At a recent event in Taipei, Oh-hyun Kwon - chief of device solutions at the South Korean firm Samsung - said that, with the economic downturn having affected the demand for chips, the semiconductor industry will likely witness a low growth rate in 2012.
South Korean scientists have devised a "smart" window that saves energy by automatically switching from summer to winter mode.
The new "smart" window becomes transparent in winters so that it could draw heat from the sun, and starts darkening when it gets hot outside.
US carrier Verizon has join forces with South Korean manufacturer Samsung in its ongoing patent war against Apple.
Cupertino, Calif.-based Apple is seeking a ban on the sale of some Samsung devices in the US, claiming that they infringe on its patents. But, Verizon argues that any ban on the Samsung products will have negative effect on subscribers on its network.
Samsung will now fight its patent lawsuits against Apple more aggressively, a top executive of the South Korean electronics firm.
Lee Younghee, chief of Samsung's global marketing for mobile communications, accused Cupertino, Calif.-based Apple of "free riding" on Samsung's patented wireless technologies. She warned that they would take a tougher stance in the patent battle with Apple.
There was a time when South Korea was considered as the global leader in human embryonic stem cell research but then in 2005, when the work of Korea’s pre-eminent scientist Hwang Woo-suk’s team was reviewed by the review board, they sparked a fraud case over it and said that they have manipulated the data in its studies by copying from some other source.
This report was a big shock for the entire global scientific community.
Apple has filed a counter suit against South Korean electronics giant Samsung in the UK as the legal battle over alleged patent infringements is not over.
The Cupertino, Calif.-based tech gadget maker has confirmed that it had filed a countersuit against Samsung's suit that had been filed in the High Court in June this year.