Mobile Content Forum (MCF)

News Letter

  • No.1321:2018/02/09 SPAJAM 2018 will be held! This year, you can enjoy the SPAJAM Dojo, too!
  • No.1320:2018/02/01 [Registration Fee Exemption] Information on Registration of Businesses Applicable to the Authorized Personal Information Protection Group
  • No.1319:2018/01/04 The extension of the GDPR Checklist application period and information on the Silicon Valley D-Lab + Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry Seminar
  • No.1318:2017/12/22 [Important] Reminder of the regular updates for member IDs and passwords for the website and information on New Year’s holiday schedule
  • No.1317:12/11/2017 On the collection of opinions about the partial amendments on the Enforcement Rules for the Act on the Protection of Personal Information and the account processing related to virtual currencies
  • No.1316:11/27/2017 Information on nominations for new MCF directors and general meeting materials
  • No.1315:
  • No.1314:11/22/2017 Revised personal information protection guidelines for mobile content-related businesses
  • No.1313:11/10/2017 Information on the MCF employee general meeting and the commemoration party
  • No.1312:11/09/2017 Information on the MCF and JOGA joint sponsored GDPR checklist information session
  • No.1311:11/06/2017 [Event Information] Mobile intellectual property copyright section meeting, Payment Services Act work group
  • No.1310:10/27/2017  [Held Today] MCF Conference Spark!, MCF General Meeting of Members, Information on the General Meeting Commemoration Party
  • No.1309:10/25/2017  [Held in 3 Days] Youtuber, Mixed Reality, Artificial Intelligence, Practical Game Management 3rd MCF Conference Spark!
  • No.1308:10/20/2017 [Held in 1 Week] Information on the 3rd MCF Conference Spark! UUUM, Microsoft, Avex, Mynet (Free for members)
  • No.1307:10/13/2017 【 [Accounting and Taxation Subcommittee] Request to participate in the accounting affairs questionnaire
  • N0.1306:10/11/2017 [Members Free] MCF Conference Spark! (UUUM, Microsoft, Avex, Mynet) Information on the October 27 meeting
  • N0.1305:10/04/2017 Information on “Guidelines on the means of advanced payment for network games”
  • No.1304:09/22/2017  [One more week!] 2nd MCF Conference Spark! Information “New value to the movement brought forth by the linkage between mobility and content” (Free for members)
  • No.1303:09/21/2017  [Held on the 26th] Information on “Industry guidelines information session concerning the means of advanced payment for the Payment Services Act”
  • No.1302:09/19/2017 Official announcement of the Financial Services Agency’s response to the no-action letter
  • No.1301:09/15/2017 Submitted opinions regarding the revision of the Consumer Contract Act
  • No.1300:09/15/2017 Information on the MCF & JOGA joint golf competition
  • No.1299:09/14/2017 [Information Session] Industry guidelines information session concerning the means of advanced payment for the Payment Services Act
  • No.1298:09/14/2017 [Opens on the 20th!] Information on Global Game Summit Tokyo 2017
  • No.1297:09/08/2017 Information on the Digital Market Report [September Issue]
  • No.1296:09/08/2017 [Working Group meeting] Further examination of personal information protection guidelines (topics related to means of advanced payment, SPI III, location information)
  • No.1295:09/07/2017 [Special invitations for the first 10 applicants!] Information on Global Game Summit Tokyo 2017
  • No.1294:09/07/2017 New value to the movement brought forth by the linkage between mobility and content: 2nd MCF Conference Spark!
  • No.1293:09/06/2017 Information on Global Game Summit Tokyo 2017
  • No.1292:09/01/2017 [UntilSeptember4th] InvitingMCF Members “What’s ahead? Mass Media in the Internet Age”
  • No.1291:08/29/2017 [ConsumerWG] Opinions regarding the review of the Consumer Contract Act
  • No.1290:08/21/2017 [This Friday!] MCF Conference Spark! LINE, Yahoo, COLOPL, App Annie, CyberZ, and Wizcorp make sparks fly!
  • No.1289: 08/16/2017  [10 days until the event!] LINE, Yahoo, COLOPL, App Annie, CyberZ, and Wizcorp make sparks fly!
  • No.1288: 08/04/2017 [Free for MCF members!] Information on MCF Conference Spark! To be held on August 25th
  • No.1287: 08/01/2017 Information on the “Manpower development aid subsidy (Ministry of Health, Labor, and Welfare)”
  • No.1286: 07/28/2017 The Market Size of Mobile Content Related Business in 2016 was 5 Trillion 61.9 Billion Yen.
  • No.1285: 07/20/2017 Information on the 3rd Overseas Business Development Meeting and latest subcommittee meetings
  • No.1284: 07/14/2017 [Privacy Support Working Group] Examination of personal information protection guidelines in response to the revised Personal Information Protection Law, others
  • No.1283: 07/10/2017 Results of the SPAJAM 2017 Finals have been announced! The winner of the Silicon Valley Special Tour is “Ichikawa Densan”, developer of “Yuukiseki”
  • No.1282: 07/07/2017 Niconico Live Broadcast of the SPAJAM 2017 Finals! A talk session with Murakami-san, Oikawa-san, Chomado-san, and Terry-san will also be held
  • No.1281: 07/06/2017 [Held in two weeks!] MCF July Regular Seminar: Future trends and advancements of Apple and Google
  • No.1280: 07/05/2017 Information about the “Report Concerning the Fourth Industrial Revolution” and “Telework Day”
  • No.1279: 06/27/2017 We have presented our opinions concerning the Smartphone Privacy Initiative III (tentative)
  • No.1278: 06/23/2017 The SPAJAM 2017 final selection has been decided! Three award-winning teams from each region have been selected: Osaka Preliminary “LABOL,” Tokyo A Preliminary “stoneblack,” and Tokyo C Preliminary “Team Kamiya”
  • No.1277: 06/20/2017  Information regarding the inquiry report “Consumer App Usage”
  • No.1276: 06/19/2017  The SPAJAM 2017 Fukuoka Preliminary and the Tokyo D Preliminary were held! Top prizes go to the “Amaembo Shogun” team and the “COBOL” team!
