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[Photo News] Gadget for good night's sleep

GADGET FOR GOOD NIGHT’S SLEEP -- Tech giant Samsung Electronics will unveil its sleep-tracking device, dubbed the “Sleep Sense,” at the IFA electronics trade show to be held from Sept. 4 to 9 in Be...

Updated : 2015.09.02 16:57

LG to boast OLED supremacy at IFA

 LG Electronics, a pioneer in the world‘s organic light-emitting diode TV market, will join hands with global broadcasting firms and media content providers to demonstrate high dynamic range technol...

Updated : 2015.09.02 16:54

KT to sponsor national soccer squad

South Korea’s leading telecom firm KT signed a memorandum of understanding with the Korea Football Association on Tuesday to sponsor the national soccer team until 2019.  (From left) Ky Seung-yong, ...

Updated : 2015.09.01 17:25

Daum Kakao to be renamed Kakao

Mobile messenger and Web-portal operator Daum Kakao said Tuesday that it has decided to change its name to Kakao in a bid to highlight its corporate identity as a leader in the mobile era.The company ...

Updated : 2015.09.01 17:25

SKT steps up efforts to gain ground in IoT sector

 South Korea’s No. 1 wireless carrier SK Telecom announced a partnership deal with Finland-headquartered network equipment-maker Nokia on Tuesday to work on developing Internet of Small Things techn...

Updated : 2015.09.01 17:23

Samsung unveils smartwatch with rotating bezel

Samsung Electronics on Tuesday unveiled its new smartwatch with a rotating bezel -- the first of its kind within the industry -- before its official debut at the upcoming IFA electronics trade show in...

Updated : 2015.09.01 17:00

Samsung unveils front-load washer with extra door

 Samsung Electronics on Monday released a new front-load washing machine with an extra door that allows users to put in additional laundry in the middle of a wash cycle. The new model, dubbed the Bu...

Updated : 2015.08.31 17:58

[Photo News] Olympus unveils new mirrorless camera

Updated : 2015.08.31 17:56

Samsung to build smart factories

 Tech giant Samsung Electronics said Monday it would join forces with the Ministry of Trade, Industry, and Energy to make conventional factories run by small and mid-sized enterprises “smarter.”Sig...

Updated : 2015.08.31 17:55

[Newsmaker] Samsung C&T as new group holding company

The “new” Samsung C&T kicked off on Sept. 1 as the de facto holding company of Samsung Group, the nation’s largest conglomerate. The group’s construction, trading, fashion, food and bio businesses...

Updated : 2015.08.31 17:43

Merck Korea chief highlights close ties with local partners

Michael Grund, the head of chemical firm Merck Korea, said that maintaining strong partnerships with Korean firms was key to running a successful business here. “We need reliable partners and we stro...

Updated : 2015.08.28 20:37

CrucialTec supplies fingerprint modules for Huawei phone

Huawei’s Honor 7 smartphone featuring CrucialTec’s fingerprint module. (Huawei)South Korea’s biometric technology firm CrucialTec said Friday it has supplied its fingerprint modules for Chinese sma...

Updated : 2015.08.28 20:37

[Weekender] Fintech, smart payments pick up pace

Few may have anticipated the tremendous impacts of smartphones and mobile applications on conventional businesses from taxi operators to brick-and-mortar retailers when the market began adopting smart...

Updated : 2015.08.28 20:33

Gov't to spend 5.7 tln won for 5G, drones

South Korea plans to invest around 5.7 trillion won ($4.83 billion) over the next five years to help nurture the fifth-generation (5G) network, unmanned drones and other high-end technology.Under the plan, the Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning will allocate the budget in 19 indu...

Updated : 2015.08.28 09:59

Oracle eyes Korea for HR software growth

U.S. software giant Oracle on Thursday pinned high hopes on Korea for the growth of its human capital management software Oracle HCM, which is widely being adopted by global companies. “Companies sha...

Updated : 2015.08.27 18:28