Category Archives: Korean Web 2.0

Korean Pioneer of “Commerce 2.0”

Flyfan is the Korean Pioneer of “Commerce 2.0”

Founded in 2009 by Korean web veterans, Flyfan is an e-commerce startup whose mission is to “innovate e-commerce using the social web.”

Flyfan’s first service is 1forME.  1forME in its current form is largely the Etsy of Korea — marketplace for artist handmade goods. But the company plans to differentiate itself from Etsy by building what it calls the “eBay for Custom Goods.”

Thanks to  goapseoul.blogspot.com

MBC finally gives in and embraces P2P sharing

Entertainment
Posted on  web20asia.com
MBC, a major Korean broadcasting company, announced (link in Korean) it will make nearly all of its content available to anyone for sharing. This means any individual or company can freely grab MBC’s original content and put it up on their server without any restrictions.
MBC says they are doing this as they are confident they will be able to monetize successfully. End customers who want to download MBC content should pay around KRW 500 per episode (= about half a buck). MBC will collect the revenues from P2P service providers, and has signed agreement with 40 P2P companies. As a way to make sure there is no loophole, MBC will use the technologies that can detect free-riders — content downloaders who do not pay for the content. There are startup companies, such as Enswer, that can filter out illegally downloaded content.
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Why so little Korean web companies get Techcrunched

Why so little Korean web companies get Techcrunched

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Most Koreans are addicted to the web, I wondered; Seoul must be a breeding place for new web ventures? I approached Chang W. Kim, to get an idea of what is going on. Chang is CEO of the biggest blog portal (80%) in Korea. He explains his views on European projects, the Seoul web-scene and funding in his region.

Chang: “I think it can be said that the startup industry in Korea is still relatively small, although there is a web climate in Seoul, entrepreneurs meet at barcamp meetings, we have something similar to lunch 2.0 and there are conferences. However, from the investors side, there are not enough good startups in this region.”

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Korean News Feeds

Thanks to koreanbeacon.com

We try to bring you the pulse of Korean-Americans and we’re obviously focused on many things that occur in the U.S.   However, did you ever wonder where you could go to find out all the different things that’s going on with Koreans?

Source:img.timeinc.net

  Well, we have a friend who runs the Korean News Feeds website and you’ll find a whole lot of Korean things there.  It’s a feed that extracts headlines from various Korean newspapers, blogs and other popular websites.  Check it out when you have a moment.

http://koreannewsfeeds.com/

Korea Search Engines Directories

  Check out some of the latest Waiguoren’s Weblog discoveries. All listed websites are FREE (or come with a decent free account option). No trials or buy-to-use craplets. For more cool websites and web app reviews subscribe to Waiguoren’s Weblog Directory.

Korea Search Engines Directories

PIPA
Search engine, entertainment, finance, shopping, travel, provided such link.
 http://www.pipa.co.kr/

Baby mammal
Subject directories, keyword search service.
http://www.iforu.com/

Dmoz
Open Directory Search Engine.
 http://www.dmoz.org/

Let’s go
Links rank sites, sports, shopping, news, music, fortune and Information.
http://www.gaja9.com/

Clear
Open Directory Search Engine.
 http://www.gioo.com/

South Korea promoting ڷ Á
South Korea promoting Topics Search Directory.
 http://info.prkorea.com/

Zao
Reliable search services, Web search, community, web site evaluation provided.
http://www.zaao.com/

Romow Web Directory
Social, educational, entertainment, sport and Industry website and blog search services.
 http://www.romow.com/

Patent Yellow page
Patent directory service site, technology transfer, booksellers, translators, application, statistics and information.
http://www.patyellow.com/

Flower arrangements 114 ohpeunmaket peulronet
International flower delivery service specialist, baesongjiyeok, items purchased, and more.
 http://www.flonet114.com/

Enenteo
Life, entertainment, economy, shopping, Web, directory, site search service.
http://www.nenter.com/

Mr. eyibi Net
Subject directories, keyword search service.
http://www.abc.net/

Business
Keyword, directory, search, website registration, subject site links, providing entertainment and sports news.
http://www.business.co.kr/

Dieseu Mentoring
Directory systems specialist, LDAP, identity management, Web servers, data security and business information.
http://www.dsmentoring.com/

Dadembi
Directories, keyword search, website registration, reporting formats, such as academic papers provide specialized materials.
http://www.dadembi.com/

Jinringkeo
Directory, site search and better services.
http://search.jinsm.com/

Gidokgeomsaek
Pastor, curate job, such as lecture materials provided.
http://www.christdb.com/

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Cyworld US Doesn’t Know “Graceful Sunset”

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This is from last week, but definitely needs revisiting. Cyworld Us announced it’s closing its service. Well, services can close (though basically it’s a disaster and it shouldn’t happen, as people lose their data), but the real problem is how horribly the company is handling the whole situation. I am appalled by the lack of professionalism in the email notice they sent out. How could they not hire a single English-speaking person to write an email of this importance? The email is so full of grammatical errors that almost half of commenters in the Techcrunch article actually think it was poorly translated by Google Translate, while the email was originally written in English.

