All posts tagged "technology"

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    Samsung places its hopes on smart cars

    By Kim Yoo-chul Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong has picked components for self-driving smart cars as one of the next growth engines. Analysts and company officials say that the move is a step in the right...

    • Posted December 10, 2015
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  • In this Tuesday, May 5, 2015, photo, a man sits in front of portraits of the late North Korean leaders Kim Il Sung, left, and Kim Jong Il, right, as he uses his smartphone in Pyongyang, North Korea. North Korean officials have unveiled a mobile-friendly online shopping site. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
    N. Korea’s newest fad: ‘Boy General’ mobile phone game

    PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Millions of North Koreans are now using mobile phones, and not just to make phone calls. The Associated Press recently got a sneak peek at “Boy General,” the North’s hottest new game...

    • Posted December 9, 2015
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    S. Korea aims to have over 1 mln eco-friendly cars by 2020

    SEJONG (Yonhap) — South Korea will seek to have more than 1 million eco-friendly cars on the road by 2020 as part of its plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and generate new growth momentum for its...

    • Posted December 8, 2015
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    Braille smartwatch developer eyes accessible, affordable technology

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — South Korean tech giants such as Samsung Electronics Co. and LG Electronics Inc. have contributed to making life more convenient and easier with a slew of smartphones, mobile payment tools, smartwatches and other innovative...

    • Posted December 4, 2015
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  • A screenshot of Samsung Internet for Gear VR (Photo courtesy of Samsung Electronics)
    Samsung’s latest VR browser lets you surf web with just your eyes

    By Brian Han Now you can surf the web by simply moving your eyes thanks to Samsung. Well, at least for those lucky few who managed to get their hands on Samsung’s latest Gear VR (virtual reality)...

    • Posted December 2, 2015
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  • Samsung headquarters in South Korea (Yonhap)
    In midst of global smartphone battle, Samsung shuffles top execs

    By Yoon Sung-won Changing leadership in the middle of a global smartphone battle seems to be part of Samsung’s latest strategy to vie for the top spot. The nation’s top conglomerate appointed six new presidents and one...

    • Posted December 1, 2015
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    LG to invest $8.7 billion in new OLED plant

    By Brian Han LG Display is putting all its chips on the table. The South Korean company announced that it will spend approximately 10 trillion won ($8.7 billion) on a new production facility that manufactures organic light-emitting...

    • Posted November 27, 2015
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