Neowin News Feed for: Korea Neowin News Feed for: Korea en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 Samsung opens One UI 3 and Android 11 developer beta program for Galaxy S20 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Samsung has launched a One UI 3 beta program for developers based on Android 11 developer beta for the Galaxy S20 lineup in South Korea and the United States. This is a closed beta program for now. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Rajesh Pandey) Thu, 06 Aug 2020 04:26:01 +0000 Samsung set to ramp up NAND production in 2021 to meet demand <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Samsung has announced that it&#039;s ramping up NAND memory production in the second half of next year. The site at Pyeongtaek, Korea will help the firm meet demand from data centre and mobile markets. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Mon, 01 Jun 2020 16:30:01 +0000 Samsung announces expansion of its foundry capacity <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Samsung has announced that it&#039;s expanding its foundry capacity by opening up a new line in Pyeongtaek, Korea. The hardware produced there will be used for 5G, HPC, and AI solutions. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Thu, 21 May 2020 12:12:01 +0000 Samsung reportedly increasing Galaxy Z Flip production to meet demand <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The initial batch of the Galaxy Z Flip has sold out in the United States, Korea, Russia, Singapore, &amp; other markets. Samsung has reportedly ramped up the production of the device to meet the demand. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Rajesh Pandey) Wed, 04 Mar 2020 15:26:01 +0000 Samsung and SK Telecom bring Korea a step closer to 5G SA commercialization <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>5G Standalone Core could be ready to be launched as a commercial service in South Korea. This news comes after Samsung and SK Telecom have successfully carried out an interoperability test. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Hamza Jawad ) Mon, 01 Jul 2019 14:26:02 +0000 Samsung announces the Notebook 7 and Notebook 7 Force <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Samsung has announced two new laptops, the Notebook 7 and the Notebook 7 Force. The Notebook 7 Force is oriented towards gamers with its next-gen graphics card and the Notebook 7 is for casual users. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Mon, 03 Jun 2019 15:00:01 +0000 Samsung reportedly begins mass production of the Galaxy S10 series <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Following public sightings of the Galaxy S10+ over the past few weeks, Samsung is now reported to have started mass producing its next-generation flagship device in South Korea and overseas. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Jay Bonggolto) Wed, 30 Jan 2019 14:20:01 +0000 PUBG Corp. has withdrawn its copyright infringement lawsuit against Fortnite <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>PUBG Corp. has dropped its copyright infringement lawsuit against Fortnite developer Epic Games. It&#039;s not clear why the move took place or whether there was an out-of-court settlement. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vishal Laul) Wed, 27 Jun 2018 15:16:01 +0000 Samsung renews green pledge planning to expand renewables <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Samsung has restated its commitment to expanding its use of renewables. The firm plans to particularly focus on the U.S., Europe, and China. It also plans to help firms in its supply chain be green. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Thu, 14 Jun 2018 10:46:01 +0000 Check Point says Judy is "possibly the largest malware campaign found on Google Play" <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Already plagued by security issues, Android has received another dose of malware through some apps in the Google Play Store. Known as &#039;Judy&#039;, it was discovered by security specialists Check Point. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Gurkaran Singh) Mon, 29 May 2017 12:52:01 +0000 Samsung partners with SK Telecom to offer Korea's first LTE-Railway network <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>In partnership with the largest wireless operator in the country, SK Telecom, Samsung has officially kicked off its latest implementation of the LTE-R wireless railway management system. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Florin Bodnarescu ) Sun, 23 Apr 2017 20:26:01 +0000 Microsoft's Azure claims 34 regions worldwide; becomes Flipkart's exclusive cloud provider <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The Redmond company has added two new regions in South Korea, in Seoul and Busan, while securing the enviable position of being the exclusive cloud partner to Indian e-commerce giant Flipkart. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Gurkaran Singh) Tue, 21 Feb 2017 12:28:01 +0000 Qualcomm fined over $850 million for antitrust violations <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Qualcomm has been fined over $850 million in South Korea for violating antitrust laws. The company has publicly complained against the decision and aims to file an official appeal soon. