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Friday, August 29th, 2014

고객정보나 공인인증서 유출 등 금융 보안에 대한 금융사고가 끊이지 않자 금융당국은 카드사, 보험사에 구축된 FDS(Fraud Detection System : 이상거래탐지시스템)를 은행, 증권을 비롯한 전 금융권으로 확대하도록 권고한 바 있다. 하지만 여론에 떠밀린 금융당국이 기본적인 지침도 없이 FDS 구축만 촉구하자 해당 금융사들은 곤혹스럽다는 입장이다.

Messages

vip
Tuesday, August 12th, 2014

Interview) Revive the Hope of the Korean Economy in Crisis

Column

jeonbyungseo
Friday, July 25th, 2014

It is now the time for G1 or G2 meeting, not a another G7 or G20. In other words, this is the era of O(bama) X(ijinping).It is the United States of America that is playing a critical role in recovering the global economy, which is mired in the financial crisis,by pouring $3.7 trillion under the name of QE1, 2, 3, and 4.

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.

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.

Technology

yuk
Friday, July 18th, 2014

S. Korea’s three mobile carriers (SKT, KT and LG U+) have been jostling to get the upper hand in the fledgling market for 5G (5th generation mobile networks), which is 1,000 times faster than 4G networks.

Finance

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014
SEOUL, KOREA - Kumho Asiana Group and private equity fund firms are clashing with each other over Kumho Buslines, the long-distance bus operator. The private equity firms are claiming that Kumho Asiana secretly pressured potential bidders to drop out of the race and consequently reduced the value of Kumho Buslines. This is essentially the conflict between Kumho Asiana that wants to buy back the unit at lower price and private equity firms that try to sell it as dearly as possible.

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.

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.

Real-time News

smart
Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014

SEOUL, KOREA - LG Electronics (LG) has unveiled LG Smart Home, the company’s vision for the connected household of tomorrow, at IFA 2014. Inside the Smart Home display at LG’s booth, visitors will learn how LG’s latest premium smart appliances and the revolutionary LG HomeChat™ can provide users with unprecedented convenience, control, connectivity as well as offer recommendations via a smartphone.

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014

BEIJING, CHINA - IndoorAtlas, the global leader in magnetic positioning technology for indoor location, today announced that it has agreed to a $10 million investment from Baidu (NASDAQ: BIDU), the world's leading Chinese search engine. IndoorAtlas also announced it is signing an exclusive agreement for the Chinese market with Baidu. Through this partnership, Baidu intends to strengthen its indoor mapping offering with cutting-edge technology that will be unique in China.

car
Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014

ROSH HA'AYIN, ISRAEL - The delivery of video over unmanaged networks like the Internet is challenging due to normal fluctuations in the network's capacity. 

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Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014
SEOUL, KOREA - Semiconductor business is emerging as a reliever to Samsung Electronics which is facing difficulty due to the decline in profitability of its smartphone business.The memory chip market continues its robust trend, while the system LSI business, which has remained somewhat sluggish, is in recovery.

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014
SEOUL, KOREA - Yozma Group, a prominent Israeli venture capital, said on September 1 that it would establish a corporation in October and invest in excess of 1 trillion won for the next three years start-ups in Korea and beyond. For the first year of operation Yozma (meaning "initiative" in Hebrew) will form a fund of 300 billion won. Its Korean office will set up shop within the IFC Building in Yoido, Seoul. It will find and actively support tech ventures with growth potential for overseas expansion.
lcd
Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014
SEOUL, KOREA - LG Display kick-started the operation of its new LCD panel plant in Guangzhou in China on September 1.By securing its own panel manufacturing plant in China, the world’s largest TV market, LG Display expects to make bigger forays into the Chinese market.

nova
Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014
SEOUL, KOREA - Renault Samsung announced on September 2 that it will release new SM7 “Nova.”The Nova is a Latin word for new star. The New SM7 Nova employs the design identity that has been established starting from the QM3.

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014

SEOUL, KOREA - Everland, the theme park operator, announced on September 2 that it acquired a quality service certification from the China National Tourism Association (CNTA), first among Korea’s major theme parks.

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014

SEOUL, KOREA - Hyundai Motor’s compact sedan Avante retook the top spot in domestic sales in 11 months.Hyundai Motor announced on September 1 that the domestic sales of Avante stood at 8,194 units last month, overtaking Sonata’s 7,307.

