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Hospitals Tweak Existing Services, Release Smartphone Apps to Attract Patients

Hospitals Tweak Existing Services, Release Smartphone Apps to Attract Patients

SEOUL, Aug. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — Competition for medical patients has gone up another notch as major hospitals are releasing advanced technological services to stay a step ahead of their competitors. According to industry sources, since April Hallym University Medical Center in Dongtan has revamped the existing model of providing medicine to patients in an effort to [...]

Samsung, Mexican Government Team Up to Expand Educational Opportunities in Mexico

Samsung, Mexican Government Team Up to Expand Educational Opportunities in Mexico

MEXICO CITY, Aug. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — It was announced on Saturday that Samsung Electronics and the Secretaría de Comunicaciones y Transportes, Mexico’s Ministry of Communications and Transport, have shaken hands on a deal that will see the Korean company support the Puntos México Conectado (PMC) initiative carried out by the ministry. The initiative is part [...]

LG U+ Launches New Phone Book App

LG U+ Launches New Phone Book App

SEOUL, Dec.4 (Korea Bizwire) – LG U+ has announced the launch of a new app called ‘God of Contacts’ that helps users find phone numbers. Through the app, phone numbers and addresses can easily be found without searching on portal sites or calling 114 for information. Also, useful phone numbers such as numbers of hospitals [...]

Smartphones Take Over Banks With New Authentication Technology

Smartphones Take Over Banks With New Authentication Technology

SEOUL, Dec.3 (Korea Bizwire) – A new type of identity authentication that does not require face-to-face interaction and will make it possible for clients to open new bank accounts without actually visiting a bank was demonstrated on December 2. ‘Bio authentication methods’, such as confirming one’s identity by putting their palm near a device, will [...]

Korean Developers Dominate the Other Side of the World with Mobile Apps

Korean Developers Dominate the Other Side of the World with Mobile Apps

SEOUL, Aug. 13 (Korea Bizwire) – Cases of Korean applications becoming popular in Central and South America without any marketing or advertising are increasing. This is a meaningful outcome considering that the Central and South American market is receiving attention as a new mobile application market that holds great potential for growth. According to industry [...]

New App Developed to Kick Smartphone Addiction

New App Developed to Kick Smartphone Addiction

DAEJEON, July 30 (Korea Bizwire)– An app that stops people from using their smartphones too much has been developed. Professor Lee Ui-jin and his team announced that they developed an app named ‘Lock n’LoL’ that will cut down the number of times one looks at their smartphone. The research team pointed out that alarm messages [...]

Apps Evolve – Finding Yakult Ladies and Storing Food

Apps Evolve – Finding Yakult Ladies and Storing Food

Seoul, July 27 (Korea Bizwire) – Distribution enterprises are launching smartphone applications for customers. According to industry watchers, GS25, a convenience store run by GS Retail, has been managing an app called ‘My Refrigerator’ since 2011. Through the app, consumers that buy 1+1 or 2+1 products can keep the additional products in a virtual refrigerator and [...]

Undercover Tourist Launches New Travel App

Undercover Tourist Launches New Travel App

AUSTIN, Texas, Jul. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — Undercover Tourist, the trusted name in attraction tickets, announces a new app release, extending and enhancing their free Disney World Wait Times app. Designed to help families see more and wait less in the theme parks, the new Undercover Tourist app includes current wait times, touring plans, character [...]