Drecom Inc. [J] has released the social learning application “Gurutan Eitango Sekai Shuuyuu” (Gurutan* [gurume=gourmet, tango=word) English Word World Tour). Download is free. “Gurutan” is a social learning application for smartphone which allows you to enjoy information about world cuisine while casually learning English vocabulary. You advance by solving problems about English vocabulary questions that… Continue reading Gourmet Food + English Study App Released
Drecom Releases American iOS App “Monster Arms”
Drecom [J] Has released the new social game application “Monster Arms” for the American App Store. The support language is English so unfortunately it can’t be downloaded from Japan. “Monster Arms” is a real time strategy card game where you make an original deck and collect character cards while completing missions. It has social components… Continue reading Drecom Releases American iOS App “Monster Arms”
Drecom To Quit Job Board Service
Drecom, once was a college-venture star IPO-ed, recently financially helped by Rakuten, announced that they would shut down their job board service “Drecom Job Board” at the end of August, 2009. Job Board services is not greatly doing in Japanese web, as the top player is going to stop it. Some popular IT bloggers such… Continue reading Drecom To Quit Job Board Service
Banner? Banana? No Banner-na! AD services to seek designs from users.
Drecom[J], a company developing blogs and web2.0 services, has released an AD service to seek design of web banners for mobile sites from public users, named as “Atsumete Banner-na[J]“(meaning collect Banner-na). A banana-shaped character is used as a mascot for the service. Advertisers post themes for banners, then public users create banners and register them… Continue reading Banner? Banana? No Banner-na! AD services to seek designs from users.
Drecom rescued by Rakuten
Drecom announced that their board had decided business alliance with, and will raise 900 million yen shares to Rakuten, Japan’s top E-Commerce firm. Drecom, which is a blog system vendor for small and mid sized companies, also doing web services. Rakuten will be the second shareholder of Drecom with 20.02% stocks, following to the founder/CEO… Continue reading Drecom rescued by Rakuten