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014

SEOUL, KOREA - With the Chuseok holiday season coming close at hand, the sales of gift sets grew sharply at department stores but remained sluggish at discount stores.

br
Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014

The 61st story of a full-length business novel.

Even these days, this sort of Field Manual is so effective undercover. As always, all day long the assassins are on the watch for the target at every nook and corner. In some cases, they wear bulky jackets even on warm days.

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014
SEOUL, KOREA - Kumho Asiana Group and private equity fund firms are clashing with each other over Kumho Buslines, the long-distance bus operator. The private equity firms are claiming that Kumho Asiana secretly pressured potential bidders to drop out of the race and consequently reduced the value of Kumho Buslines. This is essentially the conflict between Kumho Asiana that wants to buy back the unit at lower price and private equity firms that try to sell it as dearly as possible.
Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014
SEOUL, KOREA - Two Samsung Group companies Samsung Heavy Industries and Samsung Engineering have decided to merge with each other in a board of directors meeting on September 1. According to company sources on the same day, the two companies will exchange shares at the rate of 1 to 2.36. For every share of Samsung Engineering, Samsung Heavy Industries will grant 2.36 shares to Samsung Engineering shareholders.
Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014
SEOUL, KOREA - In the upcoming Chuseok holidays, as many as 900,000 passengers will go through Incheon International Airport.
sds
Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014
SEOUL, KOREA - Samsung Group will consolidate Samsung Heavy Industries and Samsung Engineering into one. Analysts saw this as a move to reform the group's governance structure in preparation for succession of chairmanship. From a picture perspective, Samsung Heavy Industries and Samsung Engineering have come under the influence of Samsung Electronics while Samsung C&T has strengthened its ties with Cheil Industries (formerly Samsung Everland).
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Interviews

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Thursday, August 14th, 2014

“He promised to create many more new jobs by aggressively nurturing new, Internet based businesses including Internet of Things (IoT), Big Data, Cloud, etc. as a hyper connected society."

The Poem

Business

nova
Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014
SEOUL, KOREA - Renault Samsung announced on September 2 that it will release new SM7 “Nova.”The Nova is a Latin word for new star. The New SM7 Nova employs the design identity that has been established starting from the QM3.

IT Times TV

bf
Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

 

According to statistics released by the World Health Organization in 2012, cancer is the cause of 15 percent of all human deaths, and affects some 14 million sufferers a year. With over 100 different forms of the disease currently known to scientists, most people live in fear of one day being diagnosed with this powerful illness.

Korean Language News

sony
Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014

글로벌 기업 소니(Sony)의 한국 사이트인 소니코리아에서 XSS 취약점(Reflective XSS)이 발견돼 시급한 보안 조치가 요청된다. 최근 소니의 온라인 게임 서비스 플레이스테이션(PSN)’은 분산서비스거부(디도스:DDoS)공격을 받아 다운된 바 있다.

home
Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014

SEOUL, KOREA - LG전자(066570, www.lge.co.kr)가 5일부터 10일까지 독일 베를린에서 열리는 ‘IFA 2014’ 전시회에서 진일보한 스마트홈 서비스를 선보인다.

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Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014

아시아나항공이 공항 이용법을 담은 동영상을 제작해 유튜브에 공개하며 고객과 소통 강화에 나섰다. 아시아나항공은 키오스크(KIOSK)를 통한 체크인 등의 공항 이용 노하우를 담은 사용자제작콘텐츠(UCC)를 제작해 공개했다고 3일 밝혔다.

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Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014

SK텔레콤이 패키지형 로밍 서비스를 미국, 중국, 일본에 이어 아시아 4개국으로 확대한다. SK텔레콤은 패키지형 로밍 상품 ‘T로밍 올인원 29/59/99'의 제공 국가를 미국, 중국, 일본에 이어 홍콩, 마카오, 베트남, 캄보디아를 추가, 9월 5일부터 총 7개국에서 확대 제공한다고 3일 밝혔다.

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Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014

SEOUL, KOREA - 창조경제기획단과 업무협약으로 농수축산물 유통혁신을 위한 시범사업 으로 선정된 수입육거래소를 활용할 수 있는 방안을 수입업계, 관련 업계 등이 집중 논의될 방안이다. 창조경제기획단, 대기업관계자, 중소수입업체, 관세법인, 수입육 거래소 입점업체와 구매업체 등 관련 자문위원들이 모여 필요성과 문제점을 논의하였다.

