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Google Really Wants Developers To Use Google+ Sign-Ins, Announces 5-Day Developer Bootcamps In Cities Worldwide

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Google really wants developers to use the new Google+ application sign-ins it announced last week. As Google+’s Kinnari Jhaveri just announced, the interest in the new feature was “significant.” Because of this, the team decided to host a series of in-depth bootcamps in cities around the world. The new sign-in mechanism offers developers...
Google Really Wants Developers To Use Google+ Sign-Ins, Announces 5-Day Developer Bootcamps In Cities Worldwide
Samsung's Galaxy S4 Is The Fastest Selling Android Phone In History (GOOG)
Korean startups still fight against the stigma of failure

South Korea's Fair Trade Commission raids Google offices

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The Korea Fair Trade Commission (KFTC) has raided Google's offices in Seoul, Korea on Monday. This is the third raid on the search giant's Korean headquarters in just over a year. The KFTC is continuing an Android-related antitrust investigation spearheaded by two local search engine's complaints about Android tampering with...
South Korea's Fair Trade Commission raids Google offices

Samsung announces 1.4GHz Exynos 4 quad-core processor for the Galaxy S3

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Breaking.. more to come. We’ve posted the full press release after the break for you to check out.  SEOUL, Korea–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., a world leader in advanced semiconductor solutions, today introduced the industry’s first quad-core application processor built on the High-k Metal Gate (HKMG) low-power process technology. With...
Samsung announces 1.4GHz Exynos 4 quad-core processor for the Galaxy S3

Samsung unveils the Galaxy S Advance smartphone; global roll-out begins next month

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Never afraid of a mouthful when it comes to device names, Samsung on Monday unveiled the Galaxy S Advance smartphone. The new phone is seemingly set to be positioned as a mid-range handset with specs that fall between the original Galaxy S and the updated Galaxy S II line....
Samsung unveils the Galaxy S Advance smartphone; global roll-out begins next month
Steve Ballmer calls Windows 8 a 'rebirth,' estimates big sales numbers
Samsung Display spin-off opens its doors

Samsung reports Q1 earnings: $5.16 billion in operating profit

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Samsung just announced its Q1 2012 earnings this evening, reporting revenues of 45.27 trillion Korean won (up 22% y/o/y) and a record operating profit of 5.85 trillion won. We’ll be hopping on the call at 9:30 PM EST to hear more details. developing.  Press release after the jump.  –(SEOUL–Korea Newswire) April 27,...
Samsung reports Q1 earnings: $5.16 billion in operating profit

Can Microsoft get LG excited about Windows Phone again?

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LG has more recently soured on Windows Phone as its broader mobile business continues to struggle. With Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer visiting Seoul, Korea Herald says a meeting could be in the works. [Read more]...
Can Microsoft get LG excited about Windows Phone again?

Samsung Adds Galaxy S Advance To The Lineup, Brings Gingerbread, Dual-Core and Super AMOLED

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As if Samsung’s portfolio wasn’t big enough already, they’ve now called into action the new kid on the block.  Joining Sammy’s deadly arsenal of successful devices is the new “Galaxy S Advance”.  The Galaxy S Advance appears to be more of the Galaxy Note’s little brother but without all of the...
Samsung Adds Galaxy S Advance To The Lineup, Brings Gingerbread, Dual-Core and Super AMOLED
Galaxy Note Android 4.0 update to bring exclusive stylus-ready apps, coming in Q2 [video]

The Future of Advertising (Will Be Squirted Into Your Nostrils as You Sit on a Bus)

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Dunkin' Donuts' scentastic "Flavor Radio" brings ad targeting to the human senses. The future of advertising stinks. Or, depending on your perspective, the future of advertising smells like delicious, delicious coffee. Earlier this year, in Seoul, Korea, Dunkin' Donuts experimented with a fragrant ad campaign. Engineers employed by the shop's marketing agency,...
The Future of Advertising (Will Be Squirted Into Your Nostrils as You Sit on a Bus)
Bay Lights Project turns SF Bay Bridge into a 'big-ass display'
Galaxy Note 8.0 launched, takes Apple's iPad Mini head on

Samsung unveils Galaxy S3′s new quad-core processor

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While the flagship smartphone itself will remain under wraps until next week’s press conference, Samsung on Thursday unveiled its next-generation mobile processor, the Exynos 4 Quad, which will power its upcoming Galaxy S3. The new 1.4GHz quad-core SoC is built on 32-nanometer architecture, and Samsung says the chipset will...
Samsung unveils Galaxy S3′s new quad-core processor
Can capitalism build a better search engine?

