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Smilegate Establishes Datasets for Online Hate Speech

Smilegate Establishes Datasets for Online Hate Speech

SEOUL, Jan. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — Online game developer Smilegate Holdings Inc. said Thursday that it had established datasets for hateful online comments and speech through its artificial intelligence (AI) center. Alarmed by the sharp increase in hate expressions in online spaces, Smilegate’s AI center established datasets for hateful online comments and speech as a [...]

KOBACO to Use Big Data and AI to Prevent Digital Ad Fraud

KOBACO to Use Big Data and AI to Prevent Digital Ad Fraud

SEOUL, Dec. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — The Korea Broadcast Advertising Corp.(KOBACO), a state-run broadcasting ad agency, said Thursday that it had signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with local IT startups Storelink and Kloser to prevent digital ad fraud. The initiative comes after a soaring number of fraud cases involving abuse of the method of [...]

British Helicopter Operator Pre-orders ‘Butterfly’ Air Taxis Being Co-developed by Hanwha

British Helicopter Operator Pre-orders ‘Butterfly’ Air Taxis Being Co-developed by Hanwha

SEOUL, Dec. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — British helicopter operator Bristow Group Inc. has pre-ordered about 20-50 electric air mobility aircraft being jointly developed by South Korea’s Hanwha Systems Co. and U.S. Overair, according to industry sources Friday. Overair, the California-based air taxi startup, signed a memorandum of understanding with Bristow on Thursday (local time), to [...]

Busan Opens Real Estate Funds to Retail Investors Using Blockchain Technology

Busan Opens Real Estate Funds to Retail Investors Using Blockchain Technology

BUSAN, Dec. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — The city of Busan is turning to blockchain technology to open a new era for retail investors looking to make small purchases of real estate funds. The Busan Blockchain Real-estate Investment Currency (BBRIC), a demonstration project for the Busan metropolitan city government’s blockchain regulation-free special zone, was launched on [...]

New Platform Offers Simultaneous One-click Distribution of Disaster Information to Media Outlets

New Platform Offers Simultaneous One-click Distribution of Disaster Information to Media Outlets

DAEJEON, Dec. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — The Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute said Wednesday that it had developed an integrated disaster warning and alert platform and an on-site customized situation dissemination platform in an effort to ensure fast and accurate transmission of disaster information. The integrated disaster warning and alert platform is capable of sending [...]