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[Weekender] The ‘Samsung Man’

One out of 100 salaried workers in Korea works at Samsung Group ― the nation’s largest conglomerate with 30 affiliates. There are around 490,000 Samsung employees, with half of them working outside ...

Updated : 2015.03.06 20:13

[Weekender] Shifting corporate culture

Samsung Group, the largest conglomerate in South Korea, was founded as a small trade firm by the late founder Lee Byung-chull in Daegu in 1938 that shipped dried fish to China. Now managing the world’...

Updated : 2015.03.06 20:00

Ex-execs spread ‘Samsung DNA’

Samsung executives are being increasingly pursued to inject the “Samsung DNA” into other big businesses, including rivals.According to latest data from the Korea Exchange, more than 10 percent of th...

Updated : 2015.03.06 19:57

[Weekender] ‘Samsung Man’ not just a job

Kim, 45, vividly remembers when Samsung Group divested all shares in its discount store retail chain to U.K.-based retailer Tesco in 2011. His company was subsequently renamed from Homeplus Samsung Te...

Updated : 2015.03.06 19:47

KT shows off futuristic 5G technologies at MWC

KT, one of South Korea’s top three mobile carriers, showcased a number of new technologies based on the ultrafast 5G network service at this year’s Mobile World Congress, the industry’s largest ann...

Updated : 2015.03.06 19:39

Adobe CEO calls Korea crucial for cloud strategy

Adobe chief Shantanu Narayen called South Korea one of the key markets for the company’s strategic shift to its marketing cloud business.“Korea is in the forefront on a number of technology innovati...

Updated : 2015.03.05 18:43

Facebook praises Samsung’s contributions to free Internet project

BARCELONA, Spain ― Aside from running a social networking and mobile messaging service, Facebook is also a crusader of the Internet, encouraging Web firms, mobile carriers and device-makers to join a...

Updated : 2015.03.05 18:40

LG may adopt fingerprint sensor for G4

BARCELONA, Spain ― South Korean tech giant LG Electronics is looking to introduce a fingerprint sensor on its new flagship smartphone G4 in a bid to jump into the red-hot mobile payments market, according to multiple sources on Wednesday.“LG Electronics has recently decided to deploy a f...

Updated : 2015.03.04 19:59

[Herald Interview] Facial recognition developer offers better home security

With technological development many things in life have become simpler and easier. The way we enter a house will soon become much “smarter” as well, with facial recognition technology set to replace...

Updated : 2015.03.04 19:59

Rivals keep keen eye on Samsung’s curve appeal

BARCELONA, Spain ― With early reviews gushing over Samsung’s new flagship smartphone Galaxy S6 and its Edge variant, keen attention is being paid to the novel curved display that is rounded on both ...

Updated : 2015.03.04 19:56

[Newsmaker] Samsung mobile chief returns with new Galaxy

SEOUL/BARCELONA, Spain ― Samsung Electronics has fired its greatest shot against archrival Apple, with its new flagship smartphone the Galaxy S6 and its Edge variant being touted as the “most beauti...

Updated : 2015.03.03 19:29

Fingerprint sensor firm attracts Chinese phone makers at MWC

BARCELONA, Spain ― CrucialTec, one of the world’s leading fingerprint sensor makers, is attracting attention at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, the world’s largest mobile and communi...

Updated : 2015.03.03 19:09

Samsung likely to expand dual-edge lineup

BARCELONA, Spain ― Samsung Electronics, largely buoyed by a positive response to the dual-edge display of its new Galaxy S6 Edge smartphone, is considering adopting the unique styling to its other hi...

Updated : 2015.03.03 19:06

Samsung takes on Apple with new flagship phones

BARCELONA, Spain ― Samsung Electronics, the world’s largest smartphone-maker by sales, finally unveiled its new flagship smartphones ― the S6 and its variant S6 Edge ― in Barcelona on Sunday, a da...

Updated : 2015.03.02 20:38

Samsung CEO busy meeting partners at MWC

BARCELONA, Spain ― Top executives of global tech giants attending the Mobile World Congress are busy showcasing their companies’ new products and meeting with partners on the sidelines of the world’s leading mobile device fair.Samsung Electronics’ mobile business chief Shin Jong-kyun t...

Updated : 2015.03.02 20:17