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Flat Panel Display Show 2010: The trend is transparent

November 11th, 2010  |  by  |  published in Comments & Features, CountryWatch, Gadget Review, TechWatch China, TechWatch Japan, TechWatch Korea

Flat Panel Display Show 2010: The trend is transparent

Three new trends will flare up in the flat panel industry in the next three years (in addition to the inevitable rise of 3D displays): transparent displays, flexible displays and color eBook-readers. This is the clear message of the Flat Panel Display Show, the leading trade fair for the global panel industry, that currently takes […]

North Korea: How digital technology helps to get news in and out of North Korea

November 2nd, 2010  |  by  |  published in Comments & Features, Networked Life, TechWatch Korea

North Korea: How digital technology helps to get news in and out of North Korea

This is a screenshot of a news video by KIM Dong-cheol, a North Korean underground journalist with the Japan-based journalists network AsiaPress, shows a young woman in a North Korean village looking desperately for food for their rabbits she sells to wealthy North Korean. She looks like a girl, but says, that she is already […]

North Korea Embarks on Internet Drive

October 20th, 2010  |  by  |  published in Comments & Features, In the Media, Networked Life, TechWatch Korea

North Korea Embarks on Internet Drive

In North Korea, an internet generation seems to have taken power. With the promotion of the only 27 years old Kim Jong Un to the unofficial position of official heir of the leader Kim Jong-il, the Korea Central News Agency (KCNA) has gone online. For the first time we can enjoy the prose of North […]