Japan

IoT Devices Tackle Japan’s Quality Assurance, Labor Shortage, and Senior Care Issues

In 2018, Japan’s 3 largest mobile carriers will introduce telecommunication services dedicated to Internet of things (IoT) devices used by corporations. It is hoped...
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Japanese Digital Agency Embraces Diversity to Gain Insights into the International Market

IMJ is one of the largest full-service digital agencies in Japan. Founded 21 years ago, the company recently joined Accenture Group, a worldwide consulting...
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Coincheck Hack Puts Focus on Cryptocurrency Security and Regulations

On January 26, Coincheck, a Tokyo-based cryptocurrency exchange, discovered an anomaly on its systems at 11:25 AM. Between about noon and 1 PM, the...
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Is the Big City truly the best city?

  In Japan, the number of people who moved to rural areas in the five-year span starting in 2009 more than quadrupled, now exceeding...
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Startup in Japan Eliminates Borders to Create an Internet for Everyone

This is Part 2 of a two-part series based on our interview with Jeffrey Sandford, CTO of Minimal Technologies. Click here to read Part...
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