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Samsung Expects Chip Demand to Grow This Year

Samsung Expects Chip Demand to Grow This Year

SUWON, March 18 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co., the world’s largest memory chip maker, said Wednesday it expects this year’s chip demand to grow despite concerns over the novel coronavirus pandemic. During an annual shareholder meeting, Kim Ki-nam, who leads Samsung’s device solutions division, said that “external uncertainties” will continue this year but global [...]

Samsung Produces Smartphone Cases with Plastic Waste

Samsung Produces Smartphone Cases with Plastic Waste

SEOUL, March 18 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. will manufacture and sell accessories for smartphones and smartwatches with thread made by melting plastic waste. Samsung collaborated with Danish textile company Kvadrat to produce a case for the Galaxy S20 Plus and a strap accessory to the Galaxy Watch Active2, with fibers that recycled plastic [...]

Samsung Begins Mass Production of Industry’s Fastest Mobile Storage

Samsung Begins Mass Production of Industry’s Fastest Mobile Storage

SEOUL, March 17 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co., the world’s largest memory chip and smartphone maker, said Tuesday it has begun mass-producing the industry’s fastest mobile storage. The 512-gigabyte (GB) embedded universal flash storage (eUFS) 3.1 is in mass production for use in flagship smartphones, according to Samsung. The latest product delivers three times [...]

Samsung Unveils New LED Products to Improve Circadian Rhythm

Samsung Unveils New LED Products to Improve Circadian Rhythm

SEOUL, March 11 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. on Wednesday unveiled new lighting products that can help people maintain their circadian rhythm. The new LED packages, collectively known as LM302N, will help consumers regulate their melatonin levels indoors, according to the tech giant. “The benefits of using Samsung’s LM302N reach beyond the basic lighting [...]

Samsung’s Compliance Committee Urges Group Heir to Apologize over Succession, Labor Union Issues

Samsung’s Compliance Committee Urges Group Heir to Apologize over Succession, Labor Union Issues

SEOUL, March 11 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Group’s independent compliance committee on Wednesday urged group heir Lee Jae-yong to apologize over issues related to his succession and address problems regarding the conglomerate’s labor union policy. The seven-member committee said it sent a letter of suggestion to Lee — Samsung Electronics vice chairman and the de-facto [...]

Samsung Heir Visits Virus-hit Plant in S. Korea

Samsung Heir Visits Virus-hit Plant in S. Korea

SEOUL, March 3 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong visited one of the company’s South Korean plants affected by the new coronavirus on Tuesday and encouraged employees there to overcome the crisis. Lee, the heir apparent of Samsung Group, South Korea’s top conglomerate, inspected Samsung Electronics’ smartphone plant in the southeastern city [...]