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Palm Vein Authentication to Speed Up Airport Services

Palm Vein Authentication to Speed Up Airport Services

SEOUL, Jun. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — Starting next year, passengers will be able to check in at the airport using only palm vein information registered at their bank. The Korea Financial Telecommunications and Clearings Institute (KFTC) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Korea Airports Corporation on Thursday to share and jointly use the [...]

Samsung, SK Telecom Join Hands for 6G R&D

Samsung, SK Telecom Join Hands for 6G R&D

SEOUL, Jun. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. and SK Telecom Co. said Tuesday they have agreed to work together to upgrade the performance of the commercial 5G network and develop technologies related to 6G. Samsung, which provides end-to-end 5G solutions ranging from modems and chipsets to smartphones, has been providing its equipment to [...]

SK Telecom Signs MOUs with Nokia, Ericsson on 6G R&D

SK Telecom Signs MOUs with Nokia, Ericsson on 6G R&D

SEOUL, Jun. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Telecom Co. said Sunday it has agreed with two European telecom equipment makers to work together to upgrade the performance of the commercial 5G network and develop technologies related to 6G. South Korea’s leading mobile carrier signed memoranda of understanding (MOUs) with Finnish firm Nokia on Wednesday and [...]

5G Guard Drones to Combat Illegal Drones and Terrorism

5G Guard Drones to Combat Illegal Drones and Terrorism

BUSAN, Jun. 14 (Korea Bizwire) – SK Telecom Co., jointly with Busan’s Silla University, the 53rd Infantry Division of the ROK Army, and Hanbit Drone Inc., a drone solution firm, tested a newly developed system to counter illegal drones on Thursday. SK Telecom explained that it is South Korea’s first system ever created to detect, identify, track, [...]

SK Telecom, Microsoft Sign MOU on 5G, AI, Cloud Computing

SK Telecom, Microsoft Sign MOU on 5G, AI, Cloud Computing

SEOUL, May 13 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Telecom Co. and Microsoft Corp. have agreed to collaborate in cutting-edge ICT areas, including 5G, artificial intelligence (AI) and cloud computing, to foster new business opportunities, the companies said Monday. The South Korean telecom and U.S. tech giants signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) last week to combine [...]

Agricultural Products Fertilized with Starbucks Coffee Compost Return to Customers

Agricultural Products Fertilized with Starbucks Coffee Compost Return to Customers

SEOUL, Apr. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — Starbucks coffee grounds are composted and sprayed on farmland, and agricultural products grown as food for the compost will be reborn as Starbucks products. Starbucks Coffee Korea Co. announced on Tuesday that it had signed a mutually beneficial agreement with the city of Pyeongtaek on Monday, along with the [...]

S. Korea Teams Up with Saudi Arabia to Establish Intellectual Property Management System

S. Korea Teams Up with Saudi Arabia to Establish Intellectual Property Management System

DAEJEON, Apr. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea will participate in a project to establish an ecosystem for intellectual property led by the Saudi Arabian government aiming to achieve its national goal of ‘Vision 2030’. Park Won-joo, Korean Intellectual Property Office (KIPO) Commissioner, and Mohammed Al-Swailem, the CEO of Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property, met [...]

SK Telecom, Shinsegae Join Hands on Future Retail Model

SK Telecom, Shinsegae Join Hands on Future Retail Model

SEOUL, Apr. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean mobile carrier SK Telecom Co. said Tuesday it will collaborate with retail giant Shinsegae to develop a next-generation retail business model based on 5G and an advanced ICT platform. SK Telecom and Shinsegae I&C Co., Shinsegae’s IT subsidiary, signed a memorandum of understanding to develop a new [...]

LG Uplus Partners with Nvidia for Cloud Gaming

LG Uplus Partners with Nvidia for Cloud Gaming

SEOUL, Mar. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean mobile carrier LG Uplus Corp. said Thursday it will launch Nvidia’s GeForce NOW cloud gaming platform for Internet Protocol (IP) television services and upcoming 5G smartphones. LG Uplus said it has signed an exclusive deal with Nvidia, a U.S.-based graphics processing unit (GPU) manufacturer, to give access [...]