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Samsung refrigerator production line restarts, worker suspected to have COVID-19 tests negative

Samsung Electronics said that it restarted its refrigerator production line in South Korea earlier today. Yesterday, the company had to temporarily shut down the manufacturing facility as one of its workers was suspected of having come in contact with the COVID-19 virus. However, they were later tested negative for COVID-19.On Thursday, one worker from Samsung’s […]

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Samsung to hold QLED TV sales exhibition in South Korea to celebrate a special milestone

Samsung has been the number one TV brand in the world for 14 consecutive years, and that’s no small feat. To celebrate this special milestone, the company has announced that it is holding a QLED TV sales exhibition in South Korea where customers can bag benefits worth KRW 1 million (around $835).The special sales exhibition […]

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Validity of probe into Samsung heir Lee Jae-Yong to be determined today

Samsung heir Lee Jae-Yong has been embroiled in a long-running corruption scandal and accounting fraud case. He appeared in a court earlier this month for court proceedings and dodged an arrest. Later, it was decided that an outside committee will review the validity of the probe, and that is going to determined today.South Korea’s top […]

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New Galaxy S20 update brings camera improvements, July security patch

Samsung is now releasing a new firmware update for the Galaxy S20 series and, surprise, it comes with the July 2020 security patch. Not only is this the first time we see the July 2020 patch being rolled out, but the changelog also mentions improvements to the camera such as better high-magnification (zoomed-in) shots and […]

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Additional Galaxy Buds+ BTS Edition stocks to arrive after July

Samsung had unveiled BTS-themed Galaxy S20+ and Galaxy Buds+ in limited markets earlier this month. The limited-edition smartphone and wireless earbuds went out of stock within hours of going on pre-orders. Now, the company has announced that it plans to bring more units of the Galaxy Buds+ BTS Edition after July.The company will conduct another […]

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Samsung to build a P3 ‘total semiconductor factory’ in Pyeongtaek by 2021

It hasn’t been long since Samsung completed the construction of its P2 semiconductor plant in Pyeongtaek, but now, the company is preparing to build its 3rd ‘P3’ semiconductor factory in the same city in the Gyeonggi Province. According to reports from the local media, Samsung wants to start constructing the P3 plant in September and make […]

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Samsung reveals South Korean pricing for Odyssey G9 gaming monitor

Samsung had unveiled its new Odyssey gaming monitor lineup at CES 2020 earlier this year. The Odyssey G7 was launched in South Korea earlier this month. Now, the company has revealed the pricing of the 49-inch Odyssey G9 gaming monitor for its home market.The Odyssey G9 is now listed on Samsung’s website for South Korea, […]

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Samsung’s smart factory tech remains key in global coronavirus fight

Samsung is once again expanding its contributions to the global fight against the novel coronavirus strain, having most recently focused on better supporting mask manufacturers. More specifically, it shared its smart factory tech and practices with Polish producer PTAK, consequently tripling its daily output to nearly 70,000 masks, according to its own estimates. This achievement […]

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Korea FTC Allows Apple to Draw Up Measures to Correct Anti-Competitive Practices

South Korea’s antitrust regulator has decided to allow Apple to map out a set of measure to address its anti-competitive business practices in the country, reports the Korea Herald. The Fair Trade Commission investigated Apple Korea for requiring SK Telecom, KT Corp, and LG Uplus Corp to pay the cost of television advertisements and warranty […]

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Galaxy Watch Active 2 gets blood pressure monitoring in South Korea

The Galaxy Watch Active 2 features heart rate monitoring and ECG, but it lacked blood pressure monitoring. Two months ago, Samsung had announced the blood pressure monitoring feature for the smartwatch and that the feature was cleared by the South Korean drug safety agency to measure blood pressure. Today, the company is rolling out blood pressure […]

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Samsung to launch Intel-powered Galaxy Book S in South Korea on July 3

Samsung had unveiled the Galaxy Book S ten months ago, and it came equipped with the Snapdragon 8cx processor. Two months ago, it was revealed that the South Korean firm has plans to launch an Intel version of the lightweight notebook. Today, the company has confirmed that the Galaxy Book S with Intel’s Lakefield CPU […]

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Probe against Samsung heir Lee-Jae yong could be reviewed by outside committee

An outside committee could review the ongoing probe that’s looking into corruption allegations against Samsung Group’s Vice President Lee Jae-yong. A civilian panel will decide today whether it is necessary for the prosecution to assemble a panel of outside experts to review the validity of the ongoing case against the company’s heir.Seoul’s Central District Prosecutor’s […]

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Samsung VP Lee Jae-yong appears in court, awaits decision on whether he’ll go back to jail

Lee Jae-yong, Samsung Group’s Vice President, isn’t entirely out of the corruption scandal yet. He had issued a historic apology last month and vowed to end the royal family line in the business. A few days later, allegations against him cropped up, relating to his involvement in the controversial merger between Samsung C&T and Cheil […]

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Samsung Group steps in to deny allegations against heir Lee Jae-yong

Samsung Group has stepped in to deny the recent allegations concerning heir Lee Jae-yong’s involvement in the controversial merger between Samsung C&T and Cheil Industries. The de facto leader was summoned for investigation by the Seoul Central District Prosecutor’s Office last week, and local prosecutors sought an arrest warrant for Samsung’s heir yesterday.According to Yonhap […]

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Samsung announces plans to expand memory chip production capacity in Korea

Samsung is the world leader in memory and storage chip segments, and the company has now announced that it plans to expand its NAND flash memory chip production. It will invest in Line 2 at its Pyeongtaek factory to expand the production to meet the increased demand for computers and servers since the COVID-19 lockdown measures […]

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The few Galaxy Home Mini owners that exist get a new firmware update

The Galaxy Home Mini just got a new firmware update to version V310XXU1ATE3. It weighs 11MB and it seemingly brings stability improvements along with some changes to Bixby integration. The firmware update is rolling out now in South Korea, and that’s entirely expected given that the Galaxy Home Mini hasn’t been released anywhere else.This is the […]

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