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YouTube is Korea’s Top Video Sharing Platform

YouTube is Korea’s Top Video Sharing Platform

SEOUL, Jun. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — Use of the global video-sharing platform YouTube in Korea accounted for almost 86 percent of videos consumed on mobile apps, according to a research survey released today. Media research firm Wiseapp surveyed the total number of hours used on video playing applications in May. Results showed that 30.43 million [...]

LG Electronics Offers Chatbot Service for Customers

LG Electronics Offers Chatbot Service for Customers

SEOUL, Jun. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — LG Electronics Co., a global leader in consumer electronics and mobile communications, said Tuesday it has adopted around-the-clock chatbot service to enhance customers’ convenience. LG Electronics’ chatbot service was based on its artificial intelligence platform called DeepThinQ and an analysis of about 10 million customer complaints about its products, [...]

Parking Tickets Go High-tech

Parking Tickets Go High-tech

SEOUL, Jun. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — The Seoul Metropolitan Government is trying to lower costs by digitalizing parking tickets. According to an official announcement yesterday, the city will join hands with the Korea Internet and Security Agency (KISA) to create a digital system that will make it possible to transmit parking tickets via a mobile [...]

Naver to Launch AI-Based Music Service

Naver to Launch AI-Based Music Service

SEOUL, Jun. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s top portal operator, Naver Corp., said Monday that it will launch a music recommendation service that uses artificial intelligence (AI). The service, called VIBE, makes recommendations according to each user’s music preferences and patterns, Naver said. The service collects data that is then used to improve recommendations [...]

Ministry to Implement Payment System for Small Businesses

Ministry to Implement Payment System for Small Businesses

SEOUL, Jun. 7 (Korea Bizwire) — A new payment system will be implemented aimed at addressing one of the top difficulties small businesses face, payment processing charges. Hong Jong-hak, the minister of SMEs and Startups, stated at a gathering relating to the issue today that an innovative payment system is needed to relieve small businesses [...]

Samsung’s Creative Lab Supports Three More Startups

Samsung’s Creative Lab Supports Three More Startups

SEOUL, Jun. 7 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics revealed yesterday that it had selected three startups developed internally and discovered through “Creative Lab,” a program developed to nurture internal startups. With the three additional startups, the total number of startups supported by Samsung’s Creative Lab totals 34. The newly selected startups are Agwart, Catch Flow [...]

S. Korea to Use AI in Drug Discovery

S. Korea to Use AI in Drug Discovery

SEOUL, Jun. 7 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea will spearhead a project to develop a drug platform based on artificial intelligence (AI) and big data, the government said Thursday, in the latest effort to transform the country into a global biotech and medical industry hub. A total of four research centers and universities — the [...]

Seoul Asks Beijing for Fair Investigation into Korean Chipmakers

Seoul Asks Beijing for Fair Investigation into Korean Chipmakers

SEOUL, Jun. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s industry minister called on China to fairly conduct an antitrust probe into two Korean chipmakers as regulators are reportedly looking into their alleged price fixing, his office said Tuesday. Paik Un-gyu, South Korean minister of trade, industry and energy, made the request during a meeting with China’s [...]