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Dacor to Launch Full Lineup of Premium Kitchen Applianc
Dacor to Launch Full Lineup of Premium Kitchen Appliances at KBIS 2017
Dacor, a luxury kitchen appliance manufacturer acquired by Samsung Electronics in August 2016, today announces plans to unveil a new full lineup of premium household appliances at The Kitchen & Bath Industry Show 2017 in Orlando, Florida.KBIS hosts over 2,500 exhibitors annually from various home ap
LG and Dolby Laboratories Unveil NewDolby Vision-Capabl
LG Electronics (LG) and Dolby Laboratories, Inc. today announced the LG UP970 Ultra HD Blu-ray player, LG’s first 4K Blu-ray player which will support Dolby Vision™ high-dynamic-range (HDR) imaging.LG’s UP970 Ultra HD Blu-ray player delivers a more immer...
Samsung NEXT Announces $150M Fund to Expand Global Supp
Samsung NEXT (formerly Samsung Global Innovation Center) today announced the creation of the Samsung NEXT Fund, a $150 million venture capital investment fund, to increase Samsung’s global support of early stage startups pursuing advanced software and services...
LG SIGNATURE OLED TV W Pushes TV Design into a New Dime
LG Electronics (LG) took the stage at CES 2017 to unveil its newest top-of-the-line LG SIGNATURE OLED TV W as the pinnacle of its new lineup of flat-panel TVs at CES 2017. Featuring Dolby Vision™ and Dolby Atmos™ sound, the new lineup includes a to...
Communications
SK Telecom to Invest KRW 5 trillion in AI, Internet of
SK Telecom to Invest KRW 5 trillion in AI, Internet of Things
SK Telecom Co., South Korea’s top mobile carrier, said Wednesday it will spend KRW 5 trillion (US$4.2 billion) over the next three years to develop technology and services in artificial intelligence (AI) and the Internet of Things. The AI wave and Internet of Things, which aims to connect objects to
SK Telecom, Ericsson and Qualcomm announce collaboratio
SK Telecom, Ericsson, and Qualcomm Technologies today announced that plans to conduct interoperability testing and over-the-air field trials based on 5G New Radio (NR) standards being developed based on specifications by 3GPP. The trials intend to drive the mo...
SK Telecom leads the world in '5G standardization'
The 5G core standard proposed by '5G Global Partnership', consisting of SK Telecom, AT & T, Deutsche Telecom and Ericsson, has been selected by the World Telecommunication Standardization Organization (3GPP).Recently, the globalization of 5G ecosystem...
SK Telecom Signs MOU with Honeywell to develop IoT sens
SK Telecom today announced that it signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Honeywell Korea, the leading provider of automation and control solutions. This MOU brings about the integration of SK Telecom’s LoRa network technology with Honeywell’s sensor ...
Computing
Samsung and Google Introduce the Next Generation Chrome
Samsung and Google Introduce the Next Generation Chromebook Designed for Google Play
Samsung Electronics today announced the Samsung Chromebook Plus and Chromebook Pro, the latest generation of its Chromebooks that pairs the power and productivity of a laptop with the flexibility and versatility of a tablet. Samsung and Google partnered to design this next generation Chromebook, whi
Samsung Opens Up a New World of Gaming with First-Ever
Samsung Electronics today unveiled the award-winning Samsung Notebook Odyssey, a new portable gaming PC with high-power performance and dynamic display. Available in 17.3-inch and 15.6-inch models, the Samsung Notebook Odyssey packs power in a beautiful and in...
Samsung to Introduce New Quantum Dot Curved Monitor at
Samsung Electronics will unveil its new CH711 Quantum Dot curved monitor, demonstrating its continued leadership of the entertainment visual display market.“Today’s multimedia consumers, quite rightly, have high expectations and demand a truly cutting edge, to...
LG’s Newest, Most Exciting 4K HDR Monitors Coming to CE
Already an industry leader renowned for integrating cutting-edge technology into its premium, high-resolution monitors, LG Electronics (LG) is pushing the industry to the next level with plans to introduce a HDR-compatible 32-inch UHD 4K monitor at the 2017 Co...
Car
Hyundai Showcases IONIQ Full Line-Up at Detroit Interna
Hyundai Showcases IONIQ Full Line-Up at Detroit International Auto Show
Hyundai Motor Company is showcasing three of its latest eco-focused models: the IONIQ Electric, IONIQ Hybrid and IONIQ Plug-in Hybrid at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS). Elantra Sport, unveiled in the fall of 2016, will also be featured at the Detroit event. “IONIQ will attract an
Hyundai Motor to Showcase Vision for Future Mobility at
Hyundai Motor will showcase its vision for future mobility at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, from January 5 to 8, 2017. The Hyundai Motor booth is set to host a range of innovative technologies that focus on intelligent autonomous driving an...
New high speed railway launched to win customer satisfa
Those who travel by high speed train between Seoul and Busan or Mokpo now have the opportunity to choose between the two trains thanks to the launch of the Super Rapid Train (SRT) on Dec. 8.The SRT travels from Suseo Station in Gangnam, southern Seoul, to Bus...
