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Friday, January 19, 2018


Apple succeeded in increasing its share in the Chinese market in spite of fierce competition with Chinese Android smartphone manufacturers.
Rebounding in China
18 January 2018 - 11:30am
According to market research firm Kantar Worldpanel, the global market share of the iOS rose from 19.7% to 24.3% between the end of 2016 and the end of 2017. However, the share fell from 57.5% to 51....
Samsung SDS will release an electronic authentication platform technology based on blockchains to replace plug-in program 'ActiveX'.
Blockchain-based Authentication Platform
18 January 2018 - 11:15am
Samsung SDS will begin developing an electronic authentication platform that will replace plug-in program 'ActiveX.' Samsung SDS announced on January 17 that the company would release an electronic...
Samsung's MAMCN+ ranked 14th among 97 total artificial intelligence reading solutions.
AI Reading Capability Test
18 January 2018 - 11:00am
Samsung Electronics nabbed 14th place in an artificial intelligence (AI) reading competition hosted by Stanford University in the US. The first place honor went to Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba...
Hyundai Heavy Industries will supply 21 units of 4.1MW dual-fuel Himsen Engine and related equipment for the power plant in Indonesia.
Power Generation Project in Indonesia
18 January 2018 - 11:00am
Hyundai Heavy Industries landed a US$48 million order to supply dual fuel power generation facilities for the first time from Indonesia. The deal will empower Hyundai Heavy Industries to participate...
IT consultant Gartner raised its semiconductor market estimates by US$23.6 billion (25.11 trillion won) from US$427.4 billion (454.75 trillion won) after three months percent from US$419 billion (445.61 trillion won) last year.
Changed Forecast on Semiconductor Market
18 January 2018 - 10:45am
According to global market researcher and IT consultant Gartner on January 17, the memory chip market is expected to reach US$451 billion (479.64 trillion won) this year, up 7.5 percent from US$419...
The first Apple Store in South Korea, dubbed Apple Garosugil, would be opened in Apgujeong-dong, Gangnam-gu on January 27.
To remedy grievance on ‘Korea Passing’
18 January 2018 - 10:45am
Apple Korea announced on January 17 that the first Apple Store in South Korea, dubbed Apple Garosugil, would be opened in Apgujeong-dong, Gangnam-gu on January 27. The opening is somewhat belated....
The standard for placing ads on YouTube has become stricter.
Getting Difficult to Make Money
18 January 2018 - 10:30am
As the standard for placing ads on YouTube, the world's largest video site, has become stricter, ads are likely to vanish from a number of unqualified channels on the website. "We are committed to...
Deputy Prime Minister Kim visited Hyundai Motor Group’s Mabuk Environmental Technology on January 17 to meet group officials including vice chairman Chung Eui-sun.
Deputy PM’s First Visit to Conglomerate
18 January 2018 - 10:15am
In a meeting with Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Kim Dong-yeon on January 17, Hyundai Motor Group pleged to invest 23 trillion won (US$21.49 billion) in new businesses and hire 45,000...
As digital currencies fluctuate in price, hackers seem to take turns to malicious mining codes.
Hackers Targeting S. Korea
18 January 2018 - 10:00am
The number of malicious codes targeting South Korean cryptocurrency miners is on the increase. As digital currencies fluctuate in price, hackers, which spread ransomware, seem to take turns to...
As Google is going to halve its fee to 15%, smaller app platforms are likely to lose their competitiveness.
Fatal Blow to Small App Platforms
18 January 2018 - 9:45am
Google changed its application fee policy and is going to halve its fee to 15% when it comes to apps with subscription content. Google’s dominance in the app market is likely to further increase and...
Banks will be required to go through an enhanced due diligence (EDD) process when cryptocurrency transactions are made by high risk customers who can run the risk of illegal transactions including money laundering.
Stricter Regulation
18 January 2018 - 9:45am
Banks are required to check the purpose of trading and the source of funds of cryptocurrency trading account holders in the future. They also need to share account information one another when...
Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction suffers deteriorating profitability due to the factors including the South Korean government’s nuclear phase-out policy.
Groundless Rumors?
18 January 2018 - 9:15am
On January 17, a local news outlet reported that Doosan Group is discussing the sale of Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction to focus more on Doosan Robotics and Doosan Bobcat after adjusting...


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