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LG Electronics rules out acquisition of Pantech

LG Electronics Inc. on Monday ruled out the rumor that the company is considering the acquisition of South Korea's No. 3 smartphone manufacturer, Pantech Co. Through a regulatory filing made after g...

Updated : 2017.05.08 16:15

[Election 2017] Tech giants aim to provide accurate, real-time data for presidential election

As South Korea prepares to hold its 19th presidential election Tuesday, the country’s major internet companies have set out to provide the public with accurate, timely and convenient information abo...

Updated : 2017.05.08 15:44

LG grows $2b brand in India after 20 years

In its 20th year in India, LG Electronics has grown to a $2 billion brand, owing to localization efforts, the company said Monday. According to company data, LG’s sales there grew about 60 times to...

Updated : 2017.05.08 14:48

Cheaper clamshell phones favored by elderly consumers

Affordable flip phones launched by Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics have proved popular among the elderly, according to statistics provided by SK Telecom’s T world Direct on Monday, which was ...

Updated : 2017.05.08 11:46

[Health-tech Korea] Vuno's AI analyzes X-rays to provide instant estimate of bone development

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 eigh...

Updated : 2017.05.07 15:34

Number of people changing mobile carriers reaches 120,000 in May

The number of people who switched their mobile carriers in the first six days of May reached just shy of 120,000, industry data showed Sunday. The total who transferred to a new service provider in ...

Updated : 2017.05.07 14:58

LG hits record phone market share in US

South Korean handset provider LG Electronics reached 20 percent share of the US smartphone market for the first time, solidifying its position as the world’s third-largest smartphone maker after App...

Updated : 2017.05.07 14:24

LG's webOS smart TV gets highest security level

The latest webOS smart TV by LG Electronics Inc. has been certified for its effective security capability and sustainability by a local agency, the company said Sunday. The tech giant said its lates...

Updated : 2017.05.07 13:57

Naver launches new fine dust tracking service

Wary of growing concerns over worsening air quality, South Korea’s internet giant Naver on Thursday introduced a new visual mapping service that tracks the movement of fine dust in Korea, Japan and ...

Updated : 2017.05.04 15:05

Rising number of seniors prefer smartphones over flip-phones

A rising number of seniors are purchasing the latest smartphones, industry data showed Thursday, breaking the perception that older users normally buy traditional handsets with buttons. According to...

Updated : 2017.05.04 10:24

US to probe LG-Blu patent complaints

The US International Trade Commission began investigating whether the US smartphone maker Blu infringed standard patents of LG Electronics’ Long Term Evolution, according to the independent federal ...

Updated : 2017.05.03 15:01

Premium product sales help LG sidestep Samsung in Q1 TV earnings

Strong sales of premium products allowed LG Electronics to beat out its main rival Samsung Electronics in the first-quarter TV market earnings race, data showed Wednesday. According to LG, its Home ...

Updated : 2017.05.03 12:00

[Photo News] LG CNS introduces electronic labeling system for supermarkets

SMART LABELING -- A GS Supermarket employee uses a mobile manager program connected to LG CNS’ Electronic Shelf Label to digitally change the price labels for vegetables Tuesday. LG CNS has commerci...

Updated : 2017.05.02 15:00

Samsung likely to become No. 1 chipmaker in Q2: IC Insights

Samsung Electronics Co. is expected to emerge as the top chipmaker in the world by beating US rival Intel Corp. in the second quarter of this year, a report showed Tuesday. According to the data com...

Updated : 2017.05.02 13:21

Samsung Pay available for Gear S3 smartwatch

Samsung Electronics Co. said Tuesday it has incorporated its mobile transaction system on its Gear S3 smartwatch. Samsung said the Gear S3 smartphone will connect to Samsung Pay installed on smartph...

Updated : 2017.05.02 11:06