7-11 app lures Beta app testers with store points

There’s a 7-11 app here in the United States that’s released a Beta version for product testing. This app was recently given a big update with Mobile Checkout and what’s called “7NOW delivery” – but the interesting bit is the call out to the public issued by the Product Owner for 7-Eleven’s apps just this week on Reddit. There he … Continue reading

7-11 app lures Beta app testers with store points

There’s a 7-11 app here in the United States that’s released a Beta version for product testing. This app was recently given a big update with Mobile Checkout and what’s called “7NOW delivery” – but the interesting bit is the call out to the public issued by the Product Owner for 7-Eleven’s apps just this week on Reddit. There he … Continue reading

Japan's Loop House encircles a palace-inspired garden courtyard

Tomohiro Hata Architect and Associates have made a hidden garden the central focus of the Loop ...

Recreating the tranquility of one of Japan's more famous gardens in a dense neighborhood of Kyoto was always going to be a tall order. Local firm Tomohiro Hata Architect and Associates approached this problem by building its Loop House around a garden, rather than the other way around, using large windows and shallow verandahs to create a unique connection between inside and out.

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Japan reportedly pushes ‘international network for cryptocurrency payments’

As governments around the world try to figure out how to deal with everything from Bitcoin to Facebook's Libra, Japan has usually been a step or two ahead in dealing with cryptocurrency. Bitcoin has been a legal form of payment there since 2017 and i...

Japanese hotel fits suite with commercial flight simulator

The Superior Cockpit Room boasts a professional Boeing 737-800 aircraft simulator

In celebration of its 15th anniversary, the Haneda Excel Hotel Tokyu located at the Haneda Airport in Tokyo, will be opening a hotel suite that features a flight simulator. The Superior Cockpit Room will be available for bookings from the July 18 and boasts a professional Boeing 737-800 aircraft simulator.

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Japan’s 7-Eleven customers lose $500k in BASIC security flub

It would seem that the developers of the Japan-based 7-Eleven wallet app (7 Pay) had not heard of phone fraud. If they had, they’d have built a more secure method of changing user passwords in said app. As a result of their relative lack of finesse when it came to developing this one bit of the app, 900 customers lost … Continue reading