IT Technology

Friday, April 18th, 2014

SEOUL, KOREA - Researchers from LG Electronics (LG) and Swiss university ETH Zurich (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich) have developed a method to greatly increase the speed and efficient transmission of gas, liquid and water vapor through perforated graphene, a material that has seen an explosion of scientific interest in recent years. The findings open up the possibility in the future to develop highly efficient filters to treat air and water.

Cover Stories

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Thursday, April 17th, 2014

The recent back-to-back discoveries of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) have been causing a hullabaloo in South Korea.

Cyber Security

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Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

The first installment of “Leadership on Safe and Secure Cyberspace” series

The Korea IT Times will run the series “ Leadership on Safe and Secure Cyberspace” from April to December. The first installment setforth shortcuts to arming the SouthKorean cyber security industry with international competitiveness,and exploreways towards intentional cooperation. 

Finance

Thursday, April 17th, 2014
SEOUL, KOREA - Shinhan Investment & Securities said on April 17 that CJ CheilJedang will see its share price rebound thanks to a rise in the selling price of lysine, the essential amino acid in animal feed, in the latter half of this year. The securities firm adjusted the stock's target price upward to 350,000 won from 340,000 won, with the investment opinion maintaining at "buy."

Park Wan-gyu Column

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Friday, April 18th, 2014


I wish that South Korea could wake up to good news every morning. But I got deeply choked up by the catastrophic capsizing of the Sewol ferry, which erupted off Jindo on Wednesday.

Business

Friday, April 18th, 2014

SEOUL, KOREA - A survey showed that domestic drivers select diesel cars primarily due to their higher fuel efficiency and cheaper fuel prices compared to those of gasoline cars.The Diesel Business Division of Robert Bosch Korea revealed this survey results on April 18.

Country Report

Pham Huu Chi, the Ambassador E & P of Vietnam
Friday, April 11th, 2014

President Park Geun-hye of Republic of Korea and Vietnam’s top leaders, including President Truong Tan Sang and Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung, recently had discussions regarding the economic cooperation between two countries, particularly measures how to bolster future economic ties. Currently, Vietnam has huge potential in developing further both within its own country and internationally.

Editorials

Monday, March 10th, 2014

The tenth article of the concrete methodology for building social capital

Where does wealth come from in the first place? How does the sweat of our brows and the knowledge of our brains lead to its creation? Why has the world grown richer over time? How can societies around the world create the resources needed for better education, health care, and other priorities?

Events

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Monday, April 14th, 2014

ILSAN, GYEONGGI - The Inside 3D Printing Conference & Expo 2014, the leading B2B tradeshow for the 3D printing industry, will continue its world tour at KINTEX, Ilsan, S. Korea, on June 12 -13, 2014.

Real-time News

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Friday, April 18th, 2014

As Humans have blood pressure, cars have fuel pressure. Humans can live up to, on average, 70-80 years old as their hearts automatically regulate their blood pressure according to the intensity of their activity. However, cars, which are way more active than humans, do not have a heart-like automatic fuel pressure adjustment device, consequently being traded off by their owners or heading for auto graveyards in less than a decade.

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Friday, April 18th, 2014

- The cause of excessive CO2 emissions should be found in automotive engineering.

- Newly-patented “automatic fuel supply adjustment” technology is set to transform the landscape of the car industry and serve as an alternative to carbon tax.

 

Friday, April 18th, 2014

SEOUL, KOREA - Researchers from LG Electronics (LG) and Swiss university ETH Zurich (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich) have developed a method to greatly increase the speed and efficient transmission of gas, liquid and water vapor through perforated graphene, a material that has seen an explosion of scientific interest in recent years. The findings open up the possibility in the future to develop highly efficient filters to treat air and water.

Friday, April 18th, 2014

SEOUL, KOREA - A survey showed that domestic drivers select diesel cars primarily due to their higher fuel efficiency and cheaper fuel prices compared to those of gasoline cars.The Diesel Business Division of Robert Bosch Korea revealed this survey results on April 18.

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Friday, April 18th, 2014
SEOUL, KOREA - Global game portal Mgame took a positive turnaround in the first quarter of this year primarily thanks to the massive workforce downsizing and business restructuring.The company expects a huge amount of new earnings to be created in the second quarter on the back of its newly-launched mobile game Princess Maker for Kakao.

Friday, April 18th, 2014

SEOUL, KOREA - Hyundai Motor announced on April 17 that it aimed to sell 40 hydrogen cars within this year in Korea, starting from the sales of 15 units to the Gwangju Metropolitan City government, scheduled in June.

