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Seoul shares start lower on shippers, tech firms SEOUL, Nov. 9 (Yonhap) — South Korean stocks started lower on Monday as investors offloaded shippers and tech firms, analysts said. The benchmark Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) shed 12.71 points, or 0.62 percent, to 2,028.36 in the first 15 … Read more on Yonhap News

Google opens its first Asia startup campus in Seoul as South Korea tech scene … SEOUL, South Korea — Google's first campus for startups and entrepreneurs in Asia opened on Friday in a glitzy neighborhood of South Korea's capital Seoul. Google Inc. cited South Korea's flourishing startup scene and pervasive smartphone use as the … Read…

N. Korea has 'significant' tech level in nuke miniaturization: Seoul minister SEOUL, Oct. 27 (Yonhap) — North Korea appears to have achieved "a significant level" of technology to build miniaturized nuclear weapons that could be mounted on its long-range ballistic missiles, South Korea's defense chief said Monday. "North Korea … Read more on GlobalPost

Seoul-Based Accelerator SparkLabs' Latest Class Includes Wearable Tech And … SparkLabs has unveiled the latest group of startups participating in its Seoul-based accelerator program. The current batch includes locally-based companies, as well as teams from Tokyo, San Francisco and Chicago. SparkLabs alumni previously profiled … Read more on TechCrunch

Seoul shares hit 4-wk high level on US survey, tech share rally SEOUL, Nov 28 (Reuters) – Seoul shares, led by the technology sector, hit their highest level in four-weeks on Thursday morning, fuelled by a strong U.S. consumer confidence survey that boded well for South Korean exporters' sales to their second … Read more…

World Renowned Tech Developers Visit Seoul for 'Tech+ Forum 2013' SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA–(Marketwired – Nov 6, 2013) – Korea's annual tech knowledge forum 'Tech+' is returning once again with the participation of big name leaders of the industry from around the world to give lectures on the latest of wearable computers, … Read more on Marketwired…

Seoul shares seen lower on US budget impasse; tech shares eyed SEOUL, Oct 7 (Reuters) – Seoul shares are expected to track global markets lower on Tuesday, as investors fret about a week-long U.S. government shutdown, with deadlocked policymakers only 10 days from a critical need to raise the U.S. debt ceiling. Read more on…

S.Korea shares snap 5-day losing streak as tech, shipyards rally SEOUL Aug 23 (Reuters) – Seoul shares ended higher to snap a five-day losing streak on Friday, tracking Asian markets' rise as the technology and shipbuilding sectors rallied on strong U.S. and euro zone data that suggested the global economy is … Read more on Reuters

Seoul Suspects South Korean Tech Executive of Helping North in Cyberattacks SEOUL—South Korean authorities said they are investigating an executive at a local technology company suspected of helping North Korea in cyberattacks on the South. Identified only by the surname Kim, the man is in his 50s and is suspected of helping … Read more…