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South Korea Bans Access to Porn Sites

South Korea Bans Access to Porn Sites

SEOUL, Feb. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — Controversy is rising among South Korean adults after South Korea’s Korea Communications Commission (KCC) decided to come up with stricter measures to block online pornography and gambling. The decision comes in the midst of a societal crisis in South Korea in which illegal pictures of women are being distributed

New Service Automatically Sends Out Distress Call After Car Accident

New Service Automatically Sends Out Distress Call After Car Accident

DAEJEON, Feb. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea has developed a technology that automatically sends out a distress call when a car overturns in an accident or a driver loses control of their vehicle. The Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI) in Daejeon announced on Tuesday that it has developed seven terminal units equipped with

Medical Mathematics Center to be Established in S. Korea to Address Medical Problems

Medical Mathematics Center to be Established in S. Korea to Address Medical Problems

DAEJEON, Feb. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — The National Institute for Mathematical Sciences (NIMS) in Daejeon will be creating a new medical mathematics center to conduct research that can raise the success rate of designing effective treatment plans based on precise medical information. Medical mathematics takes into account mathematical explanations and modeling theories to solve various

S. Korean Army Captain Gives AI Lecture at Naver Headquarters

S. Korean Army Captain Gives AI Lecture at Naver Headquarters

SEOUL, Feb. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — ROK Army Capt. Kwon Hyun gave a special lecture for employees at Naver Corp., South Korea’s largest portal website, on the topics of artificial intelligence (AI) bypass and its countermeasures on Monday. Capt. Kwon, currently studying at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), was selected as

SKT Teams Up with Microsoft to Tap into Big Data Market

SKT Teams Up with Microsoft to Tap into Big Data Market

SEOUL, Feb. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s No. 1 mobile carrier, SK Telecom Co., said Wednesday it will collaborate with U.S. software giant Microsoft for big data solutions to expand its presence in the global market. SK Telecom said it signed a development and global business cooperation agreement with Microsoft in Silicon Valley to

S. Korea to Begin 5G Service in March: Finance Minister

S. Korea to Begin 5G Service in March: Finance Minister

SEOUL, Feb. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s finance minister said Wednesday that Seoul will become the first country in the world to start commercial operations of fifth-generation mobile network services next month. Hong Nam-ki made the announcement at a meeting with senior officials on innovation-led growth in Seoul. KT Corp., South Korea’s leading wireless

Samsung Electronics Vows to Invest in Educating the Next Generation

Samsung Electronics Vows to Invest in Educating the Next Generation

SEOUL, Feb. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — “I’m the father of two children. That’s why I am interested in the concerns of the South Korean youth. I will strive to create new hopes and dreams for those who will always be loved,” said Lee Jae-yong, vice chairman of Samsung Electronics Co. at the 2019 business dialogue

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