Consumer Electronics

Bali to shush social media for Day of Silence

Mar 13, 2018

Bali's annual Day of Silence is so sacred that even reaching for a smartphone to send a tweet or upload a selfie to social media could cause offense

Pyeongchang Olympics showcases Korean self-driving vehicles

Feb 15, 2018

Self-driving vehicles at Winter Olympics showcase South Korea's prowess, and rivalry, in automotive and telecoms technology

S. Korea gets flexible with N. Korea sanctions for Olympics

Feb 8, 2018

From smartphones to fuel, South Korea is wrestling how to balance sanctions on North Korea with its desire to show Olympic spirit in welcoming North Koreans for the Winter Games

Don't want to bother with cat litter? Japan offers robots

Jan 25, 2018

A look at three companion robots on sale in Japan, land of the cult of cute.

Huawei wins China patent lawsuit against rival Samsung

Jan 11, 2018

A Chinese court says tech giant Huawei has won a patent infringement lawsuit against South Korea smartphone rival Samsung

LG's mobile business reports bigger loss as chip prices rise

Oct 26, 2017

LG Electronics Inc. says its mobile business lost money for a second straight quarter as component prices rose

Viral smartphone game lets ordinary Chinese "clap" for Xi

Oct 20, 2017

Ordinary young Chinese may not have paid close attention to Xi Jinping's 3-and-a-half hour marathon speech this week, but they're happy to "applaud" the president in the newest viral phenomenon to sweep China's internet

Workers at iPhone supplier in China protest unpaid bonuses

Oct 19, 2017

Apple vows to investigate underpayment of bonuses at iPhone supplier in China after worker protests

Greenpeace faults many tech giants for environment impact

Oct 17, 2017

The environmental group Greenpeace has issued a report giving technology titans like Samsung Electronics, Amazon and Huawei low marks for their environmental impact

Japanese video gaming adapting new tech for familiar titles

Sep 21, 2017

The Japanese video game industry is finding its way out of the doldrums, by adapting new technology for decades-old titles