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Samsung Galaxy Note 7: South Korean Government Launches Investigation

Samsung Galaxy Note 7: South Korean Government Launches Investigation

The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is dead for consumers, but the story does not end yet....

Oct 16 2016, 12:27pm CDT

Apple to Use South Korean Battery Tech for its Self-driving Electric Vehicle

Apple to Use South Korean Battery Tech in its Self-driving Electric Vehicle

A small battery company will provide the tech for Apple’s new self-driving car project ‘Titan’....

Aug 9 2016, 2:40pm CDT

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

NSA spying on North Korean Networks before Sony Attack

NSA spying on North Korean Networks before Sony Attack

It seems that the one who have been accused of spying have themselves been spied on since a long time....

Jan 19 2015, 6:19am 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

China to play an important role in the Sony-North Korean Cyber Attacks

China to play an important role in the Sony-North Korean Cyber Attacks

The hackers have admitted to taking offence by the Sony pictures’ new movie The Interview. China and US have been in a tense st...

Dec 22 2014, 12:38pm 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

Dancing Korean Baby Video Goes Viral

Dancing Korean Baby Video Goes Viral

A video clip of a dancing Korean baby has gone viral on YouTube. And it is a spectacle to watch indeed....

May 29 2014, 8:38am CDT

Tencent Ties Up With Korean Gamer, Eyes Youku Tudou

Internet leader Tencent (HKEx: 700) has just announced a major purchase involving a Korean game maker, in what would normally b...

Mar 28 2014, 8:21pm CDT

Nokia X series to stay away from some markets

Nokia X series to stay away from US, Canada, Japan and Korean markets

It has been confirmed that the low cost X series will not be available in US, Canada, Japan and Korea...

Feb 26 2014, 12:09pm 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

New PSY Gentleman Video Breaks Record

Psy Has Another Youtube Hit but Gets Beaten in Korean Charts by 63 Year Old Singer

Korean Gangnam star Psy has released his new single Gentlemen earlier this month. It is generating more views faster than Gangn...

Apr 26 2013, 1:47am CDT

iPhone 4G With OLED Screen Coming Says Korean Carrier KT

Lets take a break from Apple Tablet Rumors for a short moment. The Korea Times (via oled-display) reports that a source at Kore...

Jan 12 2010, 7:38am CST

LG Chocolate Love Campaign Has Two Hot Korean Girl Bands Performing

LG Chocolate Love Campaign Has Two Hot Korean Girl Bands Performing

LG is promoting the new LG Chocolate BL40 phone in Korea with some cool music videos featuring two hot girl groups. One group w...

Oct 16 2009, 3:19am CDT

Purple HSDPA PEBL to dazzle Korean Consumers

Purple HSDPA PEBL to dazzle Korean Consumers

Motorola announces in Korea a new special version of the PEBL mobile phone. The new PEBL comes in purple which symbolizes wealt...

Jul 24 2008, 5:05am CDT

Korean Diotek developed iPhone Handwriting DioPen Software

Korean Diotek developed iPhone Handwriting DioPen Software

Yesterday reports appeared that that latest iPhone 2.0 firmware include handwriting recognition software supporting chinese. T...

May 6 2008, 12:45am CDT

New iPod touch Clone from Korean Tomato

New iPod touch Clone from Korean Tomato

Looks like some DAP companies have fun designing new music players that unmistakably feature the elements of the Apple iPod tou...

Jan 19 2008, 10:46am CST

Korean PMP Looks more like UMPC

Korean PMP Looks more like UMPC

Korean company UPOP has a giant sized PMP that looks more like a UMPC than a traditional PMP. The device has a 4.8-inch TFT scr...

Dec 11 2007, 1:15pm CST

Korean Death by Mobile Phone a Hoax

Korean Death by Mobile Phone a Hoax

A story has been making the rounds in technology circles after a man in Korea was reportedly killed when his LG Mobile phone ex...

Nov 30 2007, 8:11am CST

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

Korean Models wearing Philips Active Crystals

Korean Models wearing Philips Active Crystals

Philips and Swarovski partnered to develop a line of jewelry gadget dubbed Active Crystals. This week Active Crystals were in...

Jul 26 2007, 4:07am CDT

Korean PMP Makers embrace User Created Content

Korean PMP Makers embrace User Created Content

Korean portable media player makers like ReignCom, Cowon strike deals with video sharing sites to bring User Created Content (U...

Apr 9 2007, 3:00am CDT

State of Hybrid Car Development at Korean Hyundai

State of Hybrid Car Development at Korean Hyundai

Korean car makers are also playing catch-up like the German and American car makers to the Japanese Hybrid leaders. Hyundai exp...

