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Korean-Chinese joint venture to build plant for cathode materials for lithium-ion batteries

Ecopro Co., a South Korean battery materials leader, will set up a joint venture with the Chinese resources recycling company GEM Co. to produce cathode materials for lithium-ion batteries in Pohang, the southeast city's municipal government said Wednesday.Representatives from the two comp...

Updated : 2016.08.24 16:46

Kakao launches online job search service

South Korean internet company Kakao rolled out a new job information search service Wednesday ahead of the start of major companies’ fall recruiting season.Kakao, the operator of Korea’s top mobile ...

Updated : 2016.08.24 16:14

Samsung Display teams up with Chinese firms on curved panels

Samsung Display Co. said Wednesday that it has formed an alliance with its sister company Samsung Electronics, and Chinese TV and panel manufacturers to further cooperate on expanding the curved panel...

Updated : 2016.08.24 11:48

Samsung Pay hits 2 tln won in accumulated transactions in Korea

Samsung Electronics Co.'s mobile-payment service, Samsung Pay, has hit 2 trillion won ($1.8 billion) in accumulated transaction volume in South Korea, the company said Wednesday. The record came about...

Updated : 2016.08.24 10:28

Samsung to lure Chinese chip firms

Samsung Electronics is slated to hold a foundry forum in China later this month to attract Chinese fabless firms amid its growing idle foundry lines, industry experts said on Tuesday. The world’s lar...

Updated : 2016.08.23 17:20

[Monitor] Samsung narrows revenue gap with Intel

Samsung Electronics posted a solid gain in the sales of semiconductors for the second quarter of the year, narrowing the revenue gap with rival Intel Corp., data compiled by IC Insights showed Tuesday...

Updated : 2016.08.23 17:13

[Photo News] Eyes on Iris security

Kim Hyung-suk, vice president of Samsung Electronics’ multimedia R&D group, presents the development process and application areas of Galaxy Note 7’s iris recognition at the company’s headquarters ...

Updated : 2016.08.23 16:54

Korean shares close higher on tech gains

South Korean shares advanced 0.38 percent Tuesday, partly aided by gains in top cap Samsung Electronics and other tech shares. The local currency sharply gained ground against the US dollar.The benchmark Korea Composite Stock Price Index closed at 2,049.93, gaining 7.77 points from the pre...

Updated : 2016.08.23 16:21

Seoul's mobile Internet speeds world's fastest: report

Mobile Internet speeds in Seoul are the fastest among seven cities in the world, a survey by a US mobile analytics firm showed on Tuesday. In Seoul, a median download speed for the wireless network run by mobile carrier LG Uplus is 74.7 Mbps, followed by Madrid with 44.6 Mbps and Tokyo wit...

Updated : 2016.08.23 15:58

Samsung, LG widen lead in global TV market

Samsung Electronics Co. and LG Electronics Inc., two major South Korean TV makers, increased their share of the global television market in the second quarter, widening their lead over Japanese and Chinese competitors, according to industry data on Tuesday.Samsung's share of the global TV ...

Updated : 2016.08.23 10:41

[News Analysis] Naver, Kakao accused of copying start-ups’ software

Local startups are speaking out against South Korean IT giants that have allegedly plagiarized their services, saying that such unfair practices further marginalize smaller companies in the country’s...

Updated : 2016.08.22 16:24

Vacuum industry Olympics opens in Korea

A gathering of professionals from academic and industrial research communities in the fields of materials, coatings and surfaces worldwide opened for an eight-day run in the coastal city of Busan on M...

Updated : 2016.08.22 15:47

Samsung likely to roll out budget smartphone in India

Samsung Electronics is predicted to launch its new Tizen-powered smartphone Z2 in India this week, despite continued lackluster sales of the budget mobile products, according to analysts said on Monda...

Updated : 2016.08.22 15:46

Samsung to show off new smart washing machine at fair in Berlin

South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics Co. said Monday it will showcase a new smart washing machine at the IFA consumer electronics fair in Berlin early next month. The new "AddWash" washing mach...

Updated : 2016.08.22 15:07

Korean chip companies to send market exploitation teams to India

South Korean semiconductor companies will send market exploitation teams to India to expand their businesses in the world's second-most populous market, the trade ministry here said Monday.The first s...

Updated : 2016.08.22 11:12