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LG to Launch New Notebook Dedicated to Naver’s Online Learning System

LG to Launch New Notebook Dedicated to Naver’s Online Learning System

SEOUL, Sept. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — LG Electronics Inc. on Wednesday said it will launch a new online education-dedicated notebook next month in partnership with South Korea’s internet portal giant Naver Corp. LG will release “Whalebook,” a cloud-optimized laptop powered by Naver’s Whale operating system (OS), suitable for its online education platform Whale Space. The [...]

Regulator to Vet Unfair Biz Activity by Online Platforms

Regulator to Vet Unfair Biz Activity by Online Platforms

SEOUL, Sept. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s antitrust regulator said Friday it will closely look into unfair business activity by online platform giants here amid their increased market dominance, apparently targeting Naver Corp. and Kakao Corp. Concerns have mounted that powerful online platform operators have abused their dominant market status and engaged in unfair [...]

Naver Makes String of Investments in Startups to Strengthen Online Shopping Business

Naver Makes String of Investments in Startups to Strengthen Online Shopping Business

SEOUL, Aug. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean technology giant Naver Corp. made a series of investments in four local startups this month as part of efforts to strengthen its online shopping business. Early this month, Naver invested 10 billion won (US$8.71 million) in online meat distribution startup Jeongyookgak. This investment cleared the way for [...]