IT Technology

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Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

 

SEOUL, KOREA - After sliding for more than 15 months, the prices of LCD panels for TVs are showing signs of rebounding. Overall, the declining pace has slowed, with the prices of some items taking an upturn.

Cyber Security

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Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

The first installment of “Leadership on Safe and Secure Cyberspace” series

The Korea IT Times will run the series “ Leadership on Safe and Secure Cyberspace” from April to December. The first installment setforth shortcuts to arming the SouthKorean cyber security industry with international competitiveness,and exploreways towards intentional cooperation. 

Opinion

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Thursday, March 6th, 2014

Today, those who create jobs are viewed as the most fervent patriots. It is not too much to say that the future of a nation hinges on the nation’s capability to create jobs.

Finance

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014
SEOUL, KOREA - Nonghyup Financial Group has finalized a deal to take over the three units of Woori Financial Group, including Woori Investment & Securities, Woori Aviva Life, and Woori Financial Savings Bank after a lengthy period of negotiation. Both financial groups held board of directors meetings on the same April 11 and approved the package transaction.

Business

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Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

SEOUL, KOREA - Samsung Electronics launched its design website as a public showcase for the inspiration and creative processes that go into design at Samsung.

Country Report

Pham Huu Chi, the Ambassador E & P of Vietnam
Friday, April 11th, 2014

President Park Geun-hye of Republic of Korea and Vietnam’s top leaders, including President Truong Tan Sang and Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung, recently had discussions regarding the economic cooperation between two countries, particularly measures how to bolster future economic ties. Currently, Vietnam has huge potential in developing further both within its own country and internationally.

Editorials

Monday, March 10th, 2014

The tenth article of the concrete methodology for building social capital

Where does wealth come from in the first place? How does the sweat of our brows and the knowledge of our brains lead to its creation? Why has the world grown richer over time? How can societies around the world create the resources needed for better education, health care, and other priorities?

Events

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Monday, April 14th, 2014

ILSAN, GYEONGGI - The Inside 3D Printing Conference & Expo 2014, the leading B2B tradeshow for the 3D printing industry, will continue its world tour at KINTEX, Ilsan, S. Korea, on June 12 -13, 2014.

Real-time News

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Thursday, April 17th, 2014

The recent back-to-back discoveries of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) have been causing a hullabaloo in South Korea.

Kim Hyoung-joong
Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

 

Two unidentified unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), thought to have been sent by North Korea, were found crashed, one in the city of Paju (close to the demilitarized zone that separates North and South Korea) on March 24 and the other on Baengnyeong Island (a S. Korean island in the Yellow Sea across from the North) on March 31.

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

SINGAPORE - The digital and mobile landscape in Asia is evolving on a day-to-day basis, and at such a rapid phase that businesses find it a challenge to follow up with new and disruptive trends and technologies.

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Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

Internet of Things (hereafter IoT) refers to intelligent networking technologies and the environment that connects to a wired or wireless network, often in interest about things lying about that collect information, interacting with each other while sharing[1][2]. Real-world objects and virtual worlds are connected through a network of people and things relating to each other anytime, anywhere, via communication networks between environment-oriented on the Internet with machine-to-machine (M2M) communication services[1][3][4][5]. The basics of IoT are shown in Figure 1.

Shin Hwan-sup
Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

 

SEOUL, KOREA - The Korea Trade Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA) has been operating the buyKOREA platform, a site that connects international patrons with domestic enterprises.

mamieye
Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

- Mamieye; smart pager system which provides precise and easy to use positioning system based on Wi-Fi and conversion technology

- Micro-smart pager (weight of 25g) prevents missing of kids, elderly people with dementia and pets

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

SINGAPORE - RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the world's leading high service distributor of electronics and maintenance products, has announced availability of two touchscreen display starter kits for the Raspberry Pi , which provide a quick and easy wiring interface and are ideal for creating portable and low power Raspberry Pi projects and applications.

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Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

HONG KONG - HK Magazine Media Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Gary Wong as Director of Sales, reporting directly to Greg Crandall, Publisher and General Manager.

