Box, the business collaboration software firm has closed a new Series E funding round for up to $112 million on a $1.95 billion post-money valuation.
The late-stage lift, first rumoured last month after a report by VC Experts, is led by a group of strategic Japanese investors who will help the company expand its customer base in Asia ahead of Box filing for an early 2014 IPO.
The bulls in Tokyo return with a strong comeback. The Nikkei Stock Average hit its highest closing mark on Thursday, nearly after six years, as another gush in the dollar gave hopes for better profits ahead for Japan Inc. On Thursday the Japanese stocks leaped as the yen remained near a six-month low, leading a broader advance by Asian markets after U. S. benchmarks rose to record levels.
According to a new report, the world's first robot astronaut has been long waiting for a conversation partner aboard the International Space Station (ISS). It further means that the robot is waiting for Koichi Wakata, a Japanese spaceman.
The International Robot Exhibition in Tokyo is getting lot of publicity due to the technologies and products presented there.
The expo, which will continue to take place till Saturday, has a number of star attractions. But one of them, which have gained a lot of attention, is a muscle suit.
A survey was done by the Japan Association for Sex Education. The sexual habits and dating practises of female college students were questioned in the survey. It was found about 40% of women admitted they were virgins.
The 2011 data confirmed that the increase in number of virgins had jumped to 53.2% since five years back. However, the number of single people hits a new number.
According to a new report, a Japanese town will open a marine mammal park where visitors can swim with dolphins.
The officials of the town said while the opening of the park, but they will not stop the killing of these dolphins.
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