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Messaging app Line jumps in stock market debut

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Japanese messaging app Line Corp’s shares surged after listing on the New York and Tokyo stock exchange after the biggest initial public offering by a tech company this year. Shares of the WhatsApp rival began trading in Tokyo on Friday morning at 4,900 yen ($46.1) apiece, 48% higher than the ...

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Japanese mobile messaging service Line promotes Takeshi Idezawa as its CEO

Line Corp, the company that owns and operates Japanese free call and messaging app Line, has promoted COO Takeshi Idezawa as its next CEO. Idezawa will succeed Akira Morikawa, whose term of office will expire in March 2015. However, Morikawa will assist the new CEO as an advisor to the company. Acco...

23 December, 2014 | More »

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Japanese mobile messaging service Line files for IPO in Tokyo at $10B valuation

Line Corp, the company that owns and operates free call and messaging app Line, has filed for an initial public offering (IPO) on the Tokyo Stock Exchange at $10 billion valuation, according to a report by Reuters quoting sources. Line, controlled South Korea’s Naver Corp, is planning to list eith...

17 July, 2014 | More »