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[Inside Tech] Stepping closer to living in a smart home

Today, everything seems to be smart. We see a flood of new smart home devices coming out from global and small tech players. Software giants Google and Amazon are competitively unveiling advanced voic...

Updated : 2017.03.29 18:03

LG powers its home appliances with deep learning technology

LG Electronics on Wednesday vowed to reinforce its home appliance lineup with its proprietary artificial intelligence technology to contend for leadership in the AI-powered market. The South Korean el...

Updated : 2017.03.29 16:49

Samsung SDI to make turnaround this year: analysts

Samsung SDI is expected to make a turnaround this year due to the increased battery supply for Samsung’s flagship smartphone Galaxy S8 alongside revenue generated from the polarizing film business, a...

Updated : 2017.03.29 16:43

SK hynix joins bid to buy Toshiba's memory business

South Korea's major chipmaker SK hynix Inc. decided to join the preliminary bid to purchase the memory chip business of Japan's Toshiba Corp., industry sources said Wednesday.SK hynix is estimated to ...

Updated : 2017.03.29 10:36

Conversing with your fridge: Samsung showcases S Voice

Imagine you are in the middle of cooking dinner at home when suddenly you remember the nearly empty carton of milk for your son. All you need to do is say to your refrigerator, “Hi, Samsung! Find mil...

Updated : 2017.03.28 15:52

LG sues US smartphone maker BLU over patent infringement

LG Electronics said Tuesday it has filed a lawsuit against US-based rival BLU over alleged patent infringements. The company said the US phone manufacturer has infringed five Long Term Evolution stand...

Updated : 2017.03.28 15:47

‘Summoners War’ becomes highest-grossing Korean mobile game

South Korean game developer Com2uS said Tuesday that its hit mobile game “Summoners War” has become the first Korea-made mobile game to rake in more than 1 trillion won ($900 million) in cumulative ...

Updated : 2017.03.28 15:38

'Naver on track to fulfilling technology platform vision'

South Korean internet giant Naver is on track to completing its envisioned transformation into a “technology platform” that brings cutting-edge technologies such as artificial intelligence, voice re...

Updated : 2017.03.28 15:15

SK Telecom to feature 5G baseball stadium in Incheon

SK Telecom, South Korea’s biggest mobile carrier, said Monday that it will showcase diverse services running on the next-generation 5G network at Incheon SK Happy Dream Park, the home stadium of the ...

Updated : 2017.03.28 15:14

Naver beats Google in Android maps used by Koreans

The mobile map app powered by South Korea's top portal operator Naver Corp. attracted more local Android users than the map app made by US giant Google Inc., data showed Tuesday.According to the data ...

Updated : 2017.03.28 11:16

[News Focus] Will Samsung’s Bixby make good?

Analysts have mixed views about Samsung Electronics’ ambitious artificial intelligence assistant Bixby, ahead of the company’s flagship smartphone Galaxy S8 debut this week. Bixby is Samsung’s new ...

Updated : 2017.03.27 17:53

NCSoft signs ‘Lineage M’ publishing deal with Taiwan’s Gamania

South Korean game company NCSoft said Monday that it has signed a publishing deal with Taiwanese game company Gamania Digital Entertainment Co. for “Lineage M,” a mobile rendition of NCSoft’s hit o...

Updated : 2017.03.27 16:59

LG Electronics opens premium shop in Qatar

PREMIUM LG -- Customers check out home appliances at an LG Electronics Premium Brand Shop which opened on Monday in the Mall of Qatar, the biggest shopping mall in the country. LG said it aims to soli...

Updated : 2017.03.27 16:57

Mobile carriers partner with builders to introduce AI, IoT home

Increasing numbers of partnerships are forming among South Korean mobile carriers and construction firms to build smart homes featuring artificial intelligence and Internet of Thing technologies. In t...

Updated : 2017.03.27 16:56

SKT CEO sets up control tower for AI business

South Korea’s largest mobile carrier SK Telecom announced Monday it has created a division for new artificial intelligence businesses to be masterminded by its CEO Park Jung-ho.The company said the n...

Updated : 2017.03.27 16:54