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[Graphic News] Men still dominate in global IT firms

A recent survey showed that men still dominate major tech companies.Among the eight leading tech firms such as Google, Facebook and Microsoft, none of them had workforces that were more than 50 percen...

Updated : 2017.02.28 18:18

[MWC] Samsung, Reliance Jio to connect rural India

Samsung Electronics said it will team up with India’s Long Term Evolution mobile operator Reliance Jio Infocomm to build more high-speed wireless communication networks in India’s remote regions as ...

Updated : 2017.02.28 17:50

Samsung SDI names memory chip veteran as new CEO

Jun Young-hyun (Samsung SDI)Jun Young-hyun, president of the device solution division of Samsung Electronics, has been nominated as the new president of battery maker Samsung SDI, the company announce...

Updated : 2017.02.28 17:28

[MWC] ‘LG smartphone need no unnecessary innovation’

BARCELONA -- LG Electronics, in its newest attempt to seize the global smartphone market, is choosing fundamentals over “unnecessary” innovation, its chief said Monday.“LG smartphone has so far tar...

Updated : 2017.02.28 16:40

[From the scene] Virtual reality headlines MWC

BARCELONA -- It looks like a tiny ride at an amusement park: a rider wearing three-dimensional goggles is shaken upside down, left and right, while bound to a chair.What may appear amusing and even a ...

Updated : 2017.02.28 16:38

Kakao Navi emerges strong one year after launch

One year into its launch, Kakao’s mobile navigation app Kakao Navi has hosted 730 million trips totaling a combined distance of 20.6 billion kilometers, the South Korean mobile messenger giant said T...

Updated : 2017.02.28 15:12

Autofactory enters IoT-based smart farm business

Autofactory, headed by Lee Jae-wook, announced Tuesday that it recently entered the Internet of Things-based smart farm business, alongside its automotive data service business. A startup company that...

Updated : 2017.02.28 14:19

[Newsmaker] LG mobile chief confident about G6

BARCELONA -- Technical finesse, practicality and sincerity seem to be the main elements that LG Electronics are betting on for its new flagship smartphone, the G6, which the tech giant hopes will brin...

Updated : 2017.02.27 18:11

[MWC] KT pledges to be world’s first 5G provider by 2019

Hwang Chang-gyu, CEO of mobile carrier KT, pledged to make his company the world’s first to commercialize the next generation wireless network by 2019 in an address to global telecom providers on Mon...

Updated : 2017.02.27 17:06

Local researchers develop 3D cargo inspection technology

A local group of researchers successfully developed technology for three-dimensional inspection of container cargo that would greatly reduce inspection time and cost, the oceans ministry said Monday.T...

Updated : 2017.02.27 16:13

[MWC] Biggest mobile tech show kicks off in Spain

BARCELONA -- The biggest tech event of the year, the Mobile World Congress 2017, kicked off Monday in Barcelona, Spain. With the theme of “The Next Element,” around 2,200 tech firms are showcasing t...

Updated : 2017.02.27 15:19

[MWC] SKT boasts most advanced LTE technologies at MWC

SK Telecom on Monday announced it successfully tested the highest level of Long Term Evolution network technologies in collaboration with Samsung Electronics and Ericsson. Named “LTE-A Pro,” SKT dem...

Updated : 2017.02.27 14:39

[MWC] Samsung SDS showcases AI-powered training chatbot for retailers

Samsung SDS, the Internet technology solutions unit of South Korea’s Samsung Group, is showcasing its artificially intelligent chatbot training solution for retailers at the Mobile World Congress in ...

Updated : 2017.02.27 13:57

Teaser shows Samsung will debut Galaxy S8 on March 29

A teaser video released by Samsung Electronics Co. showed Monday that its new flagship Galaxy S8 smartphone will be unveiled on March 29 in New York. Announcing the date of the new smartphone at the a...

Updated : 2017.02.27 11:43

Google assistant goes beyond the pixel to take on Apple's Siri

Five months after introducing its digital assistant, Google is sharing the feature with Android partners, hoping the service can boost its odds to win customers from Apple Inc.'s iPhone. Alphabet Inc....

Updated : 2017.02.26 21:40