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Rights Watchdog Rules Dating App Restrictions on Male Members Aren’t Discriminatory

Rights Watchdog Rules Dating App Restrictions on Male Members Aren’t Discriminatory

SEOUL, May 20 (Korea Bizwire) — The state human rights watchdog on Thursday ruled that a dating app policy that only allows men from certain schools or occupations to join the app fails to amount to an act of discrimination. The National Human Rights Commission announced that it had turned down the complaint that it

Korean Game Developers Begin Offensive in Indian Gaming Market

Korean Game Developers Begin Offensive in Indian Gaming Market

SEOUL, May 20 (Korea Bizwire) — China’s unprecedented restrictions on the gaming industry are turning the eyes of South Korean game developers to India, another country with a massive population. Data.ai reported that the Indian version of Krafton Inc.’s global smash hit “PUBG: Battlegrounds” has topped sales charts in Apple’s App Store and ranked second

Gov’t to Set Up Big Data Platform for COVID-19

Gov’t to Set Up Big Data Platform for COVID-19

SEOUL, May 20 (Korea Bizwire) — The Central Disease Control Headquarters said Thursday it will develop a big data platform for COVID-19 by December of this year. The headquarters aims to create a big data platform that connects a variety of data related to the coronavirus that is scattered throughout multiple systems and use it

Jeju Island Trials Translation Service for School Newsletters

Jeju Island Trials Translation Service for School Newsletters

JEJU, May 20 (Korea Bizwire) — The Jeju Special Self-Governing Provincial Office of Education said Thursday it had launched a school newsletter translation service on a trial basis for multicultural families with students at four elementary schools on the island. The service is aimed at providing multicultural families with school newsletters written in their native

Korea Post on Track to Commercialize Self-driving Unmanned Post Office

Korea Post on Track to Commercialize Self-driving Unmanned Post Office

SEOUL, May 20 (Korea Bizwire) — The state postal service Korea Post said Thursday it will commercialize advanced information and communication technology-based self-driving unmanned post collection and delivery service from next year. To realize autonomous delivery service on the basis of new technology such as 5G, big data and AI, the agency has invested about

Fire Authorities to Establish Disaster Response Platform Using AI and Big Data

Fire Authorities to Establish Disaster Response Platform Using AI and Big Data

SEOUL, May 20 (Korea Bizwire) — The Seoul Metropolitan Fire and Disaster Headquarters said Thursday it will establish a disaster response digital platform using big data and artificial intelligence (AI) technologies. The new platform will be responsible for integrated management of the headquarters’ administrative information, while providing a digital information service for emergency rescue and

S. Korean Property Marketplace Zigbang Launches Global Virtual Office

S. Korean Property Marketplace Zigbang Launches Global Virtual Office

SEOUL, May 20 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s app-based home matching platform Zigbang Co. said Thursday that it had established a U.S. subsidiary called Soma Development Co. to help expand its presence in the global virtual office market. On Friday, the company unveiled a new global virtual office platform called Soma, an upgraded version of

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