South Korea to ban crypto-currency trading

The announcement sent Bitcoin prices plummeting and threw the virtual coin market into turmoil.

Samsung scion denies corruption charges

Dec 27, 2017

Jay Y Lee refutes allegations of wrongdoing as legal appeal of his five-year jail term for corruption nears its end.

Samsung develops 'world's smallest' chip

Dec 20, 2017

The South Korean electronics company will produce the smallest DRAM chip as it looks to widen its technical lead on competitors.

SA learners put future education to the test

Aug 23, 2017

School children from local Curro schools and South Korea collaborate via video-streaming to build a 3D printer and drone.

Samsung to reinvent Note 7 for 'fans'

Jul 3, 2017

The firm will release a special edition Note 7 in South Korea, reusing parts from the cancelled run last year.

Samsung leader quizzed in corruption scandal

Jan 13, 2017

Jay Y Lee was questioned for over 22 hours by the South Korean special prosecutor on bribery suspicions in an influence-peddling scandal.

Samsung delays re-starting Note 7 sales in South Korea

Sep 26, 2016

The company is delaying the start of new Galaxy Note 7 smartphone sales in South Korea by three days.

LG to invest in robot technology

South Korea's LG Electronics will "aggressively" invest in robots, as it seeks to capitalise on advancing artificial intelligence.

Seoul adds warning signs for texting while walking

Jun 27, 2016

The South Korean city is testing traffic signs warning users of the dangers of using smartphones while walking.

South Korea trains keyboard warriors

Jun 20, 2016

Korea University's Cyber Defence curriculum offers free education in exchange for a seven-year commitment to the army's cyber warfare unit.

Massive North Korea cyber attack thwarted

Jun 13, 2016

The South Korean police's cyber investigation unit worked with companies and agencies affected to neutralise the malicious codes.

Bluetooth system helps pregnant passengers find train seats

Jun 6, 2016

South Korea's Pink Light campaign alerts people on trains when they should give up priority seating for a pregnant passenger.