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S. Korea to Train 1,700 Drone Operators Annually to Meet Demand

S. Korea to Train 1,700 Drone Operators Annually to Meet Demand

SEOUL, March 21 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea is planning to train 1,700 drone operators a year to meet growing demand in the commercial drone industry, the transport ministry said Tuesday.  The country will add four official centers aimed at training drone operators this month, bringing the total to 11, the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure [...]

Korea Uses Satellites to Maintain Agricultural Produce Freshness During Shipping

Korea Uses Satellites to Maintain Agricultural Produce Freshness During Shipping

JINJU, South Korea, March 17 (Korea Bizwire) – The Foundation of Agricultural Technology Commercialization & Transfer (FACT) is testing a self-developed shipping container maintenance technology that allows for the export of fresh agricultural produce via container ships.  According to officials, 614 kilograms of strawberries from Jinju, South Gyeongsang Province, are being shipped off to Singapore [...]

S. Korea 6th Biggest Target of Trojan Horse Malware Attacks: Report

S. Korea 6th Biggest Target of Trojan Horse Malware Attacks: Report

SEOUL, March 16 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea was the sixth-biggest target of Trojan horse malware attacks in mobile banking last year, a multinational cybersecurity firm said Thursday.  The most vulnerable country was Russia, followed by Australia, according to the Kaspersky Security Bulletin 2016.  The Russian multinational cybersecurity and anti-virus provider, Kaspersky Lab, said it [...]

Busan Port Incorporates IoT to Boost Competitiveness

Busan Port Incorporates IoT to Boost Competitiveness

BUSAN, March 15 (Korea Bizwire) – Still reeling from the Hanjin Shipping crisis, South Korea’s largest port is incorporating Internet of Things technology to transform into a high-tech logistics destination.  In accordance with a MOU signed on Tuesday, Lotte Data Communication, with its IoT technology, and KL-NET, a port logistics IT company, will be developing [...]

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 [...]

KT to Have Trial Run of 5G Mobile Network at PyeongChang Games

KT to Have Trial Run of 5G Mobile Network at PyeongChang Games

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea, March 14 (Korea Bizwire) – KT Corp., South Korea’s biggest Internet service provider, plans to offer a trial service of its fifth-generation (5G) mobile network via self-driving buses and drone deliveries at next year’s Winter Olympics, company officials said Tuesday.  KT is gearing up for the 5G trial service as PyeongChang will [...]

Scientists Discover REM Sleep’s Role in Memory Development

Scientists Discover REM Sleep’s Role in Memory Development

SEOUL, Mar. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — A group of South Korean scientists discovered that rapid eye movement (REM) sleep has a role in memory consolidation, a state-run science laboratory said Monday, a finding that could lead to a treatment for diseases related to sleep disorder. The team led by Choi Jee-hyun found that REM sleep [...]