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Samsung to Lend Hand in Fostering 500 Startups

Samsung to Lend Hand in Fostering 500 Startups

SEOUL, Oct. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Wednesday it will support 500 startups over the next five years in response to the government’s call to bolster the national economy and create more jobs. The project comes as a follow-up of Samsung Electronics’ announcement made in August, when it vowed to invest a [...]

S. Korean Smartphone Makers Join Trend of Multi-camera Handsets

S. Korean Smartphone Makers Join Trend of Multi-camera Handsets

SEOUL, Oct. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean smartphone makers have released smartphones with three or more rear cameras in line with rising demand from the industry for handsets with premium photography features. Samsung Electronics showcased the Galaxy A9 smartphone earlier this week, which marked its first handset to come with a whopping four rear [...]

International School in Singapore Adopts Samsung Flip

International School in Singapore Adopts Samsung Flip

SEOUL, Sept. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — Singapore Korean International School has chosen to install Samsung Flip, an interactive whiteboard developed by Samsung Electronics, in its classrooms. According to Samsung Electronics, the school decided to adopt the Flip because of its capacity to connect education information with smartphone devices, allowing for improved communications between students and [...]

Samsung Sticks to High Price Policy for Galaxy S8, S9 in Home Market

Samsung Sticks to High Price Policy for Galaxy S8, S9 in Home Market

SEOUL, Sept. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. has been keeping the price of the Galaxy S8 and S9 smartphones high in South Korea in contrast to discounts offered in overseas markets, data showed Tuesday. According to the data compiled by the Korea Communications Commission, the price of the 64 gigabyte edition of the [...]

Samsung Showcases Air Dresser Clothes Refresher, Challenges LG

Samsung Showcases Air Dresser Clothes Refresher, Challenges LG

SEOUL, Aug. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. on Tuesday showcased a new garment care appliance that allows users to remove dust and odor at home, seeking to take a slice of the market from LG Electronics Inc.’s Styler, which has dominated the segment. The tech giant’s release of a clothes refresher apparently came [...]

LG Electronics to Bolster Audio Biz Through XBOOM Brand

LG Electronics to Bolster Audio Biz Through XBOOM Brand

SEOUL, Aug. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — LG Electronics Inc. said Monday it plans to penetrate deeper into the global audio business with its XBOOM products made through collaboration with Britain-based Meridian Audio. The South Korean company, which released South Korea’s first radio in 1959, said it aims to become one of the leading audio brands [...]