LIFESTYLE

LIFESTYLE

Google launches Korean-language voice recognition service

SEOUL, Sept. 21 (Yonhap) -- Google Korea, the local unit of U.S.-based tech giant Google Inc., said Thursday it has launched the Korean-language edition...

S. Korea advised to limit smoking at public places, cigarette ads: WTO

SEOUL, Sept. 11 (Yonhap) -- The World Health Organization (WTO) has recommended South Korea to adopt more stringent regulations to ban cigarette smoking in...

JYP partners with Mnet for new boy band audition show

SEOUL, Sept. 11 (Yonhap) -- JYP Entertainment, one of South Korea's largest entertainment agencies, has partnered with cable TV network Mnet in producing a...

Galaxy Note 8 preorders hit nearly 400,000 on first day

SEOUL, Sept. 8 (Yonhap) -- Samsung Electronics Co. said Friday the combined preorders for its Galaxy Note 8 in South Korea reached nearly 400,000...

CJ E&M to build cultural content complex at HallyuWorld

SEOUL, Sept. 6 (Yonhap) -- CJ E&M said Wednesday it will build a complex in Goyang, just northwest of Seoul, by the end of...

Daily consumption of kimchi can lower risk of atopic dermatitis: report

SEOUL, Aug. 27 (Yonhap) -- Daily consumption of kimchi can lower the risk of contracting atopic dermatitis (AD) by 32 percent compared to those...

Samsung to open smartphone war with Galaxy Note 8

SEOUL, Aug. 21 (Yonhap) -- Samsung Electronics Co. is set to start a global war of high-end smartphones this fall by showcasing a new...

Kakao’s game business to merge into Kakao Games

SEOUL, Aug. 17 (Yonhap) -- Kakao Corp., the operator of South Korea's top mobile messenger KakaoTalk, said Thursday that it has decided to merge...

Naver’s online map service adds new Dokdo photos

By Kim Han-joo SEOUL, Aug. 14 (Yonhap) -- Naver Corp., South Korea's top Internet portal operator, said Monday that it has added updated images of...

Mobile platform potential ‘game changer’ for game industry

SEOUL, Aug. 14 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's longtime online game giant Nexon Korea Co. is finding itself threatened by its smaller local rival Netmarble...

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