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Galaxy Note 8 Boasts Top Display Performances: DisplayMate

Galaxy Note 8 Boasts Top Display Performances: DisplayMate

SEOUL, Aug. 29 (Korea Bizwire) – Samsung Display Co. said Tuesday the recently unveiled Galaxy Note 8, won top marks from U.S. industry tracker DisplayMate, for its stunning performance and high-end features. The display producer for Samsung Electronics Co. said the phablet became the first smartphone to win “Excellent A+” grade from DisplayMate. “The Galaxy [...]

Samsung Bioepis Gets Nod for Biosimilar Drug in Europe

Samsung Bioepis Gets Nod for Biosimilar Drug in Europe

SEOUL, Aug. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean biopharmaceutical firm Samsung Bioepis Co. said Friday it has won approval from European authorities for the sale of its biosimilar drug Imraldi. The European Commission (EC) accepted Samsung Bioepis’ application to sell the biosimilar referencing AbbVie Inc.’s Humira, the company said in a regulatory filing. The drug [...]

Girls’ Generation Tops Billboard’s World Albums Chart

Girls’ Generation Tops Billboard’s World Albums Chart

SEOUL, Aug. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — Girls’ Generation’s latest album “Holiday Night” rose to the top of Billboard’s World Albums chart, according to the music publication Wednesday. The K-pop girl group’s sixth full-length album, released on Aug. 4, stood at No. 1 on the chart for the week of Aug. 26, according to Billboard’s website. [...]

Hyundai Mobis Develops Bi-directional Onboard EV Charger

Hyundai Mobis Develops Bi-directional Onboard EV Charger

SEOUL, Aug. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — Hyundai Mobis Co., South Korea’s biggest auto parts maker, has developed a bi-directional onboard charger loadable on an electric vehicle, the company said Wednesday. The bi-directional onboard charger (OBC) allows an electric car that comes with it to charge itself at a charging station. It also allows the vehicle [...]

‘The War’ Becomes EXO’s 4th Million Seller Album

‘The War’ Becomes EXO’s 4th Million Seller Album

SEOUL, Aug. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — EXO’s “The War” has sold more than 1 million copies in less than one month, becoming the boy band’s fourth “million seller” record, its agency said Monday. The Korean and Chinese versions of EXO’s fourth full-length album have sold a combined 1.01 million copies to date, according to S.M. [...]

‘A Taxi Driver’ Draws Over 6.5 mln Viewers on 11th Day

‘A Taxi Driver’ Draws Over 6.5 mln Viewers on 11th Day

SEOUL, Aug. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — A Korean film about a pro-democracy uprising in the country has surpassed 6.5 million in attendance as of the 11th day of its run, the film’s distributor said Saturday. “A Taxi Driver” hit the threshold Friday, becoming the fastest film to reach the milestone this year, according to Showbox. [...]

King Sejong Institute’s Online Subscribers Surpass 100,000

King Sejong Institute’s Online Subscribers Surpass 100,000

SEOUL, Aug. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — The King Sejong Institute, a state-run Korean language education center, said Friday the number of subscribers on its online-learning website has surpassed 100,000. The subscriber volume for Nuri-Sejonghakdang (www.sejonghakdang.org), which stood at 60,000 in 2015, reached the milestone in just about 1 1/2 years, according to the institute. Launched [...]