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Naver Expresses Intention to Participate in Saudi’s Neom Project

Naver Expresses Intention to Participate in Saudi’s Neom Project

SEOUL, Nov. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean internet portal giant Naver Corp. on Wednesday expressed its intention to participate in Saudi Arabia’s lucrative Neom smart city project with its up-to-date digital twin technology. “Neom city is a future project to create a fully smart city based on many high-end technologies,” said Kang Sang-chul of [...]

Naver, Kakao Ban Police Outfit Sales Following Halloween Tragedy

Naver, Kakao Ban Police Outfit Sales Following Halloween Tragedy

SEOUL, Nov. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s two major tech giants — Kakao Corp. and Naver Corp. — have begun a crackdown on imitation police costumes on their e-commerce platforms in response to the controversy that fake police costumes obstructed the process of containing the Itaewon crowd crush. Naver banned all searches for imitation [...]

KRX, Naver Join Hands to Invigorate Listed Firms’ English Disclosure

KRX, Naver Join Hands to Invigorate Listed Firms’ English Disclosure

SEOUL, Oct. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s bourse operator said Thursday it signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with internet portal giant Naver Corp. to invigorate the English public disclosures by listed firms here. The Korea Exchange (KRX) said artificial intelligence technology and Naver’s translation service “Papago,” will be utilized in providing English disclosure [...]

Naver-published Webcomic ‘Lore Olympus’ Wins Harvey Award

Naver-published Webcomic ‘Lore Olympus’ Wins Harvey Award

SEOUL, Oct. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — “Lore Olympus,” a romance webcomic published by the South Korean platform for digital comics Naver Webtoon, received a Harvey award for the second consecutive year Saturday. The webcomic series, created by New Zealand artist Rachel Smythe and published by Webtoon, the digital comics platform operated by internet portal Naver, [...]

Naver Indicted for Allegedly Violating Fair Trade Law

Naver Indicted for Allegedly Violating Fair Trade Law

SEOUL, Sept. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — Internet portal giant Naver Corp. was indicted Thursday for allegedly violating fair trade law by abusing its market dominant position in dealing with a real estate market information partner. The Seoul Central District Prosecutors Office charged Naver over allegations that it blocked the unspecified market information provider from selling [...]