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Google’s struggle to maintain their position in Korean market is a prime example of foreign corporations unable to penetrate the walls that surround the peninsula. …

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Wealthy Koreans are associated with inherited Chaebol wealth.  That trend has changed in recents years with the emergence of the tech startup industry and the …

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K-Cube Ventures

  K-Cube Ventures should become the #1 venture capital firm Korea now that Daum Kakao owns the company.  Right?  Maybe not…  Daum Kakao grows bigger …

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Naver announced on the 16th that they are launching their own URL shortener similar to Google’s goo.gl. Naver’s shortener is named me2.do, an obvious resemblance …

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In conjunction with the Korea Communications Commission, Money Today recently listed its top three Korean apps for April. Along with apps from the other months, this …

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SNS Sites

From Bloter and IT Today comes news of a new domestic SNS contender called Helizet. Though Korea’s internet is littered with the graves of ill-fated start-ups, Helizet has …

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Next week the New York Times will set the final stones in its labyrinthine and over-priced paywall. While newspapers in the West (i.e. Wall Street …

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Korean Startup

I recently wrote a post looking at the contrasting fortunes of Google and Korea’s tottering SNS giant Cyworld. As much as anyone, I was very sceptical …

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