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Softbank’s disruptive pricing transforms Japan’s mobile market

When Softbank Group acquired Vodafone’s Japanese business in 2006 (‘Vodafone KK’), the operator was languishing a distant third behind KDDI and market-leader NTT DoCoMo.

Twitter launches in Japan and India

The popular microblogging service Twitter yesterday launched a Japan-based mobile version, hoping to penetrate a country where other US social networking sites including Facebook and MySpace have failed to capture much ground, according to an AP report.

Baidu launches mobile search in Japan

Chinese search engine Baidu has launched a beta version of its mobile search service in Japan, reports Telecompaper.