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Kakao needs a new revenue stream, plans to expand into delivery service

Kakao Corp. (KOSDAQ 035720) today reported third quarter financial results under Korean-IFRS. Kakao’s consolidated revenue for the quarter was KRW 229.6 billion with mobile businesses making up 56%. For the third quarter, Kakao focused on actively…

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Watch Japan’s first commercial jetliner from Mitsubishi take its maiden flight

Japan’s first commercial jet, The Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ) – developed by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, in half a century made its maiden flight on Wednesday. The two-engine aircraft, approximately 35 metres (115ft) long, flew smoothly upward into…

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Now Kakao delivers fresh oranges into your house

Kakao will launch a pilot program called Kakao Farmer to deliver mandarin oranges produced in Jeju Island todeliver it to consumers when it is in its most delicious state. The pilot operation that began Tuesday will…

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Netflix Spends Invest $50 Million in ‘Okja’ from Director Bong Joon Ho

Netflix will invest $50 million in upcoming South Korean film Okja by Bong Joon Ho which will be co-produced by Plan B Entertainment, an American film production studio co-founded by Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston. Okja is…

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Samsung’s improved Gear VR is now up for preorder at $99

Samsung’s improved mobile VR headset is ready for the taking the ordering. Oculus announced Samsung’s Gear VR will ship on November 20 with pre-orders kicking off Tuesday. The device costs $99, and can be purchased through Samsung’s…

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Multi-SNS advertising app Tenping secures investment from Capstone Partners

10th November 2015 – Tenping, a public company providing real time mobile rumor service revealed it had received an investment from Capstone Partners. Tenping is a marketing service that allows advertising content to be released in native format….

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Food app Gormey providing recommendations by food critics get major update

Gormey, an app that is aimed at providing credible restaurant recommendations recently announced major updates for both iOS and Android releases.  Although there are many restaurant recommendation apps on the market, Gormey brings a whole new…

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Korean Startup ‘Fluenty’ Launched TALKEY, A Reply Suggestion AI for Smartwatches

November 5th, 2015 (Seoul, Republic of Korea) – A study last fall from Tecmark reported that the average smartphone owner checks their phone 221 times per day. The promise of devices like smartwatches is to reduce…

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Rehabilitation Solution Startup NEOFECT, Receives ISO and CE mark to expand to EU market

October 26, Seoul, Korea – Smart rehabilitation solution startup, NEOFECT announced on Oct. 26th that they received the ISO 13485 certificate (Quality Management System for the design and manufacture of medical devices) and the CE mark. NEOFECT…

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Instagram released one-second looping video app ‘Boomerang’

Instagram on Thursday introduced its newest app called Boomerang. The app lets you create short, shareable animations that play from beginning to end and then from end to beginning. A single press on the capture button takes a…

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Kono Labs releases artificial intelligence scheduler ‘Kono’

Kono Labs the developer of an artificial intelligence scheduling service, released their native iOS app Kono for both Apple and Android in USA and Korea. Kono works with calendars inbuilt into smartphones like Google Calendar and simplifies…

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NEOFECT shows how a robotic glove can help stroke victims

Editor’s note : This article ‘NEOFECT shows how a robotic glove can help stroke victims’ was orginally published by e27’s Elaine Huang Meet NEOFECT, a South Korean tech company that wants to change the face of…

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Everyone’s livestreaming, broadcasting on mobile

Editor’s note : This article ‘Everyone’s livestreaming, broadcasting on mobile’ was originally published by e27’s Elaine Huang On smartphone screens worldwide, Kim Yubin and Lee Sunmi of famous Korean pop (K-pop) quartet Wonder Girls greet V users…

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Make your own viral video ads to entice users with Hooreel

Editor’s note : This article ‘Make your own viral video ads to entice users with Hooreel’ was orginally published by e27’s Elaine Huang Late last month, South Korean startup IndieCF launched its first iOS application Hooreel…

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Yellowmobile records US$66 million Q2 sales

  As revealed on the 31st August, mobile service provider YellowMobile has reported Q2 sales total of US$66m which is up 533% from the same period last year.  Compared to Q1 figures, sales has grown by 38%. YellowMobile’s Q2…

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Daum Kakao Accelerates Mobile Innovation; shifts from current Co-CEO structure to single CEO

Daum Kakao announced that it nominated Ji Hoon Rim, current CEO of K Cube Ventures, as the new CEO of Daum Kakao. In order to swiftly drive change and innovation in the rapidly evolving mobile era, the…

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Stretchable silver narowire mesh heats up your sore muscles

Korean researchers at the Center for Nanoparticle Research, Institute for Basic Science in Seoul have developed a stretchable silver nanowire mesh that heats your joints no matter how you bend them. (IBS was founded in 2011 by the…

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SparkLabs 5th Batch’s Demo Day Reflects Korea’s Continued Startup Hot Streak

SparkLabs (www.sparklabs.co.kr), Asia’s leading startup accelerator, is hosting their fifth demo day in Seoul, Korea. With over 1,700 people registered to attend, startup fever in South Korea is reaching an all-time high. “We expect to break…

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Meet WAY, a chic and compact device for your skin

This article ‘Meet WAY, a chic and compact device for your skin’ was originally published by e27’s Elaine Huang Having seen it in person, WAY is chic, compact and combines data from sensors to provide pollution, weather and…

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Korean Robot, Team KAIST, Wins $2M Prize in DARPA Challenge

A robotics team from South Korea took home the $2 million first-place prize in a competition this weekend to design robots that could aid humans in a natural or man-made disaster. The team is a collaboration…

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