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​The chaebols: The rise of South Korea's mighty conglomerates

They are cornerstones of the economic, political and social landscape: Part one of a series looks at how these conglomerates -- like Samsung, LG and Hyundai -- saved South Korea from crushing poverty and defined a country's role on the global stage.

By April 6, 2015

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Misfit CEO Sonny Vu on Vietnam's modern-day success story (Q&A)

As part of Road Trip 2015, CNET sits down in Ho Chi Minh City with the CEO of Misfit Wearables to talk about the Vietnam tech scene and why the fitness tracker is making a big bet on the country.

By July 29, 2015

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North Korea's Internet struggles to return after total shutdown

The totalitarian regime may have been hit by a cyberattack in the midst of a war of words with the US over the Sony hack and Hollywood film "The Interview".

By December 23, 2014

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North Korea's Internet said to go dark after cyberattack claims

The dictatorship experiences an unusual Internet shutdown after President Obama vows to take action for the Sony Pictures hack.

By December 22, 2014

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Korea's Pantech shows signs of life with new phablet

Despite its new phablet, the Pop-up Note, selling out in half a day, the handset maker has failed to find a buyer after filing for bankruptcy earlier in August.

By November 27, 2014

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LG smartwatch that makes its own calls launches in South Korea for $589

The LG Watch Urbane LTE packs its own universal SIM card, so it doesn't have to be paired with a smartphone. But you can't get it outside South Korea -- at least not yet.

By March 26, 2015

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iPhone 6 blamed for South Korea's falling smartphone exports

Korea's smartphone exports for October fall by almost 36 percent, with the country's government blaming the release of Apple's latest gadget and cheap Chinese phones.

By November 6, 2014

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Sales have fallen hard one month into Korea's phone subsidy reform

A government cap on carrier subsidies caused a steep decline in phone sales, although there are some signs of recovery as low-cost monthly plans and used phone sales are on the rise.

By October 31, 2014

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Ban autonomous weapons, urge AI experts including Hawking, Musk and Wozniak

Over 1,000 experts in robotics have signed an open letter in a bid to prevent a "global AI arms race".

By July 27, 2015

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Amazon could be landing in South Korea soon

Amazon's Korean expansion is expected to open for business by mid-March, according to reports.

By February 25, 2015