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Reporter : Baek Byung-yeul
Tue, February 27, 2024 | 09:07
Late Samsung chairman's love of animals helps change Korea's pet culture
Late Samsung Group Chairman Lee Kun-hee’s (1942-2020) love of animals is being rediscovered through his efforts to preserve Jindo dogs, an indigenous Korean breed, and transform the country’s pet culture. Samsung recently celebrated the 30th anniversary of its guide dog training school, also founded by the late leader, according to the group, Tuesday.
LG Electronics launches world's 1st foldable laptop
A model poses with LG Electronics’ foldable LG Gram Fold laptop, Monday. The company said it launched the world’s first foldable laptop that can transform into a 12-inch laptop when folded and 17-inch tablet PC when unfolded. Courtesy of LG Electronics
Upstage to create AI model evaluation platform with state-run agency
Upstage, a local AI startup, will create a large language model (LLM) evaluation platform with the state-run National Information Society Agency (NIA) in order to improve the competitiveness of Korean-based AI platform companies, the company said Monday.
SK Telecom, OpenAI discover AI services for humanity
SK Telecom successfully concluded Prompter Day Seoul 2023, a global AI hackathon event jointly held with U.S. AI company OpenAI, to discover teams developing AI services for the benefit of humanity, the company said Monday.
Generative AI startups come together to expand ecosystem
Local startups specialized in generative AI gathered together to launch the Generative AI Startup Association (GAISA), which will create an ecosystem for domestic companies and explore collaboration opportunities in the emerging sector, they said Monday.
LG Chem to build LFP cathode plant with Huayou in Morocco
LG Chem agreed to build an LFP (lithium-phosphate-iron) cathode material plan with China’s Huayou Group in Morocco, which has a free trade agreement with the U.S., to mass produce cathode materials from 2026, the Korean company said Sunday.
Samsung, SK relieved by revised chip restrictions on China
Samsung Electronics and SK hynix appear to be breathing a sigh of relief over the U.S. CHIPS and Science Act’s guardrails as the regulation, which aims to restrict China’s chip development technology, limits the expansion of advanced semiconductor production capacity to no more than 5 percent in China, according to industry officials and experts, Sunday.
JTI Korea joins Jongno clean-up
Figure 1Employees of Japan Tobacco International (JTI) Korea pose after completing a community clean-up activity in downtown Seoul, Sept. 14. The company said Tuesday that about 40 employees joined the half-day volunteer activity, walking around central Jongno District to pick up litter and sort recyclables. Courtesy of JTI Korea
LG CNS, IGIS Asset Management join hands for data center, logistics
LG CNS forged a partnership with real estate investor IGIS Asset Management to develop new businesses such as cloud data centers and micro fulfillment centers (MFCs), the company said Wednesday.
Merck emphasizes digitalization in semiconductor market
Merck, a German science and technology company, noted that the semiconductor industry should embrace AI and machine learning for digital transformation, according to its Korean unit Wednesday.