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Samsung Galaxy S9 Likely to Feature Variable Aperture

Samsung Galaxy S9 Likely to Feature Variable Aperture

SEOUL, Jan. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co.’s Galaxy S9 smartphone appears likely to feature a variable aperture camera, according to industry sources and news reports. The new smartphone, set to be unveiled next month, reportedly has a camera that can be moved from a very fast aperture of f/1.5 to a slightly slower [...]

Samsung, LG to Release New AI-based Air Conditioners This Month: Sources

Samsung, LG to Release New AI-based Air Conditioners This Month: Sources

SEOUL, Jan. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean air conditioner manufacturers will begin selling new air conditioners this month, well ahead of summer, promoting models with artificial intelligence (AI) and the Internet of Things (IoT) technology, industry sources said Tuesday. IoT is a concept in which objects are connected to the Internet and identify themselves [...]

Samsung Elec, LG Display Get Spotlight at CES

Samsung Elec, LG Display Get Spotlight at CES

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — New products from South Korea’s Samsung and LG received rave reviews from multiple foreign media after their showcase at the Consumer Electronics Show under way here Thursday. Samsung Electronics’ “The Wall,” the first MicroLED TV, and the rollable display from LG Display stood out the most, being selected [...]

Despite Record Profits, Concerns Loom Over Samsung’s Future

Despite Record Profits, Concerns Loom Over Samsung’s Future

SEOUL, Jan. 10 (Korea Bizwire) – Although growing semiconductor sales are powering record profits, the future of South Korea’s most famous conglomerate remains murky at best. In the face of the absence of the imprisoned Lee Jae-yong, who is seen as the de facto head of the Samsung group, and growing competition in the semiconductor industry [...]

Female Semiconductor Workers Face Increased Risk of Leukemia

Female Semiconductor Workers Face Increased Risk of Leukemia

SEOUL, Jan. 10 (Korea Bizwire) – A new report has found that female semiconductor workers in South Korea are nearly two and a half times more likely to develop leukemia than workers in other occupations. The worrying revelation comes as data released by the Korea Occupational Safety and Health Agency shows that female workers in the [...]

Samsung to Supply 5G Solutions to Verizon

Samsung to Supply 5G Solutions to Verizon

SEOUL, Jan. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Thursday it has clinched a deal with U.S. mobile carrier Verizon Communications to supply commercial fifth-generation network equipment. Samsung and Verizon plan to kick off commercial 5G services in Sacramento, California, over the second half of 2018, the South Korean tech giant said in a [...]

Shipments of Premium TVs on Rise amid Samsung’s Lead

Shipments of Premium TVs on Rise amid Samsung’s Lead

SEOUL, Jan. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — The global market for premium televisions sized 75 inches and larger is set to rise sharply in 2018, industry data showed Tuesday, with Samsung Electronics Co. also posting a steep growth. According to the data compiled by industry tracker IHS Markit, the global sales of such televisions is anticipated [...]