Issue & Technology


Samsung Electronics won 29 awards, including “Creative Marketer of the Year,” at the recent Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity.

LG Display 111-inch Wave Double-sided Display

LG Display has completed an automotive display panel plant in Nanjing. LG said on Jun 24, “From now on, LG’s automotive display module productivity is going to be grow fast as we start running a plant in Nanjing.”


On June 24, 2016 — LG Electronics (LG) received its third consecutive Intersolar Award for its new innovative NeON™ 2 BiFacial solar module at Intersolar Europe this week in Munich,


With the launch of a new budget smartphone, the Sky IM-100, Pantech is making a comeback after a 19-month hiatus.
Pantech, once the country's No. 2 handset maker, held a press conference

Reporter's Note


Our wallets get lighter thanks to the mobile payment craze. The strongest strength of simple mobile payment solutions literally lies with their simplicity.


How about foldable smartphones fitting snuggly into your pocket? Folder flip phones seem poised to make a comeback. However, this time, we will see smartphones with a foldable screen, not clamshell phones.


South Korean e-commerce firm Coupang has been included on the list of 50 Smartest Companies of 2016, released by MIT Technology Review, an IT magazine published


The Mirae Asset Park Hyeon Joo Foundation said on June 22 that it delivered Mirae Asset Study Abroad Scholarships to the 18th batch of 250 students

Products & Technologies

Vulkan API

Samsung Electronics has embraced the Vulkan API for its mobile-based gaming, bringing more robust and responsive performance and power efficiency to gaming on the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge.

Candurin NXT Ruby Red Applications

On June 20, 2016 – Merck announced that it is launching a new pearlescent effect pigment of the next generation. Candurin® NXT Ruby Red is the first silica-based effect pigment approved for food use.


Russia First Prime Minister Igor

On June 26, Ahead of Russia President Valdimir Putin's State visit to China starting on June 25th, Russia First Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov, who also leads the China-Russia Investment Committee from the Russia side,

Green Concert

Daebo Group has said that the 14th Seowon Valley Green Concert, held on May 28 in Paju, Gyeonggi Province, attracted 40,000 visitors, bringing the total number of visitors since 2000 to 320,000.

Open Government Data Special


The Korea IT Times’ interview with Jeon Seong-tae, head of the Creative Government & Organization Management Office at the Ministry of Interior.

Hwahae Seoul Pop

Since 2013, the Ministry of Interior (MOI) has held the annual Government 3.0 Open Government Data (OGD) Startup Competition to promote the opening up of government data and discover new business models.

People & Interviews

Kim Yong Kook

For decades, the Korean government has courted foreign investment and has, for the most part, been rewarded with a thriving business culture on the peninsula.


Bora Kizil

Big Data technologies, cloud services and price drops in storage disks have made it possible to store huge datasets. Now companies can keep hundreds of terabytes and even petabytes of data forever.


Korea IT Times-Dongkuk

On June 21, Jang Ha-yong, head of the Graduate School of International Affairs and Information Security at Dongguk University, and Monica Chung, head of The Korea IT Times, signed a MoU to set up an industry-academia cooperation system.


Hana Financial Group’s CFIO Talks with Prof. Kim Hyoung-joong on Fintech

Han Jun-seong is an innovator. Hence his job title is CFIO (Chief Future Innovation Officer).

Editor's Pick

Yoon Hae-ree

Recently, the students in my school science club had the opportunity to listen to a lecture about the Antarctic. Mr. Lee Dong Hwa of NamKyung ENG, was one of the first Koreans to go to the Antarctic.

World News


An Arizona State University (ASU) in Tempe health researcher is reportedly studying how online yoga can help people faced with grief of stillbirth or rare blood cancer symptoms.

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