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Interview with Blockchain Research Institute Founder Alex Tapscott
Interview with Blockchain Research Institute Founder Alex Tapscott

  From startups to global corporate giants, many are joining in the race to use bl [ ... ]

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School bag transforms into bulletproof vest; protects against US school shootings
School bag transforms into bulletproof vest; protects against US school shootings

  An Israeli company has designed a school bag that transforms into a bulletproof  [ ... ]

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Apple announces new MacBook Air, iPad Pros, raises prices
Apple announces new MacBook Air, iPad Pros, raises prices

  Apple has given a much-needed update to its most popular laptop, the MacBook A [ ... ]

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New orchid species with long-lasting flowers
New orchid species with long-lasting flowers

  Shifting gears now. Orchids are one of the most popular types of flower in Ko [ ... ]

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Facebook security breach exposes personal information of nearly 50 million users
Facebook security breach exposes personal information of nearly 50 million users

  Now... to another black eye and PR disaster for Facebook. The social media  [ ... ]

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Original computer Apple-1 designed by Steve Jobs auctioned for USD375k
Original computer Apple-1 designed by Steve Jobs auctioned for USD375k

  An original "Apple-1" computer designed by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak in the 197 [ ... ]

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Soft robot transformers
Soft robot transformers

  When we think of robots, bulky and rigid contraptions come to mind...but there [ ... ]

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Apple unveils trio of new iPhones, new Apple Watch
Apple unveils trio of new iPhones, new Apple Watch

  Exciting times for tech fans.... as Apple has launched a trio of new iPhones [ ... ]

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Google to power up homes with smart speakers
Google to power up homes with smart speakers

  Google is officially launching Korean services for its AI powered smart speake [ ... ]

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Samsung introduces ground-breaking QLED 8K TV at IFA 2018
Samsung introduces ground-breaking QLED 8K TV at IFA 2018

  Samsung Electronics has committed to developing ground-breaking products and s [ ... ]

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2018 Seoul Imagination Forum: technology expanding human creativity
2018 Seoul Imagination Forum: technology expanding human creativity

  A big technology forum is taking place in Seoul, which invites visitors to ima [ ... ]

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Samsung Electronics unveils Galaxy Note 9 at lavish New York City event
Samsung Electronics unveils Galaxy Note 9 at lavish New York City event

  After months of waiting and wondering,... Samsung's tech fans finally got  [ ... ]

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Samsung Electronics to unveil Galaxy Note 9 in New York on Thursday
Samsung Electronics to unveil Galaxy Note 9 in New York on Thursday

  Exciting times for tech fans,... especially for those of you that like Samsung [ ... ]

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Emotional Robot using 3D blueprint developed by Korean researchers
Emotional Robot using 3D blueprint developed by Korean researchers

  From faceless industrial robots on assembly lines to humanoid machines tha [ ... ]

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Step closer to space tourism as Blue Origin rocket launches
Step closer to space tourism as Blue Origin rocket launches

  Blue Origin has taken a step closer to space tourism as it successfully laun [ ... ]

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SpaceX capsule carrying an AI robot arrives at the ISS
SpaceX capsule carrying an AI robot arrives at the ISS

  The International Space Station has received its first robot with artificial i [ ... ]

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Japanese rocket crashes and explodes straight after lift-off
Japanese rocket crashes and explodes straight after lift-off

  Dramatic footage shows a rocket created by a start-up company exploding second [ ... ]

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No-breakfast lifestyle leads to higher obesity rate?
No-breakfast lifestyle leads to higher obesity rate?

  Skipping the first meal of the day could lead to weight gain... that's according [ ... ]

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Life on Mars not strong enough to invade us
Life on Mars not strong enough to invade us

  NASA's Mars Curiosity rover has made some startling discoveries. The Red Pl [ ... ]

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Apple introduce features to help you cut down on screen-time
Apple introduce features to help you cut down on screen-time

  Apple are offering more ways for people to limit the time they spend on iPhone [ ... ]

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Bangladesh's first satellite launched by SpaceX
Bangladesh's first satellite launched by SpaceX

  Bangabandhu-1 - the first Bangladeshi geostationary communications satelli [ ... ]

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AI-powered system serves as research assistant for lawyers
AI-powered system serves as research assistant for lawyers

  Artificial intelligence has the ability to analyze massive amounts of data i [ ... ]

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Virgin Galactic steps closer to taking tourists into space
Virgin Galactic steps closer to taking tourists into space

  Virgin Galactic has taken a huge step towards its goal of taking tourists into [ ... ]

