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Websites in 2 Koreas shut down on war anniversary

Major government and media websites in South and North Korea were shut down for hours Tuesday on the 63rd anniversary of the start of the Korean War. Seoul said its sites were hacked, while it was unclear ...

Jun 25, 2013
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SKorea clears Google after 2-year Android probe

(AP)—South Korea's fair trade commission said Thursday a two-year investigation found that Google making its search service the default in Android-powered smartphones did not limit competition in the online search market.

Jul 18, 2013
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South Korea beefs up cyber security

South Korea on Thursday said it would double its cyber-security budget and train 5,000 experts amid growing concern over its vulnerability to attacks it blames on North Korea.

Jul 04, 2013
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Green Climate Fund pledges reach $9.3 bn

Nations meeting in Berlin Thursday pledged $9.3 billion (7.4 bn euros) for a climate fund to help poor countries cut emissions and prepare for global warming, just shy of a $10bn target.

Nov 20, 2014
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Twitter appeal wanes in parts of Asia

Too open. Too crowded. Too difficult. That's why some Twitter users in South Korea and Japan say they are spending less time on the site or have quit for other services.

Nov 07, 2013
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S. Korea vows harsh penalties for data leaks

South Korean regulators Wednesday vowed harsh corporate penalties for data theft, as angry customers swamped credit card offices for a third day after 20 million people had their financial information stolen.

Jan 22, 2014
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'League of Legends' champs win in legendary venue

When it comes to sports, the Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles is usually home to award-winning basketball and hockey. However, the behemoth arena hosted a very different kind of competition this weekend: ...

Oct 05, 2013
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