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Hyundai Mobis to Test Semi-autonomous Vehicle in U.S. This Year

Hyundai Mobis to Test Semi-autonomous Vehicle in U.S. This Year

SEOUL, Apr. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — Hyundai Mobis Co., South Korea’s biggest auto parts maker, said Thursday it will test a self-driving vehicle in the United States this year, with an aim to mass-produce a semi-autonomous car in 2022. The company said it plans to start test driving a vehicle named M.BILLY on the motorways [...]

Samsung’s Advert on Fridge Customized for India Popular on YouTube

Samsung’s Advert on Fridge Customized for India Popular on YouTube

SEOUL, Apr. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Thursday its advertisement showcasing refrigerators specially made for the Indian market went viral on the video-sharing platform YouTube, claiming the popularity reflects the company’s increasing presence in the growing Asian market. The advertisement, which introduces the Digital Inverter Refrigerator, which can maintain temperature amid power [...]

Demand for Larger TVs Growing in S. Korea

Demand for Larger TVs Growing in S. Korea

SEOUL, Apr. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — The demand for larger television sets has been growing over the past few years in South Korea, industry data showed Thursday, alongside lower average prices. Industry data showed the average size of Samsung Electronics Co.’s TVs sold in the country came to 54 inches last year, up sharply from [...]

Kakao to Inject Large Sums Into Investment Firm, Overseas Operations

Kakao to Inject Large Sums Into Investment Firm, Overseas Operations

SEOUL, April 18 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea’s top mobile messenger operator, Kakao Corp., said Wednesday that it will inject billions of won into its investment firm and overseas operation to generate the best possible synergy going forward. The company said it has decided to inject 70 billion won (US$65.5 million) into Kakao Investment, a wholly owned subsidiary that specializes in capital ventures. “The move could lay [...]

SK Unveils AI Solution for Reviewing Resumes

SK Unveils AI Solution for Reviewing Resumes

SEOUL, Apr. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Holdings Co. on Monday showcased a new human resources solution that utilizes artificial intelligence (AI) technology, allowing clients to simplify the process of reviewing resumes. The company said the program, “Aibril HR,” will be utilized by the local recruitment service provider Scout. Under the cooperation, the two companies [...]

Biz Group Says Disclosure of Samsung’ Workplace Environment Details Should Be Lmited

Biz Group Says Disclosure of Samsung’ Workplace Environment Details Should Be Lmited

SEOUL, Apr. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — A local business lobby said on Sunday the possible disclosure of Samsung Electronics Co.’s workplace environmental assessment report, which was demanded by former workers due to health concerns, should be limited so as to protect sensitive trade secrets. Former workers suffering from illnesses have been demanding the South Korean [...]