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SK Telecom, Microsoft Sign MOU on 5G, AI, Cloud Computing

SK Telecom, Microsoft Sign MOU on 5G, AI, Cloud Computing

SEOUL, May 13 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Telecom Co. and Microsoft Corp. have agreed to collaborate in cutting-edge ICT areas, including 5G, artificial intelligence (AI) and cloud computing, to foster new business opportunities, the companies said Monday. The South Korean telecom and U.S. tech giants signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) last week to combine [...]

Validated with Microsoft Skype for Business, Patton Delivers Cloud-powered Integration

Validated with Microsoft Skype for Business, Patton Delivers Cloud-powered Integration

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Mar. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — Patton—US-based enabling solutions provider for unified communications (UC), UC-as-a-service (UCaaS) and Cloud—now announces all SmartNode VoIP products version 3.X—including Virtual SmartNode (vSN)—are validated for interoperability with Skype for Business (SfB). SmartNode products are validated by TekVizion, a Microsoft-certified lab, in the SBC and enhanced gateway categories, and are forward [...]

Philips Showcases Unique Augmented Reality Concept for Image-guided Minimally Invasive Therapies Developed with Microsoft

Philips Showcases Unique Augmented Reality Concept for Image-guided Minimally Invasive Therapies Developed with Microsoft

Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS and Barcelona, SPAIN, Feb. 24, 2019 (Korea Bizwire) - At the MWC Barcelona, one of the largest mobile events in the world, Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology today unveiled a unique mixed reality concept developed together with Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) for the operating room of the [...]

SKT Teams Up with Microsoft to Tap into Big Data Market

SKT Teams Up with Microsoft to Tap into Big Data Market

SEOUL, Feb. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s No. 1 mobile carrier, SK Telecom Co., said Wednesday it will collaborate with U.S. software giant Microsoft for big data solutions to expand its presence in the global market. SK Telecom said it signed a development and global business cooperation agreement with Microsoft in Silicon Valley to [...]

Cyber Attacks Caused US$72 bln Losses for S. Korea Firms in 2017: Microsoft

Cyber Attacks Caused US$72 bln Losses for S. Korea Firms in 2017: Microsoft

SEOUL, Jun. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — The South Korean branch of U.S. tech giant Microsoft Corp. released a report on Monday which claimed cyber attacks caused direct and indirect losses of US$72 billion last year for local companies. The report announced by Microsoft Korea and Frost & Sullivan claimed that around 90 percent of such [...]

Microsoft’s Cloud Computing Sales Triple in 2017

Microsoft’s Cloud Computing Sales Triple in 2017

SEOUL, March 20 (Korea Bizwire) – Microsoft Korea, the local unit of U.S. software giant Microsoft Corp., said Tuesday that sales of its open cloud computing platform Azure rose nearly three-fold in one year. Microsoft opened two data center regions in South Korea for Azure in February 2017, one in Seoul and another in the southern port city of Busan. The company’s data center regions are large complexes that [...]

Microsoft Korea and Liposuction Hospital 365mc Develop AI Surgery Assistant

Microsoft Korea and Liposuction Hospital 365mc Develop AI Surgery Assistant

SEOUL, Sept. 13 (Korea Bizwire) – An AI-based surgery assistant jointly developed by liposuction hospital 365mc and Microsoft Korea and christened M.A.I.L. System (Motion Capture and Artificial Intelligence assisted Liposuction System) was officially unveiled on September 12.  As its name suggests, the system uses motion capture technology to record surgical procedures and stores them in [...]

Notorious ‘ActiveX’ on its Last Legs in South Korea

Notorious ‘ActiveX’ on its Last Legs in South Korea

SEOUL, May 23 (Korea Bizwire) – Industry experts say Microsoft’s much-maligned ActiveX software may be scrapped and replaced with advanced technology such as biometric recognition under the newly elected Moon administration, after being slammed over its security vulnerabilities and widely viewed as plaguing the South Korean web with exhausting and complex online identification processes for [...]

Prosecution Signs Deal with Microsoft to Beef Up Cybersecurity

Prosecution Signs Deal with Microsoft to Beef Up Cybersecurity

SEOUL, April 20 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea’s prosecution said it signed an agreement with Microsoft Corp. on Thursday to protect against growing cyber threats. The Supreme Prosecutors’ Office inked the Government Security Program (GSP) with the U.S. software giant at the office of its local unit in central Seoul. The GSP is a program [...]

Microsoft Korea Adds AI to Cloud-Computing Service

Microsoft Korea Adds AI to Cloud-Computing Service

SEOUL, April 17 (Korea Bizwire) – Microsoft Korea, the local unit of U.S. software giant Microsoft Corp. said Monday that it has added an artificial intelligence (AI) function to its cloud-computing service, Office 365.  The company said Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel will be backed up by various cloud-powered AI capabilities through data centers in [...]