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Facebook data scandal 'hit 87 million users' not 50 million
Facebook data scandal 'hit 87 million users' not 50 million

  Facebook's data leak scandal is turning out to be much larger than initial [ ... ]

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Entrepreneurs and investors discuss the state of blockchain and cryptocurrency
Entrepreneurs and investors discuss the state of blockchain and cryptocurrency

  The first annual Deconomy Forum on blockchain is taking place in Seoul this we [ ... ]

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S. Korea's first F Stealth Fighter unveiled amid N. Korea's peace offensive
S. Korea's first F Stealth Fighter unveiled amid N. Korea's peace offensive

  South Korea's first F-35A stealth fighter jet has made its official debut at a [ ... ]

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Watch your head! Chinese space station falling back to Earth this weekend
Watch your head! Chinese space station falling back to Earth this weekend

  28 Mar 2018 - A defunct Chinese space station is falling back to Earth.   [ ... ]

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People are quitting Facebook!
People are quitting Facebook!

  People are deleting their Facebook accounts following investigations that UK [ ... ]

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Uber suspends autonomous-car testing after fatal Arizona crash
Uber suspends autonomous-car testing after fatal Arizona crash

  Uber says it's suspending its self-driving car tests in the U.S. after a fatal [ ... ]

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5G tech, IoT, AI take center stage at Mobile World Congress 2018
5G tech, IoT, AI take center stage at Mobile World Congress 2018

  This year's Mobile World Congress, one of the biggest mobile exhibitions in th [ ... ]

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Samsung Electronics unveils Galaxy S9 at Mobile World Congress
Samsung Electronics unveils Galaxy S9 at Mobile World Congress

  Samsung Electronics unveiled the its latest smartphone offering -- the Galaxy  [ ... ]

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Virtual reality programs help alleviate disability, assist therapy
Virtual reality programs help alleviate disability, assist therapy

  Virtual reality has been all the rage during the last couple of years... but i [ ... ]

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Stunning footage shows SpaceX Falcon 9 lift off
Stunning footage shows SpaceX Falcon 9 lift off

  SpaceX have had another successful rocket launch, this time sending a commun [ ... ]

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Amazon's alternative rainforest workspace
Amazon's alternative rainforest workspace

  The 'Spheres' in Seattle are an Amazonesque rainforest-like conservatory,  [ ... ]

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New superbug detecting method developed by Korean researchers
New superbug detecting method developed by Korean researchers

  The overuse of antibiotics has resulted in the worldwide problem of bacter [ ... ]

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Chinese scientists successfully clone monkeys for first time
Chinese scientists successfully clone monkeys for first time

  In a major technological feat,... Chinese scientists have successfully cloned  [ ... ]

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Amazon's first checkout-free grocery store to open Monday
Amazon's first checkout-free grocery store to open Monday

  After a year of testing with its own employees, Amazon will open its first [ ... ]

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Drone sea rescue: Teenagers saved 'in world first'
Drone sea rescue: Teenagers saved 'in world first'

  Two teenage boys caught in powerful surf conditions were rescued by a bran [ ... ]

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2018 Consumer Electronics Show kicks off in Las Vegas on Tuesday
2018 Consumer Electronics Show kicks off in Las Vegas on Tuesday

  Thousands of tech enthusiasts will be in Las Vegas for the annual Consumer Elect [ ... ]

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Entrepreneurship over University
Entrepreneurship over University

  Does it really take a college degree to be a successful entrepreneur? Apparent [ ... ]

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Apple apologizes over slowdown of older iPhones, offers battery replacement discount
Apple apologizes over slowdown of older iPhones, offers battery replacement discount

  With lawsuits piling up around the world,... Apple apologized to consumers f [ ... ]

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Apple faces backlash over slowing down older iPhones
Apple faces backlash over slowing down older iPhones

  If you're an iPhone user and you've wondered why your phone has gotten slowe [ ... ]

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Elon Musk accidentally tweets his private phone number
Elon Musk accidentally tweets his private phone number

  It appears even the most tech-savvy among us make mistakes. Tesla and Spac [ ... ]

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Trump robot to rule them all?
Trump robot to rule them all?

