04 May 2012

Yahoo! Japan! Releases! Android! Browser!

Yahoo! Japan now offers a branded Android browser, available in Google Play STore
Yahoo! Browser! Has! No! English! Version!
This new Yahoo! Browser is a new product from Yahoo! Japan, the largest and most popular website in that country.

A joint operation of Yahoo! (USA) and Japan's Softbank, Yahoo! Japan has little connection to it's US namesake. In fact, the Yahoo! Japan site farms out their search business to Google, rather than Microsoft's Bing. So there.

The release of a Yahoo!-branded browser for Android proves that Google's mobile OS is doing well in Japan. Based on the standard Android (webkit) browser, this region-limited app is available now in Google's Play Store.

Download link.

via: AsiaJin

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