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Cyber Security Predictions for 2015: Were the Experts Right?

About this time last year, experts and analysts all placed their official predictions for the cyber threat landscape in 2015. Now that a year has come and gone, it would be interesting to see if these…

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Top five healthcare trends from technology startups

Technology has been integral in medical advancement and personal health. Now more than ever, technology is readily available to people of developed countries, mostly in the form of smart phones and devices. Recently, a surge in…

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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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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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Amore Pacific invests into Korean IoT beauty startup, Way Wearable

Way Wearble, the developer of ‘Way’ the world’s first skin care IoT solution has received an investment from Amore Pacific which is Asia’s leading cosmetics·beauty corporation. Way Wearable is preparing for mass production and service development of…

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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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UAE VC MENA Apps invests US$170 million into Korean Startup with Towerless Internet Technology

  On the 21st September, global satellite communication company DiGiFi Korea was successful with securing an investment worth US$170 million (KRW 200 billion) from UAE’s largest venture investment company, MENA Apps. Founded in 2014, DiGiFi Korea…

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Softbank Ventures, invests into Gaudi Audio Lab – VR Audio startup

On September 1, Softbank Ventures Korea announced a joint investment deal with Capstone Partners for an amount US$920k which is to be invested into Gaudi Audio Lab. When founded, Gaudi Audio Lab’s mission was to provides the…

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KakaoTalk Introduces In-chat Search Feature, KakaoTalk #Search!

Daum Kakao Corp., provider of Korea’s number one messaging app KakaoTalk, today announced the official launch of #Search (pronounced ‘sharp search’) and Channel for KakaoTalk. #Search allows users to search and share information directly from the…

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The Korean Gaming Industry Doesn’t Stick Out As One That Needs Support… But They’re Getting It

According to an article on Business Korea, the Korean government is planning to invest at least $209 million USD over the next five years to promote the growth of the game industry. This comes in a…

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This Korean Startup Allows Developers To Add Voice, Video, & Chat To Web/Mobile Apps With A Few Lines Of Code

‘Appspand’ is an advanced communication service, allowing voice, video, and chat to be added to any web/mobile app, with a few lines of additional code. Uberple was founded in Jan 2013 with the vision of dramatically…

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This Korean Startup Brings Computer Science Education Into The Digtal Age

The programming and Software education market is booming in Korea. Starting from next year, domestic software education will become mandatory for middle school students, and by 2018 it will become part of the national curriculum for…

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‘A-33 Studio,’ A Seoul Based Gaming Startup, Aims To Revolutionize Moble Gaming

K Cube Ventures recently announced a $700,000 investment into mobile game developer ‘A-33 Studio.’ With this investment A-33 Studio will focus on ramping up their mobile FPS game production and aim to be ready to release…

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Korean Government Plans Easing of Fintech and IoT Regulations To Encourage Growth

As reported by Business Korea, the  Korean government recently announced that it plans to relax regulations on new innovation-driven industries, including as financial technology (fintech) and the Internet of Things (IoT). This is a positive regulatory signal…

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beSUCCESS Talks With Tapjoy & 5Rocks About Their Recent Merger, And Ongoing Integration

  “The Core of Mobile Advertising is Demand Estimation” Tapjoy, the company that recently acquired 5Rocks talked with a beSUCCESS editor about their first jointly produced product. In August this year mobile game analytics company 5Rocks…

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One of Seoul’s Top Accelerators – DEV Korea

Another promising initiative is Digital Entertainment Ventures (DEV). Launched in New York in 2012, DEV focuses mainly on media, entertainment and platform businesses, and only recently expanded to Korea. According to Kaine Kim the Co-CEO of…

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Is Korea On The Verge of an IoT Boom? beSUCCESS Aims To Find Out

Korea has traditionally been a powerhouse of manufacturing. Samsung, LG and Hyundai are formidable players in their respective industries globally and there are a myriad of smaller domestic companies that either support the big boys or…

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Samsung Gear VR, In Partnership with Oculus VR, Set To Launch In U.S. Next Month

  Samsung has recently announced that it plans to launch its first virtual reality headset in the U.S. in December 2014. According to a company statement it will then gradually expand the service into other countries….

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DaumKakao Launches Korea’s First Mobile Money Transfer Service

Daum Kakao has finally launched its mobile money service, BankWalletKakao, a service allows users to spend up to $450 per day and transfer up to $90 per day. A number of other major players are likely…

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Despite Being The Most Wired City, Seoul Lags in The ‘Networked Society City Index’

Networked Society Lab published their “Networked Society City Index” report measuring the ICT maturity of the world’s major cities at the 2014 Business Innovation Forum recently held in Stockholm, Sweden, reported Business Korea. Stockholm, Sweden ranked…

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