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Qualcomm teaming with LG on quad-core S4 Pro smartphone

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Qualcomm has said it is teaming with LG to power a forthcoming handset from the Korean manufacturer which is set to debut in Korea next month. Following its home market launch, the device will be rolled out globally. The Snapdragon S4 Proquad-core APQ8064 chipset will be LTE-enabled and will be,...
Qualcomm teaming with LG on quad-core S4 Pro smartphone
Samsung, LG fined by Korean government for handset price fixing

Samsung spinning off LCD business

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When the Korea Exchange asked Sammy about rumors of a impending spin-off of its LCD business, the firm said it was a move it was considering -- consider it done. Today Samsung announced it would be launching Samsung Display on April 1st, 2012 with $667 million in its coffers.Developing...Samsung...
Samsung spinning off LCD business

Apple Attempts to Rescind the Sales Ban of iPhone in Korea

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A Korean source is reporting this morning that Apple filed for a stay of execution with the Seoul Central District Court on September 10 to rescind the sales ban on the iPhone in Korea....
Apple Attempts to Rescind the Sales Ban of iPhone in Korea

Samsung, LG, Korean Carriers Fined For Mobile Price Fixing Scheme

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What happens when Korea’s biggest wireless carriers and Korea’s biggest phone manufacturers get caught offering bogus wireless phone deals to their customers? Well, according to the Yonhap News Agency, Korea’s Fair Trade Commission gets pissed off and slaps those companies with huge fine — 45.3 billion won ($40.2 million) —...
Samsung, LG, Korean Carriers Fined For Mobile Price Fixing Scheme

LG outs Pocket Photo mobile picture printer, says it's the smallest of its kind

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Hankering for an instant photo solution without the vintage Polaroid look? LG's Pocket Photo, which measures up at approximately 2.8- x 4.7- x 0.9-inches and is touted as the world's smallest mobile picture printer, might fit the bill. Images are slung from smartphones to the Optimus Vu-sized hardware via...
LG outs Pocket Photo mobile picture printer, says it's the smallest of its kind

LG takes the Optimus Vu global, goes quad-core

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LG is taking the Optimus Vu, its would-be Galaxy Note contender, global. 'Select' markets in Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Africa and Latin America will be the first outside Korea and Japan to get their wrapped around its squat body, courtesy of its large 5-inch 4:3 aspect ratio IPS display....
LG takes the Optimus Vu global, goes quad-core

WhatsApp reportedly moving into gaming after inking deal with Korean games-maker

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WhatsApp, one of the planet’s most popular mobile messaging apps, is said to be preparing to launch a games platform in a move that would diversify its monetization model and increase its revenues. That’s according to a report out of Korea where the US startup is said to have agreed...
WhatsApp reportedly moving into gaming after inking deal with Korean games-maker

Samsung Demands Access to Apple's iOS 6 Source Code in Notification Lawsuit in Korea

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In late December, we reported that the Korean online news site iNews24 reported that Samsung had brought a lawsuit against Apple over their use of their new iOS Notification feature. No other details were available at that time. Well, today the case is making headlines in Korea and it's a...
Samsung Demands Access to Apple's iOS 6 Source Code in Notification Lawsuit in Korea

LG Optimus G for AT&T hands-on

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Well, we're finally getting a look at the US edition of LG's Optimus G and surprise, surprise, it's not that terribly different from the version we got to play with in both Korea and NYC last month. We're still looking at that stunning 4.7-inch 1280x768 True HD IPS PLUS...
LG Optimus G for AT&T hands-on

Study: Twitter Is Not a Very Social Network

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According to a group of researchers at Korea's Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Twitter is not a very social network. After analyzing over 41 million user profiles and 1.47 billion follower/following relationships, the researchers concluded that only 22% of all connections on Twitter are reciprocal. On Flickr, this number...
Study: Twitter Is Not a Very Social Network
LG LTE smartphone sales top 5 million

The biggest 1080p phone so far: Pantech's 5.9-inch Vega No. 6

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It's been such a mighty, mighty long time since the Vega No. 5 came out to tug on the Dell Streak 5's coattails, but Pantech has just announced the next installment in its phablet series: the 5.9-inch Vega No. 6. The Android 4.1 handset opts for an IPS LCD...
The biggest 1080p phone so far: Pantech's 5.9-inch Vega No. 6
Google: Psy's 'Gangnam Style' has earned $8 million on YouTube alone

