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Naver Line Helps Users Avoid Awkward Misplaced Messages

Naver Line Helps Users Avoid Awkward Misplaced Messages

SEOUL, Nov. 17 (Korea Bizwire) –Naver Line has jumped ahead of its fellow South Korean instant messaging service KakaoTalk by upgrading its text delete capabilities. Previously, deleting a wrongly sent text would only make the mistake disappear on the sender’s screen, but the message would remain on the recipient’s device. After the announcement made by [...]

Southn Korea Tech Giants Win CES 2018 Innovation Awards

Southn Korea Tech Giants Win CES 2018 Innovation Awards

SEOUL, Nov. 10 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korean tech giants’ products won honors from the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2018 Innovation Awards, industry sources said Friday, proving their competitiveness in the global market. Samsung Electronics Co. said 36 of its products were named “Innovation Honorees,” including two “Best of Innovation” honors for its TV and [...]

New Approval System to Permit Wider Use of Drones

New Approval System to Permit Wider Use of Drones

SEOUL, Nov. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — A new approval system is set to expand the use of drones in South Korea, including night flying, long-distance delivery, and live broadcasting. According to the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport on Thursday, the new measure designed to boost the drone industry through relaxed regulations and government support [...]

LG Rolls Out Assistant Robots at Starfield Hanam

LG Rolls Out Assistant Robots at Starfield Hanam

SEOUL, Nov. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — LG Electronics is introducing assistant robots at one of the biggest shopping malls in South Korea. The robots will be serving as helpers to provide information to visitors and help them locate stores and other facilities at the mall. “Two of our assistant robots have been deployed for an on-site [...]

Patents for Exosuits On the Rise

Patents for Exosuits On the Rise

DAEJEON, Oct. 23 (Korea Bizwire) – The number of patent applications filed for powered exoskeletons, also known as exosuits, are increasing steadily in South Korea, as the economy shifts towards the so-called Fourth Industrial Revolution. Reports of an increasing number of patent applications for exosuits come with emphasis being placed on the field of robotics, one [...]

Naver Unleashes Line Friends AI Speakers Promotion in Bid to Win Nascent AI Speaker Market

Naver Unleashes Line Friends AI Speakers Promotion in Bid to Win Nascent AI Speaker Market

SEOUL, Oct. 17 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korean search engine leader Naver announced today that its AI speakers will become available for purchase on its music service website starting October 26. The special promotional deal will offer the capsule-shaped, Brown and Sally-inspired (popular emoji characters from Naver’s messaging service Line) AI speaker with a one-year [...]

AI Speaker Wars, Round 1: Kakao Mini and Naver Wave Fly Off the Shelves

AI Speaker Wars, Round 1: Kakao Mini and Naver Wave Fly Off the Shelves

SEOUL, Sept. 19 (Korea Bizwire) – There are no losers, only winners, in the first round of the AI speaker confrontation between Kakao and Naver, as pre-sales of each tech company’s flagship product were effectively over minutes after they began.  Pre-sales of the Kakao Mini started on September 18 and lasted only 38 minutes. The [...]