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SK Telecom and SK Holdings C&C will expand the AI business with their AI platforms – NUGU and Abril – and combine their AI services.
Securing AI Leadership
17 April 2017 - 12:15pm
As IBM's Watson artificial intelligence (AI) platform, which finished learning Korean language, has declared to hit the domestic market on June 30, the cooperation between SK Telecom and SK Holdings...
The most promising candidates to take over Toshiba include SK Hynix, Hon Hai Precision Industry, Western Digital and the consortium of Broadcom and Silver Lake Partners
Toshiba Acquisition
17 April 2017 - 11:15am
SK Group chairman Chey Tae-Won expressed his strong will to take over Toshiba on April 13. At present, approximately 10 companies are trying to do so and the most promising candidates include SK...
LG Display virtually decided to supply Apple with plastic organic light emitting diodes (OLED) for the iPhone 8 next year.
iPhone OLED
17 April 2017 - 11:00am
LG Display virtually decided to supply Apple with plastic organic light emitting diodes (OLED) for the iPhone 8 next year and finally confirm it in a board meeting in June. "We received a request to...
An aerial view of Samsung SDI’s EV battery plant in Hungary.
Base for European Market
14 April 2017 - 11:15am
Samsung SDI will complete construction of its electric vehicle battery plant in Hungary in July, two months earlier than scheduled. It is the nation’s first European hub to supply EV batteries across...
Koh Dong-jin, president of the mobile division of Samsung Electronics
Attention to Chinese Market
14 April 2017 - 11:00am
Samsung Galaxy S8 Pre-sale in South Korea kicked off on April 7. Since then, the company has sold 728,000 units of the Galaxy S8 in just one week in the country. The initially supplied 150,000 units...
Samsung SDI’s cylindrical battery and battery pack in the e-bike.
E-bike Battery Leader
13 April 2017 - 12:00pm
Samsung SDI announced on April 12 that the company ranked first in terms of share in the global lithium ion battery market for electronic bike last year.  According to market researcher B3, Samsung...
The new personalized medical diagnostic device remotely control a smartphone after making a diagnosis chip using an Ink jet printer.
Diagnose via Smartphone
13 April 2017 - 11:45am
A personalized medical diagnostic device has been developed for the first time in the world. It allows you to print a paper-based chip with your printer and diagnose whether you have diabetes, kidney...
The number of Samsung Electronics’ full-time executives was 998 in the last year’s business report, which decreased by 64 from 1,062 a year earlier.
Reduction of Executives
13 April 2017 - 11:30am
The number of Samsung Electronics’ executives fell below 1,000 in five years after the company opened an era of 1,000 executives in 2012 for the first time since its founding. This was largely due to...
The local business community is concerned that Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Lee’s global network gets disconnected.
Restriction in Global Activity
13 April 2017 - 11:15am
Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong stepped down as a non-executive director at Exor, a holding company of Italy’s Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA). Accoridng to business industry sources...
Exports of ICT products increased to US$16.5 billion last month, up 5.8 percent from a year ago.
Rising Demand Abroad
12 April 2017 - 3:00pm
Korea's exports of information and communications technology (ICT) products increased for the fifth straight month in March. Exports of ICT products increased to US$16.5 billion last month, up 5.8...
Samsung Electronics regained the top position in the global smartphone market in the first quarter of the year due to the increase in sales of its mid- and low-end smartphones.
Regain #1 Spot
12 April 2017 - 3:00pm
Samsung Electronics regained the top position in the global smartphone market in the first quarter of the year, even before the release of its latest flagship Galaxy S8. Samsung produced 80.1 million...
Kwon Sang (left), the head of the Manufacturing Division at C&C of SK Holdings C&C and Kim Do-Hyun, CEO of Begas pose after signing an MOU on the advancement of high-tech industry data analysis platform Scytale.
AI-based Big Data Treatment
12 April 2017 - 2:45pm
SK Holdings C&C announced on April 11 that it signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Begas to upgrade AI-based big data analysis platform Scytale specialized in the manufacturing and...

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