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Samsung, LG Launch Air Conditioners with Upgraded AI, Easy Cleaning Features

Samsung, LG Launch Air Conditioners with Upgraded AI, Easy Cleaning Features

SEOUL, Jan. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean home appliance makers are already gearing up for the summer season as they introduced their latest lineup of air conditioners to attract consumers here. Samsung Electronics Co. and LG Electronics Inc. launched the 2020 versions of their air conditioners this week, emphasizing upgraded artificial intelligence (AI) and [...]

SKT Eyes Cooperation with Microsoft on Xbox Game Development

SKT Eyes Cooperation with Microsoft on Xbox Game Development

SEOUL, Jan. 15 (Korea Bizwire) – SK Telecom Co., South Korea’s top mobile carrier, said Wednesday it aims to expand cooperation with Microsoft Corp. on console games. SKT said it plans to support the development of games for Xbox, a home video game console manufactured by Microsoft, by boosting investment and marketing activities. To initiate [...]

Samsung, LG to Intensify Tech War over TVs After CES

Samsung, LG to Intensify Tech War over TVs After CES

SEOUL, Jan. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — After a brief pause, Samsung Electronics Co. and LG Electronics Inc. are set to intensify their tech battle in TVs with their latest and cutting-edge technologies, industry insiders said Wednesday. Samsung and LG were the two main players anchoring South Korea at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2020, which [...]

Korean Scientists Develop Eco-friendly Production Tech for Materials Used in Cosmetics and Plastic

Korean Scientists Develop Eco-friendly Production Tech for Materials Used in Cosmetics and Plastic

SEOUL, Jan. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — The Korea Research Institute of Bioscience and Biotechnology (KRIBB) said Tuesday that it has developed a technology to produce sebacic acid, a common component of cosmetics and other products, in an eco-friendly method. Sebacic acid is a dicarboxylic acid, made up of 10 carbon, and is used in the [...]

LG Joins Hands with U.S. Firm for In-vehicle Infotainment System

LG Joins Hands with U.S. Firm for In-vehicle Infotainment System

SEOUL, Jan. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — LG Electronics Inc. said Tuesday it has signed a partnership with U.S.-based automotive voice recognition solutions provider Cerence Inc. to develop an in-vehicle infotainment (IVI) system. Under the deal, which was signed on the sidelines of Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada, last week, LG and Cerence will [...]

Samsung to Buy U.S. Network Service Provider to Expand 5G Infrastructure

Samsung to Buy U.S. Network Service Provider to Expand 5G Infrastructure

SEOUL, Jan. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Tuesday it will acquire U.S. network service provider TeleWorld Solutions (TWS) Inc. to better provide 5G infrastructure and solutions. Under the deal, TWS will be a wholly owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics America Inc., according to the South Korean tech giant. Samsung didn’t reveal the [...]

SKT Forms Task Force with 5 Asian Telcos on 5G Mobile Edge Computing

SKT Forms Task Force with 5 Asian Telcos on 5G Mobile Edge Computing

SEOUL, Jan. 13 (Korea Bizwire) –- SK Telecom Co. (SKT), South Korea’s largest mobile carrier, said Monday it has formed an international task force with five Asian telecommunication firms to develop 5G mobile edge computing (MEC) technologies and services. Led by SKT, Global MEC TF will be comprised of Hong Kong’s PCCW Global Ltd. and [...]