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LG to unveil G4 in late April

South Korea’s tech giant LG Electronics is expected to unveil its next flagship smartphone G4 at the end of April, according to sources on Friday.“LG has recently decided the debut schedule for its ...

Updated : 2015.03.27 19:36

Samsung, Citic seek to expand partnership

Samsung Electronics vice chairman Lee Jay-yong and China’s Citic Group chairman Chang Zhenming met Wednesday in Beijing to extend their partnership in the soaring Chinese stock market, officials said...

Updated : 2015.03.26 20:24

LG CNS rolls out set-top box for smart home services

LG CNS, a leading IT service firm in Korea, said Thursday it has developed new smart-home solutions that allow users to control all home appliances via a single set-top box. Based on Internet of Things technology, the solutions ― the first of their kind in Korea ― use a TV remote control...

Updated : 2015.03.26 20:23

SK Telecom slapped with fine, suspension

The Korea Communications Commission, the state telecommunications regulator, slapped South Korea’s largest wireless carrier SK Telecom with a fine of 23.5 billion won ($21.3 million) and a seven-day business suspension for triggering overheated competition in the domestic mobile network m...

Updated : 2015.03.26 20:23

Hologram concerts to thrill K-pop fans

Childhood videos of G-Dragon, a rapper of Korean boy band Big Bang, started playing on four video walls ― two on each side of the center stage ― at the start of a preview of his first hologram conce...

Updated : 2015.03.25 19:01

LG Uplus releases LTE smart car service

LG Uplus, one of the leading mobile carriers in Korea, said Wednesday that it has rolled out a Long Term Evolution-based vehicle monitoring service, called Telematics in Athena, or TiA.The mobile carr...

Updated : 2015.03.25 18:59

Korea to inject W9tr into ICT by 2020

The South Korean government said Wednesday it plans to pour 9 trillion won ($8.1 billion) into the information communications technology industry by 2020. The Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning announced the new plan, dubbed the K-ICT Strategy, pledging to elevate the nation’s r...

Updated : 2015.03.25 18:59

GALAXY IN FASHION

Samsung Electronics, the world’s largest smartphone maker, holds the Galaxy S6 First Look runway show in Seoul on Tuesday, in which fashion designers and models introduced collaborations that merge f...

Updated : 2015.03.25 18:59

Samsung SDI, ABB join hands to develop energy solutions

Samsung SDI, South Korea’s leading battery maker, said Wednesday that it has inked a memorandum of understanding with Swiss power and automation technology provider ABB for development and sales of e...

Updated : 2015.03.25 18:47

S. Korea set to launch new science satellite from Russia this week

Preparations are on schedule for the launch of a new South Korean satellite this week that will help enhance its ability to monitor the Earth's surface, the science ministry said Wednesday."The status of the satellite is stable and so there has been no change to the scheduled launch," Choi...

Updated : 2015.03.25 10:21

Korea to invest W5.6tr in tech sectors by 2020

The South Korean government plans to invest 5.6 trillion won ($5 billion) into new growth engine industries by 2020, ministries said Tuesday, reaffirming the Park Geun-hye administration’s will to realize its creative economy initiative. The new budget plan is expected to generate $100 bi...

Updated : 2015.03.24 19:28

Samsung, MS beef up mobile partnership

Samsung Electronics, the world’s largest smartphone-maker, said Tuesday it would reinforce its partnership with Microsoft to deliver the U.S. software giant’s mobile services.The Seoul-based tech giant said that a wider range of MS mobile services would be available on its smartphones an...

Updated : 2015.03.24 19:27

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Updated : 2015.03.24 18:55

Samsung SDS, Oracle team up for logistics solutions

Samsung SDS said Tuesday it had teamed up with Oracle, the U.S. software giant, to make inroads into China, a soaring market for logistics IT. The two companies signed a memorandum of understanding, under which Samsung SDS promotes its logistics and analysis solutions through Oracle’s dat...

Updated : 2015.03.24 18:55

Consumers get first taste of S6 and S6 Edge

Consumers flocked to 1,400 “experience stores” run by Samsung Electronics and its partners, including mobile carriers and electronics retail chains, to get hands-on experience with the tech giant’s...

Updated : 2015.03.23 19:14