SEOUL, KOREA - Samsung Electronics announced on April 29 that it released its brand-new smartphone Galaxy S4 in 60 countries including Australia, China, United Arab Emirates, India, Singapore, Germany, the UK and the U.S., all simultaneously.
A red hot weekend for Apple Stores, iPad is another big win for Apple. According to market analysts, Apple sold 700,000 to 800,000 of the new tablet this weekend. According to a preliminary forecast released by iSuppli, this year Apple is expected to sell 7.1 million iPads worldwide, double to 14.4 million units next year and triple to 20.1 million in 2012.
SEOUL, KOREA - SPC Group, Korea's largest bakery franchiser, said it would expand aggressively this year to open more stores in North America and Southeast Asia while strengthening its commitment to shared growth initiative.
MUNICH, GERMANY - Metaio, the world leader in Augmented Reality (AR) software and solutions today made public research and development for a never-before-seen user interface that combines thermal imaging with augmented reality. The technology company released a video today illustrating potential applications of “Thermal Touch” interface along with current examples of the working prototype. Metaio will also share the demonstration with the emerging technology community at the 2014 Augmented World Expo in Santa Clara, CA, May 27-May 29.
SEOUL, KOREA- The Yeongdo (Busan) Dockyard of Hanjin Heavy Industries said on October 28 that it won a US$220-million order to build four dry-goods bulk carriers of 180,000 deadweight tons. This is the first time for the dockyard to clinch a deal from overseas since 2008.
SEOUL, KOREA - "We opened a new large store in the center of Riyadh in mid-May. We plan to open 300 more locations in six countries in the Middle East within three years from now." Kim Sun-Kwon, CEO and president of Caffe Bene, Korea's home-grown specialty coffee shop brand, said this, adding that the outlook for the Middle East is very bright given the ongoing Korean Wave fever among the young consumers.
CHENNAI, INDIA - WFT Cloud EducationⓇ, a leading IT training firm in India, today announced the launch of a free introductory training program on Cloud Computing and Virtualization Technologies. This program is targeted towards recent college graduates and IT professionals who are interested in exploring a career in the field of Cloud Computing
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd, an advanced network solutions provider, today announced the deployment of 4G LTE service for LG U+, one of the leading mobile service providers in Korea. The network will be available from July 1st.
SEOUL, KOREA - HSBC will close ten branch offices out of 11 in Korea, as part of its plan to withdraw from the private banking business entirely. The bank said on July 5 that it would begin the process from the 8th. Except the Bongrae office in Seoul dedicated to corporate banking, it would close all ten offices. It has been 15 years since the bank started the private banking business in Korea in 1998.
SEOUL, KOREA – With General Motors and Chrysler, the biggest automakers in the US, falling into bankruptcy, there is one auto parts maker emerging as a powerful force which has been seeing its business booming. That is SinterOn Co., Ltd.
Samsung Electronics achieved a record-high performance in the third quarter of this year. Unlike market expectations that the growth of its smartphone business would slow, Samsung sustained a record-breaking pace in smartphone sales.
Submerged arc welding (SAW) is a process that requires a non-continuously fed consumable solid or tubular electrode. The molten weld and arc zone are submerged under a blanket of granular fusible flux, and when molten, the flux is conductive, thus providing a current path between the electrode and the work.
HONG KONG - The GSMA today released a new report, “Mobile Wireless Performance in the EU and U.S.”, that examines the health of the European mobile market and reveals that Europe now lags far behind the United States in the deployment of next-generation mobile technologies and the advanced services made possible through mobile.
SEOUL, KOREA - LG Electronics’ washing machine and refrigerator models were named as the “2013 Product of the Year” in Portugal. The company announced on January 27 that its drum washing machine (model named F1495BD) and refrigerator (GB5240AVAZ) scored high in the areas of product attractiveness, ease of use, degree of product satisfaction, and innovativeness.
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