SEOUL, KOREA – South Korean automaker Hyundai Motor Co. and its affiliate Kia Motors, which have been sparing with building electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructures in South Korea, are to put up EV charging infrastructures in the US in order to take on the North American EV market.
SEOUL, KOREA - Samsung Electronics will introduce a host of new commercial large format displays (LFDs) next week at 2014 International CES in Las Vegas. The company will display a variety of innovative LFD solutions for hotels, businesses and retailers that are designed to present visually stunning and differentiated experiences to customers.
SEOUL, KOREA - The six major TV home shopping channels, including CJ O Shopping and GS Home Shopping, have reported that their combined sales revenue last year was 4,560.6 billion won, up 12.8 percent from the previous year's 4,043.6 billion. In terms of growth rate, Home & Shopping had the largest sales increase of 62.9 percent to 338.2 billion won from 207.5 billion won in 2012.
SAN FRANCISCO, USA - The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux and collaborative development, today announced the formation of the AllSeen Alliance, the broadest cross-industry consortium to date to advance adoption and innovation in the "Internet of Everything" in homes and industry.
SINGAPORE - RS Components (RS), the trading brand ofElectrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the world's leading high service distributor of electronics and maintenance products, is stocking the industry's smallest isolated DC-to-DC converters from Analog Devices (ADI), a global leader in high-performance semiconductors for signal-processing applications and a pioneer in digital isolator technology.
CAMBRIDGE, UK – Jagex, the creators of the hugely popular and Guinness World Record holding MMORPG RuneScape, have introduced Bonds to the fantasy online world, providing players with the means to trade in-game effort for tangible benefits, including membership.
SEOUL, KOREA – HTC, which had been viewed as a dark horse during the early days of the smartphone craze, has blamed Samsung Electronics for its managerial crisis. In an interview with Taiwanese media, Jack Tong, President of HTC North Asia, said, “HTC’s business has gone downhill as Samsung Electronics leveraged its parts supply as a weapon against HTC.”
SHANGHAI, CHINA - When people try to eat meat and seafood or vegetables and fruit, they wonder whether agricultural chemicals were thoroughly washed out. As washing and sterilizing products for babies is of great concern to all parents, people are very interested in the water they use.
SEOUL, KOREA - LG Display has made a record-high performance, thanks to a rise in shipments to its major customer Apple Inc. and an increase in demand during the end-of-the-year shopping season. The company said on January 24 that its fourth quarter performance has been a sales revenue of 8,742.6 billion won and an operating income of 578.3 billion.
SEOUL, KOREA- Ntreev Soft geared up for mobile game business. The company announced on July 1 that it signed a cooperation agreement with China’s Giant Interactive Group Inc. to promote joint development of mobile games, as well as to cooperate in expanding presence in the global mobile game market.
SEOUL, KOREA- LG Electronics (LG) this month kicks off a new social media campaign, Hidden Worlds, which will allow participants to become immersed in an unfolding virtual story based on the dynamic and colorful inner workings behind LG’s ultimate picture quality.
SEOUL, KOREA – LG Electronics has joined hands with British Sky Broadcasting, a British satellite broadcasting, broadband and telephone services company headquartered in London, in a bid to take on the European smart TV market.
SEOUL, KOREA- Mgame posted sales of 7.7 billion won for the second quarter of this year, while suffering an operating loss of 2.1 billion won and a net loss of 2.9 billion won. Year on year, the company saw sales fall by 26.2 percent, while continuously remaining in the red.
SEOUL, KOREA - AUK-based company CEL plans to debut its 3D printer Robox (model name: RBX1) inKorea. Sona Global, a Korean partner of CEL, announced on January 22 that itwill show off the 3D printer Robox at the 11th Education Korea exhibition that will be held at COEX in Seoul from January 22 to 24.
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