All posts tagged "mobile"

  • In this Tuesday, May 5, 2015, photo, a man sits in front of portraits of the late North Korean leaders Kim Il Sung, left, and Kim Jong Il, right, as he uses his smartphone in Pyongyang, North Korea. North Korean officials have unveiled a mobile-friendly online shopping site. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
    N. Korea’s newest fad: ‘Boy General’ mobile phone game

    PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Millions of North Koreans are now using mobile phones, and not just to make phone calls. The Associated Press recently got a sneak peek at “Boy General,” the North’s hottest new game...

    • Posted December 9, 2015
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  • Samsung headquarters in South Korea (Yonhap)
    In midst of global smartphone battle, Samsung shuffles top execs

    By Yoon Sung-won Changing leadership in the middle of a global smartphone battle seems to be part of Samsung’s latest strategy to vie for the top spot. The nation’s top conglomerate appointed six new presidents and one...

    • Posted December 1, 2015
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  • Signs attached to the entrance wall of a mobile phone retail store in Jongno, central Seoul, that read, "iPhone 6 is immediately available." The nation's telecom watchdog threatened to take legal action against CEOs of local mobile carriers for disturbing the telecom market order by providing excessive subsidies for iPhone 6.
( Yonhap)
    S. Korean mobile carriers fined 2.4 bln won for handset subsidy violations

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — South Korean mobile carriers have been fined 2.4 billion won (US$2.15 million) for violating the new handset subsidy law that misled and lured iPhone 6 buyers in late October, the communications watchdog said Thursday....

    • Posted December 4, 2014
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  • (Courtesy of Samsung)
    Samsung keeps mobile chief despite profit plunge

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung retained the chief of its mobile business in an annual executive reshuffle announced Monday despite a steep decline in mobile profit. The extent of this year’s reshuffle was the smallest in...

    • Posted December 1, 2014
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  • SK Telecom employees demonstrate the new network virtualization technology "Orchestration."
(Courtesy of SK Telecom)
    SK develops core 5G network technologies

    By Yoon Sung-won SK Telecom, the nation’s largest mobile carrier, has developed two core technologies for the fifth-generation (5G) mobile network, the company said Tuesday. It says that the development of the network virtualization technologies will support...

    • Posted November 26, 2014
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  • (Courtesy of Samsung)
    Samsung officially teams up with SK for 5G tech

    By Kang Yoon-seung BUSAN, Oct. 20 (Yonhap) — SK Telecom Co., South Korea’s top mobile carrier, said Monday it has joined hands with Samsung Electronics Co. to develop the fifth-generation (5G) industry, seeking early advancement in one...

    • Posted October 20, 2014
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