South Korean chipmaker SK Hynix Inc. said Wednesday it posted a profit for a second straight quarter as the stronger won reduced the amount of debt denominated in foreign currencies.
LG will launch the Optimus G smartphone next week in South Korea, pinning hope on the new Android device to help revive its loss-making mobile business.
S. Korea’s antitrust watchdog has launched an investigation into whether Samsung is abusing its dominant position in the wireless market to disadvantage Apple.
South Korean phone maker Samsung won a home court ruling Friday in its global patent battle against Apple and its popular iPhone and iPad devices.
Hynix Co, which supplies mobile chips to Apple, sank to a quarterly loss as oversupply battered mobile chip prices while demand for personal computers weakened.
Philippine police have arrested eight South Koreans who allegedly hacked into one of the country’s biggest telecommunications companies to lower IDD calls.
Two individuals have been arrested in line with the hacking incident on South Korea’s KT, in which user data of over 8 million subscribers were stolen.
Samsung Electronics Co. said Friday its net profit swelled to 5.2 trillion won or $4.5 billion in the April-June quarter, a 48% jump from a year earlier.
Samsung has bought the mobile-phone technology division of CSR, the British firm formerly known as Cambridge Silicon Radio.
The European Parliament votes against ratifying ACTA, marking a victory for privacy advocates but pissing off Intellectual Property (IP) rights advocates.