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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 [...]

Naver Introduces AI Answering Machine for Restaurant Reservations

Naver Introduces AI Answering Machine for Restaurant Reservations

SEOUL, Aug. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — Naver Corp., South Korea’s top web portal operator, introduced a new artificial intelligence (AI) call technology that automatically responds to customer calls for restaurant reservations. If a customer asks to make a reservation, the AI responds by asking the time of reservation, number of people, and if a baby [...]

Internet Insurance Market Grows as Naver and Kakao Launch Products

Internet Insurance Market Grows as Naver and Kakao Launch Products

SEOUL, Jul. 31 (Korea Bizwire) — The Internet insurance market is heating up as Naver, Korea’s largest Internet portal operator, recently announced its plan to jump into the financial industry. South Korea’s top internet portal operator Naver Corp., which has established a separate subsidiary that specializes in providing financial services, aims to provide various financial [...]

Naver’s Cloud Unit Teams Up with Singaporean Firm to Tap into Southeast Asia

Naver’s Cloud Unit Teams Up with Singaporean Firm to Tap into Southeast Asia

SEOUL, Jul. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — The cloud affiliate of South Korea’s dominant Internet portal operator, Naver Corp., said Thursday that it has joined hands with Singaporean cloud company Deskera to tap deeper into the Southeast Asian market. Deskera, considered the leading cloud-based platform provider, and Naver Business Platform (NBP) will provide cloud services for [...]