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North Korea's homegrown operating system seems familiar

Feb 11, 2014
Like other technology and software out of the DPRK, the new OS seems to imitate rather than innovate.
Posted In: North Korea, DPRK, operating systems

6 places where buying a Coke hasn't always been easy

Sep 27, 2013
Coke's spread has been far and wide. But some countries have been tougher endeavors for the soda giant.
Posted In: Coca-cola, Vietnam, India, Myanmar, Russia, East Germany, China, North Korea, cuba

North Korea's very own smartphone

Aug 16, 2013
The closed dictatorship just released its very own smartphone with an Android operating system. Now all they need is some internet access.
Posted In: North Korea, smartphone

North Korea threatens; neighbors remain calm

Apr 12, 2013
Threats by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to launch missiles and beef up his country's nuclear weapons capacity have left the economies of North Korea's regional neighbors largely unaffected, as our BBC partners report.
Posted In: North Korea

China uneasy with North Korea's threats

Apr 10, 2013
A steady drumbeat of threats from North Korea is making the world's second largest economy assess China's relationship with its neighbor.
Posted In: China, North Korea, Xi Jinping

North Korea blocks off industrial zone, border trade

Apr 3, 2013
Tensions rise on the Korean Peninsula as North Korea blocks South Korean worker access to an industrial zone along the border of the two countries.
Posted In: North Korea, South Korea

South Korea accuses North Korea of cyberattack

Mar 21, 2013
South Korea is still recovering from an apparent cyberattack earlier this week. Government officials suspect North Korea of hacking, but is the country even capable?
Posted In: South Korea, North Korea, hacking

North Korea threatens U.S. nuclear strike ahead of U.N. sanctions vote

Mar 7, 2013
North Korea's government has said it reserves the right to carry out a preemptive nuclear attack against the United States ahead of a U.N. vote on tighter sanctions against the communist regime.
Posted In: North Korea, nuclear, United Nations

With a $1 billion economy, North Korea can easily afford nukes

Feb 12, 2013
Thanks to the sale of underground goods, the country can devote a third of its resources to developing its military and weapons programs.
Posted In: North Korea, nuclear

North Korea confirms its biggest nuclear test, but at what cost?

Feb 12, 2013
The test is the country's third and is being condemned by the United States and other countries in the region.
Posted In: North Korea, nuclear, China

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