Articles about Korea
A new player could enter by April 2015 if its license application is approved, promising lower mobile tariffs across the country by as much as 60 percent.
The electronics giant wants to invest more of its huge war chest in new technology and marketing, and is looking to reward investors more by at least doubling its dividend yield.
A law passed in the late 90's to facilitate ecommerce security requires using an ActiveX control, and therefore IE, to shop on Korean sites. Some users hack around the restriction.
The government is partnering local carriers to offer smartphones and services for people over 65 years old. Features include reduced sensitivity of touchscreen, enlarged icons, reduced service charges and higher data quotas.
A new campaign against South Korean institutes appears to be the work of North Korean hackers, according to Kaspersky Lab.
The differential GPS system will enable digital multimedia broadcasting devices such as car navigation systems to receive and use information in times of distress, and also reduce the margin of error from regular GPS systems.
Financial regulator instructs companies to authenticate users through SMS or automated response systems if the requested withdrawal amount exceed US$2,757, amid a rise in cyber fraud in the country.
A fire at its plant in Wuxi, China, has "no material damage" to fab equipment and will not impact supply volume, says the South Korean chipmaker and world's second-largest maker of memory chips.
South Korean chip manufacturer plans to capitalize on demand for mobile devices in China by focusing on image sensors for handsets and tablets. It kicked off a roadshow in Shenzhen to attract new customers.
The Seoul Supreme Prosecutors' Office is investigating a local IT company and its president, over allegations it assisted North Korean hackers infect over 110,000 computers.
Operator of South Korea's largest Web portal wants to help ensure the growth of smaller IT companies and venture startups, amid antitrust investigations over its alleged unfair business practices.
South Korea ranks tops for average selling price of handsets at US$415 last year. This was ahead of Japan, followed by Canada, the U.S. and Norway, according to Strategy Analytics.
South Korean Ministry of Science blames the North for the June 25 cyberattacks which brought down the websites of the presidential and prime minister's offices.
So far, 2,000 locations have already been connected with free Wi-Fi networks in the country, and the number will rise to 12,000 by 2017, so citizens can get better access to the Internet.
Financial regulator to instruct local banks to separate their network systems into two, for internal and external usage, and is pushing to set up a consolidated backup center, as part of measures to beef up defenses against cyberattacks.