SEOUL, KOREA - POSCO Energy has won the license to build and run a coal-fired combined cycle thermal power plant, or CHP-5, in Mongolia. The company said on June 22 that it held a signing ceremony on the 20th in Ulan Bator, with dignitaries including Mongolian Minister of Economic Development N. Batbayar, Minister of Energy M. Sonompil, POSCO Energy senior executive Shin Chang-dong, GDF Suez Asia-Pacific unit head Jan Flachet, as well as Japan's Sojitz Corp. executive and Mongolia's Newcom president Unenbat in attendance.
SEOUL, KOREA - Ssangyong Cement Industrial Co., Korea's largest cement producer, will soon be out on the market. Following the footsteps of Tongyang Cement, the No. 2 producer, it is expected to change the whole industry landscape.
PARIS, FRANCE- Orange’s wholesale division has launched a new service that will allow mobile operators to provide their customers with a 4G roaming service. Orange’s “LTE Signalling” offer enables operators to provide end(users with the significantly improved service of 4G networks while roaming outside their home country.
SEOUL, KOREA - Korea's largest mobile telecom service provider KT said on January 15 that it would launch a new smartphone music app "Genie K-Pop" in 45 countries worldwide including the United States, France, and India. This is a new version of the service for overseas listeners that the company introduced last year for domestic users.
Developers will support multiple mobile OSs but Apple bobs to the top
Ovum's 2010 survey of 217 mobile application developers exposes a wide range of important trends that are either already having or will have a profound bearing on the future of device manufacturers, mobile operators, software platform vendors, and content providers.
SEOUL, KOREA - OCI Materials, the world's No. 1 producer of specialty industrial gases, will build a new plant in Yeongju, North Gyeongsang Province, at the cost of 80 billion won. The company said on November 5 that it would hold a signing ceremony for the new factory to produce nitrogen trifluoride on the following day at the provincial government complex with North Gyeongsang Province governor Kim Kwan-yong, Yeongju city mayor Chang Wook-hyun, and OCI Materials president Lim Min-kyu in attendance.
CAMBRIDGE, UK - Many giant electronics manufacturers, computer services companies and conglomerates have tens of billions of dollars in the bank that is instantly available for investment to counter their saturating sales in mature markets. Samsung, General Electric and Google are examples and Apple even has $133 billion available.
SEOUL, KOREA - The General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine of China said on May 13 that Hyundai Motor and Kia Motors have recalled as many as 175,000 vehicles for defects in brake switches and other parts.
Seoul Korea - Samsung Electronics saw its global smartphone sales fall by more than 7 million units in the third quarter of this year, with its global market share estimated to have declined by about 8 percentage points.
TEXAS, USA - Texas Instruments (TI) announced the availability of the Bluetooth Smart SensorTag app for Android following the launch of Android 4.3 “Jelly Bean” native support of Bluetooth Smart Ready.
SEOUL, KOREA- SK Engineering & Construction said on September 5 that it won a US$174-million subway construction order commissioned by Singapore's Land Transport Authority. As part of the second-stage project linking a 16.6-kilometer line between Bugis and Bukit Panjang, SK E&C will be responsible for the section 918A between Botanic Gardens and Sixth Avenue, involving two 940-meter underground tunnels, one train station, and an open-cut tunnel.
Seoul, Korea – SK Telecom (NYSE:SKM) announced its earnings on a K-IFRS consolidated basis for year 2014: revenue of KRW 17.164 trillion, operating income of KRW 1.825 trillion and net income of KRW 1.799 trillion.
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA – As one of the most sophisticated, mature and also the third largest IT services market in the Asia-Pacific region, South Korea has some diverse nuances that makes this market its own unique standalone entity, according to global analyst firm Ovum.
CLEVELAND, OH - Today, Everykey (http://everykey.com) has announced the launch of a Kickstarter campaign (http://everykey.com/kickstarter) to fund production of its stylish wristband that replaces keys and passwords with one easy-to-use device. The Kickstarter campaign will run for one month, starting today and ending November 29, 2014.
HONG KONG - Celebrate this Mother's Day with the freshest and healthiest gift -- an Edible Arrangements® fresh fruit bouquet. Your Mom is absolutely going to love this surprise. Hand-sculpted and arranged to resemble a bouquet of flowers, it will WOW you and your mother just the same. Filled with juicy, fresh strawberries, pineapples, melons, grapes, oranges and other fruits our arrangements are healthy and cheerful. All bouquets, including our Mother's Day Collection, are handmade and created to impress.
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