SEOUL, KOREA - The hottest keyword bandied around in the latest 2013 CES trade show held in Las Vegas was "4K UHD," indicating a digital video format of 8.3-megapixel (3840 x 2160) ultra-high definition television. 4K in 4K UHD represents 4,000 horizontal lines (3,840, to be exact).
LG Electronics and LG Telecom (CEO: Jung Il-jae) will provide the LG LH8600S cell-phone that can read a book for visually handicapped people.
At Braille Day on November 4, LG Electronics, LGT and LG Sangnam Library announced that they will donate 2,000 cellphones for visually handicapped people. They will choose 2,000 people from applications submitted, and supply the phones in the middle of December.
SEOUL, KOREA – Turkey is likely to adopt Korea’s e-government system. On Tuesday, a Turkish delegation led by Murteza Balci, assistant secretary at the Prime Minister's Office, paid a visit to Government Complex Seoul to have talks with Chan-woo Park, Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Public Administration and Security of Korea. Turkey is currently comparing decentralized e-government models with centralize
SEOUL, KOREA- Despite the news yesterday that LG Chem's lithium-ion battery plant in Holland, Michigan, will be shut down for weeks, its share price has kept going up for nine days in a row. At 9:05 am on September 10, the shares of LG Chem were traded at 309,000 won, up 0.49 percent from the previous day's 307,500 won.
SEOUL,KOREA - Korea’s domestic investment in plants and equipment is expected to mark a slight year-to-year growth next year. By industry, “food and beverage,” “machinery,” and “automobile” industries are likely to record a positive growth in facility investment next year, while those of “petrochemical” and “home electronics” are forecast to remain sluggish.
Seoul, Korea - Earlier this year, Samsung Electronics promoted its existing printer business to a new business division under its consumer electronics segment and announced that it will strengthen the printer business. Whenever Samsung decided to ‘strengthen’ its businesses, it developed an innovative and distinguished product and engaged its marketing resources aggressively thereafter.
SEOUL, KOREA - LG전자가 제습기 사업 28년만에 ‘휘센 제습기’ TV CF를 최초로 온에어했다. 세계적인 시장 조사 기관 유로모니터 조사 결과, 7년 연속 세계 판매 1위를 기록(Euromonitor international limited 2007~2013년 소매 판매된 제습기 기준)한 LG 제습기 사업의 새로운 도약을 위해 1986년사업 시작 이래 처음으로 TV CF를 선보인 것.
The entire process of procurement affairs, such as supplier registration, bidding, contracting, inspection and payment are handled online on the Internet. KONEPS serves as the single window, through which bidding information of all public institutions is announced. All public organizations can participate in bidding through a one-time registration process to KONEPS.
SEOUL, KOREA - The government has approved Korea Railroad Corp. president Choi Yeon-Hye's North Korea visit to participate in a meeting for the the Organization for Cooperation between Railways (OSJD) to be held in Pyungyang. As she will discuss in the meeting issues related to the Silk Road Express, also known as the Trans-Eurasian Railroad, it remains to be seen how it will turn out.
SEOUL, KOREA - As import prices fell due to lower international oil prices, the overall producer prices have continued its declining pace for 16 consecutive months. Given that producer prices precede consumer price movements, it is forecast that the current low-price regime will go on for the time being. Meanwhile, other utility rates such as those for electric power, gas, and water are expected to keep rising, putting a burden on the household.
SEOUL, KOREA - Shipbuilding shares are on the rise on expectations that the global ocean plant and marine engineering market would expand quickly. At 9:11 am on August 27, the shares of Hyundai Mipo Dockyard were traded at 136,000 won, up 1.12 percent from the previous day's 134,500 won, continuing a three-day rally. Other shipbuilding shares such as Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (0.83%) and Hyundai Heavy Industries (0.23%) also saw their prices rise on the day.
SEOUL, KOREA - KIC Capital, the subsidiary of auto service company CXC Motors, is likely to be selected as the preferred negotiating partner to acquire IM Investment & Securities (formerly Solomon Investment & Securities).
SEOUL, KOREA- Cheil Industries, Inc., a Samsung Group company specializing in textiles, will hand over its fashion business to an affiliate Samsung Everland Resort and focus on the electronic and chemical materials business.
There are more than just Apple tablet rumors circulating the Web these days. Big name Apple-competitor, Microsoft, may have something in the works for Spring of 2010. In an article this weekend on ZDNET, Mary Jo Foley disclosed some interesting Microsoft info concerning the secretive Pink phones and services.
When cicadas' endless singing start functioning as an alarm clock in the morning, cosmopolitans start packing their suitcases and wonder, 'Would my phone be smart enough to work in overseas? What about the chargers?' Smart world is questioning whether the information technology started as a global "product". In the process of shifting islands of intelligent technology to the world of intelligent technology, one inevitable step is to meet a global standard.
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