Monday, November 12, 2007Disney drive for hearts and minds reaches mobile marketplace
A story like this just cries out for a headline about Mickey Mouse phone companies, but we won’t go down that road – instead we’ll point out that Disney’s new cellphone venture is bound to go down a treat when it launches in Japan next year.
Tuesday, June 19, 2007Softbank helps drunks find missing cellphones, moms locate kids
Here in Japan, Softbank Mobile - the brand Vodafone Japan transformed into last year - is about to launch a service that will surely appeal to the nation’s legendary drunken Friday-night salarymen who seem to have a habit of leaving their phones anywhere but their pockets.
Thursday, May 31, 2007Japanese cellphones to warn of earthquakes, bring down email systems?
Anyone who’s ever been through a major earthquake will immediately recognize the value of an early-warning system being planned by Japan’s largest mobile phone operators.
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