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First Korean 3-D animation to be released in Canada

Korea’s first 3-D animation movie “Bolts & Blip” will be released on DVD in Canada later this year, its producer Redrover said. The company signed a copyright deal with Canadian home entertainment g...

Updated : 2011.04.12 18:45

Apple to stay ahead in tablet boom: Gartner

Updated : 2011.04.12 18:41

Cyworld back in the game with robust profit

Korea’s SNS pioneer plans to regain lost glory with mobile apps, acorns Cyworld, in many ways a Korean pioneer in social networking services, is back with a vengeance this year on the back of robus...

Updated : 2011.04.12 18:39

U.S. fast-food chains bet on India to drive growth

Updated : 2011.04.12 18:38

Toyota: Summer car shortage possible

Updated : 2011.04.12 18:38

Fed to stick with low rates, despite oil rise

Updated : 2011.04.12 18:37

[Meet the CEO] Nespresso shapes Korean espresso culture

Nespresso is confident that booming enthusiasm for coffee among Koreans and the surging popularity of homemade espressos will continue to shore up its brisk sales growth in the market, the chief of K...

Updated : 2011.04.12 13:33

Kakao Talk looks to overseas expansion

Popular mobile messenger service breaks threshold of 10 million downloads Kakao, a venture firm that invented the popular mobile messenger app Kakao Talk last year, announced Monday that it will bra...

Updated : 2011.04.12 11:43

Builders’ domestic orders tumble in Feb.

Domestic orders of Korean builders plunged 17 percent in February from a year earlier due to a prolonged slump in the local property market and a drop in orders from the public sector, a trade associ...

Updated : 2011.04.12 11:29

3-D industry waiting for cue on adult content

The success of “Sex and Zen” is most likely to mark a watershed moment in the 3-D industry as the fate of adult movies seems to be hinging on the movie’s performance. “It’s a matter of time, but we ...

Updated : 2011.04.11 19:04

Foreigners make robust property gains

Foreign funds reap better returns than locals on real estate investments Foreign funds have outperformed domestic institutions in terms of capital gains on real estate investments in Korea over the ...

Updated : 2011.04.11 18:55

Female entrepreneurs see old challenges, new successes in Korea

When Shim Yeo-lynn was replaced by her colleague with better English-speaking skills for a meeting with foreign clients, she did not just set out to hone her English skills. She founded a start-up he...

Updated : 2011.04.11 18:53

Obama to announce new spending plan

WASHINGTON (AP) ― One budget deal down, President Barack Obama and Congress began to pivot Sunday from the painful standoff over this year’s spending to a pair of defining debates over the nation’...

Updated : 2011.04.11 18:51

Iceland rejects debt deal to repay U.K., Dutch

REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AP) ― Voters in Iceland rejected a government-backed deal to repay Britain and the Netherlands for their citizens’ $5 billion worth of deposits in a failed online bank, referend...

Updated : 2011.04.11 18:50

Hyundai Heavy completes world’s largest gas power plant

Hyundai Heavy Industries announced Sunday that it completed building the world’s largest gas-powered power station in Saudi Arabia. Located in Jubail in Eastern Saudi Arabia, the plant was built as ...

Updated : 2011.04.10 18:38