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Samsung Partners with Kakao Enterprise on Smart Home Biz

Samsung Partners with Kakao Enterprise on Smart Home Biz

SEOUL, March 4 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. on Thursday announced it has signed a partnership with local artificial intelligence (AI) solutions provider Kakao Enterprise Corp. to boost its smart home business. Under the deal, Samsung’s smart devices and home appliances will be compatible with the Kakao i AI platform from Kakao Enterprise, an [...]

S. Korea to Offer Info on ‘Virus-safe’ Restaurants via Kakao Platform

S. Korea to Offer Info on ‘Virus-safe’ Restaurants via Kakao Platform

SEOUL, Feb. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea said Tuesday it has teamed up with the mobile giant Kakao Corp. to provide local consumers with information on restaurants that have strictly followed sanitary guidelines to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus. The service offers locations of restaurants that have employees wear protective masks at [...]

Non-life Insurers Speed Up Digitalization to Fend Off Kakao

Non-life Insurers Speed Up Digitalization to Fend Off Kakao

SEOUL, Jan. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — The sense of crisis felt by South Korea’s general insurance companies is growing as internet giant Kakao Corp. is pushing to establish the nation’s third digital general insurance company. Against this backdrop, existing insurance companies are accelerating efforts to speed up their digitalization. Hanwha General Insurance Co. introduced the [...]

Kakao Begins Plastic Recycling Project for Eco-friendly Consumption

Kakao Begins Plastic Recycling Project for Eco-friendly Consumption

SEOUL, Jan. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — Kakao Makers, an order-based production platform under Kakao Corp., the operator of South Korea’s top mobile messenger KakaoTalk, announced Wednesday a new eco-friendly project called ‘Prime People’ to promote plastic recycling. Plastics are separated by their material and type before they are recycled, and small-sized plastics like bottle caps [...]

Taxi Drivers to Help Find Criminal Suspects and Missing People

Taxi Drivers to Help Find Criminal Suspects and Missing People

SEOUL, Dec. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — Taxi drivers across the country are being tasked with helping to track down criminal suspects and missing people. Kakao Mobility, the operator of South Korea’s largest taxi-hailing app Kakao T, is scheduled to sign a memorandum of understanding with the National Police Agency (NPA) early next year to cooperate [...]