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Japan is cracking down on SoftBank’s revenue

First, a couple of quick follow-ups to our coverage of Form Ds yesterday, and then a deeper dive into the challenges SoftBank is facing with regards to its revenue in Japan. Finally, some notes on rec

5G needs a “new mindset” towards Internet rules, telcos warn

Carriers have kicked off the world’s biggest mobile phone tradeshow with calls for an “investment friendly framework” to fund rollouts of next-gen 5G network technology and level the

Toyota, Intel and others form big data group for automotive tech

A collection of prominent names in the tech industry have teamed up with Toyota to work on developing big data systems to support self-driving cars and other future automotive advances. Denso, Ericsso

Original Stitch Raises $1.1 Million To Put The Shirt On Your Back

As a fan of clothing I find custom shirt services to be quite exciting. No longer must we be held back by societal rules about what color your collar must be or whether or not blue goes with orange pl

NTT DOCOMO, Japan’s Largest Carrier, To Start Carrying The iPad Air And iPad Mini 2 On June 10

Apple announced today that it will begin to sell the iPad Air and iPad mini with Retina display in Japan on NTT DOCOMO’s network starting June 10. NTT DOCOMO is the country’s largest carrier and w

Cinemacraft Raises $1.5M From NTT DoCoMo, Turner Broadcasting’s Media Camp And 500 Startups

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.cinemacraft.tv/">Cinemacraft</a>, a startup that wants to replace static video thumbnails with its interactive Videograms, has raised a $1.5 million strategic fundi

Japan’s NTT Docomo Buys Fine Trade, An Austrian E-Commerce Solution Provider, For ‘Several Tens Of Millions Of Euros’

Japanese carrier <a target="_blank" href="http://www.nttdocomo.com">NTT Docomo</a> today <a target="_blank" href="http://www.nttdocomo.co.jp/english/info/media_center/pr/2013/0827_00.html">announced o

NTT DoCoMo Announces $109M Venture Fund, As Well As An Investment In 500 Startups

NTT DoCoMo, Japan's leading mobile operator, <a target="_blank" href="http://www.nttdocomo.com/pr/2013/001628.html">has announced</a> that it will invest in 500 Startups as it prepares to launch a 1

LG’s 5-inch 1080p Optimus G Pro Confirmed On Japanese Carrier’s Website

If you thought that LG's <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2013/01/21/lgs-optimus-g-will-hit-lte-markets-in-50-new-countries-starting-in-late-january/">global roll out of the Optimus G</a> meant th

Docomo Closes $22.5M, 20% Investment In Baidu Mobile Content JV: DeNA Games Coming First

It's been a long time coming -- plans for a mobile content partnership between NTT Docomo and China's search giant Baidu were announced <a target="_blank" href="http://online.wsj.com/article/SB1000142

NTT DoCoMo, Samsung Call It Quits On Mobile Chipset Joint Venture

What happens when you put some of the biggest names in the Japanese wireless industry in the same room to work up a plan to develop some home-grown mobile chipsets? The answer is, apparently, not much

MEDIAS ES N-05D: NEC’s New Android Phone Is 6.7mm Thin, Connects To Casio’s G-SHOCK GB-6900

<a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/tag/nec">NEC</a> did it again: about 11 months after unveiling the <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/02/21/first-pics-of-the-worlds-thinnest-smartphone-the

Disney, Q-pot Choco, Honey Bee: Japan Gets 3 Extra-Cute Android Phones

<a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/tag/android">Android</a> adoption is growing rapidly in Japan, with local handset manufacturers doing everything they can in order to meet the demands of customers

Fujitsu Japan Rolls Out 2 “Girls-Only” Cell Phones

Do women need special cell phones? Certain companies, such as <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2009/06/23/do-women-need-special-cell-phones-deutsche-telekom-says-yes/">Deutsche Telekom</a> or <a h

NEC MEDIAS PP: Waterproof Android Phone With 4-Inch OLED Screen, 1700mAh Battery, Wireless Charging Support

Japanese mobile carrier <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/tag/docomo/">NTT Docomo</a> has <a href="http://www.nttdocomo.co.jp/info/news_release/2011/12/02_00.html">announced</a> [JP] it will start

ARROWS Kiss F-03D: Fujitsu Japan Rolls Out “Women-Only” Android Handset

It's not the first cell phone that has been designed specifically for women, but it's certainly one of the most interesting, as far as features and specs are concerned. Fujitsu's so-called <a href="ht

Video: NTT Docomo Shows Japanese/English Real-Time Translation Service For Mobile Phones

Japan's biggest mobile carrier <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/tag/docomo">NTT Docomo</a> has developed a real-time Japanese <-> English translation service for mobile phones, the first of

5 Product Innovations From CEATEC 2011 In Japan (Video Gallery)

Truth be told, I wasn't very impressed with what electronics makers showed at the <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/tag/ceatec-2011/">CEATEC 2011</a> tech exhibition - especially because a lot of t

Mobile Media Company Affle Raises $10M+ From D2C (A NTT DoCoMo Subsidiary)

Singapore-headquartered mobile media and advertising startup <a href="http://www.affle.com/">Affle</a> has raised over <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/company/affle">$10 million</a> from <a href="h

NTT DoCoMo, Samsung Talking Chipset Alliance Against Qualcomm

Qualcomm is one of biggest players (if not the biggest) in the mobile chipset space, and their dominance of the market is forcing other manufacturers to seek alternative strategies. While Qualcomm's h
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