Samsung Electronics Co. said Monday it is delaying sales of its first Tizen-powered smartphone in the latest setback to the company’s ambition to create a mobile platform to rival Google’s Android or Apple’s iOS.
Samsung Electronics Co. said operating profit declined to a two-year low in the second quarter, hit by the strong local currency and slowing demand for smartphones in China.
The installation of a kill-switch on all mobile phone devices appears easier than what has been thought of, and with the recent development in the market, a congressional action might not be needed anymore.
South Korea’s top messaging service provider, Kakao Corp., and its second largest Internet portal, Daum, announced a merger Monday to create a company with an estimated market value of $3 billion.
They fit in a pocket, have batteries that last all week and are almost indestructible: old-school Nokias, Ericssons and Motorolas are making a comeback as consumers tired of fragile and overly-wired smartphones go retro.