Exporting US coal to Asia could drop emissions 21 percent
Under the right scenario, exporting U.S. coal to power plants in South Korea could lead to a 21 percent drop in greenhouse gas emissions compared to burning the fossil fuel at plants in the United States, according to a new ...
Samsung, Apple call truce in patent war outside US
Arch-rivals Samsung and Apple decided Wednesday to drop all patent disputes outside the United States, marking a partial ceasefire in a long-running legal war between the world's two largest smartphone makers.
Shipyard workers test out robot suits in South Korea
NASA catches the brief life of Tropical Storm Nakri
The low pressure area known as System 96W struggled to organize for a week and finally became Tropical Storm Nakri on August 2 as the Suomi NPP satellite passed overhead. Nakri had a short life, however, ...
Japanese androids take us closer to 'Blade Runner' future
A future in which it is difficult to tell man and machine apart could soon become reality, scientists say, after recent robotic breakthroughs in Japan.
Study charts path to low carbon in major emitting countries
A report for the United Nations released today shows how the major emitting countries can cut their carbon emissions by mid-century in order to prevent dangerous climate change. The report, produced cooperatively ...
Carbon clean-up needs energy revolution, leaders told
More than two dozen scientific institutes, in unprecedented advice to world leaders, on Tuesday urged major economies to unleash an energy revolution for slashing carbon emissions to safer levels by 2050.
N.Korea 'doubles cyber war personnel'
North Korea has doubled the number of its elite cyber warriors over the past two years and established overseas bases for hacking attacks, a report said Sunday.
Study finds national cultural norms, economic conditions helping create a 'demographic time bomb'
In the 1960s, scholar Paul R. Ehrlich warned that a looming global population explosion would usher in mass starvation and death by the end of the 20th century.
Taiwan's Foxconn invests in unit of S. Korea's SK Group
Taiwan technology giant Foxconn, the world's biggest components maker, said Monday it has invested around $365 million in a South Korean information technology service provider as it looks to diversify its business.
EU, South Korea join forces for faster mobile service
The European Union on Monday said it was teaming up with South Korea to develop a next-generation 5G wireless service quick enough to download full-length movies to a smartphone in seconds.
US general says SKorea databases hacked
The top U.S. military official in South Korea said a hacking incident might have compromised the personal information of thousands of South Koreans employed by the American command.
S. Korea's top mobile chat app, online portal to merge (Update)
South Korea's top messaging service provider, Kakao Corp., and its second largest Internet portal, Daum, announced a merger Monday to create one of the country's largest IT companies worth around $3 billion.
Enabling cutting edge future internet research
The problem with visionary research is that it often does not see the light of day. Facilities are often simply not available, or the experts needed to put scientific theories to the test cannot be found. ...