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Sun, October 17, 2021 | 09:58
Samsung, Amazon tie up for content
Samsung Electronics is providing a premium video content streaming service for its ultra high-definition (UHD) televisions in cooperation with Amazon, the electronics company said Tuesday. The service will provide content based on Samsung’s next-generation video standards called “High Dynamic Range (HDR) 10 Plus” for the first time in the industry. Those who have a Samsung UHD TV or a quantum-dot light-emitting diode (QLED) TV will be able to access the service through “Amazon Prime Video” installed in the TV, according to the company.
| 2017-12-12 16:04
Signer Sean, center, poses with his children in a bobsleigh slide during watchmaker Omega’s ceremonial event for being the official timekeeper of 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games at the company’s store in Cheongdam-dong, Seoul, Tuesday. / Yonhap
LS wins $53 mil. cable deal in Kuwait
LS HongQi Cable, the China-based cable manufacturing unit of LS Cable & System, has struck a $53 million deal to provide extra high-voltage underground cables to the Ministry of Electricity and Water in Kuwait, the company said Tuesday.
| 2017-12-12 15:56
Gwangju plans to build complex for AI startups
Korea's first industrial complex dedicated for artificial intelligence (AI)-related businesses will be in Gwangju, according to the metropolitan city administration, Tuesday. The city plans to spend about 1 trillion won ($916 million) in building the complex. Starting in 2019, it will build a national AI research center and a campus while pushing and encouraging entrepreneurs to start AI-related startups in the next 10 years.
| 2017-12-11 18:39
Jumbo shrimp dumplings boosting Dongwon F&B's sales
Dongwon F&B is boosting its sales in the ready-made food market thanks to the popularity of its dumplings made with jumbo shrimps, the company said Monday. Highlighting that shrimp has become the most sought-after ingredient for dumplings replacing minced pork or beef meat, the nation's leading provider of ready-made and precooked products said it is seeking to solidify its p...
| 2017-12-11 18:10
Harim slammed for ordering Chinese chips
Harim Group Chairman Kim Hong-kuk is facing intensifying criticism for ordering new ships from China. Considering the dire situation of the Korean shipbuilding industry and the fact that the group's shipping affiliate was bailed out of financial difficulties by public funds, Kim's decision has come under fire. Earlier on Nov. 30, Pan Ocean, a Harim affiliate and the largest b...
| 2017-12-11 16:04
LG Display’s flexible organic light-emitting diode (OLED) lighting devices were on display at the company’s office in Seoul, Friday. The display maker launched its OLED lighting device brand “Luflex.” / Courtesy of LG Display
Hyundai Mobis to unveil future car techs at CES 2018
Hyundai Mobis will showcase diverse car technologies such as autonomous driving and eco-friendly vehicles at the upcoming Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas next year, the company said Thursday.
| 2017-12-07 16:30
POSCO production tops 20 mil. tons
POSCO has produced more than 20 million tons of molten metal using its unique “FINEX” iron manufacturing process, the company said Thursday. Produced over the last 10 years, the 20 million tons of molten metal can make 20 million mid-sized cars.
| 2017-12-07 15:53
ETRI develops telecom-based smart factory control technology
Korean researchers have developed a technology to remotely control smart factories using cellular telecom networks, according to the Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI), Wednesday. The institute said it has successfully demonstrated the industrial internet of things (IIoT) service, which enables control of factory automation systems on mobile devices,...
| 2017-12-06 16:50
Only 3 in 10 Koreans wash hands with soap after using toilet: survey
Academic activist protests Led Zeppelin's use of Rising Sun flag on anniversary T-shirts
Samsung forecast to feature 4 cameras, S Pen for S22
Eased COVID restrictions unlikely to lead to sudden increase in cases
Aviation, tourism industries rushing to prepare for 'living with COVID-19'
Filmmaker Park Chan-wook's quest to seek hidden beauty through photography
Woowa Bros. befuddled by increasing consumer dissatisfaction with Baemin
Chinese hired by geriatric hospital after hiding virus infection
A dirty misperception
Over half of businesses with migrant workers in Busan found violating labor laws
Daily life in Haiti after a series of environmental disasters and political unrest
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