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Competition heats up on 5G technology

Korean electronics and telecom carriers are fiercely competing to take the leadership in 5th-generation mobile networks, or 5G, viewing it as the next-generation technology. Transmitting data 20 times...

Updated : 2016.12.04 16:02

Samsung says Note 7 compensation is enough

Samsung Electronics recently hired a law firm to respond to a series of lawsuits over the Galaxy Note 7, which were discontinued due to explosion cases, according to local news reports Sunday. The new...

Updated : 2016.12.04 15:49

Samsung's Galaxy retains top brand ranking in 2016

Samsung Electronics Co.'s mobile brand of Galaxy retained its top spot in this year's local best brand rankings despite the production halt of the latest Galaxy Note 7 phablet line, a survey said Sunday.Brandstock, a South Korean market research firm that determines the rankings of local b...

Updated : 2016.12.04 13:49

Samsung expands presence in NAND flash memory market

Samsung Electronics Co. increased its share in the global NAND flash market in the third quarter of the year largely thanks to strong demand from Chinese smartphone makers, industry data showed Friday.Samsung logged $3.74 billion in sales from its NAND flash shipment in the July-September ...

Updated : 2016.12.02 11:40

LG Electronics names home appliances head as CEO

LG Electronics on Thursday named Jo Seong-jin, the head of its home appliances division, as its new CEO, putting the tech giant’s operation under a one-man leadership system for speedy decision makin...

Updated : 2016.12.01 17:49

S. Korea's first Apple Store may open in late 2017

The first Apple Store in South Korea is expected to open in late 2017, potentially putting an end to the poor services received by iPhone users here. According to local news reports Thursday, citing m...

Updated : 2016.12.01 17:01

Samsung reports steady rise in retrieval rate of Galaxy Note 7s

Samsung Electronics Co. said Thursday it has retrieved about 67 percent of Galaxy Note 7 smartphones sold in South Korea about three months after it conducted a global recall of the smartphones over a...

Updated : 2016.12.01 11:25

Samsung faces patent suits from KAIST in Texas

Samsung Electronics is facing a patent lawsuit from the Korea Advanced Institute of Science & Technology in the US, the institute confirmed Wednesday. KAIST IP, the institute’s intellectual property ...

Updated : 2016.11.30 16:44

LuDuS501 makes major update to its mobile game “Dangerous Outside the Blanket”

LuDuS501 (CEO: Serky Jeong) on Nov 28 announced that it had made a significant update to its game “Dangerous Outside the Blanket,” which was released in September. “Dangerous Outside the Blanket” ...

Updated : 2016.11.30 11:57

Earing to launch voice-based social media platform by December

Earing announced Friday that it would officially launch its independently developed social briefing app “Earing” by the end of the year. Earing is a social media platform that enables users to conve...

Updated : 2016.11.30 11:57

Seoul to introduce systematic management of air traffic to reduce flight delays

South Korea will set up a new air traffic flow management system before the end of next year to enhance airport safety while also improving airline services by greatly reducing flight delays, the gove...

Updated : 2016.11.28 14:46

Behind rallies, mobile apps support Seoul protesters 

Merging technology with social activism, South Korean developers have rolled out a series of new mobile apps to support citizens who are taking to the streets of Seoul to demand President Park Geun-hy...

Updated : 2016.11.27 15:58

LG’s G6 is rumored to adopt iris, mobile payment

LG Electronics is rumored to adopt several new technologies, including iris recognition and mobile payment for its upcoming flagship smartphone, G6. Experts said the tech firm needs to blow the competition out of the water with the G6 in order to make up for the 800 billion won ($67 millio...

Updated : 2016.11.25 18:08

IPL signs agreement with China’s Roobo for distribution of social robot “iJINI”

IPL, a member company of the Born2Global Center, signed an agreement with Roobo on Nov. 11 for the distribution of its social robot “iJINI.” Under the agreement, IPL will provide iJINI and related A...

Updated : 2016.11.24 18:04

Apple faces growing complaints over customer support

Apple recently faced a fresh round of complaints over its customer support in South Korea, after belatedly providing a Korean announcement for replacing problematic iPhone batteries.On Sunday, Apple p...

Updated : 2016.11.24 17:36