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27 Nov
NHK reported [J] that the 30th office in Roppongi Hills’s Mori Tower had a minor fire burnt some carpet and card board boxes before 9 a.m. today November 27th. Floors between 26th and 30th are used by Google Japan. (office visit report by AKIRA DRIVE) Roppongi Hills is one of the Japanese IT centers, having … Continue reading Google Japan’s office in Skyscraper had a Small Fire
22 Nov
This post is not related with Asia/Japan IT news. When I noticed that there were no latest backups kept on any cloud services by combined mistakes, Asiajin’s past articles since January 2014 seemed to be lost for good. My RSS reader might keep the latest 10 or so, but I was not so eager to … Continue reading How to recover WordPress posts from NewsBlur
21 Nov
We had lost recent articles, but luckily could salvage most of the once-lost-ones from an RSS reader service. There could be some glitches on the posts from January 2014 to September 2015. Your feedback would fix them. Thanks for the tip @LonelyBob ! @Asiajin @akky https://t.co/B2OsjAglhs you can salvage your lost posts from #Newsblur that … Continue reading Lost articles are back
15 Oct
By an unfortunate accident, the former Asiajin server crashed and the data lost. More bad thing was that the backup files was cleaned too much recently due to capacity issues on my other server. The posts since January 2014 seemed lost. I will keep trying to salvage, but probably those posts are available only titles … Continue reading Lost articles
29 Sep
AllAbout Inc., AllAbout Inc., a Japanese company which originally started as a joint-venture between Recruit and US About.com, running All About in Japanese, announced today [J] September 29th that its multi language sites AllAbout Japan, initially with English. According to the release, the site will have original articles by 500 Japan expert foreign writers, who … Continue reading AllAbout Launches Non-Japanese AllAbout Japan for Foreign Visitors
28 Sep
Twitter Japan(@TwitterJP) announced that it started signboard ads for passengers using Shimbashi station for one months. 新橋駅をご利用の皆さん。今朝から1ヶ月、(Twitter初の)駅広告が始まります。通勤、通学の機会に、ぜひご覧ください。いくつかの路線でも車内広告を行っていますので、こちらもご覧くださいね。 pic.twitter.com/90CPG3lxDT — TwitterJP (@TwitterJP) September 27, 2015 This one says “Twitter knows the buzzed news.” Twitter、新橋付近の路線に車内広告 – JRや丸ノ内線など http://t.co/n7KOqGfIaL — 【公式】マイナビニュース 新着記事 (@mn_all) September 28, 2015 “When Twitter is telling you it is buzzed, it is surely buzzed … Continue reading Twitter Japan Begins Adboard in Central Tokyo
9 Sep
Japanese beverage distributor Dydo Drinco (TSE: 2590) jointly invented president-message speaking vending machine with Kyoto-based Taxi company MK Co.. translation by Asiajin The release shows some voice message samples. When you throw in coins, it says “Yes, adjust your cloths and make smile”. When the can is served, it might speak “Thank you as always”. … Continue reading Vending Machine Talks to Employees in President’s Voice
31 Aug
[Update] It seems fixed now (21:40 31th) Google’s instant stock search feature, one of the quick search results shown at the top of search results page, has been showing ten-thousandfold high price for stock prices on Japanese market today. (Nintendo stock on Google and Yahoo! Japan Finance) American stocks seem to be okay. Only Japanese … Continue reading All Japanese Stocks Jump Up 10000% on Google Search
30 May
Budget immersive movie experience has been around Japanese Twitter. coined term ダンボール映画館(cardboard theater) うし!!映画だwwww pic.twitter.com/xSRT3P7LTF — ちーず (@hrhr_mumu) December 27, 2013 段ボール映画館、実際に作った人から絶賛の声しか聞かないし私もやってみよう pic.twitter.com/Iwa2Uc1EGL — 透明ランナー (@_k18) April 24, 2015 今話題のダンボール映画館をやってみた!!!!!!wwwwwwwwww pic.twitter.com/2VUfsntjPY — 新型のたもえ(TamolarM) (@dj_tmlrm_izgn) May 7, 2015 弟の考えた簡易映画館が天才的と俺の中で話題に pic.twitter.com/rb2vYvObe7 — ゆーき (@_KYV_) August 14, 2014 映画館つくった。真ん中にiPhoneおいてもぐったら下みたいになる!すごいわこれ! pic.twitter.com/8g7QYDyuYk — ゆうか ながお (@ex_am_yuu) January 2, 2014 なんかダンボール映画館とかゆうて ダンボールにスマホの画面の大きさの 穴あけて映画見てる、、笑 あほやわ〜笑 Twitterで流行ってるとかゆうてるけど ほんまなんかな〜笑 … Continue reading Cardboard Theater Meme – Good for Japanese Small House
30 May
According to ITmedia Mobile, NTT Docomo announced the termination of BlackBerry network service by March 31 2017. New application will be stopped at November 30th this year.
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