Mar 25 2007, 9:00am CDT

Korean Drivers Get a Sweet Car PC

Korean Drivers Get a Sweet Car PC

If GPS is a little too common for you and you crave mobile web access while on the go a company called SNT has a really cool ca...

Mar 15 2007, 12:26pm CDT

Korean QCOX DMB PMP Runs Windows CE 5.0 on AMD Alchemy

Korean QCOX DMB PMP Runs Windows CE 5.0 on AMD Alchemy

QCOX is a new interesting portable media player on the market in Korea. QCOX runs Windows CE 5.0 on an AMD Alchemy CPU. The P...

Aug 9 2006, 1:45pm CDT

Motorola to Invest in Korean VK?

Motorola to Invest in Korean VK?

Korean mid-sized mobile phone maker VK was actually close to insolvency. Telecoms Korea (subscription) reports that Motorola se...

Jun 30 2006, 2:00am CDT

Korean Robots Jupiter, Nettoro, Roboid and Genibo Coming This October

Korean Robots Jupiter, Nettoro, Roboid and Genibo Coming This October

Korean robot companies are set to release several household robots onto the market this October each selling for around $1,000....

Apr 29 2006, 1:30pm CDT

Korean Magic Pen Reads Books to Kids

Korean Magic Pen Reads Books to Kids

Korean DAEGEON Technology offers as a pen that reads books to kids. This is perfect for parents who do not have time (they sh...

Nov 18 2005, 7:36am EST

Korean G Star 2005 Game Show Booth Babes

Korean G Star 2005 Game Show Booth Babes

This weekend the G Star 2005 Game Trade Show is underway. The G Star 2005 expects 100,000 attendees and takes place the firs...

Nov 12 2005, 10:50am EST

Albert Hubo: Korean Robot with Einstein's Face

Albert Hubo: Korean Robot with Einstein's Face

Update 11/17/05: See a Real Photo of the Albert Hubo Robot Not sure if the Korean Robot makers have gone wacko, but apparent...

Nov 9 2005, 9:12am EST

The Korean Ubiquitous Fashionable Computer

The Korean Ubiquitous Fashionable Computer

AVing reports from a Korean next generation PC fair about the UFC (Ubiquitous Fashionable Computer). I am not really sure if y...

Nov 7 2005, 7:50am EST

Korean MP3 Companies Whine about the Apple iPod nano

Korean MP3 Companies Whine about the Apple iPod nano

The Korean press runs stories about Korean MP3 player companies complain about the price-cut Samsung gave Apple for the flash m...

Sep 10 2005, 2:26am EST

Korean Yujin Robotics Offers iRobi, iClebo Q and Transbot Robots

Korean Yujin Robotics Offers iRobi, iClebo Q and Transbot Robots

Korean company Yujin Robotics has announced several robots by now, trying to catch-up with Japanese and American robot competit...

Sep 3 2005, 1:23am EST

Korean Man Dies after 50 Hour Online Gaming Session

Korean Man Dies after 50 Hour Online Gaming Session

A report from South Korea is just started to circulate: A South Korean 28 year old man dies after playing nonstop for 50 hours...

Aug 9 2005, 7:58am EST

GPANG: Korean 3D Gaming Mobile Phone

GPANG: Korean 3D Gaming Mobile Phone

Korea has its own NGage like 3D gaming phone with the funny name GPang. KTF is the provider which offers a Samsung made 3D ga...

Jul 4 2005, 12:00pm EST

Korean Bluebird Smartphones

Korean Bluebird Smartphones

AkhibaraNews reports about Korean Windows Smartphones from Bluebird Software. The story mentions that there are now Windows S...

May 9 2005, 3:00pm EST

Korean Mobile Phone Trends

Korean Mobile Phone Trends

LaptopMag visited Seoul to glean a sense of where South Korea is driving its mobile phone technology and what direction we...

Apr 21 2005, 2:00pm EST

T-Commerce: Korean Can Order Domino Pizza on TV

T-Commerce: Korean Can Order Domino Pizza on TV

You could say that is so 2000. That was the year when OpenTV enabled Sky TV in the UK to offer Domino Pizzas (e-Pizzas) via tel...

Apr 5 2005, 1:48am EST

Korean iPod shuffle alternative: iBOM - Box of Media

Korean iPod shuffle alternative: iBOM - Box of Media

What, an MP3 player without a display? Forget it. Now after Apple introduced the iPod shuffle, those low-tech mp3 player are no...

Jan 28 2005, 1:00am EST

New Car Media Center by Korean INFILL

New Car Media Center by Korean INFILL

Korean Maxan introduces with a new brand called Infill a powerful car media center. The INFILL is Car AV system integrated wi...

Sep 7 2004, 1:53am EST