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The Rise and Fall of Sony, Panasonic, and Sharp: How to Survive Digital Darwinism

December 6, 2013 by Brian Solis

Big companies in Japan.

Sony, Panasonic, Sharp appeared to be suffering the same slow plummet of US electronics brands such as Zenith and RCA along with the long list of global dinosaur brands that are now extinct. What happened? Or, better asked, why is this happening over and over again? The answer is simple but complex in nature.[read more]


How Facebook Won Over Japan

December 7, 2012 by Christian Arno

For years Facebook struggled to make an impact in Japan, despite the nation's love of technology and social networking. Now it has finally turned this around, reporting huge growth in the last six months.[read more]

Breaking News Via Twitter

September 3, 2011 by Gregory Stringer

"A controversy exists amongst industry observers as to whether Twitter has in fact been quicker than traditional media outlets for breaking news, yet when the devastating Japan earthquake left residents without any other way of keeping in touch with relatives, Twitter proved to be an invaluable tool. During the riots and unrest in the Middle East, Twitter was peerless in both information dissemination and protestor organization, establishing itself as an essential communications aperture to the rest of the global community."[read more]

Where is the next Johannes Gutenberg?

January 2, 2009 by Matt Churchill

There have been several key events that have dramatically altered the way in which we communicate, all of which have helped to further our understanding of the world and those around us. Most recently, the Internet has revolutionised the way we conect, be it on IM, via e-mail or on a social networking site. Anyone with an Internet...[read more]

Asia Sports and Entertainment Business - Week of 3/5-12/08

March 12, 2008 by Andy Watkins

Entertainment from India In a significant move which is a first for a Bollywood label, Eros International has reached an agreement to have its movie titles distributed in Wal-Mart's 27 Canadian stores. Over time, Eros will make available a large number of titles from its catalogue of over 1300 titles as well as its 30-40 new releases...[read more]

Office 2.0 Japan

April 12, 2007 by IsmaelGhalimi

Many readers of this blog are from Japan, and several of them have recently expressed interest for an Office 2.0 meeting to be organized there. After some preliminary investigations, we have decided to organize such an event, albeit at a small scale, to take place in Tokyo on June 26th.The first Office 2.0 Japan will present Office 2.0...[read more]