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Spam Images Rear Their Ugly Heads as Spam Texts Are Blocked

Spam Images Rear Their Ugly Heads as Spam Texts Are Blocked

SEOUL, May 23 (Korea Bizwire) – A man surnamed Lee mentioned how frustrated he was upon receiving text messages containing either video clips or pictures. If he does not recognize the number from which the message originates, it is very likely that the message contains “spam images.” As the telecommunications service providers started to tighten [...]

PIN Becomes Essential for App Market Access

PIN Becomes Essential for App Market Access

SEOUL, Korea, May 1, 2014 (Korea Bizwire) – To prevent unintentional mobile application payments, various institutional strategies will be provided such as obligated password input and exposure of payment information notice while using the app markets. The Korea Communications Commission announced the regulatory plans on April 29 to reinforce safety measures of the mobile app [...]

Samsung to Roll out Galaxy S5 Earlier Than Schedule

Samsung to Roll out Galaxy S5 Earlier Than Schedule

SEOUL, Korea, Mar 27 (Korea Bizwire) – Amid the suspension of business of three major mobile communications carriers in Korea due to breaches in telecom regulation, Samsung Electronics is expected to begin rolling out its strategic smartphone “Galaxy S5” from March 27 in Korea, about a half month earlier than overseas markets. According to a [...]