  The Hall of Presidents at Disney World Florida has just received a new occupan [ ... ]

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New vending machine selling meat for busy customers
New vending machine selling meat for busy customers

  With the rising number of single-person households here in Korea... as well  [ ... ]

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Doctors Without Borders uses VR to help refugee's plight
Doctors Without Borders uses VR to help refugee's plight

  Doctors Without Borders believe virtual reality can help people empathise wi [ ... ]

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Spread of robots to banks and bookstores
Spread of robots to banks and bookstores

  The robot industry is often described as the core of the so-called Fourth Industrial [ ... ]

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Latest technologies for 2018 PyeongChang Olympics
Latest technologies for 2018 PyeongChang Olympics

  PyeongChang Olympics' organizing committee seeks to highlight Korea's latest tec [ ... ]

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Revolution of Smart Home Appliances
Revolution of Smart Home Appliances

  Once considered a technology of the future, artificial intelligence is now applied [ ... ]

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New iPhone X details leaked?
New iPhone X details leaked?

  With only a couple of days until Apple unveils its new iPhone… an online leak  [ ... ]

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Printing Fashion in 3D
Printing Fashion in 3D

  An exciting future is on the horizon and it's about one fast-changing technolo [ ... ]

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Incredible robotic arm turns Russian into action man
Incredible robotic arm turns Russian into action man

  A man born without a hand has finally been given a robotic hand with which to purs [ ... ]

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Companies worldwide hit by Petya virus; another ransomware
Companies worldwide hit by Petya virus; another ransomware

  Companies across the globe are reporting that they have been struck by a major r [ ... ]

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Galaxy S8 Plus has best performing battery: U.S. Consumer Reports
Galaxy S8 Plus has best performing battery: U.S. Consumer Reports

  A new report rates Samsung's Galaxy S8 Plus as having the best-performing battery  [ ... ]

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Glowing Fish: Small creatures play big roles in animal experimentation
Glowing Fish: Small creatures play big roles in animal experimentation

  And now we'll take a look at a couple of fascinating creatures that Korean scienti [ ... ]

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Edible flowers are organic and rich in nutrients
Edible flowers are organic and rich in nutrients

  Some flowers are not only good to look at,... but are also rich in nutrients inc [ ... ]

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Farms getting very smart
Farms getting very smart

  Smart Farm technology grants control of the growth environment from anywhere using [ ... ]

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3D-printed electric skateboard
3D-printed electric skateboard

  A Berlin-based startup is breaking out onto the skateboarding scene in a bid to ma [ ... ]

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Massive ransomware attack hits 99 countries
Massive ransomware attack hits 99 countries

  Tens of thousands of ransomware attacks are targeting organizations around the wor [ ... ]

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Korean developers combine robotics and virtual reality to advance VR entertainment
Korean developers combine robotics and virtual reality to advance VR entertainment

  Korean developers are combining robotics and virtual reality. Among their creatio [ ... ]

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Scientists a step closer to creating artificial life
Scientists a step closer to creating artificial life

  The creation of artificial life. A staple of horror and science fiction movies... [ ... ]

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Groundbreaking artificial womb could save premature babies
Groundbreaking artificial womb could save premature babies

  Succesful animal testing suggests an incubation system that mimics the womb could  [ ... ]

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Caterpillars that enjoy eating plastic bags
Caterpillars that enjoy eating plastic bags

  Plastic-eating caterpillars could provide the answer to reducing plastic waste in  [ ... ]

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China launches first unmanned cargo spacecraft
China launches first unmanned cargo spacecraft

  China launches its first unmanned cargo spacecraft on a mission to the new Tiangon [ ... ]

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Flying cars could be here sooner than you think
Flying cars could be here sooner than you think

  Slovakian start-up company AutoMobil have showcased their innovative flying car wh [ ... ]

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New Coffee from Sunchang beans
New Coffee from Sunchang beans

  When coffee harvesting comes into mind, most of us imagine coffee beans being grow [ ... ]

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Robots evolve from helpers to friends
Robots evolve from helpers to friends

  Even at this point of the 4th industrial revolution, robots are already impactin [ ... ]

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Samsung back with new Galaxy S8
Samsung back with new Galaxy S8

  Samsung unveiled its new flagship smartphone to the media in Seoul. The Korean te [ ... ]

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Transparent solar cells - so efficient la
Transparent solar cells - so efficient la

  Better ways to harness the power of the sun.   That's among the hottest gre [ ... ]

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Paralysed man moves arm with thought-controlled technology
Paralysed man moves arm with thought-controlled technology

  Bill Kochevar, who was paralysed after a cycling accident, can now move his right  [ ... ]

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Korea to unveil VR shopping malls
Korea to unveil VR shopping malls

  The nation's first VR shopping malls will be unveiled at the Korea Sales Festa set [ ... ]

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Super bacteria-targeting microbes found in Korea's Nakdong River
Super bacteria-targeting microbes found in Korea's Nakdong River

  Microbes that target antibiotic-resistant superbugs have been discovered in Kore [ ... ]

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SpaceX launches satellite on Falcon 9 rocket
SpaceX launches satellite on Falcon 9 rocket

  SpaceX has successfully launched a communications satellite after stong winds dela [ ... ]

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Canadian Pink Water
Canadian Pink Water

  Residents in the small town of Onoway were surprised when they turned on the taps  [ ... ]

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Self-service kiosks taking away jobs?
Self-service kiosks taking away jobs?

