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Samsung to focus on premium TVs, chips

Samsung Electronics on Thursday hinted at cutting prices of its flagship smartphones later this year, pledging to focus on premium TVs and chips for more profits. The Korean tech giant announced an 8 ...

Updated : 2015.07.30 19:27

[Start-up Seoul] Krowdpop gives crowdfunding power to hallyu fans

KPOP UNITED CEO Richard Choo is glad to see that it’s finally cool to be Korean in the world.Hallyu hits like Psy, Big Bang, Girls’ Generation and Wonder Girls, paired with the stylish haute couture...

Updated : 2015.07.29 18:43

[tech column] Winning formula for globalization: Great technology and great people

The world keeps getting smaller.In Europe and America, consumers have long been accustomed to seeing manufacturing labels of Asian countries on a broad range of consumer goods. Now, when Europeans tra...

Updated : 2015.07.29 18:09

Koreans embrace mobile preordering

Smartphones have changed people’s lifestyles. Users rely on mobile map applications instead of paper maps, communicate with friends on social media and hail taxis with their smartphones.Another notab...

Updated : 2015.07.29 18:02

Smart card firm launches payment platform

South Korean’s leading smart card solutions developer KONA I has rolled out a new online and offline payment platform, called KONA PAY, which will enable cardholders to make payments in a more secure...

Updated : 2015.07.29 17:59

Microsoft launches Windows 10 in Seoul

Microsoft released its latest operating system in South Korea on Wednesday, offering one single platform that works on PCs, as well as smartphones, as the world‘s top software giant sets its sights o...

Updated : 2015.07.29 17:51

Samsung likely to showcase new phablet on Aug. 13

South Korea's top tech giant Samsung Electronics Co. on Tuesday sent out invitations for what is expected to be an unveiling event of its next flagship phablet, presumably the Galaxy Note 5, on Aug. 1...

Updated : 2015.07.28 09:26

LG to double OLED TV lineup

LG Electronics said Monday it would add five new organic light-emitting diode TVs in the coming months, doubling its Korean lineup to a total of 10 models. The Korean tech giant said four of the new ...

Updated : 2015.07.27 19:03

[Photo News] Joint efforts for 5G

JOINT EFFORTS FOR 5G -- Cho Sung-ho (third from right, first row), head of mobile carrier SK Telecom's 5G tech lab and Melih Tufan, head of telecom equipment supplier Ericsson's packet core produ...

Updated : 2015.07.27 18:10

Samsung beefs up curved-screen lineup

Riding on the popularity of its Galaxy S6 Edge smartphone, Samsung Electronics is beefing up its curved-screen lineup. The Korean tech giant will launch its two new phablets -- Galaxy S6 Edge Plus and...

Updated : 2015.07.27 18:00

LG to roll out flip smartphone this week

LG Electronics Inc., South Korea's No. 2 tech giant, said Monday it will roll out a budget flip-style smartphone this week that will come with a classical look but with the latest features.Dubbed the LG Gentle and set to hit shelves on Wednesday, the handset will mark the third flip-style ...

Updated : 2015.07.27 11:34

LG, Nokia team up for 5G research

Mobile carrier LG Uplus and telecommunications equipment supplier Nokia opened a joint research and development center for 5G network technology in Seoul on Saturday.The launch of the new R&D center, ...

Updated : 2015.07.26 18:13

LG Display to invest W1tr in flexible OLED

LG Display said Thursday it would make a fresh investment of 1.05 trillion won ($900 million) into the production of sixth-generation flexible OLED panels at its plant in Gumi, North Gyeongsang Province. The company said it aims to produce 7,500 units of the futuristic display per month fr...

Updated : 2015.07.23 17:41

Galaxy Note 5 likely to feature enhanced mobile security

 The chief of a French mobile security solutions firm offered a glimpse into some security software to be featured in tech giant Samsung Electronics’ upcoming Galaxy Note 5 phablet.  “Our security...

Updated : 2015.07.23 16:33

LG lures premium customers with dual-load washing machine

South Korean tech giant LG Electronics rolled out a new washing machine, dubbed the Tromm Twin Wash, Wednesday in Seoul, which the company said would become a new trendsetter in the global washer mark...

Updated : 2015.07.22 18:59