e-commerce

The Rakuten Gateway App

Developing for mobile – and beyond

It’s a common sight on rush hour trains across Japan: Scores of office workers gaze intently at their smartphones as they check emails, play games and, it seems...
Cedric Dufour delivers a speech at the European Commission on anti-counterfeit measures.

Fighting counterfeits in e-commerce

I am a proud Frenchman working for a proud Japanese-owned company, Rakuten PriceMinister. Both my homeland and the homeland of our parent company take great pri...
Mickey with the “Tenku” drone

The drone economy

Look! Up in the sky! It’s our future. And it’s spectacular. Drones are a new technology that have a lot of people talking. Android co-founder Andy Rubin was ...