  • No.1275: 06/14/2017 MCF July Regular Seminar: Future trends and advancements of Apple and Google
  • No.1274: 06/13/2017 Information on the Digital Market Report [June Issue]
  • No.1273: 06/12/2017 The SPAJAM 2017 Tokyo C Preliminary was held! The top prize goes to the “Mucchiri” team that developed “Kotsukuri”!
  • No.1272: 06/09/2017 [Privacy Support Working Group] Discussions regarding opinions on SPI III and personal information protection guidelines
  • No.1271: 06/05/2017 The SPAJAM 2017 Sendai Preliminary and the Tokyo B Preliminary were held! Top prizes go to the “BAKAVIRUS” team that developed “BangBangGALAXY” and the “Rising Sun” team that developed “SEASON RAPPER.”
  • No.1270: 05/31/2017 MCF recognized as an Accredited Personal Information Protection Organization
  • No.1269: 05/29/2017 The SPAJAM 2017 Tokyo A Preliminary was held! The top prize goes to the “Tomokoru” team that developed “Nikoru”!
  • No.1268: 05/24/2017 [Held starting tomorrow!] Mobile Content Business Course: Legal Matters and Intellectual Property
  • No.1267: 05/22/2017 The SPAJAM 2017 Nagoya Preliminary was held! The top prize goes to the “Ichikawa Densan” team that developed “The Messenger from Gifu: Morning Tragedy”!
  • No.1266: 05/15/2017  The SPAJAM 2017 Sapporo Preliminary was held! The top prize goes to the “FUNKey” team
  • No.1265: 05/12/2017 [Consumer Working Group meeting was held] Opinions regarding the Consumer Contract Act
  • No.1264: 2017/05/11 Information on the 2nd Overseas Business Development Meeting “Situation report regarding entering the mobile content market in East Asia”
  • No.1263: 2017/05/01  [Just one month away!] Information on the Mobile Business Course on legal matters and intellectual property
  • No.1262: 2017/04/26 Information on the 3rd Accounting and Taxation Subcommittee meeting
  • No.1261: 2017/04/24 The SPAJAM 2017 Osaka Preliminary was held! The top prize goes to the “MMS” team
  • No.1260: 2017/04/20 Information on the Fingersoft partner recruitment
  • No.1259: 2017/04/19  [Questionnaire request] Questionnaire regarding the formulation of personal information protection guidelines in mobile content related business
  • No.1258: 2017/04/17 Information on the Digital Market Report [April Issue]
  • No.1257: 2017/04/10 Request to participate in the Accounting and Taxation Subcommittee questionnaire
  • No.1256: 2017/04/05  [Deadline on the 7th!] Now accepting applications for the Asia Smart App Awards
  • No.1255: 2017/03/29  Information on the Mobile Content Business Course: Legal Matters and Intellectual Property
  • No.1254: 2017/03/24 SPAJAM: Looking for team names for the main characters! Prize: SPAJAM-original “panty glass!”
  • No.1253: 2017/03/21 Information on making applications for the Asia Smart App Awards
  • No.1252: 2017/03/10 Information on the 2nd MCF & JOGA Joint Golf Competition
  • No.1251: 2017/03/10  [Holding the Privacy Support Working Group] Status of applications to authorized personal information protection organizations, status of other ministry guidelines, etc.
  • No.1250: 2017/02/28 Now accepting applications for the SPAJAM 2017 preliminaries in 9 venues nationwide! 9 venues in 6 regions: Sapporo, Sendai, Tokyo, Nagoya, Osaka, and Fukuoka
  • No.1249: 2017/02/27 Seminar on the EU personal information protection system (GDPR) for members of the app industry
  • No.1248: 2017/02/24 Information on the 1st Consumer Working Group meeting: “Status of Revision of the Consumer Contract Act, Specified Commercial Transactions Law, etc. and Mobile Content”
  • No.1247: 2017/02/23 [Members Only] Information on MCF/JOGA Joint Seminar: “The Front Line Against Expensive Purchases by Minors”, French Trade Commission business event
  • No.1246: 2017/02/13 Information on sponsor recruitment for SPAJAM2017
  • No.1245: 2017/02/10 [Inviting First 10 Applicants!] Seminar on the Revised Personal Information Protection Law
  • No.1244: 2017/02/07 Information on the Digital Market Report [February Issue]
  • No.1243:  2017/02/06 Announcing SPAJAM 2017! Finals will be held in Hakone!
  • No.1242:  2017/02/02 Information on the 2nd Accounting and Taxation Subcommittee meeting
  • No.1241: 2017/02/01  [Latest Activities] Opinions have been submitted regarding ordinances relating to revision of the Payment Services Act and proposed revision of business guidelines
  • No.1240: 2017/01/30 “Smartphone Whitepaper 2016” (PDF version) now on sale!
  • No.1239: 017/01/24  [Latest Activities] Revised Personal Information Protection Law seminar and compilation of opinions regarding cabinet orders etc. relating to revision of the Payment Services Act
  • No.1238: 2017/01/18 [Working Group Announcement] Ordinances relating to revision of the Payment Services Act and handling of appeal for opinions regarding proposed revision of business guidelines
  • No.1237: 2017/01/16 App Marketplace Newsletter special campaign and public appeal for IT introduction support professionals
  • No.1236: 2016/12/22 [Important] Reminder of the regular updates for member IDs and passwords for the website
    and information on MCF’s New Year’s holiday schedule
  • No.1235:2016/12/21 Information on the 1st Overseas Business Development Meeting: “The Latest Trends
    in Silicon Valley”
  • No.1234:2016/12/09 Report on the Payment Services Act Symposium and a request to members
  • No.1233:2016/12/02 Request for funding contributions to our organization
  • No.1232:2016/12/01 Symposiums on past privacy-related information on the Internet and movement of data across borders
  • No.1231:2016/11/30 Information on the Digital Market Report [November Issue]
  • No.1230:2016/11/30 [Expanding Participation] More Information on the Payment Services Act Symposium
  • No.1229:2016/11/24 Information on the Payment Services Act Symposium
  • No.1228:2016/11/10 Information on the MCF employee general meeting and the commemoration party
  • No.1227: 2016/10/17 Responding to the appeal for opinions regarding guidelines for the Personal Information Protection Law, information on Japan VR Summit 2
  • No.1201:2016/06/30 [Exclusive information for MCF members] Leaders of the Chinese mobile industry will gather at GMIC Tokyo 2016!
