All posts tagged "technology"

  • A model poses wearing a Smart Suit 4.0, the latest in menswear made by Samsung C&T Corp. that is equipped with NFC technology, at the IFA in Germany on Sept. 3, 2015. (Photo courtesy of Samsung C&T)
    Samsung launches ‘HumanFit’ wearable platform brand at IFA

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — Samsung C&T Corp., the fashion and trading arm of South Korea’s top conglomerate Samsung Group, debuted its own brand for wearable platforms applied to fashion items in Germany on Thursday, as it bolsters its...

    • Posted September 3, 2015
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    Daum Kakao to change its name to Kakao

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — Daum Kakao Corp., the operator of South Korea’s top mobile messenger, KakaoTalk, said Tuesday it will seek to change its company name to Kakao at the upcoming shareholder meeting, as part of a push...

    • Posted September 1, 2015
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    Samsung takes up half of S. Korean tech firms’ $279 billion revenues

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — South Korean tech behemoth Samsung Electronics Co. accounted for nearly half of the revenue logged in the tech sector last year, underscoring its unrivaled dominance in the segment, data showed Tuesday. The combined sales...

    • Posted September 1, 2015
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    Apple plans to offer ‘Apple Music’ service in Korea

    By Kim Yoo-chul Apple plans to offer its popular “Apple Music” services to iPhone and iPad users in Korea, officials at the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism said Friday. “Officials at Apple Korea contacted the culture...

    • Posted August 31, 2015
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    Samsung unveils circular smartwatch, but are apps available?

    NEW YORK (AP) — Samsung is juicing up its smartwatch with a circular face and more battery life than the Apple Watch, but it’s unknown how many apps will be available for it. The limited selection of...

    • Posted August 31, 2015
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    Samsung, MIT find way to make batteries with ‘indefinite’ lifetime

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — The U.S.-based Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Samsung Group said Wednesday they have found a way to make batteries with an “indefinite” lifetime by replacing an existing liquid substance with a solid material....

    • Posted August 18, 2015
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  • Samsung Electronics Co. said on Aug. 18, 2015, that it has rolled out three USB flash drives (UFD) that are aimed that different devices, including laptops and smartphones, adding that it will contine efforts to tap deeper into the data storage market. The photo, released by Samsung Electronics, shows the three premium UFD products. (Yonhap)
    Samsung rolls out USB flash drive for mobile devices

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — South Korea’s top tech firm, Samsung Electronics Co., said Tuesday it has rolled out USB flash drives for devices such as laptops and smartphones, to tap deeper into the data storage market. The standard...

    • Posted August 18, 2015
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