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Hacking exposes digital security problems

Hacking exposes digital security problems | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it

8.7 million South Korea mobile phone subscribers had their personal data hacked.

 

Stealing the personal data of KT subscribers in small amounts over a long time, the group was successful in getting up to 10 different types of information from each user.

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The Chosun Ilbo (English Edition): Daily News from Korea - Koreans Irked by Apple's Use of Japanese Name for Dokdo

The Chosun Ilbo (English Edition): Daily News from Korea - Koreans Irked by Apple's Use of Japanese Name for Dokdo | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it

uh Oh?  This one will not be popular in Korea.  I am surprised that Apple didn't consider this outcry in the home of their biggest competitor (Samsung)

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Why is Google popular with Korea workers?

Why is Google popular with Korea workers? | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it

“Google Korea has been named by jobseekers as the best foreign firm for four straight years. It offers employees an optimum office environment where they can reach their full-potential,” Saramin spokeswoman IMore...m Min-uk said. 

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TNS Info Pulse : Digital Life_ Mobile Phones Case Study

TNS Info Pulse : Digital Life_ Mobile Phones Case Study | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it

Great mobile research in the Korean language:

2012년 3월 국내 스마트폰 가입자가 인구의 절반인 2300만명에 이르렀으며, 경제활동인구 2,500만명의 대부분이 스마트폰을 이용하는 시대가 되었습니다. 이러한 상황에서 모바일 소비자에 대한 이해는 다양한 산업 군에서 핵심 화두로 부상하고 있습니다.

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How LG surpassed Samsung in India

How LG surpassed Samsung in India | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it

A good article about how LG adjusted to the Indian market place to out-sell samsung both in mobile phones and televisions.

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The Virtual Revolution Episode 4 Part 6.wmv

Focus on Korea's interconnected web...growing up digital.  Pros and Cons

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Tablet PCs Change Korea's Educational Environment [Arirang Today]

[Arirang Today] Tablet PCs are taking the world's IT market by storm. Korea is no exception to the trend, with tablet PC users roaming its streets everywhere...
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Video | South Korean Jailed for Tweeting | Link TV

Video | South Korean Jailed for Tweeting | Link TV | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it

South Korean 23-year-old in jail for pro-North Korea Tweets. (5 minute video)

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POSCO, Google in unique collaboration

POSCO, Google in unique collaboration | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it

Google is partnering with one of the World's biggest steel companies to create a smart company.

-Advantage for Google: Asian exposure

_Advantage for POSCO: real-tme translation services and pin-point logistics info.

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KJI’s Grandson Finds Normal Isn’t Easy

KJI’s Grandson Finds Normal Isn’t Easy | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it
Media learns about Kim Jong Il's grandson, then uncovers his online profiles -- and he retreats.
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Tesco: Homeplus Subway Virtual Store (Movie)

Tesco: Homeplus Subway Virtual Store (Movie) فكره تسويق رائعه...
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Education Week: South Korea to Replace All Paper Textbooks With Digital Content

Education Week: South Korea to Replace All Paper Textbooks With Digital Content | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it
The South Korean government said it will invest $2 billion over the next two years to provide all elementary school children with free electronic tablets connected to the Internet, and with customized e-learning programs.
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Do You Know South Korea?

A friend's son created this video

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From Daejeon to Seoraksan to Busan to Seoul. Our S.Korea road trip last October (2010). I'm happy to see that so many people in South Korea have shared this video.

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Watch out Google! North Korea's Tablet PC is released.

Watch out Google! North Korea's Tablet PC is released. | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it

<sarcasm>

Not to be outdone by Google's new tablet PC released last week, North Korea released their very own "Morning" tablet PC.  Perhaps the sun is rising on a new era of powerful table PCs without wifi or phone capabilities?

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Real cost of the smartphone revolution - The Guardian

Real cost of the smartphone revolution - The Guardian | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it

I like the phrase: "informed bewilderment"

This article is how the growing use of mobile devices is adding to our fragmented thoughts and fragmented societies.

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The GuardianReal cost of the smartphone revolutionThe GuardianSecond, smartphones currently account for less than a fifth of all the mobile phones in the world – which means that the market for internet-enabled phones has a lot of room for further...


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Virtual keyboard. Type Online in different languages

Virtual keyboard. Type Online in different languages | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it

Virtual Keyboard - Type online at www.type-online.com.  Nothing fancy, but very practical

 

 

 

 

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Social media trends in Korea (in Korean Language)

This is two years old, but still helpful for Korean students

 

 

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South Korea - New Media Trend Watch Long-Haul

Some quick facts about technology in South Korea.  

For example, here is the smart phone penetration trends and predictions:

- November 2009: 0.5 million (1.0% of total mobile phone subscriptions)
- December 2010: 7.2 million (14.2%)
- December 2011: 23.5 million (44.3%)
- December 2012: 42.8 million (76.2%)
- December 2013: 52.5 million (90.5%)

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Are We All Becoming "Big Brother"

Are We All Becoming "Big Brother" | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it

Are we all becoming "Big Brother"?

 

An example from 2005 of what can happen when many people have mobile phones capable or recording and uploading events, followed by a mob of people ready to judge.

 

Another article:  http://knowyourmeme.com/memes/dog-poo-girl

 

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Matt Cutts Convinces South Korean Govt. Websites To Stop Blocking Googlebot

Matt Cutts Convinces  South Korean Govt. Websites To Stop Blocking Googlebot | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it
Matt Cutts, international diplomat? That might be the more appropriate title for Google’s chief spam cop.
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Another Robot Teacher Enters Korean Classrooms | Singularity Hub

Another Robot Teacher Enters Korean Classrooms | Singularity Hub | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it

Robosem is just one of many different machines that could help South Korea achieve its goal of placing a robot in every kindergarten by 2013.

 

Good or Bad?  Let me know what you think.

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Homeplus smartphone virtual store in subways

Homeplus smartphone virtual store in subways | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it

I hope that this makes weekend grocery shopping much less crowded.  It should be interesting to watch if this technology takes off. 

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Comparing South Korea to The United States.

Comparing life in South Korea to The United States. Britain's American colonies broke with the mother country in 1776 and were recognized as the new nation of the United States of America following the Treaty of Paris in 1783.
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