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Mobile carriers betting large on iPhone 4S
The much awaited iPhone 4S will hit the local market on Nov. 11, with reservations starting Nov. 4. Mobile carriers are betting all to attract consumers anticipating Apple’s latest handset as demand here is expected to be huge.
GM accents female leadership
At first glance, the car manufacturing industry seems to have little to do with women. GM, however, doesn’t agree. Females comprise around 20 percent of the global company’s top management, and some of them take on crucial roles such as product development and manufacturing.
From desktop to mobile
The number of smartphone users in the country recently reached 20 million. It means 40 percent of the 50 million population of the country, or 80 percent of the 25 million who are economically active, are using the new devices, introduced here two years ago with the launch of Apple’s iPhone.
Portals vie to upgrade map services
In the smartphone era, map services continue to be modified to better provide specific details. They can now show the inside of stores and even the location of the holes on golf courses.
LG trying hard to get out of hole
LG Electronics announced Tuesday that it will nurture a competitive workforce in the software sector, adding that CEO Koo Bon-joon awarded the 14 best employees in the research and development (R&D) sector with a plaque stating “software architect” last week to encourage them.
Who should assume burden for explosive network traffic?
The infiltration of smart devices into our daily lives has greatly impacted how we navigate the world and the fallout is an explosive growth of data traffic. To deal with the increasing uploads and downloads, an investment in the network is necessary, but network operators ask why the responsibility should lie entirely on them when contents providers make huge profits free-ri...
SKT offers luring LTE services
The start of the fourth-generation (4G) long-term evolution (LTE) era has introduced some innovative services.
LG cleared of washer explosion
People with front loading washing machines were worried over news that a housewife was severely burned due to an explosion while using one made by LG Electronics.
SK Telecom sweeps LTE market with diverse lineup
It has been four months since mobile carriers started the fourth-generation (4G) long-term evolution (LTE) service here. SK Telecom, the country’s biggest mobile carrier, is leading the transition toward the new service with new handsets to attract consumers.
War inside your palm
Online shopping malls competing in mobile world By Yoon Ja-young Choi Su-hye, a working mom, does her shopping while commuting to work. Each time she buys different items, but she always buys bottled water and diapers for her baby using her smartphone. “It saves me a lot of time. I can compare prices, and it’s cheaper,” said the mother of two. Internet open markets ...