Showing posts from November, 2007

It’s bitter cold.

It’s bitter cold.
November is my coldest month.
Sometimes it snows heavily in my mind.

Because, Christmas is drawing near.
(Do you understand what I’m saying?)

Meeting with Hbase Company, Powerset

While there was not much time for fun, my hosts at NHN (Paul Sung and Ed Yoon) picked me up at the airport and took me out to a meal at a traditional Korean restaurant......

I had a good time. :)

Introducing Android

FT: South Korea Approves Samsung Probe

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's National Assembly passed a bill Friday demanding an independent investigation into allegations of bribery at the Samsung Group conglomerate.

The bill was to go to President Roh Moo-hyun for final approval. His office has said he may veto it because state prosecutors have already launched a probe into the scandal at the country's largest industrial group, which includes Samsung Electronics Co.

The single-chamber legislature, however, can override a veto if a majority of its 299 members attend a floor vote and two-thirds of them vote in favor.

A total of 155 lawmakers voted for the bill Friday, 17 cast ballots against it and 17 abstained. A total of 110 lawmakers were absent and did not vote.

The legislation calls for Roh to name an independent counsel to delve into allegations against Samsung, including that it operated slush funds to bribe influential figures such as prosecutors, judges and government officials.

Other accusations include clai…

racial discrimination

Distrust of foreigners shading into racism !!
I was a victim of their racism.

Today, my anger gauge 8/10.

My anger gauge 8/10.
8/10 RPM is a red zone.

Week in review: Go go Google

Google is big and getting bigger.

Google's shares traded over the $700 mark this week, marking a new first for the Internet giant. Just a little more than three weeks ago, Google shares passed the $600 mark and analysts were speculating its shares could climb as high as $700 within the next year. Apparently, it's been a quick year.

The stock was up following reports that Google is in "serious discussions" with Verizon Wireless to put its mobile "GPhone" software on Verizon phones. For months, people have been speculating about the GPhone.

Most people believe that it's not a specific phone, but is more likely an operating system or software that integrates many of Google's mobile services, such as Web search, Gmail, YouTube, and Google Maps, onto phones made by existing handset makers. But more than simply integrating Google services onto handsets, the new Google mobile operating system is believed to be an open platform on which application develope…