Month: September 2008

where Google is not leading

The FT has a good overview of some markets where Google is not leading search including China, Korea, Japan, Russia, Czech Rep. In addition to these, you can add Taiwan too. If there are other markets where Google isn’t leading,

Sukiyaki Western Django

Sukiyaki Western Django now has a nice HD trailer at Apple. Famed Japanese auteur Takashi Miike, who is best known for cult classics such as Audition, Ichi: the Killer, and Children of Lost Souls, brings a fresh new look at

A discussion about the crisis on Wall Street

Skip the Larry Summers monologue. Go right to the table discussion with Rosner, Roubini and Sorkin. Excellent coverage. Scary Roubini quote: “Right now there is a meaningful risk of a global recession. When 50% of the global GDP is falling

Japan – The Recession is Here

Claus Vistesen writes convincingly that Japan is in a recession. Japan – The Recession is Here It has been a while since I last had Japan under the spotlight where and where I noted that Japan almost certainly would be

iPhone not selling in Japan

Yukari Kane of the WSJ pops the bubble of the iPhone in Japan. Apple’s Latest iPhone Sees Slow Japan Sales – According to market-research firm MM Research Institute, Apple sold about 200,000 phones in Japan in the first two