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More People Using Apps for Leisure Activities as Social Distancing Rules Lifted

More People Using Apps for Leisure Activities as Social Distancing Rules Lifted

SEOUL, June 15 (Korea Bizwire) — More people are using apps for leisure activities such as movie-watching, outdoor dining and travel since the government scrapped most COVID-19 social distancing restrictions, data showed Tuesday. Local market analysis firm IGA Works analyzed some 2 billion data records from 40 million mobile devices between May 2020 and May [...]

Subway Train Information Offered via Kakao App

Subway Train Information Offered via Kakao App

SEOUL, March 25 (Korea Bizwire) — The Korea Railroad Corp. (KORAIL), a state-run railway operator, said Thursday it will share important information on subway train operations with KakaoMetro subway navigation app starting from Thursday. In case subway train operations are suspended due to accidents or natural disasters, KORAIL will provide emergency notice on the affected [...]

Growing Number of Self-employed Adopt Startup Technologies

Growing Number of Self-employed Adopt Startup Technologies

SEOUL, March 8 (Korea Bizwire) — An increasing number of self-employed people who lag behind in information capability compared to large businesses are adopting startup application services designed to help the operation of restaurants and stores. Dodo Cart, a restaurant inventory management app operated by local startup Spoqa, provides an analytical report on the details [...]

Telemedicine Apps Prepare for the Day When Regulations are Fully Lifted

Telemedicine Apps Prepare for the Day When Regulations are Fully Lifted

SEOUL, Feb. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — After the government temporarily lifted regulations on online medical diagnosis and treatments amid the COVID-19 pandemic, competition is heating up among new players to get the upper hand in the online medical connectivity market. Goodoc, a search/reservation service for medical services in the country, saw its monthly active users [...]

Zoho Boosts Competitive Opportunity for Global Businesses with New Cutting Edge Technology in Zoho One, its Operating System for Business

Zoho Boosts Competitive Opportunity for Global Businesses with New Cutting Edge Technology in Zoho One, its Operating System for Business

Featuring 5 new apps, 3 new services, and 7 major platform enhancements, Zoho One helps businesses unify systems, data and teams. —————————————————————————————————————— Since its release in 2017, over 40,000 organizations have chosen Zoho One as their operating system. During the months of global and economic crises, Zoho One witnessed a 60% y-y customer growth with [...]

Unusual Businesses Emerge amid Pandemic

Unusual Businesses Emerge amid Pandemic

SEOUL, Aug. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — New services are taking care of ‘cumbersome tasks’ on behalf of those who want to stay indoors following the coronavirus outbreak. Fitco introduced a service in November that comes up with various recommendations on fashion, picked by professional stylists based on the ‘Style Quiz’ questionnaire that asks customers some [...]

E-scooter Apps and OTT Platforms Become Most Installed Apps for Early 2021

E-scooter Apps and OTT Platforms Become Most Installed Apps for Early 2021

SEOUL, May 25 (Korea Bizwire) — With the persisting spread of the coronavirus pandemic, ride-sharing electric scooter hailing apps, over-the-top (OTT) service platforms, and second-hand shopping apps have risen as the most installed apps among smartphone users. The ‘2021 App Trend Report’ released on Monday by NHN Corp., South Korea’s leading game and internet company, [...]