2019 Met Gala at Home - Cosmopolitan.com
Here’s How to Watch the 2019 Met Gala at Home  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
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
Energy: Volkswagen based green electricity provider, Elli - The Global Domains News
Energy: Volkswagen based green electricity provider, Elli  The Global Domains News

The car maker Volkswagen wants to sell on the way in the era of electric mobility in future green energy. For this purpose, the group establishes a new ...


Wed, 09 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Konecranes Strengthens Bulk Handling in Japan - Port Technology International
Konecranes Strengthens Bulk Handling in Japan  Port Technology International

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


Wed, 21 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Sathapana Bank drives growth through digital transformation - The Phnom Penh Post
Sathapana Bank drives growth through digital transformation  The Phnom Penh Post

Sathapana Bank has taken a leap into the digital world by embarking on a transformation focused on significant infrastructure investment boosting its technology ...


Fri, 19 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Japan Leads U.S. in Fast and Cheap Internet Connections - New York Times
Japan Leads U.S. in Fast and Cheap Internet Connections  New York Times

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


Wed, 03 Oct 2007 07:00:00 GMT
Church sanctuary needs repairs after tree falls during storm - Times Daily
Church sanctuary needs repairs after tree falls during storm  Times Daily

FLORENCE — Crews are working to remove a tree that fell on the sanctuary of First Presbyterian Church.


Thu, 15 Aug 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
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
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
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
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
Korea Times hosts star-studded spring concert - Korea Times
Korea Times hosts star-studded spring concert  Korea Times

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


Thu, 21 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
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
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
How to check for software updates on your Android device | - TalkAndroid
How to check for software updates on your Android device |  TalkAndroid

Everybody likes software updates, whether you're dealing with a big, new version of Android, or just a monthly security patch. Many phones are getting regular ...


Tue, 27 Aug 2019 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
Asia Travel: The new hot list - Around DB and Life on Lantau
Asia Travel: The new hot list  Around DB and Life on Lantau

By Cecilia Yee. Tired of the same old vacation spots? Broaden your horizons with these five great holiday destinations. CORON (PALAWAN), PHILIPPINES.


Mon, 29 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
German auto companies put rivalries aside to take on tech giants - DW (English)
German auto companies put rivalries aside to take on tech giants  DW (English)

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


Fri, 07 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
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
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
Eircom and Meteor ordered to pay €15,000 each over data breach - Irish Times
Eircom and Meteor ordered to pay €15,000 each over data breach  Irish Times

EIRCOM AND Meteor have been ordered to pay €15000 each to charity after the details of more than 10000 customers were compromised…


Tue, 11 Sep 2012 07:00:00 GMT
Kacey Musgraves Shines at Billy Reid’s Muscle Shoals Shindig - Rolling Stone
Kacey Musgraves Shines at Billy Reid’s Muscle Shoals Shindig  Rolling Stone

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


Tue, 28 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
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
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
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
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
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
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
Vodafone ordered to tell customers how to exit contracts - Irish Times
Vodafone ordered to tell customers how to exit contracts  Irish Times

Those who signed up online over last year can now cancel contracts penalty free.


Thu, 06 Aug 2015 07:00:00 GMT
Global OLED Materials Market Overview 2019-2025 : Dow Chemical, DuPont, Duksan Hi-Metal, Doosan Electronic - Market Reporter
Global OLED Materials Market Overview 2019-2025 : Dow Chemical, DuPont, Duksan Hi-Metal, Doosan Electronic  Market Reporter

The report provides a unique tool for evaluating the Market, highlighting opportunities, and supporting strategic and tactical decision-making. This report ...


Mon, 09 Sep 2019 07:00:00 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
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
The Met Opera on WRTI: Season Premier Broadcast, Dec. 7, 1 PM - WRTI
The Met Opera on WRTI: Season Premier Broadcast, Dec. 7, 1 PM  WRTI

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


Tue, 03 Dec 2013 08:00:00 GMT
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
Holiday Gift Guide 2017: Christmas gift ideas for the family - Around DB and Life on Lantau
Holiday Gift Guide 2017: Christmas gift ideas for the family  Around DB and Life on Lantau

Still looking to tick off your Christmas gift list? We've rounded up five great gifts this holiday season – with ideas fit for the whole family!