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Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

HONG KONG - Celebrate this Mother's Day with the freshest and healthiest gift -- an Edible Arrangements® fresh fruit bouquet. Your Mom is absolutely going to love this surprise. Hand-sculpted and arranged to resemble a bouquet of flowers, it will WOW you and your mother just the same. Filled with juicy, fresh strawberries, pineapples, melons, grapes, oranges and other fruits our arrangements are healthy and cheerful. All bouquets, including our Mother's Day Collection, are handmade and created to impress.

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

BOISE, US - Micron Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq:MU), a global leader in advanced semiconductor systems, and Wave Systems Corp. (Nasdaq:WAVX), a leading provider of endpoint security, today announced they are expanding their relationship to develop solutions designed to strengthen user protection against current and emerging threats to compute and embedded platforms.

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

TEXAS, US - SolarWinds (NYSE: SWI), a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT management software, today announced that controllers have been put down, computer screens have gone black, and bandwidth has been given a reprieve as the 2014 Gaming Bracket Battle comes to a close. Starting with 34 of the most popular and revered video games, and with 4,600+ votes cast by the thwack® community, only Doom survived the final showdown.

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Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

SEOUL, KOREA - Samsung Electronics launched its design website as a public showcase for the inspiration and creative processes that go into design at Samsung.

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

MADRID, SPAIN - Independent games developer, Hydra Interactive Entertainment, today announces their new development studio and unveils their first multi-format artistic and genre busting game - Upside-Down Dimensions.

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Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

[The Korea IT Times’ poem selection for April] Family

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Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

The first installment of “Leadership on Safe and Secure Cyberspace” series

The Korea IT Times will run the series “ Leadership on Safe and Secure Cyberspace” from April to December. The first installment setforth shortcuts to arming the SouthKorean cyber security industry with international competitiveness,and exploreways towards intentional cooperation. 

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Technology

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Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

Internet of Things (hereafter IoT) refers to intelligent networking technologies and the environment that connects to a wired or wireless network, often in interest about things lying about that collect information, interacting with each other while sharing[1][2]. Real-world objects and virtual worlds are connected through a network of people and things relating to each other anytime, anywhere, via communication networks between environment-oriented on the Internet with machine-to-machine (M2M) communication services[1][3][4][5]. The basics of IoT are shown in Figure 1.

Hot Issues

Windows-XP-End-of-Life
Friday, April 11th, 2014

Support for Windows XP has now ended as Microsoft said it would no longer support Windows XP after April 8, 2014. Since the announcement of Microsoft’s 8 April support deadline, numerous media outlets and computer experts have talked about potential risks arising from a post-XP support world and advised Windows XP users to upgrade to latest versions.

Economy

Shin Hwan-sup
Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

 

SEOUL, KOREA - The Korea Trade Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA) has been operating the buyKOREA platform, a site that connects international patrons with domestic enterprises.

Korean Language News

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Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

SEOUL, KOREA - 민형종 조달청장은 416() 오전 조달청을 방문한 디바바 아브데타 주한 에티오피아 대사를 만나 에티오피아의 조달 선진화 지원 방안을 논의하였다.

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Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

연이어 발견된 무인항공기 때문에 논란이 거듭되고 있다.

국방부는 파주, 백령도 등 에서 발견된 무인기에서 서울 청와대를 포함한 경복궁 일대 사진을 좀 더 근접 촬영하기 위해 비행 고도를 낮췄고 기체 배터리에 기용날자라는 북한말이 표기된 점, 민간에서는 사용하지 않는 십자형 낙하산을 착륙 방식으로 사용한 점 등 을 근거로 이번 무인기 의 출처를 북한으로 잠정 결론지었다.

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Wednesday, April 16th, 2014


두뇌유출(Brain Drain)이란 경제용어가 있다. 못 사는 나라에서 잘 사는 나라로의 고급인력이 빠져나가는 것을 일컫는다. 지금 많은 개발도상국가에서 두뇌유출이 큰 사회문제로 대두되고 있을 정도다.

