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[MWC 2017] Korean tech firms showcasing new gadgets, solutions at MWC

BARCELONA -- A slew of high-profile gadgets and solutions by Korean tech giants -- Samsung Electronics, LG Electronics, SK Telecom and KT -- are ready to grab attention at the Mobile World Congress 2...

Updated : 2017.02.26 14:26

Samsung launches mobile payment system in Malaysia

Samsung Electronics Co., South Korea's tech giant, said Friday it has launched its mobile payment system in Malaysia, expanding its overseas foothold for the flagship mobile transaction platform. A ...

Updated : 2017.02.24 15:31

Korea ranks fifth among OECD nations in fixed broadband penetration

Switzerland ranked first among advanced countries in terms of fixed broadband subscriptions last year, with South Korea ranking fifth, according to data by the Organization for Economic Cooperation a...

Updated : 2017.02.24 15:06

Samsung mass produces processor chipset using unprecedented 10-nm tech

Exynos 9 (Samsung Electronics) Samsung Electronics announced Thursday it has begun mass production of the Exynos 9 Series, its latest premium application processor. The octa-core Exynos 9 is Samsun...

Updated : 2017.02.23 16:35

LG moves to keep premium TV crown

Brian Kwon (left), vice president of home and entertainment at LG Electronics, and Choi Sang-gyu, CEO of Korea Sales & Marketing Co., introduce the LG Signature OLED TV series at the company’s R&D c...

Updated : 2017.02.23 16:34

Smartphones with on-screen fingerprint scanning to debut this year

Fingerprint module maker CrucialTec said on Feb. 22 that it will start supplying its on-screen fingerprint scanning solution that allows fingerprint authentication on a smartphone screen, not the hom...

Updated : 2017.02.23 10:50

Google's AI software wins top score among machines in translation battle

Artificial intelligence language software by US Internet giant Google Inc., scored higher than its rival AI machines in a translation battle between humans and machines held in South Korea earlier th...

Updated : 2017.02.22 17:03

KT to develop satellite-based GPS system with KARI

KT and the Korea Aerospace Research Institute will co-develop Korea’s first Satellite Based Augmentation System GPS system, which is expected to bring technological advancements in the fields of tra...

Updated : 2017.02.22 16:39

[Newsmaker] Qualcomm wages long, hard legal battle against FTC

(The Investor) Qualcomm has waged a legal war against South Korea’s Fair Trade Commission, filing a lawsuit in Seoul late Tuesday, unyielding to the antitrust agency’s order of a massive fine and ...

Updated : 2017.02.22 16:38

Korea unveils roadmap to secure space technology

South Korea unveiled a long-term plan Wednesday to secure indigenous space technology with an aim to successfully emerge as a global power in the space sector by 2040, the science ministry said. Und...

Updated : 2017.02.22 16:05

LG G6 praised by David Lewis Designers’ chief

Torsten Valeur, CEO of David Lewis Designers (LG Electronics) LG Electronics’ upcoming flagship smartphone G6 was praised by the head of Danish design studio David Lewis Designers, the Korean tech ...

Updated : 2017.02.22 15:32

Google to host second indie games festival in Korea

Google on Wednesday announced plans to host the second Google Play Indie Games Festival in South Korea, pledging efforts to support the growth of small-sized local game developers. Google Play, the ...

Updated : 2017.02.22 15:26

Qualcomm files suit against FTC citing unfairness

Qualcomm on Tuesday filed an injunction against South Korea’s Fair Trade Commission, which imposed over 1 trillion won ($873 million) in fines and a corrective measure on the company, a court offici...

Updated : 2017.02.21 18:34

Korean firms to reveal new solutions, tech at MWC

Korean tech firms are set to unveil new solutions at the upcoming Mobile World Congress that opens on Feb. 27 in Barcelona, Spain. The nation’s largest tech firm Samsung Electronics said Tuesday it...

Updated : 2017.02.21 18:07

LG starts trial service of intelligent robots at Incheon airport

LG Electronics Inc. said Tuesday it has launched a trial service of its two intelligent robots at the Incheon International Airport, the main gateway to South Korea. LG unveiled the new line-up of r...

Updated : 2017.02.21 16:12