S. Korea pound Laos 8-0 in World Cup qualifier

The Korea Herald > Business > Technology

Samsung sees progress in talks over leukemia victims

By Kim Young-won Tech giant Samsung Electronics said Thursday it launched a committee to handle compensation issues for those who were diagnosed with leukemia while working at the company’s semiconductor factories.The seven-member compensation committee will consist of four experts in lab...

Updated : 2015.09.03 17:34

Social video-sharing service KakaoTV gains popularity in Korea

Basking in its status as the No. 1 mobile messaging operator in Korea, Daum Kakao has been experimenting with new mobile services compatible with its mobile messenger app KakaoTalk, such as KakaoTaxi ...

Updated : 2015.09.03 17:33

LG continues upscale push at IFA

BERLIN -- LG Electronics will showcase premium TVs and other of its latest home appliances at IFA, Europe’s largest electronics trade show that kicks off Friday in Berlin, in its ongoing upscale push...

Updated : 2015.09.03 17:30

Samsung set to boast tech prowess at IFA

BERLIN/SEOUL -- South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics will showcase its state-of-the-art electronics products from wearables to TV at the IFA electronics trade show, set to kick off Friday in Ge...

Updated : 2015.09.03 17:27

[Photo News] Miele showcases new home appliances

MIELE SHOWCASES NEW HOME APPLIANCES -- German electronics-maker Miele cochief executive Markus Miele (right) and Reinhard Zinkann pose with the firm’s fridge, Blackboard Edition, on Thursday at its e...

Updated : 2015.09.03 16:15

LG’s clothing care system Styler to go global

Customers look at LG Electronics` clothing care system, LG Styler, in Guangzhou, China on Thursday. (LGE)LG Electronics’ clothing care system, LG Styler, is going global to repeat its success story o...

Updated : 2015.09.03 10:28

[Photo News] Gadget for good night's sleep

GADGET FOR GOOD NIGHT’S SLEEP -- Tech giant Samsung Electronics will unveil its sleep-tracking device, dubbed the “Sleep Sense,” at the IFA electronics trade show to be held from Sept. 4 to 9 in Be...

Updated : 2015.09.02 16:57

LG to boast OLED supremacy at IFA

 LG Electronics, a pioneer in the world‘s organic light-emitting diode TV market, will join hands with global broadcasting firms and media content providers to demonstrate high dynamic range technol...

Updated : 2015.09.02 16:54

[Herald Interview] ‘Decisiveness key to keeping ahead of competition’

 Merck, the world’s leading chemical and electronics materials firm, has constantly explored untouched business areas for more than three centuries, including the firm’s three main business pillars...

Updated : 2015.09.02 16:50

KT to sponsor national soccer squad

South Korea’s leading telecom firm KT signed a memorandum of understanding with the Korea Football Association on Tuesday to sponsor the national soccer team until 2019.  (From left) Ky Seung-yong, ...

Updated : 2015.09.01 17:25

Daum Kakao to be renamed Kakao

Mobile messenger and Web-portal operator Daum Kakao said Tuesday that it has decided to change its name to Kakao in a bid to highlight its corporate identity as a leader in the mobile era.The company ...

Updated : 2015.09.01 17:25

SKT steps up efforts to gain ground in IoT sector

 South Korea’s No. 1 wireless carrier SK Telecom announced a partnership deal with Finland-headquartered network equipment-maker Nokia on Tuesday to work on developing Internet of Small Things techn...

Updated : 2015.09.01 17:23

Samsung unveils smartwatch with rotating bezel

Samsung Electronics on Tuesday unveiled its new smartwatch with a rotating bezel -- the first of its kind within the industry -- before its official debut at the upcoming IFA electronics trade show in...

Updated : 2015.09.01 17:00

Samsung unveils front-load washer with extra door

 Samsung Electronics on Monday released a new front-load washing machine with an extra door that allows users to put in additional laundry in the middle of a wash cycle. The new model, dubbed the Bu...

Updated : 2015.08.31 17:58

[Photo News] Olympus unveils new mirrorless camera

Updated : 2015.08.31 17:56