Waltham, MA, USA December 17, 2009 -- Extech Instruments (www.extech.com/instruments), makers of the best handheld test and measurement tools, announced that its rugged and versatile Extech with built-in infrared has been awarded a 2009 Top Products Award.
SEOUL, KOREA - The balance of periodical deposits with commercial banks has increased rapidly. This is attributed to the fact that the real estate and stock market have been flat for years, making periodical deposits more attractive relative to other investment vehicles.
SEOUL, KOREA - LG Electronics (LG) reports that it has sold more than 10 million LTE smartphones worldwide, a result of the company’s aggressive push into 4G markets with a combination of the best hardware and advanced 4G LTE technologies.
SEOUL, KOREA – Korea is losing ground to China in export competitiveness. According to a report "Korea Being Trailed by Developing Countries" published on January 13 by the Institute for International Trade, the Korean International Trade Association, the number of export items that Korea took No. 1 positions in 2011 was 61, 10 items fewer than in 2010.
LG Electronics (LG) announced today that it is on track to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by almost 14 million tons this year, up from its previous record of 12.9 million tons last year. With this revised forecast, LG is aiming to achieve its goal of 200 million tons of cumulative reductions from 2009 through 2020.
For those who heard people say that they would never achieve anything extraordinary in front of a computer screen, a new hope has arrived! A man, Peter Jalowiczor, claims that over the period of three years, he discovered four planets only through using two computers.
Seoul, Korea - Qualcomm held a media day event in Beijing and announced its plan to mass-produce Snapdragon 800 from late May. The company didn’t reveal which smartphone the mass produced chip will be used for, but the trade is betting one of the next-generation smartphones from LG, Motorola or Pantech will be the next fastest phone with the new processor
Seoul, Korea - In Noryangjin, there is a special bank branch, the ‘smart’ branch of NH Bank that opened in last August. This branch is being benchmarked by its peers for having gotten rid of paper documents at the tellers’ counters.
SEOUL, KOREA – 3D computer animated comedy film The Nut Job will hit US theaters next year. Korean-based 3D company Redrover said the Nut Job (a collaboration among ToonBox Entertainment, Redrover Co. and Gulfstream) will be showing at US theaters nationwide starting on January 17, 2014.
SEOUL, KOREA - Korea's sovereign debt-to-GDP ratio was 34 percent last year. This is lower than any other economies including the United States with more than 100 percent, Japan in excess of 200 percent, or Germany with 86 percent.
Foreign manufacturers of electric cars in China can own only minority shares and they must surrender intellectual property on at least one of what the government considers to be the three key enabling technologies for e-mobility.
The Ministry of Knowledge Economy is seeking to develop fish-shaped robots with the ability to detect hazardous water pollutants. The robotic fish will collect data on water pollution and may eventually be used to verify the safety of underwater structures such as dams and bridges. Until now, underwater robots have been used mainly for exploration and military purposes.
SEOUL, KOREA - Last year's number of "one-person entrepreneurs" was 296,000, up 13 percent from the previous year. One-person entrepreneur is a term defined in the 2010 law to nurture one-person entrepreneurship in the areas of knowledge-intensive industries such as motion picture, publishing and information services, and traditional crafts.
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