Business Dec 26, 2020

Rakuten exposes 1.48 million sets of data to access from outside

Japanese online shopping mall operator Rakuten Inc. said Friday that a computer security problem at the group exposed 1,486,291 sets of personal and corporate information to access from the outside. Of the affected data, managed by Rakuten, credit card subsidiary Rakuten Card Co. and e-money ...

Rakuten begins low-cost mobile phone service in Japan

Business Apr 8, 2020

Rakuten begins low-cost mobile phone service in Japan

Rakuten Inc.'s mobile phone unit on Wednesday launched its full-scale mobile phone service with drastically reduced charges in Japan, fueling speculation that the new operator would intensify the price battle with its bigger rivals. Rakuten Mobile Inc. introduced the single fee plan that charges ¥2,980 ...