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Tokyo Apple Store cancels event after bomb scare

The Japanese Apple Store in Tokyo’s upmarket Ginza district had to be evacuated and a promotional event canceled over the weekend after it received a bomb threat. The event was a Sunday promotional event featuring the movie director Isao Yukisada, who last directed the Chinese romance-suspense film Five Minutes to Tomorrow in 2014. It’s not […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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Apple Watch gets its own booth in trendy Tokyo department store

Considering that the Apple Watch goes on sale in a little over one month, Apple has still provided relatively few details about how exactly it’s going to be selling its upscale wearable devices. Some images posted by Japanese Apple blog…Read more ›

Angela Ahrendts appears at Tokyo Apple Store opening

SVP of Retail Angela Ahrendts made her first official public appearance as an Apple executive at the Friday opening of Apple’s new retail store in Tokyo, Japan. Ahrendts posed for photos with fans who had turned up to see the…Read more ›

Apple celebrates “stunning” new store opening in Tokyo

Apple stores are iconic throughout the world for the level of design that goes into their construction. In fact, it’s almost like they’re Apple products themselves. Today Apple posted a video to its YouTube channel showcasing the preparation for its…Read more ›

Apple To Host Satellite iPhone Events In Beijing, Tokyo, And Berlin

schillerApple is set to unveil the iPhone 5C and iPhone 5S during a press event at its Cupertino campus on September 10th, but rather than letting the mothership have all the fun, Apple plans to spread its marketing message with three satellite launches in Europe and Asia. A few hours after the conclusion of next […]

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Tokyo Court Finds Samsung Guilty Of Infringing Apple ‘Rubber Banding’ Patent


A Tokyo court has today found Samsung guilty of infringing an Apple “bounce-back” or “rubber banding” patent that covers the popular scrolling feature built into its iOS platform. Apple has been using the patent against Samsung in a number of courtrooms all over the world, but back in April, the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office deemed it invalid.

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After the Quake at the Apple Store in Tokyo

  The founder of Digg, Kevin Rose recently received an e-mail from a friend working at an Apple Store in Tokyo, Japan, detailing the steps that Apple employees took right after the devastating 8.9 earthquake that struck last Friday afternoon. His friend details how the staff stayed calm as the building swayed and how they led people from the top five floors of the building, down to the first floor where they took shelter under the large wooden display tables  [Read More…]