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Daum Kakao to launch a cab-hailing service app next year 다음카카오, 카카오택시 서비스 본격 추

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Korea′s number one mobile messenger operator Daum Kakao will launch a taxi-hailing app... early next year. The company has signed a deal with the Seoul Taxi Association and public transportation payment services provider Korea Smart Card... for the launch of the service dubbed ′Kakaotaxi.′ The app will allow users to book a taxi that′s nearest their desired pick-up spot. There will be two separate versions of the same app one for licensed drivers and the other for passengers. The move comes as global ride-sharing service Uber is facing strong resistance in Korea... due to safety concerns and the threat it poses to the livelihoods of local taxi drivers.