US Huawei ban set to take effect

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The world’s largest smartphone and telecom equipment maker, Huawei Technologies, could find doing business a bit more difficult starting on Tuesday (Sept. 15). Af...

Samsung wins $6.6 billion contract from Verizon to create 5G

Samsung Electronics Co. will develop 5G network infrastructure for Verizon Communications under a $6.65 billion deal announced Monday. The contract runs through 2025, according to a ...

Samsung's Lee indicted over controversial 2015 merger

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean prosecutors on Tuesday indicted Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong on charges of stock-price manipulation and other financial crimes, setting up what could be a protracte...

South Korea: Samsung chief indicted over merger

Samsung Group leader Jay Y. Lee has been indicted on multiple charges over a controversial 2015 merger of two business units, a prosecution official said Tuesday. The merger of Samsung C&T and Ch...

China looking to hire Korean engineers after poaching Taiwan's TSMC talent

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Aside from hiring over 100 experienced engineers and managers from Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), Chinese chip manufacturers are said to be enlisting e...

Asian shares mixed as investors watch talks on US stimulus

Stocks were mixed in Asia on Thursday as investors watched to see if lawmakers will come ahead with fresh stimulus for a U.S. economy struggling with shutdowns as new coronavirus outbreaks flare. ...

Taiwan’s TSMC the world’s top chipmaker by market cap

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is the world’s biggest semiconductor company in terms of market capitalization, eclipsing Samsung Electronics, acco...

Samsung projects profit jump for 2nd quarter

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Tuesday its operating profit for the last quarter likely rose 23% from the same period last year. The growth was apparently dr...

TSMC continues to thrive despite challenge from Samsung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — While Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) currently controls half of the world’s contract chipmaking business, it is now facing an increased challenge from...

Ideas on sustainable, vegan leather and programme to aid visually-impaired children clinch top prizes at Samsung Solve for Tomorrow 2020 competition

A new Samsung poll shows that Gen Zs in Singapore are most concerned about environmental issues, and 81 percent of them feel empowered to be actively involved in solving the nation’s challenges SINGAP...

An Immersive Viewing Experience Like Never Before: Samsung Introduces 2020 TV and Soundbar Line-up

New line-up will captivate users with its premium design, sophisticated picture quality, AI-powered innovation and immersive sound experience Samsung Q950TS QLED 8K TV SINGAPORE - ...

In virus-hit South Korea, AI monitors lonely elders

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — In a cramped office in eastern Seoul, Hwang Seungwon points a remote control toward a huge NASA-like overhead screen stretching across one of the walls. Wi...

Fired Samsung worker ends tower protest following apology

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A former Samsung employee who spent nearly a year protesting his firing by living atop a 25-meter (82-foot) traffic camera tower in South Korea’s capital was helped back down...

Samsung's Lee apologizes over management, union busting

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong on Wednesday expressed remorse but offered no clear admission of wrongdoing over his alleged involvement in a 2016 corruption scandal that spurred m...

Samsung expects profit decline as pandemic hits sales

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Wednesday its operating profit for the first three months of 2020 rose 3.4% from a year earlier driven by increasing demands for computer chips. ...