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[MWC] 5G will breathe new life into devices

BARCELONA -- The four day journey of this year’s biggest tech event, the World Mobile Congress, wrapped up on Thursday, attracting 110,000 visitors from around the world to see the latest technologi...

Updated : 2017.03.02 16:48

NCSoft unveils first VR game at US conference

South Korean game company NCSoft on Thursday unveiled its first virtual reality game based on its hit online PC game “Blade & Soul,” at the ongoing Game Developers Conference in San Francisco. “B...

Updated : 2017.03.02 15:13

Naver, Line unveil new AI-powered digital assistant platform

South Korean internet giant Naver and its mobile messaging subsidiary Line Corp. unveiled a new artificial intelligence-powered voice assistant platform Wednesday, emerging as a new Asian rival to fo...

Updated : 2017.03.02 15:12

[MWC] Chinese firms raise presence at MWC

BARCELONA -- Shaking off their copycat reputation, Chinese tech firms are enjoying a growing presence at this week’s Mobile World Congress, previously dominated by Korean and Japanese companies. Th...

Updated : 2017.03.01 16:19

[MWC] How AI can change your next phone, car

BARCELONA -- Artificial intelligence that made headlines last year with Google’s AlphaGo is again in the spotlight at Mobile World Congress by being integrated into daily routines through handsets, ...

Updated : 2017.03.01 16:16

LG signs on for $250m plant in Tennessee

From left: Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, LG Electronics H&A President Song Dae-hyun and LG Electronics North America President Cho Joo-wan shake hands after signing a memorandum of understanding on the...

Updated : 2017.03.01 15:17

Samsung SDI supplies largest-ever energy storage system to California

Samsung SDI’s 240 megawatt-hour Lithium-ion batteries are installed in 24 containers of an energy storage system run by AES Energy Storage, located in Escondido, California (Samsung SDI) Samsung SD...

Updated : 2017.03.01 15:16

[MWC] Global telecom companies join hands for humanitarian aid

Sixteen global mobile telecom companies, including South Korea’s KT and SK Telecom, have joined hands to contribute their big data capabilities to help humanitarian crises. The GSMA, the organizer...

Updated : 2017.03.01 14:10

[MWC] What type of AI-powered device will come from Line-Sony alliance?

A new alliance has formed between Japanese tech giant Sony and mobile messenger operator Line Corp., as they are considering joining hands to develop new digital devices powered by artificial intelli...

Updated : 2017.03.01 14:05

[Graphic News] Men still dominate in global IT firms

A recent survey showed that men still dominate major tech companies. Among the eight leading tech firms such as Google, Facebook and Microsoft, none of them had workforces that were more than 50 per...

Updated : 2017.02.28 18:18

[MWC] Samsung, Reliance Jio to connect rural India

Samsung Electronics said it will team up with India’s Long Term Evolution mobile operator Reliance Jio Infocomm to build more high-speed wireless communication networks in India’s remote regions as...

Updated : 2017.02.28 17:50

Samsung SDI names memory chip veteran as new CEO

Jun Young-hyun (Samsung SDI) Jun Young-hyun, president of the device solution division of Samsung Electronics, has been nominated as the new president of battery maker Samsung SDI, the company annou...

Updated : 2017.02.28 17:28

[MWC] 'LG smartphone focuses on basics'

BARCELONA -- LG Electronics, in its newest attempt to seize the global smartphone market, is choosing fundamentals over “unnecessary” innovation, its chief said Monday. “(The) LG smartphone ha...

Updated : 2017.02.28 16:40

[From the scene] Virtual reality headlines MWC

BARCELONA -- It looks like a tiny ride at an amusement park: a rider wearing three-dimensional goggles is shaken upside down, left and right, while bound to a chair. What may appear amusing and even...

Updated : 2017.02.28 16:38

Kakao Navi emerges strong one year after launch

One year into its launch, Kakao’s mobile navigation app Kakao Navi has hosted 730 million trips totaling a combined distance of 20.6 billion kilometers, the South Korean mobile messenger giant said ...

Updated : 2017.02.28 15:12