  • No.1200:2016/06/28 MCF July Regular Seminar: Future trends and advancements of Apple, Google, and Microsoft
  • No.1199:2016/06/27 Selection of Award Winning Projects for the Mobile Project Awards 2016!
  • No.1198:2016/06/23 The SPAJAM 2016 Finals and Awards Ceremony will be broadcast on Nico Live! This is a competition among the best app creators in the country. They just might decide to turn your idea into reality!
  • No.1197:2016/06/16 The SPAJAM 2016 final selection has been decided! Two award-winning teams from each region have been selected from the preliminaries, and one team from the student bracket
  • No.1196:2016/06/13 The SPAJAM 2016 Tokyo D Preliminary was held! The top prize goes to the “kirinsan.org” team
  • No.1195:2016/06/10 Submission of opinions on the development of comprehensive accounting standards relating to revenue recognition
  • No.1194:2016/06/06 The SPAJAM 2016 Sendai/Fukuoka Preliminaries were held! The top prizes go to the “MATSU OK ROCK” and “VOID” teams
  • No.1193:2016/06/02 [Subcommittee Meeting] Approach for gathering of opinions regarding the Law on Management Business of Copyright and Neighboring Rights, JASRAC conference
  • No.1192:2016/06/01 Information on the Digital Market Report (May Issue)
  • No.1191:2016/05/30 The SPAJAM 2016 Sapporo Preliminary was held! The top prize goes to the “FUNKey” team
  • No.1190:2016/05/25 [Held in next week!] Information on the MCF Meetup Night Fintech Special for May
  • No.1189:2016/05/23 The SPAJAM 2016 Tokai Preliminary was held! The top prize goes to the “UDONKOAPPS” team
  • No.1188:2016/05/20 [3rd Accounting and Taxation Subcommittee] Opinions regarding IFRS conformity in Japanese accounting standards and information on the deadline for Mobile Project Awards applications
  • No.1187:2016/05/17 [Held in two weeks!] Information on the MCF Meetup Night Fintech Special for May
  • No.1186: 2016/05/16 The SPAJAM 2016 Tokyo C Preliminary was held! The top prize goes to the “BOSH” team
  • No.1185:2016/05/16 [Deadline on the 23rd!] Applications and recommendations for the Mobile Project Awards 2016!
  • No.1184:2016/05/09 Information on the MCF member discount for Mobile World Congress Shanghai
  • No.1183:2016/04/28 Information on program additions to the Mobile Business Course and the third and fourth installments
  • No.1182:2016/4/27 Regarding cooperation between MCF, JOGA, and CESA
  • No.1181:2016/4/27 Fintech will be the theme for the MCF Meetup Night in May
  • No.1180:2016/4/25 The SPAJAM 2016 Osaka Preliminary was held! The top prize goes to the “John” team
  • No.1179:2016/04/18 The SPAJAM 2016 Tokyo B Preliminary was held! The top prize goes to the “Outer Inside” team
  • No.1178:2016/4/18 Information on the 2nd Accounting and Taxation Subcommittee meeting
  • No.1177:2016/4/11 The SPAJAM 2016 Tokyo A Preliminary was held! The top prize goes to the “Osaki Hot Spring Club” team
  • No.1176:2016/04/08 Information on revisions to the Patent Office design system, the intellectual property course, and the holding of the Japan VR Summit
  • No.1175:2016/4/5 [Held April 15!] Information on the JOGA guideline explanatory seminar
  • No.1174:2016/4/1 Information on the Digital Market Report (March Issue)
  • No.1173:2016/3/31 [10 days to go!] Information on the Mobile Business Course (Mr. Fukui, LINE, COLOPL, AWA, and more)
  • No.1172:2016/3/30 Information on the third meeting regarding the Payment Services Act
  • No.1171:2016/3/30 Now accepting applications and recommendations for the Mobile Project Awards 2016!!
  • No.1170:2016/3/29 Information on the meeting regarding revisions to the Patent Office design system held April 11
  • No.1169:2016/03/24 Bandai Namco Entertainment characters will be usable in SPAJAM 2016! Collaboration with the catalog IP opening project!
  • No.1168:2016/03/24 MCF and JOGA to hold joint explanatory seminar regarding JOGA guidelines
  • No.1167:2016/03/23 Special invitations for the first 10 applicants! Information on the MCF Meetup Night Sharing Economy Special
  • No.1166:2016/03/16 [Held in two weeks!] Information on the MCF Meetup Night Sharing Economy Special for March
  • No.1165:2016/3/10 [Coming Tomorrow!] March Regular Seminar, and information on the current questionnaires/courses and the latest activities
  • No.1164:2016/3/8 Cooperation request for the “Questionnaire on App Technical Elements and Institutional Issues”
  • No.1163:2016/3/7 Information on the “MCF Meetup Night” Sharing Economy Special for March
  • No.1162:2016/3/4 Cooperation request for questionnaires on accounting/tax processing and the State of the Mobile Content Business Survey
  • No.1161:2016/03/02 [Starting on April 12!] Information on the start of the Mobile Business Course on legal matters and intellectual property
  • No.1160: 2016/03/01 Now accepting applications for the SPAJAM 2016 preliminaries in 9 venues nationwide!
