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Hyundai Motor’s Video for Indian Market Hits Record Number of YouTube Views

Hyundai Motor’s Video for Indian Market Hits Record Number of YouTube Views

SEOUL, Aug. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — An advertisement video for South Korea’s No. 1 carmaker, Hyundai Motor Co., has drawn a record 215 million views on YouTube, according to an ad agency Monday. The video was produced by Innocean Worldwide Inc. to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the South Korean automaker’s inroads into the Indian [...]

Samsung Unveils Galaxy Note 9 with Stronger Battery, Enhanced Stylus

Samsung Unveils Galaxy Note 9 with Stronger Battery, Enhanced Stylus

SEOUL, Aug. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. unveiled Friday the Galaxy Note 9 phablet, which is equipped with a new stylus and the best battery and storage among all of its premium devices. The new product could help breathe new life into the company’s IT and mobile division. The company held a showcase [...]

Hyundai Launches Program Targeting Female Drivers in Saudi Arabia

Hyundai Launches Program Targeting Female Drivers in Saudi Arabia

SEOUL, Aug. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s top automaker Hyundai Motor Co. said Thursday it has launched its “#whatsnext” marketing campaign in Saudi Arabia following the Islamic country’s decision to allow women to drive cars. Saudi Arabia allowed women to drive cars for the first time on June 24. Hyundai said it released a [...]

LG Electronics Opens First Overseas AI Research Lab

LG Electronics Opens First Overseas AI Research Lab

SEOUL, Aug. 1 (Korea Bizwire) — LG Electronics Inc. said Wednesday it has opened its first overseas research center devoted solely to the development of artificial intelligence (AI) technologies. The South Korean tech giant said the Toronto AI Lab in Canada will carry out various research through cooperation with the University of Toronto starting from [...]

Samsung Unveils Teaser for Galaxy Note 9 Centering on Battery, Storage, Speed

Samsung Unveils Teaser for Galaxy Note 9 Centering on Battery, Storage, Speed

SEOUL, Jul. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. on Friday showcased teaser videos for the upcoming Galaxy Note 9 smartphone, highlighting improved performances in terms of battery, storage capacity, and speed. Under the title “A lot can change in a day,” Samsung advertised the showcase event slated for Aug. 9 through three different video [...]

KT Unveils Blockchain-powered Network

KT Unveils Blockchain-powered Network

SEOUL, Jul. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — KT Corp., South Korea’s second-largest mobile carrier, on Tuesday showcased a new commercial network using blockchain technology for the first time in the world. The company said it also plans to apply its blockchain technology into new emerging businesses, such as energy management and identity authentication. The KT Network [...]

Phone Subscribers Able to Initiate Thrifty Phone Services at ATMs

Phone Subscribers Able to Initiate Thrifty Phone Services at ATMs

SEOUL, Jul. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — New subscribers to budget phones known as “thrifty phones” in Korea will be able to have their phone services initiated at ATMs installed near convenience stores and subway stations. KT M Mobile, a subsidiary of KT Corp., and Annex Telecom have teamed up with Hyosung TNS to allow users [...]

KT Launches AI Service in Seoul Hotel

KT Launches AI Service in Seoul Hotel

SEOUL, Jul. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — KT Corp., South Korea’s biggest Internet service provider, said Wednesday it will provide its artificial intelligence (AI) assistant platform to a hotel in Seoul. GiGA Genie Hotel — an advanced voice recognition butler service that allows hotel room guests to control lighting or use various concierge services — will [...]

Shinsegae to Open its First Independent Hotel in Seoul This Week

Shinsegae to Open its First Independent Hotel in Seoul This Week

SEOUL, Jul. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — Shinsegae Chosun Hotel, the accommodation arm of South Korean retail giant Shinsegae, said Tuesday it plans to open a new boutique hotel in Seoul this week, marking the first time that the business group will operate an independent hotel brand. Hotel L’Escape, located next to Shinsegae’s main department store [...]