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Reporter : Kim Bo-eun
Tue, September 26, 2023 | 09:14
Apple trying to strengthen foothold in Korea
Apple is stepping up its game to increase its share of Korea's smartphone market by diversifying its sales channels, following LG Electronics' pullout from the smartphone business earlier this year. It is yet to be seen though, whether the U.S. tech giant will be able to lure users of other smartphone models to switch to the iPhone.
Yonsei, Korea Univ. teams develop foldable transistors for smart devices
Teams at Yonsei University and Korea University have co-developed foldable transistors for flexible smart devices, the schools said Thursday. The two teams, led by Yonsei University Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Cho Jeong-ho and Korea University Professor of Chemistry Woo Han-young, respectively, published an article together about their latest developmen...
LG getting closer with Apple
LG is strengthening its ties with Apple as its core client, as its affiliates are increasingly supplying components for the U.S. tech giant. LG Display is on track to expand production facilities for medium-sized to small organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs) set to be supplied for Apple's smart devices. LG's display manufacturing unit made a regulatory filing Tuesday, outlin...
Bio firms raising alert over vaccine tech theft
Korea's largest organization of bio firms is issuing warnings against practices by Chinese entities attempting to steal technology vital to COVID-19 vaccines amid the pandemic.
GS Retail joins hands with Knotted
GS Retail's head of merchandising Ahn Byung-hoon, right, poses with Knotted CEO Joon Lee, at a Knotted store in Seoul, Sunday. The two signed an agreement on developing donut products to be sold at GS convenience stores across the country. Courtesy of GS Retail
Samsung signs collective agreement with unions ahead of leader's release
Samsung Electronics on Thursday signed a collective agreement with its four labor unions for better working conditions, a day before the conglomerate's leader, Lee Jae-yong, is to be released from prison. The main electronics company of Samsung Group signed the agreement with its unions at its Kiheung Campus in Yongin, Gyeonggi Province. Samsung Electronics' President & CEO K...
Samsung Electro-Mechanics develops MLCC for self-driving vehicles
Samsung's electronics component manufacturing affiliate said Thursday it has developed two types of multi-layer ceramic capacitors (MLCCs) that are key component in self-driving cars and electronic devices such as smartphones and household appliances cars. MLCCs stabilize flow of electric current through circuits.
Samsung unveils Galaxy Z Fold3, Z Flip3
Samsung Electronics presented the latest models of its premium foldable phones at slashed prices, Wednesday, as part of its survival strategy at a time when Chinese smartphone vendors are encroaching on its market share. Unveiled at the company's online “Unpacked” event were the Galaxy Z Fold3 5G and Galaxy Z Flip3 5G, featuring improvements from previous models in terms of d...
SKT pays out 1st quarterly dividends
SK Telecom (SKT) said Wednesday that it executed its first quarterly dividend payouts in the second quarter, on the back of competitive earnings and stable cash flows.
Four key tasks Samsung chief needs to address after parole
Anticipation is high for Samsung Electronics' next moves, as its de facto leader Lee Jae-yong will be released on parole Friday. Many critical decisions involving major investments in the foundry business and M&As for future growth had to be put on hold while Lee was behind bars for his involvement in a bribery scandal with impeached former President Park Geun-hye.