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Schaffengott to release two IoT-based car products in H2

A domestic hardware startup is set to release two IoT-enabled products for cars – a parking sensor and a smoke detector -- in response to tougher legislation on parking lot accidents and fire safety...

Updated : 2017.05.14 10:51

Controversies linger as Samsung plans on selling refurbished Galaxy Note 7s

While Samsung Electronics Co. plans to sell refurbished models of the ill-fated Galaxy Note 7 smartphone in the near future, controversies surrounding the troubled model still linger, especially in t...

Updated : 2017.05.13 10:43

Naver introduces AI voice assistant app

South Korean internet giant Naver released a new mobile app running on its artificial intelligence voice assistant platform Clova on Friday, officially joining the global race to develop new AI-power...

Updated : 2017.05.12 15:33

Pantech halts smartphone business to focus on IoT

South Korea’s once-mobile phone legend Pantech decided to temporarily halt its smartphone business and focus on Internet of Things and other new businesses, according to industry sources on Friday. ...

Updated : 2017.05.12 15:17

Netmarble debuts on Kospi, marking Korea’s biggest IPO in 7 years

South Korea’s Netmarble Games officially went public on Korea’s main bourse Kospi on Friday, marking the country’s biggest initial public offering in seven years. Shares of the Korean mobile ga...

Updated : 2017.05.12 15:16

IPTV business emerges as cash cow for mobile carriers

South Korean mobile carriers' Internet-based TV businesses have emerged as their stable source of profit on the back of an increase in the number of subscribers, data by the companies showed Friday. ...

Updated : 2017.05.12 09:44

[Exclusive] Former LG Uplus chief joins Huawei

Lee Sang-chul, South Korea’s former communications minister and chief of mobile carrier LG Uplus, is currently advising China’s Huawei, according to industry sources Thursday. On the official home...

Updated : 2017.05.11 15:26

[Moon in Office] Will Moon Jae-in remove overregulation to spur new ICT growth?

The Korea Herald is publishing a series of articles delving into the economic policies and tasks expected of the new Moon Jae-in administration. This is the second installment -- Ed. South Korea’s ...

Updated : 2017.05.11 15:10

SK hynix becomes world’s 3rd-biggest chipmaker

SK hynix moved up the global ranking of semiconductor suppliers with the largest sales improvement in the first quarter of 2017, showed a market researcher Thursday. The South Korean memory chip gia...

Updated : 2017.05.11 13:49

Apple's iPhone 7 most sold smartphone in world for Q1: data

The iPhone 7, the flagship smartphone of US tech giant Apple Inc., was the most sold handset around the globe in the first quarter, data showed Thursday, while Samsung Electronics Co. mostly shipped ...

Updated : 2017.05.11 09:09

Koreans mostly use WiFi network for video streaming over LTE

South Korean smartphone users mostly used the WiFi network to enjoy video-streaming content rather than to use the long-term evolution services, data showed Thursday, apparently due to the burdensome...

Updated : 2017.05.11 09:06

Samsung launches new tablet PC amid falling demand

Samsung Electronics’ Galaxy Tab S3 will hit the market Thursday. It is the first new Samsung tablet PC in two years, but the prospects of the global tablet PC market are bleak due to falling demand....

Updated : 2017.05.10 14:32

Samsung Elec to exhibit lifestyle TV mimicking art at Venice Biennale

Samsung Electronics will exhibit its lifestyle TV "The Frame" at the 57th Venice Biennale opening this weekend in Italy, the tech firm said Wednesday. "The Frame" copies art with a bezel that looks ...

Updated : 2017.05.10 14:26

Facebook temporarily down in Korea on Election Day

Some Facebook users in Korea were unable to access their social media accounts Tuesday morning, the day of the country’s presidential election. At around 10 a.m., users said they tried to log into ...

Updated : 2017.05.09 12:15

Naver set to unveil AI-based smart speaker in summer

Naver Corp., South Korea's top Internet portal operator, plans to unveil an artificial intelligence embedded smart speaker, the WAVE, this summer, industry sources said Tuesday. According to the sou...

Updated : 2017.05.09 10:36