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[Earthquake – Fukushima] WOW, what an Amazing earthquake, hope you guys are fine?

5.8, this what we had apparently had in Tokyo… Good lord it was scary… I have been living in Japan since 10 years but never see that in my entire stay here… Holy sh*t ! Update, Sorry guys I may not be able to post a l[...]
[Earthquake – Fukushima] WOW, what an Amazing earthquake, hope you guys are fine?
[Earthquake – Fukushima] WOW, what an Amazing earthquake, hope you guys are fine?[Earthquake – Fukushima] WOW, what an Amazing earthquake, hope you guys are fine?[Earthquake – Fukushima] WOW, what an Amazing earthquake, hope you guys are fine?[Earthquake – Fukushima] WOW, what an Amazing earthquake, hope you guys are fine?

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We are moving our comments to DISQUS this weekend, so be ready !

Just a little head up on the coming change we will do on AkihabaraNews comments system, this Weekend, we will move all our comments from WordPress Traditional system to Disqus so get ready! Disqus is the leading Comment platform used b[...]
We are moving our comments to DISQUS this weekend, so be ready !

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We have a few questions for you regarding our future! Part 2

Right around New Year we launched a bunch of polls about the possible evolution of the website; today we wish thank you all for your participation. Some results have been surprising, others were to be expected. 46% of the voters (62% o[...]
We have a few questions for you regarding our future! Part 2

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We have a few questions for you regarding our future!

2010 brought a lot of change on Akihabara News and 2011 will bring even more. Indeed we are planning with “Unicorn Kebab” (Akihabara News V6 code name) to bring many changes, and maybe a radically different approach from what we used t[...]
We have a few questions for you regarding our future!

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New Year Break for Akihabara News

New year is coming, and here in Japan it means the country will stop working for a whole week. And so do we. We wish all our readers a Happy New Year, and we’ll see you next week!
New Year Break for Akihabara News
New Year Break for Akihabara News

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We will be off Tomorrow (December 23rd)

Just a friendly reminder, in case you did not notice, Xmas is soon upon us, and tomorrow, December 23rd is a public Holiday in Japan (Emperor’s Birthday), so do not expect much from us until next week. Meanwhile, have a merry Chr[...]
We will be off Tomorrow (December 23rd)

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Softbank invest $150 million in Zynga, makers of Farmville

Softbank and Zynga have just announced their partnership in Japan. Together, the companies hope to take advantage of Zynga’s social game expertise and pair it with Softbank’s mobile and web technology to expand the mobile social gaming[...]
Softbank invest $150 million in Zynga, makers of Farmville
Softbank invest $150 million in Zynga, makers of FarmvilleSoftbank invest $150 million in Zynga, makers of Farmville

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World’s 1 millionth smart TV app downloaded

Less than one year ago, Samsung launched the world’s first HDTV-based app store; Samsung Apps. In that time, the collection of available apps has grown to 200 and the company has just announced that the official download count has reac[...]
World’s 1 millionth smart TV app downloaded
World’s 1 millionth smart TV app downloaded

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Panasonic added to Vudu’s list of partners

Panasonic has just announced that Vudu, the movie streaming service will feature in Panasonic’s new VIERA CAST Blu-Ray players, the DMP-BDT350, DMP-BDT300, DMP-BDT100, DMP-BD85, DMP-BD65, and DMP-B500. VIERA CAST brings streaming servi[...]
Panasonic added to Vudu’s list of partners
Panasonic added to Vudu’s list of partners

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We are off today! Let’s celebrate Japanese Labor Day!

Let’s celebrate Japanese Labor Day together today and shall we take a break? Anyway most companies are closed today and since I am sick like a dead rotten cow I won’t be able to publish anything today… So see you tomorrow where Jess &a[...]
We are off today!  Let’s celebrate Japanese Labor Day!

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Malware on AkihabaraNews… What happened?

First of all we are really sorry for what happened over the last 12h… So what happened? If yesterday you tried to access AkihabaraNews via FireFox, Chrome or Safari you may have been “welcomed” with something like this below : No[...]
Malware on AkihabaraNews… What happened?

