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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.

SK Hynix to construct new facility in South Korea
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SK Hynix is runner-up in NAND flash next to Samsung

SK Hynix announced on Friday that it will be constructing a new fabrication facility at its factory in Cheongju, South Korea to meet increasing demand for NAND flash components.

South Korea investigates Google
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Friday, 12 August 2016 12:37

South Korea investigates Google


Playing monopoly

South Korea's antitrust regulator has admitted for the first time that it is looking into whether Google has violated the country's anticompetition laws.

Austrian actor pushes South Korean products in USA
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Dancing with the devils

Samsung is spending millions of dollars pushing its upcoming Galaxy Note 7 tablet in the USA and thinks that hiring Austrian film star Christopher Waltz to mock how busy citizens already are will help persuade Americans to favour a Korean product over Apple offerings.