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Korean research team develops white LEDs with high colo...
Dec 29, 2011
To meet the desire for green growth, eco-friendly LED lights that provide effective luminosity for a long time are being used more and more for indoor lighting. Research and development is being conducted worldwide on light-emitting diodes (LEDs) that simulate natural sunlight. ...


Now streaming, Korea’s first homegrown cloud music serv...
Dec 28, 2011
A new digital music service has come to town, introducing a more musician-friendly standard in digital music pricing.On December 22, Korea Telecom (KT) released Genie, Korea’s first cloud music service, in partnership with music distribution company KMP Holdings and seven of Kore...


Living smarter with smart work
Nov 23, 2011
As “smart work” initiatives expand in scope and spread from the public to private sectors, more workers in Korea are embracing flexible work and lifestyle patterns.Smart work systems are designed to optimize productivity and efficiency by providing remote access to work materials...

Free international call services for smartphone users
Nov 18, 2011
Smartphone users in Korea can make international calls for free or at low rates. The 0044 Free International Call service offers users free international calls without requiring signing up or start-up payments. Unlike other free international call services that use an Internet n...


Korean smartphones rated top in North America
Nov 16, 2011
According to a report by Consumer Reports, Samsung's Galaxy S II smartphone has been rated the best smartphone model offered by almost all telecommunications companies in America. Consumer Reports is a monthly American magazine published by Consumers Union founded in 1936 that pu...


Korea, IT nation on the rise
Nov 14, 2011
Elementary school students in Wando, South Jeolla Province, test out the new learning tools they have received as part of the "smart school" initiative recently launched by Samsung. The initiative provides for the use of the Galaxy Tab 10.1 to access educational materials an...


Jeju Island becomes a global leader in smart grid devel...
Nov 11, 2011
2011 first Smart Grid Day celebration was held in Jeju Isaland (Photo: Yonhap news)The first Smart Grid Day celebration was held at the Jeju Smart Grid Information Center on November. Also called the ‘smart power network,’ the smart grid test was launched on Jeju Island for the f...


Korean IT products dominate global market
Nov 08, 2011
According to recent research, Korean IT products have dominated the global market in the third quarter of the year in DRAM, LCD, and TV sales. Despite the global economic crisis, Korea has succeeded in rapidly expanding its market share of those items through microprocessing tech...


Robot World 2011 successfully wraps up
Nov 01, 2011
Robot World 2011, a robotics exhibition, was held by the Ministry of Knowledge Economy at Kintex in Ilsan from October 27 to 30. The event consisted of various programs including iRIS 2011 (International Robot Industry Show) and IRC 2011 (International Robot Contest). The Korea ...

Korea ranks top for communication device exports
Sep 09, 2011
According to the OECD, Korea ranked first among OECD members for exporting communications equipment in 2009.The news was released in the Communications Outlook, a biannual report issued by the Working Party on Communication and Infrastructures and Services Policy (WPCISP) under t...