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Google ready to enter Apple vs. Samsung legal battles?

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Google has allegedly vowed to back Samsung in the Korean handset maker's ongoing legal battles with Apple, unnamed sources have told the Korea Times. Although Google so far has taken an indirect role in defending device makers that utilize its Android platform, the recent injunction focused on Galaxy Nexus sales,...
Google ready to enter Apple vs. Samsung legal battles?

Samsung to offer its own Facebook-like social network

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While competitors are touting deeper integration of Facebook into their products, Samsung is reportedly looking to unseat the social networking giant. Unnamed officials within the company have revealed to The Korea Times that Samsung will introduce a social network embedded in its products sometime early next year. The company is...
Samsung to offer its own Facebook-like social network

Patent Talks Between Apple and Samsung Chief Executives Yield Little Progress

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Earlier this week, Apple CEO Tim Cook met with his counterpart from Samsung, Choi Gee-sung, as part of court-mediated talks seeking to find common ground in the ongoing patent battles between the two companies. Unsurprisingly, the talks seems to have been relatively unproductive, with the U.S. case underway in California...
Patent Talks Between Apple and Samsung Chief Executives Yield Little Progress

Apple to spend $11bn on Samsung parts in 2012 claims exec

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Apple may be attempting to reduce its reliance on Samsung components, but its bill from the Korean firm is likely to be the largest to-date according to one exec: up from $7.8bn in 2011 to as much as $11bn by the end of 2012. “The amount of the current contract...
Apple to spend $11bn on Samsung parts in 2012 claims exec

Did bugs in Samsung's Galaxy S4 software delay its release?

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According to the Korea Times the device was supposed to be unveiled a month ago FORTUNE -- Last September, two weeks after it lost a $1 billion patent infringement verdict to Apple (AAPL) and four days after Apple introduced the iPhone 5, Samsung's home-town English-language newspaper -- the Korea Times --...
Did bugs in Samsung's Galaxy S4 software delay its release?

No, the next iPhone won’t have a flexible display

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Thanks to either a bad translation or simply a quote taken out of context, the latest Apple rumor floating around is that the next iPhone will include a flexible display. The rumor originated from The Korea Times who quoted Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Kwon Oh-hyun as saying the company is...
No, the next iPhone won’t have a flexible display
Samsung Galaxy Note III with 6.3-inch display rumored for 2013 launch
Samsung denies rumors of Galaxy S 4 release date

Samsung aiming for complete mobile domination with rumored Facebook competitor

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Samsung's made no secret of its ambitions to commandeer all aspects of mobile tech -- from devices themselves to processors and software like ChatON and the recently announced Siri competitor S Voice. While we've seen the company head into social media territory before, it looks like it wants an...
Samsung aiming for complete mobile domination with rumored Facebook competitor

Rumor: Samsung to release Galaxy S 4 by March 2013

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Samsung may be planning a follow-up to the Galaxy S III, if rumors are to be believed. According to sources of the Korea Times, the company will allegedly reveal the new handset, called the Galaxy S 4, at the Mobile World Congress expo in Barcelona next year, as a response...
Rumor: Samsung to release Galaxy S 4 by March 2013

Samsung planning Galaxy S IV launch for March 2013?

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Galaxy S 4 or Galaxy S IV? Disagreements over the naming convention are likely to rage on now that Samsung's dropped hints that it's planning to replace the Galaxy S III in the spring of next year. A company official reportedly told Korea Times that "the new device is...
Samsung planning Galaxy S IV launch for March 2013?

PC Free Fall Is Not Entirely Fault Of Windows 8

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A Samsung exec has smacked around Microsoft's Windows 8 operating system, calling it out as a big reason why the global PC industry's numbers are tanking. But is this really the smoking gun? "The global PC industry is steadily shrinking despite the launch of Windows 8," Jun Dong-soo, President of...
PC Free Fall Is Not Entirely Fault Of Windows 8
Samsung denies rumors that it is prepping a Facebook competitor

Samsung Galaxy S III may use dual-core Snapdragon in US

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Samsung officials in Korea have purportedly hinted that the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S III will get different chips for different markets. The comments were made by an unnamed exec after Qualcomm CEO Paul Jacobs admitted that the 28nm MSM chips were facing a supply shortage, The Korea Times reported. Qualcomm...
Samsung Galaxy S III may use dual-core Snapdragon in US

Report: Samsung Display terminates LCD contract with Apple

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Samsung Display has terminated a contract to make LCD panels for Apple due to supply chain issues and financial strain, according to a news report published in The Korea Times on Monday....
Report: Samsung Display terminates LCD contract with Apple
Korea Times posts its latest 'Apple moving away from Samsung' claim
Hackers steal, sell data on 8.7 million Korea Telecom subscribers

