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LG Uplus Partners with Shinil to Produce IoT-powered Fans

LG Uplus Partners with Shinil to Produce IoT-powered Fans

SEOUL, Jun. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — LG Uplus Corp. said Thursday it will release a new fan equipped with the Internet-of-Things (IoT) technology under cooperation with Shinil Industrial Co., a local appliance manufacturer. LG Uplus said the new IoT fan will connect to its “IoT@home” application, allowing users to easily activate and control the product. [...]

Oil Giants Team Up for Delivery Service

Oil Giants Team Up for Delivery Service

SEOUL, Jun. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Energy and GS Caltex are joining hands to create a parcel delivery service utilizing the two companies’ existing network of gas stations. In addition to the collaboration, the joint venture has new meaning, experts say, because of the willingness by SK and GS to share key corporate infrastructure [...]

Samsung C&T Introduces “Smart Home”

Samsung C&T Introduces “Smart Home”

SEOUL, May 29 (Korea Bizwire) — At an apartment complex in Seoul, a woman comes home from the supermarket. As she enters the corridor, an air shower system activates, and fine dust is removed with ease. Feeling refreshed, she enters the living room. With a wave of her right hand, the curtains are drawn automatically. [...]

S. Korean Mobile Carriers Speeding Up Release of Children’s Content

S. Korean Mobile Carriers Speeding Up Release of Children’s Content

SEOUL, May 14 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean mobile carriers are expanding their release of content targeting children users through their artificial intelligence platforms, industry watchers said Monday, as the IT industry for younger consumers is anticipated to continue to grow sharply down the road. The country’s No. 2 mobile carrier KT Corp. currently provides [...]

Seoul City Gov’t Launches Upgraded Version of Foreigners-only Tour Pass

Seoul City Gov’t Launches Upgraded Version of Foreigners-only Tour Pass

SEOUL, May 9 (Korea Bizwire) — An upgraded version of the foreigners-only Seoul tour pass is now available for travelers visiting the city, the Seoul Metropolitan Government said Wednesday. The Discover Seoul Pass comes with a variety of discount benefits or complimentary offers for key tourist hotspots that have newly been added, the city government [...]