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Cisco to step up research team for Korea-targeted security threats

Bret Hartman, chief technology officer of the security business group of Cisco, Tuesday said his company is in the process of enhancing its research team for security threats, specifically targeting ...

Updated : 2017.03.07 16:32

China denies new licenses for Korean games over THAAD: reports

China has reportedly stopped issuing new service licenses to South Korean games in an apparent retaliation against Seoul’s latest preparations to install a US missile defense system in Korea. Acc...

Updated : 2017.03.07 16:16

Line Friends to open first character store in US

Line Friends, the character merchandising unit of Naver-owned mobile messenger Line, will open its first official store in the US at Times Square in New York City in July, the company said Monday. T...

Updated : 2017.03.07 15:56

Samsung predicted to invest $12.5 billion in chips

The world’s largest memory chip maker Samsung Electronics is expected to make the biggest investment in the global semiconductor market this year, a market research firm said on Tuesday. According ...

Updated : 2017.03.07 15:40

R&D center for rechargeable batteries opens in southern Korea

A research and development center for rechargeable batteries opened at a state-run university in Ulsan on Tuesday. The Battery R&D Center at the Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology, l...

Updated : 2017.03.07 15:05

Toshiba informs SK hynix of new plan to sell stake in memory chip business

Japan's Toshiba Corp. has informed SK hynix Inc. of its new plan to sell stakes in its memory chip business, the South Korean company said Monday. SK hynix submitted a non-binding bid last month to ...

Updated : 2017.03.06 19:40

Samsung Galaxy S8 revealed to partners at MWC

Samsung Electronics’ upcoming smartphone Galaxy S8 received a favorable response from its global partners after the company unveiled it to them during the Mobile World Congress last week, according ...

Updated : 2017.03.06 15:31

SK Innovation set to expand EV battery capacity

SK Innovation Co., the country's top oil refiner, said Monday that its board of directors has approved a proposal to double the company's electric vehicle battery production capacity, in order to mee...

Updated : 2017.03.06 12:43

LG to upgrade G4, V10 with latest OS

Korean smartphone maker LG Electronics said Saturday it will update its two smartphones G4 and V10 with the latest operating system. “We plan to offer the upgrade of the operating system with Andro...

Updated : 2017.03.05 17:35

[Health-tech Korea] Tomocube’s light microscope enables realtime, 3-D observation of live cells

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 thi...

Updated : 2017.03.05 16:46

LG to update G4, V10 with new operating system

LG Electronics Co. of South Korea said Saturday it will update two of its smartphone models -- the G4 and V10 -- with the latest operating system (OS), reversing its earlier decision. It cited the ...

Updated : 2017.03.04 14:01

LG Electronics unveils new VR headset prototype at US conference

LG Electronics has unveiled a prototype of a new virtual reality headset, developed in partnership with US-based PC gaming giant Valve, at the ongoing Game Developers Conference in San Francisco. Va...

Updated : 2017.03.03 15:38

Consortium on autonomous driving to be launched soon

More than 12 South Korean businesses across industries will gather to launch a consortium on autonomous driving later this month in order to expand collaboration for the fledgling industry. Accordin...

Updated : 2017.03.03 15:38

Reservations pile up for LG G6

LG Electronics’ latest flagship G6 smartphone seems headed for success, with many consumers queuing up to test the new Android phone. According to local mobile carriers Friday, a rising number of c...

Updated : 2017.03.03 15:18

Nexon invests in connected play company PlayFusion

South Korean online game giant Nexon said Thursday that it has forged a strategic partnership with connected play company PlayFusion, which specializes in bringing games to life by merging them with ...

Updated : 2017.03.02 17:54