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About 94 pct of Korean Adults Have Experienced YouTube: Survey

About 94 pct of Korean Adults Have Experienced YouTube: Survey

SEOUL, Aug. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — About 94 percent of Korean adults have used YouTube directly or indirectly via other routes, a survey showed Thursday. A media research center of the Korea Press Foundation canvassed online 1,218 adults across the country from Aug. 20-24, and 77.8 percent, or 948, of the respondents answered they are [...]

Smartphone Dependence Growing Among Young Children

Smartphone Dependence Growing Among Young Children

SEOUL, Jul. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — With reliance on smartphones increasing among toddlers and young children, educational classes on fighting Internet addiction will now be offered to preschoolers. According to government officials, the Ministry of Science and ICT will be holding classes regarding Internet addiction prevention targeting pre-school children for the first time starting August [...]

Shoppers Turn to the Internet for Food Products

Shoppers Turn to the Internet for Food Products

SEOUL, Jul. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — An increasing number of South Korean consumers are rushing to online stores to buy fresh food products that have traditionally been purchased at large supermarkets or hypermarkets. According to mobile e-commerce company Ticket Monster, the company’s online “supermarket” that sells daily necessities via the Internet revealed today that fresh [...]

IFAD and Ant Financial Sign Declaration of Intent, Exploring Ways to Develop Rural Economies

IFAD and Ant Financial Sign Declaration of Intent, Exploring Ways to Develop Rural Economies

ROME and HANGZHOU, China, Apr. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and Ant Financial Services Group today signed a Joint Declaration of Intent to explore ways to contribute to economic development in rural areas and the reduction of rural poverty in China and other developing countries.  IFAD, a specialized agency [...]

Internet Flooded with Suicide Information

Internet Flooded with Suicide Information

SEOUL, Aug. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — A disturbing number of posts encouraging suicide by introducing possible methods and suicide-pact recruiting have been identified in internet communities and on SNS. According to the Ministry of Health and Welfare on August 24, the Korea Suicide Prevention Center and Nuricops, the cybercrime monitoring organization affiliated with the National [...]

Mushroom Networks and APAC IT Services Leader XPossible Partner to Provide High-Performance Internet Access

Mushroom Networks and APAC IT Services Leader XPossible Partner to Provide High-Performance Internet Access

SAN DIEGO, Mar. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — Mushroom Networks, an innovator in Broadband-Bonding™ and Software-Defined Wide Area Networking (SD-WAN) platforms, today announced that leading IT services firm XPossible Technologies, Inc., has selected Mushroom Networks as a critical technology partner. XPossible provides easily integrated solutions to hotels and enterprises to provide easy, high-performance Internet access. Serving [...]