Channel Signal Unveils First Independent Product Review Score – At the Buy Button

Reduces cart abandonment, increases conversion rates and speeds path to purchase PARK CITY, Utah, April 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Channel Signal, the leading aggregator of product reviews and analysis, today announced the Consumer2Consumer (C2C) Score, the first independent and unbiased review score located at the buy button. Today, the two most significant challenges facing […]

HqO Raises $60M in Series C Funding to Power the Tenant Experience for Modern Office Environments

New funding from the world’s top commercial real estate investors follows record-breaking growth and demand BOSTON, April 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — HqO, the only tenant experience operating system for commercial office buildings, today announced it raised $60M in Series C funding from leading venture capital and commercial real estate firms. Previous investors Accomplice, Insight Partners, JLL Spark, Navitas Capital, DivcoWest, Allegion […]

US Intelligence Sees ‘Significant Risk’ in Afghanistan Withdrawal

 The plan to pull troops from Afghanistan could give terrorist groups like al-Qaida and Islamic State a chance to regenerate the capabilities they would need to carry out an attack…

SK Telecom to be split into two, holding company to oversee non-mobile affiliates

SEOUL– SK Telecom Co., South Korea’s largest mobile carrier, said Wednesday it will create a new holding company for its non-mobile subsidiaries to boost shareholder value and accelerate growth in…

Samsung scions putting final touches on inheritance tax payment scheme: sources

SEOUL– Scions of Samsung Group, South Korea’s top conglomerate, are putting the final touches to their massive inheritance tax payment plan as the deadline nears. The scions of the late…

POSCO to build lithium plant in S. Korea

SEOUL– POSCO, the world’s fifth-largest steelmaker by output, said Wednesday it will build a plant in South Korea to extract lithium hydroxide, a key material for electric vehicle (EV) batteries.…

Hyundai, Kia Q1 net estimated to have soared on base effect, SUV sales

SEOUL– Hyundai Motor Co. and its affiliate Kia Corp. — South Korea’s two biggest carmakers — are expected to have raked in solid earnings in the first quarter of the…

S. Korean Bond Yields on Apr. 14, 2021

Today (%) Previous Session(%) Change (BP) 1-year TB 0.648 0.656 -0.8 3-year TB 1.102 1.138 -3.6 10-year TB 1.990 2.027 -3.7 2-year MSB 0.895 0.911 -1.6 3-year CB (AA-) 2.003…

Seoul stocks up for 3rd day on strong jobs data, eased inflation woes

SEOUL– South Korean stocks closed a tad higher to extend their winning streak to a third day Wednesday as investor sentiment was boosted by the country’s better-than-expected jobs data, coupled…

SK Telecom to be split into two, holding company to oversee non-mobile biz

SEOUL– SK Telecom Co., South Korea’s largest mobile carrier, said Wednesday it will create a new holding company for its non-mobile subsidiaries to accelerate growth in promising fields and help…