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[Start-up Seoul] Startup Grind helps venture firms learn from others’ mistakes

Start-up Seoul is a new series featuring players in Korea’s emerging tech start-up scene. This is the first installment. ― Ed.When Korean-American Joon Oh was making his way from Samsung salaryman t...

Updated : 2015.07.01 18:44

KT offers affordable Wi-Fi service for foreign visitors

Aiming to increase convenience for foreign visitors, South Korea’s leading mobile carrier KT has been offering rental services for smartphones and portable batteries.Among those is KT’s Wi-Fi router...

Updated : 2015.07.01 18:38

Samsung SDI, Duke Energy ink electricity storage tie-up

Samsung SDI, the battery business arm of Samsung Group, said Wednesday that it had inked a supply deal of its lithium-ion batteries and battery management systems with Duke Energy, the largest electri...

Updated : 2015.07.01 18:38

[Photo News] LG Global Challenger

LG Group chairman Koo Bon-moo (left) delivers the emblem of LG Global Challenger, a fully funded overseas study and exploration program for college students, to student representatives at the group’s...

Updated : 2015.07.01 17:36

Qualcomm to pump W100b into Korean tech start-ups

Qualcomm, the U.S. chipmaker, said Wednesday it would invest up to 100 billion won ($90 million) in Korean technology start-ups in a move to help foster innovation and entrepreneurship in the Korean e...

Updated : 2015.07.01 17:34

[Photo News] LG OLED TV reigns supreme

LG OLED TV REIGNS SUPREME -- South Korean tech giant LG Electronics’ organic light-emitting diode TV has recently won top prizes at two of the most prestigious awards events in the global TV industry...

Updated : 2015.07.01 16:43

Samsung suffers setback in Southeast Asian smartphone market

Samsung Electronics Co., South Korea's top tech giant, saw its presence in the Southeast Asian smartphone market decline in the first quarter despite increased shipments, data showed Wednesday, as Chinese rivals took up more of the fast-growing region with budget models.  Samsung's smart...

Updated : 2015.07.01 09:28

[Photo News] Nurturing student start-up

NURTURING STUDENT START-UP -- LG Group said Monday that it would work with Chungbuk National University to run entrepreneurship programs to incubate future start-ups. The conglomerate also opened the ...

Updated : 2015.06.30 17:39

SK to support smart farm in Sejong

SEJONG ― SK Group, the third-largest conglomerate in South Korea, opened a start-up incubator for agriculture in Sejong City, Tuesday, with a particular focus on using smart technology in farming.In...

Updated : 2015.06.30 17:30

[Photo News] Seoul-Qualcomm partnership

Updated : 2015.06.30 16:19

[Photo News] Miele 10th anniversary in Korea


Updated : 2015.06.30 16:17

Samsung Electronics to offer two-year maternity leave

Samsung Electronics said Tuesday it will start a new paid leave system from July, including a two-year maternity leave.  Under the scheme, the Korean tech giant will extend the length of maternity leave to two years from the current legally-binding one year. Still, maternity payments will...

Updated : 2015.06.30 16:13

[Photo News] Bring cinema experience home

BRING CINEMA EXPERIENCE HOME — South Korea’s leading mobile carrier SK Telecom rolls out a new pico projector, UO Smart Beam 2 on Monday. The portable device featuring 80 lumens of brightness can di...

Updated : 2015.06.29 19:03

[Photo News] Watch video content on single platform

WATCH VIDEO CONTENT ON SINGLE PLATFORM -- LG Uplus chief executive Lee Sang-chul (right) and singer BoA pose at a launch ceremony of the mobile carrier’s mobile video portal service running on the Lo...

Updated : 2015.06.29 19:02

LG G4 takes on rivals with advanced camera technology

 Boasting advanced camera technologies, LG Electronics’ G4 smartphone has been garnering positive market responses since its launch in April in South Korea. One of those head-turning camera technol...

Updated : 2015.06.29 17:25