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Samsung Electronics Launches New Brands for Automobile Chips

Samsung Electronics Launches New Brands for Automobile Chips

SEOUL, Oct. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. on Tuesday launched a new brand of chips designed specifically for automobiles, reflecting its strategy of penetrating deeper into the industry. The world’s top chipmaker introduced the Exynos Auto brand, which will be used in processors customized for cars. The company also unveiled its ISOCELL Auto [...]

No. 1 Food Delivery App Begins Services for Single-person Households

No. 1 Food Delivery App Begins Services for Single-person Households

SEOUL, Oct. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s leading food delivery app Baedal Minjok, or Baemin for short, said Sunday it began services for single-member households to meet their growing demands. If they order food through Baemin services, consumers now can order food worth less than 10,000 won (US$8.80) for one person, the company said [...]

Hyundai Motor Invests in U.S. Neuroscience Startup

Hyundai Motor Invests in U.S. Neuroscience Startup

SEOUL, Oct. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — Hyundai Motor Co., South Korea’s largest carmaker by sales, said Wednesday it has invested in a U.S. neuroscience startup in a move to develop automated vehicles. The strategic investment in Perceptive Automata aims to allow Hyundai Motor to secure artificial intelligence-related technologies which could be utilized in the fields [...]

S. Korean Startup Launches Beta Version of Ride-hailing Service

S. Korean Startup Launches Beta Version of Ride-hailing Service

SEOUL, Oct. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean mobility startup VCNC said Monday it has launched a new ride-hailing service in Seoul and an adjacent city with 11-seat vans in a move to get around a local transportation law. VCNC said hundreds of its passenger vans offer a service called Tada in Seoul and Incheon, [...]

SK Innovation to Invest 400 bln Won to Build EV Battery Separator Plant in China

SK Innovation to Invest 400 bln Won to Build EV Battery Separator Plant in China

SEOUL, Oct. 7 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Innovation Co., South Korea’s largest refiner by sales, said Sunday that it will invest 400 billion won (US$353.8 million) to build a lithium-Ion battery separator plant in China. The company said it plans to break ground early next year for the plant that will make lithium-ion battery separator [...]

SK hynix Launches New NAND Flash Production Line

SK hynix Launches New NAND Flash Production Line

CHEONGJU, Oct. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s No. 2 chipmaker SK hynix Inc. on Thursday launched a new production line for NAND flash products under an estimated 20 trillion won (US$17.7 billion) project. The company said the new M15 line in Cheongju, located 140 kilometers south of Seoul, covers 60,000 square meters and will [...]