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Industry LG Energy Solution's subsidiary launches battery swapping station business SEOUL -- In a move aimed at tapping into South Korea's delivery market, Kooroo, an in-house venture of battery manufacturer LG Energy Solution, has launched its electric motorcycle battery swapping station business. This service allows electric motorcycle riders to swap batteries for fully charged ones in approximately 20 seconds, eliminating the need for time-consuming charging waits. Despite their eco-friendly features, electric motorcycles have faced reluctance from deliver LG Energy Solutions subsidiary launches battery swapping station business
IT Researchers find strain capable of producing alternative meat proteins in southern island SEOUL -- A strain capable of producing mycoprotein, one of the key alternative meat ingredients, has been discovered in a river on the southern resort island of Jeju. The extracted mycoprotein can be used for providing cultured meat products with real meat flavor. Mycoprotein (fungal protein) is a protein produced by fungi such as mold and mushrooms. The Nakdonggang National Institute of Biological Resource said that they have discovered a strain called "Aspergillus tubingens Researchers find strain capable of producing alternative meat proteins in southern island
South Korea S. Korea to utilize Deepfake content detection software in criminal investigations SEOUL -- South Korea will deploy specialized software designed to detect whether video clips or image files have been manipulated using Deepfake techniques in crime investigations. This announcement comes about a month before South Korea's general election scheduled for April 10. Deepfake technology, driven by artificial intelligence, enables the alteration of videos or images by replacing the face of a person in the original content with that of another individual. This face- S. Korea to utilize Deepfake content detection software in criminal investigations
Tech Education company Visang to develop AI-based digital math textbook SEOUL -- South Korea's Visang Education has partnered with Mathpresso, the operator of an artificial intelligence-based learning platform "Qanda," to spearhead the development of an AI app-based math textbook. This solution will suggest questions tailored to each student's academic level and offer hints when they get stuck. Qanda, boasting approximately 90 million users, swiftly provides explanations within five seconds upon a student snapping a photo of a chall Education company Visang to develop AI-based digital math textbook
ECONOMY Gmarket opens low-temp logistics center targeting one-day delivery service customers SEOUL -- In an effort to gain a competitive edge in South Korea's ecommerce market dominated by Coupang, the South Korean counterpart of Amazon, major ecommerce platform Gmarket opened a low-temperature logistics center for fresh goods delivery service. Customers can now order fresh groceries through the ecommerce giant's overnight delivery service. Overnight and one-day delivery services garnered explosive popularity in South Korea during the pandemic. When people were Gmarket opens low-temp logistics center targeting one-day delivery service customers
South Korea Asan Medical Center ranks 22nd in global hospital ranking SEOUL --Seoul-based Asan Medical Center has been recognized by American weekly news magazine Newsweek as the top 22nd hospital out of a pool of approximately 2,400 hospitals worldwide. Asan Medical Center achieved the highest ranking among 17 South Korean hospitals included on the prestigious list of the world's top 250 hospitals. Along with global market analyst firm Statista, Newsweek determined the global ranking based on online surveys of 85,000 medical experts in 30 count Asan Medical Center ranks 22nd in global hospital ranking
Military Hanwha Ocean condemns data leak regarding Navy destroyer project SEOUL -- Hanwha Ocean has strongly condemned the leak of confidential information related to the KDDX, a multi-billion-dollar project to build a new generation of destroyers for the South Korean Navy, by HD Hyundai Heavy Industries, calling it a “serious criminal act.” The company also criticized the Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA)'s decision not to restrict HD Hyundai Heavy Industries’ participation in the KDDX project bidding, despite the co Hanwha Ocean condemns data leak regarding Navy destroyer project
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