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Millennial trends: 16-24s mobile use ‘to overtake all other media combined’

The mobile tipping point is happening among 16-24s globally; the point in which internet users will spend longer on their mobile than all other devices combined, according to new research.

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14/08/2017  |  Full story...

Cannes Lions 2017: Sperm count Smartphone App wins Mobile Grand Prix

The mobile jury at Cannes handed its Grand Prix to a very unusual app, one that counts your sperm. This case study looks at how the app allowed men to test fertility from the comfort of their own home.


03/07/2017  |  Full story...

Google sells robotics firm to Japan's Softbank

Boston Dynamics, known for its robots such as Atlas and BigDog, has been sold by Google to Japanese telecoms giant Softbank for an undisclosed sum.

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09/06/2017  |  Full story...

Japan's Softbank invests $500m in Improbable to create "VR cities"

London-based virtual reality firm Improbable has raised $500m (£388m) in one of the biggest investments in an early stage European technology business.

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12/05/2017  |  Full story...

Japan adds e-sports to 2022 Asian Games

The 2022 Asian Games will incorporate e-sports, alongside traditional sports for the first time, as online gaming grows in popularity.

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20/04/2017  |  Full story...

New e-ink calendar syncs to Google account

The traditional wall calendar has been given a high-tech upgrade, thanks to a clever use of electronic ink from a Japanese inventor.

27/03/2017  |  Full story...

LINE debuts AI assistant for mobile messenger

Mobile messaging app LINE has launched a cloud AI assistant called “Clova” at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain.


02/03/2017  |  Full story...

McDonald’s Japan holds ‘General Election’ for burger upgrade

McDonalds Japan has begun a social media campaign that lets its customers vote for their favourite burger, with the winner becoming part of a free upgrade meal deal.


12/01/2017  |  Full story...

Japanese insurance firm replaces 34 workers with AI bot

Fukoku Life Insurance Mutual Company has cut 34 jobs, instead using IBM’s artificial intelligence bot Watson to take over assessing medical insurance claims over the phone.

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06/01/2017  |  Full story...

Global trends: Asia Pacific now makes up 50% of all internet users

There has been remarkable growth in the Asia-Pacific region, with the web audience increasing 20% in just 18 months, according to new research.


07/09/2016  |  Full story...

Hitachi tests humanoid robot at Haneda Airport

Hitachi has begun tests of passenger services using its “EMIEW3” humanoid robot, designed to guide people to the correct destination.


05/09/2016  |  Full story...

APAC to overtake North America as world’s biggest digital ad market

2016 will see Asia-Pacific overtake North America as the world’s biggest market for digital advertising spend for the first time, according to the latest Advertising Forecast from research and consulting firm, Strategy Analytics.

14/07/2016  |  Full story...

Biggest IPO of 2016: Chat app Line plans $1.14bn stock market float

Messaging app Line is planning a dual Japan-US IPO, which could raise as much as $1.14 bn, which could make it the biggest tech IPO of 2016.

12/07/2016  |  Full story...

Japanese chat app Line takes on Snapchat Lenses with 'Egg'

Japan-based messaging app Line has launched its own selfie filter app, imitating a popular feature on Snapchat.


27/05/2016  |  Full story...

Google shows off lower cost (and less scary) robot

Google’s parent company Alphabet is showing off a new Japanese robot - a lower-cost, lower-power machine designed to help civilians.


12/04/2016  |  Full story...

Japanese agency hires AI bot as creative director

McCann Erickson Japan has become the first agency to appoint a robot as its creative director... but is it an early April Fool's Day prank or a genuine sign of things to come?

29/03/2016  |  Full story...

Nintendo reveals first smartphone game in Japan (with a social twist)

Nintendo has released its highly-anticipated debut smartphone game, Miitomo, in Japan- but don’t expect a Mario-style platformer just yet..

21/03/2016  |  Full story...

Top 52 app publishers of 2015 [INFOGRAPHIC]

Mobile monitoring firm App Annie has revealed the top 52 app publishers of 2015- reserved for the top earners from the iOS App Store and Google Play Store.

03/03/2016  |  Full story...

No breakthrough for the smart home market in the UK

Despite the growth in smart home devices, the Uk is lagging behind key rival markets in adopting this new technology, according to new research.

29/10/2015  |  Full story...

Unruly launches in Japan to coincide with UK trade visit

Video ad tech firm will open a new office in Tokyo as part of its global expansion plans, which coincides with a trip to Japan by Mayor of London, Boris Johnson MP.

14/10/2015  |  Full story...

Video viral of the week: Japanese cosmetic shop creates personalised make-up experience

AINZ&TULPE, the largest cosmetics shop in Japan created an interactive shop window experience providing multilingual support for shoppers looking for a makeup experience that doesn’t get lost in translation. See why it’s our video viral of the week below…

Interactive Shop Window "LOOKS" | AINZ&TULPE from puzzle inc. M.Hongyo on Vimeo.

19/08/2015  |  Full story...

Infographic: Can Apple Music beat Spotify?

With Apple Music going live, this new infographic from IHS looks at how the Spotify rival could kick start the on-demand music market in the UK, US, France and Japan.

03/07/2015  |  Full story...

Global ad spend trends: Mobile to account for half worldwide spend by 2016

Mobile ad spend is forecast to top $100bn worldwide in 2016, accounting for more than half of the digital market, according to new research.

07/04/2015  |  Full story...

Mario goes mobile: Nintendo to make smartphone games for first time

In a major move for gaming fans, Nintendo is working with Japanese developer DeNA to develop new games for smartphones.

18/03/2015  |  Full story...

Global adspend to rise 4.9% in 2015: Mobile, social and programmatic key drivers

The global advertising market will grow up to 6% a year over the next three years, driven by mobile, social media and the transition to programmatic buying of digital display, according to a new report.

08/12/2014  |  Full story...

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