naver Archives | Be Korea-savvy
Naver Declares War Against Malicious Comments

Naver Declares War Against Malicious Comments

SEOUL, March 19 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s top portal operator Naver Corp. continues to show its determination to prevent malicious comments following the abolition of its entertainment news comment service. Starting Thursday, the company began to disclose its comment activity history and nicknames that users wrote on news articles. Until now, one could decide [...]

Naver Cements No. 3 Spot in Market Cap

Naver Cements No. 3 Spot in Market Cap

SEOUL, Dec. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s top internet operator Naver Co. appears to be cementing its position as the country’s third-most valued firm, sharply up from last year’s 10th place, on high expectations for its internet businesses and diversified portfolio. Naver’s market capitalization reached 29.75 trillion won (US$25.6 billion) as of Thursday on [...]

Naver’s Japanese Affiliate Line, Yahoo Japan Merge to Battle with Global AI Behemoths

Naver’s Japanese Affiliate Line, Yahoo Japan Merge to Battle with Global AI Behemoths

SEOUL/TOKYO, Nov. 18 (Korea Bizwire) – Japanese messaging app provider Line Corp., controlled by South Korea’s No. 1 internet portal, Naver Corp., and internet portal Yahoo Japan Corp. said Monday that they have reached a basic merger deal, in a move to form a leading artificial intelligence (AI) company to compete with global behemoths. Under [...]

Handwriting by Patient Suffering from Rare Disease Made into Computer Font

Handwriting by Patient Suffering from Rare Disease Made into Computer Font

SEOUL, Nov. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — Letters handwritten by a patient suffering from a rare incurable disease have been processed, using artificial intelligence (AI) technology, to be used as a computer font. South Korea’s top portal operator, Naver Corp. announced on Monday that the font, titled ‘Let’s Walk Together’, will be available for free distribution. [...]

Naver Vaults to Become 5th Most Valuable Stock on Strong Earnings

Naver Vaults to Become 5th Most Valuable Stock on Strong Earnings

SEOUL, Nov. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s top internet portal operator, Naver Corp., became the country’s fifth most valuable stock on the back of better-than-expected earnings, market watchers said Tuesday. Naver’s market capitalization stood at 26.61 trillion won (US$23 billion) as of Tuesday, making it the fifth-largest listed company on the country’s main bourse [...]