An iPhone show & tell session from Capcom demonstrates the potential evolution for locals going global [JPN] http://bit.ly/7hlni5
SoftBank is considering a play for Willcom – according to the Yomiuri Shimbun – see in English Here.
The new Sanyo Incognito handset for Sprint, take a test-drive on video, via PhoneScoop –
The annual Mobidec gathering was on here yesterday and the Jpn web is full of related post event reports. Perhaps one of the most interesting presentations came from Yuka Harada, DoCoMo consumer service division contents director, who shared some real – current – details. For starters, their current flat-rate subscriber ratio is closing in on 1/2 the total base at 21.5M, with 80-90% in the teens to 20’s age bracket. Also noted usage activity on iMenu in October was running about 20M unique page views per day and that their pay contents information fees, with music leading the way, hit about $250M last month.
DoCoMo and DeNA (company behind Mobagetown) are forming a UGC (User Generated Content) company next April. [JPN] http://tr.im/FJCY
Nokia slashes 220 R&D jobs in Japan – Our kindest regards to the good folks in Meguro – Press Release
JMango partners with DENSO, inventor of the QR Code, for Intl. QR Code mobile solutions – http://bit.ly/5WzPgS