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Local Businesses Join Hands to Create Connected Car Ecosystem

Local Businesses Join Hands to Create Connected Car Ecosystem

SEOUL, Nov. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — A variety of South Korean businesses, including those specializing in automobiles, self-driving technology, semiconductors for automobiles, and telecommunications software will unite forces to create a connected car ecosystem. The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy announced that it hosted an inauguration ceremony for the Connected Car Alliance in Yeouido, [...]

Naver Expresses Intention to Participate in Saudi’s Neom Project

Naver Expresses Intention to Participate in Saudi’s Neom Project

SEOUL, Nov. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean internet portal giant Naver Corp. on Wednesday expressed its intention to participate in Saudi Arabia’s lucrative Neom smart city project with its up-to-date digital twin technology. “Neom city is a future project to create a fully smart city based on many high-end technologies,” said Kang Sang-chul of [...]

Automotive Electronics Emerges as New Hope for Samsung, LG

Automotive Electronics Emerges as New Hope for Samsung, LG

SEOUL, Nov. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — Automotive electronics is emerging as a source of optimism for Samsung Electronics Co. and LG Electronics Inc. amid sluggish semiconductor and TV sales. Samsung’s subsidiary Harman International, a major maker of in-car entertainment systems and car audio equipment, posted sales of 3.63 trillion won and operating profits of 310 [...]

Samsung Unveils One UI 5, Expanded Collaboration with Google at Tech Conference

Samsung Unveils One UI 5, Expanded Collaboration with Google at Tech Conference

SEOUL, Oct. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. on Thursday showcased its latest updates to software and services at an annual tech conference, which it said were aimed at improving overall user experience through technology innovations. At the Samsung Developer Conference (SDC) 2022 in San Francisco, the South Korean tech giant unveiled the upgraded, [...]

Samsung PCs Have Dominated S. Korean Market for Almost 3 Decades: Data

Samsung PCs Have Dominated S. Korean Market for Almost 3 Decades: Data

SEOUL, Sept. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — Personal computers made by Samsung Electronics Co. have dominated the South Korean market for close to an entire generation, data showed Sunday. Market researcher IDC Korea reported that Samsung computers have retained first place in the domestic market for a period of 27 years and six months dating back [...]

Samsung Electronics to Hold Annual Developers’ Conference Next Month in U.S.

Samsung Electronics to Hold Annual Developers’ Conference Next Month in U.S.

SEOUL, Sept. 7 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Wednesday it will hold an annual global conference for developers in the United States next month to discuss its home automation platform for connected devices. The Samsung Developer Conference (SDC) will be held at Moscone North in San Francisco on Oct. 12, both in person [...]

Microsoft Launches Comprehensive Tech Support Program for S. Korean Startups

Microsoft Launches Comprehensive Tech Support Program for S. Korean Startups

SEOUL, Aug. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — Microsoft Corp. on Monday announced the launch of a comprehensive tech support program for promising startups in South Korea to help up-and-coming companies expand globally. The Microsoft Launcher program plans to offer up to 500 million won (US$370,000) worth of support to a select number of startups, according to [...]

Private Coding Schools Respond to Govt’s Digital Talent Nurturing Plan

Private Coding Schools Respond to Govt’s Digital Talent Nurturing Plan

SEOUL, Aug. 29 (Korea Bizwire) – The private coding education industry is scrambling to cater to an increase in demand after a recent government decision to nurture digital talent. The government plan includes doubling the time spent on IT education at elementary and middle schools, introducing a programming course as a mandatory part of the [...]

Union Members of Five Naver Affiliates Vote to Take Collective Action

Union Members of Five Naver Affiliates Vote to Take Collective Action

SEOUL, July 19 (Korea Bizwire) — The union members of five Naver Corp. affiliates have voted to take various forms of collective action. The South Korean search giant’s labor union, ‘Joint Statement,’ said Monday that the union members of five Naver affiliates, including Ntech Service, NIT Service, Green Web Service, Incomes, and CommPartners, all voted [...]