• In this Aug. 3, 2016 photo, Hyundai Card CEO Ted Chung speaks during an interview at his office in Seoul, South Korea. Chung, 56, is a maverick among South Korea’s aloof, conservative business elites, whose corporate empires, or chaebol, dominate Asia’s fourth-largest economy. Chung is changing his company’s culture as he pushes digital advances he says are vital for its survival. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

    Old ways are out as Hyundai Card bets on digital technology

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Hyundai Card CEO Ted Chung is a maverick among the aloof, conservative business elites whose rigidly hierarchical corporate empires, or chaebol, dominate South Korea’s economy.

  • Attorney Peter Young-Yeel Ko speaks in front of the Seoul Central District Court in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, Oct. 24, 2016. Ko, head of the Harvest Law Firm, said that 527 consumers want Samsung to compensate them for the costs to visit shops to exchange their phones, for the hours they had to wait while transferring data and for psychological harm from using a hazardous product. (Han Jong-chan/Yonhap via AP)

    527 South Koreans seek Note 7 payback from Samsung

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Hundreds of South Korean Galaxy Note 7 smartphone owners filed a lawsuit against Samsung Electronics on Monday over its handling of the fire-prone device.