Google's Big Mobile Move in Japan

The Internet search giant has made its second big wireless linkup in the country, this time with market leader NTT DoCoMo

Google (GOOG) is on a roll in Japan. On Jan. 24, the 800-pound gorilla of Internet search joined NTT DoCoMo (DCM) onstage to announce plans to wed elements of Google's search technology and other online services with the No. 1 Japanese wireless operator's i-mode mobile Net service. The deal is the second major partnership with a carrier since the Mountain View (Calif.) company formally launched its Google Mobile services here with KDDI back in July, 2006.

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