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Samsung’s Galaxy Z Fold 2 Tipped to Sell 500,000 Units This Year

Samsung’s Galaxy Z Fold 2 Tipped to Sell 500,000 Units This Year

SEOUL, Aug. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co.’s upcoming foldable smartphone — the Galaxy Z Fold 2 — is expected to sell around 500,000 units this year, larger than its predecessor, a report showed Wednesday. The South Korean tech giant will introduce the latest handset, which folds horizontally like a book, at the Galaxy [...]

Air Conditioner Sales Drop Sharply as Record Long Rainy Season Drags On

Air Conditioner Sales Drop Sharply as Record Long Rainy Season Drags On

SEOUL, Aug. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — Unlike previous weather forecasts that predicted a record hot summer this year, South Korea is now in the midst of a record-breaking rainy season, dealing a blow to some domestic electronics companies. Based on the Korea Meteorological Administration’ previous forecasts that this year would have a record hot summer, [...]

Samsung Features BTS in Second Teaser for New Mobile Devices Event

Samsung Features BTS in Second Teaser for New Mobile Devices Event

SEOUL, Aug. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. has unveiled a second teaser for its new mobile devices launch event featuring K-pop group BTS, as the tech titan seeks to boost gadget sales amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The teaser, released Monday, features BTS, online video game Fortnite streamer Myth and American singer Khalid and [...]

SK Telecom to Develop Delivery Robot Service Using 5G Tech

SK Telecom to Develop Delivery Robot Service Using 5G Tech

SEOUL, Aug. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s top mobile carrier SK Telecom Co. said Tuesday it has partnered with the country’s top delivery operator Woowa Brothers Corp. to develop a robot delivery service using 5G technology. The two companies signed an agreement to introduce SK Telecom’s 5G mobile edge computing (MEC) technology into Woowa [...]

New Camera Can Spot People Who Cough or Sneeze, Sensing the Risk of COVID-19 Infection

New Camera Can Spot People Who Cough or Sneeze, Sensing the Risk of COVID-19 Infection

DAEJEON, Aug. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — A new camera has been developed to indicate the location of people who cough or sneeze as an image by recognizing the sound of coughing on a real-time basis, the South Korea’s top engineering and technology university said Monday. The camera is expected to contribute to preventing the spread [...]