Firefox Daum Edition

Posted on Jun 26, 2009

Daum continues to give a positive impression to Korean Internet professionals by promoting a Daum edition of Firefox 3 in partnership with the Mozilla foundation.

Korea is often considered as home of the best Internet in the world, but one fact still keeps the Korean Internet in the past: about 99% of Koreans use Internet Explorer on Microsoft Windows. (more…)

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Quiksilver Life

Posted on Jun 12, 2009

As a part of its new online strategy, Quiksilver Korea has recently launched a new Café on Naver called “Quiksilver Life”.

Even though the brand identity is very strong in North America and most western countries, the Quiksilver brand is still largely unfamiliar to a lot of young Koreans.

Therefore, following our recommendations, Quiksilver decided to start its online presence by opening a Naver Café that is clearly targeted at young people and provide them with a popular tool that allows them to interact with the brand.

Our work consisted primarily of creating the design, implementing the Flash video on the homepage (which was quite tricky due to Naver’s policy), and working with Quiksilver to make sure that the Café appeals to its core audience.

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Afreeca TV

Posted on Jun 11, 2009

Created in May 2006, Afreeca has rapidly become one of the most popular free Internet TV broadcasting services on the peninsula.  On Afreeca, not only can you find live streaming of all major Korean TV channels, but you can also create and broadcast your own TV channel.  (more…)

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New and bigger office!

Posted on Jun 11, 2009

We definitely had to provide more space to our team, and we did finally find a solution within our building by just breaking down the wall. We are located in one of the oldest buildings in Seoul, just behind the Deoksugung palace, on a quiet and beautiful street just next to the famous Chongdong theater near city hall.

Have a look at our building on Daum Maps.
More pictures on Flickr!

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Lift Asia: Serious Fun!

Posted on Jun 5, 2009

This year, Asiance will be main partner and co-organizer of the Lift Conference in Asia.

Lift is an international Conference, originally from Europe (having taken place in both Geneva and Marseille) and now in Korea. It focuses on future trends and the social impact of new technologies through a mix of presentations and interactive installations. Previous speakers include Vince Cerf (“Father of the Internet”), Florence Devouard (Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Wikimedia Foundation), Jaewoong Lee (Founder of the Korean portal Daum), famous authors (including Bruce Sterling), artists, researchers, investors, designers, etc.

This year, Lift Asia will take place on September 3 & 4 on Jeju Island. The theme of the conference this year is “Serious Fun!”.

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