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Rakuten CTO claims low-cost model disrupts pricing

Rakuten Mobile CTO Tareq Amin (pictured) credited its low-cost greenfield operation with shaking up the …

Japan authorities turn back on Line app

The Japanese government ceased using messaging app Line when dealing with sensitive information, following concerns …

Line defends privacy after China data breach claims

Japan-based messaging app provider Line vigorously defended its practice of handling personal user data outside …

Rakuten denies using leaked SoftBank trade secrets

Rakuten Mobile denied an employee shared confidential information obtained while working with SoftBank Corp, setting …

Docomo y Qualcomm agregan portadoras 5G por debajo de 6 GHz

NTT Docomo y Qualcomm se han adjudicado una primicia mundial con la agregación de portadoras …

Japan government targets mobile cost reductions

The Japanese government outlined a range of measures it argued are necessary to boost competition …

PayPay makes integration move

SoftBank-backed Japanese mobile payments platform PayPay unveiled a tool for integrating its system into mobile …

SoftBank, Mapbox plot map transformation

SoftBank Group formed a joint venture with Mapbox in Japan to enhance maps in the …

PayPay surpasses billionth transaction mark

SoftBank-backed Japanese mobile payments platform PayPay flagged a rapid increase in the number of transactions …

PayPay extends backing for international wallets

SoftBank-backed Japan mobile payment company PayPay added compatibility for Alipay Hong Kong and South Korea …