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Google Regulations
18 September 2014 - 5:49pm
As measures to address the monopoly of Google's mobile operating system (OS) and tax evasion are being established worldwide, Korea is no exception to the moves. Much attention is being paid to...
Apple's new iPhone 6 has near field communication.
Non-functional Component
18 September 2014 - 5:08pm
Apple’s new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus have near field communication (NFC) technology, but they don't work as intended in South Korea. NFC technology, which has been added to many Android smartphones...
Open Source
17 September 2014 - 3:11pm
The first-ever Samsung Open Source Conference (SOSCON) opened on Sept. 16 at the Grand Intercontinental Hotel located in Samsung-dong, Seoul. Over 1,000 people attended the largest open source...
Huawei’s low-priced Honor 6 smartphone.
Low-priced Penetration
17 September 2014 - 2:57pm
Huawei, the world’s third-largest smart phone manufacturer, will enter the Korean market by releasing the Honor 6 at a price below 200,000 won later this month. According to industry sources, the...
Threat to US IT Giants
17 September 2014 - 1:45pm
 “If eBay is a shark in the sea, Taobao is an alligator in the Yangtze River. If the two fight each other in the sea, the alligator will lose. But we will win in the river,” said, Jack Ma, executive...
Micromax’s Canvas A1 smartphone with Android One platform.
Google’s Entry Tier
17 September 2014 - 12:36pm
According to the Wall Street Journal on Sept. 16, Google introduced new low-cost smartphones in the price range of 100,000 won in India using its Android One platform. The newspaper reported that...
Titan Platform has established Titan U.S Corporation in Los Angeles to enter the American market,
Revolt against Google
16 September 2014 - 5:59pm
Digital content providers that started their businesses on YouTube are leaving the video streaming channel by setting up their own content distribution networks. This is because Google takes almost...
Sony topped the Korean compact camera market for the first time in nine years.
Retaking Crown
16 September 2014 - 4:29pm
Sony reclaimed the number one in the Korean compact camera market for the first time in nine years, beating Samsung Electronics. According to market research company GfK, on Sept. 15 Sony was ranked...
Smartphone Sensor Function
16 September 2014 - 3:08pm
Samsung Electronics' smartphone sensor technology has been dragged down by technological and legal problems. According to Samsung on Sept. 15, the Smart Scroll feature was eliminated in its major...
Tim Cook, CEO of Apple, introduces the new Apple Watch during Apple's launch event at the Flint Center for the Performing Arts in Cupertino, California, on Sept. 9, 2014.
Embroiled in Coping Controversy
16 September 2014 - 2:58pm
Apple, which has been called an icon of innovation, recently unveiled the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, and the Apple Watch. But the reveal has been “non-extrordinary,” since there wasn't much innovation...
Replacement for Subsidy
15 September 2014 - 7:06pm
Owners of used phones and those who use phones directly purchased through overseas websites do not require mobile phone subsidies, and are expected to get a 10 percent discount in smartphone bills...
Some booths at Yongsan Electronics Market, the beating heart of hardware in the center of Seoul, South Korea.
Crisis of Korean IT Industry
15 September 2014 - 4:20pm
So far, Korean tech companies like Samsung and LG Electronics have been recognized for their world-class technical skills and hardware. They have maintained the top spot in smartphone, TV, and...


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