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Ministry of the Interior and Safety Plans “Robot Consultant” To Assist Citizens

Ministry of the Interior and Safety Plans “Robot Consultant” To Assist Citizens

SEOUL, Aug. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — The government is making big plans to adapt to advances in technology. On August 9, the Ministry of the Interior and Safety announced a preliminary framework for incorporating artificial intelligence, big data and internet of things (IoT) to streamline government services. One example of the government’s efforts is a proposed [...]

Suwon Turns to Big Data to Fight Crows

Suwon Turns to Big Data to Fight Crows

SUWON, Jul. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — The city of Suwon, which suffered a power outage and vehicle contaminations last year due to the appearance of flocks of crows, has decided to draw up countermeasures, utilizing big data to track crow movements. The city revealed on July 28 that it will set up a customized platform [...]

KT-led Consortium to Monitor Infectious Diseases Using Big Data

KT-led Consortium to Monitor Infectious Diseases Using Big Data

SEOUL, Jul. 7 (Korea Bizwire) — A consortium led by telecom giant KT Corp. will monitor and combat infectious diseases in real-time by using big data, the company said Friday. The consortium was selected by the Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning to establish the big data system for monitoring and surveillance of the [...]

S. Korean Gov’t to Train Jobseekers for Drone and Big Data Industry

S. Korean Gov’t to Train Jobseekers for Drone and Big Data Industry

SEOUL, Jun. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — The Ministry of Employment and Labor (MOEL) has announced plans to help train South Korean jobseekers for over 2,800 emerging jobs that have been identified as particularly relevant to future demand. Ranging from high technology including 3D printing, IoT, big data, solar energy, and drones to cultural content development, [...]

Big Data Analytics to Help U.N. Achieve Key Development Goals

Big Data Analytics to Help U.N. Achieve Key Development Goals

SEOUL, May 31 (Korea Bizwire) – Advances in computing technology and dataanalytics tools are expected to help the United Nations achieve its keygoals of reducing poverty and ensuring sustainable development, the head of the U.N. agency’s sub-regional office said Wednesday. Kilaparti Ramakrishna, head and director of the U.N. Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) East and North-East Asia Office, made the remarks during a forum [...]

National Election Commission Warns Voters of Big Data Analysis Ahead of Election

National Election Commission Warns Voters of Big Data Analysis Ahead of Election

SEOUL, April 20 (Korea Bizwire) – The National Election Commission has warned voters and the media ahead of the presidential election scheduled for next month that big data analysis must not be confused with election polls. The independent agency that overlooks elections and referendums said in a statement yesterday that the results of big data [...]

Local Government Offers Big Data for Prospective Restaurant and Café Owners

Local Government Offers Big Data for Prospective Restaurant and Café Owners

SUWON, South Korea, April 5 (Korea Bizwire) – One of the biggest challenges for prospective restaurant and café owners is to pick the right spot. The Gyeonggi Provincial Government has decided to provide some insight for these candidates to help them make the best decisions using local big data.  The data, relating to 5,517 commercial [...]

Nominum Introduces Solution for CSPs to Integrate DNS-based Subscriber Data with Big Data Platforms

Nominum Introduces Solution for CSPs to Integrate DNS-based Subscriber Data with Big Data Platforms

REDWOOD CITY, CA, Mar. 21 (Korea Bizwire) - Nominum™, the DNS security innovation leader and first to market with an extensible DNS-based platform that accelerates digital transformation for service providers, announced today the immediate availability of N2™ Big Data Connector, a purpose-built tool that allows big data platforms to collect and leverage DNS data. With N2 Big [...]

Big Data Freeway System to Connect Korean Scientists With the World

Big Data Freeway System to Connect Korean Scientists With the World

SEOUL, March 14 (Korea Bizwire) – A big data system allowing scientists around the world to share their findings and data through ultra-fast Internet connections has been introduced in South Korea. The Korea Institute of Science and Technology Information (KISTI) joined Pacific Research Platform (PRP), an open platform science project as a global partner. The [...]