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Nexon brings new mobile RPG ‘HIT’ to global markets

[THE INVESTOR] Game developer Nexon said on June 30 that its mobile role-playing game “HIT” will be released in global markets on July 7.The mobile game, which will support 10 languages including En...

Updated : 2016.06.30 17:44

Yozma hints at US$100m funding for Korean biotech ventures

[THE INVESTOR] Yozma Group chairman Yigal Erlich on June 30 hinted at new funding worth up to US$100 million in Korea’s biotech venture firms. Yozma Group chairman Yigal Erlich The head of the lead...

Updated : 2016.06.30 17:36

SKT inks with Telekom, Ericsson for key 5G technology

[THE INVESTOR] Korean network operator SK Telecom has signed a memorandum of understanding with Deutsche Telekom and Ericsson to develop core technologies for the next-generation network, or 5G.Throug...

Updated : 2016.06.30 17:28

Qualcomm IT tour held for Korean engineering students

[THE INVESTOR] Qualcomm Korea held the 14th Qualcomm IT Tour for engineering students in Korea and invited them to its American headquarters as part of it efforts to update them on cutting-edge wirele...

Updated : 2016.06.30 16:46

LG, Pantech vie for leadership in mid-tier smartphone market

Hard-pressed by Samsung Electronics and Apple in the high-end smartphone segment, second-tier smartphone makers LG Electronics and Pantech are vying for leadership in the lower-priced smartphone marke...

Updated : 2016.06.30 16:05

Shares of Samsung companies soar on chairman’s death rumors

[THE INVESTOR] Shares of Samsung affiliates soared on June 30 after a rumor about chairman Lee Kun-hee’s death began spreading quickly in the afternoon. But Samsung Group flatly denied the rumor. Sa...

Updated : 2016.06.30 15:13

Samsung denies rumors of chairman’s death

[THE INVESTOR] Samsung Group on June 30 denied rumors that the company would be officially announcing the death of chairman Lee Kun-hee on this day.“It’s a groundless rumor,” said one high-ranking ...

Updated : 2016.06.30 14:35

SKT to develop 5G technologies with Deutsche Telekom, Ericsson

[THE INVESTOR] Korea leading network operator SK Telecom has signed a memorandum of understanding with Deutsche Telekom and Ericsson to develop core technologies for the next-generation network, or 5G...

Updated : 2016.06.30 14:33

Samsung Display to replace another LCD plant with OLED operations

[THE INVESTOR] Samsung Display has decided to replace one of its liquid-crystal display plants with organic light-emitting diode panel-making production lines in a move highlighting the firm's resol...

Updated : 2016.06.30 13:32

Google Maps told to censor defense facilities for full services in Korea

[THE INVESTOR] Korea’s Defense Minister Han Min-koo said Google Maps will be allowed to offer full services in the nation only if it censors core security facilities on its digital map.Earlier this m...

Updated : 2016.06.30 13:31

LG Uplus banned from new bids on bribery scandal

[THE INVESTOR] LG Uplus, the nation’s No. 3 telecom carrier, has been suspended from bidding for government orders for the next three months.According to the Office of Supply on June 30, the punitive...

Updated : 2016.06.30 11:29

KT Music wins award for Asia’s best mobile music app

[THE INVESTOR] Network operator KT said June 30 that mobile on-demand music app genie, operated by its subsidiary KT Music, received an award at the Mobile World Congress in Shanghai, an annual mobile...

Updated : 2016.06.30 11:20

Pantech returns with 'IM-100' smartphone

Pantech Co. made a comeback to the smartphone world with its own smartphone on Thursday after a 20-month hiatus, a litmus test for whether the South Korean firm will be able to regain its stature as t...

Updated : 2016.06.30 11:04

TechPLEX launches full-scale operations of next-generation narrowband IoT project

TechPLEX, a producer of mobile communications modules, announced Monday that its next-generation narrowband IoT project will soon enter full-scale operation. “Through this project, we will significan...

Updated : 2016.06.30 10:42

Samsung joins project to develop smart grid in Jeju

[THE INVESTOR] Tech giant Samsung Electronics said June 30 that it would join a project to build a tourist complex on Jeju Island. The tech giant said it has joined hands with land developer JCC to de...

Updated : 2016.06.30 09:40