All posts tagged "Kakao Talk"

    KakaoTalk targeting $2 billion IPO

    KakaoTalk, the dominantly popular messaging and social platform in South Korea, is planning to hold an initial public offering (IPO) there in May 2015. The developer, Kakao Corp., is in talks to sign with Morgan Stanley and...

    • Posted February 21, 2014
    • 0
    Kakao trapped in growth dilemma

    By Choi Kyong-ae Kakao Corp. is seeking a breakthrough in overseas markets as it experiences a growth decline in its native Korean market. But Korea’s leading messaging app company will likely have an uphill battle in the...

    • Posted December 12, 2013
    • 0
  • Park Tae-hoon
    ‘Using personalization to offer better content’

    By Park Ji-won Park Tae-hoon, the 28-year-old CEO and founder of IT venture start-up Frograms, said he believes the power of the “cloud” for personalizing information could provide customers with great value in an era of excessive...

    • Posted November 7, 2013
    • 1
  • The American movie “Disconnect” portrays the struggles of a group of people trying to make human connections in a highly-wired world.
/  Korea Times file
    Antisocial networking

    Detaching from a world shaped by social media By Baek Byung-yeul The movie “Disconnect” was one of this year’s Hollywood clunkers, but it did still resonate with some though not others. The drama, starring Jason Bateman and...

    • Posted October 24, 2013
    • 0