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mixi, Inc. to acquire Naked Technology, Inc.

TOKYO – September 21, 2011 –




mixi, Inc. today announced to acquire 100% shares of Naked Technology, Inc. in its press release. After the acquisition, Naked Technology’s team will contribute to the development of “mixi” – the Japan’s leading Social Networking Service (SNS).


About mixi,Inc.
Launched on Feb 2004, “mixi” is a Social Networking Service (SNS) that allows friends to connect in a fun, convenient way. mixi users now exceed 24.7 million (as of July 31, 2011), and has expanded into a communication infrastructure.
About Social Network “mixi”
mixi, Inc. Company Overview:
About Naked Technology, Inc.
Naked Technology provides software platform services based on web technologies to bring innovation into media, contents and social communication fields. Based on its insights into the relationship between information and mankind, Naked Technology builds innovative products and services for the global markets. Naked Technology is a technology start-up founded by graduate students of The University of Tokyo and Keio University when they met at the Exploratory IT Human Resources Project (The MITOH Program) of IPA,Japan. Naked Technology develops software applications for multiple mobile carriers utilizing its proprietary mobile application development platform “Colors”
Corporate Site (Japanese)
For further details, please contact:
Naked Technology, Inc. Public Relations at


Japanese Press Release Links:
– mixi, Inc. Press Release on September 21, 2011 (Japanese)
– Naked Technology Inc. News Release (Japanese)