All posts tagged "technology"

  • (Courtesy of Samsung via Yonhap)
    Samsung’s VR goggles sell out in S. Korea on first day

    By Brian  Han It wasn’t long ago that walking around a computer-generated fantasy world seemed so far out of reach. South Korean tech giant Samsung provides that experience for approximately $100 — that is if you can...

    • Posted November 25, 2015
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  • Naver followed suit after Daum Kakao announced an active protest against government requests to view its message database.
    Naver hatches up plan to topple YouTube in S. Korea

    By Brian Han Let’s face it. When it comes to video streaming, there’s only one name that really matters and that’s YouTube. It’s just the way things have been for over a decade on a global scale. But...

    • Posted November 23, 2015
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  • Brian Kyoungtae Min
Irvine High School
12th Grade
    ‘Designer babies’ come with good, bad consequences

    Designer babies refer to genetically engineered babies that are created through advanced reproductive technology. Such technology allows parents and doctors to screen a human embryo in order to find any genetic disorders. After choosing the healthy embryo,...

    • Posted November 17, 2015
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  • Attendees marvel at an LG Curved 4K UHD OLED TV (Model 65EG9600) at LG and Netflix’s Dare to See OLED event in New York. (Photo by Jason DeCrow/Invision for LG Electronics/AP Images)
    Consumer Reports gives LG’s OLED TV highest marks

    By Brian Han LG Electronics has received quite a bit of high praise for its organic light-emitting diode (OLED) television from U.S.-based review agencies, but its latest from Consumer Reports might mean a little bit more. The...

    • Posted November 16, 2015
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  • This photo, released on Aug. 14, 2015, by Samsung Electronics Co., shows the new phablets that Samsung showcased during a publicity event in New York the previous day -- the Galaxy Note 5 (R) and the Galaxy S6 Edge+. Samsung released the two devices in South Korea on Aug. 20. (Yonhap)
    Samsung dominates all major smartphone markets except N. America

    By Brian Han Samsung Electronics is in a constant tug of war with Apple, so the South Korean tech giant pulled as hard as it could before the iPhone 6S hit the shelves in September. For the...

    • Posted November 10, 2015
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  • K-Tech
    Silicon Valley to see K-TECH 2015 this month

    By The Korea Times San Francisco staff A Korean technology conference, K-TECH 2015, is coming to Silicon Valley this month. Organizers announced the two-day event Wednesday and said it will be organized by South Korea’s Ministry of...

    • Posted November 6, 2015
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  • South Korean middle school students use their smartphones at a bus station in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, May 15, 2015. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
    S. Korea pulls plug on child monitoring app

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The most widely used child surveillance app in South Korea has been pulled from the market after security specialists raised serious concerns about the program’s safety. Moon Hyun-seok, a senior official at...

    • Posted November 2, 2015
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