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[LEVELS] #FINE: APPLE JUST PAID $118MILLION TAX EVASION FINE TO JAPANESE GOVERNMENT.

Barely 24hours after Local authorities in Japan  ordered Apple to pay 12 billion yen ($118m) in taxes for allegedly underreporting earnings that were sent to a business unit in Ireland, an Apple business unit has since paid the amount, according to local broadcaster NHK . It is understood that the Tokyo Regional Taxation Bureau determined… Continue reading [LEVELS] #FINE: APPLE JUST PAID $118MILLION TAX EVASION FINE TO JAPANESE GOVERNMENT.

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[BRANDS] #FINE: APPLE JUST GOT SLAMMED $118MILLION FOR TAX EVASION IN JAPAN.

​Still basking in the success of its sold out pre-order sales of its flagship iphone 7, reports have confirmed that Tokyo authorities just imposed a back tax of $118 million on an Apple subsidiary over money transfers to Ireland, reports said Friday, as the IT giant’s tax payments come under global scrutiny. The Tokyo Regional… Continue reading [BRANDS] #FINE: APPLE JUST GOT SLAMMED $118MILLION FOR TAX EVASION IN JAPAN.

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[LEAKED] #CLASSIFIED: THE NEW 30.4MP CANON 5D MARK IV SHOOTS 4K AT 60FPS. TAKE A LOOK AT THE PRICE TAG AND CAMERA BODY:

​Just few days before the official announcement, Canon 5D Mark IV images leaked yesterday and we got it secondhand!  The logo of Canon 5D Mark IV have been changed and the rear few more buttons are added, the top structure of Canon 5D Mark IV remains identical with Canon 5D Mark III. This proposed camera… Continue reading [LEAKED] #CLASSIFIED: THE NEW 30.4MP CANON 5D MARK IV SHOOTS 4K AT 60FPS. TAKE A LOOK AT THE PRICE TAG AND CAMERA BODY:

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[BRANDS] #ENDORSEMENT: McDONALD IS SPONSORING POKEMON GO LAUNCH IN JAPAN.READ:

​The fast-food chain’s Japanese business put a statement on its website confirming it would be a launch partner when the game arrives in Japan. No date for this has been set, but McDonald’s said it was expected “soon” and that developers were working “intensely” to prepare for the launch.  Reports had suggested the launch was… Continue reading [BRANDS] #ENDORSEMENT: McDONALD IS SPONSORING POKEMON GO LAUNCH IN JAPAN.READ:

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[ANIMATION] #FG: NIGERIAN GOVERNMENT IS PARTNERING JAPAN TO DEVELOP ANIMATED FOLKLORES AND CHILDREN MOVIES.

The Federal Government on Thursday accepted offer by the Japanese Government to assist Nigeria to develop capacity in production of animation and children films.             Avonome by Ibrahim Sirgai Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed disclosed this on Thursday in Abuja at a meeting with Mr Sadamotu Kusaoke, the… Continue reading [ANIMATION] #FG: NIGERIAN GOVERNMENT IS PARTNERING JAPAN TO DEVELOP ANIMATED FOLKLORES AND CHILDREN MOVIES.

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[GAMING] #POKEMONGO: CRIMINALS ARE TARGETING POKEMON GO USERS-EXPERTS WARN. WATCH VIDEO OF RECENT ROBBERY.

The success of the augmented reality mobile game app “Pokemon Go” by Nintendo could be putting millions at risk of hackers and other criminals, security experts have warned. Less than one week after launch, Pokémon Go has proved extremely popular around the world. According to data from SimilarWeb , the app has surpassed the dating… Continue reading [GAMING] #POKEMONGO: CRIMINALS ARE TARGETING POKEMON GO USERS-EXPERTS WARN. WATCH VIDEO OF RECENT ROBBERY.

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[ADVERTISING WEEK] #AWASIA: ALL WE LEARNT FROM THE FIRST EVER ASIA ADWEEK 2016.

Asia advertising week is the world’s largest annual gathering of advertising, ad tech, marketing and media professionals. Debuting in Midtown complex central Tokyo (Roppongi area) on May 30 to June 2, 2016; Advertising Week Asia was a mix of inspiring thought leadership with legendary entertainment and special events that celebrated the industry and its people.… Continue reading [ADVERTISING WEEK] #AWASIA: ALL WE LEARNT FROM THE FIRST EVER ASIA ADWEEK 2016.

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[GoGREEN] #COP21: THIS JAPANESE BATHROOM DOESN’T WASTE ANYTHING. CHECK IT OUT AND WATCH VIDEO:

One of the names that immediately strikes in the mind. Japan is one of the few countries that has risen like a phoenix a number of times. Be it the regular earthquakes that cause mass destruction, or the volcanic eruptions, all such disasters have only made the Japanese more strong and thoughtful of life. The… Continue reading [GoGREEN] #COP21: THIS JAPANESE BATHROOM DOESN’T WASTE ANYTHING. CHECK IT OUT AND WATCH VIDEO:

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[ADVERTISING] ANIMATORS RE-IMAGINED COCA-COLA IN OUR DREAMS.

A trio of animators has created a film imagining what it would look like if brands could invade people’s dreams with their messages. The film was created by Studio Smack and was commissioned by the Museum of the Moving Image in Breda, Holland. The museum commissioned the film in the wake of research conducted in… Continue reading [ADVERTISING] ANIMATORS RE-IMAGINED COCA-COLA IN OUR DREAMS.

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[AUTOBRANDS] STALLION MOTORS NIGERIA WINS NISSAN GLOBAL SALES AWARDS AS ELIZADE PLANS ASSEMBLAGE OF TOYOTA AND JAC TRUCKS IN NIGERIA COME 2016.

A subsidiary of the Stallion Group, Stallion Nissan Motors Nigeria (NMN), has been conferred with the 2015 Global Sales Award by Nissan Motor Corporation, Japan, in recognition of its sales contribution and customer service performance in 2014. During a brief ceremony to present the award to Stallion NMN, Nissan’s managing director for South Africa operations,… Continue reading [AUTOBRANDS] STALLION MOTORS NIGERIA WINS NISSAN GLOBAL SALES AWARDS AS ELIZADE PLANS ASSEMBLAGE OF TOYOTA AND JAC TRUCKS IN NIGERIA COME 2016.

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[CES 2016] NOW HONDA WANTS TO MAKE PRIVATE JETS THAT LOOK LIKE SHOES.

One of the more exciting things to happen in the private-jet world lately is the arrival of the HondaJet, from the Japanese automaker’s planemaking arm. It has been decades in the making and is aimed at what Honda considers to be a growth opportunity in private aviation: companies that need a small executive aircraft that… Continue reading [CES 2016] NOW HONDA WANTS TO MAKE PRIVATE JETS THAT LOOK LIKE SHOES.