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Samsung, LG Introduce AI-based Air Conditioners

Samsung, LG Introduce AI-based Air Conditioners

SEOUL, Jan. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean home appliance makers have showcased their latest lineup of air conditioners with artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities and advanced air purification features to target the premium market, industry sources said Thursday. Industry leader Samsung Electronics Co. unveiled its latest wind-free air conditioners that gently disperse cold air through [...]

Samsung and Apple Retain Customers by Providing Better Warranty Service

Samsung and Apple Retain Customers by Providing Better Warranty Service

SEOUL, Jan. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — It was reported on January 9 that starting this month, Samsung Electronics Co. has decided to replace mobile device displays free of charge in the case of ‘burn-in’. Within one year of the original purchase, customers can have the display on their device replaced. Samsung has been providing free [...]

Samsung Set to Unveil 5G Smartphone in U.S. in H1

Samsung Set to Unveil 5G Smartphone in U.S. in H1

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 7 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Monday it plans to roll out its first fifth-generation (5G) Galaxy smartphone in the United States within the first half of the year. The global tech giant unveiled the ambitious plan during a press conference on its future vision and key business projects for [...]

Samsung Heir Lee Jae-yong Makes Surprise Appearance in Company Cafeteria

Samsung Heir Lee Jae-yong Makes Surprise Appearance in Company Cafeteria

SEOUL, Jan. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong made a surprise visit to the company’s cafeteria. During the morning of January 3, Lee visited Samsung Electronics’ Suwon plant and attended a ceremony celebrating the opening of a new production line that will produce 5G network communication equipment. His appearance was captured [...]

Samsung No. 1 in Number of Patents Filed for Self-driving Cars

Samsung No. 1 in Number of Patents Filed for Self-driving Cars

SEOUL, Dec. 31 (Korea Bizwire) – Samsung Electronics Co. filed the largest number of patents related to self-driving cars in Europe, data showed Monday, far above traditional automobile manufacturers. According to the data compiled by the European Patent Office (EPO), the number of applications related to self-driving cars filed in Europe came to 3,998 in [...]

Samsung Criticized for Joining Ties with ‘Knock-off’ Brand

Samsung Criticized for Joining Ties with ‘Knock-off’ Brand

SEOUL, Dec. 11 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics Co. came under fire after claiming that the company is partnering with a “knock-off” version of popular U.S. fashion brand Supreme, industry sources said. During the showcase event of the Galaxy A8s smartphone in China, Samsung said it is collaborating with Supreme, which [...]

Top Biz Group Operating Profits Down if Samsung Elec, SK hynix are Excluded

Top Biz Group Operating Profits Down if Samsung Elec, SK hynix are Excluded

SEOUL, Dec. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — The operating profits of South Korea’s listed companies belonging to the largest conglomerates contracted in the January-September period of this year if the numbers for Samsung Electronics Co. and SK hynix are excluded, a local business tracker said Sunday. The total for the 94 companies, not counting the two [...]

Court Acknowledges Correlation Between Leukemia, Working Environment

Court Acknowledges Correlation Between Leukemia, Working Environment

SEOUL, Nov. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — A South Korean court on Thursday ruled that an employee suffering from leukemia after working at Samsung Electronics Co.’s chip production line should be recognized as a victim of an industrial accident. The verdict is the latest chapter in a controversy centered on the safety of the work environment [...]