iPhone app aims to sell sake to the world

National / Tech Oct 26, 2015

iPhone app aims to sell sake to the world

An iPhone app that can recognize sake labels and display information in Japanese and English on everything from alcohol content to recommended ways of drinking the rice wine has been released. Developed by label-maker Takakuwa Art Printing Co. in Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture, the app, called ...

Business / Corporate May 21, 2015

Line said to prepare dual listing before Japan Post IPO

Line Corp., operator of Japan's most popular mobile-messaging service, is preparing for a dual listing in Tokyo and New York before Japan Post Holdings Co.'s initial public offering, people with knowledge of the matter said. The Tokyo-based company aims to sell shares around September to ...

Business Mar 11, 2015

Uber pledges to enlist 1 million female drivers by 2020

Ride-hailing app Uber, under the microscope due to a handful of driver assaults on passengers in some cities, pledged in a blog post on Tuesday to sign up 1 million female drivers around the world by 2020. The ride service did not provide comparable figures ...