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Toga Limited’s Yippi App was Recognized as the 2020 International Innovation Award Winner

Toga Limited’s Yippi App was Recognized as the 2020 International Innovation Award Winner

PETALING JAYA, Malaysia, Jan. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — Toga Limited’s (OTC: TOGL), wholly-owned subsidiary, TOGL Technology Sdn Bhd (“TOGL Technology”), was honored to receive the 2020 International Innovation Award for its social messaging app YIPPI. The award was presented by Enterprise Asia, a non-governmental entrepreneur organization that hosts the annual regional awards to celebrate outstanding [...]

Major Financial Institutions Launch Open Banking Service

Major Financial Institutions Launch Open Banking Service

SEOUL, Oct. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — A so-called “open banking” service, which allows users to withdraw and transfer money from multiple bank accounts using just one mobile application, will be put into operation on a trial basis. Ten major South Korean banks, including KB Kookmin Bank and Shinhan Bank, began piloting open banking at 9 [...]

More than 110,000 Downloads of Seoul Safety App

More than 110,000 Downloads of Seoul Safety App

SEOUL, Sept. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — The Ansimi App, a safety app designed by the Seoul Metropolitan Government to help citizens return home safely at night, has reached 110,000 downloads just 11 months since its introduction. Ansimi App is connected to some 40,000 closed-circuit television feeds installed across Seoul to monitor real-time situations and provide [...]

Serial Version of Latest BTS Doc, ‘Bring the Soul,’ to Hit Mobile App

Serial Version of Latest BTS Doc, ‘Bring the Soul,’ to Hit Mobile App

SEOUL, Aug. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — “Bring the Soul: The Movie,” the latest documentary film featuring global band BTS, will be released in a new mobile version this month on an application for BTS fans, the band’s management agency said Friday. The first of the six episodes of the mobile version, “Bring the Soul: Docu-Series,” [...]

Late-night Taxi-sharing App Launches

Late-night Taxi-sharing App Launches

SEOUL, Aug. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — A new late-night taxi-sharing and matching service was launched in Seoul on Thursday. The Seoul Metropolitan Government (SMG) and the service’s operator, Kornatus, announced the launch of the “Banban (half-half in Korean) Taxi” service. Banban Taxi is a mobile application-based service that matches passengers with similar routes so that [...]

BitWallet Launches Its Revolutionary Cryptocurrency App for Apple Devices

BitWallet Launches Its Revolutionary Cryptocurrency App for Apple Devices

HOUSTON, Apr. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — Today, the BitWallet company launches a powerful new cryptocurrency wallet for Apple devices, which now make cryptocurrency transactions possible to anyone with an iPhone or iPad.  Available on the AppStore, it enables customers to store, send, and receive Bitcoin as well as other major ‘altcoins’.   A hit with consumers, [...]

FSS to Begin Trial Service of AI App to Fight Phone Scams

FSS to Begin Trial Service of AI App to Fight Phone Scams

SEOUL, Mar. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s financial watchdog said Sunday it will launch a trial service of an artificial intelligence (AI) app to help people better combat telephone scams. The AI app, which will be available for customers of state-run Industrial Bank of Korea for three months from Monday, offers real-time voice analysis [...]

S. Korean Maritime Safety App Helped Rescue 243 People Last Year

S. Korean Maritime Safety App Helped Rescue 243 People Last Year

SEOUL, Jan. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — The National Maritime Positioning, Navigation, and Timing (NMPNT) Office announced on Sunday that 243 people were rescued at sea last year thanks to Haeroad, a South Korean maritime safety application. Haeroad was first released in August 2014 to provide assistance to small fishing boats and leisure vessels that are [...]