Sprint and SK Telecom in Talks to Co-Develop Awesome Phones

SK Telecom is South Korea's largest mobile phone carrier, but they're definitely interested in a U.S. presence-it was a partner in Helio (before it got sold), and had a rejected $5 billion investment offer to Sprint last fall. While CNBC originally reported they were now in talks to buy Sprint, the WSJ says the two… » 7/15/08 4:39pm 7/15/08 4:39pm

Virgin and SK Telecom Actually In Talks Despite SK's Denials

Even though SK Telecom denied being in talks with Virgin Mobile to merge it and the Helio brands, Virgin Mobile is having none of it. VM said that they were in the "early stages" of discussions, but there aren't any "assurances that any transaction will result." Sounds like someone at Virgin is using the press as a… » 5/14/08 10:45pm 5/14/08 10:45pm

SK Telecom Cleaning Robot Controlled by Cellphone

Sometimes we just want to tell our Roomba what to do, but we can never find that frickin' remote. Well SK Telecom has decided to fix this problem, they are developing a cleaning-robot that is controllable via your cell phone. Not only can you decide where the little bot cleans, but you can also see what it's doing via… » 7/27/07 7:12pm 7/27/07 7:12pm