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Phone carriers call for EU rules to hit Facebook and Google

Vodafone Group Plc and Telefonica SA used a technology conference in Spain today to call for the European Union to focus less on new rules for phone companies and more on Facebook Inc. and Google Inc. to reduce their dominance. The carriers are battling so-called network neutrality proposa...

Updated : 2014.09.01 22:31

LG Display opens Guangzhou factory

LG Display's new factory in Guangzhou, China (LG Display)GUANGZHOU, China -- LG Display, the world’s leading display manufacturer, started mass producing liquid crystal displays at its new joint vent...

Updated : 2014.09.01 18:46

3rd time’s a charm for MS Surface?

Microsoft released the Surface Pro 3, its latest laptop-tablet hybrid that aims to replace traditional laptops, earlier this week in South Korea.But industry sources said Microsoft’s new convergent d...

Updated : 2014.08.29 20:45

Uber Korea to start trial run of expanded ride-sharing service

Uber Korea, the local affiliate of U.S.-based transportation network company Uber, said Friday it would start a trial operation of an expanded ride-sharing service in Seoul, a move that the South Korean government immediately ruled as illegal.Uber’s latest business move follows a run-in w...

Updated : 2014.08.29 20:42

Daum to launch North Korean map service

A map service that provides views of North Korea’s streets and buildings will be launched by a South Korean Internet portal for the first time in the country on Friday as part of efforts to disclose what has been secretly guarded information to the private sector, a state-run geographic i...

Updated : 2014.08.29 20:42

Samsung denies child labour at Chinese supplier

South Korea's Samsung Electronics has refuted fresh allegations by a labour protection watchdog that one of its suppliers in China hired child workers.New York-based China Labor Watch (CLW) claimed in a report Thursday that Samsung supplier HEG Technology had hired people under the age of ...

Updated : 2014.08.29 18:40

Young mobile game makers see stock value grow

A number of young entrepreneurs in their 30s and 40s in South Korea’s mobile gaming industry are getting richer after hitting the jackpot with hit games.James Song, the founder and CEO of Gamevil, wh...

Updated : 2014.08.28 20:35

U.S. court denies Apple’s injunction on Samsung devices

Samsung Electronics won a small but meaningful battle Wednesday after a U.S. court dismissed Apple Inc.’s bid to ban sales of its products in the United States.Judge Lucy H. Koh, a U.S. district judge in San Jose, California, rejected an injunction filed by the iPhone maker to block sales...

Updated : 2014.08.28 20:27

LG Innotek develops rare earth-free motor

LG Innotek said Thursday that it had developed an electric motor for automotive dual-clutch transmission systems that does not need rare earth minerals.This was part of LG’s efforts to reduce its reliance on rare earths from China such as neodymium and dysprosium, magnetic elements used i...

Updated : 2014.08.28 20:27

U.S. court denies Apple's injunction to stop sales of Samsung smart devices

Samsung Electronics Co. won a small but meaningful battle Wednesday after a U.S. court dismissed Apple Inc.'s bid to ban sales of its nine older models in the United States.Judge Lucy H. Koh, a U.S. district judge in San Jose, California, rejected an injunction filed by the iPhone maker to...

Updated : 2014.08.28 16:31

Kakao under probe for allegedly abusing market power: sources

South Korea's antitrust watchdog has launched an investigation into Kakao Corp., the operator of the country's most-used messenger service Kakao Talk, for possibly abusing its market leader position, industry sources said Thursday.An investigation is underway into allegations that Kakao wa...

Updated : 2014.08.28 16:28

[Herald Interview] Count on ingenuity to create new experience: 4:33 chairman

Kwon Joon-mo, founder and chairman of 4:33, a Korean mobile game developer, presents himself as a man of mystery.He does not know exactly which direction he will take his venture or what specific game...

Updated : 2014.08.27 20:39

Samsung, LG to face off at German electronics expo

Models pose with LG Electronics’ 65-inch ultrahigh-definition OLED TV. (LG Electronics)Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics, South Korea’s two tech heavyweights, are going full throttle to take th...

Updated : 2014.08.27 20:39

LG CNS to offer airtight security with MPay system

LG CNS, a South Korean system integrator, said Wednesday that it has developed a mobile payment system that enables users to easily settle their bills without downloading complex software and going th...

Updated : 2014.08.27 20:34

Shareholders give nod to Daum-Kakao merger

Shareholders of Daum Communications Corp. and Kakao Corp. on Wednesday approved the merger of the two firms that will create the biggest company on South Korea's secondary bourse."As the merger deal passed the last step, (Daum and Kakao) will finalize the related procedures and officially ...

Updated : 2014.08.27 15:35