Dave Morin wrote on Medium that Path will be acquired by Kakao. I wonder what strategies are there behind this acquisition since it’s quite a known fact that Pa...
VNG, Vietnam's top consumer tech company, just announced that its chat app, Zalo, just hit 30 million registered users.
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Kakao Taxi is set to launch in the first quarter of 2015, initially just in South Korea.
As the world of mobile payments integrates with social media, the lines between communication and commerce will continue to blur.
By creating this fund, it hopes to find “new sources of growth for Daum Kakao” and move away from its core messaging service.
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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.
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Daum Kakao had initially complied with the authorities, providing the communication logs of users on a weekly basis.
The newly merged firm, which will be called Daum-Kakao, will certainly give Korea’s other unicorn Naver a run for its money.
Status updates made by users in Japan now support Pusheen, Meep, and other stickers in the comments.
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KakaoTalk adds in epayments to its messaging app. But at the moment this is just for South Korea and for Android users.
KakaoTalk now has 520 social games, along with 20 million monthly active gamers.
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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-lar...
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Korean chat app company, Kakao, has disclosed that its 2013 revenue hit $203 million, netting $59 million in profits.
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Chinese web and game company Tencent is boosting its mobile gaming prowess today by paying US$500 million for a stake in South Korea’s CJ Games.
In order to fight back against the ‘Kakao tax’, Google is offering to lend its own brand to local Korean app developers.
Viettel, Vietnam's biggest telco, has expressed interest in acquiring KakaoTalk, but currently KakaoTalk is unaware of these intentions. We'll see if anything p...