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Samsung Says Foldable Phone Flexible, Built to Last

Samsung Says Foldable Phone Flexible, Built to Last

SEOUL, Feb. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. made a splash Thursday with its highly anticipated foldable Galaxy Fold, hoping to bring fresh momentum to the tepid smartphone market that has taken flak for offering very little innovation for years. The South Korean tech giant introduced the Galaxy Fold up front during its Unpacked [...]

Samsung Unveils Galaxy S10, 5G Model Alongside Foldable Phone

Samsung Unveils Galaxy S10, 5G Model Alongside Foldable Phone

SEOUL, Feb. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. on Thursday unveiled its latest flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S10, along with a 5G variant, expanding its product lineup to better target the premium market. The South Korean tech giant introduced four variants of the Galaxy S10 with new features, expanded storage and more battery power [...]

KT Launches Mobile App for Fine Dust Map

KT Launches Mobile App for Fine Dust Map

SEOUL, Feb. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — KT Corp., South Korea’s leading telecommunications company, said Monday it launched an air quality monitoring application to provide detailed information on fine dust across the nation. The new mobile app, Air Map Korea, provides real-time information on fine-dust levels and suggests useful information for daily lives to address rising [...]

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 [...]