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Episode 192: Zero Negative Energy launch with Adidas.

Date: 20 Oct 2016
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SOUTH KOREA

Jeremy Craigen is first executive judge for Ad Stars Awards
Jeremy Craigen is first executive judge for Ad Stars Awards

Ad Stars, taking place in Busan, South Korea from 25-27 August 2016, has announced Jeremy Craigen, global chief creative officer of Innocean Worldwide, as its first executive judge for its annual awards...

10 May 2016

SOUTH KOREA

Young Stars AD Competition 2016 offers students mentorship in ad industry
Young Stars AD Competition 2016 offers students mentorship in ad industry

Young Stars AD Competition 2016, reportedly the first student advertising competition of its kind in the world, gives students the chance to get ahead in the advertising industry by taking part in a unique mentoring programme...

19 Apr 2016

SOUTH KOREA

Ad Stars Korea welcomes international entries to free festival
Ad Stars Korea welcomes international entries to free festival

Ad Stars, based in Busan, South Korea, is one of the fastest growing advertising festivals in Asia, as it is free to enter most categories, which makes it accessible to agencies big and small...

12 Apr 2016

SOUTH KOREA

Grey Group extends South Korea's agency income
Grey Group extends South Korea's agency income

The Grey Group has acquired a majority stake in Vinyl I-Co, a leading creative digital agency based in Seoul, South Korea, thus extending the WPP group's reach in the country...

7 Jan 2016

SOUTH KOREA

Samsung unveils new smartwatch to challenge Apple Watch
Samsung unveils new smartwatch to challenge Apple Watch

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA: Samsung unveiled its latest smartwatch on Tuesday as the South Korean tech giant seeks to challenge Apple's global domination in the fast-growing wearable device market...

2 Sep 2015

SOUTH KOREA

US fund Elliott files appeal against Samsung merger ruling
US fund Elliott files appeal against Samsung merger ruling

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA: US hedge fund Elliott said Friday it had filed an appeal against a court ruling in favour of the proposed merger of two Samsung Group subsidiaries.

3 Jul 2015

SOUTH KOREA

US fund seeks court injunction against Samsung merger
US fund seeks court injunction against Samsung merger

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA: US hedge fund Elliott Associates LP said ob Tuesday that it was taking legal action to block the proposed merger by Samsung Group of two major affiliates.

9 Jun 2015

SOUTH KOREA

Samsung to merge two major units
Samsung to merge two major units

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA: Samsung Group announced on Tuesday the merger of two major affiliates, as the South Korean business giant accelerates restructuring efforts...

26 May 2015

SOUTH KOREA

Samsung removes logo on smartphones in Japan
Samsung removes logo on smartphones in Japan

SEOUL: Samsung has removed its corporate logo from its new smartphones sold in Japan, a company spokeswoman confirmed on Saturday...

20 Apr 2015

SOUTH KOREA

Adultery site back in business in South Korea with vengeance
Adultery site back in business in South Korea with vengeance

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA: The global adultery hook-up site Ashley Madison is back in South Korea and customers have greeted its return to the country with enthusiasm...

15 Apr 2015

SOUTH KOREA

Samsung and Apple clash with rollout of new products
Samsung and Apple clash with rollout of new products

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA: Samsung rolled out a new smartphone on Friday in a bid to regain market dominance as archrival Apple, eyeing the next generation of wearable technology, opened pre-sales for its first watch...

13 Apr 2015

SOUTH KOREA

New taxi app challenges Uber in South Korea
New taxi app challenges Uber in South Korea

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA: South Korea's top mobile messenger operator launched a new web-based cab-hailing service on Tuesday to compete with California-based Uber...

1 Apr 2015

SOUTH AFRICA

Female millennials are the most confident and ambitious of any female generation
Female millennials are the most confident and ambitious of any female generation

New PwC survey dispels myths about women and work...

5 Mar 2015

SPAIN

Asian firms challenge Apple with snazzy new smartphones
Asian firms challenge Apple with snazzy new smartphones

BARCELONA, SPAIN: Several big Asian phone companies launched new high-end smartphones and other wireless gizmos on Sunday, hoping to challenge US giant Apple in a big year for wireless gadgets...

3 Mar 2015

SOUTH KOREA

Pro-IS hackers hijack Facebook page linked to North Korea airline
Pro-IS hackers hijack Facebook page linked to North Korea airline

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA: Hackers declaring support for Islamic State jihadists appeared on Wednesday to have derided the communist nation's leader Kim Jong-Un as a "crying pig"...

