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South Korea

South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea and often referred to as Korea, is a state in East Asia, located on the southern half of the Korean Peninsula. It is neighbored by China to the west, Japan to the east, and North Korea to the north. Its capital is Seoul. South Korea lies in a temperate climate region with a predominantly mountainous terrain. Its territory covers a total area of 100,032 square kilometers and has a population of over 50 million.

Articles About South Korea

Samsung Smart Wearable Devices Gear 2, Gear 2 Neo, Gear Fit
Samsung Galaxy S5 a Downer for Samsung as Phone Sales Slumps: What Happened

By IBTimes AU

Samsung Electronics Co. of South Korea is experiencing a sales slump amidst tough competition from Apple and rivals from China. Aside from fending off numerous rivals to maintain enough market share, additional woes are being experienced by Samsung due to the strength of its local currency. (11:24 pm)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, IPHONE, SAMSUNG

A Samsung Gear Live Smartwatch is Displayed at the Google I/O Developers Conference in San Francisco
How Samsung is Coping Up with Declining Sales

By IBTimes AU

Samsung Electronics Co., the tech Giant from South Korea is experiencing an earning slump. For the first time in almost three years, net profit declined. One big reason for this is the lower than expected smartphone sales due to mismanagement of inventory and stiff market competition. (11:17 pm)

MORE TOPICS: SAMSUNG, MANAGEMENT, SMARTPHONE

Belgium's Divock Origi jumps for the ball with Matt Besler of the U.S. during their 2014 World Cup round of 16 game at the Fonte Nova arena in Salvador July 1, 2014.
Liverpool FC Transfer News: Reds Sign Lille Forward Divock Origi

By IBTimes AU

Liverpool have officially made Lille forward Divock Origi a part of their club, only to send him back for a season-long loan deal to the French side. (Jul 30)

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Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini vs. Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini – Specifications, Features, Release Date and Price Showdown
New Samsung Galaxy Tab Q (Galaxy W) With 7.0-Inch Display, Voice Calling Capability & Dual-Sim Support

By IBTimes AU

Samsung has been releasing a slew of devices this year with the Galaxy S5, Galaxy K Zoom, Galaxy Tab S and Galaxy S5 Mini leading the way. However, there is a new addition to the Galaxy Tab series of tablets with the Galaxy Tab Q (also referred as the Galaxy W) waiting to be released. (Jul 29)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, IPHONE, SAMSUNG, SMARTPHONE, SONY, ANDROID

Actor Robert Downey Jr. and his wife Susan pose at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) 2013 Art+Film Gala in Los Angeles
Avengers 2: Robert Downey Jr Talks about Fight Scene between Iron Man and Hulk in Age of Ultron Film

By IBTimes AU

Footage from the “Avengers” sequel has been previewed at the 2014 San Diego Comic-Con to the lucky fans who were present at the event. The footage teased a sneak peek on Iron Man’s Hulkbuster vs. (Jul 28)

Samsung Galaxy Note Rival Pantech Pop Up Note Packs 5.5-Inch Display, 801 Processor, Stylus & LTE Support

By IBTimes AU

Samsung's Galaxy Note series of phablets could see a potential rival in the brand new Pantech's Pop Up Note. Apparently, Pantech is one of the major smartphone makers in South Korea. Also the company ranks third in the top device makers list pertaining to the country. (Jul 26)

MORE TOPICS: SAMSUNG, SMARTPHONE, ANDROID, HTC

File photo of Apple logo inside the newly opened Omotesando Apple store at a shopping district in Tokyo
Apple iPhone 6 Production Lifts Asian Electronics Output; Economic Gains 'Significant'

By IBTimes AU

After Apple's record June quarter earnings report, analysts and investors look forward to the launch of the iPhone 6. The highly anticipated next generation iPhone is a "significant factor" in the current economic activity in several economies in Asia. (Jul 25)

MORE TOPICS: IPHONE, JAPAN, CREDIT SUISSE, INVESTMENT, APPLE INC.

File Photo of Employee of Samsung Electronics Walking Past the Company Main Office in Seoul
Delayed Galaxy Note 4 Release Date, Plastic-Wrapped Galaxy Alpha Likely as Samsung Internal Quarrel Intensifies – Reports

By IBTimes AU

Could it be that the Galaxy Note 4 release date will be delayed while the rumoured Galaxy Alpha or Galaxy F will remain housed in plastic instead of metal, no thanks to tension brewing between top Samsung executives? (Jul 25)

MORE TOPICS: IPHONE, SAMSUNG, MANUFACTURING, SMARTPHONE

A Man Uses His Mobile Phone in Front of a Giant Advertisement Promoting Samsung New Galaxy S5 Smartphone, at an Art Hall in Central Seoul
Samsung Might Go for Limited Release of Galaxy Alpha Owing to Shortage of Metallic Back Panels

By IBTimes AU

Samsung might be forced to go for a limited release of its Galaxy Alpha, if rumours of there being not enough metallic back panels turns out to be true. Meanwhile, the company has launched another ad highlighting how it started the concept of big scr... (Jul 24)

MORE TOPICS: IPHONE, SAMSUNG

San Antonio Spurs Patty Mills of Australia (L) celebrates with Boris Diaw of France (C) and Tim Duncan against the Miami Heat during the first half in Game 5 of their NBA Finals basketball series in San Antonio, Texas, June 15, 2014.
Australia Basketball News: Dante Exum, Boomers Ready for FIBA World Cup 2014 in Spain

By IBTimes AU

Dante Exum, one of the promising players in the NBA, has declared that the Australian basketball national team this year is one of the best in Aussie basketball history. Exum, along with the rest of the Boomers, is back in the country to prepare for ... (Jul 24)

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