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Thu, July 7, 2022 | 12:43
'Stable environment needed to nurture Korean mathematicians': June Huh
June Huh, who won the prestigious Fields Medal given to talented mathematicians under 40, said Wednesday that there should be an environment where young math scholars in Korea can conduct stable research with long-term goals in order to nurture prominent domestic researchers. “A lot of young mathematicians are doing so well in Korea. I am just one of them and I feel pretty un...
LG Innotek to invest $1.07 bil. to beef up substrate, camera biz
LG Innotek will invest 1.4 trillion won ($1.07 billion) to bolster next-generation substrate and camera module production at its manufacturing facilities in Gumi, North Gyeongsang Province, the IT component affiliate of LG Group said Wednesday. Its CEO, Jeong Cheol-dong, signed a memorandum of understanding with Gumi Mayor Kim Jang-ho in the southeastern city, inviting govern...
KT aims to foster local chip-design industry
KT went all out to foster the country's capability in semiconductor design, as the telecommunications company said Wednesday that it has invested 30 billion won ($23 million) in local fabless company Rebellions. The company revealed it decided to invest in the local chip design firm in order to contribute to upgrading Korea's capability in the fabless or chip design industry,...
Samsung, Apple to face off in premium smartphone market
Samsung Electronics will clash with Apple in the premium smartphone market in the second half of this year as the Galaxy maker is set to unveil new foldable phones - the Z Fold 4 and the Z Flip 4 - in August to challenge the new iPhone, according to industry officials and analysts, Tuesday. As it has always done in previous years, industry watchers expect Samsung to introduce...
Danuri lunar orbiter leaves for US launch on Aug. 3
Danuri, Korea's self-developed lunar orbiter, left for the United States, Tuesday, for its launch in Florida on Aug. 3, according to the Ministry of Science and ICT. The science ministry said the Danuri has departed from the Korea Aerospace Research Institute (KARI) in Daejeon for Incheon International Airport. The Danuri is being sent to Orlando, Florida in a container speci...
Hyundai, Kia to unveil new EVs at Busan motor show
Hyundai Motor Group's brands - Hyundai Motor, Kia and Genesis - will unveil new models including electric vehicles (EVs) such as Hyundai's Ioniq 6 and Kia's EV9 concept SUV at the Busan International Motor Show next week, according to the automotive giant, Monday. The Busan International Motor Show, which will be held for 10 days from July 15 to 24 in the southeastern port ci...
KT drama 'Extraordinary Attorney Woo' popular on Netflix
KT is accelerating its transition into a digital platform company, demonstrated by a series of dramas made by its media content affiliate having entered the top 10 of video streaming giant Netflix, a company official said, Monday. Citing KT CEO Ku Hyeon-mo's recent meeting with Netflix CEO Reed Hastings to discuss cooperation measures, the spokesman said KT is stepping up as ...
Pandemic-induced device boom ends for Samsung, LG
Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics are set to announce falling sales of home appliances and TVs in the second quarter as people have been spending more time outside rather than staying home, according to industry officials and analysts, Sunday. Sluggish demand for home appliances and TVs led by several negative factors such as Russia's invasion of Ukraine, China's lockdow...
LG Energy Solution accelerates establishment of smart factory system
Kwon Young-soo, vice chairman and CEO of LG Energy Solution, left for Europe to check the progress of establishing a smart factory system in its battery-manufacturing plant in Poland and to discuss ways to expand technological cooperation with clients there, the battery company said Sunday.
Korea's bio industry at turning point after pandemic
SK Bioscience, Samsung Biologics and other Korean biotech companies are soaring to new heights as they succeed in locally developing vaccines, winning orders to manufacture the drugs and developing treatments for COVID-19, according industry officials, Thursday. “It is obvious that the pandemic raised the importance of securing proprietary vaccine development and manufacturin...
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