All posts tagged "Google"

  • baduk, Lee Se-dol
    Google’s A.I. to take on Korea’s top baduk player

    By Kwon Ji-youn Google’s artificial intelligence (A.I.) has thrown down the gauntlet, challenging Korea’s top Go player. Lee Se-dol, a professional player of the game, known as baduk in Korean, has dominated the world of baduk for...

    • Posted January 28, 2016
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  • (Korea Times file)
    Seoul preparing to levy ‘Google tax’

    By Kim Jae-won The government plans to exchange financial information on multinational firms doing business here with members of the OECD and G20 countries in order to make them pay appropriate taxes to countries where profits are...

    • Posted January 28, 2016
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  • samsung-smart-car
    Samsung places its hopes on smart cars

    By Kim Yoo-chul Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong has picked components for self-driving smart cars as one of the next growth engines. Analysts and company officials say that the move is a step in the right...

    • Posted December 10, 2015
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  • Naver followed suit after Daum Kakao announced an active protest against government requests to view its message database.
    Naver hatches up plan to topple YouTube in S. Korea

    By Brian Han Let’s face it. When it comes to video streaming, there’s only one name that really matters and that’s YouTube. It’s just the way things have been for over a decade on a global scale. But...

    • Posted November 23, 2015
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  • Executive Chairman of Alphabet, Google's holding company, Eric Schmidt (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)
    Google chief stresses importance of deregulation in S. Korea

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — Eric Schmidt, executive chairman of Alphabet Inc., the holding company of Google Inc., said Friday that flexible regulations will help South Korea amid the protracted economic slowdown. “I know that your country is seeing...

    • Posted October 30, 2015
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  • Koreans and Korean Americans calling for Google to return the naming of a disputed East Sea territory to Dokdo Island from Liancourt Rocks staged a flash mob at Pier 39 in San Francisco Saturday.
    SF-area Koreans call for Google to return Dokdo name to Maps

    Ahead of Dokdo Island Day this month, San Francisco-area Koreans and Korean Americans staged a flash mob in an effort to urge Google to change its naming of the disputed island. At Pier 39 Saturday, about 50...

    • Posted October 19, 2015
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  • google
    Google ordered to disclose personal data shared with 3rd parties in S. Korea

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — Google Inc. was ordered by a Seoul court Friday to disclose the list of personal information it has shared with third parties, including a U.S. intelligence agency. Six South Korean activists filed a lawsuit...

    • Posted October 16, 2015
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