US vows to fight new effort for UN control of Internet
US officials are pledging to fight a fresh effort to give a UN agency authority to regulate the Internet, two years after a huge diplomatic battle over the issue.
Employees open about religion in the workplace more satisfied
New research from Simon Fraser University's Beedie School of Business indicates that organizations could benefit by encouraging employees to talk about their religion in the workplace.
S. Korea rumor crackdown jolts social media users
South Korea's president is cracking down on rumors in cyberspace in a campaign that threatens the popularity of Kakao Talk, the leading social media service in a country with ambitions to become a global ...
South Korea's cyber-war ambitions could backfire badly
South Korea has made a suprisingly public announcement that it plans to develop cyber-weapons for potential use against North Korea. The decision to make its plans known is baffling and the potential conse ...
Japan sees 25 billion cyberattacks in 2014
More than 25 billion cyberattacks on the Japanese government and other bodies were logged in 2014, an agency said Tuesday, with 40 percent of them traced to China.
It's no game: Xbox-sensor guards Korean border
Microsoft's movement-recognition Kinect software has morphed from virtual shooter gaming to the real-life challenge of guarding the world's last Cold War border.
LG to launch curved smartphone in Europe
South Korea's LG Electronics said on Tuesday it would start selling its first curved-screen smartphone—seen as a first step to fully flexible products—in Europe next month.
UK team unlocking secrets of North Korea volcano
More than a thousand years ago, a huge volcano straddling the border between North Korea and China was the site of one of the biggest eruptions in human history, blanketing eastern Asia in its ash. But unlike ...
Where do the happiest children live?
Children in European countries tend to report higher levels of satisfaction with their friendships while children in African countries tend to be happier with their school lives. Children in northern European countries are ...
US and UK play war games as banks try to get their act together on hacking
The financial institutions of the City of London and Wall Street are to take part in a series of "war game" exercises aimed at testing their resilience to cyber attack. The announcement comes as prime minister ...
Is Australia's claim to Antarctica at risk?
While Australia's commitment to a 20-year plan for Antarctica has been welcomed by some it has also raised concerns over the nation's ability to fulfil a credible research role in the south polar region.
S. Korea grabs Google's first Asian 'campus'
Google formally opened its first Asian start-up "campus" in Seoul on Friday—a marquee-name nod to South Korea's aspirations as a regional hub for a new generation of tech entrepreneurs.
China smartphone maker Xiaomi wants a bite of Apple
When the charismatic founder of upstart Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi took the stage at an Internet conference, he was open about his ambition: world domination.
Samsung launches Tizen-powered TVs in home market
South Korean electronics giant Samsung Electronics Co. has started domestic sales of high-end televisions powered by its Tizen operating system and plans to add washing machines, fridges and other appliances ...