Chat-app enabled ride-hailing arrives in Seoul.
Daum Kakao, the parent company of South Korea’s most popular messaging app KakaoTalk, wholly acquired Kids Note Inc., the maker of a childcare app.
Following a media uproar regarding South Korea's alleged plans to curb the spread of online rumors, Daum Kakao is trying to assure its users their data is safe.
Our first glimpse of how Korea’s big merger is panning out came today with the 3Q earnings report. Kakao, through games revenue, is holding the line.
Dr. Serkan Toto gave a presentation on trends in mobile gaming in Asia at the Astro #GOInnovate conference in Cyberjaya, Kuala Lumpur, last weekend.
The newly merged firm, which will be called Daum-Kakao, will certainly give Korea’s other unicorn Naver a run for its money.
Is it a plane? Is it a bird? No! It's Kakao! One of the most representative figures in the Korean League of Legends scene. His evil plot to dominate Season 4 World Championship has been in the making ...
19 of the hottest South Korean startups came to Tokyo looking for business partners – here’s our top five favorites
19 of the hottest South Korean startups came to Tokyo looking for business partners for Startup Alliance Korea. Here are the top five from their demo day.
One week ago, internet users in China started to report malfunctions on popular foreign services Line, KakaoTalk, Flickr, and OneDrive. The disruptions have yet to subside at the time of writing. Medi...
Korean messaging app KakaoTalk to merge with Daum, the country’s second-largest web portal (UPDATED)
In yet another major development in the global chat app wars, popular Korea-based messaging startup Kakao looks set to merge with Daum, the country’s second-largest web portal. The Korea Herald report...
Korean chat app company, Kakao, has disclosed that its 2013 revenue hit $203 million, netting $59 million in profits.
Over the past ten years, traditional media outlets from the pre-internet era have been forced to compete with online media outlets of various shapes and colors. Recently, upstart entities like Buzzfee...
This is what it looks like when you splice an airplane shoot ‘em up like 1942 with a free-running game like Temple Run, and it is one sexy looking mutant.
In order to fight back against the ‘Kakao tax’, Google is offering to lend its own brand to local Korean app developers.
Chat apps and their extensions will emerge as a key platform for retailers to tap into a massive mobile userbase and drive footfall into brick and mortar stores.