Tue, 05 Dec 2017 08:00:00 GMT
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
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
Here are three of the Eir executives likely to benefit from the €181m money pot - Irish Independent
Here are three of the Eir executives likely to benefit from the €181m money pot  Irish Independent

Top executives and managers at former semi-state telco Eir are set to split a €181.6m windfall when the company refloats on the stock market or is sold.


Thu, 05 Jan 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
How Alabama's Single Lock Records became a must-hear indie label - AL.com
How Alabama's Single Lock Records became a must-hear indie label  AL.com

Florence imprint launched career of St. Paul & The Broken Bones and continues to release excellent, handmade music.


Sat, 23 Feb 2019 02:02:52 GMT
RELIGION CALENDAR | Religion - Times Daily
RELIGION CALENDAR | Religion  Times Daily

Email items for the TimesDaily Religion Calendar to myra.arnold@timesdaily.com. Deadline to submit items is 5 p.m. Tuesday for publication the following Friday ...


Fri, 13 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Food for thought: Gary Stokes talks vegan dining and eco activism - Around DB and Life on Lantau
Food for thought: Gary Stokes talks vegan dining and eco activism  Around DB and Life on Lantau

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


Thu, 29 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT
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
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
Netflix says Geography, Age, and Gender Are ‘Garbage’ for Predicting Taste - Fortune
Netflix says Geography, Age, and Gender Are ‘Garbage’ for Predicting Taste  Fortune

Netflix (NFLX) rolled out to 130 new countries earlier this year, and you might expect that it began carefully tailoring its offerings for each of them, or at least for ...


Sun, 27 Mar 2016 07:00:00 GMT
The Fortune 500's 10 biggest health-care companies The roster includes big pharmacies, insurers and some - Fortune
The Fortune 500's 10 biggest health-care companies The roster includes big pharmacies, insurers and some  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
Verdi's 'Rigoletto' reimagined by Michael Mayer in Las Vegas razzle-dazzle, opens at Met Opera - Victoria Times Colonist
Verdi's 'Rigoletto' reimagined by Michael Mayer in Las Vegas razzle-dazzle, opens at Met Opera  Victoria Times Colonist

NEW YORK, N.Y. - For all the bright lights and razzle-dazzle of the Las Vegas locale, the most illuminating stretches in Michael Mayer's showy new production of ...


Tue, 29 Jan 2013 08:00:00 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
Nation-E Lauches the First Mobile Charging Station for Electric Cars: Angel Car® - Business Wire
Nation-E Lauches the First Mobile Charging Station for Electric Cars: Angel Car®  Business Wire

Nation-E has developed the first mobile charging system for electric cars, providing technology for charging batteries of stranded vehicles while on t.


Mon, 13 Sep 2010 07:00:00 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
Get your rocks read: Harnessing the healing power of gemstones - Around DB and Life on Lantau
Get your rocks read: Harnessing the healing power of gemstones  Around DB and Life on Lantau

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


Thu, 29 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Hong Kong has longest life expectancy according to recent study - Around DB and Life on Lantau
Hong Kong has longest life expectancy according to recent study  Around DB and Life on Lantau

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


Tue, 06 Mar 2018 08:00:00 GMT
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
The big leagues: DB Pirates enjoy sporting success - Around DB and Life on Lantau
The big leagues: DB Pirates enjoy sporting success  Around DB and Life on Lantau

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


Wed, 01 Nov 2017 07:00:00 GMT
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
Indian student finds his calling as an opera singer - ABC Local
Indian student finds his calling as an opera singer  ABC Local

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


Mon, 18 Jul 2016 07:00:00 GMT
Why I am NOT buying MTN (and yes, I qualify) - News24
Why I am NOT buying MTN (and yes, I qualify)  News24

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


Wed, 15 Sep 2010 07:00:00 GMT
Windows 10 Fall Creators Update non arriverà sui Lumia 640 - Hardware Upgrade
Windows 10 Fall Creators Update non arriverà sui Lumia 640  Hardware Upgrade

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


Tue, 05 Dec 2017 14:29:43 GMT
This Guy's Amazon Reviews Are So Helpful Companies Send Him Free Products In Hopes He'll Write About Them - Business Insider
This Guy's Amazon Reviews Are So Helpful Companies Send Him Free Products In Hopes He'll Write About Them  Business Insider

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


Mon, 28 Oct 2013 07:00:00 GMT
What Muhith plans for the upcoming fiscal year - Bangladesh News 24 hours
What Muhith plans for the upcoming fiscal year  Bangladesh News 24 hours

In the name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. Bangladesh on Development Highway: The Time is Ours. Madam Speaker. 1. I seek your kind permission to ...


