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Vodafone bringing LTE speeds to Germany, with the HTC Velocity

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HTC has confirmed plans to bring its very first LTE handset to Germany, with the launch of the Velocity. The phone, known Stateside as the Vivid and in South Korea as the Raider, features a 4.5-inch qHD touchscreen and is fueled by a 1.5GHz dual-core CPU. The Gingerbread-laced device...
Vodafone bringing LTE speeds to Germany, with the HTC Velocity

Samsung’s quad-core Galaxy S III reportedly just 7mm thick, set to launch in May

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Samsung’s next-generation Galaxy S III will reportedly be one of the thinnest smartphones in the world when it is unveiled in the coming months. South Korea’s Electronic Times News on Monday cited unnamed sources in claiming Samsung’s upcoming flagship superphone will pack impressive specs into a case that is...
Samsung’s quad-core Galaxy S III reportedly just 7mm thick, set to launch in May

The US and China hold top place in ‘Origin of Hacks’ league table as the UK enters the top ten

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For the first time, the UK is making an appearance in the top ten hacks survey by IT assurance provider, NCC Group. The Origin of Hacks report covers the first quarter of 2012 and tracks the countries responsible for computer hacking. Russia and the Netherlands have seen an increase and...
The US and China hold top place in ‘Origin of Hacks’ league table as the UK enters the top ten
With 1M downloads, Between shows the promise of couples apps

Google's Fiber Makes MPAA Skittish. Why Does Hollywood See All Technology In Terms Of Piracy?

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One of the points we're always trying to make about piracy is that it has less to do with people just wanting everything for free and more to do with people rushing to embrace the possibilities of new technology. The industry has been slow to offer products that take advantage...
Google's Fiber Makes MPAA Skittish. Why Does Hollywood See All Technology In Terms Of Piracy?
Apple gets ‘Samsunged’ again, this time by Amazon [video]

Nokia cuts 4,000 jobs and moves smartphone manufacturing to Asia

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Large staff reductions planned at Finnish, Mexican and Hungarian plantsNokia, the world's largest mobile phone maker, is to cut 4,000 factory jobs in Finland, Hungary and Mexico as it shifts the assembly of all smartphones to Asia.The move, designed to speed up production in the fast-moving smartphone market, will mean...
Nokia cuts 4,000 jobs and moves smartphone manufacturing to Asia

Samsung airs $10 million anti-iPhone ad during Super Bowl [video]

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As the world champion New York Giants fought to hold New England scoreless in the fourth quarter of Super Bold XLVI, another battle was raging off the field — Samsung’s string of anti-Apple commercials culminated with a 90-second TV advertisement that cost the South Korea-based vendor more than $10...
Samsung airs $10 million anti-iPhone ad during Super Bowl [video]
It's official: Diablo III hits May 15
One quarter of worldwide households have Wi-Fi, says Strategy Analytics

Samsung Shipped 1 Million Galaxy Note Phablets A Month

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As much as I love Samsung hardware, I’ve felt for a long while now that the Galaxy Note was a bit of a mistake. The screen size is just too big for me to wield the device comfortably, and I see no real value in the S-Pen other than having...
Samsung Shipped 1 Million Galaxy Note Phablets A Month

'New' iPad landing in South Korea, Israel and 19 other countries, officially ceases to be new in US

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Are you not in one of the 35 countries that already has the "new" iPad? Well, this week may finally mean you can get your hands on the tablet that's already become old hat here in the US. The "resolutionary" slate is landing in South Korea, Venezuela and ten...
'New' iPad landing in South Korea, Israel and 19 other countries, officially ceases to be new in US

Dropbox introduces support for Korean as the Samsung Galaxy S III launch edges closer

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Dropbox is saying ’An Nyoung’ to South Korea after the company revealed that it is making the popular file sharing service available in Korean. The Web-based portal and “selected” Android apps will be localized first, before apps for the Mac, PC and iOS follow suit, although no time frame for the...
Dropbox introduces support for Korean as the Samsung Galaxy S III launch edges closer

New iPad Launches in 21 More Countries by End of April

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Apple today officially announced two more rounds of launches for the new iPad, with the first round coming on Friday, April 20 and including twelve markets led by South Korea. The second round comes on Friday, April 27 and includes nine more countries.Apple today announced the new iPad, the third...
New iPad Launches in 21 More Countries by End of April

Nokia factories shift to Asia: Did it have any choice?

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Nokia has confirmed plans to shift the heart of its manufacturing operation to Asia, cutting 4,000 jobs from existing factories and moving their roles to China and South Korea. Employees at three major plants in Finland, Hungary and Mexico had been waiting anxiously for the announcement, which becomes the latest...
Nokia factories shift to Asia: Did it have any choice?

