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[US ELECTION] Protectionist threats could weaken Samsung, LG smartphone sales in US: analyst

[THE INVESTOR] South Korea’s top two smartphone makers Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics are expected to see their smartphone sales fall in the all-important US market, hit hard by protection...

Updated : 2016.11.10 13:56

Viv Labs executives visit Samsung to discuss AI

[THE INVESTOR] The top executives of Viv Labs, a US artificial intelligence startup which was acquired by Samsung Electronics last month, paid a visit to the head office of the Korean tech giant in Se...

Updated : 2016.11.06 11:01

Miele denies LG’s claim of patent infringement

[THE INVESTOR] German home appliance giant Miele on Oct. 28 denied the allegations that its steam washing machine breached its Korean peer LG Electronics' related patents. “Miele has not violated any...

Updated : 2016.10.28 16:31

[EQUITIES] ‘Naver shares to slow down but maintain growth’

[THE INVESTOR] Hanwha Investment & Securities on Oct. 28 forecast Naver’s rising share price will experience a brief slowdown, but will maintain strong growth on the back of steady earnings in the f...

Updated : 2016.10.28 11:45

[EQUITIES] Hanwha Investment projects Samsung’s Q4 operating profit at W7.4tr

[THE INVESTOR] Hanwha Investment and Securities on Oct. 28 predicted Samsung Electronics’ fourth-quarter operating profit at about 7.4 trillion won (US$6.46 billion), raising the target stock price t...

Updated : 2016.10.28 11:35

KT’s Q3 operating profit increases 17%

[THE INVESTOR] South Korean network operator KT said in a preliminary regulatory filing that its operating profit in the third quarter was 401.6 billion won ($350.66 million), up 17 percent from a yea...

Updated : 2016.10.28 10:41

NCSOFT unveils new mobile game ‘Lineage Red Knights'

[THE INVESTOR] South Korean game developer NCSOFT unveiled its new mobile game “Lineage Red Knights” in Seoul on Thursday, announcing plans to officially launch the game in 12 countries on Dec. 8. ...

Updated : 2016.10.27 17:34

Samsung to unveil new shareholder policy next month

[THE INVESTOR] Samsung Electronics plans to roll out a set of new corporate policies next month that are more friendly to shareholders in an apparent move to appease mounting demands from investors c...

Updated : 2016.10.27 17:31

Note fallout overshadows Samsung heir’s boardroom debut

[THE INVESTOR] The “coronation” of Samsung Electronics' Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong on Thursday as a member of the board of directors was overshadowed by concerns over the Note 7 fallout.In the morn...

Updated : 2016.10.27 17:29

LG Electronics extends losses on smartphone sales

[THE INVESTOR] LG Electronics on Oct. 27 reported its third-quarter operating profit of 283.2 billion won (US$250.90 million), down 3.7 percent from a year ago. Revenue also fell 5.7 percent on year ...

Updated : 2016.10.27 16:53

LG chief cleared of damaging Samsung washing machines

[THE INVESTOR] The South Korean Supreme Court on Oct. 27 upheld a lower court ruling that acquitted Cho Seong-jin, CEO of LG Electronics’ home and appliance unit, of intentionally vandalizing Samsun...

Updated : 2016.10.27 15:59

Samsung heir’s board membership approved

[THE INVESTOR] Samsung Electronics shareholders on Oct. 27 approved the nomination of Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong as a board member of the Korean tech giant. In an extraordinary shareholders meeting in Seoul, the vote for the Samsung heir’s board membership was taken by a show of hands.Le...

Updated : 2016.10.27 11:11

Naver’s Q3 revenue breaks W1tr mark

[THE INVESTOR] South Korean internet giant Naver on Thursday reported that its third-quarter revenue surged 20.5 percent on-year to reach 1.01 trillion won ($890 million), led by growing sales from i...

Updated : 2016.10.27 10:57

Naver maintains 30% dividend payout ratio

[THE INVESTOR] Naver, South Korea’s top internet portal operator, will continue to maintain a dividend payout ratio of 30 percent, the company said on Oct. 27. “Since 2009, we have been giving 30 p...

Updated : 2016.10.27 10:49

Samsung to invest record W27tr in chips, displays

[THE INVESTOR] Samsung Electronics said on Oct. 27 it will make a record 27 trillion won (US$24 billion) investment in production facilities for semiconductors and displays this year. The company sai...

Updated : 2016.10.27 10:05