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usama Jawad) Wed, 28 Dec 2016 08:16:01 +0000 Samsung reportedly planning to cut 30% of its workforce <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Samsung has been facing shrinking profits for quite some time and sources close to the company have now revealed that the Korean conglomerate might be planning job cuts to save costs. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Shreyas Gandhe) Sat, 31 Oct 2015 18:46:01 +0000 iPhones shame Galaxy Note with 100,000 pre-orders in Korea <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>After their opening weekend Apple&#039;s new iPhones have garnered huge interest from Koreans who have pre-ordered the handsets in the tens of thousands, more than three times as many Note 4 pre-orders. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Mon, 27 Oct 2014 11:12:01 +0000 Samsung achieves mind-blowing download speeds with 5G technology <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>After first showing off the future of Wi-Fi, Samsung is now revealing some impressive tests they&#039;ve been doing on 5G networks, which achieved incredible download speeds even in tough conditions. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Wed, 15 Oct 2014 09:26:02 +0000 Microsoft's faced with opposition in Korea over Nokia acquisition <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/530577520Nokia.jpg" alt="" /></div>Microsoft is facing some serious opposition from Korea over its recent acquisition of Nokia, which may impact its plans for the future. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Jett Goldsmith) Tue, 11 Mar 2014 06:48:44 +0000 Samsung's Android flip-phone to be Galaxy Golden <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1250404833samsung-logotype-gradient.png" alt="" /></div>Further leaks indicate that Samsung&#039;s Galaxy Folder could be getting a different name: Golden. It&#039;s one of few flip Android devices, intended solely for retail in the home country of South Korea. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Ferson) Sun, 04 Aug 2013 06:24:12 +0000 Samsung denies pulling out of desktop PC business <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1250404833samsung-logotype-gradient.png" alt="" /></div>Nobody likes to be accused of &#039;pulling out&#039; too early, even if it&#039;s only related to a boring desktop sector in the market. Samsung were quick to right this wrong by issuing a statement of denial. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Parker) Tue, 25 Jun 2013 12:45:02 +0000 As Apple moves away from Samsung, Google cosies up with Glass OLED displays <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1064337794googleglass.jpg" alt="" /></div>Reports have shown Samsung OLED displays are being used in Google Glass. Despite a certain wariness by other companies, it appears Google still considers the Korean company an ally. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Ben Buffone) Sat, 25 May 2013 13:10:59 +0000 LG had an 'iPAD' back in 2001 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Korean electronics giant LG, a major Apple supplier, was apparently showing off a &#039;Digital iPAD,&#039; a &#039;Linux-based Web pad&#039; way back in 2001, a full 9 years before the debut of Apple&#039;s own iPad. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Tyler Holman) Sat, 01 Sep 2012 01:53:41 +0000 Samsung fights back, looks to ban iPhone 5 in S. Korea <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1302685994sa.jpg" alt="" /></div>A new report from a Korean web site claims Samsung is looking to ban the sale of Apple&#039;s iPhone 5 in South Korea when the smartphone is released. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Mon, 19 Sep 2011 15:57:06 +0000 Only 9 countries ready for future broadband applications <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1115542051ethernet_logo.jpg" alt="" /></div>A study looking at the quality of broadband across 66 countries worldwide has found that only nine countries are ready for future demand, with two-thirds meeting the criteria for today's requirements only. The study placed... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Matthew Hopson) Thu, 01 Oct 2009 10:32:19 +0000 South Korea Launches Bribery Investigation of Samsung <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>South Korean business conglomerate Samsung Group is now under investigation, prosecutors announced Monday, after Kim Yong-chul, a former top Samsung legal affairs official for the conglomerate, released names of senior prosecutors he claims took bribes.... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 12 Nov 2007 23:08:02 +0000 ISPs Suspected of Massive Identity Theft in Korea <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Police are investigating South Korea's two biggest internet service providers, KT and Hanaro Telecom Inc., on suspicion that they broke identity theft laws on more than seven million occasions. The two companies are suspected of... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 09 Aug 2007 23:32:35 +0000 80GB PlayStation 3 Bound for South Korea <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>According to official information posted on the PlayStation Korea website, the territory will be getting an 80GB hard drive inside the PS3 when it launches June 16. Neither the 20 GB nor the 60 GB... