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Schmidt wants US to back Taiwan and South Korean chipmakers
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Keep using Asians but outsourced to the US 

The US should do more to attract overseas chipmakers to build plants on its territory as a matter of national security, former Google chief Eric Schmidt wrote.

Google and Apple forced to open app stores
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Wednesday, 01 September 2021 12:33

Google and Apple forced to open app stores


At least in South Korea

Google and Apple will have to open their app stores to alternative payment systems in South Korea threatening their lucrative commissions on digital sales.

South Korea pouring billions into chip development
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$450 billion

It is starting to look like a chip race is looming, now that South Korea unveiled ambitious plans to spend roughly $450 billion to build the world's biggest chipmaking base over the next decade.

South Korea to dump Windows
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Tuesday, 11 February 2020 11:17

South Korea to dump Windows


2020 is the year of Linux on the desktop

South Korea's government is exploring moving most of its 3.3 million PCs from Windows to Linux.

LG launched phone powered by Gyrfalcon AI chip
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Updated: One big customer with LG Q70

Gyrfalcon Technology Inc. (GTI) is one of the hot names in AI startups, and the company managed to score a big customer for its AI chip.

LG profit falls
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Friday, 05 April 2019 12:33

LG profit falls


But better than expected

LG Electronics operating profit fell by a smaller than expected 19 percent in the first quarter.

South Korea launches 5G
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Wednesday, 03 April 2019 12:05

South Korea launches 5G


The first country to commercially roll out the tech

South Korea is the first country to commercially launch fifth-generation (5G) services.

South Korean watchdog cuts Qualcomm fine
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Thursday, 21 March 2019 12:26

South Korean watchdog cuts Qualcomm fine


Only $200 million now

South Korea’s antitrust regulator has lowered a decade-old penalty imposed on US chipmaker Qualcomm by 18 percent to $200 million.

South Korea turns off PCs on Fridays to make workers go home
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In the UK the same effect is caused by the sound of a pub opening

The government in South Korea's capital is introducing a new initiative to force its employees to leave work on time - by powering down all their computers at 20:00 on Fridays.

South Korean watchdog bites Qualcomm
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Monday, 27 March 2017 12:39

South Korean watchdog bites Qualcomm


Qualcomm blocked Samsung from flogging Exynos


The South Korea Trade Commission has decided that Qualcomm prevented Samsung from selling its Exynos processors to various third-party phone manufacturers.