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SKT, Ericsson to build 5G network test bed

Korea’s leading mobile network operator SK Telecom said Thursday that it had signed a memorandum of understanding with Swedish network equipment firm Ericsson to build infrastructure to test fifth-...

Updated : 2016.02.11 18:22

KT helps promising start-ups tap global market at MWC

Telecommunications firm KT said Thursday that it would participate in the Mobile World Congress, the world’s largest mobile trade show to be held in Barcelona later this month, along with promising K...

Updated : 2016.02.11 18:19

[Photo News] Gifts for adoptees

GIFTS FOR ADOPTEES -- LG Uplus’ employees participate in a corporate social responsibility program in which they make dolls for babies who have been put up for adoption, at the company’s head office...

Updated : 2016.02.11 15:32

[Photo News] Smart cover for LG G5

SMART COVER FOR LG G5 -- LG Electronics unveils a touch-enabled case, dubbed the Quick Cover, for its upcoming flagship smartphone G5 in Seoul on Thursday. The semitransparent smartphone cover allows ...

Updated : 2016.02.11 15:29

NCSoft sees profits plunge in 2015

Struggling to find growth momentum in the mobile gaming segment, NCSoft saw its net income drop 27 percent in 2015, compared to a year earlier, according to the company’s regulatory filing Thursday.T...

Updated : 2016.02.11 11:35

Samsung to cut facility investment in chips in 2016

Samsung Electronics, the nation’s largest tech giant, is expected to reduce facility investment in its chip business in 2016 from a year ago, data showed Wednesday, just as rivals such as Intel do th...

Updated : 2016.02.10 19:47

Samsung, LG switch strategies to take on smartphone rivals

Caught between decreasing earnings and challenges posed by Chinese competitors, Korea’s tech giants Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics aim to create new growth momentum with their upcoming flagsh...

Updated : 2016.02.05 15:07

Kakao’s Q4 profits drop due to higher costs

Concerns over Kakao’s profitability are on the rise in the market as the profits of the mobile messenger operator nosedived in the October-December period last year. The company said in a regulatory ...

Updated : 2016.02.05 11:51

[Photo News] Go match between artificial intelligence AlphaGo and champion Lee Se-dol

AI CHALLENGES HUMAN GO MASTER -- Google unveiled the schedule of the Go match between its artificial intelligence program AlphaGo and Korean Go champion Lee Se-dol on Friday. Demis Hassabis, the found...

Updated : 2016.02.05 11:46

LG Electronics becomes street name in Changwon

 LG Electronics said Thursday a new street named after its corporate name has been created within an industrial complex in Changwon, the capital city of South Gyeongsang Province. LG Jeonja-ro, meani...

Updated : 2016.02.04 17:20

LG CNS to build bus traffic control systems for Malaysia’s MRT

LG CNS, the information technology solutions unit of LG Group, said Thursday it has won a deal to install bus traffic control systems for Malaysia’s Mass Rapid Transit railway stations.  (LG CNS)The...

Updated : 2016.02.04 17:16

Ex-Groupon COO joins Samsung

Kal Raman, former CEO of Xome and chief operating officer of Groupon, has joined Samsung Electronics America as chief digital officer to lead the company’s e-commerce business, the Seoul head office ...

Updated : 2016.02.04 17:15

Dyson’s suction power test upsets rivals

Dyson, the U.K. home appliance maker, held a rare performance test in Seoul on Tuesday by comparing its own luxurious stick vacuum cleaner with cheaper competitors. During the event, Dyson’s motor d...

Updated : 2016.02.03 20:13

LG to hire marine sergeant for saving man’s life

LG Group said Wednesday it has decided to hire a marine staff sergeant who recently saved a blind man’s life at a subway station in Daegu. On Jan. 17, the 24-year-old Choi Hyung-soo jumped onto the ...

Updated : 2016.02.03 20:07

Samsung ActiveWash sales exceed 1.5m

Samsung Electronics said Wednesday that its ActiveWash washing machine has hit the 1.5 million mark in global sales since its launch in February last year. The ActiveWash is a top-load washing machin...

Updated : 2016.02.03 20:06