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Samsung Unveils Upcoming Foldable Smartphone

Samsung Unveils Upcoming Foldable Smartphone

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. on Wednesday showcased its upcoming smartphone with a foldable display slated to be released in the early part of 2019. At the Samsung Developer Conference 2018 held in San Francisco, the South Korean tech giant outlined some specs of its much-anticipated Infinity Flex Display technology, [...]

Samsung Electronics to Tap Market for Commercial Washers

Samsung Electronics to Tap Market for Commercial Washers

SEOUL, Nov. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Tuesday it will make a full-fledged effort to penetrate deeper into the business-to-business washer industry and release products optimized for corporate clients. The South Korean tech giant said the decision comes as the local market for commercial washers is expected to grow 50 percent annually [...]

Kia Launches Mobile App to Enhance Customer Service

Kia Launches Mobile App to Enhance Customer Service

SEOUL, Nov. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — Kia Motors Corp., South Korea’s second-largest carmaker by sales, on Monday launched a mobile application to enhance customer services ranging from car purchases to used car sales. The KIA VIK mobile app allows Kia customers to check prices of Kia vehicles, test drive the vehicles they are considering buying, [...]

SK Innovation and SK E&S Build Large-Scale Energy Storage System in Ulsan

SK Innovation and SK E&S Build Large-Scale Energy Storage System in Ulsan

SEOUL, Nov. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Innovation Co. and SK E&S Co. announced yesterday a ribbon cutting ceremony for a new energy storage system (ESS) at Ulsan Complex (Ulsan CLX), SK’s main production center. An ESS captures energy produced at periods when energy consumption is low for use at a later time when energy [...]

Kia Motors Launches 2 Programs Targeting Current Kia Owners and Rentals

Kia Motors Launches 2 Programs Targeting Current Kia Owners and Rentals

SEOUL, Oct. 31 (Korea Bizwire) — Kia Motors Corp. will be launching two new “mobility programs,” making it easier for those who currently rent or own Kia vehicles on a long-term basis to have their existing vehicles replaced for newer models. Kia’s “switch” program caters to rentals of the car maker’s new K7 and Sorento [...]

Bodyfriend Introduces World’s First “Brain Massage” Function

Bodyfriend Introduces World’s First “Brain Massage” Function

SEOUL, Oct. 31 (Korea Bizwire) — Bodyfriend Inc., the manufacturer of massage chairs, has revealed that its new massage chairs feature the world’s first “brain massage” function. At a press conference yesterday at the Four Seasons Hotel in Seoul, Bodyfriend introduced the massage chairs equipped with the brain massage function. According to Bodyfriend, the brain [...]

Shinsegae Launches Restaurant Queue App

Shinsegae Launches Restaurant Queue App

SEOUL, Sept. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — Shinsegae Group, which operates high-end department stores throughout the nation, announced that it is launching a new smartphone app that will allow shoppers to check, in real-time, the wait time at restaurants situated within Shinsegae malls. Through the service, which launched at Shinsegae’s Gangnam branch yesterday and will roll [...]

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 [...]