  Korea continues to take giant leaps in unmanned industries,… there are growing c [ ... ]

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Robot Zoo houses larger-than-life-size robot animals
Robot Zoo houses larger-than-life-size robot animals

  Made from machine parts and gadgets, the exhibition offers visitors an insight int [ ... ]

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Researchers develop eggs effective in diet and mood control
Researchers develop eggs effective in diet and mood control

  Researchers in Korea have found NATURAL ways to create customized eggs that ar [ ... ]

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Scientists create lab-grown burgers
Scientists create lab-grown burgers

  Scientists behind the world's first lab-grown burger want to bring artificial meat [ ... ]

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Korean scientists modify food poisoning bacteria to fight cancer
Korean scientists modify food poisoning bacteria to fight cancer

  Salmonella is known as a harmful bacteria that causes most cases of food poisoni [ ... ]

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Face transplant for man who tried to take his own life
Face transplant for man who tried to take his own life

  A man who was disfigured after he tried to take his own life, gets a new face. & [ ... ]

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Evidence of dementia linked to football
Evidence of dementia linked to football

  A potential cause of dementia thought to arise from blows to the head has, for the [ ... ]

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India breaks record for satellites launched
India breaks record for satellites launched

  India made history when it broke the record for the most satellites launched from a  [ ... ]

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New materials discovered from alteration of atomic structures
New materials discovered from alteration of atomic structures

  Two local research teams brought to the spotlight new materials by altering their  [ ... ]

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Korea develops foldable shipping containers
Korea develops foldable shipping containers

  Repositioning empty containers is a huge headache for the shipping industry, as it [ ... ]

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Michelangelo exhibition uses technology to draw viewers closer to art
Michelangelo exhibition uses technology to draw viewers closer to art

  A museum in Seoul is showcasing two of the most famous works by Michelangelo in  [ ... ]

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Artificial Intelligence helping consumers make smarter choices
Artificial Intelligence helping consumers make smarter choices

  With the evolution of artificial intelligence and robotics, you may wonder how our [ ... ]

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Internet penetration reaches 50% of world’s population
Internet penetration reaches 50% of world’s population

  A new report has found that half of the world's population -- some three-point-sev [ ... ]

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Bristol University tech allows you to feel invisible objects
Bristol University tech allows you to feel invisible objects

  Bristol University have created a new device called 'ultrahaptics' which uses ultras [ ... ]

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Smart Shopping makes you look smarter
Smart Shopping makes you look smarter

  What would you think of doing your grocery shopping without carrying any of th [ ... ]

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Samsung Electronics says battery defect was cause of Galaxy Note 7 fires
Samsung Electronics says battery defect was cause of Galaxy Note 7 fires

  After months of intense investigation,... Samsung Electronics finally reveals th [ ... ]

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Korean startups that made their marks with innovative products at CES 2017
Korean startups that made their marks with innovative products at CES 2017

  Numerous gadgets created by Korean startups won this year's prestigious innovation [ ... ]

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Soft robotics opens up new possibilities for fourth industrial revolution
Soft robotics opens up new possibilities for fourth industrial revolution

  Artificial intelligence and self-driving cars are some of the technological ad [ ... ]

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Revolutionary wind-sensing satellite to leave the UK
Revolutionary wind-sensing satellite to leave the UK

  The Aeolus Satellite, which will be the first to measure wind speeds across  [ ... ]

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Bee hive extracts can cure Gout
Bee hive extracts can cure Gout

  Most Gout treatments available these days are effective only in alleviating sympto [ ... ]

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Researchers find new way to enhance delivery of anticancer drugs
Researchers find new way to enhance delivery of anticancer drugs

  Korean researchers have found a way to enhance the delivery of anticancer drugs. [ ... ]

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Memory chips that dissolve in water prevent data leaks
Memory chips that dissolve in water prevent data leaks

  In the rapidly evolving Internet-of-Things era, data breaches are a serious conc [ ... ]

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MOT, PSA to test self-driving trucks soon
MOT, PSA to test self-driving trucks soon

