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Wednesday, February 21, 2018


YouTube monopolizes nearly 40 percent of the South Korean mobile and video ad market with 40 percent.
Enjoyment without Responsibility
5 January 2018 - 9:45am
Online video platform YouTube has become No. 1 app in South Korea as it overtook Kakao Talk in terms of monthly average stay time and Naver App in terms of number of monthly average net users. Based...
Samsung Electronics has begun to mass produce its newest application processor for mobile devices, the Exynos 9 Series 9810.
Platform Optimized for AI Era
5 January 2018 - 9:45am
Samsung Electronics Co. announced on January 4 that it has begun to mass produce its newest application processor for mobile devices, the Exynos 9 Series 9810, upgraded with a faster modem speed,...
3D NAND flash semiconductors accounted for more than 80% of Samsung Electronics’ production of NAND flash semiconductor in the fourth quarter of last year.
Signaling End of Flat NAND Flash Era
4 January 2018 - 10:45am
The proportion of 3D NAND flashes among Samsung's NAND flash products surpassed 80% in 4Q last year. Samsung Electronics plans to raise the percentage of NAND production in total NAND production to...
The global memory chip market will continue to grow but the rate will be much slower than other years.
Boom to Continue But Be Daunted
3 January 2018 - 12:30pm
Market watchers predict that the growth rate of the global memory chip market, which is led by Samsung Electronics and SK Hynix, this year will not be able to stand at less than a quarter of the last...
Apple is still showing an attitude to make profits by replacing the battery even after deliberately manipulating product performance.
Sticking Still to Profits amid Criticism
3 January 2018 - 10:30am
According to industry sources on December 2, Apple Korea began accepting applications for battery replacement for discounted prices. When a user of the iPhone 6 or later models visits an Apple...
The Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) tray for the dual SIM model of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (an image from the global homepage for the Galaxy of Samsung Electronics)
Competition in Dual SIM Card
3 January 2018 - 10:00am
All eyes are on whether or not Samsung and Apple, the two frontrunners in the world smartphone industry will have a dual Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) duel in 2018. A dual SIM card phone is a...
US-based memory chipmaker Bit Micro brought up comprehensive patent issues related to not only SSD but also software using SSD.
Targeting SSD Makers
2 January 2018 - 9:00am
US-based memory chip maker Bit Micro has included major information technology (IT) companies at home and abroad, such as South Korea’s Samsung Electronics and SK Hynix, Taiwan’s ASUS and Acer, China...
SK Telecom and the Korea Transportation Safety Authority have built 5G infrastructure in the main experimental zone of “K-City,” an autonomous driving test city.
Self-driving Based on 5G
29 December 2017 - 10:45am
An autonomous drive test bed was created based on a test network for 5G mobile telecommunication which is a wired and wireless telecommunication network for the next generation. This marked the first...
The profit Apple makes by selling one smartphone is about five times the profit Samsung makes by selling one smartphone.
5X More
29 December 2017 - 10:30am
It has been found that the profit Apple makes by selling one smartphone is about five times the profit Samsung makes by selling one smartphone and this has resulted in Apple accounting for close to...
Some of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 models do not work even though they are recharged after the battery became dead.
‘Bricked Phone’ Phenomenon
29 December 2017 - 10:00am
Some of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 suffered the so-called “bricked phone” phenomenon where the model does not work even though it is recharged after its battery became dead. According to the...
More than 5,000 Korean users participated in a suit against Apple for its intentional lowering of the performance of iPhones as of Dec. 28.
Chance for Galaxy?
29 December 2017 - 9:45am
A class action suit for damages amounting to US$999.9 billion was filed on December 28 in the United States against Apple, whose maximum aggregate market value is US$900 billion. Similar lawsuits are...
The Korean government plans to supply frequencies required for the development of self-driving cars, wireless charging, the Internet of Things (IoT), drones and so on in a proactive way while relaxing radio regulations.
New Frequency Supply Plan
29 December 2017 - 9:15am
The Ministry of Science and ICT of Korea announced its plan for the supply of frequencies for industrial and daily life use On December 28. These frequencies can be defined as frequency bands that...


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