Match Group restructures exec team with focus on Asia – TechCrunch

Match Group restructures exec team with focus on Asia – TechCrunch

Tinder parent company Match Group, also the owner of a suite of dating apps including OkCupid, Meetic, Match, PlentyofFish and others, announced this morning plans to restructure its leadership team in order to better focus on the market opportunities for dating apps in Asia. Specifically, the company has appointed three new general managers in Asia to focus on areas like Japan, Taiwan, India, South Korea and other parts of Southeast Asia. The company explains its decision has to do with

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Japan’s New Imperial Era Revealed For The First Time

Kotaku EastEast is your slice of Asian internet culture, bringing you the latest talking points from Japan, Korea, China and beyond. Tune in every morning from 4am to 8am.   Today, the Japanese government announced the name of the new imperial era: Reiwa (令和). It will replace Heisei, the name of the current imperial era. Heisei (平成) literally means “become peace,” and the era began in 1989 when the current Emperor took to the throne. Thus, the year Heisei 1 is

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After Cocaine Arrest, Sega Halts Sales of New PS4 Game

After Cocaine Arrest, Sega Halts Sales of New PS4 Game

Image: Sega Kotaku EastEast is your slice of Asian internet culture, bringing you the latest talking points from Japan, Korea, China and beyond. Tune in every morning from 4am to 8am.   Actor and musician Pierre Taki, who voices yakuza Kyohei Hamura in Judgment, has been arrested for alleged illegal drug use. According to the Mainichi News, investigators searched Taki’s car and Tokyo home based on tips they had received. Nippon.com reports that no cocaine was found. However, Taki was arrested

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First Look At Pokémon’s Ash, Brock and Misty In Full CG

First Look At Pokémon's Ash, Brock and Misty In Full CG

The upcoming Mewtwo Strikes Back Evolution is the first full-CG Pokémon anime movie. Of course, that means that not only the Pocket Monsters are in CG but also the Trainers. Here is the latest Mewtwo Strikes Back Evolution trailer. Here is how Mewtwo looks in CG, which is quite good, I think! And more startling, perhaps, is how Trainers Ash, Brock and Misty as well as Nurse Joy look when rendered in 3D computer graphics. I’m so used to seeing

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The Japanese Internet Reacts To The Ariana Grande Tattoo Fiasco

The Japanese Internet Reacts To The Ariana Grande Tattoo Fiasco

Kotaku EastEast is your slice of Asian internet culture, bringing you the latest talking points from Japan, Korea, China and beyond. Tune in every morning from 4am to 8am.   Since Ariana Grande revealed her new tattoo last week, the pop star has been criticized in the English-speaking world for cultural appropriation. But what does the Japanese internet think? Let’s find out! Ariana Grande’s New Kanji Tattoo Is An Unfortunate Mistake [Update: She “Fixed” The Tattoo] To celebrate her newest single “7 Rings,”

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President Bolsonaro should boost Brazil’s entrepreneurial ecosystem – TechCrunch

President Bolsonaro should boost Brazil’s entrepreneurial ecosystem – TechCrunch

Romero Rodrigues Contributor More posts by this contributor Brazil’s fintech boom offers new vertical opportunities for investors Brazil’s tech-sector bright spots beckon as it begins to emerge from long economic crisis In late October following a significant victory for Jair Bolsonaro in Brazil’s presidential elections, the stock market for Latin America’s largest country shot up. Financial markets reacted favorably to the news because Bolsonaro, a free-market proponent, promises to deliver broad economic reforms, fight corruption and work to reshape Brazil through

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Nexon founder hints at plan to sell his $9B majority share in gaming giant – TechCrunch

Nexon founder hints at plan to sell his $9B majority share in gaming giant – TechCrunch

The founder of Korea’s Nexon, one of the biggest gaming companies on the planet, today appeared to acknowledge his intention to sell his controlling interest for around $9 billion. The divestment has been a hot rumor after a report from newspaper Korea Economic Daily this week [via Reuters] suggested that Jung-Ju Kim, who founded Nexon back in 1989, is moving to sell nearly all of his holdings in the firm, which is listed on the Tokyo stock exchange. Kim, the paper claimed, is tired of the

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Look At These Beautiful Pokémon Cards

Look At These Beautiful Pokémon Cards

There’s an Edvard Munch exhibit at the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum at the end of the month, and to commemorate the occasion a very cool set of Pokémon cards have been designed, each paying tribute to Munch’s classic painting The Scream. Read more… Source link

Please enjoy this Shiba Inu dog who can casually speak Japanese

When it comes languages, Japanese stands out as one of the more difficult to learn. It’s not such a problem for Beni the Shiba Inu, who can apparently say the words taberu — that’s “to eat” in Japanese, then hanbagu, which translates to “hamburger steaks.” SEE ALSO: This dog’s ear contains another dog and it’s sort of mind-blowing Beni is the star pet of Twitter user @a_t_k123, who SoraNews24 notes has been part of their household for just a little

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