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SKT Eyes Cooperation with Microsoft on Xbox Game Development

SKT Eyes Cooperation with Microsoft on Xbox Game Development

SEOUL, Jan. 15 (Korea Bizwire) – SK Telecom Co., South Korea’s top mobile carrier, said Wednesday it aims to expand cooperation with Microsoft Corp. on console games. SKT said it plans to support the development of games for Xbox, a home video game console manufactured by Microsoft, by boosting investment and marketing activities. To initiate [...]

LG Joins Hands with U.S. Firm for In-vehicle Infotainment System

LG Joins Hands with U.S. Firm for In-vehicle Infotainment System

SEOUL, Jan. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — LG Electronics Inc. said Tuesday it has signed a partnership with U.S.-based automotive voice recognition solutions provider Cerence Inc. to develop an in-vehicle infotainment (IVI) system. Under the deal, which was signed on the sidelines of Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada, last week, LG and Cerence will [...]

Samsung to Buy U.S. Network Service Provider to Expand 5G Infrastructure

Samsung to Buy U.S. Network Service Provider to Expand 5G Infrastructure

SEOUL, Jan. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Tuesday it will acquire U.S. network service provider TeleWorld Solutions (TWS) Inc. to better provide 5G infrastructure and solutions. Under the deal, TWS will be a wholly owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics America Inc., according to the South Korean tech giant. Samsung didn’t reveal the [...]

SKT Forms Task Force with 5 Asian Telcos on 5G Mobile Edge Computing

SKT Forms Task Force with 5 Asian Telcos on 5G Mobile Edge Computing

SEOUL, Jan. 13 (Korea Bizwire) –- SK Telecom Co. (SKT), South Korea’s largest mobile carrier, said Monday it has formed an international task force with five Asian telecommunication firms to develop 5G mobile edge computing (MEC) technologies and services. Led by SKT, Global MEC TF will be comprised of Hong Kong’s PCCW Global Ltd. and [...]

LG Electronics Inks Partnership with Canadian Startup on AI

LG Electronics Inks Partnership with Canadian Startup on AI

SEOUL, Jan. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — LG Electronics Inc., a major South Korean tech firm, said Sunday it will joins hands with a Canadian startup to research and develop artificial intelligence (AI) technologies. Under the partnership with Element AI Inc., LG Electronics will collaborate in developing human-like algorithms that can be applied to various products [...]

Samsung to Produce Baidu’s AI Chip

Samsung to Produce Baidu’s AI Chip

SEOUL, Dec. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co., the world’s No. 1 memory chipmaker, said Wednesday it will mass-produce an artificial intelligence (AI) chip for Chinese web portal operator Baidu Inc. early next year. Samsung will manufacture Baidu KUNLUN, the Chinese internet firm’s first cloud-to-edge AI accelerator, which is to be built on Baidu’s [...]

KT Signs Partnership with 360-degree Camera Maker

KT Signs Partnership with 360-degree Camera Maker

SEOUL, Dec. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — KT Corp., South Korea’s leading telecommunication service provider, said Tuesday it has signed a strategic partnership with the world’s top 360-degree camera maker to offer better 5G-based video communication service. Under the agreement with Insta360, KT said its Real 360 service, which allows users to chat with others in [...]