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Taxi Driver Burns Himself to Death in Apparent Protest of Ride-sharing Services

Taxi Driver Burns Himself to Death in Apparent Protest of Ride-sharing Services

SEOUL, May 15 (Korea Bizwire) — A taxi driver burned himself to death Wednesday in an apparent protest of the introduction of carpooling services by the country’s taxi-hailing app operators. The 76-year-old man, identified only by his surname, Ahn, set fire on himself at around 3:19 a.m. near Seoul Plaza in central Seoul, according to [...]

AI Speakers to Help Disabled Persons Hail a Cab

AI Speakers to Help Disabled Persons Hail a Cab

SEOUL, Mar. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — The Seoul Metropolitan Facilities Management Corp. (SFMC) announced on Tuesday that it will be introducing a new taxi hailing service for disabled persons using artificial intelligence (AI) speakers. The hailing service requires Clova, Naver’s AI platform, or LG Uplus’ U+tv. The user can simply ask the AI platform to [...]