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: Kim Bo-eun
Sun, October 24, 2021 | 06:33
Samsung Electro-Mechanics to benefit from soaring MLCC price
Samsung's electronics component manufacturing unit is expected to see robust earnings in the first quarter, driven by price hikes of multilayer ceramic capacitors (MLCCs), a key component in smartphones.
| 2021-03-15 15:59
Both Samsung, LG denied US QNED trademark registration
Both Samsung and LG have failed to register "QNED" as trademarks with the U.S. authority, documents showed Sunday.
| 2021-03-15 08:54
Will Samsung, LG build battery plants in Spain?
Samsung SDI and LG Energy Solution (LGES) may consider building production facilities in Spain after Volkswagen said it will manufacture battery cells in the European country.
| 2021-03-14 16:47
SKT, Kakao to cooperate in AI, ESG, intellectual property
SK Telecom and Kakao unveiled a partnership Sunday to co-develop technology in artificial intelligence (AI) and create a fund for environmental, social and governance (ESG) policies. The companies have also agreed to share intellectual property and open this up to small- and medium-sized companies and venture firms.
| 2021-03-14 13:37
Naver, Kakao, Toss fail identification verification review
Major tech firms Naver, Kakao and operator of the financial platform, Toss, Viva Republica, face a delay in entering the identification verification business, as they failed to be designated by the government as entities able to carry out the process.
| 2021-03-10 09:08
Samsung still in talks with Texas over US chip plant
Talks are still ongoing between Samsung Electronics and the government of Texas over a $17 billion (19 trillion won) investment to expand its semiconductor manufacturing plant in Austin, the company said Tuesday. Officials added that the tech giant was also having discussions with local governments over two possible sites in Arizona and one in New York.
| 2021-03-09 16:37
Expectations rise over LG's growth via split-off
Market expectations have been rising over the future growth trajectory of LG Corp. as the holding company prepares for a split. The decision to separate LG affiliates by setting up a new holding entity under the leadership of LG Chairman Koo Kwang-mo's uncle Koo Bon-joon was unveiled last November.
| 2021-03-08 17:01
[INTERVIEW] 'Employee-centered management drives success'
Nepes, a leading firm in packaging and test services for semiconductors, have racked up a series a firsts in the parts and materials industry.
| 2021-03-07 11:55
Is Kakao seeking to acquire eBay Korea?
The looming sale of eBay Korea is drawing keen attention as a number of potential suitors, including conglomerates, private equity firms, as well as a tech firm, are known to have expressed interest.
| 2021-03-06 09:32
Samsung, SK account for 72 percent of global DRAM sales in 4Q
Samsung Electronics secured its lead in the global DRAM (dynamic random-access ram) market by accounting for 42.1 percent of total sales in the fourth quarter of 2020, according to data from market tracker Trendforce. SK hynix accounted for 29.5 percent of global DRAM sales to rank second.
| 2021-03-05 16:52
Millennials redefine what a successful job should be
Korean language is not degrading - it's evolving
Delivery Hero, Coupang Eats face possible curbs on quick commerce
McDonald's Korea accused of owing 50 bil. won in back pay to part-time employees
Groundless vaccine misinformation spreading online
[Contribution] What ails Korea's housing market?
Military urged to prepare for personnel shortage amid demographic cliff
Hyundai, Daewoo in race to win Korea's 1st aircraft carrier order
Smart city alliance leader vows to help tech startups find overseas opportunities
On 'Squid Game:' A reaction from a North Korean defector
Daily life in Haiti after a series of environmental disasters and political unrest
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