Japan's travel security info service to cover Line users

National May 5, 2020

Japan's travel security info service to cover Line users

The Foreign Ministry's email-based security information service for Japanese travelers overseas will become available for users of the Line free messaging app. By improving user convenience, the ministry hopes to encourage people making foreign trips to register for the service, ministry officials said. The ministry aims ...

SoftBank considering plan to merge Yahoo Japan with Line

Business / Tech Nov 14, 2019

SoftBank considering plan to merge Yahoo Japan with Line

SoftBank Group Corp. is considering a plan to consolidate its Yahoo Japan internet business with the messaging service Line Corp. Z Holdings Corp., a unit of SoftBank's telecom arm formerly known as Yahoo Japan, confirmed Thursday that it's in talks with Tokyo-based Line about a ...