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Media, automakers offer gags galore as April Fools' Day catches on in Japan

April 2, 2015 - 08:53
Companies humored their customers on April Fools' Day, offering eye-catching products and services that in some cases appeared to meet a credulous audience. (Japan Times)
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Line reapplies to list on Tokyo bourse

April 2, 2015 - 04:41
Messaging app developer Line filed for a second time to go public in Tokyo, with an eye toward an initial public offering as early as this year. (Nikkei)
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Firms greet new recruits with great expectations

April 2, 2015 - 00:07
Many companies held entrance ceremonies for new employees nationwide on Wednesday. (The Japan News)
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Chinese likely to buy big amid blossoms

March 31, 2015 - 23:11
Chinese visitors are expected to engage in massive buying in Japan during the cherry blossom season through early April, after a similar spree during the Chinese New Year holidays in February. (The Japan News)
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PlayStation gets Spotify, replacing Sony's own music service

March 31, 2015 - 00:51
Spotify is coming to the PlayStation, replacing Sony's own Music Unlimited service, as the company continues to expand the game console into an entertainment hub beyond video games. (Japan Today)
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Honda to launch mini convertible

March 31, 2015 - 00:41
Honda Motor Co. said Monday it will release the S660 two-seater on Thursday, the company's first convertible sports minicar in 19 years. (The Japan News)
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Yahoo Japan responds to 'right to be forgotten'

March 31, 2015 - 00:39
Yahoo Japan has unveiled new rules for removing certain personal information that appears in its search results upon request. The privacy policy includes information that could pose a risk to a person's life. (NHK)
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