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S. Korea to Begin 5G Service in March: Finance Minister

S. Korea to Begin 5G Service in March: Finance Minister

SEOUL, Feb. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s finance minister said Wednesday that Seoul will become the first country in the world to start commercial operations of fifth-generation mobile network services next month. Hong Nam-ki made the announcement at a meeting with senior officials on innovation-led growth in Seoul. KT Corp., South Korea’s leading wireless [...]

Hyundai Motor Develops World’s First Fingerprint Recognition System for Cars

Hyundai Motor Develops World’s First Fingerprint Recognition System for Cars

SEOUL, Dec. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — Hyundai Motor Co. announced on Monday that it has developed the world’s first fingerprint recognition feature for automobiles. The company will first launch the system on the new Santa Fe, which will be introduced in China in the first quarter of next year, after which the feature will be [...]

New Scientific Breakthrough in Semiconductor Research

New Scientific Breakthrough in Semiconductor Research

POHANG, May 25 (Korea Bizwire) — New technology could make it possible to elevate the performance of semiconductors, as development in the area has remained stagnant in recent years. Spintronics and valleytronics are the latest technologies that could play a significant role in developing next generation semiconductors. Spintronics is the study of an electron’s spin [...]

Samsung, Qualcomm to Produce Industry’s First 10 nm Server Processor

Samsung, Qualcomm to Produce Industry’s First 10 nm Server Processor

SEOUL, Nov. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Thursday it will start mass production of Qualcomm Inc.’s new server processors manufactured with the 10 nm production process for the first time in the industry. Under the foundry deal, the South Korean tech giant said it will produce the Centriq 2400, which is aimed [...]

CJ CGV Opens First 4DX Movie Theater in Australia

CJ CGV Opens First 4DX Movie Theater in Australia

SEOUL, Oct. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — A subsidiary of South Korea’s largest cinema chain, CJ CGV, said Thursday it has recently opened its first 4DX movie theater in Australia. The new facility is situated inside the Australian cinema chain Village Cinemas’ venue at Century City Walk mall in downtown Melbourne, according to CJ 4DXPlex Co. [...]