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Standard Chartered Bank Korea to Release Marvel Check Cards

Standard Chartered Bank Korea to Release Marvel Check Cards

SEOUL, Oct. 23 (Korea Bizwire) – Standard Chartered Bank Korea is releasing check cards featuring famous Marvel characters including Hulk and Thor in its latest effort to attract more customers. According to the bank on Monday, check cards and bankbooks designed after Marvel characters including Hulk and Thor have been released in celebration of the release [...]

New Uniform for National Short Track Speed Skating Team Unveiled

New Uniform for National Short Track Speed Skating Team Unveiled

SEOUL, Sept. 19 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea’s national short track speed skating team has unveiled new uniforms consisting of black, white, red, and blue to represent the colors of the country’s flag, topped off with a red helmet with the fierce face of a tiger. Despite controversy and lawsuits between sportswear companies over the supply [...]

Naver and Kakao’s Battle for AI Speaker Dominance Might Be Decided By Emoji Characters

Naver and Kakao’s Battle for AI Speaker Dominance Might Be Decided By Emoji Characters

SEOUL, Sept. 16 (Korea Bizwire) – The battle for AI speaker dominance is about to get heated as Naver and Kakao are sending out their very best “spokespersons” to the marketing front. According to tech industry insiders, Naver is planning to release its AI speaker “Wave” before the year is up. Concurrently, Kakao is making [...]

Galaxy Note 8′s New ‘GIF-Making’ and ‘Live Message’ Features Draw Interest

Galaxy Note 8′s New ‘GIF-Making’ and ‘Live Message’ Features Draw Interest

SEOUL, Aug. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — As the Galaxy Note 8 awaits release next month, fans of Samsung’s flagship phone are reacting warmly to some of the device’s new features, including the S pen’s GIF-making function, and the rear-facing camera’s live focus ability. Trial zones for Samsung’s new smartphone operated by major South Korean telecom [...]

LG V30 Will Feature Korean-Language Google Assistant

LG V30 Will Feature Korean-Language Google Assistant

SEOUL, Aug. 23 (Korea Bizwire) – LG Electronics Inc.’s upcoming flagship smartphone, the LG V30, is expected to support the Korean-language edition of Google Assistant, a voice recognition program created by U.S. tech giant Google Inc., industry sources said Wednesday. Google earlier said it will complete the development of the Korean edition of Google Assistant [...]