The new partnership between the South Korean city and BMW, GM, Kia, and Renault Samsung sees prospective electric car buyers being offered up to $24,825 in incentives.
Retailers have been caught secretly offering the iPhone 6 to customers with illegally high subsidies and the Korean government has promised to take action.
A government cap on carrier subsidies caused a steep decline in phone sales, although there are some signs of recovery as low-cost monthly plans and used phone sales are on the rise.
New regulations from October 1 draw outcry from consumers, carriers and manufacturers as they come into force, making high-end phones far more expensive than in the past.
Huawei hopes its Honor 6 will carve a path into the saturated South Korean mobile market.
The new 4G service will be rolling out to customers this week, and is three times faster than current speeds.
The rumored premium version of Samsung's flagship smartphone should arrive next month, according to a new source out of Korea.
An underground Web site, with more than 27,000 members and hosting more than 2,000 explicit videos of minors, is shuttered with 14 of its alleged operators arrested.
Ross Ulbricht, who allegedly went by "Dread Pirate Roberts" and operated the black market drug site, is charged with hacking, money laundering, narcotics trafficking, and operating a criminal enterprise.
The Korean electronics giant preps two new high-end tablets to compete directly with Apple's iPad and iPad Mini, says a Korean portal site.