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Kakao seeks larger offline presence

Kakao, the nation’s largest mobile messenger operator, has been showing an endless appetite for new revenue sources by acquiring start-ups in recent months. Many of the investments were focused on the online-to-offline, or O2O, sector, which proves that Kakao has its eyes set on both the online and offline world. On Monday, the mobile messenger firm announced it had taken over another fledgling start-up, called Parking Square, which runs mobile parking application Park Here. The move came less than a year after [...]

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