South Korea

Apple Set to Open Its First Retail Location in South Korea

Apple confirmed that it is planning on opening its first retail outlet it South Korea, the home turf of the company’s primary competitor and rival Samsung, the Cupertino-based company said in a statement to Reuters on Friday. On Thursday, the American tech giant listed hiring notices on its website for 15 various positions.Roles include “Store […]

South Korea’s Antitrust Regulator Launches Investigation into Apple

Apple is in hot water in South Korea, as the country's Fair Trade Commission (FTC) is investigating "some matters" without revealing too many details about the investigation, reports Reuters. The announcement was made by Jeong Jae-Chan, chairman of South Korea's Fair Trade Commission, at a parliamentary hearing, but he declined to give any details when...

Korean Demand for iPhone 6 Surpasses That of Galaxy Note 4

The iPhone could dominate Samsung in its homeland; at least this is what the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus pre-orders suggest. In less than an hour, demand for Apple's latest iPhones outpaced that for the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 launched in September (via the Wall Street Journal). Three of Korea's biggest carriers took tens of...