Japan Archive

  • Cloud Computing Asia

    IBM Poised To Dominate Asia-Pacific Cloud Computing Market

    International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE:IBM): its company motto is Think… and thinking was what it did when it discarded businesses it once dominated, such as personal computers, and transformed itself from a hardware manufacturer into the No.1 technology services company in the world. The old...


  • Wonder Girls JYP Entertainment 2

    JYP Entertainment Preps Korean Music Supergroups For The World

    JYP Entertainment Corporation (KOSDAQ: 035900) engages in the entertainment business in South Korea, Japan, China and other parts of the world. It is involved in the production of movies, TV dramas, and music recordings as well as the management of artists, including such famous Korean...


  • SubwayChina8

    Subway Overtakes McDonald’s As World’s Largest Restaurant Chain

    The Subway sandwich group, operated by privately held Doctor’s Associates Inc., has officially overtaken McDonald’s Corp (NYSE: MCD) as the world’s largest restaurant chain in terms of number of restaurant outlets, according to the year-end store count filed by Subway to the Securities and Exchange...


  • PanasonicPatentLeader5

    Panasonic Corporation Leader In International Patent Filings

    China, Japan, and South Korea show dominating growth in international patent filings and exhibit a significant shift of economic, competitive and scientific power to Asia, based on data released in February 2011 by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). The World Intellectual Property Organization said...


  • HMV music store within undercover shopping mall

    Lawson To Buy HMV Japan From Daiwa Group

    Japanese convenience store chain Lawson Inc. (TYO: 2651) announced on October 28, 2010 that it will acquire music retailer HMV Japan K.K. from Daiwa Securities SMBC Principal Investments Co. Ltd. for 1.8 billion Yen (US$21.9 million). The acquisition will allow Lawson to strengthen its stores’...


  • DoCoMoSmartPhone

    DoCoMo Releases New Galaxy S To Take On iPhone

    NTT Docomo Inc. announced that it would start selling Samsung Electronics Co.’s Galaxy S smartphone customized for the increasingly competitive Japanese market on October 28, 2010. Docomo plans to increase its market share as well as to challenge the current market domination by iPhone and...