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4:10
Jan 11, 2018

South Korea to ban crypto-currency trading

The announcement sent Bitcoin prices plummeting and threw the virtual coin market into turmoil.

2:20
Dec 27, 2017

Samsung scion denies corruption charges

Jay Y Lee refutes allegations of wrongdoing as legal appeal of his five-year jail term for corruption nears its end.

1:00
Dec 20, 2017

Samsung develops 'world's smallest' chip

The South Korean electronics company will produce the smallest DRAM chip as it looks to widen its technical lead on competitors.

3:40
Aug 23, 2017

SA learners put future education to the test

School children from local Curro schools and South Korea collaborate via video-streaming to build a 3D printer and drone.

2:00
Jul 3, 2017

Samsung to reinvent Note 7 for 'fans'

The firm will release a special edition Note 7 in South Korea, reusing parts from the cancelled run last year.

3:20
Jan 13, 2017

Samsung leader quizzed in corruption scandal

Jay Y Lee was questioned for over 22 hours by the South Korean special prosecutor on bribery suspicions in an influence-peddling scandal.

1:50
Sep 26, 2016

Samsung delays re-starting Note 7 sales in South Korea

The company is delaying the start of new Galaxy Note 7 smartphone sales in South Korea by three days.

1:20
Sep 5, 2016

LG to invest in robot technology

South Korea's LG Electronics will "aggressively" invest in robots, as it seeks to capitalise on advancing artificial intelligence.

1:50
Jun 27, 2016

Seoul adds warning signs for texting while walking

The South Korean city is testing traffic signs warning users of the dangers of using smartphones while walking.

4:20
Jun 20, 2016

South Korea trains keyboard warriors

Korea University's Cyber Defence curriculum offers free education in exchange for a seven-year commitment to the army's cyber warfare unit.

1:50
Jun 13, 2016

Massive North Korea cyber attack thwarted

The South Korean police's cyber investigation unit worked with companies and agencies affected to neutralise the malicious codes.

1:20
Jun 6, 2016

Bluetooth system helps pregnant passengers find train seats

South Korea's Pink Light campaign alerts people on trains when they should give up priority seating for a pregnant passenger.

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