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koreaSouth Korea thinks a peace agreement is North Korea is near

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South Korea sees a path to a peace agreement with North Korea and an end to the over 65 years old state of war with North Korea. The Korean War never officially ended. Hostilities were suspended for all of these …

broadbandSouth Korea getting 10 Gigabit per second internet and targets 50% 10 Gbps coverage by 2022

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South Korea is starting to commercialize 10-gigabit (Gb) transfer speeds for its online network systems, which is 10 times faster than Giga Internet, the fastest broadband service currently available, the ICT ministry said Sunday. The Ministry of Science and ICT …

air forceTurkey, Japan and South Korea looking at F-35B jump jets for airwings for mini-aircraft carriers

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Turkey might buy new generation F-35B jump jet stealth fighters. Turkey could join Japan and South Korea in using 20000 to 35000 helicopter carriers to base about 10-20 F35b with vertical takeoff and landing capabilities as mini-aircraft carriers. Japan is …

chinaCould a China-South Korea to Europe rail connection be used to buy off North Korea?

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Like China, South Korea has used and plans to use high-speed rail for economic development. South Korea and China both have plans to create high-speed rail and cargo links to Europe. The South Korea connection would require rail lines through …

armyUS Tanks finally upgrading with Israel’s battle tested anti-missile system

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The US Army’s 2019 budget will upgrade 261 M1 tanks, enough for three brigades, to carry Israeli-made Trophy Active Protection Systems (APS) to counter anti-tank missiles. There is also an increase in artillery and equipment to deter Russia from attempting …

darpaDARPA looks for robots and other tech to make cracking tunnels faster and safer

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North Korea and Iran have large underground facilties where they have their nuclear weapons and other operations. DARPA is looking at breakthroughs for dealing with tunnels and underground cities. Underground is the new frontier for military and security action. Although …

baldnessPotential new baldness cure can regrow new hair and generate damaged skin

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Korean scientists have developed a potential cure for baldness by growing new hair. * they discovered that a protein called CXXC5 acts as negative regulator of the Wnt signaling pathway inside of a cell that is linked to follicle development …

batteriesSamsung graphene coating for batteries to fully charge in about 15 minutes not 75 minutes

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Samsung has created a graphene ball coating for use inside a regular li-ion battery cells, which will increase the overall capacity by up to 45 percent and speeding up charging by five times. Nature Communications – Graphene balls for lithium …

businessCasual Gaming surpassing traditional video games

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In 2017, social/casual gaming global revenue will surpass traditional gaming according to PWc and continue to accelerate away at a much higher growth rate for the remainder of the forecast period. Social/casual gaming will surge at 11.9% CAGR and is …

armySouth Korea is increasing weapons development, military buildup and readiness

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(Korea Herald) South Korea’s military on Oct 19, 2017 announced a plan to develop “Frankenmissile” to counter North Korea’s escalating missile and nuclear capabilities in a bid to overwhelm the North during the initial phase of the war. In its …