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Samsung seeks arbitration over panel supply halt

Samsung Electronics South Korea's tech giant, has filed a request for international arbitration against Sharp Corp. of Japan and two other panel makers, seeking US$492 million in compensation that it claims to be suffering from due to their halting of LCD panel supply, industry sources sai...

Updated : 2017.01.20 21:35

Toshiba’s chip spin-off to narrow gap with Samsung: Mirae Asset

Toshiba’s possible spin-off of its chip business will narrow the technology and market share gap with its bigger rival Samsung Electronics, Mirae Asset Daewoo Securities predicted Friday. Toshiba, wh...

Updated : 2017.01.20 15:30

Budget smartphones filling gap left by premium phones in Korea

Korean tech firms and telecom operators are filling in the gap left by flagship smartphones with their low cost products. The next premium smartphones, including Samsung’s Galaxy S8 and LG’s G6, are...

Updated : 2017.01.19 17:17

Samsung launches wind-free air conditioner in Europe

Samsung Electronics has launched its signature wind-free air conditioner in Europe, the company announced Thursday. European consumers try out the wall-mounted wind-free air conditioner by Samsung El...

Updated : 2017.01.19 14:49

LG to unveil G6 in Barcelona next month

LG Electronics is planning to unveil its next flagship smartphone model, likely to be the G6, at the Mobile World Congress at noon on Feb. 26.On Thursday, the smartphone maker sent out an invitation t...

Updated : 2017.01.19 14:46

Galaxy S8 may adopt largest ever 5.7-inch panel

Samsung Electronics is expected to adopt the largest panels for its upcoming Galaxy S series to be unveiled in April, according to multiple news reports Wednesday.  (Samsung)Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus wil...

Updated : 2017.01.18 18:25

LG launches cooling, heating module

LG Innotek on Wednesday announced it had successfully carried out mass production of a thermoelectric module, a cutting-edge component that provides both cooling and heating functions.As the component...

Updated : 2017.01.18 18:11

Samsung supplies flagship Exynos processors for Audi

Samsung Electronics on Wednesday announced it will start providing its flagship Exynos processors for German automaker, signaling the world’s top chipmaker’s entry into chips for cars. The supply co...

Updated : 2017.01.18 15:14

Korea to increase 5G network bandwidth

South Korea will increase the bandwidth allocated for the fifth-generation network by 2018 to accommodate sharply increasing data traffic, the science ministry said Wednesday.The Ministry of Science, ...

Updated : 2017.01.18 14:25

KT debuts audio visual AI platform Genie

KT, the second-largest mobile carrier in South Korea, on Tuesday unveiled an artificial intelligence-based Internet Protocol television set-top box with an aim to realize smart home system centering o...

Updated : 2017.01.17 16:33

Samsung, LG ‘intimidated by Chinese firms’ at the CES

Executives from Korea’s biggest tech firms told top policymakers that they were intimidated by Chinese companies’ improved home appliance technology unveiled at the latest Consumer Electronics Show....

Updated : 2017.01.17 16:13

LG adopts voice-recognition for all air conditioners next year

LG Electronics will adopt voice-recognition technologies for all of its air-conditioners from next year, the firm’s home appliance chief said at the launch event Monday. “We will adopt voice-recogni...

Updated : 2017.01.16 16:16

Buzzvil wins patent lawsuits against Yello Mobile

[THE INVESTOR] Buzzvil, a Seoul-based startup that operates a smartphone lock screen advertising platform, said Monday it has won two patent lawsuits filed against Yello Mobile, a startup holding comp...

Updated : 2017.01.16 15:37

Korea to increase investment related to 4th industrial revolution

South Korea will expand investments to secure a new growth strategy to cope with the fast-paced industrial transformation, dubbed the fourth industrial revolution, the science minister said Monday.The...

Updated : 2017.01.16 15:12

SsenStone announces partner-centered supply policy

Authentication security fintech startup SsenStone, headed by CEO Yoo Chang-hun, announced Monday that it had hosted “Partner’s Day” on Jan. 10. Held in the event hall on the fourth floor of Seoul 6...

Updated : 2017.01.16 14:22