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Samsung to Hire Record Number of Postgraduate Researchers for Chips, AI

Samsung to Hire Record Number of Postgraduate Researchers for Chips, AI

SEOUL, July 1 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Wednesday it plans to hire a record number of postgraduate researchers this year to secure future technologies in the semiconductor and artificial intelligence (AI) sectors. The South Korean tech giant said it will hire 1,000 postgraduate engineers by the end of this year. Samsung already [...]

Samsung Electronics Names AI Guru as Head of R&D Hub

Samsung Electronics Names AI Guru as Head of R&D Hub

SEOUL, June 24 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Wednesday it has named a renowned artificial intelligence (AI) expert as chief of its research and development (R&D) hub. The South Korean tech giant said Sebastian Seung, professor at Princeton University’s Neuroscience Institute and Department of Computer Science, will lead Samsung Research, the R&D hub [...]

Naver Upgrades AI Cleanbot to Protect Users from Malicious Comments

Naver Upgrades AI Cleanbot to Protect Users from Malicious Comments

SEOUL, June 22 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s top portal operator Naver Co. announced on Friday that it had upgraded its artificial intelligence (AI) cleanbot further to protect its users from being exposed to malicious comments. Naver’s AI cleanbot, thus far, has automatically detected and hid comments with abusive language and slang. Since April 2019, [...]

Tech Firms Support Virus Fight with Mobile QR-code Apps

Tech Firms Support Virus Fight with Mobile QR-code Apps

SEOUL, June 20 (Korea Bizwire) — Major South Korean tech firms are supporting the country’s virus fight with their own smartphone applications for QR code-based registration, a scheme meant to stem further spread of the new coronavirus and trace potential cases, industry sources said Saturday. Starting on June 10, the country has enforced QR code-based [...]

Huawei Inks Partnership to Support S. Korea’s AI Companies

Huawei Inks Partnership to Support S. Korea’s AI Companies

SEOUL, June 19 (Korea Bizwire) — The Korean unit of Chinese tech giant Huawei Technologies Co. on Friday signed a partnership deal to support South Korea’s artificial intelligence (AI) businesses as it tries to expand its presence here. Under the deal with the Korean Artificial Intelligence Association, which represents some 300 startups in the AI [...]

KT Joins Hands with Real Estate Investor for Uzbek Data Center Biz

KT Joins Hands with Real Estate Investor for Uzbek Data Center Biz

SEOUL, June 17 (Korea Bizwire) — KT Corp., South Korea’s leading telecommunications firm, said Wednesday it has joined hands with the country’s top real estate investor to seek internet data center (IDC) business opportunities in Uzbekistan. Under the partnership with Igis Asset Management Co., KT will provide its know-how and technology solutions in the IDC [...]

LG Electronics to Develop Service Robot Solutions with Local Partners by Nov.

LG Electronics to Develop Service Robot Solutions with Local Partners by Nov.

SEOUL, June 12 (Korea Bizwire) — LG Electronics Inc., South Korea’s major home appliance maker, said Friday that it will develop service robot solutions with local partners by November. LG said it will join forces with Woowa Brothers Corp., South Korea’s top food delivery app operator, and Korea Institute for Robot Industry Advancement to develop [...]