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Autofactory enters IoT-based smart farm business

Autofactory, headed by Lee Jae-wook, announced Tuesday that it recently entered the Internet of Things-based smart farm business, alongside its automotive data service business. A startup company tha...

Updated : 2017.02.28 14:19

[Newsmaker] LG mobile chief confident about G6

BARCELONA -- Technical finesse, practicality and sincerity seem to be the main elements that LG Electronics are betting on for its new flagship smartphone, the G6, which the tech giant hopes will bri...

Updated : 2017.02.27 18:11

[MWC] KT pledges to be world’s first 5G provider by 2019

Hwang Chang-gyu, CEO of mobile carrier KT, pledged to make his company the world’s first to commercialize the next generation wireless network by 2019 in an address to global telecom providers on Mo...

Updated : 2017.02.27 17:06

Local researchers develop 3D cargo inspection technology

A local group of researchers successfully developed technology for three-dimensional inspection of container cargo that would greatly reduce inspection time and cost, the oceans ministry said Monday....

Updated : 2017.02.27 16:13

[MWC] Biggest mobile tech show kicks off in Spain

BARCELONA -- The biggest tech event of the year, the Mobile World Congress 2017, kicked off Monday in Barcelona, Spain. With the theme of “The Next Element,” around 2,200 tech firms are showcasing ...

Updated : 2017.02.27 15:19

[MWC] SKT boasts most advanced LTE technologies at MWC

SK Telecom on Monday announced it successfully tested the highest level of Long Term Evolution network technologies in collaboration with Samsung Electronics and Ericsson. Named “LTE-A Pro,” SKT d...

Updated : 2017.02.27 14:39

[MWC] Samsung SDS showcases AI-powered training chatbot for retailers

Samsung SDS, the Internet technology solutions unit of South Korea’s Samsung Group, is showcasing its artificially intelligent chatbot training solution for retailers at the Mobile World Congress in...

Updated : 2017.02.27 13:57

Teaser shows Samsung will debut Galaxy S8 on March 29

A teaser video released by Samsung Electronics Co. showed Monday that its new flagship Galaxy S8 smartphone will be unveiled on March 29 in New York. Announcing the date of the new smartphone at the...

Updated : 2017.02.27 11:43

Google assistant goes beyond the pixel to take on Apple's Siri

Five months after introducing its digital assistant, Google is sharing the feature with Android partners, hoping the service can boost its odds to win customers from Apple Inc.'s iPhone. Alphabet In...

Updated : 2017.02.26 21:40

New LG phone influenced by Samsung's Note 7 troubles

NEW YORK (AP) -- Samsung's fiasco with its fire-prone Note 7 phone has pushed its rival LG to take additional precautions with its next smartphone. Samsung recalled millions of Note 7 phones after d...

Updated : 2017.02.26 21:39

Sharp vision: New glasses help the legally blind see

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Jeff Regan was born with underdeveloped optic nerves and had spent most of his life in a blur. Then four years ago, he donned an unwieldy headset made by a Toronto company calle...

Updated : 2017.02.26 21:39

LG unveils larger, Google AI-powered G6

LG Electronics unveiled its latest flagship smartphone G6 equipped with a larger display and Google’s machine-learning software, stealing the spotlight on the eve of the Mobile World Congress that k...

Updated : 2017.02.26 20:01

[Health-tech Korea] Korea's Healcerion introduces ‘next stethoscope’

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

Updated : 2017.02.26 17:21

[MWC] What to expect at Mobile World Congress 2017

IT and communications industry officials walk around to register for the Mobile World Congress 2017 at the Fira Gran Via Exhibition Center in Barcelona, Spain, on Sunday. (Yonhap) BARCELONA -- With ...

Updated : 2017.02.26 15:12

[MWC 2017] Korean tech firms showcasing new gadgets, solutions at MWC

BARCELONA -- A slew of high-profile gadgets and solutions by Korean tech giants -- Samsung Electronics, LG Electronics, SK Telecom and KT -- are ready to grab attention at the Mobile World Congress 2...

Updated : 2017.02.26 14:26