Reporter's Note

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Samsung Electronics Thursday announced that its operating profit for the first quarter ended March 31, 2016 was 6.68 trillion won, an increase of 12 percent from the same quarter last year.

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On April 26, SK Hynix released its first-quarter earnings results. South Korean chipmaker SK hynix’s sales fell 17 percentage q-o-q to 3.65 trillion won and its operating profit tumbled 43 percent to

LG Display

LG Display said on Wednesday that it loses its first-quarter operating profit fell 95 percent from a year earlier.

People & Interviews

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Created in March 2015, KB Financial Group’s KB Fintech Hub Center has been discovering and promoting fintech startups and building cooperation systems in order to help fintech put down roots in South Korea.

The KB Fintech Hub Center (hereafter KBFHC) has emerged as an important cog in KB Financial Group.

Choe Nam-suk, Executive Vice President, Korea IT Times and H.E. Md. Zulfiqur Rahman

On the occasion of 45th anniversary of the Independence and National Day of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, Choe Nam-suk, Executive Vice President of Korea IT Times,

Column

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“We hope that the 20th National Assembly will care about people’s livelihood and work for the sake of the people,” presidential spokesperson Jeong Yeon-guk said on April 14 offering no further

North Korea

Recently, there has been a big change in North Korea’s educational landscape: North Korea has either newly built or expanded hundreds of college and school

Issue & Technology

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SK C&C, the information technology (IT) service arm of SK Group, has joined hands with Alibaba Cloud, a subsidiary of Alibaba Group, one of the world's largest e-commerce companies, in order to enter the Chinese cloud market.

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Kumho Tire’s Global TV commercial titled ‘Tire Blind Test’ is being well received. In the commercial, professional and amateur car racers are really invited to a blind tire test in which they drive two

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As of November 2015, Microsoft’s Windows took up roughly 97 percent of S. Korea’s operating system (OS) market. At the end of July last year,

SKT LTE Maritime

On April 26, SK Telecom (SKT), the largest mobile carrier in South Korea, unveiled an LTE-based high-speed wireless communications technology, which enables high-speed data communication for ships as far as 100km offshore

DC

S. Korea has the largest gender wage gap among OECD member countries, which is a humiliating setback for South Korea which boisterously talked about its economy being on the fast track to joining the ranks of developed countries.

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Auto parts maker Mando is running a VIP tour program in which customers are given the opportunity to tour the Palace of Versailles (or simply Versailles) on the Mando Footloose chainless e-bike.

Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun
Xiaomi is currently manufacturing not only smartphones, but also many types of other smart gadgets.
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Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics showed off their next-generation UHD technologies based on ATSC 3.0 at 2016 National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), the world's largest electronic media show held in Lag Vega on April 18.

Open Government Data Special

Construction data

This installment is focused on the opening up of highly demanded data on construction and commercial districts.

Construction data

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Under the Data Big Bang project, the opening of government data was completed in 11 of the 36 high-priority areas last year, including data on municipal licenses and permits (in June);

Software

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A long-time acquaintance of Bill Gates revealed the worst decisions of the former head of Microsoft, according to Business Insider.

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A recent global survey reveals that consumers are increasingly worried about their online privacy and security, especially when it comes to ‎how their personal data is handled by private corporations and governments.

Products & Technologies

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Samsung Knox, defense-grade security platform, is expanding to offer a suite of purpose-built, business tools designed for the ways people want to work.

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If you had some problems because not every add-ons in the store is available for your LG G5, here LG just opened LG Online Portal to solve your problems.

Business

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Oxy Reckitt Benckiser, maker of one of disinfectants blamed for loss of 142 lives in South Korea, turns out to have tampered with the results of tests conducted by a university research team

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On April 27, South Korea's top auto parts maker Hyundai Mobis released its first-quarter earnings results. Sales jumped 6.8 percent to 9.3 trillion won in the first quarter; operating profit gained 2.2 percent

Editor's Pick

Choi Jae-hoon

On February 1st of this year, for the first time in the world, genetic editing of healthy human embryos was allowed.

Leo Kim

The American political elections are drawing more attention than ever, especially because of one candidate: the Republican Donald Trump, renowned real estate mogul.

World News

CeBIT

The Australian federal government has officially announced its national cyber security policy, ahead of CeBIT Australia technology event.

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