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LG Electronics Joins Governing Council of Decentralized Public Network

LG Electronics Joins Governing Council of Decentralized Public Network

SEOUL, May 28 (Korea Bizwire) — LG Electronics Inc. announced Thursday it has joined the governing council of a public distributed ledger for building decentralized applications to better study advanced blockchain technologies. The South Korean firm is the sole home appliance maker to join the Hedera Governing Council and is its 14th member, joining global [...]

Samsung’s Q1 Smartphone Shipments Down 18 pct on Virus Impact

Samsung’s Q1 Smartphone Shipments Down 18 pct on Virus Impact

SEOUL, May 26 (Korea Bizewire) — Samsung Electronics Co.’s smartphone shipments plunged 18 percent on-year in the first quarter of the year amid the novel coronavirus pandemic, a report showed Tuesday, although it remained the top smartphone vendor around the globe. The South Korean tech firm shipped 59 million smartphones in the January-March period, down [...]

S. Korea’s Telecom Market Lacks Competition

S. Korea’s Telecom Market Lacks Competition

SEOUL, May 26 (Korea Bizewire) — South Korea’s telecommunications market dominated by three major firms lacks competition and needs to improve its structure to provide better services to consumers, a state-run think tank said Tuesday. The Korea Information Society Development Institute (KISDI) said although competition in the local telecom market, viewed as an oligopoly, has [...]

Korean Telcos Promote Baseball Content to Attract Fans at Home amid Pandemic

Korean Telcos Promote Baseball Content to Attract Fans at Home amid Pandemic

SEOUL, May 23 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean telecommunication firms said Saturday they have released various services and content related to the country’s professional baseball league as they try to attract baseball fans at home amid the coronavirus pandemic. The new Korea Baseball Organization (KBO) season started May 5 after South Korea managed to flatten [...]