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Galaxy S8 tops viral video chart

(Screen capture from YouTube) An advertising video clip for Samsung Electronics’ upcoming flagship Galaxy S8 is sweeping social media. The 30-second ad promoting the Galaxy S8 last week was the mo...

Updated : 2017.03.13 17:19

Naver to debut PC version of web browser Whale

Naver will debut Tuesday its web browser Whale, which the company has been developing for the past six years to challenge the dominance of the widely-used Internet Explorer and Google Chrome browsers...

Updated : 2017.03.13 15:27

LG's portable projector keeps No. 1 spot in global LED projector market

LG Electronics Inc. said Monday that its portable projector maintained the No. 1 spot in global markets for electro-luminescent display projectors last year. Citing recent data by market tracker Pac...

Updated : 2017.03.13 10:27

Korea's IT industry relies heavily on hardware

South Korea's information technology industry depends overwhelmingly on hardware, failing to keep pace with the global trend of focusing on software, a report said Monday. According to the report by...

Updated : 2017.03.13 09:37

TCL to launch BlackBerry KeyOne in Korea this year: report

Chinese electronics company TCL Corp. is reportedly reviewing plans to launch the BlackBerry KeyOne in South Korea via local carrier SK Telecom within this year. The information was made public by ...

Updated : 2017.03.12 16:18

[Health-tech Korea] Speclipse aims to increase early detection of skin cancer

The Korea Herald is publishing a series of articles highlighting South Korea’s promising start-ups in the emerging sectors of digital health care and next-generation medical devices. This is the fou...

Updated : 2017.03.12 16:17

Mobile data traffic doubles over impeachment ruling

Mobile data traffic doubled before and after the Constitutional Court upheld the impeachment of President Park Geun-hye, a mobile phone operator said Friday, as people exchanged news of the historic ...

Updated : 2017.03.10 15:20

LG’s G6 sales begin modestly on impeachment day

LG Electronics’ newest flagship smartphone G6 hit market shelves here Friday as planned, despite the nation being mostly engrossed in the news of the confirmation of former President Park Geun-hye’...

Updated : 2017.03.10 15:18

Kakao Pay further extends bank account transfer service

South Korean mobile messaging giant Kakao has introduced a new direct bank account transfer function on its simplified mobile payment platform Kakao Pay, further expanding the scope of its mobile-fri...

Updated : 2017.03.09 16:03

Samsung mulls moving Mexico plant to US

Samsung Electronics is considering the relocation of its manufacturing facilities for home appliances from Mexico to the United States, a senior Samsung official confirmed Thursday. At a media event...

Updated : 2017.03.09 14:56

SKT’s 5G roaming technology to be studied by NGMN

SK Telecom’s core 5G roaming technology has won approval to be studied this year by Next Generation Mobile Networks, the South Korean mobile carrier said Wednesday. NGMN is an international organiz...

Updated : 2017.03.08 15:29

Samsung launches more efficient, accurate LED module

Samsung Electronics announced Wednesday it has launched a light-emitting diode module based on a fine chip scale package. Named “T Type 2.5 Generation,” the new LED module will be applied in outdo...

Updated : 2017.03.08 15:28

KT to introduce new insurance program that rewards healthy lifestyles

South Korean mobile carrier KT has partnered with Nonghyup Life Insurance to introduce a new digital health care-based insurance program that offers benefits to a customer based on his or her fitness...

Updated : 2017.03.08 15:14

Apple captures 79% of global smartphone profits last year

Apple Inc. captured 79.2 percent of global smartphone profits last year, according to the latest research by Strategy Analytics on Wednesday, highlighting the US technology giant's ability to maximiz...

Updated : 2017.03.08 10:53

Google to add more languages to AI translation system

Google Inc. said Tuesday that it will add more languages to its new artificial intelligence translation system and significantly improve quality and reduce errors of services offered. In November, t...

Updated : 2017.03.07 16:37