Features by Queena Kim

Decoding the money message of Psy's 'Gangnam Style'

A silly video masks a satire on conspicuous consumption and income inequality in Korea.
Posted In: Korea, Korean pop, K-Pop, Music, Gangnam Style, Psy

Apple-Samsung ruling resonates hard in South Korea

The court ruling that Samsung infringed on Apple patents has complicated fallout in South Korea, where Samsung's success has been very much a part of the national identity.
Posted In: South Korea, apple, samsung, patents, patent wars

Apple vs Samsung verdict is a big win for Microsoft

Microsoft has been trying to compete in the smartphone market for years. With the recent Apple vs. Samsung patent verdict, Microsoft may be able to point out the hidden costs of Android.
Posted In: patent wars, apple, samsung, Microsoft

Meat processors consider long-term outlook

Hormel announces its earnings today. The company is the third-largest seller of meat, and with the drought and commodity prices rising, investors are looking for signs of the food industry's long-term outlook.
Posted In: meat

Apple versus Samsung headed to a jury

Closing arguments are wrapping up in one of Silicon Valley's most closely watched trials.
Posted In: apple, samsung

Facebook faces next stock hurdle

Today, over 1.6 billion shares could hit the market in several waves. A huge shareholder sell-off could open the door to talent poaching by competitors.
Posted In: Facebook

Facebook stock restrictions set to expire

The latest test of Facebook stock comes tomorrow with the removal of lockups on employee and insider shares.
Posted In: Facebook, IPO

Apple-Samsung trial reveals company secrets

The Apple/Samsung patent trial has exposed some of Apple’s most closely-guarded research, development and design secrets about early prototypes of the iPhone and iPad.
Posted In: apple, samsung

Using technology to find the perfect pair of jeans

The key to finding the perfect fit? Matching your shape to the right pair of jeans. A Bloomingdale's in California thinks it has the high-tech solution.
Posted In: Bloomingdale's, fashion, jeans, xbox

Is Starbucks moving toward a cashless future?

Mobile payment firm Square will begin processing all credit and debit transactions at Starbucks. Could it signal the beginning of the end of cash?
Posted In: starbucks, Square, mobile payments


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