Potential Flu Pandemic Positive for Telcos

Potential Flu Pandemic Positive for Telcos (Airtime: Tuesday, April 28, 2009) Read more about Japan’s telecom sector: http://www.eurotechnology.com/store/jcomm/ Read more about DoCoMo: http://www.eurotechnology.com/store/imode/ Read more about KDDI: http://www.eurotechnology.com/store/kddi/ Read more about Softbank: http://www.eurotechnology.com/store/softbank/ Copyright·©2013 ·Eurotechnology Japan KK·All Rights Reserved·

David E Kuhl and Dennis L. Meadows – winners of the 2009 Japan Prize

David E Kuhl and Dennis L Meadows, the winners of the 2009 Japan Prize gave a presentation in Tokyo on April 22, 2009. Professor David E Kuhl was given the Japan Prize for tomographic imaging in nuclear medecine, he has been called the “father of emission tomography”, having developed tomographic imaging in nuclear medicine. Dennis […]

Assessing Oracle-Sun Deal (CNBC TV interview)

< ul> Assessing Oracle-Sun Deal (Airtime: Tues. Apr. 21 2009) Read more about Japan’s electrical sector: http://www.eurotechnology.com/store/j_electric/ Copyright (c) 2013 Eurotechnology Japan KK All Rights Reserved

Sanrio licenses "Hello Kitty" to Diseno Textil SA (ZARA)

Diseno Textile SA (ZARA) entered Japan’s market earlier than H&M and can now collect some fruits from timing advantage: Diseno succeeded to obtain a license for Sanrio’s Hello Kitty character, and plans to market Hello Kitty branded goods. Will be interesting to see if H&M will do quid-pro-quo and seek to license other famous Japanese […]

Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank ECB in Tokyo

European Central Bank (ECB) President Jean-Claude Trichet gave a presentation here in Tokyo on April 18, 2009 about the current financial and economic crisis. Trichet blamed the crisis on an underpricing of the unit of risk. He also emphasized that its not a general crisis affecting all companies and financial institutions, but that some badly […]

Does the "not-invented-here" syndrome slow down the development of mobile internet and mobile content outside Japan?

It is well known that mobile internet, mobile payments and mobile content business and many other areas of mobile broadband are much more developed in Japan and South Korea than in other countries. NOKIA and Vodafone and some other western mobile phone companies had the opportunity to take part in Japan’s mobile payment systems, mobile […]

"Mobile Internet Device will replace Cell Phone! Do you agree?" [from a LinkedIn discussion]

[My answer to a recent LinkedIn discussion group question: “Mobile Internet Device will replace Cell Phone!”] This is too narrow a view. I would say: today’s state of the art cell phones already include the role of internet device + many other functions, mobile internet devices cannot do. 1. For several years practically all Japanese […]

Upbeat on Intel (CNBC TV interview)

Upbeat on Intel (Airtime: Tues. Apr. 14 2009) Read more about Japan’s electrical sector: http://www.eurotechnology.com/store/j_electric/ More in our J-ELECTRIC report: http://www.eurotechnology.com/store/j_electric/ Copyright (c) 2013 Eurotechnology Japan KK All Rights Reserved

Nintendo’s CEO Satoru Iwata and Games Developer Superstar Shigeru Miyamoto

Nintendo’s CEO Satoru Iwata and games developer superstar Shigeru Miyamoto presented in Tokyo on April 9, 2009 about Nintendo’s situation and future plans. Iwata emphasized plans to move from one DS per household to one DS per person, by personalizing the DS, and by seeing that DS enriches everyday life. As examples he mentioned applications […]

iida – a new brand for KDDI’s design series

KDDI created a new brand: “iida” for the long running best selling AU design series mobile phones. KDDI introduced some of the most recent iida design series models at the KDDI Designing Center. In addition to the earlier Yamaha musical instruments phones, KDDI introduced a spectacular phone created by Yayoi Kusama. Fun is the green […]

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