Naver spent 6 years developing Whale from scratch. Built on Chromium, Google's own open source project, Whale functions sort of like Chrome but its use…
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Kakao Pay is set to become the first mobile-only fintech platform on the KOSPI. With over 35 million users, the company is estimated to be worth $10 bi…
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A global semiconductor supply chain crisis. Between goofy projections for demand, natural disasters hampering production, and rapid digitalization incl…
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Retail giant Lotte is acquiring Joongganara, Korea’s largest online ‘reseller’ platform, for $100 million. The deal comes just days after Shinsegae’s E…
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Naver and Shinsegae are swapping $220 million worth of stocks to boost their e-commerce business lines. We can’t talk Korean tech without dropping a li…
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E-commerce IPOs in the US. This Thursday, Coupang (NYSE: CPNG) became the largest foreign company to make its US trading debut since Alibaba went publi…
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Autonomous vehicles, dating app booms, and IPOs galore
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