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  1. AlphaAtlas

    South Korea to Restrict OLED Equipment Exports as Chinese Manufacturing Ramps Up

    Citing a report from BusinessKorea, LED Inside claims that the South Korean government plans to designate OLED manufacturing equipment as a "core technology" and restrict exports to other countries. In light of previous technology leaks, Korean display giants like Samsung and LG are apparently...
  2. cageymaru

    Tencent Will Use a Police Database to Verify the Identity of Mobile Gamers

    Tencent is determined to get back into the good graces of Chinese censors after the Chinese government stopped approving new video game licenses to fight myopia. First they added facial recognition to the popular mobile game "Honor of Kings" as an age check. Now they are beginning to verify...
  3. cageymaru

    Korea to Invest in Next-Generation Chips to Ditch China; Samsung SDI Turnaround

    Samsung SDI, the infamous battery maker of the Galaxy Note 7 battery explosion debacle has climbed back from six quarters of losses to nearly $5 million in profits in the second quarter of last year. During the second quarter of 2018, they have exploded to a $137.7 million profit. That's a 27x...
  4. R

    South Korean University Developing the Robots That Will Kill Us ALL!

    The Guardian is reporting that artificial intelligence researchers from nearly 30 countries are boycotting the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology. KAIST has been in partnership with defence manufacturer Hanwha Systems to develop autonomous weapons. The boycott stems from a report...
  5. R

    Countries Are Wanting Their Cut of Cryptocurrency Profits

    In reports today, India and South Korea are announcing they want their cut from cryptocurrency investors. BlockTribune and others are reporting that India has sent tax notices to cryptocurrency investors following a nationwide survey. The notice asks crypto investors to provide details of their...
  6. FrgMstr

    $100 Billion in Crytocurrency Vanishes

    South Korea is causing some big ugly waves in the world of cryptocurrency that is impacting Bitcoin, Etherrum, and XRP. Coinmarketcap.com yesterday removed price quote data from more than a few cryptos that caused a big negative movement. The story is over at WSJ (possible paywall). In...
  7. DooKey

    South Korea Latest Country to Enact Cryptocurrency Regulations

    South Korea has decided to jump on the cryptocurrency regulation bandwagon and will no longer allow anonymous cryptocurrency accounts. Also, they will have regulators continually monitoring the exchanges from this point on. Further, new legislation may be put into place that would shut down...
  8. M

    Samsung Heir Sentenced to 5 Years Prison by South Korea Court

    The billionaire heir to Samsung, Lee Jae-yong has been sentenced to 5 years in prison for offering bribes to the South Korea's former president and close associates. Those bribes were helping him maintain control of the electronics giant Samsung. His sentencing was halved as prosecutors were...
  9. cageymaru

    How to Use StarCraft to Campaign for President in South Korea

    Presidential candidate Moon Jae-in of South Korea has released two Star Craft: Brood War maps with his name spelled out in the mineral deposits as a way to appeal to the younger generation. He campaign is legitimate as he was interviewed by Time Magazine. Will we see Japanese candidates in...
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