HONG KONG - The GSMA today published a comprehensive assessment1 of the impact of the mobile industry on the Asia Pacific region.The new report, ‘Mobile Economy: Asia Pacific 2013’, confirms the region’s position at the forefront of mobile innovation, with the number of unique mobile subscribers having outpaced the rest of the world over the last decade, reaching 1.5 billion at the end of 2012
Yesterday at Koreabridge, Jeff Lebow conducted a Google+ Hangout interview with Matthew Weigand, editor of the Korea IT Times, and Stafford Lumsden, 10 Magazine's Tech and Gear columnist. The three talked about online privacy concerns in Korea and the rest of the world, web design in this country, and the consequences of hacking. The major thought that emerged throughout the discussion was summe
IT Times interviewed Dr. Yang Jae-soo, the advisor to the governor of the province in information and communications to talk about U-Gyeonggi Province's Informatization Master Plan. Q: Please tell us a little about the Gyeonggi-do e- Government Service. A: Under the vision of providing the residents with a comfortable life and creating a speedy administration system, we started the ‘u-Gye
As the Seoul Motor Show 2011 began with a blast, Porsche showcased the very special concept car, the 918 RSR for the first time in Asia. It is presented as a laboratory racecar, which is the marriage of hybrid technology with modern and innovative design. This midsize coupe looks very sexy with its sculpted carbon fiber exterior. It conceals a 563 horsepower, 10,300 rpm v8 engine with two front-wh
Land Rover unveiled its all-new Range Rover Evaque at the Seoul Motor Show 2011 on March 31, 2011. "The all-new Range Rover Evaque scheduled to be released this year in Korea. It translates the classic design of our brand but unprecedented fashion. Therefore, you can see the Range Rover's design hallmarks while bringing new features at the same time," Gerry McGovern, the design director of Land Ro
The Nissan Cube was introduced at the Seoul Motor Show 2011; it comes to the Korean market with its unique style, more room, and an easygoing attitude. During the show, the Nissan Cube drew lots of attention from visitors.
At the Seoul Motor Show 2011, Audi finally showcased the E-tron, a high- performance sports car with a purely electric drive system, for the first time in Korea. The famous Korean actor, Ji Jin-hee appointed PR ambassador for Audi Korea is going to drive E-tron for a year.
BMW unveiled its new BMW 6 Series Convertible at the Seoul Motor Show 2011. The new 6 Series is a completely new car as compared to the previous generation and boasts of fresh exterior styling, interiors and power-train. The new 6 Series comes loaded with the latest BMW equipment including adaptive drive suspension, head-up display, and night vision with pedestrian recognition, surround view and p
In Minanisoma, a city located in Fukushima just 15 miles (24 km) away from the nuclear reactors, the Mayor turns to Youtube to seek aid.Trapped by the order to stay indoors because of radiation leaks, 20,000 Minamisoma residents who haven't already fled the city faced starvation, said Katsunobu Sakurai (pictured), Mayor of Minanisoma, in an 11-minute Youtube recording (below). In his video,
It's been almost 40 years since the last (and only) time human beings have gotten a glimpse of the solar system's first sibling. Mercury, an airless, rocky world dwells in fearful proximity to the Sun. Living at just a third of the Earth-Sun distance, Mercury takes just 88 days to complete an orbit. That terrible intimacy with a star has left planet Mercury with daytime temperatures hovering aroun
On March 8, Press Center Seoul, Korea -- Mr. Woo Hee-yong performed a very special show at the Korea Mongolia Agricultural Development Preparation Initiative to celebrate the first agricultural cooperation between Mongolia and Korea. This initiative is significant in a sense that Korea is relying 98 percent on foreign grains. Climate change or any unexpected causes has been influencing the p
With the next generation of Hyundai buyers eagerly awaiting the upcoming launch of the 2012 Veloster, Hyundai fuels the excitement by teaming with Rhys Millen Racing (RMR) and Red Bull to campaign the car in the high-energy sport of rallycross. At the Chicago Auto Show, Hyundai Motor America adds the Veloster coupe to its motorsports program with the help of champion race car driver Rhys Millen, w
"Attorney General Mark Shurtleff talks about his newly released book "Am I Not a Man? The Dred Scott Story" from Sortis Publishing. This historical novel illustrates the heart-rending true story of Dred Scott, a freed slave forced back into bondage, and his struggle to regain liberty."
Paranmanjang or Night Fishing, "is a fantastical tale about a man who, while out fishing one afternoon/evening, catches the body of a woman dressed in white. While trying to untangle the line he faints and wakes up wearing the clothes that the woman was wearing. This tale of death only gets stranger from there."
A bicycle can perk you up on the way to work, burn calories, alleviate congestion on roads, and help reduce Co2 emissions, but not everyone wants to arrive to work strapped head to toe in sweat-soaked spandex. On a visit to Kalkhoff eBikes in Portland, OR, we found out more about the niche for electric bicycles, which help commuters get around town on two wheels without breaking a sweat.
Apple’s iPad makes a killer Web browser, gaming platform and virtual map, but it is really a superior way to read a book compared to e-readers like Amazon’s Kindle and Barnes & Noble’s Nook? We stack the two types of book alternatives side by side to see what each offers the digital bookworm.