Southkorea

07.28.14
Korean baseball team recruits robots as stand-ins for fans
07.28.14

Korean baseball team recruits robots as stand-ins for fans

In South Korea, the Hanwha Eagles baseball team has gained a bunch of new fans that'll never aband...

By M. Moon,   07.28.14
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07.07.14
South Korea makes it easier to get refunds for Android and iOS apps
07.07.14

South Korea makes it easier to get refunds for Android and iOS apps

If you've ever been burned by downloading a mobile app that you don't want or doesn't work, relief...

By J. Fingas,   07.07.14
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06.23.14
South Korea debates the wisdom of a video game addiction law
06.23.14

South Korea debates the wisdom of a video game addiction law

South Korea takes gaming more seriously than most other counties: eSports tournaments air on TV, g...

By J. Fingas,   06.23.14
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06.07.14
Korean protester spreads democracy's message by balloon and flashdrive
06.07.14

Korean protester spreads democracy's message by balloon and flashdrive

As funny as the idea of a video game starring Kim Jong Un might be, how North Korea treats its peo...

By T. Seppala,   06.07.14
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05.30.14
Velociraptor-inspired robot can run almost as fast as DARPA's Cheetah
05.30.14

Velociraptor-inspired robot can run almost as fast as DARPA's Cheetah

There's a new robot that's almost matched Cheetah's speed record, but it wasn't designed after ano...

By M. Moon,   05.30.14
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05.23.14
Samsung hopes 'respected older generations' will dig its new flip-phones
05.23.14

Samsung hopes 'respected older generations' will dig its new flip-phones

It may be a tad ageist to presume that some older folks prefer simple flip-phones to souped-up sma...

By A. Santos,   05.23.14
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03.19.14
Playing video games well can get you into a top South Korean university
03.19.14

Playing video games well can get you into a top South Korean university

Chung-Ang University ranks among the top 10 schools in South Korea, and you know what can get you...

By M. Moon,   03.19.14
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02.14.14
South Korea shuns Huawei over fears that it spies on the US
02.14.14

South Korea shuns Huawei over fears that it spies on the US

We've long known that the US government has major security concerns about Huawei, despite the Chin...

By S. Sakr,   02.14.14
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02.04.14
Microsoft's Kinect guards South Korea's borders against trespassers
02.04.14

Microsoft's Kinect guards South Korea's borders against trespassers

Surgeons, mad scientists and sentries guarding the Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) now have one th...

By M. Moon,   02.04.14
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