Selecting a cellphone provider can be complicated in Japan. Mobile providers like KDDI au, Softbank and DoCoMo all have different plans which can be hard to navigate. Learn the distinguishing features of the different mobile companies.

Naver's subsidary LINE Corporation, which operates the popular chat and blogging app, LINE is set to release a digital assistant. The technology and capabilities are very similar to Google Home and Amazon's Echo; the differentiating factor of LINE's Clova