An inside look at Samsung's approach to product design

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LAS VEGAS- At a gathering of designers from Samsung's Korea headquarters, the company made it clear that it will continue to push toward being a lifestyle brand, and one that emphasizes connecting consumers with their personal electronics. Dubbed Design 3.0, the push toward what we see from Samsung today...
An inside look at Samsung's approach to product design

LG Has a Giant Smartphone, Too

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Korea’s LG is following its countrymate Samsung in introducing a smartphone with a 5-inch screen. LG on Sunday announced the Optimus Vu, which packs support for LTE networks in addition to its extremely large display, which packs a 4-by-3 aspect ratio, as opposed to the 16-by-9 format typically used for...
LG Has a Giant Smartphone, Too

Google agrees deal with Korean watchdog to help users better understand its new privacy policy

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After weeks of negotiations over its new privacy policy, Google has agreed a plan with the Korea Communications Commission (KCC) to better inform domestic Internet users on how it will use their data and provide links to its existing services to allow them to control the information they share. The...
Google agrees deal with Korean watchdog to help users better understand its new privacy policy
Samsung denies April launch for Galaxy S III, will tell us on Twitter when the time is right

LG Says Optimus L7 to Start Shipping This Month, At Least In Europe

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Korea’s LG said Friday that the Optimus L7 phone introduced at Mobile World Congress will start shipping in Europe later this month. The device will then head to Asia and beyond, though no U.S. plans have been announced. The L7 is at the upper end of a mid-range line that...
LG Says Optimus L7 to Start Shipping This Month, At Least In Europe

LG Optimus Vu launches in Korea, gets priced

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LG's 5-inch smartphone has finally arrived -- at least over in Korea. While 4:3 ratio display raised a few eyebrows during its debut at MWC, the IPS display, lightweight frame and stylus has us chasing after a review model to give it the full run-down. Anyone in LG's homeland...
LG Optimus Vu launches in Korea, gets priced

LG announces Optimus LTE2, coming to Korea mid-May with True HD IPS and 2GB RAM

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Unlike today's other phone announcement, we can't say we were expecting to see LG come out with something of its own -- and it's a bit of a doozy, at that. Samsung's Korean rival decided not to let the Galaxy S III have the full spotlight for long, officially...
LG announces Optimus LTE2, coming to Korea mid-May with True HD IPS and 2GB RAM

100 million smartphone owners in China getting free VoIP through messaging app Weixin

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If you're in China and use a free chat app called Weixin on Android or iOS, you're about to get no-charge VoIP as well thanks to an imminent update. The company is set to join the likes of Skype, Viber and Korea's Kakao Talk in providing free cellphone calls...
100 million smartphone owners in China getting free VoIP through messaging app Weixin

LG's Smart TV alliance grows, promises first cross-platform HDTV apps in September

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The Smart TV Alliance consisting of LG and TP Vision (Philips) is still hammering away at its dream of platform-independent Smart TV apps, and as IFA 2012 gets under way it has a few new announcements. After promising Japanese manufacturers would join back in June it has welcomed Toshiba...
LG's Smart TV alliance grows, promises first cross-platform HDTV apps in September

Found Footage: Singing with a quartet of iPhones

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Filed under: iPhone Happy weekend! Here's a girl from Korea, named applegirl002 over on YouTube, playing Lady Gaga's "Poker Face" with a quartet of iPhones as accompaniment. Sure, the song's not that great, but look at those iPhones go! She's using I am T-Pain for autotuning the singing, Beatmaker for...
Found Footage: Singing with a quartet of iPhones

Japan launches S Korea satellite

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Japan completes its first successful commercial launch of a foreign-made satellite early on Friday, marking its entry into the launch business....
Japan launches S Korea satellite
VentureBeat heads to Korea for beLAUNCH conference — in search of great companies
Flipboard launches on Android phones, no plans for a tablet app
LG announces Optimus UI for Ice Cream Sandwich devices

Today's Scuttlebot: Jet Lag From Mars, and Windows 8 Ads

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The technology reporters and editors of The New York Times scour the Web for important and peculiar items. Friday's selection includes Korea's plan for exporting its music, why the Mars rover team's schedules have been moving 39 minutes later every day and a hackathon response to Hurricane Sandy....
Today's Scuttlebot: Jet Lag From Mars, and Windows 8 Ads

Samsung Mobile Display to use Corning Lotus Glass with OLEDs

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Samsung Mobile Display has struck a deal with Corning to use its Lotus Glass for OLED screens. The joint venture will operate out of Korea. Although Samsung will be a core customer, the two will supply glass substrates for many companies using OLEDs.......
Samsung Mobile Display to use Corning Lotus Glass with OLEDs
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