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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 [...]

More than 1 mln Customers Using KakaoHairShop

More than 1 mln Customers Using KakaoHairShop

SEOUL, Jan. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — Kakao Corp. announced on Tuesday that KakaoHairShop, a reservation service platform for hair salons, recorded 1.03 million customers and 60 billion won (US$53.21 million) in transactions last year. This represents an increase of 153 percent in the number of customers and 109 percent in sales compared to 2017. KakaoHairShop [...]

Successful Launch of SVPER’s Prototype Social Networking App

Successful Launch of SVPER’s Prototype Social Networking App

Barcelona, Spain, Dec. 4 (Korea Bizwire) – SVPER, the social, instant video-only app for forming new real-life relationships in real time, is pleased to announce the successful launch of its prototype SVPER app. SVPER, the first mobile application rewarding you for meeting new people in the real world, replaces user profiles, pictures and text messages [...]

TOGA Released YIPPI, the 4th Generation Mobile Application Combining AI Smart Communication

TOGA Released YIPPI, the 4th Generation Mobile Application Combining AI Smart Communication

LAS VEGAS, Sept. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — On July 3, 2018, Toga Limited, a Nevada corporation (OTC PINK: TOGL), released the 4th generation of its communication mobile application Yippi, at the Sheraton Grand Macao Hotel in Macau, China. This version of Yippi includes its first ever AI (Artificial Intelligence) technology.  With AI, Yippi has expanded its [...]

Sejong Institute Foundation Distributes Korean Language Learning App

Sejong Institute Foundation Distributes Korean Language Learning App

SEOUL, Jul. 17 (Korea Bizwire) – The King Sejong Institute Foundation, a promoter of the Korean language and culture overseas, has revealed today that it is distributing a smartphone application that allows users to study the language on mobile devices. The app provides three categories of studies: basic grammar, conversation and mid-level vocabulary. The application [...]

New App Allows Easier Heart Illness Diagnosis

New App Allows Easier Heart Illness Diagnosis

SEOUL, Jul 2. (Korea Bizwire) — A new smartphone application that can identify heart diseases based on the sound of a heartbeat recorded via one’s smartphone is about to be released South Korea for the first time. During initial trials, the application demonstrated accuracy levels of up to 90 percent. A medical research team comprising [...]

LG Electronics to Answer Queries Via App

LG Electronics to Answer Queries Via App

SEOUL, Jun. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — LG Electronics says it will strengthen its communication with customers while expanding after-purchase support for smartphones. Starting June 21, the South Korean electronics giant has decided to call upon its researchers, marketers and other in-house experts to reply to inquiries regarding smartphones posted by their customers on LG’s “Quick [...]

Hotels.com App Wins 2018 MediaPost Appy Award in Travel & Tourism Category

Hotels.com App Wins 2018 MediaPost Appy Award in Travel & Tourism Category

NEWTOWN, Pa., May 21 (Korea Bizwire) — Hotels.com® and EPAM Systems, Inc. (NYSE:EPAM) announced their triumphant win at the 2018 MediaPost Appy Awards in the Travel and Tourism category this week. The Hotels.com mobile app, developed in collaboration with EPAM Systems, Inc., a leading global provider of digital platform engineering and software development services, has [...]