RIP: Gravestone in South Korea commemorates Internet Explorer

RIP: Gravestone in South Korea commemorates Internet Explorer

It was the end of a long and ardous era and the death of a much-mocked giant as Microsoft decided to cease support for its Internet Explorer. So, commemorations were in order and for Jung Ki-young, a South Korean software engineer, Microsoft’s decision to retire the web browser marked the end of a quarter-century love-hate … Read more

Internet Explorer’s final resting place: as a ‘world-class joke’ in South Korea | News

Internet Explorer’s final resting place: as a ‘world-class joke’ in South Korea |  News

For Jung Ki-young, a South Korean software engineer, Microsoft’s decision to retire its Internet Explorer web browser marked the end of a quarter-century love-hate relationship with the technology. To commemorate its demise, he spent a month and 430,000 won ($330) designing and ordering a headstone with Explorer’s “e” logo and the English epitaph: “He was … Read more

Why some South Koreans want their own nuclear bomb | Nuclear Weapons News

Why some South Koreans want their own nuclear bomb |  Nuclear Weapons News

Seoul, South Korea – Hours after US President Joe Biden left Tokyo following a five-day tour to Japan and South Korea last week, officials in Seoul sounded the alarm over the launch of a suspected intercontinental ballistic missile test from North Korea. If confirmed, the launch of an ICBM – a weapon that is capable … Read more

South Korea’s investment in the metaverse could provide a blueprint

South Korea’s investment in the metaverse could provide a blueprint

An attendant with the Meta Oculus Quest 2 headset on a virtual reality tour during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona in March, 2022. South Korea is betting on the metaverse as the next big thing, but there are still questions over the shape the industry will take in the coming years. Joan Cros | … Read more

Tens of thousands dead in Mariupol, Zelenskyy says amid plea to South Korea for arms – National

Tens of thousands dead in Mariupol, Zelenskyy says amid plea to South Korea for arms – National

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy on Monday asked Seoul for any military aid it could provide as he said Russia could only be forced to make peace. Speaking in a video address to South Korean lawmakers, Zelenskyy said his country needed more help, including weapons, if it is to survive the war. “You have something that … Read more

North Korea threatens nuclear ‘annihilation’ if South pre-emptively attacks – National

North Korea threatens nuclear ‘annihilation’ if South pre-emptively attacks – National

The sister of North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong Un, announced on North Korean airwaves that the country would use its nuclear capabilities to “annihilate” the South Korean military if the country launched a pre-emptive attack. Besides being the Supreme Leader’s sister, Kim Yo Jong is an influential member of the North Korean government, holding senior … Read more