State media reports that North Korea intends to deploy a spy satellite into orbit by April 2023. First Military Reconnaissance SatelliteAccording to the Pyongyang Times, the first military reconnaissance satellite will now be ready by April of next year according to the North Korean space department. Along with the statement, North Korea also released public photographs of Seoul and Incheon in South Korea, which it claims were captured during a test to assess the satellite's potential for image processing. On November 2, North Korea launched a record-breaking 23 missiles, most of which were directed into the ocean. Related Article: North Korea's New Defense Law to Maintain Country's Nuclear Technology-No More Sharing of Nukes?
More than 150 people were killed in a stampede in South Korea's capital Seoul when crowds of tourists and partygoers were crammed into a narrow alley in the city's nightlife district. According to CNN, Itaewon has been a well-known place to celebrate Halloween, particularly in recent years as the holiday gained popularity in Asia. It was only last Saturday, Oct. 29, that the country lifted major restrictions and approved Halloween celebrations in the district. Meanwhile, South Korean Prime Minister Han Duck-soo assured the public that the government will conduct an extensive investigation into the cause of the accident. Authorities disclosed that the incident in the Itaewon neighborhood resulted in the deaths of at least 26 foreign nationals.3 months ago Tech Times
To be more precise, the investment hedge fund GVA Assets Management predicts that Korean digital comics will become the next big thing. Given that, a hedge fund is now looking at the next big thing to follow the success of these Korean cultural phenomena. This hedge fund believes that Europe and United States markets are likely hoping onto webtoons in the near future. With that said, it turns out that the hedge fund has started dipping its toes in webtoons. So it looks like the hedge fund manager is betting on what it considers the next Korean phenomenon early on.2 months ago Tech Times
Since 2018, China's JD Gaming has been able to reach the finals of the League of Legends World Championship, the world's biggest esports tournament. - T1 won the best of five match 3-1 and will advance to the world finals in San Francisco. JD Gaming Fails to Reach FinalsFor the first time since 2018, China's bet for the world's biggest esports tournament JD Gaming has failed to reach the finals of the League of Legends World Championship 2022. According to Dot Esports, South Korea dominated the esports event as three out of four teams from the region occupied the berths. Related Article: 2021 'League Of Legends ' World Championship Headlines List Of This Year's Most-Watched eSports EventsThis article is owned by TechTimesWritten by Inno Floresⓒ 2022 TECHTIMES.com All rights reserved.3 months ago Tech Times
Samsung is rolling out new support for its older, 2021-released smart TVs, centering on the capability to run famed game streaming services like the Xbox Cloud Gaming, Nvidia GeForce Now, and more. This move follows the previously exclusive experience for 2022 Samsung smart TVs which were initially given the capability to access these services. Samsung 2021 Smart TVs: Game Streaming Services Now Available(Photo : Samsung)Samsung announced via a press release that its 2021 smart TVs are getting the awaited game streaming feature from famous companies, one which centers on the cloud. Initially, 9to5 Google said that the only Samsung smart TVs which were allowed to get it were the 2022 versions and releases. Where to Access Xbox Cloud Gaming, GeForce Now, and MOREUsers may access and download game streaming apps from Samsung's Smart Hub, centering on its App Store which has the applications available for download.2 months ago Tech Times
Are you sick of using the same old social networking applications that only allow you to text your friends and scroll through their feeds? Look no further than Bondee, the newest and most exciting social networking platform on the market. This new social media platform that is currently sweeping Asia looks like the result of combining the poignant simulation from "The Sims," the adorable visuals from "Animal Crossing," and the sense of community of a social media platform like Facebook. Bondee has quickly become one of the most popular apps in Asia since it first became available on the market this January. 100 B-Beans - S$1.48/RM4.90/THB35/PHP49/JPY160/KRW1,500500 B-Beans -S$6.98/RM23.90/THB179/PHP249/JPY800/KRW7,5001000 B-Beans - S$14.98/RM44.90/THB349/PHP499/JPY1,600/KRW15,0002000 B-Beans - S$28.98/RM94.90/THB729/PHP999/JPY3,200/KRW 30,0003000 B-Beans - S$44.98/RM144.90/THB1,100/PHP1,490/JPY4,800/KRW45,0005000 B-Beans - S$68.98/RM239.90/THB1,800/PHP2,390/JPY8,000/KRW79,000In May 2022, Metadream acquired the intellectual property rights to True.ly and created Bondee.6 days ago Tech Times
For the first time, LG Display has revealed the first 12-inch stretchable display in the world. LG Stretchable Display Can Expand by 20%(Photo : LG)In a report by Engadget, LG has developed a next-gen display that you can bend or pull. LG Envisions to Incorporate Stretchable Display into Certain ProductsThe experiment with this lightweight display does not make it stretchable thus far. LG Display says it aims to revolutionize its technology to mix it up with other products. As such, it envisions incorporating the stretchable display and making it useful in the field of automobiles, clothing, and smart home.2 months ago Tech Times
Steam Deck Warning to All BuyersAs PCMag reports on Thursday, Jan. 12, you can only purchase the Steam Deck console in two official methods. pic.twitter.com/hawVka9MLP — Steam Deck (@OnDeck) January 10, 2023Since this is pretty alarming for the part of the company, Valve stated everyone attempts to buy a Steam Deck from websites that are deemed to be unofficial. Related Article: Valve Announces Steam Deck Will Ship Even Faster than Expected After Production Estimates were ExceededIs it Time For Valve to Expand its Service? If Valve wants to encourage its patrons to buy Steam Deck, there's a need to listen to their sentiments. Read Also: Steam Deck Undisputed as Top on the Valve Store for 15 Weeks Straightⓒ 2022 TECHTIMES.com All rights reserved.21 days ago Tech Times