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Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

SEOUL, KOREA - 한국농수산식품유통공사(aT, 사장 김재수)는 양재동 aT센터 인근 초중고교10여 개 학교를 대상으로 교육환경 개선을 위해 아름다운 학교 가꾸기 사업에 나섰다.

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Wednesday, April 16th, 2014


SEOUL, KOREA - SK텔레콤(대표이사 사장 하성민, www.sktelecom.com)은 16일 에너지 효율화 사업을 계속 선도해 나가기 위해 기존의 클라우드(Cloud) BEMS* 기능을 대폭 강화한 ‘클라우드 BEMS 2.0’을 개발해 서비스를 시작한다고 밝혔다.

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Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

SEOUL, KOREA - KOTRA(사장 오영호)가 15일 구로구 소재 수출산업단지에서 개최한 ‘2014년도 수출첫걸음지원사업 발대식에 내수 및 수출초보기업 200여개사가 참석하여 신규 수출 창출을 다짐했다.

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Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

SEOUL, KOREA - 새민련(새정치민주연합)의 무공천 철회로 정치판이 요동치고 있는 가운데 고() 박정희 전 대통령의 사위이자 박근혜 대통령의 제부인 신동욱 공화당 창준위 대표가 14일 공화당 창당신고를 끝마쳤다고 밝혔다.

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Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

SEOUL, KOREA - 원스톱 위치기반 솔루션 제공 전문기업예공 (대표이사 김동연, http://www.ygc.co.kr)WiFi와 융합기술 기반의 위치추적기를 개발 및 판매하고 모바일 앱, 웹사이트, 관제 서버 개발에 이르기까지 위치기반에 관련된 모든 서비스를 제공하는 전문기업으로서 인지능력이 부족한 어린아이, 치매 어른, 반려동물의 실종 예방과 고가자산 분실 예방을 위한 위치정보 서비스를 제공하는 마미아이(Mamieye)’를 세계최초로 출시하며 시장 공략에 박차를 가하기 시작했다.

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Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

SEOUL, KOREA - 농촌진흥청(청장 이양호)은 한우 인공수정 시 혈통정보를 쉽고 정확하게 관리하는 ‘한우 인공수정 기록관리 시스템’을 개발했다고 밝혔다.

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

SEOUL, KOREA - 최근 금융당국이 전자금융사기 피해를 막기 위해 100만 원 이상 이체 시 추가 인증(2채널 인증) 절차를 거치도록 보안을 강화하였으나, 이를 우회하는 지능화된 악성코드가 발견되어 주의가 요구된다.

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Special Features

Motor360
Monday, April 14th, 2014

Less than a decade ago, few expected that smart phones would someday become indispensable to our daily lives. However, today, smart phones have entrenched themselves as the paradigm of this smart technology era by inextricably interweaving with our daily lives in tandem with the transitions from fixed-line phones to cordless telephones and from mobile phones to smart phones.

Invest Korea

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Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

SEOUL, KOREA - American business magazine Forbes has recently run an article titled “One Emerging Market To Buy” by contributor James Gruber. In the article, James Gruber said, “The indiscriminate sell-off of emerging markets also opens up some potential opportunities. Asia Confidential thinks South Korea stands out as one such opportunity..South Korea has tremendous long-term prospects.”

The Poem

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Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

[The Korea IT Times’ poem selection for April] Family

Big Data

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Monday, April 14th, 2014

Who would dare to come forward to try estimating big data technology’s growth potential?

Tourism

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Monday, April 14th, 2014

SEOUL, KOREA - Easter day; It might be familiar with Christians, however usually Easter day is more well-known holiday for Westerner. It is one of the big holidays in the US, Europe, so during the holidays, there are several events to celebrate Easter day.

World News

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

SINGAPORE - The digital and mobile landscape in Asia is evolving on a day-to-day basis, and at such a rapid phase that businesses find it a challenge to follow up with new and disruptive trends and technologies.

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