South Korea

Korea Superconductor Papers Published ‘Without Consent’ – Yonhap

Sukbae Lee, one of the scientists that the alleged superconductor LK-99 is named after, said the claims were in the…

7 months ago

Stagnant Demand, China Woes Temper Waning Chip Glut Cheer

The unprecedented oversupply of commodity chips has lingered since last year, and added to woes of an industry that was…

7 months ago

Chip Arm Losses Tank Samsung’s Second-Quarter Profits by 96%

The South Korean tech giant estimated its Q2 operating profit fell to $459 million, the lowest for any quarter since…

8 months ago

South Koreans Become A Year Or Two Younger With New Age Law

Under the traditional age counting system, used most commonly in South Koreans' everyday life, people are deemed to be a…

8 months ago

How Samsung Exec ‘Stole $200m Chip Secrets’ for Foxconn China Fab

Prosecutors say 65-year-old Choi Jinseog, once hailed as a star in Korea's chip industry, tapped Samsung’s supplier network to steal…

8 months ago

US ‘to Extend’ China Chip Curb Waivers for South Korea, Taiwan

The move will allow the chipmakers, which include Samsung, SK Hynix and TSMC, to continue to import US chipmaking tools…

8 months ago

Competition in Chip Industry an ‘All-Out War’, South Korea Says

South Korean president Yoon Suk Yeol vowed to support the South Korean chip sector in the face of heightened tensions…

9 months ago

China Says it Will Strengthen Chip Ties With South Korea

South Korea is in the crosshairs of a tit-for-tat row between China and the United States over semiconductors

9 months ago

Hyundai, LG Eye $4.3bn US Battery Plant in EV Tax Credit Push

The battery plant, set to built in the state of Georgia, will have an annual production capacity of 30 gigawatt-hours,…

9 months ago

South Korea Asks US to Review China Curbs in Chips Act Funding

South Korea's Samsung and SK Hynix, the world's top two makers of memory chips, have invested billions of dollars in…

9 months ago

China’s Micron Ban Adds to Asian Chipmakers’ Investment Woes

"It takes huge amounts of pre-emptive investment to be a chipmaker, and it takes five years, 10 years to break…

9 months ago

South Korea Asked Not to Fill Chip Gap if China Bans Micron

Washington has asked Seoul to encourage Samsung and SK Hynix to hold back from boosting China sales if Micron is banned as…

10 months ago