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South Korean bus prototypes use road to recharge

Vehicles with sensor-driven magnetic devices on their underside suck up energy as they travel over the strips embedded just under the road surface.

By March 9, 2010

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Robot as second language? Korean kids learning it

After ongoing trials, South Korea will spend approximately $45 million for an "R-Learning" program that places English-speaking robotic teaching assistants in preschools and kindergartens.

By February 23, 2010

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Korean housemaid robot does laundry

Korean scientists introduce Mahru-Z, a human-like autonomous robot that can perform house chores such as laundry.

By January 20, 2010

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YouTube's legal end-run irks Korean officials

Google has provoked the wrath of government officials through its resistance to a law prohibiting anonymous YouTube uploads and comments.

By April 17, 2009

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Korea cuts off kids' online gaming at midnight

The Korean government decides to shut off online games for a six-hour period at night for underage gamers in an attempt to address the problem of gaming addiction.

By April 12, 2010

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Olympic notebook: Microsoft exec avoids the penalty box

Microsoft executive Kirill Tatarinov got caught watching a hockey game during an important team meeting. Luckily for him, his boss is an even bigger hockey fan.

By February 26, 2010

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Olympic notebook: Photo finishes from Vancouver

Omega's high-end digital camera provides a unique look at some of the closest calls of the Winter Games. Meanwhile, geek bobsledder Steven Holcomb sets his eyes on the four-man after missing the podium in two-man event.

By February 22, 2010

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Latest iPhone stylus trend: Sausages

In winter, many iPhone users don't want to take off their gloves to tap on their screens. In South Korea, consumers have come up with an ingenious solution: sausages. Yes, sausages.

By February 11, 2010

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Mobile World Congress 2010: What to expect

Mobile World Congress 2010 promises to showcase some huge announcements from the major players in the mobile industry. Take a look at what we expect to see while in Barcelona this year.

By January 31, 2010

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South Korea gets first Android phone, the MotoRoi

Like the Motorola Milestone launched in Europe, this handset has a 3.7-inch WVGA capacitive touch screen that supports multitouch. A big difference is the absence of a physical keypad.

By January 19, 2010