A columnist in Japan has performed a worrying experiment in the busy Shibuya district to prove you can identify people purely by information posted on their Twitter feed.
Hana Stewart Smith
NTT Docomo, Japan's biggest carrier has now reached two million LTE subscribers on its Xi service, having doubled its user base in the last three months.
Flipboard expands its service to the iPhone and iPod touch in China, creating a Chinese edition which is also accessible to users around the world.
In an effort towards more eco-friendly alternatives, a new hand cranked vending machine has been revealed in Japan. Although its designed for primarily blackouts, it could also find a use as an emergency aid.
Apple's store in Ginza had a successful iPad launch on Friday, with an initial crowd of 400. However they might have been overshadowed by the opening of a new UNIQLO, which drew around 1,000 waiting customers.
Although I didn't take a new iPad home after the launch this morning, I did get a chance to take a look at it and try out its new features. I was impressed.
Apple's new iPad launched today in Japan. Within an hour of the store opening, the queues were already gone, and my hands were finally on the tablet after a week of waiting.
The $40.2 million fine was divided among Samsung, LG and Pantech, as well as Korean carriers SK Telecom, KT Corp and LG Uplus.
Despite launching on a second carrier, Apple's iPhone exclusivity is holding back sales in China. However, claims that it cannot compete with Samsung may be premature.
China's two biggest names in online streaming, Tuduo and Youku, have announced a merger today despite previously being market competitors and legal rivals.
Ridley Scott and Japanese filmmaker Takayuki Hayakawa begin their new "Japan in a Day" project, one year on from the Tohoku Earthquake, which calls for people to film their day and submit their videos.
Samsung has filed a new patent infringement lawsuit against Apple, despite previously saying they wouldn't take legal action against them in Korea.
China Mobile, the country's biggest mobile carrier, has announced that it has reached 15 million iPhone users, despite not being an official partner.
A recently revealed 'speech jammer' gun in Japan has been raising some concerns over its unethical implications, but does this device have any real world use at all?
Facebook has tested its new Disaster Message Board service in Japan, showing how social networks are becoming key to staying in contact during disasters.
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