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Monday, October 23, 2017


Lee Sang-hyun, head of foundry marketing division at Samsung Electronics. Is explaining the roadmap of its foundry business on July this year.
Offering Advanced Options
11 September 2017 - 7:30pm
Samsung Electronics announced on September 11 that the company added 11-nanometer (nm, 1nm: one billionth of one meter) FinFET process technology (11LPP (Low Power Plus)) to its advanced foundry...
LG Electronics’ Signature OLED TV, which made its debut last year using Harman Kardon audio technology, made its debut early this year with Dolby Atmos.
Instead of Harman
11 September 2017 - 5:30pm
According to industry sources, the technological partnership between LG Electronics and Harman International Industries terminates at the end of this year and LG Electronics is planning to work more...
LG Electronics has set the price of the V30 at some 900,000 won (US$798), much lower than those of its competitive premium phones of Samsung and Apple.
Lowering Prices
11 September 2017 - 5:30pm
As LG Electronics has set the price of the V30 at some 900,000 won (US$798), the company will target the premium smartphone market with price discrimination strategy in the second half of the year....
Samsung Electronics presented its built-in home appliances that collaborated with local luxury furniture brands such as 'Nolte' in Germany and 'Veneta Cucine' in Italy at the IFA 2017 held in Berlin, Germany from September 1 through 6.
Another Competition
11 September 2017 - 11:30am
As Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics compete in the global premium built-in home appliance market worth 50 trillion won (US$45 billion), much attention is being paid to the Korean latecomers in...
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 Display is negotiating with Apple to supply OLED screens to the latter.
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...


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