Samsung reveals dual-SIM, ICS-powered Galaxy S Duos, with September launch in Europe [Photos]

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Samsung just announced the new dual-SIM Galaxy S Duos with Android 4.0. The 4-inch handset boasts a WVGA 480-by-800 display and a 5-megapixel rear-shooting camera, but users who travel often or juggle multiple phones will mostly love its ability to toggle SIM cards. The dual-SIM functionality essentially allows users to connect two...
Samsung reveals dual-SIM, ICS-powered Galaxy S Duos, with September launch in Europe [Photos]
Korean game togetherness: Nexon acquires 14.7 percent of NCsoft for $688M

Qik Founder's Story: Taking Mobile Video Out Of The Garage And Putting It Into The Hands Of Skype

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Editor’s note: Bernard Moon is co-founder and CEO of Vidquik, a new web conferencing and sales solutions platform, and co-founder of SparkLabs, a recently launched startup accelerator in Seoul, Korea. Follow him on Twitter.  I met Qik co-founder Ramu Sunkara through the University of Wisconsin-Madison alumni network while seeking advice for Vidquik. Listening to...
Qik Founder's Story: Taking Mobile Video Out Of The Garage And Putting It Into The Hands Of Skype
Samsung unveils mid-range Galaxy S III mini with Jelly Bean, 4-inch display and NFC
One big cluster: How CloudFlare launched 10 data centers in 30 days

World’s first flexible e-paper display heads into mass production

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LG on Thursday unveiled the world’s first plastic e-paper display, which the company claims will “revolutionize the E-Book market.” The 6-inch E Ink display features 1,024 x 768-pixel resolution and can bend at an angle of up to 40 degrees. “With the world’s first plastic EPD, LG Display has...
World’s first flexible e-paper display heads into mass production
Samsung posts record $6.6B net profit for Q4 2012

Uber brings its private car service to Taipei, Taiwan, its second new launch in Asia this week

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Uber‘s foray into Asia continues after the US-headquartered private car hire firm launched in ‘stealth mode’ in Taipei, Taiwan. The rollout is its second new launch in Asia this week — following its arrival in Seoul, Korea, on Tuesday — and it takes the company to three cities in the...
Uber brings its private car service to Taipei, Taiwan, its second new launch in Asia this week
Samsung announces the Galaxy Ace 2 and Galaxy mini 2

Sim City: Inside South Korea's $35 Billion Plan to Build a City from Scratch

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Sixty-three floors up, the view is stunning. Below, Central Park's lawns, bike lanes, kids boating in the lake. To my right, apartments and shops lining a canal. In the distance, the ocean, planes approaching, and a sweeping highway bridge. I'm not in New York, or Venice, or even in Las Vegas....
Sim City: Inside South Korea's $35 Billion Plan to Build a City from Scratch

Samsung lifts the cloak on S III's mini-me, the Galaxy S III mini (Gallery)

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As promised yesterday, Samsung just unveiled the Galaxy S III mini. The Jelly Bean-powered handset features many of the same specs as the original Galaxy S, but the most noteworthy include: 4-inch WVGA Super AMOLED display, dual core 1GHz chipset, 5-megapixel VGA front-facing camera with LED flash,  720p video recording and playback, 8GB...
Samsung lifts the cloak on S III's mini-me, the Galaxy S III mini (Gallery)

DreamIt Demo Day: Meet the nine startups presenting tomorrow in Austin at SXSW

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DreamIt Ventures, a startup accelerator program akin to Y Combinator and TechStars, will soon make its debut in Austin, Texas with the first DreamIt Austin Demo Day. This demo day, which marks the accelerator’s ninth class overall since being founded in 2008, features nine young tech companies, all of which participated in the 14-week accelerator program...
DreamIt Demo Day: Meet the nine startups presenting tomorrow in Austin at SXSW

Dreamit Ventures Will Be Releasing 9 Startups Into The Wild At SXSW

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Dreamit Ventures is a startup accelerator program like TechStars and Y Combinator. Adaptly, Parsely, SeatGeek and LevelUp are all Dreamit companies. Each year, Dreamit accepts a handful of startups into the program and gives them resources and coaching over a few months. It has launched in multiple cities and this...
Dreamit Ventures Will Be Releasing 9 Startups Into The Wild At SXSW
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