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Samsung: We're still not into 3D smartphones

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By now you may have already seen a handful of "leaks" on Samsung's imminent Galaxy S III, but if you ask us, they all smell like a cruel prank on anticipating fans. As far as we're concerned, the only reliable tidbits so far are the GT-i9300 and GT-i9308 codenames...
Samsung: We're still not into 3D smartphones

Samsung: Galaxy S III with a 3D display? Forget about it.

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Samsung must be enjoying the amount of buzz its next flagship Android smartphone is generating, despite the company’s silence on what will be included in the device and when it will launch, but it has today moved to quash any rumours it is about to incorporate a 3D display in...
Samsung: Galaxy S III with a 3D display? Forget about it.

Samsung in $7bn China plant move

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Samsung Electronics, the world's biggest memory-chip maker, unveils plans to invest $7bn (£4.4bn) to build a chip factory in China....
Samsung in $7bn China plant move

Samsung mulls LCD unit spin-off

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Samsung Electronics says it is mulling spinning-off its Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) unit in a bid to streamline its business....
Samsung mulls LCD unit spin-off

Apple pressuring regulators to set FRAND licensing rules

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In what perhaps some could label a move out of desperation, Apple issued a letter to the European Telecommunications Standards Institute asking the body to establish consistent royalty fees for patents deemed essential to wireless standards, reports the Wall Street Journal. The body has a role in setting the standards...
Apple pressuring regulators to set FRAND licensing rules

The rumor regarding a project named ‘Samsung Facebook’ is groundless

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There have been inquiries and a few articles claiming that Samsung Electronics is going to offer a Facebook-like service, being developed under a code-name called ‘Samsung Facebook.’ However this is not true and the rumor is groundless. ‘Family Story’ has been available since February 2012 on Samsung Smart TVs,...
The rumor regarding a project named ‘Samsung Facebook’ is groundless

Samsung family feuds over shares

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The chairman of Samsung Electronics, Lee Kun-hee, is to defend three lawsuits from family members claiming ownership of $1bn of company assets....
Samsung family feuds over shares

Samsung says it sold 5m LTE phones, 2.8m Galaxy Notes in South Korea, claims 60% domestic share

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Now that May has ended, Samsung Electronics has released new domestic sales figures for its LTE phones, and more specifically its Galaxy Note series. In a press statement (in Korean), Samsung says LTE phone sales have exceeded 5 million in South Korea, and that it has shipped 2.8 million Galaxy...
Samsung says it sold 5m LTE phones, 2.8m Galaxy Notes in South Korea, claims 60% domestic share

Samsung Display spinoff officially launches as 'the world's largest display manufacturer'

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Just as planned, Samsung has formally separated from its display business, which will begin solo operations "in earnest" April 3rd. The newly created -- and still 100 percent Samsung Electronics owned -- Samsung Display comes into existence immediately as "the world's largest display manufacturer" with 20,000 employees and five...
Samsung Display spinoff officially launches as 'the world's largest display manufacturer'
Maria Sharapova, serial mobile phone endorser, signs three-year deal with Samsung Electronics

Samsung gets the Queen’s seal of approval…quite literally

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“Royal warrants are granted to people or companies who have regularly supplied goods or services for a minimum of five consecutive years to The Queen, The Duke of Edinburgh or The Prince of Wales,” according to the British Monarchy’s official website. Since the Middle Ages, tradesmen who have supplied goods...
Samsung gets the Queen’s seal of approval…quite literally

Samsung unveils Galaxy S3′s new quad-core processor

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While the flagship smartphone itself will remain under wraps until next week’s press conference, Samsung on Thursday unveiled its next-generation mobile processor, the Exynos 4 Quad, which will power its upcoming Galaxy S3. The new 1.4GHz quad-core SoC is built on 32-nanometer architecture, and Samsung says the chipset will...
Samsung unveils Galaxy S3′s new quad-core processor

Samsung, Qualcomm Join Forces on Wireless Charging

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Samsung Electronics and Qualcomm have joined forces and formed the Alliance for Wireless Power (A4WP) which aims to accelerate the development of wireless......
Samsung, Qualcomm Join Forces on Wireless Charging