Friday, April 18th, 2014
SEOUL, KOREA - Hyundai Elevator has completed an elevator manufacturing plant in Brazil, which will serve as the production base for the whole South American market. The company said on April 17 that it held a completion ceremony at the Sao Leopoldo plant site in the southernmost state of Rio Grande do Sul. The ceremony was attended by 250 guests including the state's governor Tarso Genro, consul general at the Korean Consulate General in Sao Paulo Hong Young-jong, as well as Hyundai Elevator president Han Sang-ho.
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Friday, April 18th, 2014

SEOUL, KOREA - Pantech, the No. 3 mobile phone maker in Korea, plans to reveal its next-generation strategic smartphone model Vega Iron 2 at its headquarters building in Sangam-dong in northwest Seoul at 11 am of April 24.

 

 

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Friday, April 18th, 2014

The Korea IT Times’ poem selection for April by ICT guru Cho Sung-kap

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Friday, April 18th, 2014
SEOUL, KOREA - The world’s major optical technology leaders, including Samsung Electronics and Sony, are taking part in the Photo & Imaging 2014 which was held on April 17 at COEX in Seoul’s Gangnam.

Friday, April 18th, 2014

SEOUL, KOREA - LG Electronics plans to unveil its next strategic smartphone model G3 in June at the earliest.Inside the company, talks are underway to unveil G3 one or two months earlier than scheduled. An LG official said on April 17, “We decided to release the G3 earlier than scheduled but the exact date of release is still under discussion.”

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Friday, April 18th, 2014

SINGAPORE - SiS International Holdings Limited (SEHK: 00529) A leading Technology Products distribution and investment Holding Company in Asia and Inflexionpoint, a Private Equity structured supply chain firm co-founded by John Sculley (former CEO of Apple & Pepsi Cola Co) jointly announced today that they have entered into a partnership to form a joint venture company in Asia.

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Friday, April 18th, 2014

SEOUL, KOREA - IK Multimedia, a world leader in software and hardware products for professional musicians, engineers and producers announced today the newest release of the widely popular T-RackS Custom Shop mixing and mastering plug-in and standalone tools that features two new must-have British EQ models that provide the warmth and tone heard on countless recordings around the globe: the EQ73 and the EQ81.

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Friday, April 18th, 2014

CAMBRIDGE, UK - The conductive ink and paste business is a large market that will generate $1.6 billion in 2014 in revenue at the ink/paste level. This market however is segmented, consisting of many emerging and mature markets. In the new report Conductive Ink Markets 2014-2024: Forecasts, Technologies, Players IDTechEx sees the market experiencing 4.5% CAGR over the coming decade, although growth will be unevenly spread with several target markets experiencing rapid growth while others decline. 

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Friday, April 18th, 2014


I wish that South Korea could wake up to good news every morning. But I got deeply choked up by the catastrophic capsizing of the Sewol ferry, which erupted off Jindo on Wednesday.

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Technology

Thursday, April 17th, 2014

SEOUL, KOREA - Xilinx, Inc. released the Vivado® Design Suite 2014.1, the industry’s only SoC-strength development environment. This release extends the automation of the UltraFast™ design methodology and delivers an average of 25 percent faster runtimes and 5 percent improvement in performance across all devices. Also new to 2014.1 is hardware acceleration of OpenCL kernels, within Vivado High-Level Synthesis (HLS).

Hot Issues

Windows-XP-End-of-Life
Friday, April 11th, 2014

Support for Windows XP has now ended as Microsoft said it would no longer support Windows XP after April 8, 2014. Since the announcement of Microsoft’s 8 April support deadline, numerous media outlets and computer experts have talked about potential risks arising from a post-XP support world and advised Windows XP users to upgrade to latest versions.

Economy

Shin Hwan-sup
Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

 

SEOUL, KOREA - The Korea Trade Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA) has been operating the buyKOREA platform, a site that connects international patrons with domestic enterprises.

Korean Language News

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Friday, April 18th, 2014

사람에게 혈압이 있듯이 자동차는 연료압력이 있다. 사람은 활동하는 정도에 따라 심장에 의해 혈압이 자동으로 조절되어 평균수명 70~80세를 넘기며 살아가고 있다. 그러나 사람보다 더 극심한 활동을 하는 차는 사람의 심장과 같이 연료공급압력을 자동으로 조절하는 장치가 없어 평균 10년도 채 되지 않아 소유자에 의해 처분되거나 또는 폐차를 생각하게 한다.

