The first Startup Weekend Seoul was hosted in the NHN learning center in Bundang on the 28th to the 30th May 2010. The event was sponsored by government organizations and app center this time. NHN also gave sponsorship in the form of the venue. One of the mentors of the event stated that, 'the mechanics of the event is that is a three day event to stimulate the econom
The To-hoku earthquake and tsunami, the twin disasters that struck our neighbouring country two months ago left the world justifiably horrified and deeply saddened. So much devastation in such a short time!
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.
President Park Geun-hye held summit talks with Nguyen Phu Trong, the general secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam, on October 2 at Cheong Wa Dae upon his state visit to Korea. The two leaders agreed to conclude negotiations on a free trade agreement (FTA) this year and to cooperate on building transportation infrastructure in Vietnam.
On May, 13, the National Information Society Agency of Korea (NIA) announced that its President Kim Seang-tae was appointed to the committee of the Broadband Commission. The Broadband Commission is organized by ITU (International Telecommunication Union) and UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation).
"Gwangyang Bay Area Free Economic Zone (GFEZ) Authority is striving to offer more incentives to foreign investors as part of its effort to attract more foreign investment and stimulate the free economic zone," a top official of the authority said.
There might be a new "iPad killer" and it is called WePad, which is developed in Germany. The German maker of the new tablet is setting out to rival Apple's iPad with the promise of greater sophisticated technology. Neofonie GmbH says, "The WePad outperforms the iPad by sporting a bigger screen, a webcam and USB ports for connecting printers and other devices."
Apple announced their next operating system for the iPhone today, iPhone OS 4.0. The new OS will bring the long awaited ability to multitask (run multiple apps at once) to the phone. It will however leave iPhone 2G and 3G owners out in the cold as multitasking will only be supported on iPhone 3GS models. Other features of the new OS include an improved Mail application, home screen folders, iBooks, and a social gaming network called "Game Center."
AEES 2009 in Shanghai - The Asia Electronics Exhibition (AEES 2009) has opened at the New Internation Expo Center in Shanghai, China with the catch phrase "Asia Leads the Digital Future!" The opening ceremony was held at the entrance of Venue with a lot of crowds.
The Muslim market is emerging as a new global target for international corporations. With a population of about 1.6 billion, the Muslim market represents a high level of economic power, population growth, and prospensity to consume based on its rich natural resources, which explains why this region became an alluring marketplace for many big corporations.
SEOUL, KOREA - Bidders for Tongyang Power, the operating company of a proposed thermal power plant in Samcheok, Gangwon Province, are busy forming consortiums as a way to strengthen their bargaining power. Following the declaration by SK Group that it would join forces with Daewoo Engineering & Construction, Samtan announced its intention to work with another suitor Daelim Industrial.
"My mother said she bought 10-year-old Ganjang when she got married. And it was when I was in middle school, that is, when the Ganjang became 25 year old, that one day I was too sick to go to school but as soon as my mother cooked me some rice and mixed it with that Ganjang, I suddenly got much better and could go to school!"
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