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Taboola Partners with Purplefriends, Bringing ROI-Driven Content Marketing to Highly-Connected Korean Market

Taboola Partners with Purplefriends, Bringing ROI-Driven Content Marketing to Highly-Connected Korean Market

BANGKOK, Thailand and SEOUL, South Korea, Nov. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — Taboola®, the world’s leading discovery platform, today announced an exclusive, media partnership with Purplefriends, a full-service marketing agency based in the Republic of Korea, and a member of Yello Digital Marketing (YDM), one of Asia’s leading digital marketing groups. The collaboration will expand on [...]

MoneyGram and Kyongnam Bank Renew Relationship in South Korea

MoneyGram and Kyongnam Bank Renew Relationship in South Korea

Seoul, South Korea, Feb. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — MoneyGram (NASDAQ:MGI), a leading global money transfer company, has renewed its agreement with Kyongnam Bank, a leading bank in South Korea, to continue to provide money transfer services at the bank’s one hundred and fifty (150) locations throughout South Korea. Kyongnam Bank has been a MoneyGram agent [...]

Starbucks and Match to Host the World’s Largest Starbucks during Valentine’s Day

Starbucks and Match to Host the World’s Largest Starbucks during Valentine’s Day

SEATTLE, Jan. 29 (Korea Bizwire) – With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, Starbucks  and Match are offering singles new opportunities to connect at Starbucks. With more than 3 million members already listing “coffee and conversation” as one of their interests, starting today, Match members will now be able to use the “Meet at Starbucks” feature [...]

LG Music Flow Wi-Fi Series Takes Wireless Music to a New Level of Convenience

LG Music Flow Wi-Fi Series Takes Wireless Music to a New Level of Convenience

SEOUL, Dec. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — At the 2015 International CES in Las Vegas, LG Electronics (LG) will showcase its new Music Flow Wi-Fi Series lineup for music and movie lovers worldwide. The lineup includes the company’s first battery-powered Wi-Fi Speaker (Model H4 Portable), advanced Wi-Fi Sound Bars (Models HS7 and HS91) and the Streaming 3D Blu-ray [...]

Korbit Raises $3 Million to Expand Bitcoin Adoption in Korea

Korbit Raises $3 Million to Expand Bitcoin Adoption in Korea

SEOUL, South Korea, Aug. 25 (Korea Bizwire) – Korbit (https://www.korbit.co.kr), Korea’s leading bitcoin exchange, wallet and merchant processor, has closed a $3 million Series A funding round led by SoftBank Ventures Korea. Pantera Capital led the round from the US side, with participation from BAM Ventures and previous investors Bitcoin Opportunity Corp., Tim Draper, Pietro [...]

Samsung Revolutionizes Digital Signage with Introduction of Samsung Smart Signage TV for Small Shop and Business Owners

Samsung Revolutionizes Digital Signage with Introduction of Samsung Smart Signage TV for Small Shop and Business Owners

SEOUL, August 18 (Korea Bizwire) – Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. today introduced Samsung Smart Signage TV, a revolutionary new type of TV designed for small and medium businesses (SMBs) and small office/home office (SOHO) owners. The business solution combines the informational and promotional benefits of digital display with the entertainment value of live TV for [...]

LG to Unveil World’s First 21:9 Curved IPS UltraWide Monitor at IFA 2014

LG to Unveil World’s First 21:9 Curved IPS UltraWide Monitor at IFA 2014

SEOUL, Aug. 18 (Korea Bizwire) ― LG Electronics (LG) will be unveiling its newest IPS 21:9 Curved UltraWide Monitor (model 34UC97) and other compelling monitor offerings at IFA 2014 in Berlin, Germany. The world’s first monitor to incorporate a curved IPS screen with a 21:9 aspect ratio, the eye-catching 34-inch monitor provides remarkable picture quality [...]

LG Begins Shipping LTE Version of G Pad 8.0

LG Begins Shipping LTE Version of G Pad 8.0

SEOUL, Aug. 14 (Korea Bizwie) ― In an effort to expand its leadership in LTE from smartphones to tablets, LG Electronics (LG) today unveiled an LTE version of the G Pad 8.0, offering blazing fast outdoor connectivity and portability for on-the-go media consumption. The LG G Pad 8.0 LTE offers the right balance of performance and [...]

Samsung Introduces Galaxy Alpha, the evolution of Galaxy Design

Samsung Introduces Galaxy Alpha, the evolution of Galaxy Design

SEOUL, August 13 (Korea Bizwire) -- Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. today unveiled its new design approach with the Galaxy Alpha. The latest addition to Samsung’s Galaxy smartphone line, the Galaxy Alpha features a sophisticated design in a carefully constructed compact body with a metal frame and a solid finish, while still maintaining the flagship Galaxy [...]

LG Announces Start of Sales of 105-Inch 21:9 CURVED ULTRA HD TV

LG Announces Start of Sales of 105-Inch 21:9 CURVED ULTRA HD TV

SEOUL, Jul. 29 (Korea Bizwire) ― First shown to the public at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in January, the 105-inch CURVED ULTRA HD TV from LG Electronics (LG) became available for pre-orders this week in South Korea. With a resolution of over 11 million pixels (5120 x 2160) and CinemaScope 21:9 aspect ratio, LG’s [...]