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NHN Launches Service That Enables Users to Search for Clothes in Photos

NHN Launches Service That Enables Users to Search for Clothes in Photos

SEOUL, Sept. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — NHN Corp., South Korea’s leading game and internet company, officially launched its fashion-specific artificial intelligence (AI) service AI Fashion on Wednesday. The service was developed using image search technology after analyzing data from various online shopping platforms both in South Korea and abroad. The highlight of the new service [...]

Naver Folds Open Market “ShopN” within 2 Years after Launch

Naver Folds Open Market “ShopN” within 2 Years after Launch

SEOUL, May 3 (Korea Bizwire) – Naver, Korea’s largest search portal with more than 70 percent of the market, will close its open market “ShopN” in response to public criticism and a controversy following a Fair Trade Commission investigation on the company. It has been two years since Naver established ShopN in 2012.  Naver said [...]

NHN’s “Football Day” Now Available on Mobile Devices

NHN’s “Football Day” Now Available on Mobile Devices

SEOUL, Korea, Dec 30 (Korea Bizwire) – NHN Entertainment said it would officially launch “Football Day,” the proprietary soccer simulation mobile game, from December 29. With this game, fantasy soccer game fans won’t have to rush to their desktop computer to manage their team and instead use their smartphone device anywhere anytime. The game has been [...]

Naver Opens Web Accessibility Lab for the Handicapped at Its Main Office

Naver Opens Web Accessibility Lab for the Handicapped at Its Main Office

SEOUL, Korea, Nov 15 (Korea Bizwire) – Naver Inc. said on November 14 that it would open to public its lab for web accessibility within the company’s headquarters building. Web accessibility refers to the inclusive practice of making websites usable by people of all abilities and disabilities. The lab consists of four different spaces: for those visually [...]

LINE PLAY Surpasses 12 Million Players Globally, Introduces New Features

LINE PLAY Surpasses 12 Million Players Globally, Introduces New Features

TOKYO, Japan, Oct. 17, 2013 (Korea Bizwire) – LINE Corporation, owner and operator of LINE, a free call and messaging app, today announced that LINE PLAY has surpassed 12 million users since its global release eight months ago. The service has also undergone a complete redesign to make more user friendly to users worldwide LINE PLAY is an avatar [...]

Naver to Display Korean-made Webtoons in Frankfurt Book Fair

Naver to Display Korean-made Webtoons in Frankfurt Book Fair

SEOUL, South Korea, Oct 08 (Korea Bizwire) – Naver, a Korean search portal with more than a 70-percent market share, said on October 7 that it would set up a “webtoon” (web cartoon) booth in the Frankfurt Book Fair to be held between the 9th and 13th, in partnership with the Korea Contents Agency. This [...]