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Akihabara News on “Sleep Mode” for Obon

Like every year at the same period of time, Japanese companies are temporarily closing down for a few day in order to Celebrate Obon or the Bon Festival. 
While we may not update as much as usually Akihabara News we will until Monday n[...]
Akihabara News on “Sleep Mode” for Obon

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Welcome to Akihabara News V5.5 a.k.a “Access Denied”

I know, I know I promised you a new and refresh version of Akihabara News V5 design a few months ago and actually we were supposed to launch the V5.5 a.k.a “Access Denied” earlier this May, but due to some urgent work that required our[...]
Welcome to Akihabara News V5.5 a.k.a “Access Denied”

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Let’s Visit Tokyo – Golden Week And Bamboo Time

Hi everybody, just to let you know that Japan start today its yearly week long holiday, also known as Golden Week… Not only Golden week is a week long public holiday, but it is also the worst time to travel around Japan. However, the g[...]
Let’s Visit Tokyo – Golden Week And Bamboo Time
Let’s Visit Tokyo – Golden Week And Bamboo TimeLet’s Visit Tokyo – Golden Week And Bamboo TimeLet’s Visit Tokyo – Golden Week And Bamboo TimeLet’s Visit Tokyo – Golden Week And Bamboo TimeLet’s Visit Tokyo – Golden Week And Bamboo Time

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Participate to our survey and Get 50% discount on Kalyhost solutions

Our Partner, Kalyhost, founder by Mark, need your input for future services and development, and decided to offer to anyone participating to this survey a 50% Discount on his company solutions. If you where planning to invest on a unli[...]
Participate to our survey and Get 50% discount on Kalyhost solutions

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Welcome to Akihabara News V5.1 aka ROLF (Code Name)

Just to give you a little update on Akihabara News website development. 3 months after the launch of Akihabara News V5 aka WTF, this weekend we rolled-out the final touch of Akihabara News V5.1 aka ROLF. ROLF includes 18 different litt[...]
Welcome to Akihabara News V5.1 aka ROLF (Code Name)

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Remember, you have just 4 days left to get your cheap .net domains thanks to Kalyhost

Remember our good friends over at Kalyhost, who are jumping into the wild world of domain name and hosting? Well they have a pretty nice offer latently .net domains at $6.45 USD until the end of the month, yep 4 days left to get a nice[...]
Remember, you have just 4 days left to get your cheap .net domains thanks to Kalyhost

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Welcome to Kalyhost! Akihabara News friend & partner for your future Web needs

Dear reader and dear friends I would like to introduce you to the newly launch Website Kalyhost from Tibanne k.k a young Japanese company that start offering cheap domain name for the rest of us… Now what so special about Tibanne k.k a[...]
Welcome to Kalyhost! Akihabara News friend & partner for your future Web needs

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Welcome to Akihabara News V5 aka WTF (Code Name)

Good lords, I though I will never see this day coming… After 13 month of deception, stress and madness, I finally found a team of designer and dev capable to deliver what they promise and what we paid them for… You cannot imagine how h[...]
Welcome to Akihabara News V5 aka WTF (Code Name)

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Akemashite Omedeto Gozaimasu!

In Plain English, Happy New Year! On behalf of AkihabaraNews Staff accept our best whishes for 2010! Now has you may find out we have been quite silent since last week, and yes in Japan after Xmas and a week after the New Year, most co[...]
Akemashite Omedeto Gozaimasu!

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Let’s Visit Tokyo… Shall we take a break until January?

Hi everyone, has you have most probably noticed, we did not post any Let’s Visit Tokyo Video since last week, and to be very honest with you, my parents are here with me until mid of January and I actually try to spend as much time as [...]
Let’s Visit Tokyo… Shall we take a break until January?
Let’s Visit Tokyo… Shall we take a break until January?

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Akiba TV: More HD videos! More!!!

We’re really into HD videos, and we will not stop, much to your delight we hope. 1) there is a new HD video available for download (Torrent), and once more it’s some news from Nihon Car & Bike Mazda Roadster by DAMD au[...]
Akiba TV: More HD videos! More!!!

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