[Weekly News] What’s Happening In Korea? (3. Feb)
  ·  2013년 02월 04일

beSUCCESS covers weekly news in Korea, 3 Feb.

What Doesn’t Kill You Makes You Stronger: Qualcomm’s Investment In Pantech (But What Is It Anyway?)
  ·  2013년 01월 23일

Qualcomm will be investing $23 million in Pantech, the company ranked 3rd in the mobile industry in South Korea. Who is Pantech? Will there be a shift in dynamics? Will there be significant changes made in the industry? Why is Kanye West relevant in all this? beSUCCESS answers these questions.

[Weekly News] What’s Up In Korea? (23. Jan)
  ·  2013년 01월 23일

beSUCCESS covers weekly news in Korea, 23 Jan.

Korea 1 and 2 in American Mobile Market, Pushing Apple into 3rd Place
  ·  2013년 01월 21일

Samsung and LG have regained 1st and 2nd place in the US phone market, with poor sales of the iPhone 5 responsible for the increased market share by the two Korean manufacturers.

LG and Samsung back in Court Over Alleged Display Patent Infringements
  ·  2013년 01월 21일

LG and Samsung scuffle over alleged display patent infringements. The Korean government calls for a return to innovation, rather than court battles.

[Weekly News] What’s up in Korea? (14. Jan)
  ·  2013년 01월 14일

beSUCCESS covers weekly news in Korea, 14 Jan.

Bendy Smart Phone Screens Meet Politics at Samsung Dominated CES 2013
2013년 01월 10일

Samsung has revealed more exciting tech at CES 2013. Bendy screens – super-powerful processors…and an aging politician taling about gun control.

[Part II] On the LG Investment: what about Samsung?
  ·  2013년 01월 10일

It’s no news that LG Display competes with Samsung for the title of the world’s largest LCD maker. At the same time, LG is also seeking to expand its manufacturing lines to meet heavy demands for their tablets and smartphones. Meanwhile, Samsung will invest more in the home appliance industry such as fridges and robot vacuum cleaners. This can be seen as their attempt at strengthening their home appliances portfolio that is considerably weak compared to LG’s.

[Part I] On the LG Investment: 3 major reasons why LG loves their Smart TV Alliance
  ·  2013년 01월 09일

In the recent International Consumer Electronics Show (ICES) that was held this Monday, LG expressed their interest in business alliance, namely, a “Smart TV Alliance” by securing new partners. Smart TV Alliance is an industry body complete with involvements from LG Electronics, Philips, Qualcomm, and Toshiba just to name a few.

[Weekly News] What’s up in Korea? (9. Jan)
  ·  2013년 01월 09일

beSUCCESS covers weekly news in Korea, 9 Jan.

TV Wars at CES 2013 – And the Winner is…Sony
2013년 01월 08일

Sony has arguably beaten Samsung and LG (and everyone else) by combining the two biggest TV technology developments in one amazing TV set at the World’s biggest consumer electronics show in Las Vegas.

Can Samsung’s Next Gen. Smart TVs answer Consumer Frustration?
  ·  2013년 01월 08일

54Million Smart TVs were sold in 2012. but many consumers were non-fussed with the usability of many of the new features and globally only about 60% of internet ready TVs were ever connected (only 10% regularly connected in Europe). Can Samsung attract better usability reviews with its new products?

Apple thumped in their most recent ‘Away Game’
2013년 01월 07일

Apple’s iphone 5 fails to hit the target in arch rival Samsung’s home country, South Korea.

Galaxy Note II: its implications for Samsung and whether it will lead to a new litigation battle between Samsung and Apple
  ·  2013년 01월 03일

Samsung sold its millionth Galaxy Note II in Korea just over 90 days after its launch, in September. This means that Galaxy Note II’s domestic and global sales now reached 5 million units. Let’s compare this with Galaxy Note 1. In its early phase sales, it took Samsung 10 months to reach 10 million sales. We expect that Galaxy Note II will achieve the same feat in 4-5 months given the current…

If you can’t fight ‘em, Joyn ‘em: net neutrality war declared by Korean telcos against KakaoTalk
  ·  2012년 12월 27일

In early December, the major Korean telcos launched Joyn, a mobile messenger service which would allow subscribers to message, call and send files to other users. This could enhance the market entry cost greatly and make it difficult for small IT startups in Korea.

Fresh Samsung Galaxy S4 Rumors: what Samsung confirmed and its goal for 2013
  ·  2012년 12월 27일

Currently, Samsung Electronics is investing huge amounts of resources for the TIZEN expansion across the world. Already, the mobile OS ‘BADA’ platform is being synchronized to the TIZEN format, and considering the experience with BADA smartphones, selling around 20 million worldwide, it seems that Samsung’s decision will allow Samsung’s Galaxy smartphone series to be increasingly independent by decreasing the dependence on Google and others.

삼성, 실리콘밸리 팔로 알토에 엑셀러레이팅 센터 오픈 예정
2012년 12월 17일

조금 지난 얘기긴 하지만, 삼성이 미국 실리콘밸리 팔로 알토 University 거리 중 2층에 엑셀러레이팅 프로그램을 위한 사무실을 개소할 예정이라고 한다. (관련 기사) 기사 중 현재 건물 위치가 확정되거나 공사가 진행 중이라는 얘기는 없지만, 삼성이 팔로 알토 한 복판에 액셀러레이팅을 위한 공간을 마련한다는 것은 시사하는 바가 크다.

Today’s Top 3 Silicon Valley News(10.31)
2012년 11월 01일

1) 인터넷을 좋아하고 싼 것을 좋아한다면… 삼성의 249달러짜리 크롬북
2) 대학생들이 일하고 싶어하는 직장 TOP10
3) 샐러드 만드는 로봇의 등장(한국)

Samsung attacks Apple again in new ad
2012년 10월 25일

Samsung published its advertisement showing the superiority of their map service, slamming iPhone’s new map service which has been criticized by many users. In the advertisement, a Google map on the Galaxy screen was shown with the title “You always know where you are with Samsung”.

Samsung is Hiring To Grow Its Gaming Department
  ·  2012년 10월 23일

Samsung is recruiting people for 3 areas: game planning, 2D/3D design, and Server Client developments in the Samsung group. There were no confirmed reports about what segment of the gaming industry Samsung would enter. It will be interesting to watch the entry of this technology giant into the gaming industry.