  • No.1159:2016/02/23 Cooperation request for the State of the Mobile Content Business Survey
  • No.1158:2016/02/22 Prospects and possibilities for the mobile content industry in 2016
  • No.1157:2016/02/19 Information on the 1st Overseas Business Development Meeting to discuss themes including the Mobile Developers’ Conference (temporary name) and Asia Smartphone Apps Contest & Summit 2016
  • No.1156:2016/02/09 [Held in one month] Information on the MCF Golf Competition (doubles tournament)
  • No.1155:2016/02/02 Information on sponsor recruitment for SPAJAM2016
  • No.1154:2016/02/01 Information on the Digital Market Report [January Issue]
  • No.1153:2016/01/28 SPAJAM2016 will be held!
  • No.1152:2016/01/25 The business matching event “MCF Meetup Night” will be held tomorrow!
  • No.1151:2016/01/21 Information on the 1st Accounting and Taxation Subcommittee meeting
  • No.1150:2016/01/19 Special invitations for the first 10 applicants! Information on the business matching event “MCF Meetup Night”
  • No. 1149:2016/01/12 The “MCF Meetup Night” will be held in two weeks!
  • No. 1148:2015/12/25 A new business matching event titled “MCF Meetup Night” will be held
  • No. 1147:2015/12/24 [Important] Reminder of the regular updates for member IDs and passwords for the website and information on MCF’s New Year’s holiday schedule
  • No. 1146:2015/12/22 Report on the general meetings and revisions of the membership rules
  • No. 1145:2015/12/14 Information on the 22nd MCF Golf Competition (doubles tournament)
  • No. 1144:2015/12/04 Request for fund contributions to our organization
  • No. 1143:2015/11/30 Information on the Digital Market Report [November Issue]
  • No. 1142:2015/11/26 Information on the meeting concerning the revision of the Payment Services Act
  • No. 1141:2015/11/20 Paradise Jam held at the OADC-sponsored Next Creators Forum! Scenes from the Ideathon broadcast live on Niko-live.
  • No. 1140:2015/11/13 Information on the third briefing regarding consumption tax measures for apps and the subcommittee meeting on mobile intellectual property and copyright laws
  • No. 1139:2015/11/11 MCF’s activities for the new fiscal year and the holding of the general meeting
  • No. 1138:2015/10/22 [Upcoming Event] Seminar on the Personal Information Protection Law and the “My Number” system and information on the introductory course on the Act against Unjustifiable Premiums and Misleading Representations
  • No. 1137:2015/10/15 Seminar on the Personal Information Protection Law and the “My Number” system and business matching with Canadian companies
  • No. 1136:2015/10/8 Information on the Korean mobile content business discussion meeting and the lecture being held soon exploring the potentials of artificial intelligence (AI)
  • No. 1135:2015/10/7 [Opens on October 31!] Artificial intelligence and its potential applications in mobile business
  • No. 1134:2015/10/2 Submitted opinions regarding the revision draft of the Consumer Contract Act
  • No. 1133:2015/9/30 Information on the Digital Market Report [September Issue]
  • No. 1132:2015/9/29 Information on the Japan Game Summit in Helsinki
  • No. 1131:2015/9/28 Seminar on the Personal Information Protection Law and the “My Number” system
  • No. 1130:2015/9/24 Information on the Mobile Business Course: “The application of artificial intelligence to support the development of mobile business”
  • No. 1129:2015/9/24 [Free Invitations!] Held Tomorrow! Artificial intelligence, Music Community app, carrier settlement systems, Okinawan aid usage, and the regular September seminar
  • No. 1128:2015/9/17 [Free Invitations!] Music Community app, artificial intelligence, carrier settlement systems, Okinawan aid usage, and the regular September seminar
  • No. 1127:2015/9/14 [Members Only] Artificial intelligence, Music Community, carrier settlement systems, Okinawan aid usage, and information on the regular September seminar
  • No. 1126:2015/9/11 [Upcoming events!] Information on invitations to the Finland Game Summit and the India IT Show
  • No. 1125:2015/9/4 Award-winning projects, carrier settlement systems, My Number, Okinawan aid usage, and information on the regular September seminar
  • No. 1124:2015/9/3 Information on invitations to the Finland Game Summit and the India IT Show
  • No. 1123:2015/8/28 [Privacy Support Working Group] Information on the discussions surrounding the draft of the Personal
  • No. 1122:2015/8/25 Information on the meeting concerning the revision of the Consumer Contract Act
  • No. 1121: 2015/8/25 The Market Size of Mobile Content Related Business in 2014 was 3 Trillion 904.6 Billion Yen.
  • No. 1120: 2015/8/19 Information on the “Finland Game Summit”
  • No. 1119: 2015/8/19 [Latest Activities] DeNA operations in China, Google Play’s new rating system, and other topics
  • No. 1118: [Subcommittee meeting on mobile intellectual property and copyright laws] Report on the conference on revisions to the NMRC and JASRAC royalties regulations and other matters
  • No. 1117: 2015/8/4 Information on the Digital Market Report [July Issue]
  • No. 1116:2015/7/30 [MCF: Submission of opinions from related industries] Opinions on the revision of the Consumer Contract Act, the Agency of Cultural Affairs and the needs for facilitating the use of copyrighted material, and other matters
  • No. 1115:2015/7/27 [Invitations are running out] Held tomorrow! Smart News, the current state of the Internet and television, and the MCF seminar and exchange party with key players in the industry
  • No. 1114:2015/7/24 Information regarding invitations to the India IT Show, which includes a grant to cover travel costs to India
  • No. 1113:2015/7/24 [MCF Seminar] At the exchange party, you will have the opportunity to meet key players in the industry, as well as the chance to try out high-res sound devices
  • No. 1112:2015/7/22 [Free Invitations to the first 10 people who apply!] Smart News, the current state of free public wireless connection, the internet, and television
  • No. 1111:2015/7/15 [Subcommittee Meeting on Mobile Intellectual Property and Copyright Laws] Report on discussions involving NMRC and JASRAC, and opinions regarding needs for facilitating the use of written works
  • No. 1110:2015/7/14 [MCF Seminar] Smart News, the current state of free public wireless connection, the internet, and television
  • No. 1109:2015/7/9 Key Points to Establishing and Operating Offshore Development Lines: Information regarding the Overseas Business Development Meeting
  • No. 1108:2015/7/6 Results of the SPAJAM 2015 Finals have been announced! The winner of the Silicon Valley Special Tour is “VR Tsukuri-tai”
  • No. 1107:2015/6/29 Selection of Award Winning Projects for the Mobile Project Awards 2015!
