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New App Helps Users Cope with Corona Blues

New App Helps Users Cope with Corona Blues

SEOUL, Aug. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — With a growing number of people suffering from the so-called ‘corona blues,’ symptom of depressions and lethargy caused by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, medical authorities are using smartphone applications to introduce ways to mend psychological health. The National Center for Mental Health (NCMH), affiliated with the Ministry of Health [...]

SK Energy Introduces Integrated Platform for Car Refueling and Management

SK Energy Introduces Integrated Platform for Car Refueling and Management

SEOUL, June 22 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Energy Co., South Korea’s leading oil refinery and gas station operator, introduced Muffin, a newly developed integrated automobile management platform on Monday. Users can pre-register their license plate number, fueling patterns (type of fuel, amount, and price), and means of payment on the Muffin app to enable fuel [...]

Korean Air Introduces New Service Enabling Passengers to Check Luggage Location

Korean Air Introduces New Service Enabling Passengers to Check Luggage Location

SEOUL, June 1 (Korea Bizwire) — Korean Air Lines Co., the country’s top flag carrier, launched a new notification service on Monday for all international passengers departing from Incheon International Airport enabling them to check that their luggage is safely loaded onto the aircraft. Passengers can use a Korean Air mobile app to see if [...]

SK Telecom and Coactus Introduce Taxi App for Drivers with Hearing Disabilities

SK Telecom and Coactus Introduce Taxi App for Drivers with Hearing Disabilities

SEOUL, Mar. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Telecom Co. (SKT), in collaboration with Coactus Ltd., a South Korean social firm, released a “T map Taxi” application specially designed for cab drivers with hearing disabilities on Thursday. The new application notifies the driver of incoming ride requests via a blinking lamp and allows the driver to [...]

KT Launches Mobile App for Fine Dust Map

KT Launches Mobile App for Fine Dust Map

SEOUL, Feb. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — KT Corp., South Korea’s leading telecommunications company, said Monday it launched an air quality monitoring application to provide detailed information on fine dust across the nation. The new mobile app, Air Map Korea, provides real-time information on fine-dust levels and suggests useful information for daily lives to address rising [...]

DoubleVerify and InMobi Unite to Combat Mobile App Fraud

DoubleVerify and InMobi Unite to Combat Mobile App Fraud

NEW YORK, Dec. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — DoubleVerify (“DV”), the leading independent provider of marketing measurement software and analytics, today announced a partnership with InMobi, a global provider of enterprise platforms for marketers. As part of the partnership, DoubleVerify will provide always-on fraud filtering and measurement for mobile in-app advertising campaigns across the InMobi Exchange [...]

S. Korea Pushes to Allow Smartphone Taximeter

S. Korea Pushes to Allow Smartphone Taximeter

SEOUL, Nov. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea will push to lower regulations to allow use of a mobile taxi meter application for easier metering and billing, the industry ministry said Wednesday. The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy unveiled the plan as part of its deregulatory push aimed at facilitating development of new technologies [...]

Kia Launches Mobile App to Enhance Customer Service

Kia Launches Mobile App to Enhance Customer Service

SEOUL, Nov. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — Kia Motors Corp., South Korea’s second-largest carmaker by sales, on Monday launched a mobile application to enhance customer services ranging from car purchases to used car sales. The KIA VIK mobile app allows Kia customers to check prices of Kia vehicles, test drive the vehicles they are considering buying, [...]