Google Japan changed the top page layout

Google Japan has changed the top page layout by adding tabs and links to some of their popular tools and pages. Google has been religiously keeping its simple top page with big Google logo and the search box, and Google is still keeping the same top page in all of the other countries and markets. So why Google Japan decided to make the changes? Continue reading…

goo’s “5W1H” search

Japan’s search engine “goo” creating variety of unique search engines such as blog search, map search, train schedule search, and Wikipedia article search, announced the test version of “5W1H Search”. Continue reading…

First Japanese gTLD is Now Available

On January 16th, Google Registry opened “Hajimeyou.Minnna” to begin offering Japanese gTLD “.Minna” (in Japanese characters) domain. “Minna” means “everyone” in Japanese. “Internet is for everyone. We think the word is perfect one to start the Japanese gTLD domain offering.” said Google. The domain can be registered via several domain registration service companies, which are… Continue reading…