Posts Tagged: Korea



Find Unique Travel Experiences With Local Guides Using Meetrip

While traveling can be lots of fun, some aspects of it can be quite mundane. Buying guide books and looking up “popular restaurants” usi...

  • September 18, 2012
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11-Year Prison Term Stirs Fear Among China’s E-Commerce Secret Smugglers

The recent 11-year jail term handed down to a merchant on Taobao, China’s biggest consumer-to-consumer online marketplace, has raised ...

  • September 12, 2012
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Smartphone Adoption to Reach 60 percent in South Korea

Korean news agency Yonhap news is reporting that South Korea’s smart phone user base is about to surpass the 30 million mark. The repo...

  • August 22, 2012
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ComScore: In Asia, Japan Watches Most Online Videos

Research firm ComScore has some interesting metrics about how the world watches online video, claiming that in the month of June 1.2 billion...

  • August 16, 2012
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Mysteries surround Facebook’s Asia Pacific Gateway project

The Asia Pacific Gateway (APG) is an NTT (Nippon Telephone and Telegraph)-led initiative to lay submarine cables across 12 Asian Telcos and ...

  • August 14, 2012
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Anthropomorphize Your iPhone with this Fun Case from Korea

We’ve written about many fun iPhone cases in the past, most of them from Japan. But here’s an intriguing iPhone case from Korea ...

  • August 3, 2012
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New startup accelerator SparkLabs launches and brings Silicon Valley to South Korea

A new startup accelerator in Korea called SparkLabs has launched with the aim of connecting Korea’s entrepreneurs to mentors from Silic...

  • August 2, 2012
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From Messaging to Games: KakaoTalk Starts Game Center for Korea

When we last spoke to Kakao at Mobile Asia Expo in Shanghai, they alluded to a ‘Game Center’ that was coming in a few weeks time...

  • July 31, 2012
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DeNA and Daum Take Mobage Partnership to the Next Level

Some of our readers may recall last February when Japanese social gaming giant DeNA (TYO:2432), in cooperation with Korean web portal Daum (...

  • July 25, 2012
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Cracking The Korean Mobile App Market

Sukamal Pegu is the head of developer channel J-APAC at InMobi. For any mobile app questions, you can get in touch via Linkedin. With an est...

  • September 17, 2012
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China’s Sohu Goes Gangnam Style, Wants to Acquire Korean Film Studio?

China’s video-streaming sites rely on big-name TV serials to bring in lots of young users. So the rumor that the country’s third...

  • September 5, 2012
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Anipang Tops the Gaming Charts in Korea, Pushed On by KakaoTalk Game Platform

One Korean developer has been riding the wave of popularity of the chat app KakaoTalk in the country, which now has a Game Platform, pushing...

  • August 20, 2012
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LG Surpasses 5 Million LTE Handsets Sold

Korean manufacturer LG Electronics (066570:KS) announced today that it has surpassed the milestone of 5 million LTE smartphones sold last mo...

  • August 15, 2012
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Olleh4U Brings Classic MMOPRG DarkEden to Indonesia

Last month, the new Indonesian games publisher Olleh4u released the classic DarkEden in Indonesia. DarkEden is an online, horror-themed MMOR...

  • August 3, 2012
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Finding Asia’s Place on the Internet World Map

I’m a big fan of any visualization that gives me a better idea of what the Internet looks like and one Russian web developer has creat...

  • August 2, 2012
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Funded by heavy-hitters, DocDoc lets you see a doctor’s schedule and make appointments in real-time

Investors include Silicon Valley VC Dave McClure, ex-DBS Bank chairman Koh Boon Hwee, and Singapore's Jungle Ventures.

  • August 1, 2012
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Korea’s Game Publisher Neowiz to Target China for Mobile Gaming

According to a report by Korea’s Yonhap News Agency, Neowiz Games (KOSDAQ:095660) is keen to move into China’s mobile gaming spa...

  • July 30, 2012
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Korea is King of Wireless Broadband, But Japan Leads in Mobile Subscriptions

The OECD (Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development) recently released a bunch of broadband-related statistics, and this include...

  • July 23, 2012
  • at 10:30 pm
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