On Friday I wrote about the sudden change to the Chase Ultimate Rewards website, whereby points transfers to Korean Air SkyPass were no longer possible. While not an especially popular Ultimate Rewards transfer partner, personally it's...Show More Summary
South Korean tech giant files complaint with trade watchdog Samsung Electronics's battle with GPU chip maker Nvidia deepened on Friday, after the South Korean outfit filed a complaint with the US International Trade Commission.…
I reached out to Chase about the removal of Korean Air Skypass as a points-transfer partner. For many members, Korean Air is too obscure to matter. For me, it’s essential. It’s one of my favorite transfer partners, and something that sets Chase apart from key competitors. Show More Summary
What would you think if you encountered terms like this? Two-oriented Society Three-zation / Threezation You might wonder if the people who dreamed them up were high on something when they produced these opaque, unidiomatic renderings. Yet such terms are official translations of Chinese expressions. As such, they have entered the stream of global English. […]
Minnesota will have 30 days to negotiate a contract with the 26-year-old lefty. South Korean pitcher Hyeon-jong Yang is one step closer to joining the major leagues. The Minnesota Twins won the bid for the 26-year-old left-handed pitcher...Show More Summary
Diablo III was ok (just barely,) but if LostArk is anything like what we see in the trailer above, the Korean hack & slash MMORPG should be AMAZING. The gameplay starts at 1:50 in the video, but be sure to watch the whole thing, the trailer truly looks beautiful. [LostArk | Via]
Today, Samsung announced a new set of SDKs for its Digital Health and Smart Home platforms during its ongoing Developer Conference in San Francisco. Similar to offerings from Google and Apple, the Korean company’s fitness-focused initiative uses wearable and mobile devices to track a person’s exercise and diet habits by syncing their information with its Continue reading ?
GAH. I just landed in Sydney so let's mark this as "developing," until I have a chance to get in touch with someone at Chase, but it seems more than likely that Korean Air is no longer a transfer partner of Chase Ultimate Rewards. In...Show More Summary
Korean Air Skypass has disappeared off of the Chase website as a points transfer partner. Here are the airlines I currently see listed: Friday night is the worst time for this, for me, since I can’t reach anyone at Chase in real-time to confirm the meaning of the change. Show More Summary
I finally got around to seeing Chef, the Jon Favreau film about a chef who (SPOILER ALERT) starts a food truck. Food trucks and Twitter go together like Korean BBQ and tacos but in this film the tweet-integration was ridiculously blatant—really, to the point of distraction. Show More Summary
Galerie Perrotin, Paris presents the first solo exhibition in Paris dedicated to Park Seo-Bo, a major figure in Korean painting and founding member of the Dansaekhwa monochrome movement. Curated by Kim Yongdae, former Director of Daegu Art Museum, the exhibition presents 40 paintings from the ?Ecriture? series, created between 1974 and 2014. Show More Summary
Aaaand back to the toy store. If a pink toy fairy happens to land near you, you should try to contact the two Korean girls in this video, because they're probably still trying to find it. Although, it may not be coming down anytime soon. Show More Summary
Add Korean shortstop Jung-ho Kang to the list of international free agents hoping to make the jump to the major leagues in 2015. The 27-year-old Kang is expected to be posted this offseason by the Nexen Heroes of the Korean Baseball Organization, though Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports hears it’s unlikely to happen until after the winter meetings (Dec. Show More Summary
Samsung has been using Google's Android mobile OS for as long as their smartphones have been existing but for the past two years, the South Korean tech company has been working on their own smartphone operating system called "Tizen....
A new Floating Storage and Regasification Unit (FSRU) will be built by the Korean shipbuilding Company Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI). This FSRU will be the fifth
Samsung Electronics plans to spend up to US$3 billion to build its second smartphone factory in Vietnam, revealed a government official. The South Korean company wants to build the factory in the Thai Nguyen province, which is also home to its US$2 billion smartphone plant.
The day's China news in pictures: panda twins play together, South Korean protesters burn rice straw during a rally against a free-trade agreement with China, Chinese Internet entrepreneurs attend the World Internet Conference.
Household debt in South Korea is rising at its fastest pace in seven years, driven by government efforts to help prop up the economy.
He’s moving on up, but not out of Harlem’s Sugar Hill.
The self-made South Korean chicken mogul who bought a hat worn by Napoleon for $2.2 million said Tuesday he saw the French emperor as a mentor and kindred spirit, and would have happily paid more. "I can understand and relate to many passages of his life," Kim Hong-Kuk, the 57-year-old founder and chairman of the poultry giant Harim Group, told AFP. Show More Summary