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Samsung Electronics’ Reputation Plunges on Heir’s Arrest

Samsung Electronics’ Reputation Plunges on Heir’s Arrest

SEOUL, Sept. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co.’s reputation plunged in 2017 compared with the year before, industry data showed Tuesday, apparently due to the arrest of its de facto head coupled with the Galaxy Note 7 debacle. According to the U.S.-based Reputation Institute, Samsung’s ranking in terms of corporate social responsibility plunged 69 [...]

Kakao’s AI System Kakao I Integrated with Samsung’s Voice Recognition Program Bixby

Kakao’s AI System Kakao I Integrated with Samsung’s Voice Recognition Program Bixby

SEOUL, Sept. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s top mobile messenger operator Kakao Corp. said Thursday it has partnered with tech giant Samsung Electronics Co. in the artificial intelligence (AI) sector to tap deeper into the burgeoning industry. Kakao I, the company’s AI platform, will be integrated with Samsung’s voice recognition program, Bixby, to allow [...]

Samsung Selects IDT Wireless Power for Galaxy Note8

Samsung Selects IDT Wireless Power for Galaxy Note8

SAN JOSE, CALIFORNIA, Sept. 13 (Korea Bizwire) - Integrated Device Technology, Inc. (IDT) (NASDAQ:IDTI) today announced that IDT and Samsung have again collaborated to deliver fast wireless charging for Samsung’s next-level Note device, the new Galaxy Note8, featuring Samsung’s most advanced wireless charging capabilities to date. Samsung and IDT continue their history and success of integrated wireless [...]

Samsung, LG to Deal Jointly with U.S. Washer Safeguard Probe

Samsung, LG to Deal Jointly with U.S. Washer Safeguard Probe

SEOUL, Sept. 7 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean home appliance giants Samsung Electronics Co. and LG Electronics Inc. will work together to deal with a U.S. safeguard probe of their washing machines, sources said Thursday. In June, the U.S. government started a safeguard investigation into foreign washers, mostly made by South Korean companies, at the [...]

Samsung Heavy Industries and Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering to Win Combined $1.5 Billion Deal

Samsung Heavy Industries and Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering to Win Combined $1.5 Billion Deal

SEOUL, Aug. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — Two South Korean shipbuilders — Samsung Heavy Industries Co. and Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. — are expected to win a combined US$1.5 billion deal, industry sources said Wednesday. According to industry tracker TradeWinds, the Mediterranean Shipping Co. (MSC) is working on an order for up to 11 [...]

Samsung Joins 20th Century Fox, Panasonic For HDR(High Dynamic Range) Alliance

Samsung Joins 20th Century Fox, Panasonic For HDR(High Dynamic Range) Alliance

SEOUL, Aug. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Monday it agreed to join U.S. 20th Century Fox and Japan-based Panasonic Corp. to expand the ecosystem for the High Dynamic Range (HDR) 10 Plus technology. The South Korean tech giant said the companies agreed to establish an alliance for the HDR 10 Plus technology. [...]

Samsung Yet to Decide on Price of Galaxy Note 8 Amid Government Push for Telecom Cost Cuts

Samsung Yet to Decide on Price of Galaxy Note 8 Amid Government Push for Telecom Cost Cuts

SEOUL, Aug. 28 (Korea Bizwire) – Samsung Electronics Co. is having a hard time setting local prices of its newly showcased phablet, the Galaxy Note 8, as the South Korean government is pushing to cut down telecom costs, industry sources said Monday. Last week, Samsung showcased the 6.3-inch Galaxy Note 8 with a dual-camera and [...]

Samsung’s Mobile Head Confident of Galaxy Note 8 Success

Samsung’s Mobile Head Confident of Galaxy Note 8 Success

SEOUL, Aug. 24 (Korea Bizwire) – The chief of Samsung Electronics Co.’s mobile business unit on Thursday expressed confidence over the success of the Galaxy Note 8 phablet just showcased in New York, claiming the device will help the company promptly regain consumers’ trust. “The Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus released in the first half [...]