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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 »

Audit shows problems at Samsung suppliers in China

This June 25, 2014 photo shows the documents, released by the Korean Maritime Safety Tribunal, an arm of the oceans ministry that serves as a maritime court, which include detailed investigations and findings over five accidents which involved the Chonghaejin Marine Co.,’s ferries between 2003 and 2011.  AP FILE PHOTO

Samsung says an external audit has found labor violations at dozens of its suppliers in China including failure to provide safety gear and excessive working hours.

Posted: July 1st, 2014 in Gadgets,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

New Samsung phone marks break from Android

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Samsung announced Monday the launch of a new smartphone based on its own operating system, in a step towards independence from the Google Android platform that dominates its popular handsets.

Posted: June 2nd, 2014 in Gadgets,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

S. Korea’s top mobile chat app, online portal to merge

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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.

Posted: May 26th, 2014 in Apps and Softwares,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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