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IDT Selected to Provide High-Efficiency Wireless Power Solution for LG’s Latest Flagship Smartphone, G6

IDT Selected to Provide High-Efficiency Wireless Power Solution for LG’s Latest Flagship Smartphone, G6

SAN JOSE, CALIFORNIA, Jun. 27 (Korea Bizwire) - Integrated Device Technology, Inc. (IDT) (NASDAQ:IDTI) today announced that it has again teamed with LG to enable wireless charging in the electronics giant’s flagship smartphones. The IDT® market-leading wireless power chips are integrated into the sleek new LG G6 state-of-the-art feature-rich models. IDT’s advanced wireless power technology includes all of the hardware and [...]

IDT Appoints Andy Lai as Vice President of Sales, Greater China and South Asia Pacific, and Country Manager for China

IDT Appoints Andy Lai as Vice President of Sales, Greater China and South Asia Pacific, and Country Manager for China

SAN JOSE, CALIFORNIA, Jun. 27 (Korea Bizwire) - Integrated Device Technology, Inc. (IDT) (NASDAQ:IDTI) today announced the appointment of Andy Lai as its new Vice President of Sales of Greater China and South Asia Pacific, and Country Manager for China. A sales veteran with more than 25 years in the semiconductor industry, Mr. Lai’s experience covers [...]

‘Regular Albums’ Becoming Bygone Relic in Today’s K-pop Scene

‘Regular Albums’ Becoming Bygone Relic in Today’s K-pop Scene

SEOUL, Jun. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — AOA 53 months, EXID 52 months, Girl’s Day 32 months and Mamamoo 30 months. TWICE and BLACKPINK? Unknown. You might think these are how long it took for the respective K-pop artists to break out. But no. These groups actually built their name recognitions much faster. They’re how long [...]

More Korean Women Live Alone, Think Less about Marriage

More Korean Women Live Alone, Think Less about Marriage

SEOUL, Jun. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — More than 2.6 million, or one in 10, Korean women live alone, and an increasing number believe marriage isn’t mandatory, recent data from the country’s national statistics agency showed Tuesday. According to the report “2017 Statistics on Women” released by the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family and Statistics [...]

‘Okja’ is Gritty Mix of Two Different Human Perceptions of Animal, Says Director

‘Okja’ is Gritty Mix of Two Different Human Perceptions of Animal, Says Director

SEOUL, Jun. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean director Bong Joon-ho said on Tuesday he wanted to tell the story of an animal that can hold many different meanings to mankind in the Netflix-backed sci-fi film “Okja.” “I wanted to shoot a film about animal which can both be friend or family and food to [...]

Partners Justin Watts and Matthew Shade Bolster WilmerHale’s IP Litigation Practice in London

Partners Justin Watts and Matthew Shade Bolster WilmerHale’s IP Litigation Practice in London

LONDON, Jun. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — WilmerHale today announced that Justin Watts, PhD, and Matthew Shade, PhD, have joined the firm as partners in its London office, strengthening WilmerHale’s position as a firm of choice for complex patent litigation in the United Kingdom and for clients seeking an effective global strategy for their intellectual property [...]

Ant Financial Is Named to MIT Technology Review’s Annual 50 Smartest Companies List

Ant Financial Is Named to MIT Technology Review’s Annual 50 Smartest Companies List

HANGZHOU, China, Jun. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — Ant Financial Services Group (Ant Financial) has been named to MIT Technology Review’s 2017 list of 50 Smartest Companies. To make the list, a company must exhibit technological leadership and business acumen which set them apart from competitors. Ant Financial was listed for applying AI technologies to digital financial services [...]

Demand for Cosmetic Surgery Procedures Around the World Continues to Skyrocket – USA, Brazil, Japan, Italy and Mexico Ranked in the Top Five Countries

Demand for Cosmetic Surgery Procedures Around the World Continues to Skyrocket – USA, Brazil, Japan, Italy and Mexico Ranked in the Top Five Countries

NEW YORK, June 27, 2017 (Korea Bizwire) — The International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS) today released the results of their annual Global Aesthetic Survey for procedures completed in 2016, which showed an overall increase of 9% in surgical and non-surgical cosmetic procedures within the past twelve months. Ranking of the World’s Top Ten [...]

Alipay Brings Enhanced “Cashless” Experience for Chinese Tourists in the Principality of Monaco

Alipay Brings Enhanced “Cashless” Experience for Chinese Tourists in the Principality of Monaco

LONDON, Jun. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — Alipay, the world’s largest online and mobile payment platform operated by Ant Financial Services Group (“Ant Financial”, “Ant”), today announced that it has signed a MoU with the Government of Monaco, which will enable merchants in Monaco to accept payment via Alipay, giving Chinese tourists the same convenient payment [...]