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Global ICT firms eye energy industry

With the rise of smart energy technologies ranging from smart bulbs to smart grids, nontraditional energy companies, especially from the information communication and technology sector, are increasing...

Updated : 2014.10.31 21:28

KT’s Q3 net profit plunges 45.7%

KT Corp., South Korea’s second-largest mobile carrier, said Friday its net profit sank 45.7 percent in the third quarter from a year earlier, mainly dented by restructuring costs. The company, however, turned around from three consecutive quarters of net losses, paving the way for future ...

Updated : 2014.10.31 21:26

Apple CEO Cook comes out publicly as gay

Apple CEO Tim Cook came out publicly as gay Thursday, saying he is proud of his sexual orientation and considers it "among the greatest gifts God has given me." Cook made the announcement in an essay written for Bloomberg Businessweek. He is considered one of the highest-profile CEOs to c...

Updated : 2014.10.31 10:42

Samsung Q3 net hits 3-year low

Samsung Electronics Co., the world‘s top smartphone maker, said Thursday its third-quarter profit fell to the lowest in three years on waning sales of flagship smartphones, as it faces challenges ahe...

Updated : 2014.10.30 21:50

Google shows Jeju’s natural wonders

Google Cultural Institute director Amit Sood (second from left) poses with Jejudo and Google officials in front of an island map at an event promoting photographs of Jejudo’s historic sites and artif...

Updated : 2014.10.30 21:28

Naver Q3 net almost doubles on chat app LINE

Naver Corp., South Korea’s top Internet portal operator, said Thursday its third-quarter net profit almost doubled from a year earlier as overseas sales, aided by its mobile messenger service LINE, sharply increased.Net profit reached 143 billion won ($136 million) in the July-September p...

Updated : 2014.10.30 21:24

LG Electronics creates new consumer values

Principal Awards/Gold PrizeLG ElectronicsI would like to express my deepest gratitude to The Korea Herald and consumers for having selected the advertisement for the LG DIOS Refrigerator featuring a w...

Updated : 2014.10.30 21:17

[Newsmaker] New iPhones set to hit Korean shelves

The worldwide craze over the new iPhones will hit the South Korean market on Friday when the iPhone 6 and its variant the 6 Plus go on sale here. This time, the so-called iPhone effect will have a mor...

Updated : 2014.10.29 21:32

SK Telecom Q3 net up 5.7%

South Korea’s biggest mobile carrier SK Telecom Co. said Wednesday its net profit rose 5.7 percent in the third quarter from a year earlier on the back of a rise in long-term evolution subscribers and good performance by its key affiliate chipmaker.Net profit came to 531 billion won ($507...

Updated : 2014.10.29 21:11

LG Electronics’ Q3 profit up 86.7% on-year

South Korean tech firm LG Electronics continued its steady growth path with net profit rising 86.7 percent in the third quarter from a year earlier on brisk sales of its flagship G3 smartphones, the company said Wednesday. Net profit was at 202.6 billion won ($193.5 million) in the July-Se...

Updated : 2014.10.29 21:10

Samsung bets on B2B market as next growth engine

Samsung Electronics Co. is making aggressive moves in the business-to-business (B2B) market as a new driver for growth, as it faces challenges in the faltering smartphone sector, industry sources said Wednesday.The world's top smartphone and memory chip maker is pushing for a deal with pre...

Updated : 2014.10.29 10:27

ITU offers awards for bringing more women into ICT sector

The International Telecommunications Union on Tuesday gave recognition to individuals and agencies that have promoted women’s presence in information, communication and technology industries.The ITU had picked 37 finalists from around 360 candidates recommended by 74 countries for the awa...

Updated : 2014.10.28 21:08

Disrupt yourself to get ahead: Cisco executive

BUSAN ― Robert Pepper, vice president of U.S. networking firm Cisco’s global technology policy team, urged companies to stay vigilant so as not to get left behind in the Internet of Everything era.“...

Updated : 2014.10.28 21:06

‘Simplicity key to becoming market leader’

ARM, a U.K-based chip designer, said Tuesday that tech companies should strive to design products that make use of complex technology such as semiconductors simple and easy to use. Simplicity will fur...

Updated : 2014.10.28 21:04

Samsung rolls out curved smartphone in Seoul

Samsung Electronics Co. has released the latest curved smart device on home soil, the company said Tuesday, following the launch of its twin model Galaxy Note 4 last month amid concern over the tech firm's dwindling profit. The Galaxy Note Edge, a cross between a smartphone and tablet PC,...

Updated : 2014.10.28 13:39