* Date : 2016-05-27
Korean instant noodles have been well-loved favorites for over half a century. The average person consumes 70 packets of instant noodles a year in Korea. The Korean instant noodles market is worth about 1.7 billion dollars a year. Recently, a chinese-fusion instant noodles boom has created new competition in the market. Champong noodles that cost over twice as much as ordinary instant noodles and use a variety of ingredients to produce richer flavor have become a huge hit, shaking up long-established rankings in the world of instant noodles. We take a look at the reheating competition in the instant noodles market and its future.
The 9th World IT Show, Korea's largest IT show just opened this year under the theme 'connect everything'. This year's exhibition presented the most advanced technologies in networking. From micro base stations on drones and backpacks to 5G in development for sports imaging, a range of platforms to impact our day to day activities were unveiled. Other technologies and products to set IT industry trends such as connected cars were also exhibited. Take a look at the latest in IT trends at the World IT Show 2016.
One of the biggest disadvantages of using a smart watch is that anyone around you can hear the phone conversation. This led one Korean startup company to invent a smart watch strap that allows the user to take calls by simply pressing their fingertip to their ear. The revolutionary new voice transmission technology attracted huge crowds at this year's CES, and is taking the tech world by storm. Meet Innomdle Lab, the team behind the groundbreaking wearable device.
Next year, Seoul will be Korea's first city to have its own Michelin Red Guide, the most prestigious culinary guide in the world. The Michelin Guide Seoul will be the fourth edition in Asia, following Japan, Hong Kong, and Singapore. Learn everything you need to know about the so-called bible of gastronomy, from its star rating system, anonymous reviewers, to criteria for starred rankings.