Thu, 01 Jun 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Key messages for staff about car salary sacrifice schemes - Employee Benefits
Key messages for staff about car salary sacrifice schemes  Employee Benefits

Employers need to consider a number of things when communicating a salary sacrifice car scheme to staff. Key messages for salary sacrifice schemes.


Sat, 01 Mar 2014 08:00:00 GMT
Asia Mobile Operators - PR Newswire
Asia Mobile Operators  PR Newswire

NEW YORK, Oct. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Asia Mobile Operators...


Tue, 23 Oct 2012 07:00:00 GMT

Government to warn SoftBank and KDDI over smartphone discount plans - The Japan Times
Government to warn SoftBank and KDDI over smartphone discount plans  The Japan Times

The government plans to require mobile carriers KDDI Corp. and SoftBank Corp. to ensure that customers of their new discount plans will have their handsets.


Wed, 18 Sep 2019 09:39:00 GMT
KDDI mobile network restored in Chiba - NHK WORLD
KDDI mobile network restored in Chiba  NHK WORLD

Phone services have been limited in Chiba Prefecture near Tokyo for over a week due to blackouts caused by a typhoon, but major cell phone carrier KDDI says ...


Wed, 18 Sep 2019 07:00:09 GMT
Japan gov't to warn SoftBank, KDDI of smartphone discount plans - The Mainichi
Japan gov't to warn SoftBank, KDDI of smartphone discount plans  The Mainichi

TOKYO (Kyodo) -- The government plans to require mobile carriers KDDI Corp. and SoftBank Corp. to ensure that customers of their new discount plans wi.


Tue, 17 Sep 2019 21:18:23 GMT
KDDI begins operating base station ship off Chiba - NHK WORLD
KDDI begins operating base station ship off Chiba  NHK WORLD

A Japanese telecom company has begun operating a vessel that enables people to use mobile phone services in typhoon-hit Chiba Prefecture, east of Tokyo.


Sun, 15 Sep 2019 07:20:43 GMT
Apple launches iPhone 11 series in Japan - Japan Today
Apple launches iPhone 11 series in Japan  Japan Today

Apple Inc launched the iPhone 11 series Friday in Japan amid increased competition from other major handset manufacturers including those from China and ...


Fri, 20 Sep 2019 07:04:00 GMT
KDDI Joins Merpay, LINE Pay, and NTT DOCOMO's Merchant Alliance "Mobile Payment Alliance (MoPA)" - Yahoo Finance
KDDI Joins Merpay, LINE Pay, and NTT DOCOMO's Merchant Alliance "Mobile Payment Alliance (MoPA)"  Yahoo Finance

Merpay, Inc., LINE Pay Corporation, NTT DOCOMO, INC., and KDDI Corporation have signed a letter of intent for a business alliance to make cashless ...


Wed, 18 Sep 2019 08:19:00 GMT
Government urges SoftBank, KDDI to remove SIM lock restrictions - report - Telecompaper
Government urges SoftBank, KDDI to remove SIM lock restrictions - report  Telecompaper

The Japanese government will require domestic mobile operators KDDI and SoftBank to ensure that subscribers to their new plans will have their handsets ...


Thu, 19 Sep 2019 07:25:00 GMT
KDDI Joins Merpay, LINE Pay, and Docomo's Mobile Payment Alliance - The Fast Mode
KDDI Joins Merpay, LINE Pay, and Docomo's Mobile Payment Alliance  The Fast Mode

Merpay, LINE Pay, NTT DOCOMO, and KDDI have signed a letter of intent for a business alliance to make cashless transactions more widely available.


Fri, 20 Sep 2019 01:51:08 GMT
LINE Pay, Merpay, NTT DOCOMO, KDDI to form business alliance to spur cashless payments - FinanceFeeds
LINE Pay, Merpay, NTT DOCOMO, KDDI to form business alliance to spur cashless payments  FinanceFeeds

Through this business alliance, the four companies will promote the introduction of their mobile payment services to stores and businesses. New collaboration ...


