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Samsung Display Vows to Tap Deeper into Curved, Slim Displays

Samsung Display Vows to Tap Deeper into Curved, Slim Displays

SEOUL, Aug. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Display Co. said Wednesday it plans to tap deeper into the premium liquid crystal display (LCD) business through premium, ultra-slim curved TVs. “Samsung Display will continue to roll out investment and develop technologies for the premium curved LCD,” the company said during a forum it hosted in China. [...]

SK Telecom Introduces Portable AI Device

SK Telecom Introduces Portable AI Device

SEOUL, Aug. 8 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea’s top mobile carrier SK Telecom Co. on Tuesday launched a portable edition of its artificial intelligence (AI) device NUGU, in a bid to expand its presence in the fast-growing sector. First released in September last year, NUGU is focused on providing household-related services. SK Telecom said the [...]

S. Korean Firms to Benefit from iPhone 8 Smartphone Release: Sources

S. Korean Firms to Benefit from iPhone 8 Smartphone Release: Sources

SEOUL, Aug. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean electronics companies are to benefit from the launch of Apple Inc.’s next flagship iPhone 8 smartphones expected to be launched later this year as they are providers of major electronic parts, industry sources said Sunday. Apple is forecast to release new iPhone models equipped with flexible organic [...]

LG to Adopt ‘OLED Full Vision’ on New Flagship Smartphone

LG to Adopt ‘OLED Full Vision’ on New Flagship Smartphone

SEOUL, Aug. 3 (Korea Bizwire) — LG Electronics Inc. said Thursday it plans to adopt what it calls organic light-emitting diode (OLED) Full Vision display for its new flagship smartphone set to be showcased later this month. The latest display marks an update from the 18:9 ratio Full Vision display that was adopted by the [...]

Galaxy S8 Series Wins Environment Certificate in U.S.

Galaxy S8 Series Wins Environment Certificate in U.S.

SEOUL, Aug. 1 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Tuesday its Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus smartphones won a top-level certificate from an environmental evaluation conducted in the United States. The South Korean tech giant said the smartphones won the Gold rating from the Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEAT), approved by the [...]

LG Display to Focus Capital Spending on OLED

LG Display to Focus Capital Spending on OLED

SEOUL, Jul. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — LG Display Co. said Thursday it will suspend making investments in liquid-crystal display (LCD) panels for TVs, and instead focus its efforts on developing the next-generation organic light-emitting diode (OLED) panels. “There will be no additional investment on LCD TVs,” said Han Sang-beom, the head of LG Display. “There [...]

LG Electronics Wins Safety Certificate for High-end Home Appliances

LG Electronics Wins Safety Certificate for High-end Home Appliances

SEOUL, Jul. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — LG Electronics Inc. said Wednesday it received a safety certificate from a U.S. evaluator for the high-end LG Signature home appliances. The South Korean tech giant said the approval was granted by U.S.-based safety certification firm Underwriter Laboratories on four premium Signature products — organic light-emitting diode (OLED) TV, [...]

LG Electronics Showcases 5 IoT Sensors for Households

LG Electronics Showcases 5 IoT Sensors for Households

SEOUL, Jul. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — LG Electronics Inc. on Monday showcased five different Internet-of-Things (IoT) sensors that can be utilized at homes, in line with the company’s push to build up its latest technology. IoT is a concept in which objects are connected to the Internet and can identify themselves to other devices in [...]