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Kakao plots M&A after $1B funding round

South Korea-based messaging app provider Kakao detailed plans to go on the offensive by pursuing …

South Korea approves first online-only banks

South Korea’s financial regulator has given preliminary approval to two consortiums ― led by mobile …

Kakao signs up Tencent, eBay for banking licence bid – report

South Korean firm Kakao’s bid for a domestic internet banking licence is being bolstered by …

Korea’s Daum Kakao names new CEO

Daum Kakao, the company behind South Korea’s popular messaging service KakaoTalk, has named a new …

Daum Kakao’s net profit doubles on merger gain

Daum Kakao, the company behind South Korea’s most popular messaging app KakaoTalk, reported a sharp …

Koreans drop KakaoTalk over privacy concerns

The South Korean government’s threat to increase monitoring of social media has led to as …

Kakao reports healthy profit increase

South Korean mobile messaging app maker Kakao Corp reported a ten-fold year-on-year increase in profit …

KakaoTalk targets emerging markets on Asha phones

Kakao Corp launched its KakaoTalk messaging app for Nokia’s Asha range of feature phones aimed …

KakaoTalk hits 110M users, with 40% overseas

Messaging app KakaoTalk has topped 110 million users with 40 per cent believed to be …

Messenger apps taking regional route to success — App Annie

The recent success of messenger apps has been aided by a focus on regional growth …