North Korea launches online hub for B2B product sales | NK News
July 20, 2024
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North Korea launches online hub for B2B product sales

Website’s interface strikingly similar to Windows 8’s Metro user interface, researcher says

A North Korean company has launched an online shopping platform for North Korean businesspersons, with a platform to upload information about products and directly exchange opinions with buyers, multiple articles in state media have revealed.

However, it is possible the website's developers have borrowed major parts of its user interface from Microsoft’s Windows 8 and Naver, one of South Korea’s major internet companies.

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