Seong-Jin Jo redefined the washing machine. Now he's running LG Electronics.
LG today promoted Jo Seong-jin, the head of its Home Appliance & Air Solutions business, to CEO of the entire company effective immediately. Jo will be responsible for all of LG Electronics' business units, which include mobile communications, home entertainment and vehicle components, and home appliances. Show More Summary
After posting six quarters of successive losses, LG Electronics is appointing CEO Jo Seong-jin to head up its mobile division.
South Korea has had a landmark year for gender diversity in tech, with Naver and Kakao, its two biggest internet companies, promoting female executives -- outpacing progress at Korean electronics giants Samsung and LG.
LG Electronics today announced that its popular V20 smartphone has surpassed over 200,000 units sold in the US since its launch on October 28. This sales figure is double that of its predecessor, the LG V10, which had a narrower appeal. The news is also of importance considering that sales have likely been [...]
Analysts in Korea are predicting that both electronic giants in South Korea -- Samsung and LG -- will have their foldable smartphone options ready as soon as 2017.
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During its special media event today, Apple announced it is partnering with rival LG Electronics to launch a new high-resolution 5K display. The monitor is designed specifically to work with the new USB-C port included on all of the newest MacBook Pro models. Read more...
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Industry sources are reporting that LG Electronics is cancelling its plans for a modular design in the LG G6. The news comes from South Korea’s etnews, which states that it has heard from multiple representatives throughout different industries. LG garnered attention in early 2016 for the introduction of a modular design into its flagship
Samsung Electronics is considering using LG Chem batteries for its next flagship Galaxy S8 smartphone after an unprecedented recall of its Note 7 due to faulty batteries. According to news reports on Oct. 20, the Korean tech giant is...Show More Summary
LG Electronics Inc. (LG) today announced its preliminary earnings results for the third quarter of 2016. – Tentative consolidated revenues for the third quarter of 2016 is 13 trillion KRW and operating profit is 283.2 billion KRW. Revenues...Show More Summary
LG Electronics is moving into high-end appliances. It's not alone.
Back in the old days hardware manufacturers felt safe in the knowledge that no mere hardware hacker could attempt to recreate their inventions. From Sony to Philips to LG to Samsung, the consumer electronics industry was locked up and no one could crack the case. Show More Summary
This story was delivered to BI Intelligence "Payments Briefing" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. For the second time, LG Electronics has delayed the launch of LG Pay, its proprietary mobile wallet, until 2017. This...Show More Summary
When is the LG V20 going to arrive? According to LG, this week…in Korea. A press release sent out by the company last night says that once it hits the homeland of the electronics manufacturer, it will make its way to other “key countries”...Show More Summary
As Samsung is grappling with a major crisis, LG Electronics announced that its latest flagship, the V20, will hit South Korean shelves next week and U.S. and Hong Kong stores “soon after.”
The IFA electronics trade show in Berlin didn't see too many flagship smartphone launches this year. Some companies, such as LG, opted for separate events weeks before or after the show, and most of the new phones we've seen, like Huawei's nova and nova plus, were mid-rangers. But a mid-range phone these days is an odd beast. Show More Summary
When it comes to consumer electronics, the South Korean giant LG is certainly a major player, and in the computing scene, they do have their fair share of releases in the past that have aided the office drone to maintain productivity while looking good. Show More Summary