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IBM Korea Celebrates 50th Anniversary, Vows Stronger Presence in S. Korea

IBM Korea Celebrates 50th Anniversary, Vows Stronger Presence in S. Korea

SEOUL, April 24 (Korea Bizwire) – IBM Korea Inc., a subsidiary of the multinational technology firm IBM Corp., celebrated its 50th anniversary on Monday, pledging to aggressively enlarge its presence in South Korea and eventually lead the global ICT industry.  “IBM will do its part as a global leader in the artificial intelligence (AI) and [...]

IBM Names Three Blockchain Adoption Principles Essential for Every CEO to Consider

IBM Names Three Blockchain Adoption Principles Essential for Every CEO to Consider

ARMONK, N.Y., Apr. 4 (Korea Bizwire) – IBM (NYSE: IBM) today identified three key elements of enterprise blockchain adoption that c-suite leaders should consider when evaluating the technology for business use. Blockchain, or distributed ledger technology, is quickly making its way into the enterprise, potentially becoming as revolutionary a technology for business transactions as the internet was for communications [...]

Korean Hospitals Deploy IBM’s ‘Watson’ Supercomputer Help Doctors Treat Cancer Patients

Korean Hospitals Deploy IBM’s ‘Watson’ Supercomputer Help Doctors Treat Cancer Patients

SEOUL, March 17 (Korea Bizwire) – Konyang University Hospital announced its launch of IBM Watson for Oncology yesterday, a supercomputer diagnostic system that is poised to revolutionize the treatment of cancer patients. The launch ceremony with SK C&C, the South Korean distributor of the system, took place at the hospital yesterday in the presence of the [...]

Film Company Weta Workshop Expands Aspera Deployment to Handle Large 3D and Video File Transfers for Concept Design and Practical Effects

Film Company Weta Workshop Expands Aspera Deployment to Handle Large 3D and Video File Transfers for Concept Design and Practical Effects

ARMONK, N.Y., May 30 (Korea Bizwire) — IBM (NYSE:IBM) today announced that Weta Workshop, the award-winning concept design and manufacturing arm of the Wellington-based Weta Group of Companies, has upgraded and expanded its implementation of high-speed transfer software from Aspera, an IBM company, to meet growing demand for high-volume transfers of large 2D and 3D [...]

IBM Widening Market Presence in Korea

IBM Widening Market Presence in Korea

SEOUL, May 17 (Korea Bizwire) – Multinational technology firm IBM is aggressively enlarging its presence in South Korea, most recently adding financial tech to its list of services that already includes artificial intelligence (AI), robotics and security solutions, industry sources said Tuesday. The New York-headquartered company is exploring the local market for its “blockchain,” a [...]

Gov’t to Invest 1 Tln Won in Artificial Intelligence

Gov’t to Invest 1 Tln Won in Artificial Intelligence

SEOUL, March 17 (Korea Bizwire) – The South Korean government announced Thursday it would spend 1 trillion won (US$840 million) by 2020 to boost the artificial intelligence industry. It also plans to support the civilian-led establishment of a high-profile research center tasked with serving as a “pivot” of the nation’s research and development in the field. [...]

Korea Left Behind in the Artificial Intelligence Race

Korea Left Behind in the Artificial Intelligence Race

SEOUL, March 7 (Korea Bizwire) – At a time when artificial intelligence (AI) is no longer just a movie premise but actually realizable technology, it has been pointed out that Korean companies need to buckle down as they are lagging behind global IT giants. According to a report issued by the Institute for Information and Communications [...]

Christian Cinema Integrates Aspera On Demand to Speed Submissions of Christian Films for Video On Demand Service

Christian Cinema Integrates Aspera On Demand to Speed Submissions of Christian Films for Video On Demand Service

ARMONK, N.Y., Nov. 10 Korea Bizwire) — IBM (NYSE:IBM) today announced that Christian Cinema, which hosts the largest selection of Christian films on the internet, has completed an integration of high-speed file transfer technology from Aspera, an IBM company, into their cloud-based content management platform. The integration of Aspera’s patented FASP® technology will enable filmmakers [...]

IBM: IoT in B2B Sector is Crucial

IBM: IoT in B2B Sector is Crucial

SEOUL, Oct. 15 (Korea Bizwire) – IBM has announced that it will concentrate on Internet-of-Things (IoT) businesses in the B2B (business to business) sector, and strengthen cooperation with Korea. At an IoT strategy briefing, Jack Desjardins, who is the vice-president at IBM in charge of the global business development of IoT, talked about possibilities in [...]