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    Brief: Salesforce joins $38m investment in company that digitizes your business cards

Brief: Salesforce joins $38m investment in company that digitizes your business cards

Photo credit: sjenner13 / 123RF Stock Photo. Tokyo-based Sansan digitizes all those business cards you pick up at meetings and conferences, turning them into a cloud-hosted contact database. Competitors: CamCard,

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    Brief: Preferred Networks raises US$95m from Toyota for self-driving tech

Brief: Preferred Networks raises US$95m from Toyota for self-driving tech

Toyota’s self-driving car. Photo credit: Toyota Global. Japan-based Preferred Networks uses real-time machine learning algorithms for devices, especially in the industrial and manufacturing spaces. Competitors: Nuro.ai, Drive.ai, Autox.ai How it

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    They came from France to help Japanese students score their next job

They came from France to help Japanese students score their next job

Ikkai founders Thomas Pouplin (L) and Yasmine Djoudi. Photo credit: Ikkai. When Yasmine Djoudi and Thomas Pouplin moved from France to Japan for their studies, they noticed a persistent problem

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Line is even losing users in 3 of its most important countries

  Line is even losing users in 3 of its most important countries

Line, the sticker-loving messaging app, is struggling to hold onto its users. The social network has just lost 4 million

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Line gets into food delivery

  Line gets into food delivery

Photo credit: piyato / 123RF. Line, Japan’s US$8 billion social media giant, today launched a food delivery service. Called Delima,

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Robot wars: Amazon has Kiva, Alibaba has Geek+, and there’s GreyOrange for the rest

  Robot wars: Amazon has Kiva, Alibaba has Geek+, and there’s GreyOrange for the rest

The Butler in its natural habitat. From video by GreyOrange. Chickpet is one of the oldest bazaars in Bangalore, dating

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Q&A: Stripe boss on Asian expansion and the value of building a product before a company

  Q&A: Stripe boss on Asian expansion and the value of building a product before a company

Stripe co-founder and president John Collison. Photo credit: Stripe. Online payment service provider Stripe has been making waves in Asia

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Q&A: Stripe’s John Collison on China, the coder’s mindset, and growing globally

  Q&A: Stripe’s John Collison on China, the coder’s mindset, and growing globally

Photo credit: Stripe. Online payment service provider Stripe has been making waves in Asia for the past year. It launched

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5 of Japan’s hottest industry verticals

  5 of Japan’s hottest industry verticals

Japan is often thought of as one of the world’s leaders in high-tech industries. For the last decade, it seems

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