Continued from (Part 1). Middle part of September news which we did not write as a dedicated article. Continued to (Part 3)
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- Porn Site Name Elementary School Ought To Change Its Name – Their new name is “Ohmori Elementary School”, which is from local place name
- Uniqlo’s Pinball For U.K.
- “Programmer Of Darkness” buzzed on Japanese Twitter – a high school student running a popular game’s fake official site faces a barrage of criticism, throwing his last word that he is a “Programmer Of Darkness”(Yami-Programmer) level so is untraceable, amused lots of Twitter users.
- A Restaurant Owner Sues Tabelog Not Removing His Shop Info By Site Users – Should review site provide opt-out method like robots.txt?
- Softbank’s New Gundam Ketai
- Mixi Kasahara’s session report on Mixi Meetup 2010
- Okinawa Leases 300 iPhone 4 For Foreign Sightseers. Japanese Government Experiment
- Gree Social Feedback Is Forming Another “Like” button group
- Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour & Welfare started Twitter today.
- New Mobile Multimedia Broadcast Bid Won By Docomo, Starts 2012 Spring
- Axe Runs Live Public Bathing By Graveur Idols With Twitter/Ustream
- Pixiv’s Anniversary Logo With English Mistake ‘3th’ Gets Laughed – Japanese people are harsh on others mistakes in English…
- Mixi Check WordPress Plugin by Mixi insider
- Gree allows third party to run LovePlus imitation
- Nintendo 3DS Release Date Leaked? By An Ex-Worker Of Accessory Company. Kotaku covered it
- Dentsu Releases iPhone App Guides People From Photo To Ads
- Twinama – Realtime Tweet Stream Viewer In 6 Languages
- A Japanese Book Describing Ketai Culture Translated To Chinese
- DeNA Buys Gameview Studios, US [pdf]
- Tabelog iPhone App Cutting Out “Sort” Feature To Its Paid Version, Getting Bullets Of Lowest Reviews. Tabelog iPhone App Issue Drilled Down
- SPA reports Steve Jobs Visited Kyoto Secretly By His Private Jet
- Finally Togetter Clone Appears. Can Also Summalize 2-Channel Comments
- Jobs Shuriken News Covered On Bloomberg and TC
- Mangazenkan.com Opens English/Chinese Site To Sell Japanese Comic Series via WebTan
- TwiChannel – 2-channel Flavoured BBS With Twitter Account
- New Groupon Clone Pochita.jp
- Yahoo! Japan Adding More Mixi-Check/Tweet/Y!J Hitokoto Buttons
- Google Map Navigation Begins In Japan. high impact for Japanese nagivation vendors
- Very Unfortunate: 7,800 Yen Android Navigation App Released When Google Japan Issues Free One
- Online Model Casting Service interesting design on Flash
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