A Japanese startup Kayac released mixi [J] application “Unko Enzan [J]” for educational purpose. This is an arithmetic learning application for the primary-school pupils. However, it has funny characteristic. Poos are featured on all problems. “Unko Enzan” means “Poo Arithmetic” in Japanese. Can you solve this problem? “If a coiled poo has a diameter of… Continue reading Let’s Study Arithmetic With Poo!
Mixi[J], needless to say, one of Japan’s largest social networks, had a briefing conference entitled Mixi Meetup 2010 today, announced they had launched a social app platform for their smartphone-optimized user interface called mixi Touch. As of today, the following social apps are available on the platform. (Links given to app names in the list… Continue reading Mixi Launches Social App Platform For Smartphone Users, Too
The largest mobile social network Gree announced [J] that their new GREE Connect (tentative name) platform starting this April 2010. Mixi Appli, an OpenSocial specification based API was officially introduced [J] on the biggest social network Mixi in August 2009 after a half year closed beta. Mobage Town by DeNA, the second mobile social network… Continue reading Gree To Open Social Application Platform
Mainland China’s 2nd largest social game maker Rekoo[C] launched a flash-based social game on Japan’s largest social network service Mixi[J], which earned more than two million users in less than two months since the launch, and it’s ranked the 1st in the number of Mixi app users. The game is called Sunshine Ranch (click here… Continue reading Sunshine Ranch: More Than 2M Japanese Users Join China-made Flash Game In 2 Months
Mixi [JP], Japan’s largest social network (17.4 million members at the end of June), yesterday announced [JP, PDF] they acquired a 20% stake in Pikkle, a Tokyo-based social gaming company that was founded in 2005. What’s particularly interesting about this deal is that Pikkle was founded by David “DC” Collier, a veteran in the videogaming… Continue reading Japan’s Biggest Social Network Mixi Buys 20% Of Foreigner-Led Social Gaming Company Pikkle
Mixi, the biggest social network service in Japan, started their OpenSocial compliant application platform Mixi Appli officially opened to every Mixi user on PC on last month. Mixi Appli Mobile is planned to follow this month. After couple of months closed beta test, Mixi successfully lined up 130 applications by third parties and affiliated startups,… Continue reading The First Mixi Appli Is Blamed And Stopped As Discriminatory
Mixi [J] (Asiajin articles), the biggest social network service in Japan, starts their OpenSocial compliant application platform Mixi Appli officially opened to every Mixi user on PC. Mixi Appli Mobile is planned to follow next month. Mixi announced its OpenSocial platform last year and has been running closed beta test with third party developers for… Continue reading Mixi Finally Shed ‘Beta’ With Mixi Appli
Mixi [JP] (TSE:2121) held a conference to introduce their new service “Mixi Appli”. Mixi Appli provides an OpenSocial-based application platform for developers. Mixi Appli is one of the three services provided on “Mixi Platform”. Mixi Platform provides Mixi Appli, Mixi Connect (OAuth) and Mixi OpenID. CEO, Kenji Kasahara briefly introduced Mixi and Mixi Appli. And… Continue reading Mixi Appli Conference 2009