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As many as 440,000 items of personal data, including more than 300,000 linked to the Line messaging app, have been leaked.
BUSINESS / Companies
Nov 27, 2023
Line operator says some 440,000 items of personal data leaked
Leaked data related to Line services did not include information regarding bank accounts, credit cards or chat messages in the Line app.
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.
The Fair Trade Commission urged online platforms such as Yahoo Japan and Google to transparently disclose their criteria for compensating news content usage.
JAPAN
Sep 22, 2023
Japan warns IT giants over low pay to media for news distribution
The warning comes amid growing global concerns that these platforms are generating substantial revenue from the distribution of news.
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
Jun 22, 2022
Japan's media outlets can negotiate with news aggregators, antitrust watchdog says
Japan's Fair Trade Commission said media companies would not be violating the antimonopoly law by asking to see the revenue IT firms generate from operating news sites.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jan 12, 2022
Yahoo tells Japan employees they can work anywhere and commute by plane when necessary
According to President Kentaro Kawabe, 90% of the companyu2019s employees are now working remotely, and their performance has held steady or improved at home.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Nov 3, 2021
Yahoo exits China due to 'challenging business and legal environment'
Fortnite creator Epic Games will also halt its China servers this month, and the latest moves follow Microsoft's recent decision to shutter LinkedIn in the country.
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
BUSINESS / Companies
Jul 7, 2021
The Yahoo brand is still worth ¥178.5 billion to Masayoshi Son
Yahoo brands made up four of the top-10 visited websites in Japan in 2020, according to a survey by Values Inc.
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 / Tech
Mar 2, 2021
Yahoo Japan operator merges with Line to take on foreign tech giants
With a combined user base of about 150 million in Japan, the merger of Z Holdings and Line will create one of the biggest information technology companies in the country.
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.
EDITORIALS
Nov 20, 2019
Will Yahoo-Line merger produce a critical edge?
The attempt by Yahoo and Line to create a bigger online platform is a good news for Japan.

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