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Microsoft's new smartphone to have Line messenger app pre-installed

South Korea's top portal operator Naver Corp. said Monday that its free messaging app Line will be pre-installed on Microsoft Corp.'s soon-to-be-released Lumia 540 smartphone, reflecting its growing popularity around the globe."The Lumia 540 will be pre-installed with the Line application,...

Updated : 2015.04.20 09:25

LG aims to outshine rivals with ‘selfie-oriented’ G4

GWANGJU ― With the launch of LG Electronics’ new flagship smartphone G4 just around the corner on April 29, the Seoul-based tech giant is carrying out a full-fledged effort to make the handset avail...

Updated : 2015.04.19 18:49

Samsung ditches corporate logo on smartphones in Japan

Samsung Electronics has decided to remove its corporate logo from its new flagship smartphone Galaxy S6 and the Edge variant that will be sold in Japan, a spokesperson in Seoul confirmed on Sunday. Th...

Updated : 2015.04.19 18:48

LG CNS seeks S. American transport growth

LG CNS president Kim Dae-hoon promoted the company’s advanced technologies in transportation system during a Korea-Colombia business forum held on Saturday in Bogota, officials said. The meeting comes in line with President Park Geun-hye’s 12-day tour of four South American countries, in...

Updated : 2015.04.19 18:47

KB Kookmin Card, LG Uplus take aim at Chinese fintech market

Korean mobile carrier LG Uplus said Thursday it concluded its partnership with major Korean and Chinese credit companies to foster the financial technology sector in both nations. Top executives of th...

Updated : 2015.04.16 19:11

Samsung SDS targets W20tr in sales by 2020

Samsung SDS, which celebrated its 30th anniversary Wednesday, said it has set a new target of reaching 20 trillion won ($18 billion) in sales by 2020, pledging to become a global top 10 player in the ...

Updated : 2015.04.15 19:48

[Herald Interview] Suprema eyes fingerprint market for mobile devices

Korean biometric security system developer Suprema will make a foray into the fingerprint market for mobile devices, taking on fingerprint powerhouses such as Apple-owned AuthenTec and Synaptics. Biom...

Updated : 2015.04.15 19:47

Ethiopian leader visits LG Display factory

Ethiopian President Mulatu Teshome paid a visit to the manufacturing facilities of South Korea’s leading display maker LG Display in Paju City, northwest of Seoul, on Wednesday.The visit to the Paju ...

Updated : 2015.04.15 19:45

Coupang’s operating losses increase

Coupang, a Seoul-based e-commerce firm, reported Tuesday its operating losses expanded to 121.5 billion won ($110.9 million) last year from 4.2 billion won a year ago. Despite the steep losses, the co...

Updated : 2015.04.15 19:45

Samsung rolls out new drive for ultrabooks

Samsung Electronics, Korea’s electronics behemoth, said Wednesday it recently started supplying a new solid state drive featuring faster read and write performance to global manufacturers of ultrabooks ― ultra-thin and ultra-light laptops.The new SSD, named SM951-NVMe, with its thickness...

Updated : 2015.04.15 19:44

IoT is about services, not devices: LG CNS

LG CNS chief executive Kim Dae-hoon emphasized Tuesday that services, not devices, will lead the progress of the Internet of Things technology across industries. “The IoT industry will be reshaped so...

Updated : 2015.04.14 19:48

Asian carriers, IT firms partner for 5G networks

Chief technology officers from leading Northeast Asian mobile carriers and network equipment manufacturers met at a KT R&D center in Seoul to discuss the standardization of next-generation networks and the development of the Internet of Things on Tuesday.Lee Jae-sub, director of ITU-T, a U...

Updated : 2015.04.14 19:46

LG’s leather-clad G4 draws mixed reactions

Specifications for LG Electronics’ new flagship smartphone G4 were leaked “by accident” on Sunday via the phone’s staging site that was still under construction. The page did not look to be fully ...

Updated : 2015.04.13 20:19

LG Uplus launches world’s first VoLTE roaming services

 Korean mobile carrier LG Uplus said Sunday that it had successfully launched roaming services running on the voice-over-Long Term Evolution, or VoLTE, networks. The VoLTE roaming services will be first available for subscribers of LG Uplus and Japan’s mobile carrier KDDI, who use LG Ele...

Updated : 2015.04.12 19:07

LG G4 smartphone spec leaked ahead of launch

Details of LG Electronics Inc.'s soon-to-be released flagship smartphone were leaked through its official website Sunday apparently due to a mistake by its staff, industry sources said.  The specifications of the G4, including its design, display and battery, were posted for about six ho...

Updated : 2015.04.12 17:54