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Shinsegae Launches Restaurant Queue App

Shinsegae Launches Restaurant Queue App

SEOUL, Sept. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — Shinsegae Group, which operates high-end department stores throughout the nation, announced that it is launching a new smartphone app that will allow shoppers to check, in real-time, the wait time at restaurants situated within Shinsegae malls. Through the service, which launched at Shinsegae’s Gangnam branch yesterday and will roll [...]

Tag Your Smartphone to Taxi and Return Home Safely

Tag Your Smartphone to Taxi and Return Home Safely

SEOUL, April 23 (Korea Bizwire) – The City of Bucheon in Gyeonggi province will begin a “Safe-return-home” taxi service from May by sharing taxi information with a passenger’s family members. Using an NFC tag installed in every taxi in the city adjacent to western Seoul, passengers can tag their phone and have the service send information including [...]

MySite Offers Nation’s First Smartphone App Hosting Service

MySite Offers Nation’s First Smartphone App Hosting Service

SEOUL, July 27 (Korea Bizwire) –MySite, a company specializing in smartphone app development, has launched Korea’s first app hosting service by which small enterprises could lease smartphone apps for their business purposes. Until now, most apps had to be developed from scratch with companies spending fortunes to develop each app. That’s why apps are mostly [...]

Ium Unveils New Smartphone App to Find Ideal Dates

Ium Unveils New Smartphone App to Find Ideal Dates

SEOUL, May 8 (Korea Bizwire) – Ium, a social dating service operator, said on May 7 that it has launched an app “Your Ideal Type Audition.” The new smartphone app, based on an idea that everyone is everyone else’s ideal type, can find Mr. and Miss Right in a game-like setting. Once the user begins the app, [...]

Report Road Hazards in “Smart Ways”

Report Road Hazards in “Smart Ways”

SEOUL, Korea, Mar 29 (Korea Bizwire) – By developing a smartphone application, the Korean government has made it easier and more convenient for drivers to report road hazards such as potholes and rock falls.  The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, and Transport will begin a service called “Efficient Solution for Road Inconveniences” processing civil complaints within [...]