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New Technology Charges EV Battery to 90 pct in 6 Minutes

New Technology Charges EV Battery to 90 pct in 6 Minutes

POHANG, Oct. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — New technology developed by South Korean researchers can charge an electric vehicle (EV) to 90 percent in less than six minutes. A joint research team from Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH) and Sungkyunkwan University announced Monday that they had developed EV battery technology that enables faster and more [...]

S. Korean Lab Paves the Way for Non-software Professionals to Develop IoT Devices

S. Korean Lab Paves the Way for Non-software Professionals to Develop IoT Devices

DAEJEON, Oct. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — A South Korean research lab has cleared the way for non-software professionals to be able to develop their own Internet of Things (IoT) devices in an easy and simple way. The Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI) announced on Monday that it will open its software development program for [...]

LG Electronics Launches Rollable TV in S. Korea for 100 mln Won

LG Electronics Launches Rollable TV in S. Korea for 100 mln Won

SEOUL, Oct. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — LG Electronics Inc. on Tuesday released the world’s first rollable TV in South Korea at a jaw-dropping price of 100 million won (US$87,000) as the tech giant aims to target high-end consumers amid the pandemic. The company said overseas launch schedules of LG Signature OLED R have not been [...]

S. Korea’s 5G Download Speed 2nd Fastest Globally

S. Korea’s 5G Download Speed 2nd Fastest Globally

SEOUL, Oct. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s 5G download speed is the world’s second fastest, reaching an average speed of 336.1 megabits per second (Mbps), a report showed Tuesday. The country was only behind Saudi Arabia, which delivered an average 5G download speed of 377.2 Mbps, according to a report from industry tracker Opensignal, [...]

5G Accessibility in Major Subway Lines at Over 75 pct

5G Accessibility in Major Subway Lines at Over 75 pct

SEOUL, Oct. 19 (Korea Bizwire) – The average accessibility of the fifth-generation network in major subway lines in South Korea reached over 75 percent, a lawmaker said Monday, as the country races to boost nationwide coverage. The high-speed network’s accessibility stood at 76.3 percent across 12 subways lines in six major cities across the country, [...]

LG Electronics Signs Partnership with Italian Luxury Furniture Brand Molteni&C

LG Electronics Signs Partnership with Italian Luxury Furniture Brand Molteni&C

SEOUL, Oct. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — LG Electronics Inc. said Monday it has signed a partnership with Italian luxury furniture maker Molteni&C S.P.A. to better promote its high-end brand LG Signature. Under the deal, the two sides will collaborate in marketing, promotion and product development related with LG Signature home appliances, Molteni&C residential furniture and [...]