  • No. 1106:2015/6/26 All teams to participate in the SPAJAM 2015 Finals have been decided! Two award-winning teams from each region have been selected from the preliminaries.
  • No. 1105:2015/6/26 [Until the 30th! Special prices for members] “Smartphone Whitepaper 2015” (Available in print and digital format) Now on sale
  • No. 1104:2015/6/24 SPAJAM 2015 Finals and Awards Ceremony will be broadcast live on Niconico! Featuring an “Ideathon” where viewers can participate, as well as presentations by the champion teams.
  • No. 1103:2015/6/22 [Report on the Latest MCF Activities] Revisions to the JASRAC royalties regulations, fair use, and Personal Information Protection Law reform
  • No. 1102:2015/6/22 The SPAJAM 2015 Tokyo C Preliminary was held! The top prize goes to “Spasibo”
  • No. 1101:2015/6/22 [Subcommittee meeting on mobile intellectual property and copyright laws] Conference on revisions to the NMRC and JASRAC royalties regulations
  • No. 1100:2015/6/19 [Held on the 23rd! New Business Study Subcommittee Meeting] What Songs and Music can do for our Society
  • No. 1099:2015/6/15 The SPAJAM 2015 Tokyo B and Fukuoka Preliminaries were held! The top prizes go to CS-Reporters and Maou Toubatsu-Tai
  • No. 1098:2015/6/15 Application procedure for the “Hi-Res” logo for online high resolution music distributors
  • No. 1097:2015/6/11 [New Business Study Subcommittee Meeting] What Songs and Music can do for our Society
  • No. 1096:2015/6/8 The SPAJAM 2015 Sapporo Preliminary was held! The top prize goes to “FUNkey”
  • No. 1095:2015/6/8 Questionnaire request regarding MCF’s activities
  • No. 1094:2015/6/3 Cooperation request for the sample questionnaire regarding opt-out requests
  • No. 1093:2015/6/2 [The deadline is tomorrow!] Applications and recommendations for the Mobile Project Awards 2015
  • No. 1092:2015/6/1 The SPAJAM 2015 Hokuriku Preliminary was held! The top prize goes to “Fukumoku-kai”
  • No. 1091:2015/5/28 Information on the meeting concerning the revision of the Consumer Contract Act
  • No. 1090:2015/5/27 The seminar will be held tomorrow! COLOPL, JR East Japan, KT, Mobile Factory, and others—The current state of global development regarding the newest location information technology and transportation related business and the mobile industry
  • No. 1089:2015/5/26 Information on the Digital Market Report [May Issue]
  • No. 1088:2015/5/25 The SPAJAM 2015 Gifu Preliminary was held! The top prize goes to “Madobenyokkaichi”
  • No. 1087:2015/5/21 [Application period has been extended to June 3!] Applications and recommendations for the Mobile Project Awards 2015
  • No. 1086:2015/5/20 [Timetable Decided!] The current state of global development regarding the newest location information technology and transportation related business and the mobile industry
  • No. 1085 :2015/5/18 The SPAJAM 2015 Osaka Preliminary was held! The top prize goes to “VR Tsukuri-tai”
  • No. 1084:2015/5/14 The current state of global development regarding the newest location information technology and transportation related business and the mobile industry
  • No. 1083:2015/5/12 [The Deadline is the 22nd!] Applications and recommendations for the Mobile Project Awards 2015
  • No. 1082:2015/5/11 [Subcommittee meeting on mobile intellectual property and copyright laws] Opinions on the discussion regarding revisions of usage fee regulations of NMRC and JASRAC
  • No. 1081:2015/5/11 The SPAJAM Tokyo A Preliminary and the Sendai Preliminary were held! The top prize goes to Digi-Teni Tokyo and BAKAVIRUS.
  • No. 1080:2015/4/30 The fabulous prizes for SPAJAM 2015 are announced! The Silicon Valley Special Tour and an invitation to the Global Hackathon
  • No. 1079:2015/4/28 [MCF Members will Receive a Warm Reception] Information on “The Nordic Game 2015” and “ITS GAME 2015 in Korea”
  • No. 1078:2015/4/24 Now accepting applications for the SPAJAM 2015 preliminaries! Deadline is approaching for Tokyo A, Sendai, and Osaka!
  • No. 1077:2015/4/22 Smartphone Whitepaper 2015 is now published. Available in print and digital formats.
  • No. 1076:2015/4/20 The judging committee for SPAJAM 2015 has been decided! The committee chairman is Mr. Maruyama, the honorary president of the Japan Android Group. The team led by one of the judges, Gungho’s Mr. Morishita, will also participate in the exhibition.
  • No. 1075:2015/4/16 [Next Week’s Event! The New Business Study Group] Presentation and opinion exchange session regarding the LDP’s IT strategy and an introduction to the smartphone app analysis tool currently trending overseas
  • No. 1074:2015/4/10 Introduction to the smartphone analysis tool currently trending overseas and in the latest smartphone app market
  • No. 1073:2015/4/1 Information on the presentation and opinion exchange session regarding the
    LDP’s IT strategy
  • No. 1072:2015/3/30 Now accepting applications for the SPAJAM 2015 preliminaries in 8 venues nationwide! The chairperson of the executive committee will be COLOPL CEO Baba,
    and special guest Gungho CEO Morishita joins the preliminary final!
