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Reporter : Baek Byung-yeul
Fri, January 27, 2023 | 10:11
Corning announces new cover glass for smartphones
Corning Gorilla Glass Korea unveiled its new glass cover for smartphones that has improved drop resistance, aiming to supply the latest product to flagship smartphones that will be launched in 2023, the head of the Korean unit of the U.S.-based company said Thursday. Jum Kim, president of Corning Gorilla Glass Korea, introduced the Gorilla Glass Victus 2 during an online pres...
KT, Coway forge ties in smart home appliances
KT and Coway have decided to form a partnership to cooperate on artificial intelligence (AI)-based home appliance business, the mobile carrier and the home appliance rental company said Wednesday. The two companies said that they decided to cooperate with each other to improve their customers' quality of life by combining their smart home appliance-related technologies. The t...
Samsung Electronics secures stable water supply for chip production
Samsung Electronics has secured a stable supply of water for its semiconductor manufacturing plants in Korea. The chipmaker said Wednesday that it signed an agreement with the government to reuse treated sewage water for industrial use. The company said it agreed with the Ministry of Environment, K-water, Korea Environment Corporation, Gyeonggi Province and five Gyeonggi prov...
Gov't vows to keep responding to US IRA for Korea's EV industry
The government vowed Tuesday that it will continue working to minimize the impact of the U.S. Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), which excludes buyers of electric vehicles (EVs) assembled outside North America from tax credits, by setting up short-, medium- and long-term goals. In the short term, the government will support domestic companies exporting eco-friendly cars for comme...
IBM aims for win-win growth via Ecosystem partner network
IBM said it aims to achieve win-win growth with Korean companies by helping them achieve digital innovation swiftly and efficiently through its Ecosystem partner support program, the Korean unit of the U.S. technology company said Monday. IBM explained its Ecosystem is a network of IBM partners consisting of various business operations, digital market and developers. The Ecos...
LG CNS rebrands AI English learning app as Buttertime
LG CNS has renamed its artificial intelligence (AI)-based English education app as Buttertime to attract more users, according to the company Monday. The company said it changed the app's name from Mission English to Buttertime with an aim to help users improve their English pronunciation.
Builders on edge over looming construction site shutdowns as truckers' strike continues
Construction companies are on the verge of halting their construction activities due to the deepening disruption to the supply of construction materials, as striking truckers under the Korea Confederation of Trade Unions (KCTU) refuse to work, according to companies and the industry ministry, Friday.
Hyundai Motor seeks to recover legacy of Pony
Hyundai Motor is celebrating its legacy by introducing a new project to rebuild its original Pony Coupe Concept car as presented at the 1974 Turin Motor Show, in cooperation with the model's designer Giorgetto Giugiaro, the company said Thursday.
LG H&H CEO steps down after 18 years
Cha Suk-yong, who led LG Group's cosmetics, health and household products maker LG Household & Health Care (H&H) for 18 years, stepped down from his CEO post, the LG Group affiliate said Thursday. LG H&H said Lee Jung-ae, senior vice president and head of its beverage business, will become its new CEO. Lee is the first female CEO among the LG Group's affiliates.
Samsung Electronics gives blood donation buses to Korean Red Cross
Samsung Electronics gave four blood donation buses to the Korean Red Cross, which were purchased with funds donated by its employees as part of their efforts to contribute to the blood supply in the country, according to the company, Wednesday. The company said its employees voluntarily donated 10 percent of the special incentives they received in December last year to raise ...
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