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South Korea issues new rules to prevent telecoms from selling devices with uninstallable ‘bloatware’

South Korea issues new rules to prevent telecoms from selling devices with uninstallable ‘bloatware’In a move which will unfold a somewhat different experience for smartphone buyers in South Korea later this year, new regulations have been issued by the country's Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning, to prevent telecom firms from selling devices which have uninstallable 'bloatware', or unwanted apps.

SK Telecom to roll out 300 Mbps LTE-Advanced network later this year

SK Telecom to roll out 300 Mbps LTE-Advanced network later this yearIn a Monday announcement, South Korean wireless carrier SK Telecom has revealed that it has plans underway to roll out its blazing fast 300 Mbps LTE-Advanced network towards the later part of 2014.  The company has named the ultra-fast mobile internet service as the `3Band LTE-A.'

Tiny Gold Acupuncture Needles Found in South Korean Woman’s Knees

Tiny Gold Acupuncture Needles Found in South Korean Woman’s KneesIt was quite shocking for doctors when they found tiny gold acupuncture needles in 65-year-old woman’s knee. The South Korean woman complained of severe joint pain and when X-ray was carried out gold acupuncture needles showed in her knees.

LG’s ‘LifeBand Touch’ fitness wristband leaked ahead of CES event

LG’s ‘LifeBand Touch’ fitness wristband leaked ahead of CES eventAccording to the latest leak by famous Twitter sensation @evleaks, device maker LG is apparently set to venture into the wearable arena with a new fitness wristband dubbed the 'LG LifeBand Touch.'

Current account surplus plummet in November for South Korea

economyOn Monday, a central bank data showed, South Korea's current account surplus shrank to a seasonally adjusted $4.18 billion in November from a revised $7.92 billion surplus in October, when the amount hit a record high.

Samsung announces Galaxy Grand 2

Samsung announces Galaxy Grand 2The popular Samsung smartphone lineup includes a new addition --- the Galaxy Grand 2 handset, which marks an evolution of the company's Galaxy Grand series of bigger screen handsets.

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