Posts Tagged: Korea

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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Viewing Controversies in the Asian eSports Scene

Just recently, the Monster Gaming Elo boosting scandal has been made public. Worried about the eSports scene? This isn't the first time.

  • July 29, 2013
  • at 10:03 pm
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In South Korea, Startup Visas To Be Given To Facilitate Foreign Investment And Employment

"...the South Korean Ministry of Justice announced the revision of the ‘Enforcement Decree of the Immigration Control Act’, which includ...

  • July 28, 2013
  • at 12:15 pm
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More Research Please: Samsung to Spend $4.5 Billion on 5 New R&D Facilities in Korea

Samsung (005930:KS) is spending a huge amount of money on its tech research capabilties in the next few years as the Korean giant battles Ap...

  • July 4, 2013
  • at 2:01 pm
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Globe Telecom Partnership Means Traveling Koreans and Filipinos Can Enjoy 4G in Both Countries

Go on a trip abroad and bring the LTE internet speed with you. How cool is that?

  • July 2, 2013
  • at 1:30 pm
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Korea’s Com2uS Gets 28 Million Monthly Active Users, Launches 3 More Titles

We spoke with a Com2Us representative, and he reveals interesting information to us about the Korean gaming company.

  • June 20, 2013
  • at 4:43 pm
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SI Camp Asia Now Seeking Ideas for Civic Startups, Visits 7 Countries This Summer

We’re a big fan of civic-minded startups here at TechinAsia, though we don’t find that many of them. Thankfully a lot more will be bloss...

  • June 13, 2013
  • at 8:30 pm
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Maker of Korean Hit Game Anipang, SundayToz Talks About Its Story

Korean game studio SundayToz was founded by three friends, Kevin Lee Jungwoong, Hyunsoo Im, and Chanseok Park in 2008. Not many people may k...

  • May 24, 2013
  • at 8:08 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
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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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8 Reasons Why Korean Mobile RPG Zenonia Has 40 Million Downloads

Started in 2008, Korean mobile RPG game Zenonia has a total of 40 million downloads globally. The latest in the series is Zenonia 5. Zenonia...

  • July 29, 2013
  • at 11:13 am
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Real Soccer Online 2: Sports Simulation Given the MMO Treatment

Ask the average gamer if they have played a soccer video game on PC and chances are they sampled both Electronic Arts’ Fifa and Konami’s...

  • July 26, 2013
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7 Major Challenges Holding Back Tech Ecosystems Across Asia - 2013

7 Major Challenges Holding Back Tech Ecosystems Across Asia

Despite the strength and diversity of Asia’s tech ecosystems, there are a lot of problems and peculiarities that hold back these count...

  • July 3, 2013
  • at 9:46 pm
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In a Major Milestone, Korean-Made KakaoTalk Reaches 100 Million Users

After three years and three months in action, the Korean startup KakaoTalk has surpassed 100 million users on its social messaging app. It&#...

  • July 2, 2013
  • at 10:33 am
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KakaoTalk Releases PC Version To Compete with Line, Viber, and Skype

KakaoTalk is now entering the desktop chatting battle with KakaoTalk PC. We'll see how it fares against an already crowded space.

  • June 20, 2013
  • at 1:35 pm
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Friendster to Promote KakaoTalk in Malaysia, Sets up Kakao Malaysia Subsidiary

In a big move into Malaysia, Friendster has agreed with Korean startup Kakao to help promote its chat and social messaging apps KakaoTalk an...

  • June 4, 2013
  • at 3:58 pm
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US, Japan, Korea Drive about 80% of Google Play’s Games Revenue

80 percent of all games revenue on Google Play is generated from US, Japan, and Korea.

  • May 24, 2013
  • at 10:38 am
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