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01.26.10
Willcom to file for bankruptcy soon?
01.26.10

Willcom to file for bankruptcy soon?

In Japan's perpetually white-hot mobile market, Willcom kinda got the short end of the stick by vir...

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11.27.09
SoftBank prepping bid for Willcom?
11.27.09

SoftBank prepping bid for Willcom?

PHS is in a bit of a pickle right now -- the niche wireless standard has no path for technological...

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11.10.09
NTT DoCoMo, SoftBank announce grand total of 37 phones: Android, perfume holders, and more
11.10.09

NTT DoCoMo, SoftBank announce grand total of 37 phones: Android, perfume holders, and more

When two of Japan's largest mobile carriers conspire to release nearly 40 phones in the span of 24...

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11.10.09
NTT DoCoMo, Softbank announce grand total of 37 phones: Android, perfume holders, and more
11.10.09

NTT DoCoMo, Softbank announce grand total of 37 phones: Android, perfume holders, and more

When two of Japan's largest mobile carriers conspire to release nearly 40 phones in the span of 24...

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08.17.09
Plucky little iPhone 3GS confounds expectations, tops Japanese sales for July
08.17.09

Plucky little iPhone 3GS confounds expectations, tops Japanese sales for July

Well, look at that: The iPhone 3GS 32GB was the best-selling phone in Japan for the month of July,...

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06.23.09
Japan signs off on carriers' LTE plans
06.23.09

Japan signs off on carriers' LTE plans

It's not often that we have an opportunity to point and laugh at the crushing antiquity of anything...

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05.22.09
Japanese college giving away free iPhones, using them to track students' attendance
05.22.09

Japanese college giving away free iPhones, using them to track students' attendance

Nearly 500 students and faculty at Aoyama Gakuin University in Japan will receive free iPhones as...

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05.20.09
Citizen unveils i:Virt M Bluetooth watches for loyal Softbank customers
05.20.09

Citizen unveils i:Virt M Bluetooth watches for loyal Softbank customers

Man, talk about a long time coming. The last time we saw a line of i:Virt watches from Citizen, it...

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05.19.09
Sharp AQUOS SHOT 933SH offers 10 megapixels on a silver cellular platter
05.19.09

Sharp AQUOS SHOT 933SH offers 10 megapixels on a silver cellular platter

Is it a phone? Is it a camera? Does it really matter anymore? If neither the mirumo 934SH nor the S...

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