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Reporter : Kim Bo-eun
Fri, September 22, 2023 | 00:01
Samsung faces pending task of reorganizing governance
Samsung has a number of urgent tasks to address, such as pursuing sizable acquisition deals to maintain its competitiveness and investing to scale up its foundry production in the U.S.
LG Uplus boosts paid content service with Disney partnership
LG Uplus signed an exclusive partnership with Disney to serve as the network operator for the U.S. entertainment conglomerate's over-the-top (OTT) media service in Korea set to launch Nov. 12, the LG affiliate said Sunday. The tie-up will strengthen LG Uplus's lineup of paid content offered via TV and mobile phones.
Samsung presents vision for brain-like neuromorphic chips
Samsung Electronics introduced a new approach to reverse engineer the brain on a memory chip in a paper co-authored with Harvard University researchers that was published in the journal Nature Electronics.
Assembly set to grill telecom firms over subpar network speeds
Korea's three major telecom companies are preparing to face lawmakers next month at this year's annual National Assembly audit, after another year of consumer complaints of subpar network speeds.
[Reporter's Notebook] Korea's universities urged to set up battery-tech program
Along with semiconductors, batteries are considered as a core technology for Korea in terms of the country's national security and economic growth, as the United States and China invest more to develop next-generation batteries for electric vehicles (EVs).
Will Samsung attend third White House meeting addressing chip shortage?
Attention is growing on a third meeting on measures to deal with the global shortage of semiconductors to be held at the White House, Sept. 23. Samsung Electronics, along with other businesses, took part in the first and second meetings hosted at the U.S. presidential office in April and May, and is expected to participate in the third.
'Big 4' group leaders asked to shoulder more job creation
Major conglomerates are being implicitly urged by the government to retain their former scale of recruiting new employees, at a time when landing a job has become increasingly tough for college students. Prime Minister Kim Boo-kyum is seeking a meeting with the chiefs of LG, Hyundai and SK Groups next month, to request that they continue to ensure mass recruitment drives.
SK Innovation stock falls on split-off approval
SK Innovation's (SKI) share price fell Thursday, following shareholder approval of the company's plan to separate its battery business as a new entity. SKI's stock closed at 237,000 won, down 4.44 percent from Wednesday's close, after shareholders voted for the split-offs of the battery, and oil exploration and production businesses at a shareholders meeting held at the compa...
Korea ranks 4th in 2021 International Earth Science Olympiad
Korea ranked fourth out of 32 countries in the 14th International Earth Science Olympiad (IESO) held last month, a government foundation said this week. The annual competition for secondary school students was resumed online from Aug. 25 to 30 after last year's event was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. A total of 206 students from 32 countries took part in this year's...
Korea fines Google W207 bil. for abuse of market dominance
Korea's antitrust regulator fined Google 207.4 billion won ($177 million) Tuesday for abusing its market dominance to prevent the market entry of competing operating system (OS) developers. The Korea Fair Trade Commission's (KFTC) fine and corrective measure are the latest moves to curb alleged unfair practices by the U.S. tech giant, following the National Assembly passing a...