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YouTube sees Korean mobile traffic surge

The evolution of mobile technology and fast distribution of smartphones in Korea sparked ever-growing demand for video content on YouTube, Gautam Anand, director of its Asia Pacific content partnersh...

Updated : 2011.02.23 09:40

Obama talks jobs with Jobs, other tech leaders

Obama talks jobs with Jobs, other tech leaders WOODSIDE, California (AP) _ President Barack Obama assembled some of the biggest names in Silicon Valley to confer on jobs and innovation, trying to g...

Updated : 2011.02.19 22:00

Samsung launches new 3D smart TV line

Samsung Electronics Co., the world's largest flat-screen TV maker, said Thursday it released a new line of full HD smart 3D televisions that help viewers get better access to online content and use s...

Updated : 2011.02.17 12:15

Samsung updates bada mobile platform

BARCELONA (Yonhap News) ― Samsung Electronics Co., the world’s second-largest maker of mobile phones, said Wednesday that it has released the updated version of bada, the company’s proprietary mobile...

Updated : 2011.02.16 18:49

Apple unveils iPhone, iPad subscription policy

A Verizon Wireless employee helps a new iPhone user in New York, Thursday, Feb. 10, 2011. (AP-Yonhap News) NEW YORK (AP) _ Apple Inc. announced a subscription system for buying newspapers and magazi...

Updated : 2011.02.16 11:42

Artificial retina helps some blind people

LONDON (AP) ― For two decades, Eric Selby had been completely blind and dependent on a guide dog to get around. But after having an artificial retina put into his right eye, he can detect ordinary t...

Updated : 2011.02.15 19:30

LG hopes to sell 30m smartphones in 2011

BARCELONA, Spain (Yonhap News) ― LG Electronics Inc., the world’s besieged No. 3 cell phone maker, aims to more than quadruple its smartphone sales from last year to 30 million units in 2011 in a b...

Updated : 2011.02.15 19:30

Will mobile messengers end texting?

Competition among mobile messenger operators to get more fierce Kim Ji-young was dumbfounded to find out that she had not used up all of her mobile text messages when she checked her monthly plan la...

Updated : 2011.02.15 18:52

NASA spacecraft speeds toward comet encounter

WASHINGTON, (AFP) - A NASA spacecraft is just hours from its long-anticipated encounter with a comet, and skywatchers hope the flyby will shed light on how the comet's surface has changed since it sk...

Updated : 2011.02.15 13:43

Obama lauds S. Korea for wider access to broadband Internet

WASHINGTON, (Yonhap) -- U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday called for more investment in building infrastructure to catch up with South Korea and other outperforming countries. In a message to Co...

Updated : 2011.02.15 11:58

Larger, faster, smarter devices to steal show

BARCELONA, Spain (Yonhap News) ― Larger, faster and smarter smartphones and tablets are expected to steal the show this week at the wireless industry’s biggest trade show in Spain, signaling a new ro...

Updated : 2011.02.13 18:55

Local firms to show 4G tech at Barcelona

Local firms are moving quickly to present their fourth-generation mobile communication network technology Long Term Evolution at the global mobile industry show in Barcelona this week. Samsung Elect...

Updated : 2011.02.13 18:40

Samsung unveils upgraded Galaxy S, Galaxy Tab

Samsung Electronics unveiled the upgraded versions of its flagship smartphone Galaxy S and its tablet PC Galaxy Tab for the first time in an event held a day before the launch of the global mobile in...

Updated : 2011.02.13 18:25

Apple Korea settles first iPhone damage suit with teen girl

Apple Korea has agreed to make a payment to a 14-year-old South Korean iPhone user in the nation's first iPhone damage suit filed for the breakdown of her device supposedly caused by water damage, co...

Updated : 2011.02.11 10:56

Samsung’s share in N. American cell phone market hits record

Samsung Electronics Co., the world’s second-largest mobile phone maker, maintained its lead in the North American cell phone market last year with a record share, industry data showed Tuesday. Samsu...

Updated : 2011.02.08 18:52