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KT CEO calls for unity of affiliates

KT CEO Hwang Chang-gyu held a meeting with the top executives of KT’s affiliates for the first time since taking the helm of Korea’s second-largest mobile carrier last December.Hwang emphasized the ...

Updated : 2014.04.17 21:04

LG Display aims to dominate Chinese 3-D TV market

LG Display, the world’s largest liquid crystal display panel maker, showcased its 3-D display technology at the Beijing International Film Festival this week as it seeks to carve out a bigger slice o...

Updated : 2014.04.17 20:51

Gov't to inject W15b to foster UHD industry

South Korea will invest 15 billion won ($14.4 million) this year in fostering its Ultra HD industry to secure a competitive edge before the expected sales boom from global sports events, the telecom ministry said Thursday.The Ministry of Science, ICT, and Future Planning said it will injec...

Updated : 2014.04.17 09:55

Chipmakers’ outlook brighter despite falling prices: analysts

South Korea’s top chipmakers are expected to see their earnings improve in 2014, with rising demands recouping losses from the falling prices of dynamic random access memory chips, analysts said Wednesday.Data from market researcher DRAMeXchange said that the fixed price of DDR3 2 Gb 256M...

Updated : 2014.04.16 20:32

Samsung’s talks on leukemia victims stalled again

Samsung Electronics on Wednesday rejected blame for ongoing confusion on talks over the deaths of workers from diseases possibly linked to working conditions at its semiconductor plants, claiming an about-face by victims’ families and their advocates. “We are extremely puzzled by the rea...

Updated : 2014.04.16 20:31

LG Electronics to produce mobile application processors

LG Electronics, Korea’s second- largest consumer electronics company, is moving to develop mobile application processors for smart devices, raising speculation that it is aiming to start rebuilding its long-lost semiconductor business, industry sources said.An LG Electronics spokesperson ...

Updated : 2014.04.16 20:31

LG Uplus to adopt Huawei gear

LG Uplus, Korea’s third-largest mobile carrier, and Huawei, a Chinese telecommunication equipment and solutions provider, said Wednesday that they have made a technical breakthrough allowing for more...

Updated : 2014.04.16 20:31

Reading key to improving imagination

Playing video or computer games can positively affect children, contrary to the popular belief that they can make them violent and corrupt their minds.Many scientists believe that games can help kids ...

Updated : 2014.04.16 20:28

Crisis or opportunity? Pantech at crossroads

A rocky road stretches ahead for Pantech, the nation’s smallest handset maker that is struggling to stay afloat in a quickly saturating smartphone market. There are now talks of foreign companies suc...

Updated : 2014.04.16 20:27

Samsung vice chairman says non-memory chip sector facing challenges

  The vice chairman of Samsung Electronics Co., a global leader in semiconductors and mobile phones, said Wednesday that the company's non-memory chip sector is facing major challenges.   In a message sent to employees outlining prospects for the second quarter, Kwon Oh-hyun said that w...

Updated : 2014.04.16 20:02

LG Uplus to adopt Huawei equipment for LTE-A

LG Uplus, Korea’s third largest mobile carrier, and Huawei, a leading Chinese telecommunication equipment and solutions provider, said Wednesday that they will use WDM/OTN technology for common publi...

Updated : 2014.04.16 13:57

Are Samsung, Hyundai at odds?

Hyundai Motor Group’s relations with LG Chem and SK Innovation seem to have reached a new high as Hyundai Motor is teaming up with LG Chem, and Hyundai affiliate Kia Motors with SK Innovation, for el...

Updated : 2014.04.15 21:01

Samsung SDI develops longer-life curved battery

Samsung SDI, Korea’s second largest lithium-ion battery maker, said Tuesday it has developed a longer-lasting curved battery for smart watches.The company’s rechargeable battery with a capacity of 2...

Updated : 2014.04.15 20:59

KT to raise $1b via debt sales

South Korea's top fixed-line operator, KT Corp., said Tuesday it will raise $1 billion by selling bonds to overseas investors as it aims to raise cash for debt payments in the coming months.Of the amount, $650 million will mature in three years and the remaining $350 million in five years....

Updated : 2014.04.15 16:32

Samsung to announce stance on deaths of employees from leukemia

Samsung Electronics said Monday it will soon announce its official position on the sufferings and deaths of its semiconductor workers from leukemia that family members and activist groups blame on the exposure to lethal chemicals at its plants.Rep. Sim Sang-jung of the minor opposition Jus...

Updated : 2014.04.14 20:23