Samsung's vice-chair Lee Jae-yong to be released from jail as part of South Korea's Liberation Day. He has served 18 months of his 30-month sentence which was handed to him at a January retrial.
Samsung's chairman Lee Jae-yong has been sentenced to 2.5 years after a retrial over bribery. He was sentenced to 5 years in 2017 but that was halved then suspended, seeing him go free in 2018.
LG Electronics has announced a new member of its next-generation LG Gram laptop models in South Korea. The new variant has a 16-inch WQXGA IPS display, set to launch in January 2021.
Samsung's Chairman, Lee Kun-hee, has passed away at the age of 78. He had spent the last six years in hospital after suffering a heart attack. Lee had a mixed reputation over his work at Samsung.
Intel has announced that it is selling its NAND SSD business and manufacturing facility to South Korea-based SK Hynix for $9 billion. The acquisition is supposed to be complete by 2025.
As a pilot program, Samsung is allowing some employees in its mobile and electronics division in South Korea to work from home. It is assessing whether it can adopt working from home on a wider scale.
Just like for the S20 line, Samsung might ditch the Exynos 990 chip for Qualcomm's offering on the Note20 Ultra sold in South Korea. The phone will most likely sport a Snapdragon 865+ chip.
LG Velvet has officially been announced in South Korea with a spec sheet that was already confirmed before, including a Snapdragon 765 chipset, a 6.8-inch display, and a raindrop style rear camera.
Apple, which closed all 458 stores outside mainland China, is restarting operations at its sole South Korean location. The retail stores in the U.S. are expected to be operational in early May.
Amid dwindling demand and a backlog of LCD units, Samsung will let go of all LCD production by the end of 2020. One of the existing factories will be converted to build quantum dot screens.
Samsung has once again had to shut down its Gumi plant in South Korea due to an employee getting infected with the coronavirus. The plant produces flagship phones like the Galaxy S20 and Z Flip.
Samsung confirmed on Saturday that one employee at its mobile device factory complex in Gumi City, South Korea has been infected with the deadly coronavirus. The facility has already been shut down.
The company announced mass production of its sixth-generation V-NAND SSDs with the industry's first 100+ layer single-tier design that boasts faster access speeds and efficient power usage.
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.
Japan will impose tougher restrictions upon South Korean companies with regard to export of tech materials like phone displays. It is also considering removing the country from its trade "white list".
Samsung is said to be testing a 5G version of its rumored Galaxy A90 mid-range smartphone in South Korea. The device is also claimed to be featuring a 32MP main camera on the back.
The U.S. and South Korea are now battling for the title of the first 5G network as Verizon launched its service in two cities a few hours after South Korea rolled out 5G access to six celebrities.
Although Samsung announced the 5G version of its Galaxy S10 late last month, it never gave details about when it would be released. It didn't take long, as the firm has announced an April 5 date.
LG Electronics confirmed today that the G8 ThinQ will be up for grabs at ₩897,600, or approximately $792 based on the current conversion. Pre-orders will start March 15 until March 21 in South Korea.
The Galaxy Watch Golf Edition can now be purchased in South Korea in two models and it comes with the Smart Caddie app. This variant also includes the same specs as the original edition.
Samsung's new factory on the outskirts of New Delhi has been opened today by India's Prime Minister and the South Korean President. The new factory is said to be the biggest in the world.
PUBG Corp. has dropped its copyright infringement lawsuit against Fortnite developer Epic Games. It's not clear why the move took place or whether there was an out-of-court settlement.
According to reports, the developer of PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds has filed a copyright infringement case against Epic Games, likely due to the similarities between PUBG and Fortnite.
Facebook was fined 396 million won, or approximately $369,400, in South Korea for allegedly throttling user access to its site by rerouting users to servers located in Hong Kong and the United States.
Rob Joyce, head of cybersecurity at the White House, has cast doubt on the possibility of bitcoin regulation in the near term. The White House is still weighing up the benefits and risks of bitcoin.
In an amended cross-licensing agreement, Samsung and Qualcomm have settled their differences over an appeal of an antitrust suit. Samsung has withdrawn from a Korean FTC investigation.
The VPN service, Private Internet Access, will no longer allow users to make VPN connections to South Korea after it found out that law enforcement was going to clone the company's data.
The South Korean government has rejected a proposal to ban cryptocurrency trading in the country which was alluded to by the justice minister. The country will more tightly regulate the market.
The finance minister of South Korea has stated that the country is drafting up a law that would ban the trading of cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin and ethereum. The news has caused prices to drop.
After testing the update through LG OS Preview program, the Korean company is now rolling out the Android 8.0 Oreo update for the LG V30 in South Korea over-the-air and through LG Bridge software.
There will be 11 different types of robots that will be helping with logistics, tourist information, cleaning, making art, and even fishing during the Winter Olympics events in South Korea in 2018.
A meat vending machine is being trialed in South Korea; the machine can regulate its own temperature, can provide meat at a much lower cost, and has been designed to help single-person homes.
Samsung's vice chairman has been sentenced to five years in jail by a South Korean court for a slew of financial crimes. His downfall is the latest bit of bad press that the company has received.
The reworked Samsung Galaxy Note7 fan edition has received the teardown treatment and revealed the new internals implemented by the company, including a smaller battery and antenna.
Samsung has resurrected its fiery flagship - presumably, with less fire this time - launching refurbished models built with 'unopened and unused' components originally designed for the Galaxy Note7.
The recently-announced Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017), which is the successor to last year's model, is going to launch in South Korea on July 4 for a price of 344,300 won (about $300).
Following the fiery fiasco of its Galaxy Note7 last year, Samsung said it would sell refurbished models of the recalled handsets. They will go on sale this week as the 'Galaxy Note Fan Edition'.
LG has set a new record with its flexible 77-inch OLED display. The display is part of a project with South Korea's government, which will see it being used in all types of new unique applications.
The South Korean version of the high speed transport system will go by the name Hypertube Express, and it will supposedly cut the journey time from Busan to Seoul from 3 hours down to 20 minutes.
With expressways, bus lanes, parking areas, and more, K-City will offer a 360,000 square metre automated vehicle testing area for Hyundai, Kia, Samsung, and many other South Korean companies.