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Monday, September 25, 2017


In repeated confusions, the “Korea-U.S.-Japan alliance,” including SK Hynix, has launched its counterattack by offering to provide 400 billion yen (US$3.71 billion) additionally.
Offering Additional 400B Yen
11 September 2017 - 11:30am
There are repeated confusions about the sale of Toshiba Memory, a memory chip business subsidiary of Japan’s Toshiba, until the last minute. As the so-called “new U.S.-Japan alliance” is highly...
Korea-US-Japan Alliance including Korea's SK Hynix, Taiwan’s Foxconn, and America’s Western Digital (WD) are courting Apple in the acquisition race of Toshiba semiconductor.
Love Calls
11 September 2017 - 10:45am
As three players in competition to take over Toshiba Memory are trying to win over Apple to their sides, much attention is being paid to Apple’s choice. Apple buys 30% of semiconductors produced by...
The Korean government announced, on Sept. 10, to keep the current net neutrality policy for a while.
Net Neutrality
11 September 2017 - 10:30am
As the Trump administration has discussed how to change “net neutrality” in earnest, interest in net neutrality policy changes is also rising in South Korea. However, the government announced to keep...
The mimic of lithium-ion battery electrodes that resembles the structure of spider´s webs.
Increasing by 20 Times
8 September 2017 - 2:30pm
The National Research Foundation of Korea announced on September 7 that a research team led by Professor Park Ho-seok from Sungkyunkwan University succeeded in developing lithium-ion battery...
Huawei surpassed Apple in June and July with a market share of over 10% in the global smartphone market.
Changing The Race
8 September 2017 - 12:45pm
China's Huawei has outclassed Apple to become number two in the smartphone market. This means that the company occupied the second largest market share in the global smartphone market for two...
South Korean companies such as Hyundai Motor Company, SK Telecom and Naver are focusing on individual R&D activities rather than collaboration.
Collaboration Needed
8 September 2017 - 12:45pm
According to German market research firm Statista, the size of the South Korean connected car market for this year is estimated at US$249.5 million whereas those of the United States, China, Germany...
LG OLED for iPhones
8 September 2017 - 11:45am
Apple is expected to escape from its reliance on organic light emitting diode (OLED) screens by 2019, Bloomberg reported on September 7. According to an industry source, LG Display regarded as the...
Samsung SDS is applying the IoT to controlling the temperature and humidity of fresh products such as food in warehouses, the location of cargoes and shocks and preventing thefts
IoT-based Logistics
7 September 2017 - 6:15pm
“We will apply the internet of things (IoT) to logistics in general," Samsung SDS said during the "Cello Tech Fair 2017" held on its Pangyo Campus on September 7. "I will apply the IoT to the control...
Samsung Electronics president Sohn Young-kwon and Harman International Industries CEO Dinesh Paliwal in front of the Oasis concept car providing self-driving UX
Not Developing Finished Cars
7 September 2017 - 10:45am
According to industry sources, Samsung Electronics’ self-driving car business is likely to focus on open platform technology instead of the development of finished car products. In May this year,...
Korean consumers are much more aware of mobile simple payment services than those of major developed countries such as the US and Japan.
Awareness of Mobile Payment
6 September 2017 - 1:45pm
A survey found that Korean consumers are much more aware of mobile simple payment services than those of major developed countries such as the US and Japan. According to the information technology (...
The voice recognition AI-powered steering wheel “Sayer” revealed by Jaguar Land Rover.
Auto-ICT Cooperation
6 September 2017 - 1:45pm
As automakers have revealed a voice recognition artificial intelligence (AI) service as a core technology of autonomous vehicles one after another, they are increasingly competing and cooperating...
Despite Biggest Semiconductor Boom
6 September 2017 - 12:15pm
Korea’s lage companies such as Samsung Electronics and SK Hynix are recording the highest earnings with the boom in the memory semiconductor market but South Korea’s major fabless semiconductor...


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