MasterCard: Singapore, Canada, US, Kenya And South Korea Most Ready To Adopt Mobile Payments

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Credit card giant MasterCard is debuting a new study today, called the MasterCard Mobile Payments Readiness Index, which analyzed 34 countries and their readiness to use three types of mobile payments: person to person, mobile commerce and mobile payments at the point of sale. MasterCard actually developed a proprietary algorithm...
MasterCard: Singapore, Canada, US, Kenya And South Korea Most Ready To Adopt Mobile Payments

Bahrain and Belarus added to the list of Enemies of the Internet, Libya and Venezuela are dropped

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Today is World Day Against Cyber Censorship, and international watchdog, Reporters without Borders (RWB), has released a new report, updating its ‘Enemies of the Internet’ list. It is not at all surprising to find that the Middle East and Asia make up the majority of countries on the list, and...
Bahrain and Belarus added to the list of Enemies of the Internet, Libya and Venezuela are dropped

Korea’s FTC slaps a $40 million fine on Samsung, LG and operators over mobile price fixing

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Finding the biggest domestic mobile manufacturers and operators guilty of colluding to fix prices and defraud consumers, South Korea’s Fair Trade Commission (FTC) has slapped Samsung, LG and the country’s operators with a combined fine of 45.3 billion won (US$40.1 million), reports Yonhap News. The companies involved were found to be...
Korea’s FTC slaps a $40 million fine on Samsung, LG and operators over mobile price fixing

Apple Working with Suppliers on 8-Inch iPad

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The Wall Street Journal reports that Apple is working with suppliers on a smaller iPad carrying a display in the range of 8 inches in diameter, down from the 9.7-inch display in the current iPad but still larger than the 7-inch display found in the Kindle Fire.Officials at some of...
Apple Working with Suppliers on 8-Inch iPad

Samsung Galaxy S WiFi 3.6 hands-on (video)

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If you were paying very close attention during Samsung's IFA announcements last year, you may have caught wind of a 3.6-inch PMP, fittingly called the Galaxy S WiFi 3.6. Now, Samsung has confirmed that this elusive entry-level Gingerbread handheld will finally be making its way to North America, with...
Samsung Galaxy S WiFi 3.6 hands-on (video)

New regulations will forbid Korean websites from collecting IDs to verify users

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Websites in South Korea will soon need to find new systems to authenticate users once new laws come into place in the country later this year. According to the Yonhap News Agency, the country’s regulator — the Korea Communications Commission (KCC) — announced that website owners will no longer be...
New regulations will forbid Korean websites from collecting IDs to verify users

New iPad hits South Korea, Malaysia and 10 more countries on Friday, April 20

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Apple this morning announced that the third generation of its tablet computer, the ‘new iPad’ as they call it, will hit 12 new countries next Friday. We’re updating this post. New iPad Arrives in South Korea & 11 Additional Countries This Week CUPERTINO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Apple® today announced the new iPad®,...
New iPad hits South Korea, Malaysia and 10 more countries on Friday, April 20

Samsung's Next Galaxy Phone Is Going To Be Thinner Than The iPhone

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Samsung's next big Galaxy phone, the Galaxy S III, will be just 7 mm thick, according to a report from the South Korean publication Electronic Times News. For reference, that's thinner than the iPhone 4S, which is 9.3 mm thick. The report says the Galaxy S III will launch...
Samsung's Next Galaxy Phone Is Going To Be Thinner Than The iPhone

Smartphone ownership passes 50% in Korea, as authorities salute the productivity benefits

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Despite a late start, smartphones have now passed 50 percent penetration among South Korea’s mobile phone owners, according to new data released by the Korea Communications Commission, which praised the associated benefits. The comission’s findings revealed the industry-wide statistics, which are reported by The Chosunilbo: According to the three mobile service providers...
Smartphone ownership passes 50% in Korea, as authorities salute the productivity benefits

The New iPad To Launch In South Korea And 11 Other Countries This Week

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Apple took to the wires this morning to announce that the new iPad will hit 12 countries later this week. Along with South Korea, this coming Friday the new iPad launches in Brunei, Croatia, Cyprus, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Malaysia, Panama, St Maarten, Uruguay and Venezuela. Then, the following...
The New iPad To Launch In South Korea And 11 Other Countries This Week

Japan warns Google that its new privacy policy may violate data protection laws

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The Japanese government has warned Google to tread carefully with its new privacy policy, as the controversial new regulations were rolled out today. Authorities in the country wrote to Google to express concern that its new approach to storing and using Internet user’s data could violate Japan’s data protection laws....
Japan warns Google that its new privacy policy may violate data protection laws

Can There be Another Rovio? OutFit 7 Wants to Give it a Shot.

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Outfit7 says its games on the iPhone and iPad have hit more than 300 million downloads since launching a year and a half ago. At that size, it claims to have outpaced Rovio’s Angry Birds, which took 20 months to hit 300 million. If you haven’t heard of Outfit7, it’s...
Can There be Another Rovio? OutFit 7 Wants to Give it a Shot.

Samsung says it sold 5m LTE phones, 2.8m Galaxy Notes in South Korea, claims 60% domestic share

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Now that May has ended, Samsung Electronics has released new domestic sales figures for its LTE phones, and more specifically its Galaxy Note series. In a press statement (in Korean), Samsung says LTE phone sales have exceeded 5 million in South Korea, and that it has shipped 2.8 million Galaxy...
Samsung says it sold 5m LTE phones, 2.8m Galaxy Notes in South Korea, claims 60% domestic share
Average global internet speed drops to 2.3Mbps, US 13th fastest at 5.3Mbps

New iPad launches in 12 more counties this Friday

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Apple just published a press release confirming that the new third-gen iPad will indeed be launching in 12 additional counties this Friday, April 20. Head past the break for the full press release.  New iPad Arrives in South Korea & 11 Additional Countries This Week CUPERTINO, California―April 16, 2012―Apple® today...
New iPad launches in 12 more counties this Friday
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