Company on the Move: Rakuten Inc., New Tech Research Centers in Boston, Singapore
Tokyo-based Internet service company Rakuten Inc. has announced the opening of two international branches of the Rakuten Institute of Technology in Singapore and Boston. The addition of these locations brings the total number of branches to five. The Rakuten Institute of Technology is a dedicated research and development organization within the Rakuten Group that provides support for the specialist activities of its researchers whose aim is to develop innovative services using cutting-edge technologies on the Internet. The institute proactively collaborates with industry and academia, holding personnel exchanges with educational institutions to incorporate academic knowledge into its research.