All posts tagged "Daum"

  • A demonstration of Daum Kakao's new cash transaction service, BankWalletKakao, released Nov. 11, 2014. The service, which allows users to make cash transactions through the Kakao Talk platform, will only be available in South Korea. (Yonhap)
    Daum Kakao starts cash transaction service

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — Daum Kakao, South Korea’s leading mobile messenger operator, on Tuesday launched BankWalletKakao, a service that allows users to transmit cash through the messenger platform. The service, arranged with 16 local banks, lets users share...

    • Posted November 11, 2014
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  • Naver followed suit after Daum Kakao announced an active protest against government requests to view its message database.
    Naver and SK join Daum Kakao in privacy protest

    By Yoon Sung-won Naver, Daum Kakao and SK Communications are acting collectively to press for protection of customers’ information. “The three leading companies agree Daum Kakao is not the only victim and this will affect everyone,” said...

    • Posted October 15, 2014
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  • Kakao Talk has apologized to its users and offered to introduce privacy mode. (Yohnhap)
    Kakao to offer ‘privacy mode’ amid gov’t monitoring fears

    By Yoon Sung-won Daum Kakao said Wednesday it will introduce a stronger privacy protection feature in its app by the end of the year. The move comes as a countermeasure to prevent more subscribers from leaving KakaoTalk...

    • Posted October 8, 2014
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  • (Kakao Talk)
    [WSJ] Daum Kakao Faces Questions Over Ability to Grow Outside South Korea

       SEOUL—A new technology company emerged Wednesday in South Korea, the product of a tie-up between two of the country’s dominant Internet players—one from the PC era, one from the mobile era. Shares of Daum Communications Corp....

    • Posted October 3, 2014
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  • (Kakao Talk)
    Kakao officially acquires Daum Communications

    By The Korea Times Los Angeles staff On Wednesday morning, Kakao officially acquired Daum Communications Corp., a fellow South Korean tech giant that specializes as a web search tool. Known for its popular mobile messenger app that...

    • Posted October 1, 2014
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  • Daum-Kakao announced its merging in May.
    Daum-Kakao to launch news service, challenge web giant Naver

    Mobile application giant Daum-Kakao is looking to launch a new mobile news application dubbed “Kakao Topic,” sources said Thursday. Much like the Facebook app Paper, Kakao Topic will aim to serve as a paper viewed on mobile...

    • Posted September 18, 2014
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  • Daum Communications Corp., South Korea's No. 2 online portal, launches a North Korean map service on Aug. 29, 2014. (Photo courtesy of Daum)
    Daum launches North Korean map service

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — Daum Communications Corp., South Korea’s No. 2 online portal operator, said Friday it has launched a map service to provide easy public access on the North’s geographic information for the first time in the...

    • Posted August 29, 2014
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