Leading Korean Search Engine Launches Desktop Search App

The Korean Herald reports: NHN joins desktop search competition, that NHN Corp owners of leading Korean search engine Naver.com are now offering a desktop search application.

NHN's desktop search, a free software that puts an icon on the task bar of Microsoft's Windows operating system, allows people to scan their computers for information in the same way they use Naver to search the Web. The software, which works on Windows 98 and versions above, may be downloaded at http://jump.naver.com/desk.

The article goes on to say that Daum Communications Co., Korea's largest e-mail service provider, has plans to offer a desktop search client this year.