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Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

SEOUL, KOREA - E-Land Group completed the construction of Asia’s largest fashion logistics center in Cheonan in Korea. The center has a floor space of 200,000 square meters.

Technology

samsung
Saturday, July 12th, 2014

With Samsung Electronics' business performance falling short of market expectations, some are wondering if the earning shock is intentional. Many business experts are wondering how the well-organized Samsung control tower system didn't do anything in a situation where its operating profit decreased by about 15% compared with that from the previous quarter.

Finance

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Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014
SEOUL, KOREA - Convenience store stocks, which have so far been considered high-growth shares, are showing weakness of late. The biggest factor that halted the growth of these stocks is the announcement of Shinsegae that it would move into the convenience store business. According to the Korea Exchange on July 21, the share price of BGF Retail, the operating company of Korea's No. 1 convenience store brand CU, has dropped 7.0 percent for the past week.

Reporter's Notebook

geunhye
Monday, July 14th, 2014

The Park Geun-hye government has recently received a report card on its economic policy over the past two years. Since the Park Geun-hye government emerged a few months after the Japanese government changed hands in 2012 and since both governments unveiled their economic policies (dubbed as ‘Geunhyenomics’ and ‘Abenomics’, respectively) over the same period, many have been tempted to draw a comparison between Geunhyenomics and Abenomics.

Cyber Security

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Monday, July 14th, 2014

As financial fraud gains prevalence, the financial sector has accepted theFraud Detection System(FDS). Financial authorities have planned FDS construction in credit card and insurance companies to be applied to the entire sector including banks and securities through comprehensive measures to improve electronic financial security and recommended all banks to have it put in place by the end of the year. Though not mandatory,banks are willing to accept FDS within the year to prevent electronic financial incidents from occurring more frequently.

Cover Stories

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Tuesday, July 15th, 2014

In 2020 Mr. Do Min-jun (37) is in New York for a 3-day business trip. He married Ms. Na Young-sim 7 years ago and has one cute daughter named Mina (7).

ITU PP 2014

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Friday, July 11th, 2014

- Opportunities to see the trial runs of next-generation mobile network “5G technology,” big data technologies, cloud computing services and IoT

Now, S. Korea has approximately 100 days to go before the 2014 ITU Plenipotentiary Conference, often referred to as the ICT Olympics, kicks off in October in Busan, the second biggest city in the nation.

Software

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014

The world software market is valued at $1.3 trillion. The Korean government, to position itself at the head of the IT industry, has launched the 'Actualizing Creative Economy' to support measures for preeminence in software innovation. Since 2012 the government has invested a sizable portion of its budget into this effort.

The Poem

Real-time News

websquare5
Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

Inswave Systems Co., LTD.(CEO James Eo), lately aroused by HTML5 web standard UI platform "WebSquare5", releases another powerful WebSquare5 integrating Adaptive Web Design.

casa
Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

The 31st story of a full-length business novel.

In this point, such a symptom can be described as a ‘stolen love’ just as the legendary love-killer, Casanova, did in the past. Throughout his life, he believed that:

monica
Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

Back in 2004 when ICT was viewed as a silver lining for the S. Korean economy, The Korea IT Times embarked on a journey towards an untraveled destination called “ICT Korea”.

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014
SEOUL, KOREA - Goldman Sachs said on July 21 that the Bank of Korea is likely to lower the benchmark interest rate during the third quarter. Kwon Goohoon, co-head of Korean research at Goldman Sachs Group Inc., predicted that the central bank would cut the rate by 0.25 percentage point in the third quarter, possibly the next month. The previous projection for Goldman Sachs had been there would be no rate change until the year's end.
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Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014
SEOUL, KOREA - Convenience store stocks, which have so far been considered high-growth shares, are showing weakness of late. The biggest factor that halted the growth of these stocks is the announcement of Shinsegae that it would move into the convenience store business. According to the Korea Exchange on July 21, the share price of BGF Retail, the operating company of Korea's No. 1 convenience store brand CU, has dropped 7.0 percent for the past week.
Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

SEOUL, KOREA - Fashion information will become available at a closed SNS Band.Camp Mobile, a subsidiary of Naver, announced on July 21 that it will launch a “Band Fashion” service to make it possible for Band users to get fashion information there.

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

SEOUL, KOREA - Amid slowing demand for smartphones and tablets, the sales of wristwatch-type smart device Smart Watch are expanding, emerging as a new growth engine for the IT industry.

