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artificial intelligenceSamsung plans AI research centers in Canada, UK and Russia adding to US and Korea now

Samsung plans to establish three artificial intelligence (AI) Centers in Cambridge, the U.K. (May 22nd), Toronto, Canada (May 24th) and Moscow, Russia (May 29th) to strengthen the company’s AI capabilities and explore the potential of user-centric AI. Samsung Research also …

futureSouth Korea will have wide availability of 10 Gbps internet by the end of this year

South Korea’s SK Broadband announced the launch of its new 2.5Gbps (gigabit per second) high-speed internet service. the Giga Premium service is three times faster than the already fast South Korea internet services. Existing customers who sign up for the …

koreaSouth Korea thinks a peace agreement is North Korea is near

South Korea sees a path to a peace agreement with North Korea and an end to the over 65 years old state of war with North Korea. The Korean War never officially ended. Hostilities were suspended for all of these …

armyAsia and the world loading up on more tanks and armored vehicles

Asian spending on armored vehicles (tanks and armored personnel carriers) during the next decade is likely to reach USD166 billion. China, India, and South Korea are among the world’s top 10 spenders on military vehicles and are likely to contribute …

foodNorth Korea dangles denuclearization to try to get payoffs

Envoys from Seoul said that North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un told them he was ready to suspend weapons tests and hold candid talks with the U.S. to normalize relations, if the safety of his regime was guaranteed, the South Korean …

blockchainJibrel encodes compliance with financial regulations into tokenized currencies -US dollars and Korean Won

Nextbigfuture interview with Talal Tabbaa who is the Jibrel BizDev Lead and co-founder. JCash is launching tokenized US dollar and Korean Won. Working with three to four banks (tier1 and tier 2 banks). They are trying to go through roughly …

aircraftJapan and South Korea likely to add F35B fighters for aircraft carriers

Japan will convert two helicopter carriers into aircraft carriers by enabling them to launch F35B stealth fighters. South Korea and Japan are considering having F-35B stealth aircraft launch from the deck of amphibious assault ships. The F-35B — a fighter …

chinaUSA First and China Second in Internet Ranking Index

China ranked second after the United States in an internet development index released on Monday that gauges six dimensions from internet infrastructure to application among 38 countries. China has the largest number of internet users and is the world’s top …

canadaMedal predictions for Winter Olympics in February 2018

The Winter Olympics will be in South Korea from Feb 9-25, 2018. Germany, Norway, USA and Canada are predicted to top the medal counts with about 30-35 each. Germany and Norway are expected to be the main competition for the …

carsKorea partially opens city for testing self driving cars

South Korea will open a test bed road for self-driving cars to allow companies and researchers to check their cars in a real road environment, the transport ministry said Monday. The 320,000 square meter facility, called “K-City,” has been under …