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SOUTH KOREA

Download a movie a second with 5G
Download a movie a second with 5G

SEOUL SOUTH KOREA: Samsung Electronics said Monday it had successfully tested super-fast fifth-generation (5G) wireless technology that would eventually allow users to download an entire movie in one second.

13 May 2013

SOUTH KOREA

Hyundai to build Total's oil platform

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA: Hyundai Heavy Industries, the world's largest shipbuilder, said on Tuesday (26 March) it had won a US$2bn tender to build two offshore platforms for French energy giant Total.

27 Mar 2013

SOUTH AFRICA

Asia-Pacific region drives Aspen's revenue growth
Asia-Pacific region drives Aspen's revenue growth

SA's biggest drug manufacturer Aspen Pharmacare expects its Asia-Pacific business to generate the biggest share of the company's revenue by the end of the year‚ its chief executive Stephen Saad said at the release of its interim results for the six months to December.

By Tamar Kahn 8 Mar 2013

SOUTH KOREA

Full-HD smartphone from LG
Full-HD smartphone from LG

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA: LG Electronics on Monday (18 February) unveiled the latest version of its flagship smartphone, boasting a higher resolution screen aimed at gaining a technical edge over bigger rivals like Samsung.

19 Feb 2013

SOUTH KOREA

Samsung sells 100m smartphones
Samsung sells 100m smartphones

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA: Samsung Electronics said on Monday (14 January) that global sales of its flagship Galaxy S smartphones had topped 100m since the first model debuted in 2010, cementing its dominant position over US rival Apple.

15 Jan 2013

SOUTH KOREA

LG selling new generation TVs
LG selling new generation TVs

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA: South Korea's LG Electronics started selling new generation television sets on Wednesday (2 January) that use organic light-emitting diodes (OLED) that the company hopes will give it an edge of its giant rival Samsung.

3 Jan 2013

UNITED STATES

Samsung, Sharp in LCD price-fixing settlement
Samsung, Sharp in LCD price-fixing settlement

NEW YORK, US: South Korea's Samsung, Japan's Sharp and five other Asian firms have agreed to a US$553m settlement for illegally fixing liquid crystal display prices, New York state's attorney general said on Tuesday.

28 Dec 2011