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Military to Join Hands with IT Companies for AI Education

Military to Join Hands with IT Companies for AI Education

SEOUL, July 5 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s military is joining hands with IT representatives to train technology specialists. The Ministry of National Defense and the Ministry of Science and ICT announced Tuesday that they will start a joint artificial intelligence (AI) and software training program for military personnel, aimed at developing 1,000 military specialists for the [...]

IT Firms Return to Remote Working amid ‘Second Wave’ Coronavirus Fears

IT Firms Return to Remote Working amid ‘Second Wave’ Coronavirus Fears

SEOUL, Aug. 18 (Korea Bizwire) – An increasing number of South Korean tech companies began to allow their employees to work from home again as a precautionary measure amid the resurgence of novel coronavirus infections, industry officials said Tuesday. On Sunday, the government raised social distancing in Seoul and its neighboring areas by one notch [...]

S. Korean IT Firms Concerned as U.S. Imposes Huawei Ban

S. Korean IT Firms Concerned as U.S. Imposes Huawei Ban

SEOUL, May 21 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean companies are concerned over possible collateral damage as the U.S. government is putting heavy pressure on Huawei Technologies Co., a Chinese electronics manufacturer. While South Korean IT firms are not expecting any immediate impact, they are keeping a close watch on the trade war between the U.S. [...]