Items tagged with Kim

According to Korean news sources, 11 people, including one prominent former Samsung engineer, have been arrested for allegedly selling secrets to one of Samsung's rival firms. The report states that a 46-year-old former SMD researcher, whose name is being withheld, was paid ~$170,000 "from the competitor in exchange for secret data on the so-called "small mask scanning" technology involved in building active-matrix organic light-emitting diode (AMOLED) displays for large televisions. Until now, AMOLED displays have mostly been used for small smart devices." The complaint indicates that the researcher... Read more...
Eric Kim really loves TV. If he ever decides to step down as Senior Vice President and General Manager of Intel's Digital Home Group, he might have a future as a game show host. At least he had fun channeling one as he donned a bright red jacket and asked panelists some media-based trivia questions to prove a point during his keynote address at IDF... IDF Day 2: Eric Kim: "We Love TV" ... Read more...
Eric Kim really loves TV. If he ever decides to step down as Senior Vice President and General Manager of Intel's Digital Home Group, he might have a future as a game show host. At least he had fun channeling one as he donned a bright red jacket and asked panelists some media-based trivia questions to prove a point:    Question #1: What percentage of 2008 Superbowl viewers used a notebook or cellphone to surf the Internet while watching the game? Question #2: How many viewers cast votes in this year's American Idol finale? Question #3: How many buttons were on the first wireless... Read more...
During a summit with South Korean's president the reclusive leader of the DPRK, Kim Jong Il, described himself as an Internet Expert.  While the comment alone is certainly one of those things that will likely live on as a running joke after being taken out of context.  A certain Al Gore comment comes to mind.So what was the context?“The reclusive leader made the remark after South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun asked that South Korean companies operating at an industrial park in the North Korean city of Kaesong be allowed to use the Internet, Yonhap news agency reported, without citing... Read more...
Sad news tonight, folks.  CNET Editor James Kim was just found dead.  He and his family were on a holiday trip when their card was stranded in blinding snow.  James left his wife and kids in the card while he went on foot for help, but he never made it. More details are available in this story on CNN. "The body of a San Francisco man who had walked into the Oregon wilderness to find help for his stranded family was found Wednesday. James Kim, 35, walked into the snowy Oregon mountains Saturday leaving his wife and two young daughters in the family car. They were rescued by searchers... Read more...