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LG Corp

South Korean multinational conglomerate corporation add

Category: Business (10)

Founded in 1947.

Countries: (45%), Republic of Korea (20%), United States (15%)

Main connections: LG Electronics, LG G Flex, OLED

Linked to: Goldstar, Conglomerate, Nortel, Philips

 

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1947

LG Corp. founder Koo In-Hwoi established Lak-Hui Chemical Industrial Corp. in 1947 add something


1952

In 1952, Lak-Hui became the first Korean company to enter the plastic industry add something


1958

As the company expanded its plastic business, it established Goldstar Co. Ltd. in 1958 add something


1989

LG has owned the LG Twins baseball club in Seoul, South Korea, since 1989 add something


1995

In 1995, to compete better in the Western market, the Lucky-Goldstar Corporation was renamed "LG", add something


1996

In 1996 LG formed a joint venture with IBM; it was later terminated add something


2000

On 1 April 2000, LG Chemical was split into three separate companies, namely LGCI, LG Chem, and LG Household & Health Care add something


2005

In 2005, LG entered into a joint venture with Nortel Networks, creating LG-Nortel Co. Ltd. add something


2007

Later, in July 2007, LG Chem merged with LG Petrochemical add something


2009

Since 2009, LG has owned the domain name LG.com add something


2012

On November 30th 2012, comScore released a report of the October 2012 U.S. Mobile Subscriber Market Share that found LG lost its place as second in the U.S mobile market share to Apple Inc add something


2013

On 20 January 2013, Counterpoint Research announced that LG has overtaken Apple to become second largest smartphone manufacturer in the US. add something

 

LG G Flex - In May 2013, &LG (LG_Corp) announced that it would unveil prototypes for two OLED flexible displays at an exhibition organized by the Society for Information Display, a 55-inch television, and a 5-inch "unbreakable" display meant for mobile devices

 

On August 7th 2013, comScore released a report of the June 2013 U.S. Smartphone Subscriber Market Share that found LG fell to fifth place in the U.S mobile market share add something

 

On 7 August 2013, comScore released a report of the June 2013 U.S. Smartphone Subscriber Market Share that found LG fell to fifth place in the U.S mobile market share add something

 

LG G Flex - In October 2013, rumors from a "person familiar with the company's launch plans" suggested that &LG (LG_Corp) was planning to released a phablet with a curved, 6-inch OLED display known as the "G Flex"

 

LG G Flex - On October 27, 2013, &LG (LG_Corp) officially unveiled the G Flex for a release in South Korea in November 2013, and later announced releases in Europe and the rest of Asia

 

LG G Flex - Although &LG (LG_Corp) had yet to confirm a North American release, a variant supporting United States carriers' networks was approved by the Federal Communications Commission in November 2013


2014

IPS panel - The first 144Hz compatible IPS-type panels were produced in late 2014 by AUO, beating Samsung and &LG (LG_Corp).Display to providing high refresh rate IPS-type panels

 

LG G Flex - At Consumer Electronics Show in January 2014, &LG (LG_Corp) announced an U.S. release for the $G2 (LG_G2) across several major carriers

 

LG Electronics - At Consumer Electronics Show in January 2014, $LG (LG_Corp) announced an U.S. release for the G2 across several major carriers

 

LG G Flex - In March 2014, &LG (LG_Corp) began rolling out an update to Android 4,4

 

LG G Flex - In March 2014, &LG (LG_Corp) released an advertisement online to promote the G Flex, which portrayed the device as being "the most human phone ever" by representing a caller as a talking, bearded mouth on the user's hand, complete with an ear on the finger as an earpiece

 

LG Electronics - LG and $Google announced theAndroid Wear-based smartwatch, the $LG (LG_Corp) G Watch, that was in June 2014

 

LG Electronics - In August 2014, the $LG (LG_Corp) G Watch R that has a round face was released


2015

LG Electronics - In 2015, $LG (LG_Corp) has released LG G4 globally in late May through early June

 

OLED - In January 2015, &LG (LG_Corp) Display signed a long term agreement with Universal Display Corporation for the supply of OLED materials and the right to use their patented OLED emitters

 

LG G Flex - It was succeeded by the &LG (LG_Corp) G Flex 2 in January 2015

 

LG G Flex - First unveiled by the company on January 5, 2015, It is the successor to the &LG (LG_Corp) G Flex

 

Graphics display resolution - On April 28, 2015, &LG (LG_Corp) announced the LG G4, featuring a 5,5" QHD display

 

LG Electronics - On June 11, 2015, $LG (LG_Corp) Electronics found itself in the midst of a human rights controversy when The Guardian published an ://www


2016

LG Electronics - In 2016, exclusively to India, Indian arm of South Korea's $LG (LG_Corp) Electronics Inc started selling a TV that would reject mosquitoes

 

LG Electronics - On 7 September 2016, $LG (LG_Corp) unveiled the V20


2017

Kenmore Appliances - As of 2017, Kenmore products are produced by manufacturers such as Whirlpool, &LG (LG_Corp), Electrolux, Panasonic, Cleva North America, and Daewoo Electronics

 

LG Electronics - In March 2017, $LG (LG_Corp) Electronics was sued for its handling of hardware failures with recent smartphones such as the LG G4

 

In August 2017, there is a cyberattack hit few LG kiosks,the ransomware code is believed to be Wannacry add something


2018

Graphics display resolution - In 2018, &LG (LG_Corp) announced a 34 inch monitor, LG 34WK95U.

 

LG Electronics - In March 2018, it was announced that one of $LG (LG_Corp) steam clothing care system earned the Asthma and Allergy Friendly Certification