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Naver to Cooperate with Qualcomm on AI Patform

Naver to Cooperate with Qualcomm on AI Patform

SEOUL, Jun. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — Naver Corp., South Korea’s top Internet portal operator, said Monday that it will work with global chipmaker Qualcomm Inc. to further develop its artificial intelligence (AI) platform, Clova. Under an agreement with Qualcomm’s subsidiary, Qualcomm Technologies, Naver will provide Clova for use with the global giant’s Internet of Things (IoT) [...]

Rising Demand for Chips to Be Positive Sign for Samsung and SK Hynix

Rising Demand for Chips to Be Positive Sign for Samsung and SK Hynix

SEOUL, May 4 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korean chipmakers are set to benefit from rising demand for semiconductors, a global market research firm said Wednesday. The average price of the mainstay dynamic random-access memory chip (DRAM) product ‘DDR4 4Gb 512Mx8 2133MHz’ jumped more than 12 percent to US$3.09 as of April 28 from $2.75 on March 31, according to DRAMeXchange. The memory and storage [...]

Seoul to Invest about $450 Million to Develop Nanotechnology Sector

Seoul to Invest about $450 Million to Develop Nanotechnology Sector

SEOUL, March 14 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea’s science ministry said Tuesday that it will spend 514.1 billion won (US$447.8 million) this year on developing core nanotechnology know-how to improve the competitiveness of the country’s industrial sector. The 2017 spending plan is roughly on par with the 518.1 billion won earmarked in 2016 and aims [...]

S. Korea’s IT Industry Relies Heavily on Hardware

S. Korea’s IT Industry Relies Heavily on Hardware

SEOUL, March 13 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea’s information technology (IT) industry depends overwhelmingly on hardware, failing to keep pace with the global trend of focusing on software, a report said Monday.  According to the report by the Institute for Information & Communications Technology Promotion, software companies accounted for 15 percent of the total market [...]

Korea Develops ‘Magically Vanishing’ Semiconductor Component

DAEJEON, Oct. 17 (Korea Bizwire) – A research team from Kookmin University has developed an electronic device for semiconductors that can self-dissolve leaving no residue, a technology that would ultimately make Hollywood spy films come to reality.  This transient electronics research was done using nitrocellulose paper, frequently used by magicians as their ‘magic’ flash papers.  [...]