South Korea

Workers Killed In Fire At South Korean Battery Plant

At least 22 workers killed in fire at lithium battery plant near Seoul after chain of explosions destroy second floor…

3 hours ago

Terra Labs, Do Kwon Settle SEC Fraud Case

Tentative settlement reportedly reached between the US SEC and Singapore's Terraform Labs and founder Do Kwon

3 weeks ago

China Premier Welcomes Foreign Tech Investment

In meeting with Samsung chair Chinese Premier Li Qiang welcomes further investment from foreign firms, promises improved conditions

4 weeks ago

AI Safety Summit 2024: Tech Firms Agree AI Safety Pledges

Second AI Safety Summit sees major players in the AI space pledge to develop the technology safely, amid rapid advances

1 month ago

Superconductor Claim Labelled ‘Baseless’ By South Korea Experts

'Breakthrough' claim by South Korean researchers of a room-temperature superconductor dismissed by reviewing experts

6 months ago

Terra Co-Founder Do Kwon To Be Extradited

Court in Montenegro approves extradition of 'cryptocurrency king' Do Kwon, but to which country? South Korea or United States?

7 months ago

Industrial Robot Crushes Man To Death

Rise of the machines? Factory worker at a vegetable packing plant in South Korea killed by industrial robot

8 months ago

South Korean NAND Memory Exports Rise Amidst Chip Gloom

Dominant memory maker South Korea sees rise in NAND flash memory exports in sign worldwide chip slump may be nearing…

8 months ago

Samsung, SK Hynix Get US Licence For China Chip Gear Exports

US grants Samsung, SK Hynix indefinite licence to export high-end chip equipment to their factories in China amidst 'all-out war'…

9 months ago

‘Room-Temperature Superconductor Claim Triggers Investigation

South Korean researchers grab attention after breakthrough claim of a room-temperature, ambient-pressure superconductor

11 months ago

Tech Investors Flee China As Political Tensions Worsen

Private capital fundraising in Asia-Pacific on track for 10-year low as VC funding in China drops nearly 55 percent, report…

11 months ago

Samsung Sues Chinese Rival Over Display Patents

Samsung Display sues China's BOE over allegedly infringed OLED display patents as China encroaches on South Korean market share

12 months ago

Jailed S Korean Chip Executive Protests Innocence

Jailed former Samsung executive denies stealing chip industry secrets as South Korean prosecutors plan to begin trial later this month

12 months ago

Terra Co-Founder Do Kwon Prison Sentence

Court in Montenegro jails Terraform Labs founder Do Kwon and CFO for four months, for forging official documents

1 year ago

US Urges South Korea Not To Fill Micron Shortfall In China

US urges South Korea to tell companies not to make up for Micron exports to China if company is banned…

1 year ago

South Korea Fines Google £26m For Blocking Rival App Store

South Korean regulator fines Google 42.1bn won for attempting to block the growth of rival app store One Store through…

1 year ago

Japan Set To Ramp Chip Spending Amidst US Push

Japan expected to sharply increase spending on chipmaking equipment as it takes advantage of US-China trade war to boost its…

1 year ago

South Korea, US Seek Do Kwon Extradition

Who has first dibs? South Korea and the United States have both requested the extradition of Terra co-founder Do Kwon

1 year ago

Terra Co-Founder Do Kwon Arrested In Montenegro

Interpol confirms Do Kwon arrested after six months on the run, after spectacular demise of TerraUSD cryptocurrency

1 year ago

Samsung To Spend $228 Billion On South Korean Chip Plant

South Korean government announces 'world's largest' chip complex near Seoul. Samsung says it will spend $228 billion

1 year ago

South Korean Start-Up Challenges Nvidia AI Dominance

South Korean start-up Rebellions releases AI chip Atom to challenge Nvidia in domestic market, as country's government backs industry growth

1 year ago

South Korea Looks To Expand Tax Cuts For Chip Firms

South Korean government wants to expand capex tax cuts for chip companies to as high as 25 percent in revision…

1 year ago

TerraUSD’s Do Kwon In Serbia, South Korea Says

South Korean authorities say Do Kwon, co-founder of failed TerraUSD cryptocurrency, has fled arrest warrant and is in Serbia

2 years ago

South Korea To Offer Blockchain-Based IDs

South Korea set to roll out blockchain identity verification to citizens with smartphones in 2024 as it looks to boost…

2 years ago

South Korea Issues Arrest Warrant For TerraUSD’s Do Kwon

Do Kwon, the co-founder of failed TerraUSD cryptocurrency, is the subject of an arrest warrant issued by South Korean authorities

2 years ago

Japan Aims To Ramp EV Battery Production Amidst Stiff Competition

Japan aims to boost domestic battery production capacity tenfold as country loses market share to Chinese and South Korean rivals

2 years ago

Apple Submits Alternative Payment System In South Korea

App Store compliance move as Apple reportedly submits plan for alternative payment system in South Korea to comply with new…

2 years ago

Google To Allow Third Party App Payments In South Korea

Your move Apple? Third party payment systems will be allowed in Google's app ecosystem in South Korea, to comply with…

3 years ago

Apple Risks South Korean Clash After Investigation Warning

South Korean government official warns of possible investigation into Apple's compliance with new App Store payment law in that country

3 years ago

South Korea Slaps Google With $177m Fine

Antitrust regulator in South Korea has fined Google $177m for blocking customised versions of the Android operating system

3 years ago