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Huawei Inks Partnership to Support S. Korea’s AI Companies

Huawei Inks Partnership to Support S. Korea’s AI Companies

SEOUL, June 19 (Korea Bizwire) — The Korean unit of Chinese tech giant Huawei Technologies Co. on Friday signed a partnership deal to support South Korea’s artificial intelligence (AI) businesses as it tries to expand its presence here. Under the deal with the Korean Artificial Intelligence Association, which represents some 300 startups in the AI [...]

Samsung’s Mobile Biz May Benefit from U.S. Ban on Huawei

Samsung’s Mobile Biz May Benefit from U.S. Ban on Huawei

SEOUL, May 19 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co.’s mobile business may benefit from the recent U.S. ban on Chinese tech giant Huawei Technologies Co., analysts here said Tuesday, amid its efforts to recover from the fallout from the novel coronavirus pandemic. The United States recently announced that it will block foreign chipmakers using American [...]

Huawei Eyes More Product Purchases, Investment in S. Korea amid U.S. Sanctions

Huawei Eyes More Product Purchases, Investment in S. Korea amid U.S. Sanctions

SEOUL, Dec. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — Chinese telecommunications behemoth Huawei Technologies Co. on Friday vowed to beef up its business in South Korea by increasing the purchase of parts for its network equipment and smartphones amid continued U.S. sanctions. Karl Song Kai, head of Huawei’s global media and communications, said Huawei also plans to increase [...]

Samsung Bolsters 5G Push with Integrated Chipset Launch This Year

Samsung Bolsters 5G Push with Integrated Chipset Launch This Year

SEOUL, Aug. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. plans to launch an integrated 5G chipset later this year to power upcoming 5G smartphones while decreasing size and power consumption, industry officials said Tuesday. Samsung, the world’s largest chip and smartphone maker, has been working on a mobile processor with a 5G modem built inside, [...]

Cheong Wa Dae: Huawei’s 5G No Immediate Threat to S. Korea’s National Security

Cheong Wa Dae: Huawei’s 5G No Immediate Threat to S. Korea’s National Security

SEOUL, Jun. 7 (Korea Bizwire) — A senior official at South Korea’s presidential office cautioned people here Friday against being excessively concerned about the impact of the possible involvement of Huawei, a Chinese telecom giant, in the country’s 5G network. “There’s no impact from the 5G (use) to the defense security of South Korea and [...]

Huawei Ban Puts S. Korean Tech Firms in Tricky Position

Huawei Ban Puts S. Korean Tech Firms in Tricky Position

SEOUL, May 27 (Korea Bizwire) – The U.S.’s decision to ban Huawei Technologies and pressure its allies to follow suit is sending a ripple effect through the South Korean tech industry that has contracts and connections with the Chinese telecom equipment and smartphone maker, analysts said Monday. President Donald Trump’s administration last week placed Huawei [...]

Samsung to Gain from Huawei’s Troubles: Fitch

Samsung to Gain from Huawei’s Troubles: Fitch

SEOUL, May 27 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co., the world’s largest maker of smartphones, is expected to solidify its position in the global smartphone market as troubles surrounding China’s Huawei Technologies Co. deepened amid an escalating trade feud between Washington and Beijing, Fitch Ratings said Monday. Google has said it will stop supplying its [...]