South Korean tech giant moves to restructure through internal mergers and diversify its portfolio as it looks to reduce its reliance on the electronics business, which currently contributes over 75 percent of the group's profit and revenue.
By The Way
Eileen Yu checks out industry developments across the Asia-Pacific region, discussing their relevance to the global tech business landscape.
Eileen Yu began covering the IT industry when Asynchronous Transfer Mode was still hip and e-commerce was the new buzzword. Currently based in Singapore, she has over 16 years of industry experience with various publications including ZDNet, IDG, and Singapore Press Holdings.
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