Wed, 18 Sep 2019 09:51:24 GMT
KDDI joins Mobile Payment Alliance - Telecompaper
KDDI joins Mobile Payment Alliance  Telecompaper

Japanese operator KDDI has joined the Mobile Payment Alliance (MoPA). The MoPA alliance of merchant stores was established by Line Pay and Merpay in ...


Thu, 19 Sep 2019 06:33:00 GMT
KDDI rolls out new 'price down' smartphone plans for Japan amid government push for lower rates - The Japan Times
KDDI rolls out new 'price down' smartphone plans for Japan amid government push for lower rates  The Japan Times

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


Mon, 13 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Which of Japan's three mobile operators — NTT Docomo, SoftBank and KDDI — would you recommend and why? - Japan Today
Which of Japan's three mobile operators — NTT Docomo, SoftBank and KDDI — would you recommend and why?  Japan Today

None of the three. Used all three of them over the years and all three of them offer the same hostage packages. They are all smiles as long as you're a customer ...


Tue, 02 Jul 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 says it will cut fees by up to 40%, joining carrier price war:The Asahi Shimbun - Asahi Shimbun
KDDI says it will cut fees by up to 40%, joining carrier price war:The Asahi Shimbun  Asahi Shimbun

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


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

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


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

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


Mon, 04 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
KDDI set to launch smartphone payment service, joining rivals SoftBank and Docomo - The Japan Times
KDDI set to launch smartphone payment service, joining rivals SoftBank and Docomo  The Japan Times

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


Fri, 05 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
KDDI CORP/ADR (OTCMKTS:KDDIY) Trading Up 0.3% - TechNewsObserver
KDDI CORP/ADR (OTCMKTS:KDDIY) Trading Up 0.3%  TechNewsObserver

KDDI CORP/ADR (OTCMKTS:KDDIY) shares shot up 0.3% during trading on Tuesday . The stock traded as high as $13.14 and last traded at $12.96, 438604 ...


Thu, 12 Sep 2019 12:28:47 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
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 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
Japan enacts bill aimed at lowering mobile phone fees | The Japan - The Japan Times
Japan enacts bill aimed at lowering mobile phone fees | The Japan  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
Carrier KDDI to expand financial services with Kabu.com buy - Nikkei Asian Review
Carrier KDDI to expand financial services with Kabu.com buy  Nikkei Asian Review

TOKYO -- KDDI will invest in online brokerage Kabu.com Securities and establish a holding company for finance-related subsidi.


Wed, 13 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Japan mobile wars: KDDI teams with newcomer Rakuten - Nikkei Asian Review
Japan mobile wars: KDDI teams with newcomer Rakuten  Nikkei Asian Review

TOKYO -- KDDI and Rakuten said Thursday they will share each other's assets while competing to offer services in their respective fields, as the telec.


Fri, 02 Nov 2018 07:00:00 GMT
KDDI in talks for near-50% stake in online brokerage Kabu.com - Nikkei Asian Review
KDDI in talks for near-50% stake in online brokerage Kabu.com  Nikkei Asian Review

TOKYO -- KDDI, Japan's second-largest mobile carrier, is holding negotiations to take a stake in internet brokerage Kabu.com Securities, Nikkei has learned.


Thu, 24 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
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'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
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
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
KDDI, Sumitomo enter mobile game market - Myanmar Times
KDDI, Sumitomo enter 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 ...


Fri, 24 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
KDDI to raise up to $800m in bond sale ahead of 5G rollout - Nikkei Asian Review
KDDI to raise up to $800m in bond sale ahead of 5G rollout  Nikkei Asian Review

TOKYO -- Japanese telecom company KDDI is preparing to issue up to 90 billion yen ($797 million) in medium- to long-term bonds to raise funds for.


Tue, 23 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Japan's 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 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
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
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
Jibun Bank to Sponsor IHS Markit Japan PMI™ Surveys - Business Wire
Jibun Bank to Sponsor IHS Markit Japan PMI™ Surveys  Business Wire

IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, today announced that Jibun Bank, the fast-growing internet.


