That's growth of 126 percent year-on-year.
Line is branching into HR with the help of a local recruiting firm. The new service will go live in February.
Only a week into the new year and already the storyline for Tech in Japan 2015 are coming into focus. Yes, there is more than just Line Taxi.
Line's entry into the on-demand taxi industry could be a big hit in Japan. But what does that mean for the rest of Asia?
Line says it will allocate the additional revenue to improving the Line Creator's Market experience.
As the world of mobile payments integrates with social media, the lines between communication and commerce will continue to blur.
Thailand government listens in on entire country’s 33 million Line users, says ICT minister (UPDATE: Line denies)
Thailand's ICT Minister said Thai authorities “can monitor all of the nearly 40 million Line messages sent by people in Thailand each day.”
By creating this fund, it hopes to find “new sources of growth for Daum Kakao” and move away from its core messaging service.
Akira Morikawa, who oversaw Line's growth into an international messaging juggernaut, will pass the torch in March.
Line Music, a joint venture with Sony Music Entertainment and Avex Digital, will focus on the Japanese market while MixRadio will appeal to a global audience.
Simply put, a shared bill is a royal pain in the butt to settle.
While Line does caution that the full rollout could take up to one month, the company makes it very clear that Line Pay comes packaged with the latest version o...
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Line Creators Market now has 270,000 sticker creators from 145 countries, with the top ten sticker sets averaging more than $300,000 in sales each.
Cubie, once a promising chat app set to contend with Line and WhatsApp, has been stuck on a hamster wheel. But its new leadership team has devised a fresh visio...
Chat apps like Line do well in Indonesia. This could partly be due to the irresistibly cute Brown and Cony stickers that portray emotions better than simple tex...
While imperfect, Whatsapp's introduction of the encryption feature should be lauded.
Ten companies qualify but the list is likely to change in the near future.