A trade secret in U.S., losing bids fight corruption online in Seoul

You may know not know it, but Seoul, Korea is one of the most tech-savvy cities in the world.  Or so says Time Magazine in this profile of the city’s efforts to wire up its citizens. An eye-grabbing stat:  95 percent of the city’s residents have broadband connections in their homes. (By comparison, Time notes the U.S. has 60 percent of households have installed broadband.)  The impact is real: Start with clean government. All city contracts are now put out to bid online, and all bids are posted. That transparency, Seoul Mayor Oh Se-hoon tells TIME, has reduced corruption in [More]