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Top Ten Promising Technologies of Future Include Fake News Spotting AI

Top Ten Promising Technologies of Future Include Fake News Spotting AI

SEOUL, March 21 (Korea Bizwire) – The Korea Institute of S&T (Science and Technology) Evaluation and Planning presented Monday the top ten promising technologies of the future, which included artificial intelligence that tracks down fake news.  Fake news has become a serious social issue for South Korea, as for the rest of the world, costing [...]

Google’s AI Software Wins Top Score Among Machines in Translation Battle

Google’s AI Software Wins Top Score Among Machines in Translation Battle

SEOUL, Feb. 22 (Korea Bizwire) – Artificial intelligence (AI) language software by U.S. Internet giant Google Inc., scored higher than its rival AI machines in a translation battle between humans and machines held in South Korea earlier this week, industry officials said Wednesday.  On Tuesday, a group of four professional translators competed against three AI-powered [...]

Businesses Turn to IT Services to Cut Costs

Businesses Turn to IT Services to Cut Costs

SEOUL, Feb. 15 (Korea Bizwire) – IT solutions and services have become a popular go-to for Korean businesses struggling with stagnant growth, allowing them to cut operating costs while boosting productivity. Fuji Xerox Korea is one of the companies that offers such services. The company’s IT solutions focus on integrating multi-function devices with cloud computing, [...]

IT Superpower? Some Korean Businesses Lack Official Websites

IT Superpower? Some Korean Businesses Lack Official Websites

SEOUL, Feb. 13 (Korea Bizwire) – The percentage of Korean companies that have official websites languishes far below the OECD average, which might lead some to question whether Korea is really an ICT powerhouse.  According to a Digital Economy Outlook report released by OECD on February 12, only 61.3% of Korean enterprises had a website, tied [...]

AI-Made Films Not Far Off

AI-Made Films Not Far Off

SEOUL, Feb. 1 (Korea Bizwire) – Last year, artificial intelligence computer IBM Watson again stunned the world by generating a trailer for Morgan, a horror/thriller film from 20th Century Fox.  Watson studied some 100 horror movie trailers beforehand, selected ten of the most tension-driven scenes from Morgan, and produced a trailer (with a bit of [...]

Telecom Big Three Battle over AI Personal Assistants

Telecom Big Three Battle over AI Personal Assistants

SEOUL, Jan. 18 (Korea Bizwire) – Korea’s big three telecommunication companies – SK Telecom, KT Corp., and LG Uplus – are set to wage battle over the next big thing in the tech industry – artificial intelligence.  SK Telecom began its AI endeavor with NUGU, an AI speaker that connects with smartphones to carry out [...]

Samsung Laptop Gets Top Marks from U.S. Consumer Reviewer

Samsung Laptop Gets Top Marks from U.S. Consumer Reviewer

SEOUL, Dec. 14 (Korea Bizwire) – A lightweight laptop computer by South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics Co. has received the best evaluation from a U.S. consumer magazine, beating those by foreign rivals, its publication showed Wednesday.  Samsung’s Notebook 9 clinched the top spot with 77 points out of 100 in the most recent review by [...]

Patents for Computer Programming Education Materials On the Rise

Patents for Computer Programming Education Materials On the Rise

DAEJEON, Dec. 5 (Korea Bizwire) – Computer programming has become an essential aspect of modern society, in which we are increasingly surrounded by infrastructure and products brought to life through code and computer languages like Java or C.  In line with these tech innovations, the number of patents related to computer programming education has increased [...]

Artificial Intelligence Challenges Humans in Quiz Competition

Artificial Intelligence Challenges Humans in Quiz Competition

DAEJEON, Nov. 15 (Korea Bizwire) – In yet another challenge of man versus machine, the Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute announced Monday that its AI software Exobrain will participate in the SK-sponsored scholarship program Janghak Quiz on Friday.  Exobrain is a deep learning AI software that can be used in a multitude of domains. It [...]