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LINE’s New Adventure
26 August 2013 - 11:23am
US-based Google created a new household verb, “to google.” Korea’s KakaoTalk created a new household phrase as well, “let’s katalk.” And now Japan’s LINE is the newest to create new vocabulary, “line...
Apple’s D618677 claims “The ornamental design of an electronic device, as shown and described” and includes 7 more drawings like this one of the iPhone design.
Patent Wars
23 August 2013 - 3:16pm
Foss Patents, a German patent blog, said on August 21 (local time) that the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) would reexamine the validity of Apple’s three commercial and design patents that...
Outside of the Korean market, the global online music market is quite diverse.
Online Music Market
23 August 2013 - 2:18pm
Samsung Electronics, Kakao, and other large mobile enterprises have challenged Melon, leader of the domestic online music service industry. Also, global giant Google is targeting the domestic market...
Google, Samsung, LG
21 August 2013 - 5:51pm
A research report unveiled that the symbiotic relationship between Google and the domestic companies such as Samsung and LG may come to an abrupt end. It added that Google may try to dominate the...
Threats to KakaoTalk and Line
16 August 2013 - 11:37am
Tencent Holdings, China’s largest Internet company by revenue, is moving to cash in on over 400 million WeChat users worldwide. Tencent has seen tremendous success in game and other content...
The new LG G2 smartphone, evaluated by UK’s Trusted reviews as “shaping up to be one of the best phones ever made.”
G2 vs. Galaxy S4
16 August 2013 - 11:26am
LG Electronics’ new G2 is getting rave reviews from foreign press following its recent launch. US Consumer Reports evaluated in the product description that precedes the official review, “G2 blends...
Connections to Facebook
15 August 2013 - 6:11pm
90% of Facebook users in Korea connect to Facebook on their mobile phones. On August 14, Facebook released statistics on the number of monthly users using Facebook through PC and mobile phones....
Investigation into Kakao
14 August 2013 - 1:59pm
Kakao, a mobile messenger business, explained it is “in the process of confirming” the media coverage which reported 3 members of its board of directors were investigated by US inspection authorities...
Tizen is billed as an open source, standards-based software platform for multiple device categories such as smartphones, tablets, netbooks, in-vehicle infotainment devices, and smart TVs.
Tizen Smartphone
13 August 2013 - 2:26pm
It has been found that Samsung Electronics is planning to release its Tizen smartphone in October this year in the United States, Japan, China, Russia, and France. It is currently working on...
4G LTE single mode modem by Samsung. (Photo courtesy of Holger Motzkau 2010, Wikipedia/Wikimedia Commons)
LTE Networks
10 August 2013 - 1:02am
SMEC, a telecommunications hardware company, announced on August 8 that it obtained a patent for its solution to optimize LTE networks. Due to the recent accelerated growth in data communication...
Samsung Electronics, Google
8 August 2013 - 5:24pm
Samsung Electronics and Google, two of the leaders in the global IT industry, are showing different strategies to jockey with each other in terms of hardware and software. Specifically, Samsung...
LG curved OLED TV 55EA9800.
Curved OLED TV
6 August 2013 - 1:47pm
The world’s first 55-inch curved OLED TVs released by LG Electronics in April and Samsung Electronics in June have some significant differences in quality.  Market research firm UBI Research compared...


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