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Info Wars, Social Media and National Security: Google to Sponsored Manipulation

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Info Wars, Social Media and National Security: Google to Sponsored Manipulation Joachim de Villiers and James Jomo Modern Tokyo Times The information war is gathering apace in many areas and the importance of social networking is going from strength to strength. It does appear that Google is doing a noble thing by protecting individuals from […]

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Turkey under Erdogan: Clamping Down on the Internet based on “The Great Leader”

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Turkey under Erdogan: Clamping Down on the Internet based on “The Great Leader”  Nuray Lydia Oglu and Michiyo Tanabe Modern Tokyo Times “The Great Leader Erdogan” now resembles the late Chairman Mao Zedong because he dictates from high. At least Mao had the excuse of ruling a one-party-state because of the enormous traumas that engulfed […]

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Smartphones in China and the Internet Revolution

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Smartphones in China and the Internet Revolution   Walter Sebastian and Hiroshi Saito Modern Tokyo Times The ruling Chinese Communist Party (CCP) will now have to amend aspects of its “Great Firewall of China” policy. This applies to the shifting balance from desktop computers to the usage of mobile phones to obtain information from the […]

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Cool Websites for Telecommuting: Sqwiggle, Shopinterest and Mural.ly

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Cool Websites for Telecommuting: Sqwiggle, Shopinterest and Mural.ly Laura Leiva & Horace C. White Modern Tokyo Times   Gone are the days where employees primarily head to the office Monday through Friday – working at home or telecommuting has a wide range of benefits for both the employer and the employee. While any employee likely prefers to […]

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3 Innovative Companies to Watch in 2013: Quirky, SkoutMe and MYO

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3 Innovative Companies to Watch in 2013: Quirky, SkoutMe and MYO Laura Leiva & Horace C. White Modern Tokyo Times Innovative companies and designs are changing the way we live – bringing opportunity and development right to the fingertips. Companies around the world strive to offer the best and newest devices or tools into daily […]

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Cooliris App: Takes Social Photo Integration to a New Level

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Cooliris App: Takes Social Photo Integration to a New Level Laura Leiva Modern Tokyo Times The use of social media continues to grow each year and most users have accounts in various platforms including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Flickr. Instead of uploading photographs taken by an iPhone or iPad and stored in the camera roll […]

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Google Mechanisms and Info Wars: National Security, State Sponsored Attacks and Manipulation

Google Mechanisms and Info Wars: National Security, State Sponsored Attacks and Manipulation Joachim de Villiers and James Jomo Modern Tokyo Times The information war is gathering apace in many areas and the importance of social networking is going from strength to strength. It does appear that Google is doing a noble thing by protecting individuals […]

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4 Cool Apps for Expanding in the Chinese Market

4 Cool Apps for Expanding in the Chinese Market Laura Leiva and Horace C. White Modern Tokyo Times For some entrepreneurs, expanding into the Asian market is on the list of goals, but in order to carry business to a country like China, one must be willing to take risks and bridge cultures to create […]

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The Legend of Momotaro: Lovely App Introducing Japanese Culture to Children

The Legend of Momotaro: Lovely App Introducing Japanese Culture to Children Laura Leiva Modern Tokyo Times   The iPad has proved to be a resourceful tool for people of all ages and The Legend of Momotaro is a perfect example of how technology and literature come together to create a fascinating application for young children. […]

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Japanese Business and Online Fashion News: Rakuten, Stylife and American Apparel

Japanese Business, Tech and Online Fashion News: Rakuten, Stylife and American Apparel Tomoko Hara and Sarah Deschamps Modern Tokyo Times Rakuten Inc. is intent on revitalizing Stylife Corp. by increasing its current 32.5% stake in this company, in order to make it a subsidiary which is owned by Rakuten. It was reported several days ago […]

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