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 21 May 2007 16:56:21 +0000 South Korea busts attempt to sell technology to US <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>South Korean prosecutors have indicted four engineers for allegedly trying to sell &quot;Wibro&quot; high-speed mobile Internet technology to the United States for 190 million dollars. Three former employees received secret information from Hwang, one current... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sun, 20 May 2007 17:29:37 +0000 Google Korea to censor pornographic search results <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Google Korea plans to introduce an age-verification system to its search engine on September 1, by having users verify their age when searching for any of about 700 Korean words judged to be adult and... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 17 May 2007 17:25:33 +0000 Feds Side With Microsoft in Korea Flap <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The Bush administration on Wednesday protested South Korea's decision to fine Microsoft roughly $32 million and order the software company to redesign portions of its Windows operating system. &quot;Korea's remedy goes beyond what is... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 09 Dec 2005 15:10:01 +0000 Microsoft Threatens to Pull Windows From South Korea <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft Corp., the world's largest software maker, threatened to pull its Windows operating system from South Korea if antitrust regulators order the company to remove programming for instant message and movie player services. ... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 28 Oct 2005 14:24:23 +0000 South Korea to Decide Microsoft Antitrust Case <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>South Korea's antitrust commission will make a final ruling next month on allegations that Microsoft unfairly used its dominant position to shut out rivals, the government said Monday. The nation's Fair Trade... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 27 Jun 2005 21:50:50 +0000 Microsoft grapples with attack on MSN Korea site <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has discovered an apparent attempt by hackers to steal user information from its South Korean MSN Web site and has taken action to repair the problem. The attack was directed at... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 03 Jun 2005 15:06:11 +0000 South Korea bans Ghost Recon 2 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Ubisoft's squad-based shooter will not be released in South Korea because the story goes &quot;way too far&quot;. Citing a plotline that goes &quot;way too far&quot;, South Korea's Media Rating Board has rejected... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 29 Nov 2004 15:33:56 +0000 PS2 approaches a million in South Korea <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Sony's PlayStation 2 is on track to reach a million unit installed base in South Korea by the end of 2004, according to the president of Sony Computer Entertainment Korea, Hiroyuki Kunugita. Although it's a... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 27 Jul 2004 02:04:24 +0000 Ghost Recon 2 plotline irks North Korea <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>North Korea isn't to happy about how it's being portrayed in Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon 2. North Korea is accusing Americans of hating them. With pretty bold statements like &quot;[Americans] have shown everyone their... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 28 Jun 2004 16:10:23 +0000 IBM execs, S. Korea officials accused of bribery <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Some 48 South Korean government officials and corporate executives, mainly from IBM ventures, have been charged with bribery in a case involving state contracts for computer parts and servers, prosecutors said Monday. Fourteen... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 05 Jan 2004 19:52:02 +0000 Japan, China, S. Korea developing next Net <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Japan, China and South Korea are reportedly planning to jointly develop Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6), the next-generation Internet standard, a move that will challenge the U.S.-dominated market for current IPv4-based Internet technology. The report... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Wed, 31 Dec 2003 09:43:19 +0000 N. Korea Wants Citizens to Be Tech-Savvy <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>North Korea's Dear Leader Kim Jong Il, whose sayings are followed by his people with a religious fervor, has defined three types of fools in the 21st century: people who smoke, people who don't appreciate... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 26 Dec 2003 03:01:37 +0000 Bill Gates "dead" rumour causes panic in South Korea <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>An unsubstantiated rumour that Bill Gates had been shot dead in Los Angeles caused share prices on the South Korean stock exchange to slump as panic selling ensued. The rumour, started on a... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Tom Warren) Fri, 04 Apr 2003 11:19:37 +0000 Microsoft, Korea Samsung Ink Deal <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The Microsoft Oven will operate correctly for another 12 days by which time you will need to &quot;Activate&quot; it or it will overcook everything! - ED, hehe Thanks News Whistler. Bringing a... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Parker) Wed, 17 Oct 2001 14:14:50 +0000