Monday, April 14, 2008

[ News, Science / Tech, March 22 2008] International IT firms' Korean units enter global market with localized technology

Homemaker Yu-jin, 57, turns on her computer and opens an Internet browser, where a small red pen-shaped icon appears at the side of the window.

Whenever she finds unfamiliar English or Korean words on the web, she drags the red pen onto the word, or simply double clicks the word itself, and a small window containing the meaning or explanation of the highlighted term appears.

This pen-shaped icon is provided by the online dictionary of Yahoo Korea (, which was designed to help users better understand any English, Korean or Chinese words or subjects by providing information from online dictionaries and encyclopedia.

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