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Mobile Service Calculates Severance Pay for Foreign Workers

Mobile Service Calculates Severance Pay for Foreign Workers

SEOUL, Nov.24 (Korea Bizwire) – The Human Resources Development Service of Korea announced that it will be managing a mobile service that calculates severance pay until the end of the year, to offer a more convenient option for business owners and foreign workers. The service can be used by going to the EPS homepage (http://www.eps.go.kr), [...]

Google Play Movies & TV Coming to LG Smart TVs

Google Play Movies & TV Coming to LG Smart TVs

SEOUL, Nov.19 (Korea Bizwire) – LG Electronics and Google have joined forces to launch a Smart TV content application. Cooperation between the two companies seems to on solid footing after joint marketing efforts for LG’s new OLED TVs. LG Electronics announced on November 18 that it is bringing a new content application, Google Play Movies [...]

Missing Children to be Identified Using Smartphones

Missing Children to be Identified Using Smartphones

  SEOUL, Oct. 12 (Korea Bizwire) – To help solve missing children cases, a technology in which one can register a child’s fingerprint with a smartphone, and also check the identity of a child that has been found through a smartphone will be developed. The National Police Agency announced that it will be embarking on [...]

Big Data Solution for Call Taxi Inefficiency

Big Data Solution for Call Taxi Inefficiency

Seoul, July 21 (Korea Bizwire) – The Seoul Metropolitan Government, Seoul Metropolitan Facilities Management Corporation and KAIST announced that they have succeeded in developing an automatic system to manage taxi dispatches for disabled people using big data. The team looked at 320,000,000  call taxi requests for the disabled accumulated over the past five years. After analyzing [...]

Naver Provides Indoor Maps for 328 Major Sites Nationwide

Naver Provides Indoor Maps for 328 Major Sites Nationwide

Seoul, July 17 (Korea Bizwire) – Naver has announced that they will be providing indoor maps for 328 major transportation and business facilities nationwide. Using Naver indoor maps, one can get information on the location beforehand, avoiding the chaos occurring in crowded and complex areas. Users can find out where the nearest customer centers, elevators and washrooms [...]

Voters Can Now Give Donation to Politicians Using Smartphone

Voters Can Now Give Donation to Politicians Using Smartphone

SEOUL, Nov. 19 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korean people can now conveniently give a donation to a politician they support through their smartphones. The Republic of Korea National Election Commission announced on November 17 that it would launch an application to allow citizens to directly make donations to politicians. The app called the “Smartphone Political Support [...]

SK Telecom Launches Application to Protect Customers’ Privacy

SK Telecom Launches Application to Protect Customers’ Privacy

SEOUL, Oct. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Telecom announced that it would launch an application to safeguard customers’ personal information on their smartphones, reflecting growing concerns about privacy and according measures the wireless industry  rushes to adopt these days. SKT’s “Security Box” is aimed at protecting confidential information against possible leaks as users increasingly tend [...]

Mobile Trend Creates Cultural Shift in Micro Philanthropy

Mobile Trend Creates Cultural Shift in Micro Philanthropy

SEOUL, Korea, April 28, 2014 (Korea Bizwire) – The mobile applications are revolutionizing the ways of charitable giving to fun, engaging and simple. Now users can engage in philanthropic deeds and have fun at the same time just by connecting to mobile. “World Vision” has developed a mobile app called ‘My Kids,’ which is an [...]