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YAHOO JAPAN

Yahoo News is currently the most popular news portal site in Japan, with the highest number of partnerships with news providers.
BUSINESS / Tech
Sep 26, 2023
Yahoo News considers reviewing contracts with news providers
The announcement follows a report by the JFTC last week that warned that the platform's operator, Yahoo Japan, may be in a superior bargaining position.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Feb 3, 2023
Z Holdings to merge with Line and Yahoo Japan by March 2024
The SoftBank-backed company is looking to streamline its operations in a bid to position itself as a world-leading AI company.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Sep 19, 2021
COVID-19 was expected to spur a remote-work revolution in Japan. What happened?
A lack of digital infrastructure and an archaic corporate culture that values long working hours and face-to-face meetings is slowing down the nationu2019s push toward working remotely.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 20, 2021
Japanese companies introducing vaccine leave for workers
The idea is to ensure that employees can avoid getting shots on the weekend, when demand for vaccinations is likely to soar.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jan 23, 2021
As climate change push grows, Japanese firms accelerate shift to renewable energy
Major companies are moving up their timelines to shift to renewables, as the need to be environmentally friendly is becoming a key factor in expanding their businesses.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Dec 23, 2020
Yahoo Japan to delete hateful posts with AI to tackle cyberbullying
The move comes following the suicide in May of Hana Kimura, a cast member of the popular reality show "Terrace House."
BUSINESS / Companies
Aug 3, 2020
Yahoo Japan and Line to postpone merger to March due to coronavirus
The operator of Yahoo Japan online services and messaging app provider Line Corp. said Monday they will postpone their merger to March of next year due to the impact of the novel coronavirus outbreak.
BUSINESS / Companies
Jun 30, 2020
Yahoo Japan operator and Line to delay merger planned for October
The SoftBank Corp. group company that controls Yahoo Japan Corp. and messaging app provider Line Corp. said Tuesday their merger planned for October will be delayed as antitrust screening in some countries is taking longer than expected due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
May 27, 2020
Japan enacts law toughening transparency regulations on tech giants
The measure addresses concerns such companies are taking advantage of their market dominance to mistreat merchants who offer wares on their platforms.
Japan Times
LIFE / Digital / ON: TECH
Apr 26, 2020
Staying in doesn't mean you need to stop working out
One exercise app can provide a lot of health tips, and when you're done with your phone, check out a device that can sterilize it with ultraviolet light.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Feb 17, 2020
Fears over coronavirus prompt surge in telecommuting across Japan
The NTT group, Yahoo Japan and GMO Internet are among the companies trying to reduce the risk of their employees contracting the COVID-19 virus.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Dec 17, 2019
Draft bill would require IT giants to report regularly to Japanese government
The bill aims to keep one-sided deals in check by requiring shopping website operators to disclose terms with stores that use their platforms to sell products.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Nov 18, 2019
SoftBank's Yahoo Japan-Line merger aims to take on U.S. and China online behemoths
Yahoo Japan operator Z Holdings Corp. and Line Corp. said Monday they have reached a basic merger agreement that will forge an internet conglomerate boasting over 100 million users in Japan with the aim of challenging U.S. and Chinese online behemoths.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Nov 16, 2019
Line-Yahoo Japan merger may happen by end of 2020
Messaging app provider Line Corp. and the company controlling Yahoo Japan Corp. are considering merging their operations by the end of 2020.
Japan Times
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.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Nov 13, 2019
SoftBank and Line enter talks to form a new tie-up
SoftBank Group Corp. is looking to reach an agreement with Line Corp. on a comprehensive partnership or acquisition through its group firm that runs Yahoo Japan, it was learned on Wednesday.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Oct 9, 2019
Yahoo Japan rolls out 'deep-fried tax' for employees
Just a week after the consumption tax hike went into effect, another "tax" has hit employees at Yahoo Japan Corp. — in particular those who love crispy and juicy food.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Sep 12, 2019
Yahoo Japan clinches deal for majority stake in Zozo
The company offered u00a52,620 per share, a 21 percent premium on Zozou2019s closing price, sending its shares soaring Thursday.
BUSINESS / Companies
Aug 2, 2019
Yahoo Japan pushes out CEO of partner Askul as public dispute heats up
Yahoo Japan Corp. has pushed out the chief executive officer at partner Askul Corp., intensifying a public dispute between two of Japan's major internet companies.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jul 29, 2019
In escalating clash, independent directors at Askul slam shareholder Yahoo Japan over vote
Independent directors of Askul Corp. criticized the company's biggest shareholder, Yahoo Japan Corp., for voting against their reappointment, escalating the public dispute before key meetings this week.

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