Briefing: Toyota’s upcoming EVs will rely heavily on Chinese parts

Scoop: Toyota to lean on Chinese partners for future EVs - Axios What happened:…


Briefing: Alibaba, Tencent to help standardize QR code payment in Japan

Japan to unify mobile payment codes, enlisting Chinese giants - Nikkei Asian…


Briefing: Huawei boosts orders from Japanese supplier ahead of new model launches

Huawei boosts Japan parts orders, hedging US risks - Nikkei What happened:…


Briefing: JD partners with Rakuten to take its drones to Japan

JD.com’s drones take flight to Japan in partnership with Rakuten - TechCrunch…


Briefing: NetEase Cloud Music signs copyright license agreement with NBCUniversal Entertainment Japan

网易云音乐与NBC环球娱乐日本有限公司达成版权合作 – Sina Tech What happened: NetEase Cloud Music has…


Didi and Softbank to launch taxi-hailing service in Japan

China-based global ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing has launched Didi Mobility…


Analyse Asia: Episode 202: Japan's startup ecosystem in 2017 with James Riney

Editor's note: This originally appeared on Analyse Asia, a weekly podcast…


4 things cross-border mobile marketers should know about Chinese travelers

Chinese outbound travelers totaled 122 million trips, up 4.3% YoY according to…


This company is building a blockchain platform for startup recruiting and crowdfunding

When the blockchain era arrives, all the transactions will be transparent and…


The Last VCR Maker In Japan Has Called It Quits

Nostalgics and hipsters alike are weeping today - the last ever Japanese VCR,…