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UK says Russia on cyber offensive to sabotage Tokyo Olympics

The UK and US have condemned what they said were a litany of malicious cyberattacks orchestrated by Russian military intelligence, including efforts to disrupt next year’s Ol...

Platform News: Ride-hailing app Uber Technologies

Uber widens taxi app to Japan’s Tokyo but ride-sharing still barred

Uber Technologies launched a ride-hailing smartphone application in Tokyo on Friday in partnership with three domestic taxi firms, even as strict regulations block its popular ride...

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Line survey finds 7% of users in Tokyo have coronavirus symptoms

A survey of Line Corp’s chat app users in Tokyo and neighbouring prefectures in partnership with Japan’s health ministry found 7.1% of respondents in the capital city r...

Platform News: Samsung Electronics retail store for smartphones and other hardware

Olympics delay deals setback to Samsung’s plans to win over Japan

For South Korea’s Samsung Electronics, the Tokyo Olympics of 2020 were going to be the springboard to gain significant inroads into Japan’s lucrative smartphone market ...

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As world grapples with pandemic, Tokyo 2020’s Twitter account puts on a happy face

The official Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics Games Twitter account offers no inkling that the novel coronavirus pandemic has threatened the Games – and the account’...