VNG, Vietnam's top consumer tech company, just announced that its chat app, Zalo, just hit 30 million registered users.
Line earned US$236 million and increased its monthly active user count to 205 million between January and March.
After growing Line into a global phenomenon, Akira Morikawa is ready to start from scratch.
Six months after cancelling its previous bid, Line has a new CEO and a host of new services.
Line Taxi is taking advantage of a key partnership with a local taxi company’s army of cars, expanding its reach far beyond that of Uber’s.
Consumers in Thailand are using Instagram stores to discover products and then discuss the sale via Line.
The Japanese chat app continues to flesh out its lifestyle services suite.
The business accounts are now available in 17 languages. There is a paid option for individuals and organizations who want to connect with large fan bases.
The investment gives Line access to a pipeline of young female stars.
One year after getting bought by Naver, Gogolook continues to look for growth.
BuzzFeed VP Scott Lamb explains there’s more to making content go viral than one-liners, listicles, and hyperbolic headlines.
Gree lost $65 million in the latest quarter as the former mobile gaming heavyweight searches for a hit game and revenue outside of its core business.
Line, the popular messaging app with 181 million monthly active users at the last count, is set to launch online grocery deliveries across Southeast Asia.
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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