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Korea's 2nd Internet-only bank to begin operations Thursday

South Korea's second Internet-only bank, Kakao Bank, is set to begin operations Thursday, in the latest move by the government to reinvigorate the nation's banking sector suffering from weaker growth....

Updated : 2017.07.26 18:19

SK hynix to invest W9.6tr on DRAM, NAND facilities

SK hyinx Inc. said Wednesday it plans to allocate some 9.6 trillion won ($8.5 billion) this year to expand its production facilities for dynamic random-access memory and NAND chips.Through a regulator...

Updated : 2017.07.26 17:52

Nexon's 'Dark Avenger 3' to hit Korea this week

Online gaming firm Nexon Korea Co. said Wednesday that the third edition of its mega-hit series "Dark Avenger" will launch in South Korea later this week.The action role-playing game will be officiall...

Updated : 2017.07.26 16:09

Samsung's share in Chinese smartphone market estimated at 3%

Samsung Electronics Co.'s share of the Chinese smartphone market for the second quarter is estimated at 3 percent, data showed Wednesday, remaining in doldrums as Chinese rivals continued to roll out ...

Updated : 2017.07.26 13:35

Online sales of smartphones sluggish in Korea: data

Sales of smartphones through online platforms in South Korea remain sluggish compared with other countries, data showed Wednesday, due mainly to strong dominance of mobile carriers in the mobile phone...

Updated : 2017.07.26 09:39

Korean biopharma association to open AI-backed drug development support center

South Korea’s leading biopharmaceutical association has set out to form a new center that will support the country’s new drug development efforts with artificial intelligence computing technologies....

Updated : 2017.07.24 15:46

Kakao joins hands with Hyundai, Kia to develop AI tech

South Korea's top mobile messenger operator Kakao Corp. said Monday it has joined forces with the country's leading automaker Hyundai Motor Co. and its sister company Kia Motors Corp. to develop Artif...

Updated : 2017.07.24 13:54

LG Electronics showcases mid-end handset, Q8

LG Electronics Inc. on Monday showcased its new mid-end smartphone -- the LG Q8, equipped with top-notch audio and camera features -- in a bid to attract consumers seeking budget models.The South Kore...

Updated : 2017.07.24 10:09

[Health-tech Korea] Stratio’s device identifies fake pills using ‘spectral fingerprint’

The Korea Herald is publishing a series of articles highlighting South Korea’s promising startups in the emerging sectors of digital health care and next-generation medical devices. This is the 10th ...

Updated : 2017.07.23 16:19

Samsung denies forcing online portals to remove negative news

Samsung Electronics on Thursday officially denied a local news report alleging that it forced South Korea’s major portal website operators Naver and Kakao to remove negative news articles about its d...

Updated : 2017.07.21 15:42

LG Electronics taps deeper into robot biz

LG Electronics Inc. said Friday it introduced commercial robots to Incheon International Airport, announcing the move will work as a stepping stone for the company to tap deeper into the industry.The ...

Updated : 2017.07.21 14:59

Naver launches official version of AI translator ‘Papago’

South Korean internet giant Naver begun offering its artificial intelligence language translation program Papago as an official service this week, expanding the software’s functions and service range...

Updated : 2017.07.21 14:59

Tech giants to lock horns with flagship smartphones in H2

Global smartphone giants are expected to compete fiercely in the second half of 2017, industry watchers said Friday, as South Korea's top two players are fixing the release dates of their latest flags...

Updated : 2017.07.21 11:51

Samsung launches Galaxy J7 smartphone, expands budget lineup

Samsung Electronics Co. on Friday released the Galaxy J7 smartphone through South Korea's No. 2 mobile carrier KT Corp., expanding its budget portfolio for mobile devices.The 5.5-inch J7 comes with a ...

Updated : 2017.07.21 09:37

Samsung to unveil Galaxy Note 8 in late Aug.

Samsung Electronics Co. said Friday it will showcase the presumed Galaxy Note 8 in late August, around a year after the ill-fated predecessors' production was suspended over faulty batteries.The South...

Updated : 2017.07.21 09:31