15 Jan 2015

SOUTH KOREA

No kick in the Shin... Samsung's mobile chief keeps his job
No kick in the Shin... Samsung's mobile chief keeps his job

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA: The head of Samsung's faltering mobile business would keep his job despite an alarming decline in profits, as the electronics giant announced a year-end personnel reshuffle...

2 Dec 2014

SOUTH KOREA

Samsung wobbles but stays its ground
Samsung wobbles but stays its ground

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA: Buffeted by sliding profits and emboldened competitors, mighty Samsung Electronics is looking unusually vulnerable these days, but analysts say its financial muscle and product diversity make "crisis" talk more than a little premature.

4 Nov 2014

SOUTH KOREA

Samsung's profits plunge to three-year low
Samsung's profits plunge to three-year low

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA: Samsung reported its smallest quarterly profit in nearly three years as its key smartphone business faltered under competition from Apple's iPhone 6 and Chinese handset manufacturers in an increasingly saturated market.

31 Oct 2014

SOUTH KOREA

Samsung denies using child labour
Samsung denies using child labour

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA: South Korea's Samsung Electronics has refuted fresh allegations by a labour protection watchdog that one of its suppliers in China is using child workers.

1 Sep 2014

SOUTH KOREA

Samsung, LG making new smartwatches
Samsung, LG making new smartwatches

SEOUL SOUTH KOREA: South Korea's Samsung and LG unveiled new smartwatches with upgraded functions and design as they step up their drive to lead an increasingly competitive market for wearable devices.

29 Aug 2014

SOUTH KOREA

Samsung buys US firm SmartThings
Samsung buys US firm SmartThings

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA: Samsung is buying a US home automation start-up SmartThings, as the South Korean electronics company seeks to expand beyond the increasingly saturated smartphone market.

18 Aug 2014

SOUTH KOREA

Apple, Samsung call of war in rest of the world
Apple, Samsung call of war in rest of the world

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA: Arch-rivals Samsung and Apple have decided to drop a series of bitter patent disputes pending in multiple courts outside the United States, the South Korean electronics company says.

7 Aug 2014

SOUTH KOREA

Tizen smartwatch launch delayed
Tizen smartwatch launch delayed

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA: Samsung Electronics said it would postpone the roll-out of its new smartphone based on Tizen, a home-grown operating system aimed at breaking away from Google's Android system.

29 Jul 2014

SOUTH KOREA

LG's profits up 165% in second quarter
LG's profits up 165% in second quarter

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA: LG Electronics posted a 165% rise in second-quarter net profit compared with a year ago, as strong TV and mobile phone sales boosted the turnaround to the company.

25 Jul 2014

SOUTH KOREA

Samsung Electronics flags 25% plunge in Q2 profit
Samsung Electronics flags 25% plunge in Q2 profit

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA: Samsung estimated on Tuesday that its operating profit would plunge nearly 25% on year in the second quarter of 2014, as cheap Chinese devices and a strong won hammered down its share of the global smartphone market.

9 Jul 2014

SOUTH KOREA

Smartwatches from Samsung, LG
Smartwatches from Samsung, LG

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA: South Korea's Samsung and LG have both launched smartwatches powered by Google's new Android Wear software as they jostle to lead an increasingly competitive market for wearable devices seen as the mobile industry's next growth booster.

27 Jun 2014

SOUTH KOREA

New Samsung phone marks break from Android
New Samsung phone marks break from Android

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA: Samsung announced the launch of a new smartphone based on its own operating system, in a step towards independence from the Google Android platform that dominates its popular handsets.

3 Jun 2014

SOUTH KOREA

Samsung Museum opens in Korea
Samsung Museum opens in Korea

SOUTH KOREA: To explore the past, present and future of the electronics industry, Samsung Electronics has opened the Samsung Innovation Museum (S/I/M) in Suwon, Korea.

8 May 2014

SOUTH KOREA

Early Galaxy S5 release in South Korea irks Samsung
Early Galaxy S5 release in South Korea irks Samsung

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA: Samsung voiced annoyance after South Korean telecoms operators released its latest smartphone ahead of schedule in order to dodge sales restrictions imposed by regulators.

28 Mar 2014

SOUTH KOREA

LG to launch new smartwatch this year
LG to launch new smartwatch this year

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA: LG will launch its first smartwatch in 2014 allowing it to tap into the nascent market for wearable devices seen as the mobile industry's new source of growth.

25 Feb 2014

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