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Samsung denies forcing online portals to remove negative news

Samsung Electronics on Thursday officially denied a local news report alleging that it forced South Korea’s major portal website operators Naver and Kakao to remove negative news articles about its d...

Updated : 2017.07.21 15:42

LG Electronics taps deeper into robot biz

LG Electronics Inc. said Friday it introduced commercial robots to Incheon International Airport, announcing the move will work as a stepping stone for the company to tap deeper into the industry.The ...

Updated : 2017.07.21 14:59

Naver launches official version of AI translator ‘Papago’

South Korean internet giant Naver begun offering its artificial intelligence language translation program Papago as an official service this week, expanding the software’s functions and service range...

Updated : 2017.07.21 14:59

Tech giants to lock horns with flagship smartphones in H2

Global smartphone giants are expected to compete fiercely in the second half of 2017, industry watchers said Friday, as South Korea's top two players are fixing the release dates of their latest flags...

Updated : 2017.07.21 11:51

Samsung launches Galaxy J7 smartphone, expands budget lineup

Samsung Electronics Co. on Friday released the Galaxy J7 smartphone through South Korea's No. 2 mobile carrier KT Corp., expanding its budget portfolio for mobile devices.The 5.5-inch J7 comes with a ...

Updated : 2017.07.21 09:37

Samsung to unveil Galaxy Note 8 in late Aug.

Samsung Electronics Co. said Friday it will showcase the presumed Galaxy Note 8 in late August, around a year after the ill-fated predecessors' production was suspended over faulty batteries.The South...

Updated : 2017.07.21 09:31

Samsung's wind-free air conditioners selling like hotcakes despite odor problems

Amid the scorching summer heat that arrived earlier than usual, Samsung Electronics’ wind-free air conditioners are selling like hotcakes, with expectations that it may become the company’s best-sel...

Updated : 2017.07.20 20:14

Shares of LG Display fall sharply on concerns over panel prices

Shares of LG Display Co. fell sharply on Thursday from the previous trading session amid the outlook that global panel prices will decline down the road.  LG Display closed 8.17 percent at 34,300 wo...

Updated : 2017.07.20 19:43

Halo Neuroscience launches brain-stimulating fitness headphones in Korea

Most fitness wearables typically come in the form of electronic watches or bands that measure physical activity or track biological signals. However, a US-based startup has come up with a new device t...

Updated : 2017.07.19 17:21

Over 200m personal info leaked since 2011: report

More than 200 million pieces of personal information in South Korea have been leaked either through hacking attacks or poor network management since 2011, a government report showed Thursday. Accordin...

Updated : 2017.07.19 16:25

Netizens abuzz over security robot’s apparent ‘suicide’

A security robot that fell into a fountain for unknown reasons while doing its regular rounds has become a hot topic on social media.On Tuesday (local time), US media programs Fox News and The Verge r...

Updated : 2017.07.19 11:54

Samsung ramps up high bandwidth DRAM production

Samsung Electronics announced Tuesday it will ramp up production of its 8-gigabyte high bandwidth memory-2, known as HBM2, to meet growing demand across a wide range of applications including artifici...

Updated : 2017.07.18 18:04

Dongbu Daewoo looking for new investor abroad

Squeezed out by electronics giants Samsung and LG in the domestic market, Dongbu Daewoo Electronics, a small, affordable electronics provider, is looking for a new owner that is highly likely to be a foreign entity. According to the financial industry on Tuesday, a few foreign electronics ...

Updated : 2017.07.18 18:03

Kakao Mobility to seek out profit-making business models

Kakao Mobility is slated to begin official operation as an independent subsidiary of Kakao from next month, with aims to apply new profit-making business models to the firm’s key transportation servi...

Updated : 2017.07.18 15:42

Uncertainty heightens over SK hynix's bid in Toshiba deal

Uncertainty mounted over South Korea’s SK hynix’s bid in the ongoing Toshiba sale on Sunday with unverifiable claims swirling around that the Korean memory chipmaker has already given up on acquirin...

Updated : 2017.07.16 15:50