All posts tagged "Naver"

  • 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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  • The companies announced the merge on Monday.
    Korean IT giants Daum and KakaoTalk to merge

    By Yoon Sung-won Daum Communications, the nation’s second-largest web portal, announced Monday it will acquire Kakao, the operator of the nation’s top mobile instant messenger service, foretelling an upheaval in the local mobile and Internet industry. As...

    • Posted May 27, 2014
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    Naver to export webtoons

    By Kim Rahn Korea’s biggest portal site operator is set to export a new genre within the Korean culture ― webtoons. Naver said Sunday that beginning this year, it will provide foreign-language services for the online comic...

    • Posted March 24, 2014
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    Kakao tops Naver in brand value

    By Kim Rahn Kakao Talk topped Naver in brand value, a survey showed, Sunday. Brandstock, a research firm specializing in the ranking of brands, said Kakao Talk ranked first in its survey in the Internet category in...

    • Posted February 24, 2014
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    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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    Google expands ad market presence in Korea

    By Choi Kyong-ae Google stands to further benefit from Korea’s display-ad market as local smartphone users face bigger exposure to ads on mobile devices, industry sources said Thursday. The global search engine’s display-ad revenue in Korea more...

    • Posted February 20, 2014
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    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
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