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LG hopes to win global recognition as total garment care solution provider

CHANGWON -- Every 11 seconds, newly assembled 24-inch heat-pump laundry dryers are wrapped in boxes and get ready for shipment at LG Electronics’ production hub in Changwon, South Gyeongsang Provinc...

Updated : 2017.06.01 15:53

Naver introduces AI-based content curating app ‘Disco’

Naver has introduced a new content curating app for mobile devices running on the firm’s newly-released artificial intelligence assistant platform Clova. The Korean internet giant Wednesday announc...

Updated : 2017.06.01 15:45

Korean, Chinese VR firms, venture capital firms to gather in Busan

An investment forum bringing together virtual reality companies from South Korea and China, as well as top global venture capital firms will be held at an ongoing VR event in the southern port city o...

Updated : 2017.06.01 15:08

LG affiliate spends 130 bln won to raise MMA output

LG MMA Co., an affiliate of South Korean conglomerate LG Group, said Wednesday it will spend some 130 billion won ($116 million) to expand its facility in the country to meet growing demand for methy...

Updated : 2017.05.31 20:16

Moon’s recruitment of IT figures welcomed with caution

After naming Naver’s former Executive Yoon Young-chan as chief presidential press secretary, the Moon Jae-in administration is expected to appoint another major IT industry executive to a key presid...

Updated : 2017.05.31 15:54

Blockchain to be used for logistics in Korea

Blockchain technology will be used in shipping logistics for the first time in Korea. Samsung SDS said Wednesday it had launched a blockchain consortium for shipping logistics in partnership with lo...

Updated : 2017.05.31 14:46

Google’s new ad solution fuels worries over privacy

Google is introducing a new advertising solution that can track how well online ads translate to offline purchases, a move that helps advertisers gauge the effectiveness of their digital campaigns wh...

Updated : 2017.05.31 14:35

SKT plans world's first underwater IoT network

INCHEON – A text message is sent from a boat floating about 800 meters off from another one carrying a group of journalists in the waters about 10 kilometers west of the Port of Incheon on Tuesday. ...

Updated : 2017.05.31 13:31

Paycock to supply Seoul City with optical character recognition-based mobile payment service

Fintech startup Paycock announced Monday that it would begin supplying Seoul City with a mobile payment service based on optical character recognition technology starting in June. The service allows ...

Updated : 2017.05.31 13:27

VR event in Busan to showcase latest technologies

South Korea's largest virtual reality event will kick off in the southern port city of Busan later this week to showcase the latest technologies and content as the country aims to become a global pow...

Updated : 2017.05.31 13:25

5.5-inch smartphones rise as mainstream: IDC

Smartphones with wider displays including 5.5-inch models have emerged as the new mainstream in the global market, an industry tracker said Wednesday, amid rising demand for gaming and video streamin...

Updated : 2017.05.31 11:45

ZTE seeks to expand presence in Korean market

China-based tech manufacturer ZTE Corp. is gradually expanding its presence in the South Korean market by joining forces with local companies, industry watchers said Wednesday. There are currently t...

Updated : 2017.05.31 10:24

Sony to launch smart devices from its Xperia series

Sony Korea is to release its flagship smartphone Xperia XZ Premium and interactive projector Xperia Touch in the Korean market, said the company Tuesday. The Xperia XZ Premium has improved its proce...

Updated : 2017.05.30 17:46

[Herald Interview] English, Chinese-speaking GiGA Genie under development: KT AI chief

Joining the global rise of artificial intelligence, South Korean mobile carrier KT is currently working on the development of English and Chinese versions of a voice-activated AI device, the company’...

Updated : 2017.05.30 15:22

Samsung showcases high-end refrigerator

Samsung Electronics Co. on Tuesday showcased the high-end refrigerator made with porcelain materials, which comes with a price tag of 14.9 million won ($13,270). The South Korean tech giant said the...

Updated : 2017.05.30 10:56