South Korea

Samsung unveils Galaxy Note and Galaxy Tab 7.7 tablets

Samsung unveils Galaxy Note and Galaxy Tab 7.7 tablets South Korean electronics giant Samsung has come up with two new tablets, viz. the 5.3-inch Galaxy Note and the 7.7-inch Galaxy Tab.

Introduced at the 2011 IFA conference in Berlin, the midsized Galaxy Note runs on Android 2.3 OS, and features a 5.3-inch display, 16GB of storage, 1.4GHz dual-core processor, an 8-megapixel rear-facing camera and a 2- megapixel front-facing camera.

Korean Scientists Create Glow Dog to Help Find Cure for Alzheimer and Parkinson

Korean Scientists Create Glow Dog to Help Find Cure for Alzheimer and ParkinsonA genetically modified female beagle has been created by the South Korean scientists to help in finding cures for human diseases such as Alzheimer and Parkinson.

S. Korea Stricken by an Unidentified Virus

Unidentified VirusAn unidentified virus has severely stricken South Korea, which has till date sickened 8 people, including a nine months pregnant woman who unfortunately died on Tuesday.

More of South Korean Children Suffering from Autism

More of South Korean Children Suffering from AutismRecently a population-wide study was conducted surveying children in South Korea. It was found that in comparison to the Unites States, Korean children exhibited much higher rates of autism. Also, it has been stated by the research that all over the world, the number of people suffering from autism is much higher than previously assumed.

Korean researcher finds way to convert sound into electricity

Korean researcher finds way to convert sound into electricityA South Korean university professor has found a way to convert sound into electricity, a development that could future mobile phone users to charge their devices simply by talking into them.

Professor Sang-Woo Kim, of Seoul-based Sungkyunkwan University, said that that as speakers can transform electric signals into sound, the reverse of the process can turn sound into electrical power.

Google Faces Petition by NHN

NHN, the country’s leading search engine, has alleged that Google under its marketing partnership has pressurized local phone manufacturers to exclude web search applications made by its competitors. 
 

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