Tag Archives: Japan

Japan To Survey 200 Million Gadgets For Cyber Security Ahead Of Olympics

Japan will check potential vulnerabilities in items like routers, webcams and web-connected home devices. TOKYO, JAPAN:  Japan is preparing a national sweep of some 200 million network-connected gadgets for cyber-security lapses ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, an official said on Tuesday. The government-backed National Institute of Information and Communications Technology will start the survey from February to check ... Read More »

Paytm’s Tech to Power SoftBank’s Mobile Payments Service in Japan

HIGHLIGHTS New smartphone-based payment service will be named PayPay It will be a joint venture between SoftBank and Yahoo Japan PayPay is planned to launch in fall 2018 SoftBank has announced that it will leverage the technology of India-based digital payments company Paytm in a new mobile payments service it is launching. The new smartphone-based payment service, named PayPay, will be a joint ... Read More »

Western Digital CEO Said to Be in Japan to Finalise Toshiba Chip Deal

HIGHLIGHTS WD to finalise agreement to buy Toshiba’s memory chip business The group and Toshiba aim to announce a deal by August 31 Some senior Toshiba executives had initially balked at WD’s offer Western Digital’s chief executive is in Tokyo to finalise an agreement to buy Toshiba’s memory chip business, ending months of dispute over the auction, a person familiar with ... Read More »

NTT Docomo Launches ‘Japan Welcome SIM’ Offering Free Data to Foreign Visitors

HIGHLIGHTS The Japan Welcome SIM is valid for 15 days It will be available form July 1 You can earn free data by watching video ads and filling surveys Japanese telecom operator NTT Docomo is launching a new prepaid SIM for foreign travellers, called ‘Japan Welcome SIM’, which will offer users free Internet service that is valid for 15 days ... Read More »

Spotify Debuts in Japan, Complete With Karaoke Lyrics

HIGHLIGHTS Spotify will offer ad-free version for JPY 980 Also introduced a new feature that shows lyrics while tracks are playing Spotify is now in advanced talks to buy rival service SoundCloud Spotify Ltd. is bringing its popular online music service to Japan, a large and lucrative market where fans have demonstrated a continuing fondness for CDs and even vinyl ... Read More »

Social Networks offer comfort, Confusion in Japan Quake

people trapped below homes that collapsed in Japan’s double earthquakes used social media to chat topals and keep their spirits up even as they awaited rescue, reports stated Sunday. Networking apps like Line and fb proved a boon to sufferers of the effective quakes that delivered downhomes, bridges and hillsides — however they had been also conduits for racist scaremongering ... Read More »

Twitter Eyeing Japan for sales From information for organizations

Twitter has its eyes on Japan, with its 35 million users, to make cash from companies eager to use Twitterinformation to research retail trends, control inventory and enhance customer support. although tweets are public, the San Francisco-primarily based social media organisation gives specialtechnologies for better analyzing them, considering all tweets, together with those in records, throughcompanion organizations which include NTT ... Read More »

Twitter partners With Yelp, Eyes boom in Japan, Britain

In a clean bid to get over the stalled customers‘ increase and declining sales, micro-blogging websiteTwitter has joined palms with enterprise list and evaluate website online Yelp to deliver place services for Japan and Britain interior its app. The Yelp integration will supply Twitter users in Japan and Britain an alternative of choosing placessupplied by using Yelp after they tag ... Read More »