All posts tagged "Daum"

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    Ex-Daum Kakao head Lee Sirgoo indicted

    By Kim Rahn Prosecutors indicted former head of Daum Kakao, Lee Sir-goo, without physical detention on charges of negligence in allowing child pornography to be shared on the company’s social networking service, Wednesday. According to the Suwon...

    • Posted November 4, 2015
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    Daum Kakao to change its name to Kakao

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — Daum Kakao Corp., the operator of South Korea’s top mobile messenger, KakaoTalk, said Tuesday it will seek to change its company name to Kakao at the upcoming shareholder meeting, as part of a push...

    • Posted September 1, 2015
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  • Rim Ji-hoon, 35, head of investment firm K Cube Ventures, will become the new CEO of Daum Kakao, the company said on Aug. 10, 2015. (Yonhap)
    Daum Kakao appoints S. Korea’s youngest CEO

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The South Korean company behind popular mobile messenger app Kakao Talk named a 34-year-old startup investor as CEO who will be the country’s youngest corporate boss. Rim Ji-hoon was named CEO of...

    • Posted August 10, 2015
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  • Daum
    Daum Kakao-Seoul offer real-time natural disaster updates

    By Kim Yoo-chul Daum Kakao, the nation’s largest messenger app operator, said Friday it has agreed with the Seoul Metropolitan Government (SMG) to provide citizens with real-time information on natural disasters via its popular KakaoTalk platform. “When...

    • Posted January 30, 2015
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    Search warrants on Daum Kakao user data grow fourfold in 2 years

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — Search warrants on user data of Daum Kakao Corp., South Korea’s Internet portal and mobile messenger venture, grew fourfold in the last two years, the company said in its transparency report released Friday, amid...

    • Posted January 23, 2015
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  • Daum Kakao CEO Lee Sir-goo enters the Daejeon Metropolitan Police Agency office Wednesday to be questioned over allegations the company has been negligent in detecting child pornography on its social networking service. (Yonhap)
    Probe on Daum Kakao CEO causes overregulation controversy

    By Yoon Sung-won The questioning of Daum Kakao CEO Lee Sir-goo by police Wednesday has triggered a dispute over excessive regulation of domestic online service providers. The Daejeon Metropolitan Police Agency said that it summoned Lee, the...

    • Posted December 11, 2014
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  • Daum Kakao co-CEO Lee Sir-goo (Yonhap)
    Daum Kakao CEO faces summons for inaction over child pornography

    DAEJEON, Dec. 10 (Yonhap) — The head of South Korea’s top mobile messenger operator, Daum Kakao, will be summoned for questioning in the near future on charges of allowing massive amounts of child pornography to be shared...

    • Posted December 10, 2014
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