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Google Includes “East Sea” in Search Results for “Dokdo”

Google Includes “East Sea” in Search Results for “Dokdo”

SEOUL, Aug. 9 (Korea Bizwire) – The Voluntary Agency Network of Korea (VANK), a non-governmental organization, revealed yesterday that a quick type in the search engine Google (www.google.com) of the keywords “Dokdo,” “Liancourt Rocks,” and “Takeshima” will bring about search results pinned to the geographical location of the East Sea (Sea of Japan) and will [...]

Google Under Fire for Referring to Wartime Sex Slave as ‘Prostitute’

Google Under Fire for Referring to Wartime Sex Slave as ‘Prostitute’

SEOUL, Jan. 8 (Korea Bizwire) – U.S. tech giant Google Inc. came under fire Monday Monday for describing a victim of Japan’s sexual slavery during World War II as a “prostitute” in its Korean-based search engine, which the firm claims was caused by an “error” in its algorithm. Earlier Monday, Google’s search engine described the late Moon Ok-ju, an activist and [...]

Government’s Investigation into Google “All Bark and No Bite”

Government’s Investigation into Google “All Bark and No Bite”

SEOUL, Dec. 1 (Korea Bizwire) – The government’s investigation into allegations that Android phones secretly collected users’ location data is a rising subject of concern for many, who worry that existing laws have a severely limiting effect on any penalties the government may dole out.  For the particular violation that Google is accused of, the [...]

Cisco and Google Partner on New Hybrid Cloud Solution, Enabling Apps to Span On-Premises Environments and Google Cloud Platform

Cisco and Google Partner on New Hybrid Cloud Solution, Enabling Apps to Span On-Premises Environments and Google Cloud Platform

SAN JOSE, CA, Oct. 25 (Korea Bizwire) - Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) and Google Cloud today announced a partnership to deliver a hybrid cloud solution that helps customers maximize their investments across cloud and on-premises environments. The companies will provide a unique and open hybrid cloud offering that enables applications and services to be deployed, managed and secured [...]