Features by Queena Kim
Posted In: iphone 5, apple
The phone offers a bigger screen; it’s faster; and it’s the lightest smartphone in the world. What the iPhone no longer offers? Google Maps, which used to come pre-installed.
Posted In: fish, fishing industry
The U.S. seafood catch hit a 17-year high last year. All regions of the country are showing increases. That's according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), which has just come out with its annual report.
Posted In: groupon, mobile payments
If you're not intimately familiar with the term "mobile payments," get ready to start hearing it a lot more. Basically, it means "paying for something with a smartphone." Right now some of the big players are Google and a company called Square. But today there's news Groupon is getting in on it.
Posted In: Housing
Slow but steady might be the best way to describe the housing market right now. Groundbreaking on new home construction rose 2.3 percent last month, while homebuilder confidence jumped to a six-year high
Posted In: Mitt Romney, 47 percent, Taxes
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney says 47 percent of Americans pay no net income tax -- ergo, they are predisposed to vote for President Obama. We break down the numbers.
Posted In: apple, iphone 5
After the usual hype and secrecy, Apple unveils a phone -- and another way to lure consumers into its eco-sphere.
Posted In: samsung, apple
After a patent lawsuit between Apple and Samsung made headlines, some people became more aware of Samsung's devices. It's paid off for Samsung, so far.
Posted In: Korea, Korean pop, K-Pop, Music, Gangnam Style, Psy
A silly video masks a satire on conspicuous consumption and income inequality in Korea.
Posted In: South Korea, apple, samsung, patents, patent wars
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: patent wars, apple, samsung, 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.