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Samsung launches Note 4 ‘phablet’ ahead of schedule

Lee Don-joo, head of sales and marketing for Samsung Electronics Co., introduces the latest Galaxy Note 4 during its unveiling in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2014. Samsung said Wednesday its latest Galaxy Note 4 smartphone will go on sale in China and South Korea later this week as its flagging mobile business tries to defend sales from Apple's new iPhones. Samsung said all three Chinese mobile carriers and all three South Korean mobile operators will begin Galaxy Note 4 sales on Friday. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

Korea’s Samsung launched the latest version of its oversized Galaxy Note smartphone earlier than expected Wednesday after US rival Apple reported record sales of its latest iPhone 6.

Posted: September 24th, 2014 in Uncategorized | Read More »

Samsung, Apple drop patent war outside US

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Arch-rivals Samsung and Apple have decided to drop a series of bitter patent disputes pending in multiple courts outside the United States, the South Korean electronics giant said on Wednesday.

Posted: August 6th, 2014 in Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Samsung postpones launch of Tizen smartphone

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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.

Posted: July 29th, 2014 in Gadgets,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Samsung earnings hit by slowing China sales

A woman passes by a billboard of  Samsung Electronics Co.'s Galaxy 5 at a subway station in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, July 8, 2014. AP FILE PHOTO

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.

Posted: July 8th, 2014 in Gadgets,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Samsung to build $1B display factory in Vietnam

LG’s Lifeband Touch, bottom, and Samsung’s Gear Fit, top, are shown for the photograph in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, June 5, 2014. AP

The display manufacturing unit of Samsung Electronics Co. says it has secured approval from Vietnam to build a $1 billion factory in the Southeast Asian country.

Posted: July 3rd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Gadgets,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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