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Portal Website Naver Introduces “Home Run Replay” Function During Live Broadcast

Portal Website Naver Introduces “Home Run Replay” Function During Live Broadcast

SEOUL, Nov. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — The popular portal website Naver Corp. revealed yesterday that it will be implementing a new function on its website that allows users to replay home runs during Korean Series baseball matches airing live. The function is based on artificial intelligence (AI) technology. The technology automatically recognizes home run sequences [...]

Naver Looks beyond Network Service, Targets ‘Living Environment’ Technology

Naver Looks beyond Network Service, Targets ‘Living Environment’ Technology

SEOUL, Oct. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s top portal operator, Naver Corp., on Thursday announced a business blueprint that moves beyond its existing online and network business and focuses on technology that is linked to the living environment. “The key technological strategy that Naver is pushing is living environment intelligence,” Song Chang-hyun, the company [...]

Naver to Provide Cloud Service to Mirae Asset Daewoo

Naver to Provide Cloud Service to Mirae Asset Daewoo

SEOUL, Jun. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — Naver Business Platform Corp., a cloud service provider under South Korea’s top webportal operator Naver Corp., said Friday it has partnered with Mirae Asset Daewoo, a local financial company, to provide high-performance computing (HPC) cloud solutions. HPC refers to the utilization of supercomputers and other high-end computers to carry [...]

Naver to Launch AI-Based Music Service

Naver to Launch AI-Based Music Service

SEOUL, Jun. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s top portal operator, Naver Corp., said Monday that it will launch a music recommendation service that uses artificial intelligence (AI). The service, called VIBE, makes recommendations according to each user’s music preferences and patterns, Naver said. The service collects data that is then used to improve recommendations [...]

Naver to Overhaul News Platform amid Opinion Rigging Scandal

Naver to Overhaul News Platform amid Opinion Rigging Scandal

SEOUL, May 9 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s top portal operator Naver Corp. said Wednesday it will stop editing news articles starting later this year amid mounting criticism over its neutrality in the wake of a sprawling online opinion rigging scandal. “Naver will stop editing news articles after the third quarter,” CEO Han Seong-sook told [...]

Naver Launches ‘Whale’ Browser for Android

Naver Launches ‘Whale’ Browser for Android

SEOUL, April 13 (Korea Bizwire) – Naver Corp., South Korea’s dominant Internet portal and search engine, said Friday that it has rolled out the mobile version of its latest web browser. The PC version of “Whale” initially debuted in October 2017. The browser features omnitasking — a split-screen function that allows users to browse two websites in the same tab. [...]

Naver Opens AI Research Lab with HKUST

Naver Opens AI Research Lab with HKUST

SEOUL, Apr. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s top portal operator Naver Corp. said Friday it has opened a research center specializing in artificial intelligence (AI) technology with Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST). The South Korean company said the research center, dubbed NAVER/LINE-HKUST AI Laboratory, will operate in Hong Kong and carry [...]