All posts tagged "Line"

  • (Yonhap)
    Naver’s LINE app becomes world’s second-most profitable app on iOS

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — LINE, a mobile messenger operated by the Japanese arm of Naver Corp., has become the second-most profitable app to be sold on Apple Inc.’s mobile market, data showed Friday. LINE ranked No. 2 on...

    • Posted September 4, 2015
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  • (Courtesy of Line)
    Number of Line app users to top 700 mil. this year

    By Bahk Eun-ji The number of Line users is expected to exceed 700 million this year, according to officials and analysts Sunday. Naver, the South Korean-based developer of the app, saw the number of users cross 600...

    • Posted February 9, 2015
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  • (Yonhap)
    Naver rolls out LINE Pay in Japan before S. Korea, China

    By Kim Seung-yeon SEOUL (Yonhap) — Naver Corp. South Korea’s top Internet portal operator, released Tuesday a mobile payment platform in Japan as part of efforts to diversify its business. LINE Pay is now available for service...

    • Posted December 16, 2014
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  • Naver followed suit after Daum Kakao announced an active protest against government requests to view its message database.
    Naver’s operating profit jumps 88%

    By Yoon Sung-won Naver, the nation’s largest Internet service provider, said Thursday its operating profit in the third quarter jumped 88 percent from a year ago on the back of strong sales growth in overseas markets. Its...

    • Posted October 30, 2014
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  • LINE, KakaoTalk.
    Kakao, LINE may be used by terrorists: Chinese authority

    By Kang Yoon-seung SEOUL (Yonhap) — South Korea said Thursday it confirmed that Chinese authorities had intentionally blocked services of Kakao and LINE mobile messengers on fears of abuse by terrorist groups. Talks are underway to normalize...

    • Posted August 7, 2014
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  • (Yonhap)
    Naver challenged by Facebook

    By Kim Yoo-chul Facebook is likely to stand in the way of Naver’s attempt to become a major force in the global mobile messenger market because the U.S. firm’s buyout of WhatsApp is expected to limit the...

    • Posted February 21, 2014
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  • Lee Hae-jin
    NAVER Chief’s Share Value Tops One Trillion Won ($939.4 M)

    (Yonhap) Lee Hae-jin, the head of Korea’s No. 1 internet portal operator NAVER Corp., saw his share value hover above one trillion won ($939.4 million) on the back of its messenger service LINE, data showed Wednesday. The...

    • Posted October 15, 2013
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