Amazon Japan has launched its Instant Video online platform, with more than 26,000 imported and local films and TV shows for streaming or download. Amazon's decision to enter the online video market in Japan is interesting for two reasons. For starters, it is entering an already crowded marketplace with several major local competitors.
Usually the planet Mercury is difficult to see on Earth, but for the rest of March and into April 2010, it will be highlighted just below and to the right of the planet Venus in the northern latitudes.
I'm trying to setup a strongSwan server in my home and connect to it from another network. Let's say sun is the VPN server and venus is the client. Both sun and venus are behind NAT networks. sun is not the gateway of my home networks.
The planet Venus made an once-in-a-lifetime transit of the Sun last week, but a French astrophotographer got exceptionally lucky because he also photographed the Hubble Space Telescope crossing the Sun at the same time.
Yahoo Japan is to buy Japanese telco eAccess from wireless provider Softbank in a deal worth $3.2 billion, it said today. Softbank itself acquired eAccess back in October 2012, in a share swap deal valued at around $2.6 billion. Yahoo Japan is a joint venture between Yahoo and Softbank. Reuters notes that Softbank owns a stake of around 42.5% in Yahoo Japan.
NEC and Lenovo have launched the NEC Lenovo Japan Group to take what analysts say will be a 25 percent share of the Japanese market for PCs with a strong presence in both the consumer market and the commercial government sector.