  • No. 1071:2015/3/27 Now accepting applications and recommendations for the Mobile Project Awards 2015!
  • No. 1070:2015/3/26 Subcommittee meeting on Mobile Intellectual Property and Copyright Laws: Final discussion on new copyright royalties regulations with JASRAC
  • No. 1069:2015/3/25 Information on the 21st MCF Golf Competition (single selection)
  • No. 1068:2015/3/20 Cooperation request for the questionnaire regarding opt-out requests
  • No. 1067:2015/3/13 Information on the Asia Smartphone Apps Contest, the Canadian Innovation Ecosystem, and more
  • No. 1066:2015/3/11 [The seminar is approaching!] Best apps on Google Play, the current state of the Personal Information Protection Law, and Fujitsu’s open innovation initiative
  • No. 1065:2015/3/6 Fujitsu’s open innovation initiative, best apps on Google Play, and the current state of the Personal Information Protection Law
  • No. 1064:2015/3/4 Strategic MOU have been signed with Finland and the City of Barcelona to support the advancement of mobile business into overseas markets
  • No. 1063:2015/3/3 Information on the 2015 Asia Leaders Business Summit
  • No. 1062:2015/2/26 MCF March Regular Seminar: Best apps on Google Play and the current state of the Personal Information Protection Law
  • No. 1061:2015/2/25 MWC 2015 Japan Pavilion exhibition and invitations to the Barcelona Japan Summit
  • No. 1060:2015/2/23 Forefront strategies in intellectual property! Information on the Mobile Business Course on legal matters and intellectual property
  • No. 1059:2015/2/20 Barcelona and Japan Summit will be held at MWC 2015
  • No. 1058:2015/2/18 Information on the Digital Market Monthly Report (Special February Issue for MCF Members)
  • No. 1057:2015/2/17 [Information regarding the mobile industry] Developments concerning the consumption tax system in a global environment and a report on efforts by MCF regarding consumption tax measures for apps
  • No. 1056:2015/2/5 Current state and future outlook of cross border business between Japan and China
  • No. 1055:2015/2/3 Information on the recruiting of sponsors for the Smartphone App Jam 2015
  • No. 1054:2015/1/30 Google Play consumption tax procedures
  • No. 1053:2015/1/29 Information on MCF member invitations to the “JASGA Forum”
  • No. 1052:2015/1/27 Request for fund contributions to our organization
  • No. 1051:2015/1/23 [Held on January 26!] Square Enix’s online strategy and Mercari, Nagisa, and Retty; methods for creating new services such as those developed by rapidly growing venture businesses
  • No. 1050:2015/1/20 Submitted written opinions to the Cabinet Secretariat regarding the main points of the revision draft for the Personal Information Protection Law
  • No. 1049:2015/1/19 [Timetable Decided!] Square Enix’s online strategy and Mercari, Nagisa, and Retty; methods for creating new services such as those developed by rapidly growing venture businesses
  • No. 1048:2015/1/7 [January Issue] Information on the Digital Market Monthly Report (special issue for MCF members)
  • No. 1047:2015/1/6 Square Enix’s online strategy and methods for creating apps like Mercari, and other apps developed by rapidly growing venture businesses
  • No. 1046:2015/1/5 Submitted demands to revise the Payment Services Act to the Financial Services Agency
  • No. 1045:2014/12/26 Information on MCF’s New Year, the New Year Special Seminar, etc.
  • No.1044:2014/12/17 Opinions on the Institutional Reform Bill Related to the Use and Application of Personal Data, and Information on the Privacy Support Working Group
  • No.1043:2014/12/8 [Important] Reminder of the Regular Updates for Member IDs and Passwords for the Website
  • No.1042:2014/12/5 Information on the Development and Presentation of Business Models
  • No.1041:2014/11/26 Information on the Digital Market Monthly Report (Special November issue for MCF members)
  • No.1040:2014/11/26 MCF activities concerning game security, demands to revise the Payment Services Act, and others
  • No.1039:2014/11/25 Information on the commemoration party
  • No.1038:2014/11/25 Information on the opinions on the revisions in the Payment Services Act and the opinion exchange with credit card companies
  • No.1037:2014/11/13 Information on the MCF employee general meeting and the commemoration party
  • No.1036:2014/11/12 Information on the Game Security Seminar and the Japan?Canada Game Summit
  • No.1035:2014/11/10 Taking additional applications! Information on the exhibition application procedures for MWC 2015 Japan Pavilion
  • No.1034:2014/10/24 The deadline is approaching! Information on the exhibition application procedures for MWC 2015 Japan Pavilion
  • No.1033:2014/10/20 Information on the 20th MCF Golf Competition (single selection)
  • No.1032:2014/10/17 Information on the Digital Market Monthly Report (Special October Issue for MCF Members)
  • No.1031:2014/10/10 Information on the exhibition application procedures for MWC 2015 Japan Pavilion
  • No.1030:2014/10/10 Information on the CDM industry-university cooperation project
  • No.1029:2014/10/8 Announcement of results from the public comment on the institutional reform related to personal data
  • No.1028:2014/10/3 MCF’s activities for the new fiscal Year
  • No.1027:2014/9/29 Information on the Smartphone Privacy Support Working Group
  • No.1026:2014/9/24 The seminar will be held today! The current state of the app business and recent trends in the forefront of mobile services
  • No.1025:2014/9/22 Information on the Digital Market Monthly Report (Special September Issue for MCF Members)
  • No.1024:2014/9/19  [Invitation to attend free of charge!] The current state of the app business and recent trends in the forefront of mobile services
  • No.1023:2014/9/16 MCF September regular seminar addressing the current state of the app business and recent trends in the forefront of mobile services: Time table decided
  • No.1022:2014/9/1 MCF September regular seminar: The current state of the app business and recent trends in the forefront of mobile services
  • No.1021:2014/8/27  Information on the Digital Market Monthly Report (Special August Issue for MCF Members)
  • No.1020: 2014/8/18 [This Week’s Events!] Information on the seminar addressing the process of obtaining privacy mark certification and briefing regarding consumption tax measures for apps
  • No.1019: 2014/8/13 Information on the round table meeting with CDM of Canada
  • No.1018: 2014/8/7 MCF membership renewal process request: October 2014 – September 2015 (7th Year)
  • No.1017: 2014/8/4 Information on the briefing regarding consumption tax measures for apps
  • No.1016: 2014/8/1 [Members Only] Seminar addressing the process of obtaining the Privacy Mark certification and the briefing regarding consumption tax measures for apps
  • No.1015: 7/31/2014 Asia Leaders Association: Information on the invitation of business proprietors and prospective buyers at “DESIGN KOREA 2014”
  • No.1014: 7/30/2014 Information on the seminar addressing the process of obtaining the Privacy Mark certification
  • No.1013: 7/30/2014 Information on the Digital Market Monthly Report (Special July Issue for MCF Members)
  • No.1012: 7/29/2014 [Opens on the 31st!] MCF July Regular Seminar Case studies on the use of big data such as metadata & institutional reform on the protection of personal information”
  • No.1011: 7/25/2014 Submitted opinions of MCF members regarding the institutional reform related to personal data
  • No.1010: 7/24/2014 The market size of mobile content related business in 2013 was 3 trillion 14.2 billion yen.
