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2013-04-12 08:24:24

HONG KONG, April 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Shanda Games Limited (NASDAQ: GAME, "Shanda Games" or "the Company"), a leading online game developer, operator and publisher in China, announced today that its majority-owned subsidiary Actoz Soft Co., Ltd. (KOSDAQ: 052790.KQ) plans to do a rights offering in Korea. Actoz's Board of Directors has authorized Actoz to issue 1,900,000 shares through a rights offering. The proceeds of this offering will be used to fund Actoz's mobile game...

Anonymous Hacks Into North Korean Social Network
2013-04-04 11:45:17

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The hacking group Anonymous is flexing its guns and getting involved in the North Korean controversy. On Thursday, members of the hacktivist group began hacking and vandalizing social networking profiles linked to North Korea and even kicked a news site offline. The group says it has accessed 15,000 usernames and passwords from a university database in a collective it calls "Operation Free Korea." Anonymous is calling for leader...

2013-04-03 04:20:22

SEOUL, South Korea, April 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Daegu has hosted IGEEC since 2004 to promote renewable energy industry develop and boost export. Now, the exhibition grew to be the top 10th global exhibition. And it will be held from coming April 3rd to 5th at EXCO with about 1,000 booths organized by 321 companies from 25 countries, celebrating the 10th anniversary. Daegu has participated in the exhibition as the world solar city since 2000. In 2004, it co-hosted the first world solar city...

2013-03-28 04:20:04

SEOUL, South Korea, March 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Automotive Week 2013, a professional exhibition specializing in automobile aftermarket will be held from coming March 28th to 31st for four days in Kintex. The 7th Automotive Week is co-hosted with Seoul Motor Show, the biggest motor show in Korea. It provides a place people can see trends of auto market and aftermarket. Partnering up with Seoul Motor Show, Automotive Week 2013 is called '2013 Seoul Motor Show Aftermarket Special...

2013-03-26 20:25:13

SEONGNAM, South Korea and CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- KT to use technology from Akamai's Aura Network Solutions to provide CDN services to business customers KT's extensive nationwide network infrastructure combined with Akamai's CDN technologies to enable solutions for Web application acceleration, media delivery, and security KT, the leading telecommunications company in Korea, and cloud infrastructure services provider Akamai(®) Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ...

2013-03-25 08:33:53

-- 1T-OTP available in high-voltage CMOS process for a wide range of applications including LED lighting, power management and display controllers OTTAWA, Ontario, SEOUL, South Korea and CUPERTINO, Calif., March 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MagnaChip Semiconductor Corporation ("MagnaChip") (NYSE: MX), a Korea-based designer and manufacturer of analog and mixed-signal semiconductor products, and Sidense Corp., a leading developer of Logic Non-Volatile Memory (LNVM) one-time...

2013-03-15 08:23:42

HONG KONG, March 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Shanda Games Limited (NASDAQ: GAME, "Shanda Games" or "the Company"), a leading online game developer, operator and publisher in China, announced today that according to statistics released by App Annie, an industry leader in app store analytics, Shanda Games' subsidiary Actoz (KOSDAQ: 052790.KQ) took the 8(th) overall ranking on Google Play's global publishers by monthly revenue in January 2013. Actoz is a leading online game publisher based in...

2013-03-14 20:21:38

NEW YORK, March 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for Korea declined 0.8 percent in January to 120.3 (2004 = 100), following a 0.1 percent decline in December, and a 0.2 percent increase in November. At the same time, The Conference Board Coincident Economic Index® (CEI) for Korea, a measure of current economic activity, increased 0.1 percent in January to 117.2 (2004 = 100), following a 0.2 percent decline in December and a 0.4 percent...

2013-03-11 16:24:18

WELLESLEY, Mass., March 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When the military alliance between the United States and South Korea began to deteriorate in the 2000's, many commentators blamed anti-Americanism and nationalism. A new book by Katharine H.S. Moon, Professor of Asian Studies and Political Science at Wellesley College, challenges those assumptions. "It's easy to blame nationalism or generation gaps for issues that arise between countries when there's a change in the relationship. It...

2013-03-11 08:29:32

SEOUL, South Korea and CUPERTINO, Calif., March 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MagnaChip Semiconductor Corporation ("MagnaChip") (NYSE: MX), a Korea-based designer and manufacturer of analog and mixed-signal semiconductor products, today announced that it has introduced a step-down DC/DC converter (model: MAP7153) designed to improve smartphone power amplifier performance and efficiency. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120305/NY61184LOGO) The MAP7153 optimizes power efficiency and...


Latest Korea Reference Libraries

Maltese Tiger
2013-11-04 11:04:14

The Maltese tiger, also called the blue tiger, is considered to be a tiger with a morphed coloration. It is claimed to inhabit the region of Fujian Province, China. Sightings of Maltese tigers in Korea and Burma have also been reported. The term Maltese derives from a domestic cat that has slate grey fur. Cats of this coloration are abundant in Malta, therefore, this variation of tiger has acquired its name. In support of the blue tiger principle, many breeds of felines have this...

Long-tailed Goral, Naemorhedus caudatus
2012-09-24 09:31:33

The long-tailed goral (Naemorhedus caudatus), also known as the Chinese gray goral, is a species of wild goat that can be found in northern and eastern Asia. Its range includes China, Russia, and Korea. It prefers a habitat in mountainous regions with little vegetation and rocky ground. This species lives near crevices, which it uses for safety and shelter. Occasionally, these goats can be found in the area of evergreen or deciduous forests. The long-tailed goral differs in size depending...

Sea Pineapple, Halocynthia roretzi
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Sea Pineapple (Halocynthia roretzi) is an edible species of tunicate. It is known as the Meongge in Korea and the Hoya or Maboya in Japan. This creature lives in shallow water, usually attached to rocks and artificial substrate. It is adapted to cold water temperatures between 36 and 75 degrees Fahrenheit, but prefer temperatures close to 54 degrees F. This creature is known for both its peculiar appearance, described by journalist Nick Tosches as “something that could exist only in...

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2009-02-28 22:39:10

White Forsythia or Nakai (Abeliophyllum distichum) is a species of flowering plant of the family, Oleaceae. It is the only species in its genus. It is endemic to Korea, where it is endangered in the wild. It is known as Abelialeaf in Korea. It is related to the Forsythia, but differs in having white, not yellow, flowers. It is cultivated as an ornamental plant in Europe and North America. It is a deciduous shrub that grows to 3.25 to 6.5 feet tall. The leaves are simple, 2.33 to 4 inches...

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2007-06-25 11:02:41

The Northern Pika, Ochotona hyperborea, is a species of pika found across northern Asia, from the Ural Mountains to northern Japan and south through Mongolia, Manchuria, and northern Korea. There are several subspecies of this pika. An adult Northern Pika has a body length of 5 to 7.33 inches, and a tail less than a half inch. The pika sheds its fur twice annually, bearing a reddish-brown coat in the summer and grayish-brown in the winter.

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