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Korea promotes UHD TV technology at int'l convention

South Korea successfully showcased its ultra-high-definition (UHD) television broadcasting technology at an annual media convention now being held in Las Vegas, Seoul's science ministry said Sunday. ...

Updated : 2017.04.23 16:00

LG CNS to expand AI-based big data business

LG CNS said Sunday it will expand its big data business by utilizing artificial intelligence technology and by employing highly trained experts on machine learning algorithms. The company has reorga...

Updated : 2017.04.23 15:44

SK hynix develops fastest graphics DRAM

South Korean chipmaker SK hynix said Sunday that it has developed the next-generation graphics dynamic random-access memory, the fastest form of graphics memory in the world. The company plans to mas...

Updated : 2017.04.23 15:11

LG Uplus to introduce Korea’s 1st IoT-based bidet

Amid the fast-advancing Internet of Things technology, a new item has joined the list of smart things -- electronic bidet toilets. South Korean mobile carrier LG Uplus and electronic bidet maker Ko...

Updated : 2017.04.23 14:59

[Pre-IFA] Sennheiser partners Samsung for Android headset program

LISBON, Portugal -- Sennheiser, a German audio technology company, is developing an immersive sound program for Android-powered devices in partnership with South Korea’s Samsung Electronics, the com...

Updated : 2017.04.23 13:35

[Herald Interview] Samsung confident of better second half in European TV market

LISBON, Portugal -- Despite slowing growth in Europe’s premium TV market in the first half of the year, Samsung Electronics still sees potential for the second half with its latest QLED TV lineup, t...

Updated : 2017.04.23 13:33

[Pre-IFA] Korean tech firms to drive innovation at IFA 2017

LISBON, Portugal -- The upcoming IFA, the largest consumer electronics show in Berlin, will continue to serve as a gateway for leading Korean tech giants aiming to make inroads into the European mark...

Updated : 2017.04.23 13:32

Kakao mulls relisting on main bourse

Kakao, the second-largest company by market cap on the second-tier Kosdaq, is mulling moving to the main bourse Kospi, according to the firm Thursday. “Listing on the Kospi is one option we are con...

Updated : 2017.04.21 16:15

Smart rail cars added to Busan subway system

Busan, South Korea's largest southern port city, has become the country's first city to have smart rail cars on its subway system, the rail cars' manufacturer said Friday. The smart rail cars contro...

Updated : 2017.04.21 15:40

Samsung to update Galaxy S8 software for red screen

In a swift move seen to quell doubts over its latest smartphone quality, Samsung Electronics confirmed Friday that it will be upgrading the Galaxy S8 software criticized by some for having red-tinted...

Updated : 2017.04.21 10:13

Galaxy S8's iris scanner to be used on financial transactions

South Korea's credit card companies are seeking to apply the iris scanner adopted by Samsung Electronics Co.'s Galaxy S8 smartphones on mobile transactions, industry sources said Friday, lauding the ...

Updated : 2017.04.21 09:52

SKT to introduce ultra-fast 4.5G LTE network

South Korean mobile carrier SK Telecom said Thursday that it will introduce an ultra-fast Long Term Evolution network that is around nine times faster than conventional LTE speeds in the country next...

Updated : 2017.04.20 15:28

Samsung joins Amazon for HDR tech

Samsung Electronics Co. said Thursday it has joined forces with US retail and entertainment giant Amazon.com Inc. for High Dynamic Range technology to deliver quality video content through its televi...

Updated : 2017.04.20 11:15

LG Electronics to host cultural exhibition with OLED TVs

LG Electronics Inc. said Thursday it will host an exhibition at a palace in Seoul to promote the country's cultural heritage through high-end organic light-emitting diode (OLED) TV sets. Under a joi...

Updated : 2017.04.20 10:20

LG Electronics to release G6 in Europe next week

LG Electronics Inc. said Thursday it plans to release the G6 smartphone in 24 European countries starting next week, in line with steps to expand its global sales. Starting next week, South Korea's ...

Updated : 2017.04.20 10:18