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Samsung blames battery glitches for Galaxy Note7 explosions

Monday, January 23, 2017 | More »

South Korean giant Samsung Electronics on Monday said faulty batteries caused its popular Galaxy Note7 handsets to overheat and explode, a glitch that led to one of the biggest-ever recalls in the consumer electronics industry and put a significant dent in Samsung’s brand value. At a press con...


Smart, connected living key theme for Samsung at CES 2017

Smarter, connected living seems to be the theme for South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics at the consumer electronics show CES 2017 in Las Vegas. Ahead of the prestigious trade show, which starts today, the company announced its new QLED TV series – Q9, Q8, and Q7 – bringing a new lineup t...

5 January, 2017 | More »


Samsung acquires Boston-based mobile payment solutions provider LoopPay

Samsung Electronics Co, Ltd has acquired Boston-based mobile wallet solutions provider LoopPay, in order to strengthen its overall efforts to provide users with reliable mobile wallet solutions. The financials of the deal remain undisclosed. As part of the acquisition, LoopPay founders Will Graylin ...

20 February, 2015 | More »


Samsung ties-up with Vodafone & Aircel for operator billing support on its app store

South Korean technology giant Samsung Electronics has partnered with telecom operators Vodafone and Aircel, following which users can download applications and games from the company’s app store and make the payment through their mobile bill, according to a Times of India report, citing Tarun Mali...

16 May, 2014 | More »


Samsung to unveil latest Galaxy smartphone end of this month

Samsung Electronics Co will unveil a new version of its flagship Galaxy S smartphone this month, but expectations are low that features such as a bigger screen will lead to a sharp jump in sales given intensifying competition. Samsung sent out invitations on Tuesday for “Samsung unPacked 5R...

4 February, 2014 | More »


Twitter introduces self-serve ads outside U.S

Twitter Inc said on Thursday it would introduce self-serve ads for small- and medium-sized businesses in three countries outside the United States, marking one of its first moves to expand revenue as a publicly listed company. Businesses in the United Kingdom, Ireland and Canada will be able to buy ...

15 November, 2013 | More »


Samsung Electronics Q2 misses forecast as smartphone worries deepen

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd missed already modest expectations for its quarterly earnings guidance on Friday, deepening worries that its smartphone business may have peaked, as growth in sales of its blockbuster Galaxy phones begins to wane and new rivals emerge to eat away at its market share. The G...

5 July, 2013 | More »


Samsung Electronics acquires TV DVR startup Boxee

Samsung Electronics has acquired TV digital recording device company Boxee, the South Korean manufacturer said on Wednesday. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Boxee is a DVR that stores content in the cloud and lets viewers watch recordings anywhere without space constraints. Most DVRs allow for...

4 July, 2013 | More »


Samsung says Galaxy S4 sales hit 10 million

Samsung Electronics Co said sales of the latest version of its flagship Galaxy S smartphone have reached 10 million since its launch in late April, making the model its fastest selling smartphone. The S4, the South Korean firm’s challenge to Apple Inc’s iPhone, is already selling in 60 c...

23 May, 2013 | More »


A stretched Samsung chases rival Apple’s suppliers

Overtaking Apple Inc  as the world’s leading maker of smartphones has stretched Samsung Electronics Co’s in-house supply lines, and the South Korean firm is now courting some of its rival’s main parts suppliers. After costly courtroom battles over technology patents, the two gadge...

17 May, 2013 | More »

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