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New App Combats Smartphone Addiction Among Youth

New App Combats Smartphone Addiction Among Youth

SEOUL, May 10 (Korea Bizwire) — The Korea Communications Commission (KCC) announced yesterday the development of a smartphone application that will foster the prevention of smartphone addiction in youth. One function of the application locks the screen of the smartphone when a young user is walking while using the device. The service will initiate today. [...]

BroadSoft Business Cloud PBX, Team Collaboration and Contact Center Apps Now Available for Multinational Enterprises

BroadSoft Business Cloud PBX, Team Collaboration and Contact Center Apps Now Available for Multinational Enterprises

PHOENIX, Oct. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — BroadSoft, Inc. (NASDAQ:BSFT) a global market share leader in cloud business software for unified communication as a service (UCaaS), and provider of collaboration and contact center as a service (CCaaS), today announced its BroadSoft Business cloud communication suite is available worldwide via several new BroadCloud® data centers throughout EMEA [...]

BroadSoft Announces New Integrated and Intelligent Cloud Communication and Collaboration Experiences

BroadSoft Announces New Integrated and Intelligent Cloud Communication and Collaboration Experiences

PHOENIX, Oct. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — BroadSoft, Inc. (NASDAQ:BSFT) a global market share leader in cloud business software for unified communication as a service (UCaaS), and provider of collaboration and contact center as a service (CCaaS), today unveiled several enhancements to its BroadSoft Business portfolio at its annual user conference, BroadSoft Connections. Now leveraging a [...]

Palo Alto Startup 8th Wall Launches Cross-platform Tools for Mobile AR

Palo Alto Startup 8th Wall Launches Cross-platform Tools for Mobile AR

PALO ALTO, Calif., Aug. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — 8th Wall, Inc. announced today 8th Wall XR, the world’s first Augmented Reality (AR) platform that works on all commonly available iOS and Android phones and integrates seamlessly with ARKit (Apple) and Tango (Google). A photo accompanying this announcement is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/51163dc6-2e25-4f8d-a653-d797786f1e26 Founded in August 2016, [...]

Law Schools Ban Inclusion of Family Information in Applications

SEJONG, Sept. 21 (Korea Bizwire) – In order to evaluate applicants with transparency and fairness, law schools in Korea have banned applicants from including personal details of their family members and relatives in their cover letters.  The decision is the latest countermeasure to a string of law school admission controversies, in which students who specified [...]

S. Korea Launches Chinese-Language Version of Korean Food App

S. Korea Launches Chinese-Language Version of Korean Food App

SEOUL, Feb. 1 (Korea Bizwire) – A government-affiliated foundation said Monday the Chinese-language version of a free mobile application introducing Korean cuisine is now available. The Korean Food Guide 800, which is already in service in English and Spanish, includes information on rice, side dishes and soups that South Koreans enjoy daily, as well as [...]

Smart Toilets Alert Users when Stall is Vacant

Smart Toilets Alert Users when Stall is Vacant

SEOUL, Feb.1 (Korea Bizwire) – Samsung Electronics’ ‘M Project’ is gathering public attention as part of the company’s corporate intellectual platform known as MOSAIC. According to Samsung Electronics, a five-person ‘Smart Bathroom’ team who met through MOSAIC developed an application called ‘Pooroject’. The name is, unsurprisingly, an amalgamation of the words ‘poo’ and ‘project’. Team [...]

Lotte Group Launches App for Chinese Tourists

Lotte Group Launches App for Chinese Tourists

SEOUL, Jan.28 (Korea Bizwire) – Lotte Group announced that it has launched a smartphone app for Chinese tourists visiting Korea. The application is called ‘TianTianLeTian’, and provides visitors with information on shopping, tourism, and other services offered by Lotte companies. Department stores and large discount stores have already launched mobile solutions for Chinese tourists, but [...]