Posts Tagged ‘Naver

Thursday September 28, 2006 00:55

Partnership of Naver and ThinkFree

Thinkfree made a strategic partnership with Naver on September 28th. 2006. As you know, Thinkfree is famous web office service providers against Microsoft Office in US. Its service has focused on Java-applet based web office to substitute MS Office, but it turns to offer Ajax-based lightweight functions in this year. So Thinkfree starts to have […]

Wednesday August 16, 2006 14:13

Naver Knowledge vs. Yahoo! Answers API

Yahoo! Answers released knowledge API today for developers to access Y!A database. The Yahoo’s knowledge database has been growing in the world except korean market. Naver was first mover with typical mass in this market. Also it released Naver Knowledge API on July, 2006. But it’s not public why it only offered to own knowledge […]

Thursday August 3, 2006 12:39

Naver Maps API Released

Naver Open API announced Korean Maps API. It’s first thing to offer local map by service provider in Korea. (maybe in the world?) It resembles Google Maps API by Naver Maps API overview. You can catch an mouse event and add controls such as zoom in/out, save button and annotation etc. A source of map […]

Thursday August 3, 2006 11:58

Story Telling on the Map

Did you visit a famous place and take pictures? You had a delicious dinner in a beautiful restaurant? Or did you have a worst place to avoid it? You can make a story on map. You can make it on Cyworld Map Story that can mark own minihompy’s story and photo to specific places. The […]

Monday July 31, 2006 16:41

NHN buys 1noon for $36.5 million

NHN announced it had bought out local search engine company 1noon for 35 billion won (36.5 million dollars). It was great news on korean IT business in yesterday. There was no acquisition examples in this scale after dot-com booming. NHN operates the Internet portal site Naver, the most frequently-visited portal site in Korea with daily […]

Thursday July 27, 2006 15:53, NHN’s game portal in US

NHN has announced plans to launch, a premier Internet game destination this fall for the American market. NHN’s properties ranked #1 in Naver in search portal and

Monday July 24, 2006 15:56

Naver’s Ajax based Map Service

I wrote Korea has been served the interactive map service made by ActiveX and Java applet by broadband and IE exclusive environment in my A Mashup with Google and Korean Map. Unfortunately Firefox users cannot use map services in Korea. But, Naver firstly changed its map service to Ajax based without Active X plugins. In […]

Tuesday May 23, 2006 18:16

Yahoo! learned Korea. But…

Recently Google presented own future strategy to stock analysts. Also Yahoo hosts Yahoo! Analyst Day with Semel and all of core managers of Yahoo! You can download presentation files. In summary, they want to offer good experiences and become the major contents distribution platform. I remarked Jeff Weiner’s social search session. This means collaborative search […]