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S. Korea’s Tech Trade Logs Second-highest Tally of US$29 bln in 2020

S. Korea’s Tech Trade Logs Second-highest Tally of US$29 bln in 2020

SEOUL, Jan. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s technology trade reached the second-highest tally ever of US$29.9 billion in 2020, down 5.5 percent from the previous year, amid the global pandemic, government data showed Friday. The technology trade refers to the country’s international technology transactions, such as the use of patents, licenses and technical services, [...]

Smilegate Establishes Datasets for Online Hate Speech

Smilegate Establishes Datasets for Online Hate Speech

SEOUL, Jan. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — Online game developer Smilegate Holdings Inc. said Thursday that it had established datasets for hateful online comments and speech through its artificial intelligence (AI) center. Alarmed by the sharp increase in hate expressions in online spaces, Smilegate’s AI center established datasets for hateful online comments and speech as a [...]

New Protein Absorbent Collects Rare Earth Elements from Steel Slag

New Protein Absorbent Collects Rare Earth Elements from Steel Slag

DAEJEON, Jan. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — A South Korean research team has developed a protein absorbent that can collect rare earth elements from steel slag, an industrial by-product. The National Research Foundation of Korea said Tuesday that researchers at the Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology had integrated two different types of proteins, one that [...]

MOU Signed to Expand East Asian Radio Telescope Network Project

MOU Signed to Expand East Asian Radio Telescope Network Project

SEJONG, Jan. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — An astronomy project to explore the universe by connecting 22 radio telescopes in East Asia will be expanded. The National Geographic Information Institute (NGII) said Wednesday that it had signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for the East Asian VLBI joint operation and technical cooperation with seven astronomical institutions [...]

Samsung Unveils New Mobile Processor with Stronger Graphic Performance

Samsung Unveils New Mobile Processor with Stronger Graphic Performance

SEOUL, Jan. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. on Tuesday unveiled an advanced mobile application processor in the latest move to bolster its minimal presence in the global mobile application processor market. Samsung said the new processor, the Exynos 2200, is built on the most advanced 4-nanometer extreme ultraviolet lithography process and is empowered [...]

Samsung Acquires Patent for ‘Multi-foldable’ Technology

Samsung Acquires Patent for ‘Multi-foldable’ Technology

SEOUL, Jan. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — A new path has opened for Samsung Electronics Co. to produce an eye-catching laptop with a foldable display and keyboard. The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), a U.N.’s intellectual property agency, finally approved a patent named ‘multi-foldable electronic appliance’ registered in July last year by Samsung Electronics, according to [...]

Korea Railroad Research Institute Develops Fanless Dust Collector that Can Reduce Noise and Fine Dust

Korea Railroad Research Institute Develops Fanless Dust Collector that Can Reduce Noise and Fine Dust

SEOUL, Jan. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — A state-run railway research body has developed new technology that can reduce both the noise and fine dust generated around railroad and subway tracks. The Korea Railroad Research Institute said Monday that it had developed a ‘noise reduction-type fanless dust collector.’ With a minimal thickness, the fanless dust collector [...]