All posts tagged "Samsung"

  • Samsung workers in a South Korean chemical plant (Yonhap)
    Samsung sells chemical assets to Lotte for $2.63 billion, focus on batteries

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — Samsung Group said Friday it has agreed to sell its chemical assets to Lotte Group for about 3 trillion won (US$2.63 billion), in its latest move to streamline its non-core assets to focus on...

    • Posted October 30, 2015
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  • Min Byung-hun of the Doosan Bears celebrates his go-ahead double in the fifth inning of Game 4 of the Korean Series against the Samsung Lions in Seoul on Oct. 30, 2015. (Yonhap)
    Doosan on verge of dethroning Samsung dynasty in KBO championship

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — The Doosan Bears squeezed past the Samsung Lions 4-3 at home on Friday to reach the verge of their first South Korean professional baseball championship in 14 years. Right-hander Non Kyung-eun pitched 5 2/3...

    • Posted October 30, 2015
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  • G profit sinks as smartphone business suffers loss
    Samsung almost doubles Apple’s global smartphone sales for Q3

    By Brian Han The back and forth between leaders of global smartphone sales is now swaying heavily in Samsung’s favor in the third quarter of the fiscal year. Part of that is due to the fact that...

    • Posted October 29, 2015
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  • Ryu Joong-il, manager of the Samsung Lions, watches his players get ready for Game 1 of the Korean Series against the Doosan Bears at Daegu Stadium in Daegu, 300 kilometers southeast of Seoul, on Oct. 26, 2015. (Yonhap)
    Despite gambling scandal, Samsung Lions remain optimistic

    DAEGU (Yonhap) — It was just another day at the office for the Samsung Lions, the four-time defending South Korean baseball champion, who will begin their title defense later Monday without key cogs in their vaunted pitching...

    • Posted October 26, 2015
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    Samsung introduces new flexible battery ‘Stripe’

    By Brian Han Samsung’s latest technological breakthrough comes in the form of a flexible battery that looks more like a bookmark than anything else. It’s not ready to hit consumer products just yet, but certain aspects of...

    • Posted October 23, 2015
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  • Lee Kun-hee
Samsung Electronics Chairman
    Samsung chairman donates more than $17 million to help young job seekers

    By Kim Yoo-chul Ailing Samsung Chairman Lee Kun-hee has donated 20 billion won (US$17.4 million) to a government-initiated fund to help operate various programs for young job seekers. The decision by the chairman has increased the amount...

    • Posted October 22, 2015
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    Samsung smartwatch selling out across S. Korea

    By Brian Han The Samsung Gear S2 smartwatches are flying off the shelves in South Korea thanks to high consumer demand for wearable technology. Part of the early concern for the product revolved around Tizen, Samsung’s proprietary...

    • Posted October 21, 2015
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