Australians have one of the lowest broadband satisfaction ratings in the world, with a new Ipsos poll ranking us 23rd out of 26 countries. South Korea, with its average peak connection speed of 95.3Mbps, topped the list. (Well, duh.) The NBN clearly isn’t doing its job. More »
Samsung is set to face multiple South Korean lawsuits over the Galaxy Note 7, amid reports that it's still looking to track down the cause of battery fires, and offering Koreans discounted upgrades to next year's flagship phones -- including the Note 8.
A discount offer for Note 7 owners in Korea reveals that Samsung is not yet giving up on the Note moniker.
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Efforts at the U.N. to strengthen sanctions already in place since 2006 over nuclear tests and rocket launches are infuriating Pyongyang
North Korea condemned Monday the United Nations’ efforts to redouble sanctions against it. The international organization asked its member countries last week to strengthen sanctions against North Korea following its missile and nuclear tests in September. Pyongyang officials called the sanction...
Hong Kong's Sincere Podium is home to all manner of mobile devices -- be it second-hand phones, imported handsets (mainly from Japan and Korea), spare parts and even prototypes once in a while. This time, the mall appears to be the last...Show More Summary
In an effort to retain Galaxy Note 7 customers in South Korea, Samsung is offering a big discount on the upcoming Galaxy S8 and Galaxy Note 8 models. The company will effectively offer 50 percent off the next-gen phone, provided that Note 7 customers upgrade to the current Galaxy S7 or Galaxy S7 Edge models. Show More Summary
In August 2015, Getty Photographer Xiaolu Chu toured inside the walls of North Korea. While in the notoriously secret country, visitors are instructed on what they can and cannot photograph. Custom agents screen any computers, hard drives, cell phones, and memory cards, prior to entering the country. Show More Summary
One can hope that Samsung offers something similar here in the US, but for now, owners of the Galaxy Note 7 in Korea are getting a really great upgrade option should they stick with Samsung until next year’s Galaxy S8 or Galaxy Note 8 arrive. Show More Summary
South Korea-based Samsung wants to show some extra attention to customers in its backyard following the global recall and discontinuation of the Galaxy Note 7. Samsung has officially announce that Galaxy Note 7 owners can join the Galaxy Upgrade program and get a deal on the Galaxy S8 or Galaxy Note 8 when those devices [...]
By Kyunghee Park (Bloomberg) — Hanjin Shipping Co., South Korea’s largest container line that has put its Asia-U.S. business on sale after filing for bankruptcy protection late August, won approval from a court to wind down its European operations as demand for its services to the continent slumped. Show More Summary
Ted Ellis Security, ISIS? China? Russia? The South China Sea? There are a variety of potential threats around the world today: tensions in the South China Seas, a nuclear North Korea, conflict between Russia and Ukraine, and civil wars in the Middle East are just a few. Show More Summary
Robert G. Cantelmo Nuclear Weapons, Asia-Pacific In October 2006, North Korea conducted their first successful nuclear test, joining an elite and dangerous club of weapons states. Ten years later, that threat has only multiplied. In...Show More Summary
Samsung is stepping up its brand damage limitation efforts in the wake of the flaming battery disaster of the Galaxy Note 7 smartphone by offering owners of the recalled device in South Korea the ability to upgrade to a Galaxy S8 or Note 8 device next year if they trade in their Note 7 for a Galaxy S7 now. Read More
Samsung has announced a new Galaxy S8 upgrade program for Galaxy Note 7 owners in South Korea who swap their recalled phone for a Galaxy S7 or S7 edge.
Last week, the U.N. Security Council called on members to “redouble their sanction efforts.”
The number of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 owners demanding compensation is starting to rise. ||| Seoul - The number of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 owners demanding compensation for being inconvenienced by the smartphone’s troubles is starting to rise. Show More Summary