Boundless, a Japanese arm of Apollo/Yahoo US, announced today that they would shut down two American-originated tech blogs’ Japanese version, TechCrunch Japan and Engadget Japanese version on May 1, 2022. According to the release, huge number of past articles will become inaccessible. Both sites will be redirected to the US version sites. Some of the… Continue reading TechCrunch Japan and Engadget Japan to be Shut Down, No Archives
twitter user @mahoco found an interesting job listing by Tokyo Olympic Organizing Committee. The post valid from April 18th tells that Tokyo Olympic is seeking engineers who are in charge of planning, designing and deployment of a new massive anti-COVID-19 system for the coming Tokyo Olympic Games. Monthly salary is expected about 350,000 yen, which… Continue reading Tokyo Olympic Committee is Hiring New Engineers for A New COVID-19 Service
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., 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 [J] 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… Continue reading AllAbout Launches Non-Japanese AllAbout Japan for Foreign Visitors
Twitter Japan(@TwitterJP) announced that it started signboard ads for passengers using Shimbashi station for one months. 新橋駅をご利用の皆さん。今朝から1ヶ月、（Twitter初の）駅広告が始まります。通勤、通学の機会に、ぜひご覧ください。いくつかの路線でも車内広告を行っていますので、こちらもご覧くださいね。 pic.twitter.com/90CPG3lxDT — TwitterJP (@TwitterJP) September 27, 2015 This one says “Twitter knows the buzzed news.” Twitter、新橋付近の路線に車内広告 – JRや丸ノ内線など http://t.co/n7KOqGfIaL — 【公式】マイナビニュース 新着記事 (@mn_all) September 28, 2015 “When Twitter is telling you it is buzzed, it is surely buzzed… Continue reading Twitter Japan Begins Adboard in Central Tokyo
[Update] It seems fixed now (21:40 31th) 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… Continue reading All Japanese Stocks Jump Up 10000% on Google Search
Budget immersive movie experience has been around Japanese Twitter. coined term ダンボール映画館(cardboard theater) うし！！映画だwwww pic.twitter.com/xSRT3P7LTF — ちーず (@hrhr_mumu) December 27, 2013 段ボール映画館、実際に作った人から絶賛の声しか聞かないし私もやってみよう pic.twitter.com/Iwa2Uc1EGL — 透明ランナー (@_k18) April 24, 2015 今話題のダンボール映画館をやってみた！！！！！！wwwwwwwwww pic.twitter.com/2VUfsntjPY — 新型のたもえ(TamolarM) (@dj_tmlrm_izgn) May 7, 2015 弟の考えた簡易映画館が天才的と俺の中で話題に pic.twitter.com/rb2vYvObe7 — ゆーき (@_KYV_) August 14, 2014 映画館つくった。真ん中にiPhoneおいてもぐったら下みたいになる！すごいわこれ！ pic.twitter.com/8g7QYDyuYk — ゆうか ながお (@ex_am_yuu) January 2, 2014 なんかダンボール映画館とかゆうて ダンボールにスマホの画面の大きさの 穴あけて映画見てる、、笑 あほやわ〜笑 Twitterで流行ってるとかゆうてるけど ほんまなんかな〜笑… Continue reading Cardboard Theater Meme – Good for Japanese Small House
According to ITmedia Mobile, NTT Docomo announced the termination of BlackBerry network service by March 31 2017. New application will be stopped at November 30th this year.
Microsoft Japan announced today that its employees are to get Lumia 830 instead of their current Windows Phone IS12T, Windows Phone device which are not sold in Japan. The announcement also notes that the company got Lumia 830’s Giteki-certification only for this purpose, to legalize its employees’ usage of the phone. http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00NFG57CW/ IS12T, made by… Continue reading Microsoft Japan Finally Upgrades Staffs’ 4 Years-old Windows Phone