SEOUL, KOREA — It has often been said of the smartest criminals that if they were to put their talents into positive endeavors, they would become great successes. The statement may be true for North Korean hackers as well.
Anonymity is a double-edged sword in the internet world. For the society which is extremely industrialized and IT-oriented, the anonymity might be a good way to protect individual privacy. If we, however, see the subject from the reversed angle, that can be a cause for the malicious replies to an unspecified number of general public without moral qualms. That is not an easy subject to judge.
Recently, members of the United States government tried passing two laws—SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act) and PIPA (Protect IP Act). The bills were intended to strengthen protections against online copyright infringement and intellectual property theft.
There is a disturbing global trend happening now - well, disturbing if you live in a Western country, not so disturbing for someone in Asia. Everything is moving to Asia. The manufacturing, the money, and the jobs are all going over here. And soon enough, the innovation will follow.
SEOUL, KOREA - The Press Center near Seoul City Hall on 25 March 2013, carried a talk hosted by The Asia Institute and HOBY about the GCF Youth Climate Summit. The morning was bright, blue, idyllic, almost too warm for early spring, when Seoul is marked by crisp, breezy air and the soft, splintered sunlight that conveys the imminence of later months.
SEOUL, KOREA — N R Narayana Murthy, Founder and Chairman Emeritus of Infosys Technologies Pvt Ltd., India. Mr. Murthy is a legendary Indian business known for building Infosys Technologies from a local company to a global leader in consulting and technology services.
SEOUL, KOREA - Amidst heightened tensions on the Korean peninsula, the focus from global media networks has largely been on the instability in North Korea under the leadership of Kim Jong Un and the threat of potential missile attacks on South Korea. The media has also actively reported on a multitude of other physical threats levied against South Korea, the United States, and their allies.
SEOUL, KOREA – Market research firm IHS pointed out that South Korea is crucial to global electronics markets because of its dominance in producing 66% of all DRAM, 48% of all NAND flash memory chips and 70 % of all tablet displays.
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