Singapore, January 2017 - The Ministry of Transport (MOT) and PSA Corporation have signed agreements [ ... ]

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Hongcheon Energy Town produces sustainable livelihood for area residents
Hongcheon Energy Town produces sustainable livelihood for area residents

  A small town in Korea's northern province of Gangwon-do is going GREEN. Resident [ ... ]

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VR parks, showrooms pop up as regulations lifted
VR parks, showrooms pop up as regulations lifted

  Virtual reality is a sector that could forever change the way we interact with the [ ... ]

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New method of detecting cancer through blood test
New method of detecting cancer through blood test

  A team of Korean researchers have developed a way to detect cancer that could sa [ ... ]

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​NTU & German scientists turn memory chips into processors to speed up computing tasks
​NTU & German scientists turn memory chips into processors to speed up computing tasks

A team of international scientists have found a way to make memory chips perform computing tasks, wh [ ... ]

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Demand for electric car sharing service rises rapidly
Demand for electric car sharing service rises rapidly

  In recent years, car sharing has become a rising trend amongst young peopl [ ... ]

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Alzheimer's UK reacts to new dementia study
Alzheimer's UK reacts to new dementia study

  As a Canadian study links busy traffic and dementia, Alzheimer's UK says it  [ ... ]

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Bioplastics manufacturing using seaweeds
Bioplastics manufacturing using seaweeds

  A Korean research team has developed the technology to manufacture eco-friendl [ ... ]

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Korean tech-giants introduce new smart home gadgets at the CES 2017
Korean tech-giants introduce new smart home gadgets at the CES 2017

  This year's Consumer Electronics Show is the craziest yet, as the falling cost [ ... ]

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Voice-activated cars with 'emotional engines' at CES
Voice-activated cars with 'emotional engines' at CES

  Emotional, self-driving, voice-controlled cars steal the show at this year's Consume [ ... ]

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Samsung, LG unveil new Super Ultra HD TVs at CES 2017
Samsung, LG unveil new Super Ultra HD TVs at CES 2017

  The world's most innovative minds, companies and their products have gathered in [ ... ]

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Faraday Future self-parking car fails live demo at CES
Faraday Future self-parking car fails live demo at CES

  The Faraday Future FF91 fails to park itself during an onstage demonstration a [ ... ]

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AI home speaker 'Nugu' gaining attention
AI home speaker 'Nugu' gaining attention

  Applications that use some sort of AI are a dime a dozen. Artificial intel [ ... ]

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Online Shopping Boom in Korea crosses US$5.6 bil mark
Online Shopping Boom in Korea crosses US$5.6 bil mark

  Online shopping in Korea has passed a new milestone.   According to Sta [ ... ]

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Highly pathogenic strain of bird flu found in 2 dead cats
Highly pathogenic strain of bird flu found in 2 dead cats

  A highly pathogenic strain of bird flu has been discovered in two dead cats, mar [ ... ]

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Sweden launch taxi-pod to combat pollution
Sweden launch taxi-pod to combat pollution

  A company in Gothenburg have launched miniature, battery-powered taxis to help com [ ... ]

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100 vital tech to be supported by 2025
100 vital tech to be supported by 2025

  Korea has unveiled a comprehensive plan to support at least one-hundred vi [ ... ]

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Eco-friendly Christmas trees light up Seoul
Eco-friendly Christmas trees light up Seoul

  It's the holiday season,... and although the mood is not so festive in Korea this  [ ... ]

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Bionic eye patient on ending 30 years of darkness
Bionic eye patient on ending 30 years of darkness

  Keith Hayman, one of the first patients to be fitted with a "bionic eye" implant,  [ ... ]

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K Gov't to invest millions in developing IoT tech
K Gov't to invest millions in developing IoT tech

  And, more government efforts to boost the economy...   Korea is rolling up [ ... ]

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Targeted treatment for cancer cells using light, nanocapsules
Targeted treatment for cancer cells using light, nanocapsules

  Targeted light therapy has been garnering attention as a cancer treatment that r [ ... ]

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AI to be incorporated into drones; will cost about US$25k each
AI to be incorporated into drones; will cost about US$25k each

  Despite limitless potential for industrial drones today... it's not a simple task  [ ... ]

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Sharper ultrasound images through 3D printed lenses
Sharper ultrasound images through 3D printed lenses

  Singapore, December 2016 - Scientists from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NT [ ... ]

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Biofloc: zero waste aquaculture technology
Biofloc: zero waste aquaculture technology

  Countries around the world are investing in clean technology to raise fish in  [ ... ]

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