Business / Corporate Dec 13, 2019

SoftBank-backed OneConnect sees valuation tumble in U.S. IPO

Ping An Insurance Co.'s OneConnect Financial Technology said Thursday it raised around $312 million in its U.S. initial public offering, valuing the company at around $3.7 billion. OneConnect sold 31.2 million American depositary shares (ADS) at $10 each. Earlier this month, it had aimed to ...

Japanese flamenco dancer capturing the hearts of Londoners

General Dec 10, 2019

Japanese flamenco dancer capturing the hearts of Londoners

Nanako Aramaki, the only professional flamenco dancer from Japan performing in London, has been winning hearts with her brilliant dance steps on stage while also working as an employee of a telecommunications-related company. One recent Sunday evening, the 36-year-old started dancing to a festive Sevillana ...

KDDI and Facebook to jointly develop 5G services in Japan

Business / Tech Nov 26, 2019

KDDI and Facebook to jointly develop 5G services in Japan

KDDI Corp. and social media giant Facebook Inc. will jointly develop services to be provided through a 5G network in Japan, according to informed sources. They aim to offer smartphone users a product sales system utilizing augmented reality by taking advantage of the massive data ...