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‘iPhone to overtake Nokia in smartphone shipments’

U.S. IT giant Apple is set to become the world’s largest smartphone manufacturer by volume, overtaking Nokia for the first time, a report showed on Tuesday. According to DigiTimes, a Taipei-based d...

Updated : 2011.09.07 19:26

LCD prices hit record low on oversupply, weak demand

Prices of liquid crystal display panels, a key export item for South Korea’s technology firms, plunged to all-time lows on oversupply and weak demand, industry data showed Wednesday. The latest data...

Updated : 2011.09.07 19:13

iphone 5 would be thinner and wider

Rumor has it that Apple’s iPhone 5 will be wider, longer, and thinner than its predecessor. Italian blog MacityNet recently posted set of new photos of iPhone cases and claimed that these cases will...

Updated : 2011.09.05 13:42

Kakao Talk set to embrace social games

Kakao Talk, the country’s most popular messenger app for smartphones, is to team up with a game developer in a bid to open up a fresh revenue channel amid heightened industry-wide interest in such m...

Updated : 2011.09.04 19:24

Samsung puts new Galaxy Tab on hold as Apple pulls court order

Samsung Electronics Co. is halting promotion of its latest tablet computer in Germany after Apple Inc. won a second injunction blocking Galaxy Tab sales there as one of the world’s largest electroni...

Updated : 2011.09.04 19:23

Scientists develop optical film to produce 3D images

South Korean scientists said Friday that they have developed an optical film that enables ordinary displays to show images in three dimensions (3D). The Seoul National University (SNU) team said the...

Updated : 2011.09.02 11:15

Sony shows wearable 3-D personal theater

TOKYO (AP) _ Sony is launching a head mounted display that provides a three dimensional theater of music videos, movies and games. Head Mounted Display “Personal 3D Viewer” (HMZ-T1) (www.Sony.net)...

Updated : 2011.08.31 15:54

IFA 2011 to feature new wireless gadgets, 3-D TVs

Samsung plans to unveil new Bada phones; LG readies smart 3-D TVs with new content Local firms are preparing to showcase a wide range of wireless gadgets as well as 3-D TVs for the global trade show...

Updated : 2011.08.30 19:23

Apple wins more delay from Samsung in Australia tablet sale

Apple Inc. won a further delay in the release of Samsung Electronics Co.’s newest tablet computer in Australia, with the South Korean company agreeing not to sell the Galaxy Tab 10.1 until the end of...

Updated : 2011.08.29 11:44

SK Telecom wins 'golden' spectrum license for 995b won

SK Telecom acquired the 20-megahertz band of the 1.8 gigahertz range for 995 billion won ($926.67 million) in the country’s first wireless broadband spectrum auction after its rival KT Corp. withdre...

Updated : 2011.08.29 11:16

Facebook shutting down online Deals program

WASHINGTON (AFP) -- Facebook is ending a Deals program launched in April which offered online bargains like Groupon, LivingSocial and other companies. "After testing Deals for four months, we've dec...

Updated : 2011.08.28 17:11

Samsung to showcase 4G smartphone at industry fair in Germany

Samsung Electronics Co. said Sunday it will introduce a new Galaxy smartphone at an industry exhibition in Germany this week as it seeks to win consumers for fourth-generation (4G), super-fast wirele...

Updated : 2011.08.28 15:27

Apple gives Tim Cook 1 million shares

FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple has given Tim Cook 1 million shares of restricted stock as he takes over as reins of the company from Steve Jobs. At current prices, the stock package is worth more than $383 m...

Updated : 2011.08.27 22:39

Nokia launches its cheapest phones at $30-$35

HELSINKI (AP) _ Nokia on Thursday unveiled its two cheapest cellphones to date aimed at attracting users in the low end market as it fights increasing competition from Asian manufacturers. The Nokia...

Updated : 2011.08.26 10:14

Recharge your phone with a quick stroll

Soon, small portable devices such as cell phones and MP3 playerss could be charged just by having a quick walk. Tom Krupenkin and Ashley Taylor, mechanical engineers at the University of Wisconsin i...

Updated : 2011.08.25 11:29