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S. Korean Rechargeable Battery Producers Focusing on Different Markets

S. Korean Rechargeable Battery Producers Focusing on Different Markets

SEOUL, Feb. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s top two leading rechargeable battery producers are focusing on different markets as they strive to expand their global presence in this key industry, market watchers said Wednesday. LG Chem Ltd. and Samsung SDI Co. have been moving in different directions as the worldwide market for high-capacity batteries [...]

Battery Life, Performance and Stability Biggest Concerns for 5G Smartphones

Battery Life, Performance and Stability Biggest Concerns for 5G Smartphones

SEOUL, Jan. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — Queried about the biggest concerns with using 5G smartphones, the majority of respondents in a new survey pointed to battery life, overheating, and durability. LG Electronics Inc. conducted a survey of 1,000 smartphone users in South Korea and the United States, 65.3 percent of whom said they were most [...]

New Legislation Allows for Small-scale Electricity Brokerage Businesses

New Legislation Allows for Small-scale Electricity Brokerage Businesses

SEOUL, Dec. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — A simple method to allow for the sale of electricity stored in electric car batteries is coming to South Korea. The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy announced on December 12 that it had completed a revision enforcement decree to electric utility legislation and was introducing the so-called ‘Small-scale [...]