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Reporter : Kim Bo-eun
Mon, December 11, 2023 | 11:52
LG seeking patent lawsuits as source of cash
LG Electronics is seeking new sources of revenue by tapping into its trove of telecom-related patents after shutting down its loss-making handset unit.
Local OTTs gaining ground as Netflix falters
Local over-the-top (OTT) media service providers are stepping up their game with a greater choice of content as they seek to compete with global giants such as Netflix, and their focus on this appears to have started paying off, given their recent growth in monthly active users (MAU).
Samsung faces walkout at display affiliate
Samsung is facing its first possible workers' walkout after group head Lee Jae-yong made a key pledge to better protect workers' rights last year. The union of Samsung's display manufacturing affiliate decided Wednesday to take collective action over its differences with management in wage negotiations. Samsung Display is fretting over the union's move since how it will handl...
LG's OLED TV theater in Mexico
Mexican citizens watch a movie at LG Electronics' OLED TV theater "SALA OLED" at the Cineteca Nacional in Mexico City. LG is seeking to promote the screen quality of its latest OLED TVs. Courtesy of LG Electronics
Growth of SKT, KT shares hinges on foreign investor quota
The prices of telecom shares have risen in the past several months due to a renewed interest in value stocks amid a looming rate hike by the U.S. Federal Reserve. But a further rise in the prices of such shares will depend on foreign investors, who wield considerable influence on the prices of local stocks due to their buying power.
Samsung mass produces new multi-chip package
Samsung Electronics said Tuesday that it has begun mass producing the industry's best-performing multi-chip package, which will be used in mid- to high-end smartphones scheduled to hit major markets later this month.
Samsung gearing up to popularize foldable phones
Samsung Electronics is set to release a series of new foldable phones in the coming months, at a time when the tech giant is seeking to popularize these premium models, as part of its strategy to maintain competitiveness in the market while facing challenges by Chinese rivals.
Micron challenges rivals in memory chip market
Three major players continue to maintain an oligopoly over the global memory chip market, but Micron Technology's latest claims are challenging Samsung Electronics and SK hynix which have reigned supreme so far.
SKT decides to split stock 5-for-1
SK Telecom (SKT) decided Thursday it would split its shares five-for-one, along with a horizontal spinoff. The decision by the country's top mobile carrier is interpreted as a means to address possible complaints from investors as well as boost its stock price in the long term.
LG Display envisions future with premium display
LG Display's exhibition hall at Magok LG Science Park in western Seoul offers visitors a glimpse of what's possible in near future, where premium display panels are incorporated in most spheres of life, including in the bedroom, at restaurants and on the subway. Various types of organic light-emitting diode (OLED) panels made by LG, which include transparent to bendable ones,...