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Software Developers Looking to Escape High Fees of Google and Apple

Software Developers Looking to Escape High Fees of Google and Apple

SEOUL, Nov. 5 (Korea Bizwire) – Smartphones are the ultimate medium nowadays that allow individuals to enjoy most of the content they consume online such as shopping, music, games and social media. The content is distributed through two main channels, Google Play and the App Store by Apple Inc. The former has come to dominate [...]

Kia Launches Mobile App to Enhance Customer Service

Kia Launches Mobile App to Enhance Customer Service

SEOUL, Nov. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — Kia Motors Corp., South Korea’s second-largest carmaker by sales, on Monday launched a mobile application to enhance customer services ranging from car purchases to used car sales. The KIA VIK mobile app allows Kia customers to check prices of Kia vehicles, test drive the vehicles they are considering buying, [...]

Everland Goes ‘Smart’ with IT Technology

Everland Goes ‘Smart’ with IT Technology

SEOUL, Nov. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — Everland, the amusement park operating unit of Samsung C&T Corp., is incorporating cutting-edge information technology to amusement facilities and customer service to provide smart access to visitors. Samsung C&T announced on Sunday the launch of the Samsung Galaxy Friends program for Everland in collaboration with Samsung Electronics. The program [...]

Huawei Korea Chief Willing to Cooperate Fully with LG Uplus

Huawei Korea Chief Willing to Cooperate Fully with LG Uplus

SEOUL, Oct. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — Chinese smartphone producer Huawei Technologies Co. said that it would cooperate with telecommunications giant LG Uplus Corp. by offering the source code for its 5G transmitters if requested. Shawn Meng, the head of Huawei Korea, said that he would be willing to submit the layout and source code when [...]

Starbucks Korea Doubles Down on Cashless Stores

Starbucks Korea Doubles Down on Cashless Stores

SEOUL, Oct. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — Starbucks Coffee Korea Co. is adding 300 more ‘cashless shops’ in addition to the 103 stores currently in operation, starting on Monday. Cashless stores recommend that customers use a means of payment other than cash. The company noted that adding 300 more cashless stores would amount to one-third of [...]

Production of Handsets in S. Korea Falls on Factory Relocation

Production of Handsets in S. Korea Falls on Factory Relocation

SEOUL, Oct. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — The number of handsets produced in South Korea is expected to reach 25 million units in 2018, industry tracker Strategy Analytics’ data showed Tuesday, falling sharply from a decade earlier after major companies relocated their factories abroad. The outlook compares to 136 million units posted in 2008, Strategy Analytics [...]

Majority of S. Koreans Back Kakao’s Carpool: Poll

Majority of S. Koreans Back Kakao’s Carpool: Poll

SEOUL, Oct. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — More than half of South Koreans back the planned launch of Kakao Corp.’s carpool service, which sparked angry protests from the taxi industry, a survey showed Monday. In a survey conducted by Realmeter with 500 adults across the country Friday, 56 percent of the respondents said they agree with [...]

Samsung to Lend Hand in Fostering 500 Startups

Samsung to Lend Hand in Fostering 500 Startups

SEOUL, Oct. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Wednesday it will support 500 startups over the next five years in response to the government’s call to bolster the national economy and create more jobs. The project comes as a follow-up of Samsung Electronics’ announcement made in August, when it vowed to invest a [...]