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Vietnamese Science Minister Presents Smartphone to S. Korea

Vietnamese Science Minister Presents Smartphone to S. Korea

SEOUL, Dec. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — Vietnamese science minister was found to have recently presented a smartphone made by Vietnamese technology to his South Korean counterpart. According to Vietnamese media outlet, Vietnamese Minister of Science and Technology Chu Ngoc Anh gave South Korean Science and ICT Minister Choi Ki-young a Vsmart Live, a smartphone produced [...]

Samsung to Roll Out Galaxy Fold in More Countries

Samsung to Roll Out Galaxy Fold in More Countries

SEOUL, Dec. 1 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. is planning to launch the Galaxy Fold in more countries, including Brazil, New Zealand and Chile, as its first foldable device draws stronger-than-expected market response, industry sources said Sunday. According to the sources, the world’s largest smartphone maker is considering releasing the device in some 30 [...]

Galaxy Fold Ranked as 19th-best Smartphone by Consumer Reports

Galaxy Fold Ranked as 19th-best Smartphone by Consumer Reports

SEOUL, Nov. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — Despite its innovative functions and design, Samsung Electronics Co.’s Galaxy Fold was ranked as the 19th-best smartphone by U.S. Consumer Reports due to its bulky design and weak internal durability. Samsung’s first foldable device scored 85 points in the smartphone reviews by the influential American consumer magazine, behind the [...]

LG Electronics Buys into U.S. Laundry Startup

LG Electronics Buys into U.S. Laundry Startup

SEOUL, Nov. 1 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s LG Electronics Inc. said Friday it recently purchased a stake in U.S. laundry startup Washlava and supplied it with washing machines and dryers. LG Electronics, however, didn’t disclose the level of its interest in the Tampa-based company, which operates smartphone-exclusive laundromats, or the amount invested. The electronics [...]

LG Electronics Q3 Net Down 30.5 pct on Sluggish Mobile Biz

LG Electronics Q3 Net Down 30.5 pct on Sluggish Mobile Biz

SEOUL, Oct. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — LG Electronics Inc. said Wednesday its third-quarter net profit dropped 30.5 percent from a year earlier due to its lackluster mobile business. The South Korean electronics maker said its net earnings stood at 345.7 billion won (US$296 million) in the July-September period, compared with 497.1 billion won a year [...]