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Environmentally Conscious K-pop Fans Move to Protect BTS ‘Butter’ Beach

Environmentally Conscious K-pop Fans Move to Protect BTS ‘Butter’ Beach

SEOUL, Sept. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — K-pop fans launched a campaign to help protect a beach in eastern Korea that has become popular after the global superstars BTS shot their photos for the “Butter” album. Korea Beyond Coal, a civic group dedicated to fighting against climate change, said they started the “Save Butter Beach Campaign,” [...]

KOGAS Planning Convergence Charging Stations for Hydrogen-powered Buses

KOGAS Planning Convergence Charging Stations for Hydrogen-powered Buses

SEOUL, Sept. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — The state-run Korea Gas Corp. (KOGAS), a major gas supplier in the country, plans to establish convergence charging stations for hydrogen fuel-cell electric buses. Last week, KOGAS signed a shareholder agreement with five companies including railway system and plant equipment maker Hyundai Rotem Co. and construction firm Samsung C&T [...]

N. Korea-linked Hackers Attempt to Break into Emails of Seoul’s Defense Panel Members

N. Korea-linked Hackers Attempt to Break into Emails of Seoul’s Defense Panel Members

SEOUL, Sept. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — A hacker group believed to be linked to North Korea has attempted to steal data from South Korean experts working as members of an advisory panel for the defense ministry, a cybersecurity firm said Sunday. Emails were sent to some members of the advisory panel earlier this month from [...]

Boston Dynamics Eyes Expanded Partnership with Hyundai Motor

Boston Dynamics Eyes Expanded Partnership with Hyundai Motor

SEOUL, Sept. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — U.S. robotics startup Boston Dynamics said Friday it will expand its partnership with South Korean automaker Hyundai Motor Group to integrate its robotics technologies in future mobility solutions and expand their applications in other industrial sectors. Boston Dynamics demonstrated its latest robotics technologies during an online media event after [...]

BMW Korea to Achieve Contactless After-sales Service Environment by 2022

BMW Korea to Achieve Contactless After-sales Service Environment by 2022

SEOUL, Sept. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — BMW Group Korea said Thursday it will release an upgraded version of BMW Plus and MINI Plus, two apps used for after-sales services. The new apps will serve as BMW’s leading platform for contactless, digital after-sales services based on a new user interface that reflects the information users need [...]

S. Korean Lab Develops New AI Technology that Can Detect and Filter Harmful Videos

S. Korean Lab Develops New AI Technology that Can Detect and Filter Harmful Videos

DAEJEON, Sept. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — The Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI) said Thursday that it developed a new artificial intelligence (AI) technology to analyze the harmfulness of video content. After searching websites on the basis of registered keywords, the new AI detects harmful content by analyzing the websites’ text and images. The AI [...]

Global Vaccine Hub Push Needs More Tailored Backing

Global Vaccine Hub Push Needs More Tailored Backing

SEOUL, Sept. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — In August, President Moon Jae-in announced South Korea’s ambitious plan to become a global hub for the production of COVID-19 vaccines with support of 2.2 trillion won (US$1.92 billion) over the next five years, starting with the development of the country’s first homegrown vaccine. Although the pharmaceutical industry welcomes [...]

Samsung Partners Top Nat’l University to Develop Core Parts for Home Appliances

Samsung Partners Top Nat’l University to Develop Core Parts for Home Appliances

SEOUL, Sept. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. on Friday said it has signed a partnership with Seoul National University to develop core parts for future home appliance products. The two sides will especially focus on developing solutions for next-generation compressors and motors with high energy efficiency, low noise and enhanced durability. Compressors and [...]