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Second US clinical test on SK drug starts
After proving its safety in the first round, SK Biopharmaceuticals, announced Thursday it has started the second set of U.S. clinical testing for “SKL11197,” a drug for neuropathic pain exclusively developed by its research and development center.
LG, Daewoo Construction cooperate on eco-business
LG Electronics and Daewoo Engineering & Construction signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to cooperate in environmental business.
LG moves up to 2nd in LTE phone sales
LG Electronics once lagged behind in the smartphone competition but has made a successful comeback, ranking as the second biggest long-term evolution (LTE) handset manufacturer, outstripping Taiwanese giant HTC. According to Strategy Analytics, LG Electronics sold 800,000 LTE phones in the fourth quarter of 2011, only behind Samsung. HTC, which used to be the number two, was outstripped by LG, selling 700,000 units.
Will Cyworld make it outside Korea?
Cyworld, the country’s most widely known social networking service, is accelerating toward the global market. It has changed strategy to attract foreign users based on introspection on past failures, and it is likely to succeed this time, with users logging in from over 140 countries.
Seoul forum discusses progress on green technology, industries
The Korea Green Business Association and KOICA held a“Green Investment Forum” at COEX in southern Seoul, Tuesday, to discuss cooperation among Asian countries with agendas such as climate change, green management, energy management systems and renewable energy.
Election backlash worries carriers
Elections are worrisome for mobile carriers here as politicians have called for mobile rate cuts in campaign pledges over the past few years. This year, with general and presidential elections, is no exception.
Firms maximize apps for product pitches
As the number of people with smartphones rapidly expands, businesses are devising more ways to use the handsets for marketing purposes. Launching a brand application is regarded as the first step into smart marketing.
Smart TV spat pits KT against Samsung
The battle between Samsung Electronics and KT entered a second round after KT blocked the access by the former’s smart TVs to the Internet Friday, citing the traffic burden on its network.
SK CEO to make Hynix priority
SK Group Chairman Chey Tae-won is expected to become more closely involved in the management of the world’s second largest chipmaker, which SK Telecom acquired last year.
KT to limit access of smart TVs to its network
KT, the country’s top communications company, announced Thursday that it would limit smart TVs from accessing its Internet network from today, due to the huge traffic flow they incur on the network.
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