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[DECODED]SK speeds up M&A deals

SK Group is speeding up its business reshuffle through merger and acquisition deals after Chairman Chey Tae-won returned to the management position a year ago after a three-year hiatus. Most recently,...

Updated : 2016.09.28 17:14

SsenStone passes FIDO standards to achieve higher level of authentication security

Fintech startup SsenStone announced Tuesday that its independently developed certification security product, StonePASS, recently received FIDO certification, an international standard for biometric au...

Updated : 2016.09.27 21:51

[Contribution] Closing the broadband divide to connect people in Asia and the Pacific

Advances in information and communication technology have been instrumental in shaping and leading socioeconomic transformations across Asia and the Pacific. One key to this transformation is the tech...

Updated : 2016.09.27 17:55

[Herald Interview] Lifestyle app-maker Malang Studio aims to make life easier

You wake up to blaring music from the app AlarmMon, but you cannot stop it from ringing by simply hitting a button. Instead, you must play a short smartphone game that gets your brain rolling first th...

Updated : 2016.09.27 17:13

Huawei introduces budget ‘H’ smartphone in Korea

Chinese smartphone maker Huawei said Tuesday that it will launch its latest budget “H” smartphone in South Korea this week, targeting consumers looking for cheaper alternatives to expensive high-end...

Updated : 2016.09.27 17:05

Samsung Electronics' earnings expected to rebound in Q4

The global recall of the Galaxy Note 7 smartphones may cut Samsung Electronics' projected third-quarter operating profit by over 5 percent, but the global giant's earnings are expected to rebound in the fourth quarter, industry analysts said on Tuesday.A survey by financial information pro...

Updated : 2016.09.27 11:10

Samsung, LG likely to see contracted earnings in Q3

South Korean tech giants Samsung Electronics and LG are likely to see contracted earnings in the third quarter due to sluggish smartphone sales, market analysts said Monday. Local financial data provi...

Updated : 2016.09.26 16:05

KT acquires online ad agency N Search Marketing

KT Corp., South Korea's largest broadband Internet operator, said Monday it has acquired the nation's top online advertising agency N Search Marketing Corp.The acquisition paves the way for KT to make inroads into the growing market for search-based ads.KT and its online ad affiliate Nasme...

Updated : 2016.09.26 15:44

LG Uplus partners with Ssangyong, Tech Mahindra for connected cars

South Korean telecom company LG Uplus on Monday said that it has partnered with Ssangyong Motor and Tech Mahindra, the internet technology unit of Indian automaker Mahindra & Mahindra, for the develop...

Updated : 2016.09.26 15:33

More than half of Galaxy Note 7 owners get replacements in Korea

More than half of Galaxy Note 7 owners in South Korea have swapped their used phablets for new ones, six days after Samsung Electronics Co. began a replacement program as part of a global recall over battery problems, industry officials said Sunday. The number of Note 7 owners who have rec...

Updated : 2016.09.25 21:15

LG Uplus sets sights on global expansion

Having proved his competence as a CEO at LG Display and chemical firm LG Chem’s battery business over the course of 10 years, Kwon Young-soo is aiming for similar success as chief executive of networ...

Updated : 2016.09.25 18:59

LG Chem aims to achieve W7tr in EV battery sales by 2020

South Korea’s battery and chemical company LG Chem said Sunday it set a goal of reaching 7 trillion won ($6.3 billion) in sales for electric vehicle batteries by 2020. The battery-maker also plans to...

Updated : 2016.09.25 16:19

China begins reducing tariffs on 201 technology goods

China has begun reducing its tariffs on a range of technology goods imported from World Trade Organization members, South Korea's customs authorities confirmed Sunday. On Sept. 15, China started reducing import tariffs on 201 technology goods under the Information Technology Agreement of t...

Updated : 2016.09.25 14:18

More than half of Galaxy Note 7 owners get replacements in Korea

More than half of Galaxy Note 7 owners in South Korea have swapped their used phablets for new ones, six days after Samsung Electronics Co. began a replacement program as part of a global recall over ...

Updated : 2016.09.25 10:28

Battery problems persist in exchanged Samsung Galaxy Note 7

Samsung Electronics has been replacing its Galaxy Note 7 devices that have faulty batteries which might explode, but the new handset still has battery issues, according to a news report Friday. News c...

Updated : 2016.09.23 15:41