Square, the digital payments company, is launching in Japan, the company announced on Thursday. Japanese merchants can get a Square Reader for free and start accepting payments with it for 3.25% of each transaction. The launch comesShow More Summary
Japanese shares suffered their worst losses in more than two years on Thursday after data showing an unexpected contraction in Chinese manufacturing activity added to worries the Federal Reserve could downscale its bond purchases....The...Show More Summary
Audio-Technica USB headphone amplifier with built in DAC (AT-HA30USB) for notebooks will be available in Japan from June 20th for approximately 21,000 yen ($205). The headphone amplifier device measures 61.5 × 21 × 10.6mm and weighs 15.5g only. Like a ….
JAPAN'S stock market fell around 7% today (averaging the Nikkei 225 and Topix performance) in what is probably a rational piece of profit-taking after the market's phenomenal rally. The Nikkei started the year at 10,395 and had hit 15,627 before today's plunge - a virtually uninterrupted 50% rise. Show More Summary
Japanese stocks fell 7 per cent on an unexpected drop in a Chinese business confidence index, and a strengthening of the yen. ||| Tokyo - Japanese stocks fell 7 per cent Thursday on an unexpected drop in a Chinese business confidence index, and a strengthening of the yen. Show More Summary
Fire Emblem: Awakening surprised just about everyone with its critical and commercial success. In Japan, the 3DS strategy RPG had sold over 400K units through June 2012, and it's likely continued to grow since then. In the US, digital and retail numbers totaled 240K as of this past April. Show More Summary
Amazon has made its Kindle Fire HD and Kindle Fire HD 8.9'' tablets available for pre-order in more than 170 countries So far, these devices were only available in the U.S., the UK, Germany, France, Spain, Italy and Japan. Now, they're...Show More Summary
(BANGKOK) — Japanese stocks plummeted Thursday after a spike in government bond yields and unexpectedly weak Chinese manufacturing spooked investors sitting atop months of massive gains in share prices. The Nikkei 225 in Tokyo nosedived 7.3 percent to close at 14,483.98, its worst drop since the 2011 tsunami. Show More Summary
Japan, which has seen an extraordinary rally this year, is saw an epic pullback today. The Nikkei plunged 7.3%. This is the biggest sell-off since March 2011, when Japan was hit by a tsunami. This followed warnings from the Federal Reserve...Show More Summary
Square has announced that it is now publicly available in Japan, its first country outside of the U.S. The iPhone is very popular in Japan, which makes it a strong crossover market for the iOS-launched Square.
Red hot payments startup Square is invading Asia after it announced that its service has launched in Japan, which becomes its third market worldwide in addition to the US and Canada.... Keep reading ?
You're looking at Monster Collect 3, a mobile game in Japan that features visuals completely inspired by Earthbound. Some might see this as just a bit more than a loving homage. Link
TOKYO (Reuters) - Nissan Motor Co Ltd will recall about 841,000 vehicles worldwide including the Micra compact car, also known as the March, as a result of a steering wheel glitch, Japan's No.2 automaker said on Thursday.
"Hello there, and welcome to the seventh installment of Annotated Anime, Japanator's weekly Japanese cartoon roundup," writes Josh, fingers clacking over the keyboard. "We have a healthy lineup of new shows and insightful commentary for you this week, including the debut of My Teen RomCom SNAFU. Show More Summary
Flying Fish - Dave Barry: >In December 1941, shortly after Pearl Harbor, a Pennsylvania dental surgeon named Lytle S. Adams thought of a way that the United States could fight back against Japan. It will come as no surprise to anyone...Show More Summary
Hickey and Walters (Bespoke) submit: Earlier today we looked at US sector weightings, and below we take a look at the percentage of total world stock market cap that the largest countries make up. As shown below, the US and Japan, which were the two largest stock markets at the start of the year, have added Complete Story »
Magnitude mb 4.9Region NORTHEAST OF TAIWANDate time 2013-05-23 01:30:05.0 UTCLocation 25.30 N ; 124.41 EDepth 100 kmDistances 104 km NW of Hirara, Japan / pop: 34,354 / local time: 10:30:05.0 2013-05-23
Come next month, NTT DoCoMo users won't be the only ones to benefit from a water-resistant version of the Optimus G. Similar to the L-01E for Japan, LG has introduced the Optimus GJ for Taiwan, which carries IPX7 certification that allows for worry-free immersion in up to a meter of water for 30 minutes. Show More Summary
Perennial budget deficits have helped to offset corporate deleveraging. That explains why public debt is so high. If Prime Minister Abe’s policies revive private investment, the government’s track record suggests it will tighten its belt by raising taxes. Tokyo won’t go bust.
The Nikkei hit a fresh 5.5-year high after soaring 1.9% to 15,942.60 today. But it then went red falling as much as 0.5%, only to climb back up 0.3%. The recent rally in Japanese stocks has been attributed to 'Abenomics' — Japan's aggressive...Show More Summary