A week in Japan tech
- Rakuten is to acquire Medioport and Keeprime. Medioport provides golf course reservation services over the Internet, and Keeprime develops Internet access analysis software. Through the purchases, Rakuten, the leading online shopping mall operator in Japan, aims to expand its services and increase user numbers.
- Mitsubishi is to start online sales of overseas tours and air tickets this week, jointly with six major travel agencies and All Nippon Airways. Consumers will be able to easily compare prices and contents of tours and tickets offered by the travel agents on screen. The group plans to raise the number of partners to several dozen by the end of next year....