All posts tagged "phones"

  • 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 clamping down on people making phone calls with South Koreans: sources

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — North Korea has been intensifying a “sting operation” to arrest people making contact with South Koreans using mobile phones, especially in border areas near China, sources said Tuesday. Sources familiar with North Korean affairs...

    • Posted March 29, 2016
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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.
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    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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    [BARRON'S] Samsung: Why the Stock Could Soar

     Samsung Electronics could be the world’s cheapest mega-cap stock. Just don’t expect it to stay that way. The South Korean maker of cellphones, tablets, memory chips, and big-screen TVs trades for eight times estimated 2014 earnings, and...

    • Posted October 16, 2014
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    Tungsten in PCs and phones ‘can cause strokes’

    By Isaac Kim Tungsten, a common component in personal computers and phones, can induce strokes, reports Fox News reports. University of Exeter researchers studied 8,600 people aged 18-74 for 12 years. The researchers monitored the tungsten concentration...

    • Posted November 14, 2013
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