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Samsung vows to speed up foundry business via 10-nm tech

Samsung Electronics Co. said Thursday it has finalized the development of second generation 10-nanometer FinFET process technology, claiming the development will help the firm secure more foundry bus...

Updated : 2017.04.20 10:16

Apparent supply shortage affects Galaxy S8 registration

The number of Samsung Electronics Co.'s Galaxy S8 smartphones registered to mobile carriers in South Korea slowed, industry sources said Thursday, apparently due to a shortage in supply following rec...

Updated : 2017.04.20 09:35

LG aims to eat into Samsung’s lead in OLED

The global OLED market for smartphones, currently dominated by Samsung, is about to get a little more crowded with LG Display recently throwing its hat into the ring. LG Display has started supplyin...

Updated : 2017.04.19 15:22

SK hynix, US fund team up for Toshiba

SK hynix is expected to partner with US private equity fund Bain Capital in its quest to win over the NAND flash chip unit of Japan’s Toshiba against the Apple and Foxconn joint effort, according to...

Updated : 2017.04.19 15:06

Luxury brands tap into ICT with SK Telecom

SK Telecom said Wednesday it had clinched a partnership with luxury brands operator Bluebell, seeking new business opportunities in the luxury retail industry with its information and communication t...

Updated : 2017.04.19 13:57

260,000 Galaxy S8 smartphones' accounts opened on first day: Samsung

Samsung Electronics Co. said Wednesday around 260,000 units of Galaxy S8 smartphones were registered with the country's three mobile carriers on the first day of its preliminary release. Local consu...

Updated : 2017.04.19 11:14

Samsung downplays Galaxy S8's 'red-tinted' display

Samsung Electronics Co. said Wednesday the controversial red-tinted display on some of its brand-new Galaxy S8 smartphone cannot be considered a defect, while some critics are predicting the issue ma...

Updated : 2017.04.19 10:52

Netmarble to set aside W5tr for global M&As with IPO

South Korea’s Netmarble Games, which is looking to raise as much as 2.66 trillion won ($2.4 billion) in an initial public offering, plans to leverage the newly generated funds to invest 5 trillion w...

Updated : 2017.04.18 15:51

Korea develops voice-recognizing translator for 9 languages

South Korea’s Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute has developed voice recognition-based translation technology for nine languages, the institute announced Tuesday. A user first ch...

Updated : 2017.04.18 15:27

DiYPRO developing daylighting window film

Optics startup DiYPRO on Monday announced that it is currently developing a functional window film that is capable of using natural light to illuminate much larger spaces inside rooms. The film redir...

Updated : 2017.04.18 11:36

Galaxy S8 under fire for reddish display panel

Samsung Electronics’ Galaxy S8 is facing complaints from some customers who say the display panels of their new phones have a reddish tint. The problem may be caused by the color balance of organic ...

Updated : 2017.04.18 10:45

More customized apps in store for G6 users

LG Electronics Inc. said Tuesday it plans to expand the number of applications customized for the flagship G6 smartphone, allowing users to better utilize the 18:9 screen and other top-notch features...

Updated : 2017.04.18 10:03

Amid shrinking publishing industry, e-book sales are rising

Korea's e-book market has been growing while the wider book industry is shrinking, a recent report from a government agency showed Monday. The report by the Publication Industry Agency of Korea abou...

Updated : 2017.04.17 17:37

Microsoft adds AI to cloud-computing service

Microsoft Korea, the local unit of US software giant Microsoft Corp. said Monday that it has added an artificial intelligence function to its cloud-computing service, Office 365. The company said Wo...

Updated : 2017.04.17 16:14

Galaxy S5 remains most popular Samsung phone in US

The Galaxy S5 remains the most popular Samsung device in the US, and 76 percent of S5 owners would prefer to purchase Samsung again, according to a report from consumer insight firm Kantar Worldpanel...

Updated : 2017.04.17 15:49