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Naver Upgrades AI Cleanbot to Protect Users from Malicious Comments

Naver Upgrades AI Cleanbot to Protect Users from Malicious Comments

SEOUL, June 22 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s top portal operator Naver Co. announced on Friday that it had upgraded its artificial intelligence (AI) cleanbot further to protect its users from being exposed to malicious comments. Naver’s AI cleanbot, thus far, has automatically detected and hid comments with abusive language and slang. Since April 2019, [...]

No. 1 Portal Operator Naver Vying with E-commerce Operators with New Services

No. 1 Portal Operator Naver Vying with E-commerce Operators with New Services

SEOUL, May 18 (Korea Bizwire) — Naver Corp., the operator of the country’s No. 1 internet portal, is moving fast to grab a share in the fast-growing online shopping segment with two different services that may eventually transform the portal operator into the so-called search-based marketplace. The new services also signal a seismic change in [...]

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 [...]