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Daum Kakao will release taxi-hailing app in South Korea

By working with local taxi associations, the company hopes to avoid the resistance faced by rivals such as Uber Technologies

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Daum Kakao CEO accused of allowing sharing of child porn on company's messenger app

South Korean police are investigating allegations that more than 10,000 users of Daum Kakao's mobile app exchanged child pornography images

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Virtual reality draws the crowds at Korea's G-Star game show

South Korean game studios showed off content for the Oculus Rift as its developer demoed the latest headset prototype

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Samsung 'eye mouse' helps the paralyzed use PCs, will be made open-source

Samsung has no plans to sell Eyecan+, saying instead that it will open-source the technology and design

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Samsung eyes cheaper smartphones as profit plunges

Chinese rivals with low-cost phones are chipping away at Samsung's market share.

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LG smartphone sales soar, boosted by G3

The South Korean electronics maker shipped a record 16.8 million smartphones in the quarter

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LG wades into processor development with G3 Screen

The octa-core Nuclun microprocessor may help LG diversify amid competition

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Samsung '5G' test hits speeds 30 times faster than LTE

The company also said it logged 1.2Gbps in vehicle tests for 5G technologies

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Samsung forecasts bleak Q3 as smartphone sales suffer

Samsung's mid to low-end smartphones lost out in the quarter to cheaper devices from China

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Uber defends its ride-sharing platform as Seoul plans to ban it

The head of Uber's Asia business said the company only partners with licensed companies and drivers

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Samsung profit sags amid Chinese competition

Chinese rivals are chipping away at Samsung's profit

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Samsung delays launch of Tizen smartphone

The phone running an alternative to Android was set to debut in Russia

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South Korea and EU to hammer out 5G standards together

South Korean and European officials signed an agreement to jointly fund 5G mobile network research and to work together on global standards

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South Korean Kakao messaging app to merge with portal Daum

The merger will combine messaging, a search engine, display advertising and a gaming business

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Wearables startups highlight health of South Korean innovation

88 startups presented at the fourth annual beLaunch event in Seoul