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

SEOUL, KOREA - The home electronics items produced by Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics swept the top three spots in a U.S. consumer satisfaction survey. According to the 2014 Washing/Kitchen Equipment Satisfaction Survey released by U.S. market research firm J.D. Power on July 21, four Samsung products and three LG items grabbed No. 1 spots in the survey. 

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

SEOUL, KOREA - E-Land Group completed the construction of Asia’s largest fashion logistics center in Cheonan in Korea. The center has a floor space of 200,000 square meters.

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

SEOUL, KOREA - Mercedes-Benz Korea announced on July 21 that it will officially release a compact SUV GLA Class at the end of August.According to Mercedes-Benz Korea, GLA Class is its fifth SUV and 4th new compact car.

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

SINGAPORE - Konica Minolta has earned three Buyers Lab (BLI) Pick awards for the Summer 2014 season for its monochrome bizhub 454e, bizhub 654e and bizhub 754e. Specifically, the bizhub 454e was awarded Outstanding 41- to 50-ppm A3 Monochrome Multi-Function Printer (MFP); the bizhub 654e was awarded Outstanding 61- to 70-ppm A3 Monochrome MFP; and the bizhub 754e was awarded Oustanding 71- to 80-ppm A3 Monochrome MFP.

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

NEUHAUSEN, SWITZERLAND - Tyco Retail Solutions (www.tycoretailsolutions.com), a leading provider of retail performance and security solutions, today announced that Inditex Group, one of the world's largest fashion retailers, has awarded Tyco a chain wide contract for RFID-based Inventory Intelligence.

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

HONG KONG - Ambi Climate-the delightfully simple add-on upgrade that simplifies your comfort and optimises your home's air conditioning ("AC")-has launched on Crowdtivate, the Asia -focused crowdfunding site. Crowdtivate is created by Starhub, Singapore's first fully integrated info-communications company, in partnership with Crowdonomics, the crowd-powered technology solutions and strategic advisory firm based in Singapore.

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Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

BOSTON, US - Despite strong growth in the GaAs device market, GaAs bulk substrate manufacturers saw both production and revenues decline for the second straight year.

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

LONDON, UK - Based on its recent analysis of the secure authentication market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Keypasco AB with the 2014 European New Product Innovation LeadershipAward.

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Interviews

leeys
Thursday, July 17th, 2014

While the number of the organizations for funding or supporting SMEs has increased due to the Korean government's recent 'creative economy' plan for SMEs, Korea Institute of Industrial Technology (KITECH) is the lone research institute for SMEs' technology development. It has recently received a 'Technology Transfer Industrialization Commendation' at the 2014 Korea Technology Industrialization Convention organized by the Ministry of Trade, Industry, and Energy.

Special Features

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Monday, July 21st, 2014

Changes in IT technologies are fearsomely fast. IT products that were widely used a couple of years ago are no longer in use today. IT companies that were expected to flourish forever sometimes go under overnight. The Korea IT Times has kept pace with the times, closely following rapid changes in IT technology over the past decade.

IT Times TV

Friday, June 20th, 2014

Public Relations Film - SEOUL 2020

Korean Language News

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Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

이제는 K-Book이다!(Now It's K-Book!) K-POP과 한국 드라마, 영화 등 다양한 문화 콘텐츠가 중국을 넘어 동남아시아, 유럽 등 해외에서 인기를 끌면서 한류 열풍을 일으키고 있다.

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Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

울트라 HD TV 선택의 기준이 시(視)에서 청(聽)의 경쟁으로 확대되고 있다.

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

이 책은 중국이라는 나라의 문화를 읽는 일곱 개의 키워드를 설명하고 있다. 무술, 높은 담, 모략, 질서의 기준인 축선, 회색, 지혜의 문장, 그리고 황금에 대한 애착이 일곱 가지 키워드다. 이중 축선(軸線)에 대해 알아본다. (저자 : 우광종)

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Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

안녕하십니까? 한국정보통신설비학회는 정보통신 시설 및 설비에 대한 대학, 연구기관, 공공기관, 산업체 등의 관련 연구자들의 연구 활동을 통하여 학문적, 이론적, 체계 확립과 구현기술의 보편화를 이룩하여 한국의 정보통신산업의 발전에 기여하고, 회원 상호간 학문적 발전의 도모를 목적으로 하는 국내외 유일한 실무중심 학회로서, 2001년 창설 이래 10여년간 한국 정보통신산업의 발전과 스마트 코리아 기반 구축을 위한 노력과 역할을 충실히 수행하여 왔습니다.

