Mainichi reports that Hyogo prefecture is to run a 5 days boot camp for smartphone addicted children in August.
Kids are still allowed to bring their smartphone, but they are kept in one place, and only be usable between 30 to 60 minutes at night when kids can not stand.
AllAbout Inc., a Japanese company which originally started as a joint-venture between Recruit and US About.com, running All About in Japanese, announced today September 29th that its multi language sites AllAbout Japan, initially with English.
According to the release, the site will have original articles by 500 Japan expert foreign writers, who both live in and outside Japan.
AllAbout Inc. is listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange JASDAQ market. Major shareholders are the largest printing company Dai Nippon Printing(DNP), Recruit Holdings and Yahoo! Japan.
Twitter Japan(@TwitterJP) announced that it started signboard ads for passengers using Shimbashi station for one months.
This one says “Twitter knows the buzzed news.”
“When Twitter is telling you it is buzzed, it is surely buzzed on Twitter.”
Around Shimbashi station, special printing newspaper style paper ad with the title “News Now” are distributed to people.
Shimbashi station, around 2 kilometers south of Tokyo station, is the country’s first train station since 1872. Four train companies are connected and stopped by about 450,000 passengers. The station is thought as a typical “salaryman”(white collar worker men) place.
Google’s instant stock search feature, one of the quick search results shown at the top of search results page, has been showing ten-thousandfold high price for stock prices on Japanese market today.
(Nintendo stock on Google and Yahoo! Japan Finance)
American stocks seem to be okay. Only Japanese stocks seem to be affected.
It has been showing the wrong prices since around the open of the market, 9 a.m. of Japan Standard Time, and has not been fixed 8 hours so far.
Here is the one of the first tweets by whom noticed and shared.