Posts Tagged: Korea


A Peek Inside KakaoTalk’s Office [Gallery]

In addition to the interview we had with CEO JB Lee and Co-CEO Sirgoo Lee, we had the opportunity to bring our little tour around the office...

  • October 14, 2013
  • at 2:00 pm
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Samsung vs HTC

Smartphone boom means a record quarter for Samsung, but HTC pulls in a $101 million loss

In a very telling clash of contrasting fortunes, both Samsung (005930:KS) and HTC (TPE:2498) revealed their latest quarterly financial resul...

  • October 4, 2013
  • at 6:15 pm
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Kakao launches Spotify-esque KakaoMusic

Kakao is now entering the music business with KakaoMusic. It's just being rolled out in South Korea now, but more countries coming soon?

  • September 28, 2013
  • at 11:44 am
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Mobile MMORPG Ragnarok: War of Gods

Animoca launches mobile MMORPG Ragnarok: War of Gods, currently 2nd top grossing game on Google Play

Animoca takes Ragnarok Online to Android devices with the new mobile MMORPG Ragnarok: War of Gods.

  • September 17, 2013
  • at 6:30 pm
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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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Tumblr gradually extends its reach in Asia as it adds Korean language support

Tumblr, the popular visually-oriented blogging platform, introduced language support for Korean yesterday. In a characteristically brief pos...

  • October 10, 2013
  • at 11:38 am
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Uber Between Korea

Uber teams up with messaging app to get more Korean couples in its cars

Uber launched in South Korea this summer, and this week the fancy car booking service is trying out its first bit of social marketing in the...

  • October 1, 2013
  • at 4:18 pm
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In an absurd move, the ‘unlocked’ Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is region-locked

In an absurd move, the ‘unlocked’ Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is region-locked (UPDATED)

In a flashback to the bad old days of region-locked DVDs and games, the newly launched Samsung Galaxy Note 3 appears to be restricted to usi...

  • September 26, 2013
  • at 9:10 pm
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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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