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K-pop Video Streaming Service Mubeat Launches in Brazil

K-pop Video Streaming Service Mubeat Launches in Brazil

SEOUL, Apr. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — Mubeat, a new K-pop video streaming service, has opened its service in Brazil, according to the company Friday. The app developed by Vlending, a joint entertainment venture formed by MBC and SBS Contents Hub, started its service in the South American country this month, the company announced. The service [...]

Zara Showcases Augmented Reality Mobile App

Zara Showcases Augmented Reality Mobile App

SEOUL, Apr. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — Global fashion brand Zara unveiled its augmented reality (AR) technology-based mobile application on Thursday to provide a better shopping experience for consumers amid a growing popularity of online malls. The app, Zara AR, shows models wearing selected clothing items when users hold their mobile phones towards a censor inside [...]

Hyundai Unveils Electric Version of Kona Subcompact SUV

Hyundai Unveils Electric Version of Kona Subcompact SUV

SEOUL, Apr. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — Hyundai Motor Co., South Korea’s biggest carmaker, on Thursday unveiled the electric version of its Kona subcompact sport utility vehicle (SUV) in a stepped-up drive to diversify its lineup with environmentally friendly vehicles. Amid the rapid growth in the domestic electric vehicle market in recent years, Hyundai Motor is [...]

SK Broadband Joins Ties with Domino’s Pizza to Track Deliveries

SK Broadband Joins Ties with Domino’s Pizza to Track Deliveries

SEOUL, Apr. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s IT firm SK Broadband Inc. said Monday it has joined forces with popular chain Domino’s Pizza to allow users to track locations of orders using Internet-of-Things (IoT) technology. SK Broadband said the delivery drivers of Domino’s will be given a device that connects to the ordering systems [...]

Food Companies Woo Health-conscious Consumers with Low Calorie Foods

Food Companies Woo Health-conscious Consumers with Low Calorie Foods

SEOUL, Apr. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean food companies are introducing low calorie ice creams, instant noodles and other products to meet demand from the growing number of health-conscious consumers, industry sources said Monday. Binggrae Co. recently began marketing its “Beauty Inside” ice cream, which has 50 percent less sugar and 80 percent less [...]

Hyundai Unveils Essentia Concept at New York Auto Show

Hyundai Unveils Essentia Concept at New York Auto Show

SEOUL, Mar. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — Hyundai Motor Co., South Korea’s largest carmaker, said Thursday that it has unveiled its Essentia concept at the New York International Auto Show. The all-electric, high-performance concept provides a vision of the future of the Genesis luxury sub-brand, the carmaker said. Hyundai Motor produces Genesis-badged models under an independent [...]

AmorePacific Taps Australia with Popular Brand Laneige

AmorePacific Taps Australia with Popular Brand Laneige

SEOUL, Mar. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — AmorePacific Group, a major cosmetics maker here, said it entered the Australian market Wednesday with one of its most popular brands, as the company accelerates its overseas push in the face of a sharp decline in the number of Chinese tourists. Products of AmorePacific’s mid-end Laneige are now available [...]