Nov 8th, Tokyo government granted permanent residence rights to a AI called Shibuya Mirai, a chatbot on Line.
Coincheck, the Bitcoin trade market in Japan announced that it has received virtual currency trading licence from Financial Services Agency of Japan. This is the first trading licence from FSA. As China bans Bitcoins completely, traders in China are fleeing to Japan.
Mobike started providing share bike in Sapporo, Japan. Mobike was found in Jan 2015 and started share bike offering in Shanghai on Apr 22, 2016. The Company completed its new round of fund raising in May for over USD600 million. According to Mr.Wang Xiaofeng, co-founder of Mobike, the Company is to provide service in 200 cities around the world by the end of 2017.
According to Nikkei News, Huawei is to build its first factory in Japan. The Factory is to be build in Chiba ken with an initial investment of JPY5 billion. Production will be as early as this year.
SHARP’s new CEO Tai Jeng-Wu told the Press AQUOS, SHARP’s screen factory is to leave its home in Kameyama, Japan. Incompetitive business will be handed over to Foxconn and relocated to overseas. There are 59.60 million TVs sold in China, 26.2% of the total number sold in the world and China manufactured 60.3% or 137 million sets of TV. The resources of TV industry is shifting toward China.