Samsung exec: "No compromise" in patent war with Apple

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Less than a day after Samsung filed a fresh lawsuit against Apple, the Korean company has stepped up its public rhetoric as the patent war continues to escalate. Samsung's telecommunication division head, Shin Jong-kyun, told the Korea Times the company would accept "no compromise" in the ongoing legal battles.......
Samsung exec: "No compromise" in patent war with Apple

Samsung and Google set for high-profile talks over Android ecoystem, Apple patents

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With Eric Schmidt in the country to help promote the launch of his company’s Nexus 7 tablet today, Samsung mobile chief Shin Jong-kyun has said he will meet with the Google chairman in a top-level meeting while he is in Korea. The Korea Times reports that the meeting is scheduled for Thursday,...
Samsung and Google set for high-profile talks over Android ecoystem, Apple patents

Korean telecom execs hint at wide LTE support with next-gen iPhone

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It's already widely expected that the next-generation iPhone will have LTE network support. But if you still weren't sure, executives from two Korean cell carriers have reportedly confirmed that they're in negotiations to bring the LTE iPhone to their respective customers, though none of the companies involved have issued formal...
Korean telecom execs hint at wide LTE support with next-gen iPhone

Apple and Samsung mediation talks fail

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High-level talks between Apple and Samsung regarding patent infringements have reportedly failed, according to the Korea Times. Apple CEO Tim Cook met with Samsung CEO Choi Gee-sung along with Samsungís head of mobile, Shin Jong-kyun. Although Tim Cook has stated that he prefers to settle when he can, two days...
Apple and Samsung mediation talks fail

Korea Times: LG is working with Google on another Nexus phone

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Getting the Nexus 4 into customers' hands aside, the Google-LG team-up was a huge boost to the Korean manufacturer's smartphone fortunes. According to the Korea Times, LG's now looking to repeat the magic and is already working with Google on a Nexus sequel. Presumably another phone beyond that Optimus...
Korea Times: LG is working with Google on another Nexus phone

Samsung may have let slip Apple's iPad Mini plans

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A Samsung official tells the Korea Times that Apple will likely release a smaller iPad by the end of this year. [Read more]...
Samsung may have let slip Apple's iPad Mini plans

Anonymous Samsung Executive Claims Apple Planning to Launch Smaller iPad by End of 2012

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In a report from The Korea Times (via SlashGear), an anonymous Samsung executive reveals that Apple has committed to purchase at least $9.7 billion worth of components from the company this year, with Apple's expenditures potentially reaching $11 billion depending on demand. According to the executive, growth will be driven...
Anonymous Samsung Executive Claims Apple Planning to Launch Smaller iPad by End of 2012

Boot up: EE's 4G prices, Apple's rubber band rebounds, Chromebook hands-on and more

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Plus Smart Magazine puts everything to scale, Google and Bing's divergent search strategies, playing LA Noire with your dad and moreA quick burst of 9 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology teamEE announces 4G tariff details >> guardian.co.ukAnd everyone detests them.Samsung says it's still supplying...
Boot up: EE's 4G prices, Apple's rubber band rebounds, Chromebook hands-on and more

Three Days After iPhone 5 Drops, Samsung Desperately Leaks Galaxy S IV Debut Date

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Put yourself in Samsung’s shoes. You’ve just lost more than $1 billion in a very public patent trial. Your shining star, the Galaxy S III, was just blown out of the water by a brand new iPhone — Apple sold 2 million iPhone 5 units in 24 hours, whereas you...
Three Days After iPhone 5 Drops, Samsung Desperately Leaks Galaxy S IV Debut Date
LG rumored to be building its own smartwatch to compete with Apple, Samsung, and Google

Samsung's new U.S. display patents firm designed to satisfy the ITC's domestic industry requirement

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Over this holiday (Memorial Day in the U.S.) weekend a growing number of commentators talked about last week's Korea Times report on Samsung Display's confirmation that the display-making part of the Samsung Group "invested $25 million to launch [a wholly-owned subsidiary named] Intellectual Keystone Technology (IKT) in Washington D.C. in...
Samsung's new U.S. display patents firm designed to satisfy the ITC's domestic industry requirement
Samsung expects to ship more than half a billion phones in 2013

Samsung and Google plan to work together to fight off Apple’s legal moves

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It’s no secret that Apple has been aggressive to attack anyone involved with Android, filing tons of patent suits against companies, including HTC and Samsung. Perhaps the biggest news came last week, as Apple first won an injunction on the original Galaxy Tab and, later more importantly, in the week won...
Samsung and Google plan to work together to fight off Apple’s legal moves
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