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LG Chem seeks to penetrate U.S. energy storage market

LG Chem is spurring its energy storage system business in North America having recently inked several battery deals with U.S. companies, including the latest with Gexpro, to expand its presence in the...

Updated : 2015.05.03 19:51

Global LCD panel shipments hit record high in March

Global shipments of liquid crystal display (LCD) panels reached an all-time high in March, data showed Friday, apparently led by South Korean tech players' efforts to expand sales of high-end Ultra HD (UHD) displays.The combined shipments of LCD panels by global tech firms reached 23.9 mil...

Updated : 2015.05.01 10:37

Suprema launches new fingerprint reader

South Korean biometric security system developer Suprema unveiled a next-generation fingerprint reader for access control uses, such as entry to buildings, and a new open security platform Thursday. T...

Updated : 2015.04.30 19:26

[Photo News] White UHD TV

Samsung Electronics released white-bezel ultrahigh-definition TVs in Seoul Thursday. The company said the TVs with the white frame were the first in nine years to come out in the Korean market. (Samsu...

Updated : 2015.04.30 19:21

Smilegate supports game start-ups

Leading South Korean game developer Smilegate commemorated the first anniversary of the firm’s start-up incubation initiative, called Orange Farm, in Seoul on Thursday.Smilegame runs three centers to...

Updated : 2015.04.30 19:19

Samsung predicts recovery in Q2

By Lee Ji-yoonSamsung Electronics on Wednesday predicted earnings will recover in the second quarter as its new flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S6, lures back customers and its chip division wins orde...

Updated : 2015.04.29 19:24

LG claims G4 phone a masterpiece

Despite a series of product leaks online ahead of its official debut, LG Electronics’ new marquee handset G4 featuring advanced cameras and a classy leather back wowed the audience at its launch in S...

Updated : 2015.04.29 19:07

Olympus names new Korean chief

Olympus Korea said Wednesday it has named Naoki Okada, former senior vice president of Olympus China, as its new regional chief. The new Korean head joined Olympus in 1984 and served diverse positions...

Updated : 2015.04.29 19:05

LG Electronics Q1 net halves

LG Electronics Inc., South Korea's No. 2 tech giant, said Wednesday its first-quarter net profit fell 58.5 percent on-year as its home entertainment business offset relatively robust smartphone sales.   Net profit came to 38.4 billion won ($35.9 million) in the January-March period, plun...

Updated : 2015.04.29 15:24

Samsung regains top spot in Q1 smartphone sales

South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics Co. regained its title as the top seller in the global smartphone market in the first quarter of this year, beating its archrival Apple Inc., data showed Wednesday.  Samsung sold 83.2 million smartphones worldwide in the January-March period, a...

Updated : 2015.04.29 15:18

LG unveils new flagship smartphone G4

LG Electronics Inc., South Korea's No. 2 tech giant, on Wednesday showcased its new flagship G4 smartphone that aims to take on Samsung's Galaxy S6 series and Apple's iPhone lineup amid increased comp...

Updated : 2015.04.29 09:37

SK Telecom vows to offer differentiated 5G services

South Korea’s No. 1 mobile network operator SK Telecom discussed how to create an ecosystem for 5G technology with global firms and ventures at a forum in Seoul on Tuesday.“SKT is currently working ...

Updated : 2015.04.28 19:32

LG Group chairman urges executives to lead innovation

LG Group chairman Koo Bon-moo on Tuesday urged executives to lead innovative experiments across business divisions as part of the strategy to strengthen competitiveness during economic uncertainties.“...

Updated : 2015.04.28 19:29

Fitbit releases new fitness band in Korea

U.S. wearable activity tracker-maker Fitbit released its new fitness wristband Fitbit Charge HR in Korea on Tuesday, aiming to increase its footing in the market where the smartphone penetration rate reaches around 80 percent.“(The exponential growth of the fitness wearable market in rece...

Updated : 2015.04.28 19:28

Oracle faces Korean fair trade probe

South Korea’s antitrust watchdog said Tuesday it is investigating multinational software giant Oracle Corp. about its possible unfair trading practices related to its database management system. The investigation into the local unit of California-based Oracle, which has been under way for...

Updated : 2015.04.28 19:27