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Korean Mobile Blog

Korean Mobile Blog

me2day
Web 2.0-based, single-line blogging, micro-blog service.
http://me2day.net/
Twitter works SNS services, mobile blogging, micro-blog service.
http://yagg.kr/
SK Telecom’s mobile micro-blogging services available.
http://www.tossi.com/
U.S. wireless integration blogs, social networking services, the official English website.
http://www.twitter.com/
Light version of Facebook, write comments, friend requests, view pictures provided, and more.
http://lite.facebook.com/
Web 2.0 mini-blog service.
http://playtalk.net/
Personal mobileblog, and more, and more.
http://delectation.mlogs.com/
Introduction to Korean site Twitter users.
http://selfintro.xguru.net/
Twitter status page, and more.
http://status.twitter.com/
Personal mobileblog, and more, and more.
http://anton.mlogs.com/

Korean Video Player

Korean Video Player

GOM Player
Video player, Gom Player, gomohdioh, gomnokeumgi downloads, codecs, and usage information.
http://gom.gomtv.com/

gomplayer

Source: 3fishes.co.kr

Fox Players
Fox video player and music download offers hard.
http://www.foxplayer.co.kr/

Monster TV
DIVX subtitles and multi-player monster TV broadcast about the Internet, providing downloads.
http://www.monstertv.co.kr/

Free TV
Watching TV without a tuner card, radio listening, movie, play music files, offers a free download.
http://www.freetv.er.ro/

Live Player
Video Player, support, usage description, and codec download player available.
http://www.liveplayer.co.kr/

Tokpeulreyieo
Video player, tokplayer how to download and use the information, provided subtitles.
http://www.tokplayer.com/

Pyueoraep
TV, radio and Internet broadcasting, and listening to the program, are key features, providing downloads.
http://www.purelab.net/

Sseonjioh sseonpeulreyieo
Play video player, download one play, a screen capture feature introductions, guides, downloads and more.
http://sunplayer.sunzio.com/

Miniming
Video management programs are miniming, free download, guide and more.
http://www.miniming.co.kr/

Enterprise TV
About Multimedia Player Sites, Movies, TV, UCC, VOD, AOD provides such viewing.
http://www.enter-tv.co.kr/

Km Player
You do not need codecs video player, download data and provide subtitles.
http://www.kmplayer.com/

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Korean Widgets

Daltong
Wallpaper download site, a clock, weather, picture frames, calculators, calendars and more.
http://www.daltong.com/

Wizard factory
Cafe, blog, home page provides Cells widgets, creating tools, WZDAPI Introduction and How-to Guide.
http://www.wzdfactory.com/

Thread
Widgets, real production, widgets for your blog, and more.
http://www.sealtale.com/

Widget Box
Wepwijet authoring platform sites, games, news, watches, music, and Services.
http://www.widgetbox.com/

Minipeul widget
Search, information, content, scheduling Features, reviews, downloads, more.
Popularity http://www.miniple.co.kr/

Tokon
Widgets community, widgets production and marketing, shopping, Lee Ward Services.
http://www.talkon.co.kr/

RocketDock
Desktop Cleanup Program, RocketDock introduce how to use and download information.
http://www.rocketdock.com/

Widget W
Blog Widget Wizard Works Services, Features, English lessons and more.
http://w.wzd.com/

Helrijet
Site widget platform, widgets gallery, helritok, widgets, etc. Production Services.
Popularity http://www.helizet.com/

Widgets gajetmabeopsa
Gadgets service announcements, news, shopping, movies, travel information, such as providing different types of templates and galleries.
http://www.wezet.co.kr/wizard/

WEZET
Widget service, Web, desktop, mobile, widgets, etc. Services.
http://www.wezet.co.kr/

Online Desktop
Bookmarks, contacts, emails, notes, files, and management, and more screenshots.
http://www.onlinedesktop.co.kr/

E17 Stuff
Provided wepwijet sites, desktop themes, icons, fonts, and download information.
http://www.e17-stuff.org/

Glass Printer wind and the trees and sky
Seasons, background, icons, counter offers and free materials.
http://www.kaze-sora.com/

Girls Watch
Widget service, photo clock, use, production, video and more.
http://www.i-watching.com