Samsung inks deal for $380m factory in South Carolina

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Samsung inks deal for $380m factory in South Carolina

Samsung Electronics officially announced Wednesday that the company will build a home appliance factory with $380 million worth of investment in South Carolina, marking the company’s first major inve...

Updated : 2017.06.28 22:35

SK moves closer to building chip powerhouse

South Korea’s third-largest conglomerate SK is on the path to becoming the second-biggest memory chip provider in the world, taking one step closer to acquiring a slice of Toshiba’s chipmaking unit....

Updated : 2017.06.28 17:49

Samsung boosts investment in Austin chip plant for 4th industrial revolution

South Korea’s tech giant Samsung Electronics is preparing for the “fourth industrial revolution” by mass producing faster and more efficient chips for smart and connected devices with always-on dis...

Updated : 2017.06.27 18:18

Galaxy S8 Plus tops Consumer Reports ranking in battery life

Samsung Electronics’ new flagship smartphone Galaxy S8 Plus topped Consumer Reports’ latest ranking on smartphone battery life. It is welcome news for the Korean tech giant, which suffered a setback...

Updated : 2017.06.27 16:31

Samsung, LG bet on premium, large TV

Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics are betting on lucrative premium and large televisions to maximize profits in the second half of this year. Last month, Samsung launched 75-inch QLED TVs in Kore...

Updated : 2017.06.27 00:07

Samsung holds first strategic meeting without heir

Samsung Electronics on Monday embarked on two-day biannual meetings to set global strategies for the first time in the absence of its heir apparent arrested in a presidential bribery scandal. Since it...

Updated : 2017.06.26 15:48

Google, Facebook pressured for transparency in Korea

Global tech giants Google and Facebook are under increasing pressure from South Korean authorities and lawmakers to be “transparent and fairer” in running their businesses here.  Kim Sang-jo, head ...

Updated : 2017.06.25 15:37

Toshiba deal 'not finished': SK head

SK Group Chairman Chey Tae-won said Friday its semiconductor arm's move to join the acquisition of Toshiba Corp.'s chip business is "not finished," hinting there are still challenges moving forward.The remark came as a global consortium including South Korea's SK hyinx Inc. was tapped as t...

Updated : 2017.06.23 17:05

Mobile carriers protest mobile bill cuts

South Korea’s mobile carriers on Thursday expressed concerns over an expected fall in revenue due to the Moon Jae-in government’s plan to reduce the burden of mobile costs on low-income households a...

Updated : 2017.06.22 17:55

Online game developer chief embroiled in legal dispute

The chief of a South Korean online game developer is facing a legal battle against his partner over a joint venture they set up in China, according to legal and industry sources on Thursday. Kwon Hyuk...

Updated : 2017.06.22 17:01

Data-driven personalized medicine takes center stage at US biotech conference

SAN DIEGO — The recent explosion in data generation combined with fast-improving analytic technologies are beginning to revolutionize the field of medicine and health care, bringing closer the era of...

Updated : 2017.06.22 15:53

LG Display develops world’s largest flexible, transparent display

LG Display has developed the world’s largest flexible and transparent display, the company said on Thursday. The company said it developed a 77-inch flexible and transparent display with a resolution...

Updated : 2017.06.22 15:03

Google puts art in AI, expanding limits of computer creativity

Google Inc. is teaching an artificial intelligence algorithm to generate music and art as part of its efforts to expand the limits of computer creativity to the level of human beings going forward, th...

Updated : 2017.06.22 14:13

Samsung to mass-produce IoT processor

Samsung Electronics Co. said Thursday it will start mass-producing a processor designed exclusively for the Internet of Things platforms.The South Korean tech giant said the Exynos i T200 supports mob...

Updated : 2017.06.22 11:26

Samsung to release new flip smartphone

Samsung Electronics Co. said Thursday it will release a new flip-style smartphone this week, seeking to grab consumers still yearning for handsets with traditional design.The South Korean tech giant s...

Updated : 2017.06.22 11:23