SEOUL, KOREA - The sales of import cars rose 31 percent in February 2014, led by German brands such as BMW, Mercedes Benz, and Audi.According to the Korea Automobile Importers and Distributors Association on March 6, the number of import cars newly registered last month totaled 13,852 units, up 31.2 percent year on year.
SEOUL, KOREA - The world's largest furniture retailer IKEA will set up shop in Korea. Once the Dutch company with Swedish origins opens a 78,000-square-meter store near the Gwangmyeong KTX station in Gyeonggi Province by next year, the domestic furniture industry would be affected in a profound way.
SEOUL, KOREA – Samsung Display and LG Display have agreed to end their scathing rows over patents. On Monday, Samsung Display CEO Kim Ki-nam and LG Display CEO Han Sang-beom held a government-brokered meeting at Seoul Palace Hotel in Banpo in order to find a way out of the patent stalemate.
NUREMBERG, Germany (Embedded World) - Mar. 1, 2010 - Answering the need for energy efficiency in home automation and metering, Silicon Laboratories Inc. (NASDAQ: SLAB), a leader in high-performance, analog-intensive, mixed-signal ICs, today introduced the industry's lowest power single-chip wireless microcontrollers (MCUs).
SEOUL, KOREA - The telecommunications industry said on April 3rd that they would invest into network worth KRW 1.1468 trillion this year. But the actual purchase is expected to be less than KRW 1 trillion, resulting in the worst business environment for communications device makers.
2014 has only just began and already discussions abound on how a "tipping point" has been reached in the field of printed and flexible electronics, a statement mostly backed by the significant interest and accompanying investment by LG and Samsung into the commercialisation of flexible displays.
The Associated Press has signed a licensing deal with Yahoo Inc. that gives the news cooperative a steady stream of revenue at a time less money is flowing in from newspapers and broadcasters. The announcement by both companies Monday didn't disclose the financial terms of the agreement, which allows Yahoo to continue posting AP content on its site.
SINGAPORE - RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), the world's leading high service distributor of electronics and maintenance products, has announced exclusive availability of a new series of innovative PCB-mount variable step-down regulator module ICs from Wurth Elektronik. The award-winning MagI 3 C-VDRM modules comprise a fully integrated and low-EMI-noise current-mode DC/DC power supply that includes the switching power stage, passive components and control circuitry in a single low-profile and small-outline package, saving valuable design-in time for engineers and reducing time-to-market.
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.
Montreal (January 21, 2010) - Thanks to the More for Less tour across North America, Toon Boom Animation Inc. has collected great feedback and as a result, is responding to its community's needs. One particular aspect relates to pricing, especially in this challenging economic climate. Therefore, Toon Boom Animation Inc. is announcing that the pricing of selected products has been significantly reduced. The new pricing strategy reflects Toon Boom's commitment to make its products more accessible and to offer animators better everyday value.
SEOUL, KOREA - Lihom-Cuchen Co., Korea's leading rice cooker maker, has seen its share price rise almost 100 percent this year to date. That's largely because of a three-fold rise in orders from China. Some analysts are raising doubts whether the company is capable of fulfilling China-originated orders in time.
Munich, November 12, 2009. Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) - in collaboration with its partners CREALOGIX and EISST - has successfully brought to market a new solution that significantly reduces the risks involved in online banking. Based on the G&D Mobility Token, the new product is called CLX.Sentinel. Its key benefit lies in the tight integration of the Mobility Token with the security application, which provides effective protection against all known cyber attacks.
Seoul, Korea - The whole nation - both public and private sectors - had been loud about ubiquitous healthcare (u-healthcare) being the new growth engine of the future, but the efforts to create the u-healthcare market had been hitting the wall called ‘political interest.’
SEOUL, KOREA- LG Electronics Inc. (LG) today announced third-quarter 2013 consolidated revenues of KRW 13.89 trillion (USD 12.51 billion). While competitive conditions in the TV sector and an unfavorable foreign currency exchange rate affected overall revenues compared with the 2012 third quarter, sales of mobile devices increased year-over-year by 24 percent.
SEOUL, KOREA – The Songdo u-IT Cluster, developed jointly by the Korean government and Incheon Free Economic Zone Authority (IFEZ), will set up a consultative committee in a bid to evolve into a technology hub. The consultative committee, comprised of experts from the private and public sectors, academia and R&D centers, will discover large-scale tasks and promote technology exchanges.
SEOUL, KOREA - The share price of S-Oil Corp. is showing strength on the news of investment by Saudi Arabia's Aramco. Already a 35-percent holder of the oil company, Aramco will try to become the 100-percent owner of the company by taking over shares hitherto held by second-largest shareholder Hanjin Shipping.
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