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[Herald Interview] Korea Post eyes global markets

This year marks the 130th anniversary of the adoption of modern postal services on the Korean Peninsula and the establishment of the state-run mail service provider Korea Post.Over the years, technolo...

Updated : 2014.09.17 20:58

ITU to discuss radio frequency spectrum for satellite tracking

A United Nations agency for information and telecommunications will discuss the allocation of a global radio frequency for air-ground satellite communication following the failure of a painstaking multinational search to find a missing Malaysian airplane, government officials said Wednesda...

Updated : 2014.09.17 20:55

LG to roll out its first flip-style smartphone

LG Electronics, South Korea’s No. 2 maker of handsets, provided a teaser Tuesday of what looks to be its first flip-style smartphone. LG’s website showed a dim image of a flip-style handset dubbed the “LG Wine Smart.” If released, the Wine lineup will become the oldest existing handset...

Updated : 2014.09.16 21:27

Samsung chairman loses W1tr on sickbed

Samsung Group’s de-facto head Lee Kun-hee, who has been hospitalized due to a heart attack since May, saw the value of his share holdings in the conglomerate plunge 7.19 percent from four months earlier, data showed Tuesday, with the decline led by Samsung Electronics’ lackluster perform...

Updated : 2014.09.16 21:27

Samsung Electronics to host first open-source conference

South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics said Monday it would hold a two-day conference on open-source software to allow developers to share ideas on the new industrial trend.The Samsung Open Sourc...

Updated : 2014.09.15 20:38

Samsung seeks prosecution probe on LG executive on suspected vandalism

Samsung Electronics said Sunday it has asked the prosecution to investigate senior officials of its home rival, LG Electronics, on suspicion of intentionally damaging its products at a shopping mall in Germany.Samsung's petition names Jo Seong-jin, head of LG's home appliance division, and...

Updated : 2014.09.14 11:47

Samsung Electronics likely to suffer another earnings shock in Q3: brokerages

Samsung Electronics Co., the world's largest mobile phone manufacturer, is expected to suffer another earnings shock in the third quarter, mainly due to weak demand for its new products and stiff competition from rivals.Local brokerages initially forecast operating profits for the July-Sep...

Updated : 2014.09.14 11:29

LG Chem develops world’s first high-efficacy OLED light panels

LG Chem has developed the world’s first OLED light panel with high luminous efficacy and long-lasting performance that can compete with LED lights.The industrial materials giant said Thursday that it...

Updated : 2014.09.11 20:53

Intel eyes supply deal with Apple

Intel is again seeking to partner with Apple to supply its mobile communication chips for future iPhones.Most of Apple’s smartphones have used chips from Qualcomm.“Chances are high that global smart...

Updated : 2014.09.11 20:50

[Newsmaker] Apple on new road with iPhone 6, smartwatch

SAN FRANCISCO ― Apple moved to recapture its role as a tech trend setter on Tuesday with its highly anticipated first smartwatch and two large-screen versions of the iPhone.With the debuts of Apple W...

Updated : 2014.09.10 21:16

LG Uplus to sell iPhones for first time

LG Uplus Corp., South Korea’s No. 3 mobile carrier, will sell Apple Inc.’s latest iPhones in South Korea along with its bigger rivals SK Telecom Co. and KT, industry sources said Wednesday, marking the first time for LG Uplus to distribute Apple products here. Apple on Wednesday released...

Updated : 2014.09.10 20:58

Samsung Electronics’ market cap falls below 200tr won

Samsung Electronics, South Korea’s leading tech giant, saw its market capitalization fall below the 200 trillion won ($195.1 billion) mark for the first time in two years, data showed Wednesday, as its mainstay mobile unit continued to suffer amid the rise of Chinese rivals. Samsung’s ma...

Updated : 2014.09.10 20:58

ITU preparation in full gear

With less than 40 days until the ITU Plenipotentiary Conference in Busan next month, South Korea’s preparatory committee under the Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning is making all-out effor...

Updated : 2014.09.10 20:58

Bungie’s ‘Destiny’ video game soars at launch

The hotly anticipated video game “Destiny” soared at its launch, setting a trajectory intended to eclipse the blockbuster hit its makers had with “Halo.” “Destiny,” from Bungie studio, was the ...

Updated : 2014.09.10 20:57

Samsung Electronics's market cap falls below W200t

Samsung Electronics Co., South Korea's leading tech giant, saw its market capitalization fall below the 200 trillion won ($195.1 billion) mark for the first time in two years, data showed Wednesday, as its mainstay mobile unit continued to suffer amid the rise of Chinese rivals.Samsung's m...

Updated : 2014.09.10 10:51