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Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014

팬택이 ‘베가 No.6’ 킷캣 업그레이드를 시작하며 사후지원 강화에 나섰다. 팬택은 1일부터 SK텔레콤, KT를 시작으로 통신사별로 ‘베가 No.6’ 킷캣 업그레이드를 진행 하고 있다고 2일 밝혔다.

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014

SEOUL, KOREA - SK텔레콤(대표이사 사장 하성민, www.sktelecom.com)이 미국 퀄컴사와 함께 노인층과 장애인을 대상으로 사물인터넷 (Internet of Things, 이하 IoT) 기술 기반의 텔레케어 솔루션 공동 개발에 나선다.

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Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014

SEOUL, KOREA - 현대모비스가 추석을 앞두고 그동안 회사와 인연을 맺어온 전국 소재 각 사업장별 자매결연단체와 결연가구를 방문해 송편과 명절음식을 함께 나누는 ‘사람의 송편 나눔’ 활동을 펼친다고 2일 밝혔다.

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Monday, September 1st, 2014

SEOUL, KOREA - 삼성전자가 오는 9월 5일부터 10일까지 독일 베를린에서 열릴 국제가전박람회 IFA에서 선보이는 전시의 화두는 '코발트(COVART)'가 될 전망이다.

lg3
Monday, September 1st, 2014

SEOUL, KOREA - LG전자(066570, www.lge.co.kr)가 2015년형 ‘디오스 김치톡톡’ 김치냉장고 신제품을 대거 출시한다.

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Novel-Solongus

br
Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014

The 61st story of a full-length business novel.

Even these days, this sort of Field Manual is so effective undercover. As always, all day long the assassins are on the watch for the target at every nook and corner. In some cases, they wear bulky jackets even on warm days.

Editorials

Sunday, August 24th, 2014

The 15th article of the concrete methodology for building social capital

……The right, or what we ought to do, and the good, or what has value in itself……

The Catallaxy is a marvel of complexity 

Economy

Thursday, August 28th, 2014
SEOUL, KOREA - The government will raise the tax exemption limit on items brought in by inbound travelers to US$600 from the current $400. The Ministry of Strategy & Finance said on August 27 that it has announced a revised ordinance on the customs law to increase the ceiling by 50 percent. It has been 27 years since the government adjusted the exemption limit upward.

World News

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014

BEIJING, CHINA - IndoorAtlas, the global leader in magnetic positioning technology for indoor location, today announced that it has agreed to a $10 million investment from Baidu (NASDAQ: BIDU), the world's leading Chinese search engine. IndoorAtlas also announced it is signing an exclusive agreement for the Chinese market with Baidu. Through this partnership, Baidu intends to strengthen its indoor mapping offering with cutting-edge technology that will be unique in China.

Events

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Monday, July 7th, 2014

SEOUL, KOREA - Merck Korea (Managing Director: Dr. Michael Grund) supports 'Self-loving writing, picture, photograph contest' supporting annual medical expenses for multiple sclerosis patients hosted by Korea Medical Assistance Foundation (Chairman: Seung Heum Yoo).

IMID 2014

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Monday, September 1st, 2014

S. Korea’s leadership in the global display market has notched up the international standing of the nation’s academic circles as well. The International Meeting on Information Display (IMID), an annual symposium for the display industry, held in S. Korea, is now considered to be on a par with the US’s SID Display Week and Japan’s International Display Workshops (IDW). Against this backdrop, The Korea IT Times headed for EXCO Daegu, the venue of the 14th IMID, and interviewed Kim Hyun-jae, Professor of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at Yonsei University and Co-Chair of the IMID 2014 Program Committee.

CEOs

kwon
Monday, July 14th, 2014

Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Kwon Oh-hyun says, "Make our system semiconductor the best in the world“

Policy

park
Friday, July 25th, 2014

As part of efforts to create future growth engines of the nation’s “creative economy, the S. Korean government now puts a stronger emphasis on teaching students how to develop software at an early age.” “Reinforcing the competitiveness of the nation’s software sector is an urgent task for the sustainable development of the nation’s information technology (IT) industry. Software should take center stage in Korean society,” President Park Geun-hye said on Wednesday

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