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Korea, China to back start-ups using state technology

South Korea’s Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning said Friday that it would support start-ups that create services and products based on technologies developed by state-run universities and research institutes to enter the Chinese market.In a tech event hosted by Tsinghua Univers...

Updated : 2014.12.19 21:39

KT CEO joins U.N. commission for wireless network

KT Corp., Korea’s largest telecommunications firm, said Thursday its chief executive Hwang Chang-gyu has been named as a member of a United Nations organization for promoting the worldwide deployment...

Updated : 2014.12.18 21:02

SK C&C to launch big-data unit

SK C&C, South Korea’s third-largest IT systems developer, said Thursday that it would officially launch a division providing big data analytic and solution services to clients next year.It set up a task force of some 60 experts early this year to look into the feasibility of big data tech...

Updated : 2014.12.18 20:59

S. Korea, China to launch joint research on '5G' network

South Korea and China on Thursday agreed to begin joint research on developing a "fifth-generation" ultra-fast mobile network, officials said.    The agreement, which also includes joint research projects on biotechnology, new materials and renewable energy, was signed in Beijing betwe...

Updated : 2014.12.18 17:53

Daum Webtoon goes global

The advent of digital technology had spelled trouble for professional and emerging comic book artists as the technology made paper books less appealing to readers.With consumers shifting to digital co...

Updated : 2014.12.17 20:54

[Herald Interview] ‘Daydreaming key to creativity’

 It was never easy for Lee Jun to become a professional comic artist.Without proper training or money to hire assistants, he had to master the skills of drawing and storytelling on his own.Lee droppe...

Updated : 2014.12.17 20:48

Sony hackers reference 9/11 in new threats against theaters

Hackers calling themselves Guardians of Peace made ominous threats Tuesday against movie theaters showing Sony Pictures’ film “The Interview” that referred to the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 200...

Updated : 2014.12.17 20:47

Samsung loses global smartphone market share

South Korea’s Samsung Electronics Co. lost nearly 8 percentage points of its global smartphone market share in the third quarter from a year earlier, according to industry data Tuesday, contrasting with Chinese rivals.The world’s No. 1 maker of smartphones shipped 73.21 million smartphon...

Updated : 2014.12.16 21:18

KT, Ericsson develop 5G connection tech

KT, South Korea’s largest telecommunications service provider, said Tuesday that it had successfully demonstrated technology that combined different carriers to offer wider fifth-generation mobile network bandwidths for the first time in the world. The carrier aggregation connection techn...

Updated : 2014.12.16 21:07

LGE to unveil quantum-dot LCD TVs at CES

LG Electronics said Tuesday that the company would unveil new LCD televisions that use quantum dot technology at the International Consumers Electronics Show in Las Vegas next month.South Korea’s sec...

Updated : 2014.12.16 21:07

Samsung loses global smartphone market share

South Korea's Samsung Electronics Co. lost nearly 8 percentage points of its global smartphone market share in the third quarter from a year earlier, according to industry data Tuesday, contrasting with Chinese rivals.   The world's No. 1 maker of smartphones shipped 73.21 million smart...

Updated : 2014.12.16 15:24

Foreigners offload Samsung Electronics amid earnings woes

Foreign investors have offloaded some 700 billion won (US$637 million) worth of Samsung Electronics stocks in the past four days, roughly half of their total net selling during the period, on renewed concerns over the tech behemoth's fourth-quarter earnings, data showed Tuesday.   Accor...

Updated : 2014.12.16 09:26

GS E&C mired in controversy over parking spaces

GS E&C, one of South Korea’s leading apartment builders, has become embroiled in a feud with the buyers of mega apartment complex units over the relatively small number of parking spaces at the compl...

Updated : 2014.12.15 21:12

[Graphic News] Mobile shopping on the rise

South Korea is witnessing a surge of mobile shoppers on the strength of the solid broadband network and consumers’ preference for faster and easier shopping experiences on the go. The ratio of consum...

Updated : 2014.12.14 22:08

LG Display strengthens ties with Japanese partner

Aiming to beef up its technological prowess in the world’s organic light emitting diode industry, LG Display, a leading Korean display manufacturer, has agreed to expand its alliance with Japanese di...

Updated : 2014.12.12 21:17