Hyundai Motor Advances Development of Connected Car Ope
Hyundai Motor is accelerating development of its advanced ccOS (connected car Operating System), the core platform technology for its future connected cars. The highly sophisticated software will optimize the high-speed transmission and reception of data withi...
Industry
Samsung’s Exynos Processors Selected to Revolutionize A
Samsung’s Exynos Processors Selected to Revolutionize Audi’s Next-Generation In-Vehicle Infotainment
Samsung Electronics today announced its participation in the Audi Progressive SemiConductor Program (PSCP) as a partner supplier of Exynos processors, its own System-on-Chip (SoC) solution, for Audi’s In Vehicle Infotainment (IVI) system.Audi’s PSCP was first initiated in 2010 to quickly implement t
Hyundai Showcases IONIQ Full Line-Up at Detroit Interna
Hyundai Motor Company is showcasing three of its latest eco-focused models: the IONIQ Electric, IONIQ Hybrid and IONIQ Plug-in Hybrid at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS). Elantra Sport, unveiled in the fall of 2016, will also be featured at t...
Hyundai Motor to Showcase Vision for Future Mobility at
Hyundai Motor will showcase its vision for future mobility at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, from January 5 to 8, 2017. The Hyundai Motor booth is set to host a range of innovative technologies that focus on intelligent autonomous driving an...
New high speed railway launched to win customer satisfa
Those who travel by high speed train between Seoul and Busan or Mokpo now have the opportunity to choose between the two trains thanks to the launch of the Super Rapid Train (SRT) on Dec. 8.The SRT travels from Suseo Station in Gangnam, southern Seoul, to Bus...
Policy
Hackathon opens under the theme “30 hour endeavor of so
Hackathon opens under the theme “30 hour endeavor of solving the city’s problems”
A “Hackathon” where 400 people’s ideas and cooperation in an effort to resolve Seoul’s city problems such as welfare, environment, culture and tourism, health, and transportation will be held.Hackathon is a compound word comprised of “hacker” and “marathon”, and it refers to a competition which gath
France to host 'Korean culture week' in early June
A series of festivals and exhibits focusing on Korean art, music, cuisine and handicrafts will open across France starting June 1 in what people are calling "K-Culture Week in France".This week of festivities is in line with a broader series of events that m...
Enjoy PyeongChang Winter Olympics with no language barr
The PyeongChang Winter Olympics and Paralympics are now likely to be language barrier-free international sporting events.In order to cooperate on the development of translation and interpretation (T&I) technologies, a memorandum of understanding (MOU) was sig...
Korea and Japan discuss copyright laws in Tokyo
The 2015 Korea-Japan Copyright Forum was held on Dec. 14 in Tokyo.The theme of this year's forum was "Protecting the digital society from infringement of copyrighted material." Government officials as well as academic and industry experts in the copyrigh...
Entertainment
SISTAR to Livestream Showcase for 4th Mini Album on Jun
SISTAR to Livestream Showcase for 4th Mini Album on June 21
SISTAR has revealed that they are planning to livestream the showcase for their 4th mini album.SISTAR′s agency Starship Entertainment stated, "On June 21, SISTAR will hold a showcase for their 4th mini album and perform their new song for the first time. This showcase will be livestreamed all
YG Entertainment reveals second girl group member
YG Entertainment has revealed teaser images for the second member of their new girl group, Lisa.On June 8, YG Entertainment revealed 7 teaser images on their official blog with the message, "NEW GIRL GROUP - MEMBER #2 : LISA." The revealed photos show Lisa i...
EXO making a comeback with their 3rd album on June 9
Global group EXO will finally be making a comeback.EXO will make their comeback on June 9 with their 3rd album and they are expected to become a sensation in the music scene once again.The upcoming album will be EXO′s first album in 6 months since the re...
Jin Goo and Han Ji-min to attend KCON 2016 France
Korean actors Jin Goo and Han Ji Min have confirmed their attendance to the upcoming KCON 2016 France. KCON 2016 France marks the first KCON ever to be held in Europe.Jin Goo and Han Ji Min will be joining special MC Leeteuk from Super Junior as well as artist...
Life & Culture
Mascots unveiled for PyeongChang 2018 Olympics, Paralym
Mascots unveiled for PyeongChang 2018 Olympics, Paralympics
The official mascots for the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games have been unveiled.Soohorang is a white tiger and Bandabi is an Asian black bear, or moon bear. It was announced on June 2 that the two animals were chosen as mascots for the games and were approved by the Internationa
Top14 can’t-miss festivals in Seoul this year
14 festivals are selected as representative festivals in Seoul called ‘Brand Festivals’ for each season. For those who missed Seoul International Fireworks Festival and Seoul Lantern Festival, Seoul Metropolitan Government prepares other festival schedules. C...
Cultural experiences in downtown Seoul in 2016!
Seoul Metropolitan Government is offering a diverse range of cultural events for everyone to enjoy with family, friends, or loved ones in 2016.Parents who wish to give their children special memories during the vacation months should consider taking them to se...
More people communicates with smartphones in Korea
More and more people are connecting to the Internet through their smartphones instead of with their desktop computers.This trend is shown in the recent "2015 Survey of Internet Usage" conducted by the Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning and the Kore...