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8.7 million customer records stolen in KT Telecom hack

8.7 million customer records stolen in KT Telecom hack

For a while, it seemed like we were learning of a new hacker attack every other week. Hackers have been relatively quiet of late, until now. Korean telecom giant KT Telecom has now announced that hackers were able to infiltrate it systems and conducted an attack spanning five months.

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TAKE Janus KM-S200 is world’s first 1.5GHz dualcore smartphone

TAKE Janus KM-S200 is world’s first 1.5GHz dualcore smartphone

The Galaxy S II and Sensation have just got some serious competition. Korean carrier KT Telecom has just priced the TAKE Janus KM-S200, a Galaxy S lookalike that's the world's first 1.5GHz dual-core smartphone. Running Qualcomm's MSM8260 with 1GB of RAM and a 4.3-inch qHD 960 x 540 display, the Janus KM-S200 shoots full HD 1080p video with its 8-megapixel main camera and has an integrated DMB-TV digital tuner.

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Kibot robot hands-on [Video]

Kibot robot hands-on [Video]

South Korea's big companies Samsung and LG may be battling it out on serious playing fields like 3D TV and who can make the skinniest smartphone, but everybody knows that the most excitement is in pastel-colored monkey robots. Kibot is carrier KT Telecom's attempt to condition children to the inevitable AI takeover, a trundling, warbling robot that uses NFC, two way video calling and WiFi to remotely monitor, entertain and generally play with them.

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Dell Venue Android 2.2 version of Venue Pro hits Korea this month

Dell Venue Android 2.2 version of Venue Pro hits Korea this month

The Android version of Dell's Venue Pro Windows Phone 7 smartphone has been announced by Korean carrier KT. The Dell Venue has a 4.1-inch AMOLED touchscreen with a curved Gorilla Glass toughened display and runs Android 2.2. It's set to arrive on the network later this month.

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LG E-Note H1000B Windows 7 tablet gets official

LG E-Note H1000B Windows 7 tablet gets official

The LG E-Note H1000B tablet spotted crossing the FCC earlier this month has made its official debut in Korea. Fronted by a 10.1-inch 1366 x 768 resistive touchscreen (complete with a stylus), the H1000B runs Windows 7 Starter Edition on an Intel Atom 1.1GHz Z510 or 1.6GHz Z530 processor, paired with 1GB of RAM, a 16GB SSD and optional WiMAX (sadly not integrated, but bundled as a separate modem).

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Apple Aiming to Sell iPad in South Korea

Apple Aiming to Sell iPad in South Korea

With the launch of the iPhone in South Korea, and its subsequent popularity, it looks like the iPad may be the next Apple product to land in that particular neck of the woods. In a recent statement made by The Korea Communications Commission, a decision regarding the iPad's arrival for technical approval by Apple's Korean unit could be made in a matter of days. If Apple succeeds in getting the iPad into South Korea, it would be a direct rival to Samsung's Android-based Galaxy Tab tablet device.

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Intel pump $20m into Korean WiBro after KT tweak its WiMAX compatibility

Intel pump $20m into Korean WiBro after KT tweak its WiMAX compatibility

Rumors of Intel's waning interest in WiMAX look to have been unfounded, with the news that not only has the silicon company just invested $20m into Korea Telecom's WiBro service, but it's convinced the carrier to shift the WiMAX-based system onto the 10MHz channel.  That means compatibility with other WiMAX devices, opening up the potential for US WiMAX users to roam their devices onto the high-speed South Korean network.

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KT Telecom iPhone 4 lands in South Korea

KT Telecom iPhone 4 lands in South Korea

In Korea and bored with your cellphone?  It's taken a little longer than for other parts of the globe, but Apple's iPhone 4 has finally made its debut in South Korea on network KT.  100 would-be owners were invited to a gala launch event, where KT demonstrated Face Time and had pro-gamers on hand to whup anybody who took them on at Game Center.

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KT Identity Tab Android WiBro tablet outed; Samsung does a double-take

KT Identity Tab Android WiBro tablet outed; Samsung does a double-take

Korean carrier KT has outed their own 7-inch tablet, the KT Identity Tab, packing a 1GHz processor, 8GB of internal storage, DMB TV tuner and HDMI connectivity.  Bundled with WiBro data service, the Identity Tab also has WiFi and Bluetooth, together with a 3-megapixel camera on the back.

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iPad WiBro planned for South Korea?

iPad WiBro planned for South Korea?

Apple's international launch plans for the iPad continue to chug along, with the first batch of countries - outside of the US - getting their official launch this Friday, but according to a rumor out of South Korea the most interesting iPad variant may still be at the negotiation stage.  According to Telecoms Korea, Apple are in talks with carrier KT Telecom regarding a WiBro iPad, a third version of the touchscreen tablet.

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4th-Gen iPhone coming April? OLED, dual-core CPU & removable battery tipped

What with all the talk about Apple's potential iSlate tablet recently, we've almost neglected speculation about the fourth-generation iPhone HD.  Rumors have reignited over in South Korea, however, as newspaper The Korea Times claims to have heard from carrier KT Telecom - Apple's current carrier partner in the country - that the next-gen iPhone could arrive as early as April 2010 complete with an OLED display and video-chat functionality, as well as faster performance and more power flexibilty.

iPod touch gets 4G with KT Egg

iPod touch gets 4G with KT Egg

KT, a Korean cellular provider, announced today their latest network device called the Egg, which works to move the company out of the phone and notebook adapter market and into an entirely new territory.

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