  • No.1009: 7/23/2014 [Timetable Decided!] MCF July Regular Seminar Case Studies on the Use of Big Data such as Metadata & Institutional Reform on the Personal Information Protection Law”
  • No.1008: 7/9/2014 Info on the MCF July Seminar Case Studies on the Use of Big Data such as Metadata & Institutional Reform on the Protection of Personal Information
  • No.1007: 7/7/2014 Selection of Award Winning Projects for the Mobile Project Awards 2014!!
  • No.1006: 7/3/2014 SPAJAM2014 Holding Final Selections! Broadcasting via Niconico Live
  • No.1005: 7/2/2014 Opening of Smartphone Privacy Measures Working Group Compilation of the General Public Comments Regarding Institutional Reform Related to the Use and Application of Personal Data
  • No.1004: 6/23/2014 Information on the World’s Largest Trade Fair in the Mobile Industry, the MWC2015 Joint Exhibition
  • No. 1003: 6/20/2014 Information on the Digital Market Monthly Report (Special June Issue for MCF Members)
  • No.1002: 6/13/2014 [Discounts for MCF Members] Information on GMIC (Global Mobile Internet Conference) Tokyo
  • No.1001: 6/2/2014 The deadline is June 3rd! Now accepting applications for the SPAJAM 2014 Hackathon Division and Planning Division.
  • No.1000: 2014/5/29 [The deadline is tomorrow!] Now accepting applications and recommendations for the Mobile Project Awards 2014.
  • No.999: 5/29/2014 Only 5 Days Left! Now Accepting Applications for the Smartphone App Jam 2014!
  • No.998: 5/28/2014 [Course Begins on June 3rd!] Mobile Content Business Course “General Legal Issues, Basic Knowledge, and the Latest Trends in Mobile Business”
  • No.997: 5/26/2014 [Opens Tomorrow!] Latest Outlook and Implementation Case Studies for HTML5 Members Only
  • No.996: 5/23/2014 “[Prize Money of 300,000 JPY] Accepting app ideas for 2020! Now accepting SPAJAM2014 Planning Division applications”
  • No.995 5/20/2014 [The Deadline is the 30th!] Applications and recommendations for the Mobile Project Awards 2014
  • No. 994: 5/19/2014 Timetable Decision! Latest outlook and implementation case studies for HTML5
  • No. 993: 5/16/2014 The Koriyama preliminaries are approaching! Information on the local preliminaries for the Smartphone App Jam (SPAJAM) 2014
  • No. 992: 5/13/2014 Information on the Digital Market Monthly Report (Special May Issue for MCF Members)
  • No. 991: 5/12/2014 Information on the local preliminaries for the Smartphone App Jam (SPAJAM) 2014
  • No. 990: 5/8/2014 Latest outlook and implementation case studies for HTML5
  • No. 989: 5/7/2014 [New Business Study Group] Let’s have fun with the broadcasting and net merging of the Mainichi Broadcasting System MBS (TBS Group) and AKB Group
  • No. 988: 4/22/2014 Mobile Content Business Course Information on the opening of a course that covers “General Legal Issues, Basic Knowledge, and the Latest Trends in Mobile Business”
  • No. 987: 4/21/2014 Information on the website renewal
  • No. 986: 4/16/2014 Information on the Digital Market Monthly Report (Special April Issue for MCF Members)
  • No. 985: 4/15/2014 “Overview of the revision of the Personal Information Protection Law Information on the Smartphone Privacy Support Working Group”
  • No. 984: 4/8/2014 Now accepting applications and recommendations for the Mobile Project Awards 2014!!
