The Japanese behemoth is to acquire Viber for a cool $900 million. Rakuten is the Japanese equivalent of Jeff Bezos’ Amazon. It will be quite a feather in its cap once the takeover is finalized.
Feb 14 2014, 5:58am CST
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TOKYO (AP) — Japan's Rakuten Inc. is buying Cyprus-based Viber Media, which operates a popular Internet phone...
Feb 14 2014, 5:30am CST
In case you didn’t notice, Sony used to sell ebooks in the U.S. and Canada. In fact, Sony was one of the first major...
Feb 6 2014, 6:10pm CST
The Rakuten Black Friday 2013 ad hits the web. Rakuten (Buy.com) will have a big Black Friday sale and published a 3-page Black Friday ad.
Nov 19 2013, 9:23am CST
In the footsteps of Amazon and Netflix, Rakuten is ready for some serious expansion. It plans to extend its Wuaki TV streaming service across Europe. The first destination is the UK where it launched beta services at half price of £2.99/month.
Jul 12 2013, 8:21am CDT