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Reporter : Kim Bo-eun
Thu, September 28, 2023 | 23:26
3 telecom firms offer higher 5G speed, greater coverage in 2021
Korea's three major telecom firms offered higher 5G speed and greater coverage this year, according to a biannual government inspection unveiled Tuesday.
Samsung's foldable phone sales to determine its flagship trajectory
Samsung's sales of new foldable phones this year will prove to be crucial in realizing its strategy to popularize its premium smartphones. Samsung released its Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Galaxy Z Flip 3 models on Aug. 11, as part of its strategy to include high-end smartphones among its flagship models.
Korea-Germany trade reaches record in first half of 2021
Korea and Germany's trade volume reached a record high in the first half of this year, a seminar hosted by the bilateral chamber of commerce and the Gyeonggi Free Economic Zone Authority noted on Aug. 26. This record is an achievement in addition to Korea becoming Germany's second-largest export market in Asia, after China, in 2020. The growth in exports was backed by solid d...
[ANALYSIS] Responsibility: a top issue for the driverless vehicle market
A recent string of crashes involving Tesla vehicles in the U.S. is raising questions about the capabilities and safety of today's driverless technologies.
SKT to boost commerce biz with subscription platform
SK Telecom said Wednesday it is launching a package of subscription services in a bid to expand its user base in a variety of sectors, and that it will offer these services under the brand "T Universe" on Aug. 31, in partnership with global firms such as Amazon and local brands including Emart and Baedal Minjok.
Regulator grants conditional approval for KT-Hyundai HCN deal
Korea's antitrust watchdog on Tuesday granted conditional approval for KT Skylife's acquisition of local cable TV operator Hyundai HCN.
HanmiGlobal makes top 10 list of non-US international project management firms
HanmiGlobal made it to a non-U.S. global list of top project management firms, the company said Tuesday. The firm ranked 10th in U.S.-based construction industry and engineering news magazine Engineering News Record (ENR)'s 2021 ENR Top International Survey's “global construction management and project management” category.
Samsung facing fallout from Ho Chi Minh lockdown
Samsung Electronics is set to see further fallout based on a COVID-19 lockdown in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, following pandemic-related damage at its smartphone factory in the country earlier this year. Vietnam has restricted the movement of citizens in Ho Chi Minh City, a measure which is set to last through Sept. 15. The military will be mobilized during the lockdown to del...
Korea urged to better protect key technologies
There have been growing calls for Korea to take a more detailed regulatory approach to preventing illicit transfer of core technologies involving semiconductors, electric vehicle batteries and displays, which are being considered key technologies of national importance.
Competition heating up among local EV battery makers
Local electric vehicle (EV) battery makers are seeking to secure greater market shares amid the growth of EV markets around the world. Korea's three battery makers have claimed some of the largest global market shares. LG Energy Solution (LGES) ranked second after China's CATL in the first quarter of this year. Samsung SDI ranked fifth and SKI sixth.