Apps in South Korea Can Now Bypass the App Store’s Payment System

Developers in South Korea can now use the payment system of their choice rather than being locked into Apple’s method.

Samsung CEO Bows in Apology Over App Throttling

Samsung Experience Division CEO JH Han literally bowed in apology to shareholders over the company throttling apps on its phones.

South Korea Wants Apple and Google to Ban Play-to-Earn (P2E) Games

South Korea is pressuring Apple and Google to ban existing and future play-to-earn (P2E) games, in another move against the app economy.

South Korea Passes Bill Aimed at Apple and Google App Stores

South Korea has passed its “Anti-Google Law,” aimed at prohibiting Apple and Google from forcing developers to use their payment systems.

Coronavirus: Microsoft Encourages Employees to Telecommute

Microsoft is joining the ranks of companies urging its employees to work from home in an effort to help contain the spread of the coronavirus.

Netflix Is Launching In These Countries In Early 2016

Netflix announced that it will launch in South Korea, Singapore, Hong Kong, and Taiwan in early 2016. The news follows a September 2 launch in Japan, which was the company’s first launch in Asia. The company reaffirmed its plans to…

North Korea Launches Ballistic Missile Into Sea

On the day before the 61st anniversary of the Korean War armistice, North Korea launched a short-range ballistic missile into the sea off its east coast. The missile was fired from the country’s southwest Hwanghae province on Saturday evening, and…

Can These Ceiling Fans Kill You in Your Sleep?

Many folks have ceiling fans in their homes. They are great for circulating air in both summer and winter months. But did you know that millions of people believe that ceiling fans can kill you? The belief, which is widely…

South Korea Ferry Incident: Owner Missing, Crew Members Indicted

The tragedy of the Sewol sinking has angered many South Koreans and observers from around the world. In an attempt to bring justice and closure to the situation, South Korean prosecutors are moving forward with plans to severely punish anyone…

North Korea’s State Owned News: “Obama is a monkey”

Propaganda is usually more eloquent, combined with images of gallantry and false promises through meaningless slogans; a rhetoric that allows for no free thought or discussion – ‘you’re either with us or against us.’ North Korea spares no elegance when…

S. Korea Ferry Disaster: Survivor Count Lowered

Nearly a month has passed since the tragic sinking of the Sewol ferry. As the nation of South Korea continues to mourn, it has been learned that government officials were wrong about the number of survivors. This has lead to…

S. Korea Ferry Sewol Frequently Exceeded Cargo Limit

As the investigation into the sinking of the Sewol continues, it becomes clear that there is more to the ship’s sinking than an inept captain and crew. Hundreds of people are now dead or missing because of a gross violation…

Seung-Yul Noh: 22-Year-Old South Korean Wins Zurich Classic On PGA Tour

On Sunday, Seung-Yul Noh won the Zurich Classic of New Orleans. At 22 years old, the South Korean native is the fourth player under the age of 25 to win on the PGA tour. He worked his way towards a…

South Korea Ferry Disaster: Prime Minister Resigns

The prime minister of South Korea resigned on Sunday. The act comes amid a growing wave of criticism heaved at the Korean government over its handling of the Sewol incident and subsequent rescue efforts. Former Prime Minister Chung Hong-won said…

South Korea Ferry Disaster: Over One Hundred Dead

It has been nearly one week since the Sewol sank into waters off the southern coast of South Korea. In recent days, the death toll has risen sharply. Over a hundred bodies have been recovered thus far with many more…

Sunken South Korean Ferry’s Captain Arrested

A South Korean ferry sank off the country’s southern coast on Wednesday. Lee Joon-seok, who captained the Sewol during the tragic incident, was taken into police custody on Saturday along with two other crew members. Lee faces five separate charges,…

Ferry Sinks in South Korea Leaving Hundreds Missing

A passenger ferry sank off the coast of South Korea on Wednesday morning, leaving hundreds missing and at least six people dead. The ship flipped flipped while sinking, possibly trapping hundreds of passengers inside. According to a report from The…

South Korean Ship Sinks Into Freezing Waters

A South Korean passenger ferry sunk into the freezing waters off the nation’s southwest coast on Wednesday, according to

North Korea Drone Found on Island “a Toy”

A suspected North Korean drone was found on a border island between North and South Korea after a series of dual competing military drills. The two countries fired around two hundred shells into empty waters Monday. The Associated Press reported…

North Korea Fires On South; South Korea Retaliates

North and South Korea exchanged hundreds of artillery shells across their western sea border on Monday. Earlier on Monday, North Korea announced it would be conducting military exercises such as live-fire drills in seven areas north of the maritime boundary.…