Equinix has linked its International Business Exchange (IBX) SL1 with the Internet Exchange (IX) and network services of Korea Internet Neutral Exchange (KINX) and Sejong Telecom’s Korea Internet Exchange (KRIX). The expanded IX ecosystem will […]
LG Electronics joins IBM Quantum Network
LG Electronics has joined IBM Quantum Network to advance industry applications of quantum computing. Being part of the network gives LG Electronics access to IBM’s quantum computing systems, quantum expertise and the Qiskit open-source quantum […]
Lotte Hotels & Resorts deploys IBM’s ITSM system
Korea’s Lotte Hotels & Resorts has successfully deployed an IT service management (ITSM) system from IBM. The implementation gives it an established standardised IT service processes and systems for chain hotels around the world and […]
Neuron Mobility expands to Korea
Singapore-based Neuron Mobility is launching its fleet of safety-first e-scooters in Seoul, Korea on March 5. This is hot on the heels of the rental electric scooter operator’s success in three cities in Australia and […]
Digital key enables car access with smartphone
LG Innotek has deveoped a digital car key module that can be used to lock or unlock, as well as start a vehicle using a smartphone. Once installed in a car, the digital car key […]
Korea’s Morai secures US$1.8m funding
Morai has secured US$1.8m in Series A funding for further development of its simulation software for autonomous vehicles. With the financial boost Kakao Ventures, Korea Credit Guarantee Fund and Naver D2SF, the Korean startup plans […]
Lotte Card adopts hybrid cloud strategy
In an industry that’s witnessing rapid innovations across the value chain, Korea credit card issuer Lotte Card is transitioning its entire enterprise system, including mission critical and core financial accounting systems, to a hybrid cloud environment in collaboration with IBM Services.
Korea startup harnesses AI to deal with array of healthcare issues
If there’s a phrase to describe artificial intelligence (AI) startup Vuno, it has to be “It thinks BIG”. While most startups aim to use technology to tackle one medical condition, the Korea company decided to cast its net wide by using NVIDIA GPU-powered AI products to address diagnoses of different diseases.
Hyundai to build smart mobility lab in Singapore
Hyundai Motor is building an open innovation lab to develop future mobility technologies in Singapore’s Jurong Innovation District.
LG Electronics appoints Kwon as new CEO
LG Electronics has reshuffled its top leadership with the appointment of Brian Kwon as its new Chief Executive Officer.
Samsung, China Mobile and Alibaba among world’s top 10 tech companies
Samsung, China Mobile and Alibaba have made it to the top 10 of Forbes 2019 top 100 digital companies. The Korea giant came in third behind Apple and Microsoft, but edged out Google and Intel.
FXGear introduces next-gen virtual fitting solution
“Mirror, mirror on the wall, who’s the fairest of them all?” Well, if the clothing doesn’t make you the fairest, just swap to another. That’s what the FXMirror can do — bringing virtual fitting to another level by adding an avatar.
Samsung and Xiaomi neck-to-neck in India in Q2
Xiaomi and Samsung shipped 9.9 million smartphones each to India in Q2. Together they account for 60 percent of the total shipment that quarter, according to Canalys.
Appier appoints Sean Chu as CSO
Appier has appointed Sean Chu as Chief Strategy Officer (CSO) to lead its operations in Japan and Korea. Chu will help drive the company’s growth as it moves to create new AI platforms to help […]
Return of Note 7
The embattled Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is making a return — as a limited edition Galaxy Note Fan Edition! According to a statement, Samsung plans to sell the refurbished device (which comes with new battery) from […]
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 verdict out on January 23
It’s official! Samsung Electronics will be announcing the findings of its investigation report of the Galaxy Note 7 in a press conference in Seoul, South Korea, on January 23, 2017, 9am. UPDATE: The problem was […]
NVIDIA Shield Tablet reaches Asia — touches down in Japan and Korea
The wait is over for the NVIDIA Shield Tablet in Asia — at least for those in Japan and Korea. The NVIDIA Tegra K1-based portable device is now available in these countries, just in time […]