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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 [...]

N. Korea Holds Nationwide Computer Programming Competition

N. Korea Holds Nationwide Computer Programming Competition

SEOUL, Nov. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — North Korea has opened a nationwide computer programming competition aimed at cultivating talents to lead the country’s information and technology development, a propaganda outlet said Tuesday. A semifinal for the competition, organized by the Kimchaek University of Technology, took place between Nov. 5-15, with the final match slated to [...]

IBK to Offer ‘Dotori’ Account Service in Cyworld’s Metaverse Platform

IBK to Offer ‘Dotori’ Account Service in Cyworld’s Metaverse Platform

SEOUL, Nov. 19 (Korea Bizwire) – The financial industry is beginning to explore the possibility of businesses in the metaverse space, where digital assets could serve as a new growth engine for the banking sector. Cyworld Z, operator of Cyworld service, announced on Thursday that the state-run Industrial Bank of Korea (IBK) will enter the [...]

LG Electronics to Launch Automotive AR Software Business

LG Electronics to Launch Automotive AR Software Business

SEOUL, Nov. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — LG Electronics Inc. has announced plans to launch an automotive augmented reality (AR) software business after years of striving to grow its automotive electronics business into a future cash cow. The South Korean tech giant said Thursday that it will kick-start operations to provide AR software solutions to automakers. [...]

Conglomerates’ IT Service Units Under Pressure to Diversify Income Sources

Conglomerates’ IT Service Units Under Pressure to Diversify Income Sources

SEOUL, Nov. 1 (Korea Bizwire) — As the Fair Trade Commission is stepping up pressure on conglomerates to reduce reliance on intra-group transactions in the area of IT services, their IT service affiliates are looking for ways to survive through income diversification. Samsung SDS Co., an IT service unit of Samsung Group, revealed last week [...]

Naver Unveils New AI-powered Search Service

Naver Unveils New AI-powered Search Service

SEOUL, Oct. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s dominant internet portal operator Naver Corp. on Thursday introduced a new personalized search service dubbed AiR Search. The service, powered by Naver’s artificial intelligence (AI) technology, will provide results in block units that reflect current trends and individual interests. “AiR Search will be the beginning of a [...]

KT Communication Services Disrupted Across Country

KT Communication Services Disrupted Across Country

SEOUL, Oct. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — KT Corp., a major South Korean telecom operator, apologized Monday for the inconvenience caused by disruptions of its services that affected customers across the country. KT’s services, including the internet, payment and phone call services, were disrupted beginning at around 11 a.m. KT appeared to have recovered most of [...]

Over 30 Countries Vow Stronger Ties to Counter Ransomware Attacks in U.S.-led Meeting

Over 30 Countries Vow Stronger Ties to Counter Ransomware Attacks in U.S.-led Meeting

SEOUL, Oct. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — More than 30 countries, including South Korea, Japan and Britain, pledged to work together to combat the growing threat of ransomware attacks in a virtual conference hosted by the United States, a joint statement from the meeting showed Friday. The two-day “counter ransomware initiative” meeting ended Thursday (U.S. time) [...]