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South Korean Robot DRC-Hubu Wins $2 Million in DARPA Challenge

South Korean Robot DRC-Hubu Wins $2 Million in DARPA Challenge

The American and Japanese robot armies have been beaten by a Korean....

Jun 7 2015, 1:07pm CDT

North Korea Celebrates Knife Attack on Mark Lippert

North Korea Celebrates Knife Attack on Ambassador Mark Lippert

United States ambassador to South Korea, Mark W. Lippert, has been attacked by a screaming man with a knife in South Korea. The...

Mar 5 2015, 5:34am CST

US Ambassador to South Korea attacked by Knife Man

US Ambassador to South Korea Attacked by Knife Man

United States ambassador to South Korea, Mark W. Lippert, has been attacked by a screaming man with a knife in South Korea. The...

Mar 5 2015, 1:19am CST

North Korean defector to airdrop DVD, USB copies of The Interview

North Korean defector to airdrop DVD, USB copies of The Interview

Human Rights Foundation has explained that Park's efforts were part of a broader campaign called "Hack Them Back.&quo...

Jan 2 2015, 3:17am CST

North Korea Threatens U.S. Government Admit Sony Allegations

North Korea Threatens U.S. Government Amid Sony Allegations

Sony has "not caved" to hackers...

Dec 21 2014, 7:54pm CST

North Korea wants joint investigation with US into Sony hack

North Korea wants joint investigation with US into Sony hack

North Korea has even proposed a joint investigation into the attack...

Dec 20 2014, 11:30am CST

Kim Jong Un Changes Moods Like a Chameleon

Kim Jong Un will Send North Korean Athletes to South Korea

The North Korean leader, Kim Jong Un changed his moods from hot to cold recently. He seems to be more like a chameleon in his h...

Jul 7 2014, 4:58am CDT

The new LG Pro 2

The new LG Pro 2 gets a release date in USA.

LG’s next phablet to release in South Korea by end of February followed by US and EU in April....

Feb 13 2014, 12:53pm CST

North Korea Warning Issued

North Korea Warning Issued

North Korea is one of the leading countries in the world where dictatorship reigns. It recently issued a warning to the US-Sout...

Jan 30 2014, 6:21am CST

North Korea warning South Korea over war games

North Korea warning South Korea over war games

As the annual war games approaches, North Korea thinks that the U.S. is planning to invade the estranged country....

Jan 29 2014, 9:10pm CST

North Korea Threat to US-South Korea Joint Military Drills

North Korea Threat to US-South Korea Joint Military Drills

North Korea is one of the leading countries in the world where dictatorship reigns. It recently gave a threat to the US-South K...

Jan 17 2014, 8:54am CST

North Korea threatens South Korea and U.S. over military exercises

North Korea threatens South Korea and U.S. over military exercises

North Korea to South Korea: Disaster will follow should you go ahead with the war drills....

Jan 16 2014, 9:15pm CST

Ferocious, Weak And Crazy: The North Korean Strategy

Ferocious, Weak And Crazy: The North Korean Strategy

Editor’s Note: The following Geopolitical Weekly originally ran in January 2013. We repost it as recent turmoil in North Korea...

Dec 24 2013, 11:36am CST

F-35 Cost Lowered

F-35 Cost Lowered

The per-plane cost of F-35 has been lowered due to a South Korean order. This would save the US army about $2 billion as well a...

Nov 27 2013, 2:56am CST

Samsung Plans to Launch Curved Display Smartphones in October

Samsung Plans to Launch Curved Display Smartphones in October

Samsung Electronics is planning to introduce a smartphone with curved display having plastic organic light-emitting diode (OLED...

Sep 25 2013, 2:57am CDT

Samsung Curved OLED TV is on Sale in Korea

Samsung's Curved OLED TV for Sale in Korea

Samsung has just come out with its curved OLED TV. It is currently for sale in South Korea. It has an exciting new design and c...

Jun 27 2013, 3:23am CDT

North Korea Moves Two Short-range Missile Launchers

North Korea Moves Two Short-range Missile Launchers

North Korea and South Korea haven’t exactly seen eye to eye. With two new missile launchers aimed at the land of the South Kore...

Apr 21 2013, 6:57am CDT

North Korea is On High Alert

North Korea is On High Alert

North Korea is upping its threats and says now that the long-range artillery is put on high alert and is targeting the United S...

Mar 26 2013, 8:54am CDT

South Korea Cyber Attack Was Virus

South Korea Cyber Attack Was Virus

South Korea faced a Cyber Attack. The latest reports say it was a virus....

Mar 20 2013, 7:43am CDT

Apple iPad outsells Samsung tablets in South Korea

Apple iPad outsells Samsung tablets in South Korea

iPad is selling strongly in South Korea...

