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AI Speaker Manufacturers Vie to Secure Local Users to Boost Competitiveness

AI Speaker Manufacturers Vie to Secure Local Users to Boost Competitiveness

SEOUL, Aug. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean artificial intelligence (AI) speaker manufacturers are scrambling to lock in consumers that are critical for boosting their competitiveness moving forward, industry watchers said Tuesday. SK Telecom, the country’s largest mobile operators, and Naver Corp., the top Internet portal operator here, have recently unveiled half-price and free speakers [...]

Naver Not Playing Fair, Competitors Say

Naver Not Playing Fair, Competitors Say

SEOUL, Aug. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — The way in which Naver is dealing with mobile searches for housing has ruffled feathers, as accusations that it is marginalizing its competitors’ websites in favor of its own services are increasing.   According to industry sources, the tension between Naver and its clients-cum-competitors started to sizzle in May of this [...]

Naver Makes Play for Online Translation Market With New and Improved Tech

Naver Makes Play for Online Translation Market With New and Improved Tech

SEOUL, Jul. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s leading online search company Naver announced that as of today, it will lift the 200-character limit put in place for “Papago”, its artificial intelligence powered translation service. By doing so, Naver has decided to challenge Google head on for supremacy in the Korean translation market. As the two [...]

Search Giant Naver Accused of Tweaking Website to Favor Business Affiliates

Search Giant Naver Accused of Tweaking Website to Favor Business Affiliates

SEOUL, Jul. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean search engine giant Naver has retracted plans to update its website layout after facing criticism for blatantly favoring its online shopping affiliates, which many called an unethical business practice. Most of the criticism is surrounding Naver’s newly proposed website layout, in which online shopping malls listed as the [...]

Naver to Cooperate with Qualcomm on AI Patform

Naver to Cooperate with Qualcomm on AI Patform

SEOUL, Jun. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — Naver Corp., South Korea’s top Internet portal operator, said Monday that it will work with global chipmaker Qualcomm Inc. to further develop its artificial intelligence (AI) platform, Clova. Under an agreement with Qualcomm’s subsidiary, Qualcomm Technologies, Naver will provide Clova for use with the global giant’s Internet of Things (IoT) [...]

Naver Facility Among the World’s Top 10 Most Beautiful Data Centers

Naver Facility Among the World’s Top 10 Most Beautiful Data Centers

SEOUL, Jun 15 (Korea Bizwire) — Naver’s data center ‘Gak’, which is located in Chuncheon, Gangwon Province, has made it to a list of the top ten of the world’s best-looking data centers, joining the likes of Google and aql. British IT journal Data Center Dynamics has recently announced ten of the most beautiful data centers [...]

Naver Named as Top-Performing Firm in South Korea

Naver Named as Top-Performing Firm in South Korea

  SEOUL, May 24 (Korea Bizwire) – Naver Corp. was picked as the top firm for its business performance among the country’s major 500 companies, data showed Tuesday, beating Samsung Electronics Co. According to the data compiled by industry tracker CEO Score, South Korea’s No. 1 Internet portal operator received top remarks in a business evaluation that centered on eight areas, including earnings, investment, job creation and transparency. While Naver stood as the [...]

Controversy Over Facebook’s Free Network Usage Continues

Controversy Over Facebook’s Free Network Usage Continues

SEOUL, May 18 (Korea Bizwire) – The row between South Korean internet provider SK Broadband and social networking giant Facebook continues following reports of connection issues for Facebook users on SK Broadband connections. With the country witnessing for the first time a clash between a foreign content provider and a telecom network over shared broadband network [...]