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Employers’ distrust hampers Korea’s smart potential
The use of smart devices in the workplace has the highest potential in Korea among Asian Pacific countries, a recent survey showed.
Carriers see profit base eaten by mVoIPs
Hong Sun-jeong, a housewife living in southern Seoul, is a fan of My People, a free service to make calls over the Internet offered by Daum. She installed the application on her iPad 2 and now enjoys making unlimited video calls.
Complaints growing over LTE phones
Fourth-generation (4G) long-term evolution (LTE) services have 3 million customers here, marking unprecedented steep growth among major countries. Despite promising five times faster download speeds than its 3G predecessor, however, they are drawing increasing complaints over quality.
Korean worker drinks 1.5 coffees a day
Park Ji-hyun, an office worker, starts the day with a cup of coffee; and after lunch, she goes to the coffee house with her colleagues for another.
Kakao the invincible under threat
The most popular mobile messenger service in the country, Kakao Talk, recently put the IT industry on alert by announcing that it has 42 million subscribers. It has become a must have application for smartphone users here, as a survey showed seven out of 10 people said they wouldn’t buy a smartphone unless it supported Kakao Talk.
GS chairman donates 7 bil. won
GS Group Chairman Huh Chang-soo donated 68,000 shares of GS Engineering & Construction worth 7 billion won Thursday to the Namchon Foundation, a social welfare organization. He has been funding the foundation since its launch in 2006. Over the last six years, the chairman has donated stock valued at some 32 billion won.
KEPCO to host nuclear seminar
Nuclear experts will gather in Busan next week to discuss how to use nuclear energy in a safe and secure way.
LG Electronics stocks do well
Can LG Electronics recover at least part of its old glory from the days when it went head to head with Samsung Electronics?
Television becoming interactive
For a long time, television has been regarded as a one-way medium, with viewers passively sitting and watching.
SK set to take over Australian coal mining firm
SK Group, the country’s third largest conglomerate, is set to acquire a controlling stake in an Australian mining company.
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