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Smartphones : Will They Be The New Credit Card?

Smartphones : Will They Be The New Credit Card?

SEOUL, Sept. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — More than half of the smartphones to be sold around the globe will boast near field communication (NFC), a key technology in mobile payment, in 2016, a report showed Tuesday, casting a cloud over Samsung Electronics Co.’s latest mobile payment tool, Samsung Pay. The portion of NFC-equipped smartphones will reach [...]

Police Nab Korean-Chinese Hacker Suspected of Developing Mobile Spyware

Police Nab Korean-Chinese Hacker Suspected of Developing Mobile Spyware

SEOUL, Aug. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — A Korean-Chinese hacker has been arrested on suspicion of developing mobile spyware that can not only steal one’s financial data but also bug Android smartphones, police said Wednesday. Seoul Gwanak Police Station said the 27-year-old Seo was arrested on Aug. 5 in southern Seoul on charges of developing spyware [...]

IncrediBuild Launches Industry’s First Plug & Play Linux and Android Software Development Acceleration Suite

IncrediBuild Launches Industry’s First Plug & Play Linux and Android Software Development Acceleration Suite

TEL AVIV, ISRAEL, Aug. 17 (Korea Bizwire) – IncrediBuild, the leading solution provider of software development acceleration technology, today launched IncrediBuild for Linux and Android during LinuxCon North America. IncrediBuild for Linux and Android is a suite of out-of-the-box acceleration solutions enabling Linux and Android developers to accelerate their software development up to 30x faster. [...]

Samsung Delivers Advanced Android Enterprise Mobility Solution with the Launch of Good for Samsung KNOX

Samsung Delivers Advanced Android Enterprise Mobility Solution with the Launch of Good for Samsung KNOX

SEOUL, Korea and SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 3 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. and Good Technology™, the leader in secure mobility, today announced the immediate availability of Good for Samsung KNOX, merging Good’s market-leading app container and broad app ecosystem with the Samsung KNOX enterprise security platform for Android®. The launch of Good for [...]

Samsung Releases First Tizen Phone in India

Samsung Releases First Tizen Phone in India

SEOUL, Jan. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Wednesday it has launched its first Tizen-powered smartphone in India as it aggressively targets the low-end market and attempts a breakaway from the dominant Android operating system. The 4-inch Samsung Z1 is powered by the Tizen 2.3 platform and comes with a 1.2GHz dual-core processor. [...]

Millions of Android Gaming Consoles on the Horizon: Jon Peddie Research

Millions of Android Gaming Consoles on the Horizon: Jon Peddie Research

TIBURON, Calif. July 21, 2014 (Korea Bizwire)–Jon Peddie Research (JPR), the industry’s research and consulting firm  for graphics and multimedia, announced its newest gaming market study,  The Console Hardware Market, and is  projecting that Android will drive video gaming on HDTVs for millions of  customers by 2017.  Ted Pollak, Senior Gaming Analyst at JRR notes [...]

LG G Watch Android Wear Device Now Available Worldwide

LG G Watch Android Wear Device Now Available Worldwide

SEOUL, Jul. 8 (Korea Bizwire) ― LG Electronics (LG) today announced that the LG G Watch ― one of the first to market wearable running Android Wear™ ― is now available for purchase from the Google Play Store (http://play.google.com) as well as key retailers around the world. LG G Watch is the first Android Wear™ [...]