Category: Korea

The Washington Post covers the defacto monopoly of Windows in South Korea recently with Chico Harlan’s article: South Korea is stuck with Internet Explorer for online shopping because of security law. I covered this in 2007 with my piece the …

South Korea is stuck with Internet Explorer in 2013 Read More »

APA Magazine has a great in-depth, two-part interview with John Cho who is one of the only high-profile Asian-American actors working in the industry today. I hope Cho has a long and exciting career ahead of him as it is …

An Interview with John Cho Read More »

This is a few months late but JP Morgan’s Imran Khan has a lengthy 2009 Internet Investment Guide (or here) out that is worth reading for it’s coverage of China, Korea and Russia.

I really enjoyed Benjamin’s newest presentation on Asian Internet businesses in comparison to Western ones. Presentation at eComm in San Francisco in March 2009 about Asian mobile ecosystem, especially Japan, and comparisons with Apple’s iPhone and Facebook. Some extra like …

Benjamin Joffe – Asia’s Best of Breed Read More »

Changwon Kim has news on his blog that Cyworld is quitting the US market: Cyworld pulling plugs from US. Cause of failure? Well, for starters (the obvious ones): Cyworld didn’t seem to have sharp strategies as to how to position …

the consumer web services challenge of East Asia Read More »