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Driving Innovation, Samsung Electronics Fosters Promising Tech Startups

Driving Innovation, Samsung Electronics Fosters Promising Tech Startups

SEOUL, Nov. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — When Joung Ji-won, the founder and CEO of Algocare Lab, decided to apply for a venture incubator program of Samsung Electronics Co. last year, her startup was in its third year of operation and already recognized for its innovative ideas for personalized nutrition management. Still, she found it challenging [...]

Samsung Smart TVs Certified by British Royal National Institute of Blind People for Web Accessibility

Samsung Smart TVs Certified by British Royal National Institute of Blind People for Web Accessibility

SEOUL, Nov. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Wednesday that its 2022 Smart TVs have been certified by the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) in Britain for the second time for their web accessibility for visually impaired persons. Samsung’s Smart TVs use a voice guidance system to provide assistance with using [...]

Samsung Agonizes over Stockpile of Inventory Assets amid Weak Chip Demand

Samsung Agonizes over Stockpile of Inventory Assets amid Weak Chip Demand

SEOUL, Nov. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co., the world’s largest memory chip maker, is agonizing over its growing stockpile of inventory amid a slowdown in chip demand worldwide. According to company data, its third-quarter inventory assets amounted to 57.3 trillion won (US$40.4 billion) after passing the 41 trillion won mark in the fourth [...]

Samsung Unveils One UI 5, Expanded Collaboration with Google at Tech Conference

Samsung Unveils One UI 5, Expanded Collaboration with Google at Tech Conference

SEOUL, Oct. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. on Thursday showcased its latest updates to software and services at an annual tech conference, which it said were aimed at improving overall user experience through technology innovations. At the Samsung Developer Conference (SDC) 2022 in San Francisco, the South Korean tech giant unveiled the upgraded, [...]

More Rest in Pandemic Era, but Sleep Quality Deteriorating: Study

More Rest in Pandemic Era, but Sleep Quality Deteriorating: Study

SEOUL, Oct. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — During the pandemic era, people worldwide have been sleeping slightly longer while the overall quality of sleep has deteriorated, the South Korean tech giant said Tuesday, citing its recent study. Samsung Electronics Co. conducted a survey of Galaxy Watch smartwatch users worldwide from January 2018 to June 2021, which [...]

Samsung, SK Vow Efforts for Smooth Operations in China Despite U.S. Chip Export Curbs

Samsung, SK Vow Efforts for Smooth Operations in China Despite U.S. Chip Export Curbs

SEOUL, Oct. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. and SK hynix Inc. of South Korea will strive for smooth business operations in China, in spite of the latest U.S. export controls, on the basis of continued consultations with governments concerned, according to officials of the firms Sunday. The Joe Biden administration announced a set [...]

Samsung Electronics Q3 Profit Estimated to Have Declined 31.7 pct On-year

Samsung Electronics Q3 Profit Estimated to Have Declined 31.7 pct On-year

SEOUL, Oct. 7 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Friday its preliminary third-quarter operating profit declined by nearly 32 percent from a year earlier, as the company has faced macroeconomic headwinds that weakened consumer demand for electronic devices. The world’s largest memory chip and mobile phone maker said its operating profit for the three [...]