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Reporter : Kim Bo-eun
Mon, February 26, 2024 | 17:44
Regulator grants conditional approval for KT-Hyundai HCN deal
Korea's antitrust watchdog on Tuesday granted conditional approval for KT Skylife's acquisition of local cable TV operator Hyundai HCN.
HanmiGlobal makes top 10 list of non-US international project management firms
HanmiGlobal made it to a non-U.S. global list of top project management firms, the company said Tuesday. The firm ranked 10th in U.S.-based construction industry and engineering news magazine Engineering News Record (ENR)'s 2021 ENR Top International Survey's “global construction management and project management” category.
Samsung facing fallout from Ho Chi Minh lockdown
Samsung Electronics is set to see further fallout based on a COVID-19 lockdown in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, following pandemic-related damage at its smartphone factory in the country earlier this year. Vietnam has restricted the movement of citizens in Ho Chi Minh City, a measure which is set to last through Sept. 15. The military will be mobilized during the lockdown to del...
Korea urged to better protect key technologies
There have been growing calls for Korea to take a more detailed regulatory approach to preventing illicit transfer of core technologies involving semiconductors, electric vehicle batteries and displays, which are being considered key technologies of national importance.
Competition heating up among local EV battery makers
Local electric vehicle (EV) battery makers are seeking to secure greater market shares amid the growth of EV markets around the world. Korea's three battery makers have claimed some of the largest global market shares. LG Energy Solution (LGES) ranked second after China's CATL in the first quarter of this year. Samsung SDI ranked fifth and SKI sixth.
Apple trying to strengthen foothold in Korea
Apple is stepping up its game to increase its share of Korea's smartphone market by diversifying its sales channels, following LG Electronics' pullout from the smartphone business earlier this year. It is yet to be seen though, whether the U.S. tech giant will be able to lure users of other smartphone models to switch to the iPhone.
Yonsei, Korea Univ. teams develop foldable transistors for smart devices
Teams at Yonsei University and Korea University have co-developed foldable transistors for flexible smart devices, the schools said Thursday. The two teams, led by Yonsei University Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Cho Jeong-ho and Korea University Professor of Chemistry Woo Han-young, respectively, published an article together about their latest developmen...
LG getting closer with Apple
LG is strengthening its ties with Apple as its core client, as its affiliates are increasingly supplying components for the U.S. tech giant. LG Display is on track to expand production facilities for medium-sized to small organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs) set to be supplied for Apple's smart devices. LG's display manufacturing unit made a regulatory filing Tuesday, outlin...
Bio firms raising alert over vaccine tech theft
Korea's largest organization of bio firms is issuing warnings against practices by Chinese entities attempting to steal technology vital to COVID-19 vaccines amid the pandemic.
GS Retail joins hands with Knotted
GS Retail's head of merchandising Ahn Byung-hoon, right, poses with Knotted CEO Joon Lee, at a Knotted store in Seoul, Sunday. The two signed an agreement on developing donut products to be sold at GS convenience stores across the country. Courtesy of GS Retail