We all have heard of the success stories of making money online. For example, fifteen billion dollars: that is the value Microsoft recently put on Facebook when the computer giant invested US$240 million for a 1.6 percent stake in Mark Zuckerberg's online networking site. This leaves the question there should not be any reason why you cannot gain benefits from using online media too. Maybe, you are unemployed, and looking to make some extra cash.
Baek Nam-jun proclaimed, "Our life is half natural and half technological. Half-and-half is good. You cannot deny that high-tech is progress. We need it for jobs. Yet if you make only high-tech, you make war.
On February 12, 2010, the Chairman of the Korea Fair Trade Commission (KFTC), Chung Ho Yul, participated in the top-level round table discussion during the International Cartel Workshop co-sponsored by International Bar Association (IBA) and American Bar Association (ABA). He and many other global companies are very concerned about the recent rise of cartel or antit
Avatar, 3D TVs and 3D content are hot topics recently, but there is another topic burning things up and that is climate change. The hot topics should be Carbon Dioxide (CO2) and Methane (CH4), which are the main greenhouse gases (GHG), contributors to global warming. Over the last century the Earth has warmed approximately one degree Fahrenheit.
Gyeonggi Province is actively pushing ahead with building IT-based social welfare safety net.
Korea is one of the world's IT powerhouses and Gyeonggi Province is the production base and the center of technology development of such global IT companies as Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics, Governor Kim Moon-soo said.
In November of this year, Korea will host the G20 summit meetings. The first scheduled meeting will discuss topics regarding financial affairs across the globe. Recent assessments in Korea have been prepared to make this summit a success for all participating countries.
On November 17, I traveled down to the Ramada Hotel in downtown Suwon for a special event - the Gyeonggi-UT Innovation Program's Year 1 Signing Ceremony. This was a very important time for a dozen lucky companies in the Gyeonggi Province region.
V3 Internet Security 8.0 is a Windows 7 compatible anti-malware suite by AhnLab (a Korean security solutions company) and a revolutionary improvement on its predecessor. It is the world's lightest and fastest total antivirus solution with new malicious code detection features on board, which guarantee an enhanced defense against malicious code attacks.
Incheon City Hall is not far from Seoul, but it feels really far. Although Incheon is the closest metropolitan city from Seoul, I was more than 20 minutes late for my interview due to heavy traffic. Finally, I started my interview with Mr. Hwang Ui-sik, the Director of Culture, Tourism, and Sports Bureau of Incheon City.
Dr. Beck Du-ock, Administrator of Seoul SMBA, said in an interview with Korea IT Times: "It is essential that you do things for others to bring opportunities for small and medium- size competitive enterprises (SMEs) that make them go out and do their businesses in world markets with cutting edge products and innovative technology.
From lending money, to borrowing money, to teaching the crafts of money-making, Jerry Langley has certainly moved upwards on the social ladder, or as he may call it, the learning curve. Considering the achievements of Jerry Langley, a shift along the learning curve may be an oversimplification. Based on Jerry Langley's background as the Vice President of McDonalds Corporation, Korea IT Times held an interview to share his insights on world commerce, both past and present.
There is no resemblance between Korea's agriculture of today and the traditional agriculture we have known. Based on state-of-the-art technology, Korea's current agriculture is playing a leading role in Korea's efforts for green growth.
Last week, Google introduced Google Instant, which provides it's users with real time search results as you are typing. This feature has provided efficiency and convenience for many Google users. Just this week, somebody has created another real time search result for the popular video sharing website Youtube.
One of the many speakers present at the Asia Economic Community Forum was Gerard Roland, a professor at UC Berkeley. In a debate about 21st century capitalism, he shared his opinions with everybody. The introduction of the 20th century started out with economic prosperity and peace, but in the latter stages sparked two of the bloodiest wars in history.
On March 11, two law firms Yoon & Yang, or (Hwawoo under Korean name) and Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher (Gibson Dunn) jointly hosted a seminar on "International Antitrust/Competition Seminar." The seminar was held at Korea Chamber of Commerce & Industry for an entire day. "Since 1997, 90 percent of the fines from Department of Justice in the U.S.
Steve Jobs and his Apple colleagues were extremely enthusiastic at their iPad event last week-so enthusiastic, they didn't have one negative word to say about the Apple iPad. We think Jobs might have minored in psychology, because for those couple hours last Wednesday we were almost convinced that the iPad was the most beautiful, wonderful, amazing, phenomenal, great device ever. But then Jobs snapped his fingers and we snapped out of the positive reinforcement trance he had placed us under with those upbeat adjectives.
We weren't the only ones noticing it either-the creative folks over at NeilCurtis.com noticed the trending positivity and took matters into their own hands. They edited the whole press conference to show the bounty of positive words the people at Apple had to say about their new tablet. Check out the video.
The Korea IT Times asked Samuel Koo, President and CEO of the Seoul Tourism Organization (STO), a tourism promotion agency set up by the Seoul Metropolitan Government, to speak about tourism areas where the STO can create high value in conjunction with cutting-edge technology sectors such as inf
Korea Water Resources Corp. (K-water) will continue pushing ahead with 14 tasks to enhance efficiency of management through the introduction of an advance system. By 2012, K-water will slash person power and introduce a performance-based pay system to make it one of the most respectable state-run corporations.
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