The news from the South Korean camp is that Cho Goo Sung had to turn off his phone. It was all salvage to a world of daily marriage proposals. He had to get some rest. His phone was on all night. It was keeping him awake. He was trying to focus on soccer, And all the while, the messages were coming in.” Within a few days, this “unimportant player” (his words) had spread strangely. Well, maybe not that Oddly enough, the player in question has the looks of a pop…Read More
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Researchers in South Korea transmit energy wirelessly using infrared light
A team of researchers from Sejong University in South Korea has successfully used infrared light to transmit energy wirelessly over a distance of 30 metres. While testing the wireless laser charging system, the researchers safely sent out 400 megawatts of light and used it to power the LED light. “We can use this technology to supply wireless power to IoT sensors in smart homes or digital signage (screens) in large shopping malls and other locations,” Jinyong Ha, who led the study, told Indianexpress.com via email. Ha also envisions industrial applications…Read More
Eric Schmidt urges US to rely on TSMC and Samsung for chip security
As a matter of national security, former Google chief Eric Schmidt wrote in an opinion piece published on Monday that the United States should do more to attract overseas chip makers to build factories on its soil.Noting China’s accelerating investment in chip-making technology and capacity, Schmidt urged the United States to reduce its dependence on Taiwan and South Korea for more advanced semiconductors that power everything from smartphones to ballistic missiles and build its own capabilities. Instead, the company should motivate the national champions, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd. and…Read More
Splash it or skip it?
Seohyun, the former member of K-pop sensations Girls’ Generation and the first to go solo, has recently focused on acting. at love and leashes (Netflix), she co-starred with Lee Jun-young, who also transitioned into acting after debuting with boy group U-KISS and transitioning to the Korean reality competition series. Unit. When co-workers Ji-woo and Ji-hoo agree to explore their dominant and submissive impulses, will the romance end? essence: “No relationship is completely equal,” Jung Ji-woo (Seohyun) said at the beginning. love and leashes. “When two people meet, power always passes…Read More
Splash it or skip it?
We’ve seen enough romantic K-dramas at this point to see the genre’s metaphors coming. So it’s refreshing when we come across a series with so many of those metaphors, but it’s more concerned with character and story than with encounters and artificial conflict. twenty five and twenty one It is one of those series. read more. Opening shot: People walk in to audition for a ballet performance. It is today. You can tell because people put sanitizer on their hands and wear masks. essence: Kim Min-chae (Choi Myung-bin) is brought…Read More
Apple introduces plans to allow alternative payment systems in South Korea – regulator
South Korea’s telecom regulator said Tuesday that Apple has submitted plans to allow third-party payment systems in its app store, to comply with a law banning major app store operators from forcing software developers to use their own payment systems. The Korea Communications Commission (KCC) asked Apple Inc and Alphabet’s Google to submit compliance plans after the law was passed in August last year. The law went into effect in September. Google announced its plans to allow alternative payment systems in South Korea in November to comply with the revised…Read More
2022 is full of first steps towards the moon
Robotic missions to Mars and advances in space tourism have dominated space activities for 2021. But this year, the moon is likely to emerge, as companies and governments launch several spacecraft bound for the moon. Most of these missions revolve around Artemis, NASA’s multibillion-dollar effort to return astronauts to the Moon later this decade and perform routine science missions on its surface in preparation for farther journeys to Mars (a more ambitious endeavor that likely won’t happen in this decade). But before astronauts can launch the moon, a series of…Read More
‘Parasite’ star on ‘Dr Brain’ and why America loves K-dramas
Lee Sun-kyun, who appeared in the 2019 Academy Award-winning film Parasite and is now a star in Apple’s first Korean show, “Dr. Brain,” said he’s not surprised that the world is embracing Korean dramas right now. “Recently with the rise [boy band sensation] BTS and the screening of “Squid Game” and the movie “Parasite,” this really sparked the curiosity and global audience for Korean culture,” Sun-kyun, 46, told The Post through a translator. “There are many platforms that provide easy access to Korean content, so I think it feels fresh…Read More
South Korea tests air taxi control system
South Korea showcased a system for controlling urban air transport vehicles (UAM) on Thursday, which it hopes will serve as taxis between major airports and downtown Seoul by 2025, reducing travel time by two-thirds. Last year, South Korea announced a roadmap to start commercial air travel in urban areas by 2025. The Ministry of Transportation estimates that such services could reduce travel time for distances of 30-50 kilometers (19-31 miles) from an hour’s drive to 20 minutes by plane. “Since UAM is expected to become one of the common means…Read More
Splash it or skip it?
After a few weeks of the massive success of squid gameApple enters the Korean TV business with Dr. Bren, the first Korean series developed for the two-year-old streaming provider (the debut date coincides with the debut of Apple TV + in South Korea). Will you make the way splash squid game I did? Doctor. brain: stream it or skip it? Opening shot: A young boy’s face in the colored lights of a flashlight he clicks on and off constantly, switching between its colors and patterns. essence: From a young age,…Read More