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SK Telecom to Use AI to Manage Its Network

SK Telecom to Use AI to Manage Its Network

SEOUL, Oct. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Telecom Co., South Korea’s top mobile carrier, said Thursday that it has expanded its artificial intelligence (AI)-based system, TANGO, to manage its wireless network. TANGO, based on big data and machine learning technologies, is designed to solve various network related problems by itself. The company first applied TANGO [...]

Naver’s European AI Research Team Debuts at Developers’ Meeting

Naver’s European AI Research Team Debuts at Developers’ Meeting

SEOUL, Oct. 18 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korean web giant Naver’s new European-based artificial intelligence research team has debuted at the company’s annual developers’ meeting this year. The research group, dubbed Naver Labs Europe, is an institute based in Grenoble in Southeastern France that used to be called ‘Xerox Research Centre Europe’, which Naver took over [...]

Naver Showcases Ambient Intelligence-Based Robots

Naver Showcases Ambient Intelligence-Based Robots

SEOUL, Oct. 16 (Korea Bizwire) – Naver Corp., South Korea’s top Internet portal operator, showcased nine robots Monday as it aims to transform itself into a company with the combination of Artificial Intelligence (AI), software and hardware products. Naver launched its ambient Intelligence (AmI)-based robot lineup that is relatively cheap compared to past models. AmI [...]

Automatic Recommendation Functions for IT Content Becoming Ubiquitous

Automatic Recommendation Functions for IT Content Becoming Ubiquitous

SEOUL, Oct. 4 (Korea Bizwire) – Automatic recommendation systems, in which a machine analyzes a user’s interests and shows news articles, video-clips, music, and other items which suit his or her taste, are becoming ubiquitous. The function was unthinkable even a few years ago on domestic machines. As mobile services whose contents need to be selectively [...]

New GPS System to Identify Location of Reports of Road Accidents on Highways

New GPS System to Identify Location of Reports of Road Accidents on Highways

SEOUL, Sept. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean road safety authorities have adopted a new GPS system to better identify the location of callers reporting traffic accidents on highways. According to the Korea Expressway Corporation on Wednesday, the highway call center has introduced a new GPS-based system that tracks down the location of those calling in [...]

Chinese IT Firm LeEco Taps South Korean Market

Chinese IT Firm LeEco Taps South Korean Market

SEOUL, Sept. 23 (Korea Bizwire) – China-based IT firm LeEco kicked off a flagship store in South Korea to start sales of its products here, industry sources said Saturday. LeEco, launched as video-streaming service provider in 2004, has been gradually expanding its business portfolio to cover automobiles and handsets. Its mobile products are considered to [...]

Self-Driving Bus to Hit the Streets by the End of the Month

Self-Driving Bus to Hit the Streets by the End of the Month

SEOUL, Sept. 22 (Korea Bizwire) – A temporary permit issued to conglomerate KT by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport (MOLIT) has cleared the path for a locally developed self-driving bus to be tested on the road. KT highlighted the momentous impact of the occasion in a public statement: “Until now, the Ministry of [...]

New and Improved “Next Generation” Toilet Comes to Dongdaemun Design Plaza

New and Improved “Next Generation” Toilet Comes to Dongdaemun Design Plaza

  Visitors to Dongdaemun Design Plaza from September 21 through 27 will get to take a look at toilets of the future. (Image: UNIST) ULSAN, Sept. 21 (Korea Bizwire) – Visitors to Dongdaemun Design Plaza from September 21 through 27 will get to take a look at toilets of the future. Named Walden 1.0 and [...]