Mon, 01 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
In smartphone era, flip phones finding second life among elderly Japanese - The Japan Times
In smartphone era, flip phones finding second life among elderly Japanese  The Japan Times

The smartphone may have the dominant position in the marketplace, but old-school flip phones, or garakei, are finding a second life among elderly Japanese.


Wed, 07 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Rakuten has SoftBank in its sights - TechCrunch
Rakuten has SoftBank in its sights  TechCrunch

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


Fri, 09 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
KDDI, 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
Gov't to require mobile phone operators cut cancel fees by 90% - Japan Today
Gov't to require mobile phone operators cut cancel fees by 90%  Japan Today

The government plans to impose new regulations on mobile phone operators to cut cancellation fees by 90 percent to 1000 yen or less to make it easier for ...


Wed, 12 Jun 2019 07:00:00 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
Rakuten's tie-up with KDDI could spark cellular phone price war:The Asahi Shimbun - Asahi Shimbun
Rakuten's tie-up with KDDI could spark cellular phone price war:The Asahi Shimbun  Asahi Shimbun

Rakuten Inc. and KDDI Corp. have agreed to share their telecommunications and payments services, add.


Fri, 02 Nov 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Docomo, KDDI and SoftBank bet on 5G for new revenue streams - Nikkei Asian Review
Docomo, KDDI and SoftBank bet on 5G for new revenue streams  Nikkei Asian Review

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


Tue, 29 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Japan tops 175 mln mobile subscribers in March - Telecompaper
Japan tops 175 mln mobile subscribers in March  Telecompaper

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


Thu, 16 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Super-fast 5G mobile network coming 1 year early in 2019:The Asahi Shimbun - Asahi Shimbun
Super-fast 5G mobile network coming 1 year early in 2019:The Asahi Shimbun  Asahi Shimbun

Fifth-generation mobile communications technology will be introduced in 2019 a year ahead of schedul.


Thu, 04 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
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
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
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
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 to pull a U-turn on ride-sharing ban in bid to fill transport gaps in rural areas, Abe says - The Japan Times
Japan to pull a U-turn on ride-sharing ban in bid to fill transport gaps in rural areas, Abe says  The Japan Times

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says the government plans to promote ride-sharing services that are currently banned in most areas to help improve the availabili.


Fri, 08 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
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
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
This Week in Japan - IZANAU
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
KDDI achieves growth in mobile and FTTH subscribers - Telecom Lead
KDDI achieves growth in mobile and FTTH subscribers  Telecom Lead

KDDI has achieved significant growth in mobile phone subscribers and FTTH subscribers during the June quarter of 2019. KDDI 5G roadmap KDDI's au ...


Thu, 01 Aug 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
A $14 Billion Mobile Stock Sell-Off in Japan Makes a U-Turn - Bloomberg
A $14 Billion Mobile Stock Sell-Off in Japan Makes a U-Turn  Bloomberg

NTT Docomo Inc. shares gained seven of the past nine trading days, rebounding after a two-day plunge triggered by a government official's comment suggesting ...


Mon, 03 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
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'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
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 tops 177 mln mobile subscribers in June - Telecompaper
Japan tops 177 mln mobile subscribers in June  Telecompaper

Japan ended June with 177.2 million mobile customers, up from 175.3 million in the quarter ended 31 March 2019. Mobile operator Softbank had 41.94 million ...


Fri, 09 Aug 2019 07:00:00 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
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
Seven-Eleven Japan pay app was easy mark for hackers - Nikkei Asian Review
Seven-Eleven Japan pay app was easy mark for hackers  Nikkei Asian Review

TOKYO -- Seven-Eleven Japan thought using two-factor authentication for its just-released mobile payment feature would be too much of a hassle fo.


Fri, 02 Aug 2019 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
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
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
Samsung to prepare contingency plans for Korea-Japan trade scuffle - ZDNet
Samsung to prepare contingency plans for Korea-Japan trade scuffle  ZDNet

Samsung leader JY Lee has told the company's semiconductor and display businesses to make contingency plans in the event that the trade dispute between ...


Mon, 15 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Japan's top three telcos to exclude Huawei, ZTE network equipment -Kyodo - iTnews
Japan's top three telcos to exclude Huawei, ZTE network equipment -Kyodo  iTnews

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


Tue, 11 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Japan approves material for Samsung chips: Report - ZDNet
Japan approves material for Samsung chips: Report  ZDNet

Japan has approved the export of another batch of photoresist to South Korea, a key material needed for Samsung's EUV chip process.


