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Samsung Vice Chairman Focuses on New Growth Engines and CSR

Samsung Vice Chairman Focuses on New Growth Engines and CSR

SEOUL, Jan. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — A record-breaking performance last year by Samsung Electronics Co., immediately followed by the earnings shock the company experienced in the fourth quarter last year is clearly bad news for Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong, due to concerns that the company’s legendary semiconductor business may falter under his watch. [...]

Samsung Aims for 20 pct Market Share of 5G Devices

Samsung Aims for 20 pct Market Share of 5G Devices

SEOUL, Jan. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co.’s new assembly line at Suwon, Gyeonggi Province for 5G network communication devices began operation on Thursday, making it the second of its kind following the first assembly line built in Bac Ninh Province, Vietnam. The new assembly line was relocated from Gumi, North Gyeongsang Province to [...]

Samsung Opens Fine Dust Research Center

Samsung Opens Fine Dust Research Center

SEOUL, Jan. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Friday it has opened a fine dust research center to find technological solutions to counter the environmental and health threats it poses. The company said the new center, operated by Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology, will focus on carrying out research on fine dust particles. [...]

Most S. Korean College Students Want to Work at Samsung Electronics

Most S. Korean College Students Want to Work at Samsung Electronics

SEOUL, Dec. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — College students in South Korea have picked Samsung Electronics Co. as their preferred company to work for. According to Jobkorea, a South Korean job search portal, 14.1 percent of 1,190 university students said they wanted to work for the company. Samsung was followed by the Korea Electric Power Corp. [...]

Samsung Expected to Adopt ‘Punch Hole’ Display for Galaxy S10

Samsung Expected to Adopt ‘Punch Hole’ Display for Galaxy S10

SEOUL, Nov. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. is expected to adopt a full-screen display for the upcoming flagship Galaxy S10 smartphone that will come with a “punch hole” at the top for the camera, industry sources said Tuesday. According to the sources, including popular tech blogger Evan Blass, Samsung’s Galaxy S10 smartphone is [...]

Samsung to Deliver Apology on Work-related Diseases Next Week

Samsung to Deliver Apology on Work-related Diseases Next Week

SEOUL, Nov. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. plans to deliver an official apology on the long-standing dispute surrounding its former workers suffering from diseases apparently related to the working environments at its factories, the mediation committee said Wednesday. The apology is part of the agreement reached between one of the world’s leading makers [...]

Samsung Electronics to Release First Foldable Smartphone in March: Sources

Samsung Electronics to Release First Foldable Smartphone in March: Sources

SEOUL, Nov. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. plans to launch its first foldable smartphone in March, along with a fifth-generation (5G) network-powered Galaxy S10, industry sources said Monday. According to the sources, the South Korean tech giant plans to unveil the flagship Galaxy S10 smartphone in February, followed by the presumed foldable Galaxy [...]

Samsung to Lend Hand in Fostering 500 Startups

Samsung to Lend Hand in Fostering 500 Startups

SEOUL, Oct. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Wednesday it will support 500 startups over the next five years in response to the government’s call to bolster the national economy and create more jobs. The project comes as a follow-up of Samsung Electronics’ announcement made in August, when it vowed to invest a [...]