정연수
Monday, July 21st, 2014

정보기술(ICT)이 한국경제의 희망이던 지난 2004년 아무도 가보지 않던 “ICT Korea 지구촌 여행을 출발했습니다. 수출로 먹고 사는 대한민국의 갈증을 해소시킬 수 있는 일이 바로 ICT Korea 브랜드를 지구촌에 알리는 일이라는 사명감을 갖고 영문저널 Korea IT Times를 창간했습니다.

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

SEOUL, KOREA - 아시아나항공(대표: 김수천)이 7월 21일부로 도쿄 모노레일과의 매직보딩패스 제휴를 통해 ‘아시아나-모노레일 할인 티켓’을 신규 런칭한다.

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Monday, July 21st, 2014

LG전자(066570, www.lge.co.kr)가 블루투스 기능을 탑재한 ‘블루투스 미니빔 TV(모델명: PW700)’를 출시한다.

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Monday, July 21st, 2014

삼성전자가 미국의 저명한 소비자기관인 JD Power의 2014년 소비자 만족도 평가에서 HD TV와 주방가전 등 생활가전 전반에 걸쳐 최고의 평가를 받으며 미국 소비자들의 마음을 사로잡았다.

Monday, July 21st, 2014

‘너츠(nuts)’는 미친, 파격적인, 열광적인 등의 뜻을 지닌 미국 구어이며, 사우스웨스트 항공 특유의 기내식인 땅콩을 뜻하는 피너츠(peanuts)의 줄인 말이기도 하다. 이 책은 사우스웨스트항공의 파격적 경영과 이를 이끈 CEO 허브 켈러허의 성공신화를 들려주는 책이다. (저자: 케빈 & 재키 프라이버그)

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Friday, July 18th, 2014

대한민국은 4G 대비 1000배 빠른 5G 이동통신 시장을 선점하기 위해 치열한 경쟁을 벌이고 있다.

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Novel-Solongus

casa
Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

The 31st story of a full-length business novel.

In this point, such a symptom can be described as a ‘stolen love’ just as the legendary love-killer, Casanova, did in the past. Throughout his life, he believed that:

Editorials

Monday, June 30th, 2014

The thirteenth article of the concrete methodology for building social capital

Think of a society that is complex, in the sense that a great many of mutually interdependent individuals who make up a human society are interacting with each other in a great many ways, and the very richness of these interactions allows the society as a whole to undergo spontaneous self-organization.

Economy

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014
SEOUL, KOREA - Goldman Sachs said on July 21 that the Bank of Korea is likely to lower the benchmark interest rate during the third quarter. Kwon Goohoon, co-head of Korean research at Goldman Sachs Group Inc., predicted that the central bank would cut the rate by 0.25 percentage point in the third quarter, possibly the next month. The previous projection for Goldman Sachs had been there would be no rate change until the year's end.

World News

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

SINGAPORE - Konica Minolta has earned three Buyers Lab (BLI) Pick awards for the Summer 2014 season for its monochrome bizhub 454e, bizhub 654e and bizhub 754e. Specifically, the bizhub 454e was awarded Outstanding 41- to 50-ppm A3 Monochrome Multi-Function Printer (MFP); the bizhub 654e was awarded Outstanding 61- to 70-ppm A3 Monochrome MFP; and the bizhub 754e was awarded Oustanding 71- to 80-ppm A3 Monochrome MFP.

Events

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Thursday, July 17th, 2014

The 14th International Meeting on Information Display (IMID) showcasing recent academic technology exchanges and research trends will be held at Daegu EXCO.

CEOs

koo Bon-moo
Monday, July 14th, 2014

LG Group Chairman Koo Bon-moo called on the group’s executives to push for “qualitative growth.” His remark seems to shift from the “crisis theory” that he has stressed since the beginning of the year.

Hot Issues

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Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

In the 21stcentury communicating and knowledge is the key for productivity and growth of one’s country. In this Era, the social networking services, SNS, plays important role in letting people share ideas and communicate for better future. Many people no longer send conventional text message to their extensive circle of friends in South Korea. Rather, they elect to use a mobile messenger.

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