Post Tagged with: "Korea"

Samsung Begins Trialling Its Payments Service In Korea
/ July 16, 2015 1:50 pm
Samsung Begins Trialling Its Payments Service In Korea

TechCrunch reports: "Samsung has begun rolling out its answer to Apple Pay in Korea this week. The service is called Samsung Pay and it is powered by LoopPay, the Boston-based company that Samsung snapped up earlier this year.". Read More

Samsung’s New TV Can Become Curved at Will, Lands in Korea August 1
/ July 31, 2014 12:12 pm
Samsung’s New TV Can Become Curved at Will, Lands in Korea August 1

Mashable reports “In the last year or so, Samsung, LG and other TV manufacturers have placed big bets on curved TV sets which are, supposedly, more immersive than ones with regular, flat screens.” . Read More

Korbit Raises $400K from Silicon Valley Investors
/ January 21, 2014 5:16 pm
Korbit Raises $400K from Silicon Valley Investors

VentureBeat reports that Korean Bitcoin startup, Korbit has raised $400,000. The funding round was led by prominent Bitcoin supporters, which include Tim Draper (DFJ), Naval Ravikant (AngelList), David Lee (SV Angel), and Barry Silbert (Bitcoin Opportunity Fund). Korbit was formed in July 2013 as Korea’s first Bitcoin startup. Read More

Silverblue Invests $400,000 in Korea’s Coinplug
/ November 25, 2013 4:10 pm
Silverblue Invests $400,000 in Korea’s Coinplug

Silverblue, a Cupertino-based investment firm, said on Monday it has invested $400,000 in Coinplug, a Korea-based Bitcoin startup founded in June. Coinplug offers services that help Asian merchants accept Bitcoin virtual currency. The company, which has a Silicon Valley engineering team, said it will use the funds to develop an online and mobile Bitcoin trading platform initially serving Korean users. Read More

Puzzle & Dragons Sold 2 Million Copies in North America
/ November 8, 2013 3:45 pm
Puzzle & Dragons Sold 2 Million Copies in North America

GamesIndustryBiz reports that GungHo Online Entertainment reports that its popular game, Puzzle & Dragons, has now sold over 2 million copies in North America and 23 million copies of the game have been downloaded in North America, Japan and Korea. "It hasn't seen a huge success, especially compared to Japan. We're looking at with a long term perspective and we will continue to update it with new content. . Read More

Amazon Web Services Ventures into World of Cloud Gaming
/ November 6, 2013 6:06 pm
Amazon Web Services Ventures into World of Cloud Gaming

VentureBeat reports that Amazon Web Services (AWS), the cloud computing section of the company, has now released a new instance type (G2). The new instance has been designed for applications which require 3D graphics capabilities. Read More

The Next Web: Korea’s KakaoHome Reaches 1 Million Downloads
/ May 27, 2013 12:29 pm
The Next Web: Korea’s KakaoHome Reaches 1 Million Downloads

The Next Web reports that KakaoHome, the Android app from South Korea’s top messaging company Kakao, has surpassed the one million download mark just four days after it crossed 500,000 downloads. The number shown on its Google Play page is remarkable given that KakaoHome was released just 13 days back and is only available in Korea. Read More

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