  • No. 983: 4/7/2014 “[New Business Study Group] TV Asahi’s overseas expansion, businesses targeting overseas travelers, and recruiting of partners to work with businesses that sell Japanese products overseas “
  • No. 982: 4/2/2014 Information on the recruiting of sponsors for the Smartphone App Jam 2014
  • No. 981: 4/1/2014 Information on the 19th MCF Golf Competition (single selection)
  • No. 980: 3/25/2014 Korean Game Event Invitation Good Game Show Korea 2014
  • No. 979: 3/24/2014 “[Opens Tomorrow!] Yahoo, Rakuten, DoCoMo, the North American market, characters, and technology ventures”
  • No. 978: 3/18/2014 “[Opens in One Week!] Yahoo, Rakuten, DoCoMo, the North American market, characters, and technology ventures”
  • No. 977: 3/14/2014 Information on the Digital Market Monthly Report (Special March Issue for MCF Members)
  • No. 976: 3/13/2014 “Regular March Program Decision! Yahoo, Rakuten, DoCoMo, the North American market, characters, and technology ventures”
  • No. 975: 3/5/2014 “Information on the MCF Seminar for MarchNew trends in technology ventures, DoCoMo, Rakuten, and Yahoo”
  • No.974: Until the 28th! Offering the “Smartphone White Paper (Print Version)” at a special members price
  • No.973: Being Held on March 5th! Japanese Version of the Class Action Explanatory Meeting
  • No.972: Information on the Digital Market Monthly Report (Special February issue for MCF members)
  • No.971: Information on the Holding of the Japanese Version of the Class Action Explanatory Meeting
  • No.970: Content Business Environment of Finland
  • No.969: We submitted the opinions of MCF members regarding the revision of the Design Act by the Japan Patent Office
  • No.968: Request for fund contributions to our organization
  • No.967: Coming Soon! MCF New Year Special Seminar & Exchange “ChatPerf, User Takeover, Voltage, the Global Market, and Big Data”
  • No.966: Timetable Decision! MCF New Year Special Seminar & Exchange “Voltage, ChatPerf, Big Data, and the Global Market”
  • No.965: “Smartphone White Paper 2013-2014” has been published (e-book and print versions)
  • No.964: Information on the Digital Market Monthly Report (Special January issue for MCF members)
  • No.963: Appeal for opinions regarding the theme for the joint research project with the Overseas Graduate School CDM, and survey request related to application privacy policies
  • No.962: [New Year Special Seminar] The founder of Voltage speaks on mobile business entrepreneurship and future outlook
  • No.961: Information on the year-end and New Year holidays for MCF as well as on the paper “Services in the Mobile Era” featured in the “Journal of Digital Practices” of the Information Processing Society of Japan (Dec. 27, 2013)
  • No.960: Information on the recruitment of participants for the Mobile Marketing Seminar and Anime Business Partners Forum for Asia (Dec. 26, 2013)
  • No.959: Appeal for opinions regarding the theme for the joint research project with the Digital Professional Graduate School CDM (Dec. 26, 2013)
  • No.958: [Important] Information regarding periodic ID and password changes for the member site (Dec. 20, 2013)
  • No.957: Survey request – “Smartphone Application Privacy Policy Guidelines” (Dec. 20, 2013)
  • No.956: [Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications] Measures to Deal With Unauthorized Logins Resulting from Hacking of List Type Accounts (Dec. 18, 2013)
  • No.955: Information on the Digital Market Monthly Report (Special December issue for MCF members) (Dec. 17, 2013)
  • No.954: Being Held on December 17! MCF Special Seminar
    Information on “Dealing with the Consumption Tax Rate Hike and Recovery of Accrued Receivables” (Dec. 13, 2013)
  • No.953: MCF Special Seminar
    Information on “Dealing with the Consumption Tax Rate Hike and Recovery of Accrued Receivables” (Dec. 3, 2013)
  • No.952: Notification regarding new MCF board nominations (Nov. 29, 2013)
  • No.951: To be held tomorrow! Information on the MCF General Memorial Seminar & General Meeting and the commemorative party (Nov. 28, 2013)
  • No.950: [Being held this weekend! (11/29)] Information on the hosting of the MCF General Memorial Seminar & General Meeting and the commemorative party (Nov. 25, 2013)
  • No.949: Information on the Digital Market Monthly Report (Special November issue for MCF members) (Nov. 19, 2013)
  • No.948: Introduction to the latest activities of the MCF General Meeting, etc. (Nov. 14, 2013)
  • No.947: Information on the hosting of the MCF General Memorial Seminar & General Meeting and the commemorative party (Nov. 8, 2013)
  • No.946: [Meeting on Mobile Copyright Laws] Information on the holding of the “Exchange of Opinions with the Patent Office regarding the Design Act” (at 11/13) (Oct. 31, 2013)
  • No.945: Information on the Digital Market Monthly Report (Special October issue for MCF members) (Oct. 24, 2013)
  • No.944: [Coming Soon!] Regular October Seminar & Exchange
    – CocoPPa, Mobile Phone Battle for Seizing a Nation, Multi-device, Vietnam Offshore Development – (Oct. 23, 2013)
  • No.943: [Free Invitation!] Regular Seminar – CocoPPa, Mobile Phone Battle for Seizing a Nation, Multi-device, Vietnam Offshore Development – (Oct. 17, 2013)
  • No.942: Information on the renewal of the MCF global website and details on the English translation of the market research survey (Oct. 10, 2013)
  • No.941: Holding of the Smartphone Privacy Support Working Group
    Lectures by KDDI and the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (Oct. 09, 2013)
  • No.940: Start of MCF new year activities! Information on the latest activities of the seminar and working group. (Oct. 08, 2013)
  • No.938: Information on the opening of the MCF doubles competition. (Oct. 04, 2013)
  • No.937: “U.S. The Internet Industry Marketing Report” (Special Edition for MCF members) July, August issue Information. ex) Google, Microsoft, Apple, Amazon, facebook etc. (Sept 26, 2013)
  • No.936: Information on the Digital Market Monthly Report (Special September issue for MCF members) (Sept 19, 2013)
  • No.935: [Overseas Business Promotion Division Meeting] Success story in Southeast Asia (Philippines) (Sept 10, 2013)
  • No.934: [Meeting on Mobile Copyright Laws] New copyright system compatible with cloud technology (Sept 10, 2013)
  • No.933: Special free invitation!
    “Asia Leaders Business Summit 2013” sponsored by the Asia Leaders Association (Sept 6, 2013)
  • No.932: Public announcement of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications’ “Reinforcement Strategy on Smartphone Safety and Security” as well as the public release of KDDI’s free tool for assisting in the creation of application privacy policies. (Sept 6, 2013)