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S.Korea broadband firm sues Netflix after traffic surge from 'Squid Game'

Oct 13 2021

SEOUL South Korean Internet service provider SK Broadband has sued Netflix to pay for costs from increased network traffic and maintenance work because of a surge of viewers to the U.S. firm's content, an SK spokesperson said on Friday.

Samsung leader Lee admits in court to unlawful sedative use

Oct 12 2021

SEOUL (Reuters) -Samsung conglomerate chief Jay Y. Lee admitted in court on Tuesday to unlawful use of a controlled substance, as the executive's legal troubles continued despite his release on parole in August after a bribery conviction. | Video

Samsung leader Lee set to stand trial for alleged unlawful use of sedative

Oct 11 2021

SEOUL, Oct 12 Samsung conglomerate leader Jay Y. Lee is set to stand trial on Tuesday charged with the unlawful use of a controlled substance, as legal woes continue to haunt the executive even after his release on parole in August following a bribery conviction.

Rising chip prices fuel Samsung's best quarterly profit in 3 years

Oct 08 2021

SEOUL (Reuters) -Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Friday flagged a 28% jump in its third-quarter operating profit to the highest in three years, driven by rising memory chip prices and display sales for new flagship smartphone launches. | Video

Samsung Electronics likely to report best quarterly profit in 3 years

Oct 06 2021

SEOUL Samsung Electronics Co Ltd is likely to turn in its best quarterly profit in three years and a record revenue, on rising memory chip prices and brisk sales of its new foldable smartphones, analysts' estimates show. | Video

UPDATE 1-S.Korea broadband firm sues Netflix after traffic surge from 'Squid Game'

Oct 01 2021

SEOUL, Oct 1 South Korean Internet service provider SK Broadband has sued Netflix to pay for costs from increased network traffic and maintenance work because of a surge of viewers to the U.S. firm's content, an SK spokesperson said on Friday.

Samsung Electronics close to finalising $17 billion Texas chip plant -sources

Sep 29 2021

SEOUL/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) -Samsung Electronics Co Ltd is close to finalising the construction of a $17 billion semiconductor factory in Williamson County in the U.S. state of Texas, three people with knowledge of the matter said. | Video

Hyundai Heavy Industries shares jump above IPO price on debut

Sep 17 2021

SEOUL (Reuters) -Hyundai Heavy Industries' shares closed 86% above their initial public offering (IPO) price on their trading debut in South Korea on Friday.

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