Feb 13 2012, 1:27pm CST

Samsung wants iPhone 5 Sales Ban in Korea?

Samsung plans revenge for Galaxy Tab Sales Bans according to rumors in Korea....

Sep 19 2011, 7:01am CDT

The Nexus Two: Real, or a beautiful lie?

The Nexus Two: Real, or a beautiful lie?

My fingers are crossed for "real"....

Nov 1 2010, 2:46pm CDT

Samsung Says OLED To Compete With LCD In 40 to 50-inch TV Segment in 4-5 Years

OLED TVs are still far from being widely available. Samsung's President Kim predicts though that OLED TVs will be able to compe...

Oct 29 2009, 4:00pm CDT

Oh No, The Internet Is Too Slow In UK

A study by the Oxford University’s Said Business School says that the quality of broadband in the UK is worse than in Malta. T...

Oct 2 2009, 2:53am CDT

CES 2009: Samsung to show maybe large OLED TV [Update]

CES 2009: Samsung to show maybe large OLED TV [Update]

The CES 2009 will be kicking off in a couple of weeks and of course the first promises from companies already surface with what...

Dec 3 2008, 1:00am CST

Koreans get Apple MacBook with WiBro

Koreans get Apple MacBook with WiBro

Korean carrier KT is offering Apple MacBooks bundled with WiBro in Korea. WiBro (Wireless Broadband) is the Korean version of...

Oct 8 2008, 11:32am CDT

Korea to get 2nd Generation WiBro Network

SK Telecom announced today that they succeeded in sending HD video using its WiBro technology in real time. WiBro with the impr...

May 23 2008, 5:54am CDT

Giant Cell phones are the new Trend in Korea

Giant Cell phones are the new Trend in Korea

We all look to Korea to see what the future in mobile phones is. Now the latest trend seems to be going towards huge cell phone...

May 13 2008, 11:49pm CDT

BlackBerry to come to Korea

SK Telecom is apparently planning to introduce the BlackBerry smartphone in Korea. It is actually surprising that BlackBerry ph...

May 13 2008, 1:48am CDT

Korean Parents want Cellphones without Internet

Korean Parents want Cellphones without Internet

We all look in envy to Korea because of the feature pumped mobile phones they have over there. Feature rich phones also pose a...

Aug 6 2007, 12:57pm CDT

New LG HSDPA DMB TV Phone LG-KH1400

New LG HSDPA DMB TV Phone LG-KH1400

LG introduces a 3G HSDPA DMB TV phone named LG-KH1400 in Korea. LG has two gadget models play with the LG-KH1400 in the park....

Jul 18 2007, 10:00am CDT

Samsung shows White LED BLU LCD TV

Samsung shows White LED BLU LCD TV

LED back lighting is not enough; Samsung says it has to be a white LED. LED BLU gives you better color reproduction and lacks...

May 14 2007, 10:35am CDT

8 New LG HDTVs

8 New LG HDTVs

LG introduces 8 new flatpanel HDTVs in Korea, including a 60 inch Plasma TV that you can choose to have with Walnut wooden fram...

Mar 26 2007, 11:10am CDT

Pantech IM-U160 DMB Phone with 2.6 inch Wide Screen

Pantech IM-U160 DMB Phone with 2.6 inch Wide Screen

Pantech announces the IM-U160 DMB mobile phone with a 2.6 inch wide-screen display. The Pantech IM-U160 features besides DMB...

Dec 13 2006, 3:00am CST

KT sells First WiBro Notebook in Korea

KT sells First WiBro Notebook in Korea

Wireless carrier KT will start shipping a WiBro enabled 12.1 inch notebook from Samsung this week in Korea. The new WiBro not...

Nov 13 2006, 7:10am CST

New Samsung SCH-B560, SPH-B5600 and SPH-B5650 DMB Phones

New Samsung SCH-B560, SPH-B5600 and SPH-B5650 DMB Phones

Samsung updates its DMB phone line with the SCH-B560, SPH-B5600 and SPH-B5650. The new DMB TV mobile phones are slimmer and b...

Oct 27 2006, 4:00am CDT

New LG XNote A1 and C1 with HSDPA, WiBro and DMB

New LG XNote A1 and C1 with HSDPA, WiBro and DMB

LG Electronic announces new XNote notebooks in Korea with HSDPA, WiBro and DMB connectivity. The new XNote A1 and C1 10.6 inc...

Oct 16 2006, 5:00am CDT

South Korea Wants Its New Export To Be ''Musical Clothing''

South Korea Wants Its New Export To Be ''Musical Clothing''

While North Korea apparently wants to send nuclear bombs our way, their Southern neighbor has much more noble intentions. They...

Aug 18 2006, 9:00am CDT