H.E.R.O.’s Journey in Tech (27 June 2018) – Trend Micro Embraces AI to Advance Cybersecurity + How 2 Guys With No Fashion Experience Built a Billion-Dollar Clothing Company for Millennial Women; The founders’ analytical approach to fashion has put them on track to pull in more than $1 billion in sales in 2018

Companies Trend Micro Embraces AI to Advance Cybersecurity (SB) Toyota’s ‘connected’ Corolla and Crown signal shift to mobility; Automaker envisions…

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H.E.R.O.’s Journey in Tech (26 June 2018) – Instagram Is Estimated to Be Worth More than $100 Billion + The secret to a meaningful life is simpler than you think. Sometimes life is brutal, but meaning is derived from perseverance. The Tao says, “One who persists is a person of purpose.”

Companies Japanese networking site Wantedly looks to expand in Southeast Asia, help companies ‘date’ millennials. Wantedly differs from other job…

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H.E.R.O.’s Journey in Tech (Weekend Reads 23-24 June 2018) – The Legend of Nintendo: With the Switch, the 130-year-old gaming giant has once again turned reports of its demise into Nintendo Mania + Tim Ferris: How to Succeed in High-Stress Situations; Interview with Relentless author Tim Grover: Michael Jordan’s Personal Trainer on Mindset and Performing Under Pressure

Companies The Legend of Nintendo: With the Switch, the 130-year-old gaming giant has once again turned reports of its demise…

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H.E.R.O.’s Journey in Tech (22 June 2018) – More Nintendo Switch Videogames May Be Coming Via the Cloud + Long tails drive everything. They dominate business, investing, sports, politics, products, careers, everything. Rule of thumb: Anything that is huge, profitable, famous, or influential is the result of a tail event.

Companies More Nintendo Switch Videogames May Be Coming Via the Cloud; Companies look up to the cloud for game services…

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H.E.R.O.’s Journey in Tech (14 June 2018) – Mercari Inc.’s $3.7 billion coming-out party will deliver a 149-times return to early investor United Inc + How to Lead When You’re Feeling Afraid: Your first step is to build your emotional courage – your ability to act thoughtfully, strategically, and powerfully while feeling afraid

Companies Mercari Inc.’s $3.7 billion coming-out party will deliver a 149-times return to early investor United Inc., which engineered a…

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H.E.R.O.’s Journey in Tech (13 June 2018) – Vista Entertainment Solutions Signs Les Cinémas Pathé Gaumont, Leaders of Exhibition Theatre in France + Successful CEOs share a mistake they apologised for – and what it taught them; Henry David Thoreau on The Vital Importance of Reading; Tim Cook’s Dashboard, with Michael Reece

Companies NEC is aiming to extend its presence in the retail sector through a new partnership with Macromill; Macromill claims…

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H.E.R.O.’s Journey in Tech (12 June 2018) – Mercari’s top-of-range IPO set to make founder Shintaro Yamada a new Japanese billionaire + Pain Plus Reflection Equals Progress: Our most painful moments are also our most important. Rather than run from pain, we need to identify it, accept it, and learn how to use it to better ourselves.

Companies Mercari’s top-of-range IPO set to make founder Shintaro Yamada a new Japanese billionaire (JapanTimes) Japanese robot makers Fanuc and…

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H.E.R.O.’s Journey in Tech (8 June 2018) – Fanuc Corp., the low-key Japanese automation giant whose machines pepper factory floors across the globe, has fallen from investors’ grace; the volume of robots shipped by the port – mostly Fanuc’s – remains close to its highest in decades + Vision. Dedication. Authenticity. These are workable guide-stars

Companies Lifull (TSE: 2120) – the owner of real estate vertical Lifull Home’s, aggregator Trovit, and digital classifieds group Mitula…

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H.E.R.O.’s Journey in Tech (4 June 2018) – Mercari builds buzz beyond flea market apps: Japanese startup turns rivals into partners and reaches into financial sectors + Network Effects, Origin Stories, and the Evolution of Tech with W. Brian Arthur, Marc Andreessen, and Sonal Chokshi

Companies Mercari builds buzz beyond flea market apps: Japanese startup turns rivals into partners and reaches into financial sectors (Nikkei)…

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