Tue, 20 Aug 2019 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
Ministry drafts ban on mobile phone bill discounts tied to new phone purchases - The Mainichi
Ministry drafts ban on mobile phone bill discounts tied to new phone purchases  The Mainichi

TOKYO -- The Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications has drafted revisions to the Telecommunications Business Act that would separate the cost.


Sat, 23 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
NEC supplying 10G-EPON for KDDI's au Hikari Home 10 Giga FTTH service - LightWave Online
NEC supplying 10G-EPON for KDDI's au Hikari Home 10 Giga FTTH service  LightWave Online

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


Mon, 26 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Japan removes South Korea from 'white list' of favoured trade partners - ZDNet
Japan removes South Korea from 'white list' of favoured trade partners  ZDNet

Japan removed South Korea from its list of trusted export destinations on Friday, further escalating the tension between the two countries and opening up the ...


Fri, 02 Aug 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
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
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
KDDI's au Smart Pass Hits 5M Customers - The Next Web
KDDI's au Smart Pass 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
Reliance launches VoLTE international roaming - MediaNama.com
Reliance launches VoLTE international roaming  MediaNama.com

By Nikhil Cariappa. Reliance Jio has launched VoLTE (Voice Over Long Term Evolution) based inbound international roaming between India and Japan.


Thu, 22 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
KDDI counts on startup Soracom to open new fronts - Nikkei Asian Review
KDDI counts on startup Soracom to open new fronts  Nikkei Asian Review

TOKYO -- KDDI hopes to propel its expansion of "internet of things" operations in Japan and abroad with the acquisition this month of a startup in the low-cost IoT ...


Wed, 09 Aug 2017 07:00:00 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
KDDI to acquire shares in Mitsubishi's online trading business kabu.com Securities - FinanceFeeds
KDDI to acquire shares in Mitsubishi's online trading business kabu.com Securities  FinanceFeeds

There are some ownership changes looming for kabu.com Securities, an online trading business whose ultimate parent is Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc ...


Tue, 12 Feb 2019 08:00:00 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
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 ...


Fri, 15 Mar 2013 07:00:00 GMT
'VR of sound' works for entertainment and surveillance alike - Nikkei Asian Review
'VR of sound' works for entertainment and surveillance alike  Nikkei Asian Review

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


Mon, 02 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT
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.


Thu, 11 Jun 2015 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
Tokyo Thrift: that time Marc Newson designed a phone - The Verge
Tokyo Thrift: that time Marc Newson designed a phone  The Verge

Along with his Apple colleague Jony Ive, Marc Newson is one of the most famous and influential industrial designers in the world. The Australian has put his ...


Sun, 28 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT
KDDI Opens AU Shinjuku Flagship Store - Wireless Watch Japan
KDDI Opens AU Shinjuku Flagship Store  Wireless Watch Japan

KDDI opens new flagship store in Shinjuku, closing their popular Designing Studio location in Harajuku http://bit.ly/1C9ooVj.


Fri, 21 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT
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
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
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
Japanese Mobile Phone Users Distrustful of Profit-Hungry Operators - Nippon.com
Japanese Mobile Phone Users Distrustful of Profit-Hungry Operators  Nippon.com

Many Japanese mobile phone users are unhappy with the major operators, which are seen as untrustworthy and overly hungry for profits.


Mon, 05 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Survey: Tokyo cellphone fees third highest of six major cities:The Asahi Shimbun - Asahi Shimbun
Survey: Tokyo cellphone fees third highest of six major cities:The Asahi Shimbun  Asahi Shimbun

The lowest smartphone usage fees in Tokyo are the third highest among six major cities around the world, a survey by the communications ministry showed Sept ...


Thu, 20 Sep 2018 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
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 ...


Sun, 15 Jan 2012 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
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
Soccer Championship In East Asia Features VR As Future Of Sports Viewing - SportTechie
Soccer Championship In East Asia Features VR As Future Of Sports Viewing  SportTechie

The EAFF E-1 Football Championship last month that featured national soccer teams in East Asia included virtual reality and customizable replay experiences ...


Tue, 02 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT
KDDI 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

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