Line releases new social networking sticker-sharing app for...
The Line Stickers app enables users to tag stickers with original commentary and share them. (Provided by Line Corp.)
Line Corp., the developer and operator of the free call and messaging app Line, announced Jan. 9 the global release of its Line Stickers, a free sticker-posting application for ...
Line releases app for iPad
The Line app for iPad (Provided by Line Corp.)
Line Corp., owner and operator of the free call and messaging app Line, on Oct. 15 announced the global release of the app for iPads.
EDITORIAL: Online relationships a very one-sided thing
Most high school students and half of junior high school students in Japan own cellphones or smartphones, according to a government statistics. (Asahi Shimbun file photo)
There must be many parents in Japan who lament the time their children spend on smartphones while they could be doing other things during the summer break.
Line messaging app approaches 500 million users
Young people in Madrid use the Line app to arrange their schedules. (Isabel Contreras)
In just three years, Line Corp. has neared the 500-million mark for registered users of its free call and messaging app, thanks in part to a surge in popularity in Spain, the...
Global number of Line users tops 400 million
Provided by Line Corp.
The worldwide number of registered users of the Line free call and messaging app surpassed 400 million on April 1, Line Corp. said April 2.
Line app to offer low-cost phone calls
High school students use the “Line” free call and messaging app on their smartphones. (Asahi Shimbun file photo)
Users of the popular “Line” free call and messaging app will soon be able to make cheap calls to cellphone and landline numbers, the operator of the service said Feb. 26.
Upsetting the app cart: Asian messaging services challenge mobile...
LINE, a free telephone app for smartphones, is widely used in Japan. (Asahi Shimbun file photo)
Asian chat services KakaoTalk, LINE and WeChat threaten to overturn the mobile order of things, usurping the role of Google, Apple,, Facebook and telecoms carriers...
Line app tops 300 million users thanks to boost in...
A smartphone running the Line app (Asahi Shimbun file photo)
More than 300 million people have used Line since the free call and messaging app first became available in June 2011, the operator of the application said Nov. 25.
BIZ BRIEF: Line offers video call service worldwide
Line Corp., owner and operator of Line, a free call and messaging app, announced on Sept. 24 it has launched its newest version of Line simultaneously worldwide, which includes ...
Line smartphone app censors users' messages in China
A screenshot of the Line free-messaging app on a smartphone display (Asahi Shimbun file photo)
GUANGZHOU, China--A Chinese version of a Japanese smartphone app has been censoring messages posted by Chinese users, The Asahi Shimbun has learned.
Free-telephone app Line wins 100 million users
The logo of the Line free-telephone service (Provided by NHN Japan Corp.)
Line, a free-telephone app for smartphones, has won 100 million users worldwide, establishing a dominant lead over rivals hoping to emulate its success.
ANIME NEWS: Popular smartphone characters from 'Line' app get own...
From the official website ((c) LINE OFFLINE / TV Tokyo)
A short anime series featuring stamp mascot characters from the popular smartphone app "Line" premiered on Jan. 8 at 1:30 a.m. on TV Tokyo.
Free-call app draws millions of users, security concerns
The startup graphic for the Line free-call app is on a smartphone display. (Provided by NHN Japan Corp.)
Almost too good to be true, the use of a smartphone application that allows free calls regardless of cellphone carriers is spreading worldwide at a dizzying clip, faster than...
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