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Samsung SDS unveils AI-based big data platform

Samsung SDS unveiled an artificial intelligence-based analysis platform for enterprises, Brightics AI, Wednesday. Brightics AI increases the speed and ease at which big data can be processed and ana...

Updated : 2017.06.21 16:17

Netmarble to release hit mobile game in Japan in Q3

Netmarble Games, South Korea's top mobile game developer, said Wednesday it plans to release its mega-hit title, "Lineage 2: Revolution," in Japan later this year, in a bid to further expand its pres...

Updated : 2017.06.21 14:54

Toshiba picks consortium including SK hynix as preferred bidder for chip business

Toshiba on Wednesday chose a US-Japan-Korea consortium as the preferred bidder in the sale of its lucrative memory chip business. South Korea’s SK hynix is part of the group and set to provide loan...

Updated : 2017.06.21 12:32

Apple maintains No. 1 tech firm by revenue

US tech giant Apple Inc. maintained its status as the world's top IT firm by sales in 2016, data showed Wednesday. According to the data compiled by industry tracker Gartner Inc., Apple posted $218....

Updated : 2017.06.21 11:19

18:9 display ratio new trend for smartphones

Smartphone displays with a display aspect ratio of 18:9 are set to become the global standard for mobile devices going forward, industry watchers said Wednesday. According to industry tracker TrendF...

Updated : 2017.06.21 10:21

Naver to cooperate with Qualcomm on AI platform

Naver Corp., South Korea's top Internet portal operator, said Monday that it will work with global chipmaker Qualcomm Inc. to further develop its artificial intelligence platform, Clova. Under an ag...

Updated : 2017.06.19 20:27

[Health-tech Korea] Ybrain headband takes aim at depression

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 nint...

Updated : 2017.06.18 16:08

Samsung SDI trains engineers to be ‘tech meisters’

Korean battery maker Samsung SDI is encouraging its employees to become “technology meisters” with financial incentives for workers who improve their professional skills. The tech firm said last w...

Updated : 2017.06.18 15:19

Korean tech giants beef up after-sales services in US

South Korean tech giants are seeking to bolster their after-sales services in the United States to appeal to consumers and narrow the gap with their archrival Apple Inc., industry sources said Friday...

Updated : 2017.06.16 09:20

Netmarble’s ‘Lineage II: Revolution’ tops mobile app rankings in Asia

“Lineage II: Revolution,” which officially launched in 11 countries across Asia on Wednesday, swept Apple’s App Store rankings in Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau a day after its release. South Korea’...

Updated : 2017.06.15 15:38

Samsung starts production of 64-layer NAND chips

Samsung Electronics announced Thursday that it has begun mass production of 64-layer, 256-Gigabit V-NAND flash memory chips and will apply the cutting-edge technology to the company’s lineup of stor...

Updated : 2017.06.15 15:08

Foreigners take up more than half of tech market cap

Foreign investors have taken up more than half of the combined market capitalization of tech shares listed on the main bourse, data showed Thursday, apparently as local companies are expanding their ...

Updated : 2017.06.15 09:43

AIIB annual meetings to open in Jeju

South Korea, the fifth-largest stakeholder of the China-led Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank, will host the second annual meetings of the institution on Jeju Island from Friday to Saturday. The A...

Updated : 2017.06.14 16:17

[Monitor] Dominance of 3 mobile carriers under scrutiny

With debate brewing over ways to lower the mobile phone expenses, focus is also being paid to the dominance of the three major carriers in the industry. According to industry sources, the mobile mar...

Updated : 2017.06.14 16:13

Galaxy S8 phones top Consumer Reports’ ratings

Samsung Electronics’ new flagship smartphones, Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus, took the top spots in smartphone ratings by the US consumer magazine. Consumer Reports said on Wednesday the Galaxy S8 a...

Updated : 2017.06.14 15:57