From Matt Cutts' Twitter:
Some big news: Yahoo Japan will be using Google: reuters.com/article/idUSTFA006 ... More info in this Japanese blog post: googlejapan.blogspot.com/2010/ ...
[Orthofix ~ TOMHTML himself]
[Thread merged ~ TOMHTML]
"(Reuters) – Yahoo Japan, Japan's largest Internet portal operator, will adopt Google's search engine, refusing to follow Yahoo Inc in choosing Microsoft as a partner."