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Future Bright for Food Delivery Apps

Future Bright for Food Delivery Apps

SEOUL, Jan. 10 (Korea Bizwire) – Regardless of time and place, food delivery never disappoints in South Korea. Delivery has become more accessible than ever with the introduction of food delivery apps, which brought together thousands of restaurants across the country into a single location-based platform.  The market for food delivery apps has grown significantly [...]

Kakao Takes Steps to Prevent Currency Arbitrage Opportunities

Kakao Takes Steps to Prevent Currency Arbitrage Opportunities

SEOUL, Jan. 6 (Korea Bizwire) – Local tech giant Kakao is set to provide preventive measures against purchases of mobile content – namely emoticons on its messaging app Kakao Talk – using low-value currencies.  According to the company, emoticon purchases using Egyptian Pounds soared last year following the sudden plummet in the currency’s value, allowing [...]

Korean Fish Farmers Use Smartphones to Boost Efficiency

Korean Fish Farmers Use Smartphones to Boost Efficiency

TONGYEONG, South Korea, Dec. 26 (Korea Bizwire) – A smartphone-based fishing ground management system has become the next big thing for fish farm owners in Tongyeong, a coastal city in South Gyeongsang Province.  According to the city government, the system was first introduced to local fish farmers in January of this year, and has so [...]

Smartphones Indispensable, but TV Still Popular: Survey

Smartphones Indispensable, but TV Still Popular: Survey

SEOUL, Dec. 22 (Korea Bizwire) – A recent survey by the Korea Communications Commission revealed the growing importance of smartphones, with 55.5 percent of 7,385 respondents (aged 13 and above) considering the device to be an “indispensable medium”, far surpassing those who chose TV (38.6 percent) as their answer.  The gap between the two devices [...]