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2011-05-09 06:30:00

NEW YORK, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Gilt Groupe, Inc., an innovative online shopping destination, today announced it has raised $138 million from new and current investors.

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2011-03-02 11:12:16

Yahoo Inc has been in talks to potentially unload its $7 billion stake in Yahoo Japan.

2011-02-04 08:20:00

SHANGHAI, Feb. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- On Feb 4th, 2011, PPLive (Shanghai, China) CEO, Dr. Vincent Tao confirmed that the company has received an investment of 250 million USD from SOFTBANK CORP. (Tokyo, Japan, Representative: Masayoshi Son). This is the Series D Round financing for PPLive.

2008-09-10 12:00:22

While Yahoo! (YHOO) was fending off an unsolicited buyout bid from Microsoft (MSFT) earlier this year, the fate of the Web portal's Japan unit looked uncertain.

2008-07-11 18:00:14

Tokyo, July 11 (Jiji Press)--U.S. Apple Inc.'s next-generation iPhone mobile handset made its strong Japanese market debut Friday morning, with more than 1,500 customers making a long line from the night before in front of the first store to sell the cool gadget in central Tokyo.

2008-06-24 02:29:37

Tokyo, June 23 (Jiji Press)--Softbank Mobile Corp. on Monday announced the prices of Apple Inc.'s iPhone mobile handsets to be launched in Japan on July 11.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.