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Kakao Map Adopts British Startup’s Geo-coding System

Kakao Map Adopts British Startup’s Geo-coding System

SEOUL, Apr. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean IT giant Kakao Corp. said Tuesday that it has joined hands with what3words Ltd. to insert the London-based startup’s innovative geo-coding system into its mapping service, Kakao map. Kakao started its mapping service early this month by adopting the British startup’s technology. What3words launched the service that [...]

S. Korea Puts off Decision on Google’s Request for Map Data

S. Korea Puts off Decision on Google’s Request for Map Data

SEOUL, Aug. 24 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea said Wednesday it has put off a decision on whether to allow Google to export government-supplied map data outside the country and will re-deliberate the request by the U.S. search giant.  The decision, which was made after a closed-door meeting with officials from foreign, defense and other-related [...]