TikTok launches talent search competition in Japan, South Korea

TikTok Spotlight's announcement event in Japan (Image credit: Bytedance).…


Briefing: South Korea begins 5G rollout ahead of China, US

South Korea first to roll out 5G services, beating U.S. and China - Reuters…


Briefing: Samsung fights reports of 'fake Supreme' brand partnership in China

被质疑与山寨潮牌合作,三星称其“联合的是 Supreme 意大利品牌”–TechNode Chinese What happened: At the…


How gaming companies are coping with soured Sino-Korean ties

In March last year, South Korea allowed the US to install the Terminal High…


VR eye-tracking, blockchain money remittance, conversational AI startups win K-Global Demo Day

The three winners of K-Global Demo Day were VR eye-tracking startup Visual…


Pium smart scent diffuser moves on to Asia Hardware Battle finals

The Korean regional pitch competition of TechNode's Asia Hardware Battle was…


Promotions and politics reshuffle Labor Day cross-border WeChat spending

For the first time, South Korea has been knocked from the top spot in the…


How three booming Korean startup sectors in 2016 links to its dramas

Korean startups are doing well. With 49% of YoY growth (233 in 2015, 347 in…


Chinese appliances brands expand presence in Korea

Chinese appliances brands are gaining a greater hold in the Korean market,…


Ant Financial accelerates global expansion with 200M USD investment in Kakao Pay

Ant Financial, the financial affiliate of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba,…