Corporate loans rise slightly in Q1

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[Election 2017] Presidential candidates vow support for ‘digital economy’

South Korea’s presidential candidates may differ in their campaign pledges on defense, labor and political reform, but they appear to have one common ground -- spurring growth through the “digital ...

Updated : 2017.05.01 16:17

SK Telecom launches 3 IoT devices

South Korea's top mobile carrier SK Telecom Co. said Monday that it has launched three gadgets using Internet of Things technology. The IoT tech, which allows everyday appliances to link to the Inte...

Updated : 2017.05.01 14:53

Consumer complaints over Galaxy S8 quality continue

Suspicions about Samsung Electronics’ latest flagship Galaxy S8 and S8+ smartphones are continuously being raised on online communities, with some saying the quality of the handsets falls behind the...

Updated : 2017.05.01 14:46

First Korean expert appointed head of Institut Pasteur Korea

Ryu Wang-shick, an infectious disease expert in South Korea, was named the new chief executive officer of Institut Pasteur Korea, the Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning announced Monday. R...

Updated : 2017.05.01 14:26

Samsung to start full-fledged service of Bixby AI program

Samsung Electronics Co. said it plans to start the full-fledged service of Bixby, an artificial intelligence program installed in its latest flagship Galaxy S8 smartphones. While Samsung officially ...

Updated : 2017.05.01 10:57

Google to commercialize artificial intelligence to detect diseases

With the recent advances in artificial intelligence, Google has been working to apply a form of high-level AI computing known as deep learning to the field of medicine and health care. Though furt...

Updated : 2017.04.30 15:19

Korea to help local software firms make headway in global stage

South Korea will inject a total of 38.6 billion won ($33.9 million) over the next two years to support local small and mid-size software firms become more globally competitive, the ICT ministry said ...

Updated : 2017.04.30 12:09

Samsung regains top spot in Q1 smartphone market

Samsung Electronics Co. regained the top status in the global smartphone market in the first quarter of the year, even before the release of its latest Galaxy S8, data showed Saturday. The South Kor...

Updated : 2017.04.29 13:13

ZOIT launches IoT-enabled fitness bike in Beijing

Health care startup ZOIT announced Friday that it recently signed a business collaboration contract with its Chinese partner company PURE SPORTS, and released its new, independently developed fitness...

Updated : 2017.04.28 18:04

Mobile carriers see modest growth in Q1, explore non-telecom sector

South Korea’s three mobile carriers posted moderate growth in their earnings in the first quarter of this year, but they seek steeper growth by shifting from their traditional mobile communications ...

Updated : 2017.04.28 15:59

Fin2B opens accounts receivable discount platform

Fintech startup Fin2B on Thursday announced that it has opened an accounts receivable discount platform, serving as a supply chain finance solution, and is moving beyond the domestic market to enter ...

Updated : 2017.04.27 17:37

LG Electronics’ operating profit jumps 82 percent in Q1

LG Electronics on Thursday said its operating profit jumped 83 percent in the first quarter of this year from a year earlier, on the back of strong home appliance business. The South Korean electron...

Updated : 2017.04.27 16:51

Naver’s operating profit rises 13 percent in Q1

South Korean internet giant Naver said Thursday that its operating profit in the first quarter of this year rose 13.2 percent on-year to 290.8 billion won ($257 million), led by strong advertisement ...

Updated : 2017.04.27 15:43

LG Chem receives energy storage award in N. America

Battery producer LG Chem said Thursday it has been recognized as the most outstanding energy storage system maker in North America. The South Korean company received the Brad Roberts Outstanding Ind...

Updated : 2017.04.27 14:30

Galaxy S8 display not faulty: Samsung

Samsung Electronics Co. on Thursday ruled out speculation that Galaxy S8 smartphones have faulty displays, claiming the controversial red tint on some devices can be changed by users. During a confe...

Updated : 2017.04.27 14:14