SEOUL, KOREA – Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook's Co-Founder and CEO, left South Korea on Tuesday, rounding off his short visit to the nation. On Monday evening, Mark Zuckerberg met with President Park Geun-hye and talked about ways to move forward the creative economy agenda.
SEOUL, KOREA – Irving A. Williamson, Chairman of the United States International Trade Commission (ITC), told the Electronic Times on Tuesday, “Apple’s patent infringement lawsuit against Samsung Electronics is very tricky technology-wise.
SEOUL, KOREA – Samsung Electronics, the world’s biggest smartphone maker, is looking to buy Silicon Valley startups in communications, health and education, Eun, who leads Samsung’s Open Innovation Center in Palo Alto, California, said at the Bloomberg Next Big Thing Summit, according to Bloomberg.
SEOUL, KOREA – Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook's Co-Founder and CEO, visited South Korea. He arrived in Seoul on Monday and visited both the Blue House and Samsung Electronics on Tuesday. He talked with President Park Geun-hye about the Korean government’s creative economy agenda and ways to creative jobs at the Blue House.
SEOUL, KOREA – Samsung Electronics will launch the Samsung Galaxy S4 spin-offs - the S4 Mini, S4 Active and S4 Zoom – this month, but the spin-offs will not be available in South Korea. Though Samsung offers a range of smartphone choices, from premium to mid-range models, to overseas markets, Samsung has not been so generous to Korean consumers.
SEOUL, KOREA – Samsung Electronics has pinned high hopes on the Samsung Smart Signage Platform (SSSP), which was unveiled this year and is expected to lead the global signage market. Samsung formed partnerships with SI (system integration) companies that control nearly 20 markets.
SEOUL, KOREA – South Korean telecom operator SK Telecom and Samsung Electronics will kick off the commercial launch of LTE-A for the first time in the world as early as this month. Having completed the development of the Galaxy S4 supporting carrier aggregation (CA), the key to LTE-A, Samsung Electronics also obtained Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) certification on it.
SEOUL, KOREA – As Samsung Electronics sinks its teeth into robots, the domestic industry divides over the possible ramifications of Samsung’s new venture. Some think South Korea will eventually play a leading role in the global service robot market while others fear Samsung’s foray into the robotic industry would tear down the ecosystem for Korea’s fledgling robot industry.
SEOUL, KOREA – Samsung Electronics is eyeing service robots as the next-generation growth engine that will take over smartphones. As Samsung Electronics joins Google and Microsoft in jumping into the service robot market, competition for robot platforms among different network, operating system and hardware camps are expected.
SEOUL, KOREA – South Korean smartphones turned out to have raised their brand share of the global smartphone market. Samsung Galaxy smartphones ranked first in global brand share while iPhones finished second, followed by LG Optimus smartphones.
SEOUL, KOREA - Samsung Electronics plans to expand its investment into the telecommunications equipment business to jump up to be the leading company in the world market. To this end, the electronics giant is going to focus on two keywords: ‘China’ and ‘SDN’.
SEOUL, KOREA – Samsung Electronics has for the first time overtaken Apple in the US smartphone market. After outdoing Nokia in Finland in the first quarter of this year, Samsung Electronics also beat Apple on Apple’s home turf.
SEOUL, KOREA – The US International Trade Commission (ITC) ruled on Wednesday that the Apple had infringed on a patent (US patent number 348) owned by Samsung Electronics that involves the ability of devices to transmit multiple services simultaneously and correctly through 3G wireless technology.
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