While paying by phone apps in on the rise, some people in South Korea are still using cash. Photo: Reuters

South Korea’s digitisation doesn’t spell the end for cash, despite uptake in mobile app payments

  • Mobile phones are accelerating the trend of living without any physical money in Asia's fourth-largest economy
  • South Koreans are slowly doing away with cash, but many older people still rely on it to make payments
Topic |   Smartphones

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While paying by phone apps in on the rise, some people in South Korea are still using cash. Photo: Reuters
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Not only does it keep you fit, wearable tech could also be used to track your performance at work. Photo: Alamy

How your work performance can be monitored as easily as your health: the future of wearable tech?

  • Your Apple Watch or Fitbit measures general health and fitness, but researchers used wearables to monitor workers’ sleep, stress, phone use and calorie intake
  • They discovered the habits that separate high performers from low performers. Good news, you may think, but what if your boss could use such data against you?
Topic |   Wearables

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Not only does it keep you fit, wearable tech could also be used to track your performance at work. Photo: Alamy
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