All posts tagged "SK"

  • The iPhone's dependence on Korean parts suppliers such as Samsung and LG will help boost revenue and therefore their stocks. (Yonhap)
    How the iPhone’s success will boost Samsung & LG stocks

    By Kim Yoo-chul With Apple’s large screen iPhone 6 Plus now being available in China, Korean parts suppliers to the U.S. company are expected to be beneficiaries of the so-called Apple effect, analysts said Monday. SK hynix,...

    • Posted October 20, 2014
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    Samsung officially teams up with SK for 5G tech

    By Kang Yoon-seung BUSAN, Oct. 20 (Yonhap) — SK Telecom Co., South Korea’s top mobile carrier, said Monday it has joined hands with Samsung Electronics Co. to develop the fifth-generation (5G) industry, seeking early advancement in one...

    • Posted October 20, 2014
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  • Naver followed suit after Daum Kakao announced an active protest against government requests to view its message database.
    Naver and SK join Daum Kakao in privacy protest

    By Yoon Sung-won Naver, Daum Kakao and SK Communications are acting collectively to press for protection of customers’ information. “The three leading companies agree Daum Kakao is not the only victim and this will affect everyone,” said...

    • Posted October 15, 2014
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  • SK buys two oil fields in the U.S.

    By Kim Yoo-chul Korea’s top oil refiner SK Innovation (SKI) announced Monday that it will enter the oil-exploration business in the United States by taking over managerial rights of two oil fields. This is the first time that the...

    • Posted April 7, 2014
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  • This is SK Telecom’s incubating center for startups, InnoPartners, in Silicon Valley, Calif., the United States. (Courtesy of SK Telecom)
    SK to finance Silicon Valley startups

    By Kim Yoo-chul SK Telecom, Korea’s top mobile carrier, said Tuesday its affiliate in the United States will invest $11 million in nurturing startups in Silicon Valley. “SK Telecom Americas (STA) has established an incubation center named...

    • Posted March 5, 2014
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  • Samsung Electronics recently formed a partnership which BMW, which allows the German carmaker’s i3 electric vehicle to interact with Galaxy Gear smartwatches. (Courtesy of Samsung Electronics)
    Samsung, LG, SK in auto battery battle

    IT-auto partnership becomes popular for biz sustainability By Kim Yoo-chul Connected vehicles have become central to the contemporary driving experience. New technologies and innovations are emerging from both automotive and consumer electronics companies. Challenges still remain on...

    • Posted February 12, 2014
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  • Officials at LG CNS’s data control center in Sangam-dong, northern Seoul, check the process of data filing by its clients in this file photo. 
(Courtesy of LG CNS)
    Firms betting on big data business

    Samsung, SK to challenge LG in new market By Kim Yoo-chul “Big data” is no longer a strange phrase as it’s been sweeping the technology world, inspired by the constant need among companies to upgrade their business...

    • Posted January 3, 2014
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