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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 [...]

SK Telecom Posts Robust Sales of Portable AI Device on First Day

SK Telecom Posts Robust Sales of Portable AI Device on First Day

SEOUL Aug. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s top mobile carrier SK Telecom Co. said Sunday it sold around 5,000 units of the portable edition of its artificial intelligence (AI) device NUGU on the first day of release. The mobile carrier said the sales of the NUGU Mini, which started Friday, were five times higher [...]

SK Telecom Introduces Portable AI Device

SK Telecom Introduces Portable AI Device

SEOUL, Aug. 8 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea’s top mobile carrier SK Telecom Co. on Tuesday launched a portable edition of its artificial intelligence (AI) device NUGU, in a bid to expand its presence in the fast-growing sector. First released in September last year, NUGU is focused on providing household-related services. SK Telecom said the [...]

SK Telecom’s AI Program to Help Convenience-store Employees

SK Telecom’s AI Program to Help Convenience-store Employees

SEOUL, Jul. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Telecom Co. said Monday it agreed to join forces with a major South Korean convenience store chain to deploy its artificial intelligence product NUGU to help store clerks. The country’s No. 1 mobile carrier said it will test-run NUGU at South Korea’s largest convenience store chain CU in [...]

SK Telecom to Accelerate Popularization of Quantum Cryptography with Ultra-Small, Low-Cost QRNG

SK Telecom to Accelerate Popularization of Quantum Cryptography with Ultra-Small, Low-Cost QRNG

Seoul, Korea, Jul. 24 (Korea Bizwire) - SK Telecom (NYSE: SKM) today announced that it has successfully developed a prototype of an ultra-small quantum random number generator (QRNG) chip packed with entropy source and Deterministic Random Bit Generator (DRBG). A QRNG generates true random numbers without any kind of pattern, meaning that it is ideal for [...]

Drones to the Rescue: Next-Generation Lifeguards Can Fly

Drones to the Rescue: Next-Generation Lifeguards Can Fly

SEOUL, Jul. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — One lucky beachgoer is safe and sound thanks to drone company Soomvi and telecommunications giant SK Telecom (SKT). Or at least that’s what a future scenario might look like. This past Friday, a drone on patrol a few meters above the sparkling blue of Wangsan Beach in Incheon “discovered” a [...]

SK Telecom, SM Entertainment to Join Hands for Content, New Biz

SK Telecom, SM Entertainment to Join Hands for Content, New Biz

SEOUL, Jul. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s top mobile carrier SK Telecom Co. and major entertainment agency SM Entertainment said Monday they will join forces through a series of stock sales among their affiliates, in order to beef up their content business and search for new opportunities. Under the deal, SK Telecom will buy [...]