Posts Tagged: Korea


Korean startups at beGLOBAL 2013

Korean startups finally get all the limelight at beGLOBAL event in Silicon Valley

This past Friday, Korean startup blog beSUCCESS inaugurated its first beGLOBAL conference in Silicon Valley, bringing Korean startups togeth...

  • September 16, 2013
  • at 4:05 pm
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Asian Dota

The Asian Dota scene and why the Dota industry should care

Roster changes and team shuffling aren't the only reasons why you should keep an eye on the Asian Dota scene.

  • September 5, 2013
  • at 10:26 pm
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Counter Strike Online 2

Nexon partners with Tiancity to bring Counter Strike Online 2 to China

The sequel to Nexon's Counter Strike Online is coming to China as Nexon partners with Tiancity.

  • September 5, 2013
  • at 5:47 pm
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FIFA Online 3

Garena Online to send one lucky winner to Manchester showdown to mark launch of FIFA Online 3

Good news to football fans in Singapore and Malaysia, as Garena will be sending one lucky winner an all-expense paid trip to watch the Manch...

  • September 4, 2013
  • at 11:00 am
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King of Fighters MOBA

SNK’s King of Fighters goes MOBA, Thai servers closed beta phase beginning September 4

SNK Playmore's King of Fighters goes MOBA! Thai closed beta testing phase planned to start on September 4.

  • August 27, 2013
  • at 11:00 am
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Nexon Sponsorship League

Korean Dota takes another step with the Nexon Sponsorship League

After the Nexon Starter League, GOM TV and Nexon launches the Nexon Sponsorship League with a prize pool of over $250,000 inclusive of spons...

  • August 22, 2013
  • at 8:30 pm
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Adlatte Thailand

AdLatte, a reward-based mobile advertising platform from Korea, is now available in Thailand

AdLatte, a reward-based mobile advertising application that launched in Seoul, Korea back in August 2011 is now available in Thailand. This ...

  • August 21, 2013
  • at 2:30 pm
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Samsung Galaxy S4 sales to hit 10 million in under 1 month

Gartner: Smartphones now outsell feature phones, Samsung still way ahead

Research firm Gartner has spilled out new statistics for worldwide smartphone shipments in Q2 2013. It’s a pretty historic moment, as smar...

  • August 14, 2013
  • at 5:00 pm
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North Korean leader Kim Jong-un checks out new homegrown Android smartphone

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has checked out – and given two fat thumbs up to – a brand-new homegrown smartphone. In new pict...

  • August 12, 2013
  • at 11:15 am
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Flitto, the Korean startup that uses crowdsourcing to destroy Google Translate

Flitto just came out of beta this week in sync with TechCrunch Disrupt. Now, how does an app that was still in beta get over two million use...

  • September 13, 2013
  • at 11:00 am
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KakaoTalk looks to keep groups in touch with new KakaoGroup app

Yesterday, KaKaoTalk got a major makeover, and today it launches a new app in the form of KakaoGroup, a private, mobile group service that ...

  • September 5, 2013
  • at 7:53 pm
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KakaoTalk v4.0 Android update

Kakaotalk app gets a makeover on Android, updated to v4.0

Popular chat app Kakaotalk has been updated to v4.0 on Android today, bringing with it a makeover that refreshes the interface. There are no...

  • September 4, 2013
  • at 1:30 pm
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Moglue lets anyone create e-books for Android and iOS

“If you can use PowerPoint, you can create your own e-book.” That was the concept behind Moglue, a drag-and-drop interface for users to...

  • August 29, 2013
  • at 11:30 am
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Line considering an IPO to boost global expansion

Line recently surpassed 230 million users worldwide, and says 300 million would be the threshold for an IPO.

  • August 23, 2013
  • at 11:51 am
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KakaoTalk's KakaoPlace app

To find the best Korean food in LA, forget Yelp or Foursquare

In keeping with my theme of diaspora studies using Asia-made messaging apps, today I’m venturing into Korean territory with KakaoPlace (pi...

  • August 21, 2013
  • at 9:00 pm
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Chaos Online

Review: Let’s see if Chaos Online really is “the Korean Dota”

Why is Asiasoft's newest multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) Chaos Online dubbed as "The Korean Dota"?

  • August 20, 2013
  • at 9:36 pm
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Why is 4G adoption in Asia’s emerging markets still so slow?

As of last year, 63 percent of telcos across all Asian countries had rolled out or were developing 4G mobile data services. This proves th...

  • August 14, 2013
  • at 1:30 pm
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Uber Out of Beta in Korea, Rolls Onto Streets of Seoul

After quietly launching in beta on the streets of Seoul in June, now Uber is launching officially in the South Korean capital. Uber says it ...

  • August 2, 2013
  • at 2:00 pm
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