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LG Wallet trademark hints at an Android Pay rival

LG Wallet trademark hints at an Android Pay rival

| June 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

Whatever your handset of choice, you probably have at least one mobile payment method available to you, be it Android Pay , Apple Pay or Samsung Pay , but another option known as LG Wallet could be on the way. LG has applied to trademark the term LG Wallet in both the US and South [...]

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Samsung Updates Bixby With Voice-Enabled Payments Support

Samsung Updates Bixby With Voice-Enabled Payments Support

| June 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

Android Headlines Samsung Updates Bixby With Voice-Enabled Payments Support Android Headlines Samsung Electronics updated Bixby with support for voice-enabled payments , the Seoul-based tech giant said on Friday, adding that the new feature is available as of today. The change only affects the South Korean variant of the company's artificial¬†… Apple iPhone 8 is still [...]

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Seoul: Won, stocks wobble; North Korea, Samsung risks in focus

Seoul: Won, stocks wobble; North Korea, Samsung risks in focus

| February 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

THE BUSINESS TIMES Seoul: Won, stocks wobble; North Korea , Samsung risks in focus THE BUSINESS TIMES [SEOUL] The South Korean won and stocks got off to a shaky start on Monday as worries over North Korea's test launch of a new missile were offset by relief that talks between US President Donald Trump and [...]

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Samsung Electronics to launch web payments service for Android phones in South Korea

Samsung Electronics to launch web payments service for Android phones in South Korea

| February 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Reuters Samsung Electronics to launch web payments service for Android phones in South Korea Reuters SEOUL Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Thursday it will launch a mobile web payments service for all smartphones powered by Google Inc's Android mobile operating system in South Korea in the first quarter. The service, called Samsung [...]

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Tim Cook Leaves Money On the Table to Kick Off Apples 2017

Tim Cook Leaves Money On the Table to Kick Off Apples 2017

| January 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

Fortune Tim Cook Leaves Money On the Table to Kick Off Apple's 2017 Fortune Apple is moving in on Samsung's turf by announcing plans to open its first retail store in South Korea . The store will be located in Seoul and Apple is currently hiring people to work there. Apple plans to invest $1 [...]

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This Chinese Company Is Using Apple Inc. Rivals To Take On The iPhone

This Chinese Company Is Using Apple Inc. Rivals To Take On The iPhone

| January 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

Yahoo Sports This Chinese Company Is Using Apple Inc . Rivals To Take On The iPhone ValueWalk Apple also continues its land grab efforts in the smartphone market. The iPhone maker said recently that it is planning to open a retail store in South Korea . The store will be the first in the country [...]

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Hyundais top US executive resigns

Hyundais top US executive resigns

| December 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

Hyundai's top US executive resigns Channel NewsAsia WASHINGTON/SEOUL: Hyundai Motor Co's top U.S. executive Dave Zuchowski has resigned effective immediately, in the latest shake-up of the South Korean automaker's management ranks as it tracks toward its fourth consecutive year of profit declines. …

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South Korea rejects Google request to take government mapping data out of country

South Korea rejects Google request to take government mapping data out of country

| November 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

Reuters South Korea rejects Google request to take government mapping data out of country Reuters SEOUL South Korea said on Friday it has rejected Google's latest request for permission to use government mapping data in servers outside the country, citing security issues with North Korea. Google , an Alphabet Inc company, has said it needs [...]

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John Lennons angry letter; Googles map struggles in South Korea

John Lennons angry letter; Googles map struggles in South Korea

| November 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

SFGate John Lennon's angry letter; Google's map struggles in South Korea SFGate South Korea has rejected Google's request to use local mapping data in the company's global maps service. South Korea , facing the overt threat from North Korea, bars exporting local mapping data to foreign companies that do not operate domestic data¬†… Letter – [...]

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Google Disappointed by South Korean Refusal on Mapping Data

Google Disappointed by South Korean Refusal on Mapping Data

| November 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

CIO Today Google Disappointed by South Korean Refusal on Mapping Data CIO Today South Korea rejected a request by Google to use local mapping data in the company's global maps service in a long-awaited ruling Friday that had divided the country for months. The company said it was disappointed by the decision, which the land [...]

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