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Yahoo Japan Stock Breaks 100 Million Yen Barrier

The over-the-counter price for a single share of Yahoo Japan Corp....

Japan Moves Closer to Low-Cost Home Access

With yet another agile competitor giving challenge to lumbering NTT,...

Titus Expands Japan Cable Net Access Coverage

Titus Communications, which last year became the first Japanese...

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24 Firms Invest in usen Broadband Venture

[ASIA] Japan's largest cable music provider, usen Corp., announced this week that 24 top ...

Hitachi Unveils Prototype Wearable Internet Appliance

[ASIA] Japanese electronics giant Hitachi Ltd. Friday announced it has joined forces with ...

Japan’s Top 10 Net Stories for 2000

[ASIA] Whether you considered 2000 to be the end of the 20th century or the beginning of the 21st, there is no doubt that for Japan it signaled the start of a new Internet...

Survey Shows Cell Phone Secrets of Japanese Youth

[ASIA] In a finding that will surprise no one who has strolled a city street or ridden a bus or ...

Nissho Iwai, Computer Associates Plan Global B2B Exchange

Japanese trading company Nissho Iwai Corp. and U.S. software developer Computer Associates International Inc. announced this week that they will set up a JV to create a cross-industry B2B worldwide trading exchange. The new company, Cynomix Corp., will...

Cisco, Net One in Japan Network Services Deal

Tokyo-based Net One Systems Co. Ltd. will set up a joint venture with Cisco Systems Japan and Mitsubishi Electric subsidiary Melcom Service Co. Ltd. to install and manage e-business networks. The joint venture, Network Service And Technologies Co., Ltd....

Book1 To Be Japan’s Largest Online Bookseller

A group of seven firms this week announced establishment of joint venture company to operate what will become Japan's largest Internet bookstore. The venture, Book1 Inc., was capitalized at 2 billion yen (US$18.9 million) on March 21. The...

Toshiba Announces E-Biz Initiatives

Toshiba Corp., widely perceived as a laggard in the race among Japan's electronics giants to embrace the Internet, has finally announced that it will undertake a series of major initiatives to enhance its B2B and B2C Net...

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