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Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning has completed development work on a new security feature, called Kill Switch, which it wants to make available in all smartphones sold in the country.
Samsung expects to report a quarterly profit decline, with the company estimating a 2014 first quarter operating profit of approximately 8.4 trillion Korean won.
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.
Faced with tough competition from Chinese manufacturers and market slump, South Korean tech giants including SK, LG, and Samsung are finding it tough to keep their solar businesses running.
Korean smartphone maker says it's "puzzled" over SK Telecom's move to sell the Galaxy S5 before the April 11 launch date. The move comes just before the operator must begin its suspension for breaching the country's subsidy rule.
Korea Communications Commission begins investigation into mobile retail shops operating across the country, following a spate of reports concerning customer data leaks.
In the first joint statement issued by the country's mobile operators, SK Telecom, KT, and LG Uplus agree to refrain from offerings device subsidies beyond the legal limit, in a move to stabilize the market.
Smartphone maker escapes the need to gain government approval, after South Korea's Ministry of Food and Drug Safety confirms the Galaxy S5 will not be classified a medical device despite its in-built heart rate sensor.
Over US$18 billion in grants and loans will be available for new ventures, and the program will be expanded to all four of the country's special R&D zones.
Microsoft's movement-recognition Kinect software has morphed from virtual shooter gaming to the real-life challenge of guarding the world's last Cold War border.
The penalty is the first of its kind slapped on a global company in South Korea for violating private info protection laws, when it was building its Street View service.
Akamai's latest State of the Internet report for Q3 2013 shows Australia's average connection speed slowly picking up, as South Korea, Japan, and Hong Kong continue to race ahead.
Samsung has dropped profits in the last quarter, despite producing record revenue figures.
New guidelines will require the industry to allow smartphone users the option to delete unnecessary pre-loaded applications, to rectify unreasonable practices and reduce inconvenience.
Top execs face dismissal, while financial firms face heavier fines and suspensions as part of proposed measures in the wake of the data breach involving over 20 million credit card customers revealed earlier this week.