Cookpad Engineers’ Blog announced [J] today that their web-service has migrated to Ruby 2.0.0-p0, the latest version of Ruby. That Japan’s (and probably the world’s) largest recipe web-service is one of the largest Ruby-based consumer web services. There are some incompatibilities from former versions of Ruby and 2.* series.
Yahoo Japan, the country’s biggest website with 1.6 billion page views per day, will enter a partnership with Cookpad, a popular recipe site, according to a report by business daily The Nikkei. Much like Yahoo in the US, Yahoo Japan runs a number of vertical services under its portal: one of them, Yahoo Recipe, will… Continue reading Yahoo Japan Teams Up With Recipe Portal Cookpad
The Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) announced Wednesday it will elevate Cookpad, a Tokyo-based recipe web service operator, to the First Section from the Mothers Section effective December 15. Moving from Mothers or the second section to the first section generally means that the company is evaluated better, stable. Early this year, I wrote how Rakuten… Continue reading Cookpad’s Listing To Be Transfered To The First Section
It is a year-end buzzword ranking season. Yahoo! Japan, Japan’s most popular search portal, though the backend search engine has been gradually switching to Google’s one (everyday more people report that their search results are the similar with the Google’s results), eventually gets the highest number of search volume in Japanese. Yahoo! Japan just released… Continue reading Japan’s Top Search Keywords in 2010 By Yahoo! Japan
Japanese outplacement firm Intelligence [J] released their research of what companies people want to join next [J], done on 5,000 of office workers between age 25 to 34. On the ranking, Google jumped up from 2009’s third position because of good feeling to their “innovation” and “potential”. 2010 Rank in 2009 Company 1 3 Google… Continue reading The 2010 Most Popular Company For Japanese Job Seekers Is Google
In case you didn’t know: Japan is the only country in the world that has a listed recipe site, Cookpad. After going IPO at the “Mothers” section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange last July, its current market cap stands at a staggering $370 million. Over the weekend, the eponymous company behind the site reported [PDF]… Continue reading Japanese recipe site Cookpad in overdrive, doubles sales and profits
Cookpad [JP], Japan’s biggest cooking site, announced today that they will be listed to Tokyo Stock Exchange Mothers section on July 17th. CEO, Akimitsu Sano, started the service on 1998. Cookpad is a recipe sharing site with 558,939 registered recipes. The site has 6.8 million unique users and 351 million page views per month. Cookpad… Continue reading Recipe Sharing Site Cookpad Goes IPO
Cookpad is the biggest recipe site in Japan, and has 416,000 recipes on the site. Alexa shows that Cookpad has a higher rating than Food Network or AllRecipes (with 40,000 recipes). Cookpad has 4.5 million unique visitors per month, and 280 million page views per month. Ofcourse, recipes are posted by users. Unlike other recipe… Continue reading Cookpad – the number one recipe site