Apple Pay Now Available in South Korea
iPhone and Apple Watch users in South Korea can now add credit/debit cards to their devices to make contactless payments at supported stores
Apple Offices in South Korea Raided Over Complaints of 33% App Store Commission: Report
A collective of mobile game developers in South Korea has alleged that Apple collects more than its advertised 30% commission on App Store purchases.
Apple Now Allows Third-Party Payment Providers in South Korea
Apple will still charge a commission on purchases, albeit with a 4% haircut for transactions processed outside the App Store.
South Korea Says Apple, Google Banning Apps for External Payments Could Trigger Probes
A local regulator said on Tuesday that measures taken against apps that link out to external payment options would violate South Korean law.
Google to Open Play Store to Third-Party Payment Systems in South Korea
Google will let apps "add an alternative in-app billing system alongside Google Play's billing system" in South Korea.
Apple to Open New Developer Academy, Manufacturing and R&D Centre in South Korea
The company has opened 12 such academies so far, with the first one being opened in Brazil back in 2013.
South Korea Passes Legislation Forcing Apple and Google to Change In-App Payments
Apple and Google have maintained that commissions charged are standard in the industry and fair compensation for building safe marketplaces where developers can reach people around the world.
Apple Employees Meet With South Korean Manufacturers to Discuss Apple Car Development
A number of Apple employees working on the company's Apple Car program reportedly met with a number of South Korean suppliers over the weekend.
Apple Faces ‘Likely’ Ban of iPhone X, iPad Pro in South Korea
A number of Apple devices, including the iPhone X, iPhone 8 and iPad Pro, are "likely" to be banned in South Korea.
Over 60,000 South Korean iPhone Users Sue Apple for $12 Million USD in Damages
A total of 63,767 South Korean iPhone users have filed the country's biggest-ever class action lawsuit.
Apple Opens First South Korean Retail Store in Garosugil Area of Seoul
Apple opened its first retail store in South Korea today.
Samsung Heir Lee Jae-Yong Sentenced to 5 Years in Corruption Scandal
Lee Jae-Yong, the scion of the Samsung dynasty and the most powerful tycoon in South Korea, was found guilty Friday for his part in a sensational corruption scandal that had already brought down a president.