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  • World's fastest muni net wins award

    The Intelligent Community Forum (ICF) has named Suwon, South Korea, as the 2010 Intelligent Community of the Year. Suwon has built the world’s fastest, large municipal network, improving connection speeds from an already impressive 32M to 1Gbps. The infrastructure is being used to enhance education, library development, and e-government.

  • SK Telecom crams Android, processor inside a SIM card

    The SIM cards in cellular telephones might be smaller than a postage stamp and less than a millimeter thick but that hasn't stopped South Korea's SK Telecom from cramming all the major components needed to run Google's Android OS inside one of them.

  • Japan connects to TPE regional fiber network

    A new undersea fiber-optic cable has gone into operation that links Japan with the regional Trans-Pacific Express Cable Network (TPE), Japanese carrier NTT Communications said Monday.

  • Korean 'journalists' booted from Defcon

    Four South Korean journalists were booted from the Defcon hacking conference this week after conference organizers decided their story didn't quite add up.

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