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Friday, April 18th, 2014
- 이산화탄소 과다배출 원인은 자동차 공학에서 찾아야

- 신기술 특허 ‘연료공급자동조절장치’...“탄소세 대안 및 자동차산업 판도 바꿔”

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Saturday, April 19th, 2014

 

[Korea IT Times =  박진형 기자]

광장서 끌어안고 몸 밀착시킨 남자들, 무슨 일?’이란 기사가 눈에 쏠린다. 어디 한번 클릭해 보자. 내용을 보니 탱고 춤추는 거란다. 황당하군. 이게 대한민국 대표 언론의 낚시질이다. 하나의 클릭수라도 올리기 위한 발버둥은 참으로 처참하다. 선정적일 수는 있지만 가증적일 수는 없다.

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Saturday, April 19th, 2014

 

현재 우리나라의 암 환자 수는 이미 2011년에 100만명을 넘어 섰다. 얼마전 2030년이 되면 인구의 절반이 암환자가 될거라는 언론의 보도가 된 적이 있다.

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Friday, April 18th, 2014

대한민국 ICT 거목 조성갑씨가 쓰는 4월의 시 

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Thursday, April 17th, 2014

"감자도 먹고~ 기부도 하고~ 농가와 어려운 이웃도 돕고~" 삼성전자가 감자 풍작과 소비저하로 어려움을 겪고 있는강원도 감자농가를 돕기 위해 '1석3조 착한감자' 캠페인을 펼쳤다.

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Thursday, April 17th, 2014

 

SEOUL, KOREA - 삼성전자가 4월 17일부터 20일까지 삼성동 코엑스 A, B 홀에서 개최되는 '2014 서울 국제사진영상 기자재전'(이하 P&I 2014)에 참가해 스마트 카메라 선도기업으로서 위상을 과시한다.

Thursday, April 17th, 2014

오늘도 대한민국 사회가 좋은아침을 맞았으면 좋으련만 여객선 세월호침몰 참사 소식에 가슴이 먹먹하고 너무 답답해 숨막힐 지경입니다.

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Thursday, April 17th, 2014

 

SEOUL, KOREA - 농림축산식품부(장관 이동필)와 한국농수산식품유통공사(aT, 사장 김재수)는 농식품 정책 소통과 농식품 우수인재 양성의 발판이 될 전국 대학생 네트워크인 ‘대한민국 농식품 미래기획단(얍!, YAFF; Young Agro-Food Fellowship)’을 모집한다.

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Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

SEOUL, KOREA - 민형종 조달청장은 416() 오전 조달청을 방문한 디바바 아브데타 주한 에티오피아 대사를 만나 에티오피아의 조달 선진화 지원 방안을 논의하였다.

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Special Features

Motor360
Monday, April 14th, 2014

Less than a decade ago, few expected that smart phones would someday become indispensable to our daily lives. However, today, smart phones have entrenched themselves as the paradigm of this smart technology era by inextricably interweaving with our daily lives in tandem with the transitions from fixed-line phones to cordless telephones and from mobile phones to smart phones.

Invest Korea

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Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

SEOUL, KOREA - American business magazine Forbes has recently run an article titled “One Emerging Market To Buy” by contributor James Gruber. In the article, James Gruber said, “The indiscriminate sell-off of emerging markets also opens up some potential opportunities. Asia Confidential thinks South Korea stands out as one such opportunity..South Korea has tremendous long-term prospects.”

Environment

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Friday, April 18th, 2014

As Humans have blood pressure, cars have fuel pressure. Humans can live up to, on average, 70-80 years old as their hearts automatically regulate their blood pressure according to the intensity of their activity. However, cars, which are way more active than humans, do not have a heart-like automatic fuel pressure adjustment device, consequently being traded off by their owners or heading for auto graveyards in less than a decade.

The Poem

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Friday, April 18th, 2014

The Korea IT Times’ poem selection for April by ICT guru Cho Sung-kap

Big Data

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Monday, April 14th, 2014

Who would dare to come forward to try estimating big data technology’s growth potential?

Tourism

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Monday, April 14th, 2014

SEOUL, KOREA - Easter day; It might be familiar with Christians, however usually Easter day is more well-known holiday for Westerner. It is one of the big holidays in the US, Europe, so during the holidays, there are several events to celebrate Easter day.

World News

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Friday, April 18th, 2014

SINGAPORE - SiS International Holdings Limited (SEHK: 00529) A leading Technology Products distribution and investment Holding Company in Asia and Inflexionpoint, a Private Equity structured supply chain firm co-founded by John Sculley (former CEO of Apple & Pepsi Cola Co) jointly announced today that they have entered into a partnership to form a joint venture company in Asia.

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