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More than half of Galaxy Note 7 owners get replacements in Korea

More than half of Galaxy Note 7 owners in South Korea have swapped their used phablets for new ones, six days after Samsung Electronics Co. began a replacement program as part of a global recall over battery problems, industry officials said Sunday. The number of Note 7 owners who have rec...

Updated : 2016.09.25 21:15

LG Uplus sets sights on global expansion

Having proved his competence as a CEO at LG Display and chemical firm LG Chem’s battery business over the course of 10 years, Kwon Young-soo is aiming for similar success as chief executive of networ...

Updated : 2016.09.25 18:59

LG Chem aims to achieve W7tr in EV battery sales by 2020

South Korea’s battery and chemical company LG Chem said Sunday it set a goal of reaching 7 trillion won ($6.3 billion) in sales for electric vehicle batteries by 2020. The battery-maker also plans to...

Updated : 2016.09.25 16:19

China begins reducing tariffs on 201 technology goods

China has begun reducing its tariffs on a range of technology goods imported from World Trade Organization members, South Korea's customs authorities confirmed Sunday. On Sept. 15, China started reducing import tariffs on 201 technology goods under the Information Technology Agreement of t...

Updated : 2016.09.25 14:18

More than half of Galaxy Note 7 owners get replacements in Korea

More than half of Galaxy Note 7 owners in South Korea have swapped their used phablets for new ones, six days after Samsung Electronics Co. began a replacement program as part of a global recall over ...

Updated : 2016.09.25 10:28

Battery problems persist in exchanged Samsung Galaxy Note 7

Samsung Electronics has been replacing its Galaxy Note 7 devices that have faulty batteries which might explode, but the new handset still has battery issues, according to a news report Friday. News c...

Updated : 2016.09.23 15:41

Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong ranks 18th on ‘Most Influential’ list

Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong ranked 18th on Bloomberg’s annual list of the “50 Most Influential People in the World of Finance” published Thursday. Bloomberg’s 50 Most Influenti...

Updated : 2016.09.23 15:39

100 mln households to have HDR TVs by 2020: data

More than 100 million households in the world will have Ultra HD TVs equipped with the High Dynamic Range technology in five years, a U.S.-based industry tracker said Friday.A total of 107 million households with over 250 million viewers will watch shows on TVs using the latest technology,...

Updated : 2016.09.23 13:32

Smartphone shipment to China drops 27%

South Korean companies' exports of mobile handsets, including smartphones, to China dropped by more than 27 percent in the first eight months of the year from a year earlier amid the rising presence of Chinese rivals there, a report said Friday.According to the Institute for Information & ...

Updated : 2016.09.23 09:51

Samsung struggles to restore reputation amid false reports of Galaxy Note 7 fires

A string of false consumer allegations that their Galaxy Note 7 devices caught fire is dampening Samsung Electronics’ efforts to restore its reputation and consumer trust hurt by faulty batteries pro...

Updated : 2016.09.22 16:21

K-ICT Born2Global Center and its Members ⑪ WELT

Smart belt company WELT‘s Kickstarter campaign gains momentumOn Sept. 22, the startup company WELT announced that, having accumulated $70,000 as of Sept. 12, it had raised more than double its origin...

Updated : 2016.09.22 13:22

Virtua Live develops hair simulation solution based on customer data and IT

On Thursday, startup company Virtua Live (CEO: Lee Jae-yeol) announced it has recently begun providing its independently developed total hair solution “Hair Fit” in Seoul’s Gangnam district and Gye...

Updated : 2016.09.22 13:21

KT chairman touts intelligent networks as future of mobile era

Hwang Chang-gyu, the chairman of telecom giant KT, said Tuesday that ongoing innovation in network technology, or so-called “intelligent networks,” will lead to a paradigm shift in industries overall and bring a greater change in lifestyles than today’s mobile-focused networks.In a spee...

Updated : 2016.09.21 16:08

[Photo News] Return of Blackberry

Models promote Priv smartphones, Blackberry‘s first smartphone running on Google’s Android operating system, at a launch in Seoul on Tuesday. The smartphone-maker is back in Korea after pulling out ...

Updated : 2016.09.20 17:10

BlackBerry makes comeback in Korea with PRIV smartphone

Canada's BlackBerry Ltd. began selling its first Android-based smartphone on Tuesday in South Korea, returning to the competitive smartphone market dominated by local brands. It is BlackBerry's first smartphone launched in South Korea since it pulled out of the Korean market three years ag...

Updated : 2016.09.20 15:44