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Resolution 2017: Move to Tokyo

As Tokyo ramps up preparations for the 2020 Summer Olympics, the world’s largest city is increasingly seeing itself at the top of “best places to…” lists. From ...
Our tech predictions for 2017

Tech predictions for 2017

Last month, Rakuten brought together some of the world’s most innovative thinkers for our 10th annual Rakuten Technology Conference in Tokyo. Now, as 2016 winds...
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My plan for a tech revolution in Tokyo

If I could make a big change right now, I’d start right here in Tokyo. It’s a dream of mine to transform this city into the next tech hub. Working with JANE ...
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Watching Science Fiction Become Science Fact

Discovering more about what the future might hold was what got together global leaders, entrepreneurs and innovators earlier this month at the New Economy Summi...
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London & Tokyo: Finance Capitals Talk Fintech

Fintech is a new phrase that we hear a lot recently. A combination of the words "finance" and "technology," it refers to the industry where companies use techno...