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Hyundai Develops AI-based Self-driving Technology

Hyundai Develops AI-based Self-driving Technology

SEOUL, Oct. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — Hyundai Motor Group said Monday it has developed an artificial intelligence-based autonomous driving technology and will apply it in its models. The South Korean automaker has developed the smart cruise control-machine learning (SCC-ML) technology, in which the vehicle analyzes the driver’s driving patterns and allows partial autonomous driving under

Seoul, Adjacent Metropolitan Areas Launch Preliminary Measures to Reduce Fine Dust

Seoul, Adjacent Metropolitan Areas Launch Preliminary Measures to Reduce Fine Dust

SEOUL, Oct. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — Seoul and its adjacent metropolitan areas kicked off preliminary measures to reduce fine dust air pollution on Monday, the first such steps taken this autumn. A set of preliminary measures are being taken in the public sector to cut fine dust in a proactive manner when there is a

Average Fingers Spread Malicious Words Online

Average Fingers Spread Malicious Words Online

SEOUL, Oct. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — With the death of 25-year-old singer-actress Sulli, whose legal name is Choi Jin-ri, concerns are spreading over widespread malicious comments on the Internet. In particular, many people who post insulting messages on the Internet, using embarrassing expressions, are not criminals who usually commit crimes, but ordinary people that we

Gaps on Gender Perspective Prevalent Among Male and Female S. Koreans

Gaps on Gender Perspective Prevalent Among Male and Female S. Koreans

SEOUL, Oct. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean teenagers have different perspectives on gender equality based on their gender, according to a recent survey. The National Youth Policy Institute conducted a survey of 9,008 teenagers, during which only 86.2 percent of male respondents agreed to the proposition that it is uncomfortable for male employees to

KakaoTalk Most Popular App for All Age Groups, Except Teens

KakaoTalk Most Popular App for All Age Groups, Except Teens

SEOUL, Oct. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — South Koreans in all age groups chose KakaoTalk as their favorite app, except for those in their teens, who picked YouTube as their preferred application. Consumer Insight, a South Korean research institution, conducted a survey of 3,228 people who use smartphones, in which more than 50 percent in all

Employment Rate for Korean Moms Remains Low, Despite High Enrollment in Kindergarten Programs

Employment Rate for Korean Moms Remains Low, Despite High Enrollment in Kindergarten Programs

SEOUL, Oct. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — Countries are expanding social childcare and education systems in attempt to eliminate career breaks for women caused by childbirth and childcare. Unlike in major developed countries, however, the employment rate of women and kindergarten enrollment of children in South Korea is not directly proportional. According to an analysis released

K-food Regains Presence in Indian Food Market

K-food Regains Presence in Indian Food Market

SEOUL, Oct. 17 (Korea Bizwire) – Korean food is infiltrating the Indian food market, where import restrictions are known to be notoriously strict. Soy milk and dried laver made in South Korea are being sold in India after passing all relevant customs and authorization procedures required in the country. Korean food was widely distributed in

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