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S. Korean Schools Bring AI Technology to the Classroom

S. Korean Schools Bring AI Technology to the Classroom

SEOUL, Apr. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean education institutions are scrambling to incorporate artificial intelligence (AI) technology in classrooms across the country. The Seoul Metropolitan Office of Education (SMOE) announced that it is developing a curriculum for a new course on AI technology, which will soon be provided as an optional course for high [...]

Army Captain Develops AI Program that Predicts Aftereffects of a Stroke

Army Captain Develops AI Program that Predicts Aftereffects of a Stroke

SEOUL, Apr. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — Capt. Heo Jun-nyeong of the 21st Infantry Division of the ROK Army has developed an artificial intelligence (AI) program that can predict the aftereffects of a stroke. The Army announced on Sunday that Heo’s paper on the AI program was published by Stroke, an internationally acclaimed journal on strokes. [...]

Banks to Fully Open Payment Network to Fintech Firms in December: Official

Banks to Fully Open Payment Network to Fintech Firms in December: Official

SEOUL, Apr. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — Banks in South Korea will fully open their payment network to fintech firms in December, officials said Monday, in a fresh effort to encourage development of new payment services and greater competition in the financial sector. Currently, only banks can access the payment network, but even banks are allowed [...]

LG in Talks with Carriers to Delay 5G Phone Launch Schedule

LG in Talks with Carriers to Delay 5G Phone Launch Schedule

SEOUL, Apr. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — LG Electronics Inc. has been in talks with South Korea’s three mobile carriers to delay the release date of its first 5G smartphone so as to better ensure stable service, industry sources said Monday. LG Electronics had initially planned to launch V50 ThinQ in domestic market on April 19, [...]

KB Kookmin Bank Introduces Palm Vein Recognition Service for Cash Withdrawals

KB Kookmin Bank Introduces Palm Vein Recognition Service for Cash Withdrawals

SEOUL, Apr. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean lender KB Kookmin Bank has introduced a new service that allows customers to make withdrawals through hand recognition, instead of having to use a bankbook, stamp or password. The bank announced on Sunday that customers will now be able to make withdrawals at the counter using palm [...]

Samsung Unveils Galaxy A80 with Rotating Camera in Thailand

Samsung Unveils Galaxy A80 with Rotating Camera in Thailand

SEOUL, Apr. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Thursday it has showed off its latest mid-range Galaxy A series with its first rotating camera in Thailand to target tech-savvy consumers in the Southeast Asian nation. The South Korean electronics giant unveiled the Galaxy A80 with a 6.7-inch full screen design without a notch, [...]

DAPA Seeks Blockchain Platform for Transparency in Defense Projects

DAPA Seeks Blockchain Platform for Transparency in Defense Projects

SEOUL, Apr. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s state arms procurement agency will push to build a blockchain-based platform to enhance transparency and efficiency in conducting defense acquisition projects, officials said Wednesday. A blockchain refers to a growing list of digital data organized in blocks and managed by multiple computers under a shared network with [...]