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    Toyota funds Grab

Toyota funds Grab

Photo credit: think4photop / 123RF Stock Photo. Grab announced today that it has received funding as part of a strategic investment by Toyota Tsusho, a general trading company within Japanese

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    Freee and the future of Japan’s fintech boom

Freee and the future of Japan’s fintech boom

Fintech is making waves throughout the tech world and beyond. It’s made its way into the everyday operations of business, the finances of the consumer, and even organs of national

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    Following Facebook, Line launches anonymous group chat rooms

Following Facebook, Line launches anonymous group chat rooms

Line CTO Euivin Park. Photo credit: Line. Nine months after Facebook Messenger rolled out Rooms, its group chat feature where people can converse anonymously, Line is doing the same thing.

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How Raksul is changing the game for printing and logistics in Japan

  How Raksul is changing the game for printing and logistics in Japan

We live in a world that is becoming increasingly digital every day. With the growing presence of email, file sharing

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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

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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

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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

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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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