Apple told to pay Samsung damages

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A Dutch court has ordered Apple to pay damages to rival Samsung Electronics for infringing a patent held by the South Korean firm....
Apple told to pay Samsung damages

Samsung spins off its LCD business, becomes the world’s biggest display manufacturer overnight

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It’s been a long time coming but today Samsung has announced that it has successfully spun off its LCD business and formed Samsung Display. The new company that will focus on the development and sale of its display panel technologies and panels, becoming the world’s biggest display manufacturer overnight. Samsung...
Samsung spins off its LCD business, becomes the world’s biggest display manufacturer overnight

Samsung profits up 81% on phones

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Samsung Electronics says profits rose 81%, boosted by smartphone sales and increased profitability at its display panel unit....
Samsung profits up 81% on phones

Samsung outstrips Apple smartphone sales to ring up record profit

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Samsung sold 44.5m smartphones in the first quarter – to Apple's 35.1m – boosted by success of Galaxy Note and S2A surge in Galaxy smartphone sales fuelled earnings at Samsung Electronics to a record high in the first quarter, usually a tough season for the global consumer electronics industry, outshining...
Samsung outstrips Apple smartphone sales to ring up record profit

BRUTAL: Nokia Will Axe 10,000 Jobs (NOK)

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HELSINKI (AP) — Nokia Corp. will lay off 10,000 jobs globally and close plants by the end of 2013, the company said Thursday, in a further drive to save costs and streamline operations. Nokia said it will shut some research and development projects, including in Ulm, Germany, and Burnaby, Canada,...
BRUTAL: Nokia Will Axe 10,000 Jobs (NOK)

Samsung Acquires Mobile Entertainment And Music Streaming Startup mSpot

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Samsung Electronics has acquired mobile entertainment startup mSpot, according to a release issued today. Financial terms were not disclosed, but previous reports point to an acquisition price of $8.8 million. mSpot let users stream and watch full-length movies on their mobile phones and on the web. The company had struck...
Samsung Acquires Mobile Entertainment And Music Streaming Startup mSpot

Apple faces delays in bid for sales bans in German Motorola case and US Galaxy Tab case

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According to two separate reports today, Apple is once again facing roadblocks in its attempt to win sales bans in patent related litigation with Samsung and Motorola. The first report comes from Bloomberg, which today said that a court in Dusseldorf, Germany said Apple will likely lose its bid...
Apple faces delays in bid for sales bans in German Motorola case and US Galaxy Tab case

HTC, Facebook jointly developing smartphone, say sources

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Given that Google is expected to continue to cooperate with Samsung Electronics for the development of the next-generation Nexus smartphone, HTC reportedly has decided to move forward in its own way and is currently developing a customized smartphone in cooperation with Facebook slated to be launched in the third quarter...
HTC, Facebook jointly developing smartphone, say sources

Samsung Launches Low-cost Android 4.0 Tablet

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Samsung Electronics has launched the Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0), the first of its tablets to ship with Android 4.0 and its own Touchwiz user interface....
Samsung Launches Low-cost Android 4.0 Tablet

IDC Also Says Samsung Grabbed the Biggest Smartphone Share in Q1

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The worldwide smartphone market grew 42.5 percent year-over-year during the first quarter, as Samsung Electronics overtook Apple for the smartphone leadership......
IDC Also Says Samsung Grabbed the Biggest Smartphone Share in Q1

New boss for Samsung Electronics

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Samsung Electronics, one of the world's largest electronics makers, names Kwon Oh Hyun as new chief executive officer....
New boss for Samsung Electronics

The affordable African smartphone battle begins: Samsung’s Galaxy Pocket vs Huawei’s Ideos X1

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Most mobile analysts in Africa have come to the consensus that the future of Internet access on the continent lies in mobile. Over the next decade, mobile devices will serve as the vehicle for delivering Internet access to millions of Africans. For this to happen, the devices will have to...
The affordable African smartphone battle begins: Samsung’s Galaxy Pocket vs Huawei’s Ideos X1

Apple 'violated a Samsung patent', Dutch court rules

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Hague court orders Apple to pay damages over patent infringement in some iPhones and iPads in the NetherlandsA Dutch court has ordered Apple Inc to pay damages to Samsung Electronics Co Ltd over a patent violation in the Netherlands, the latest twist in the global legal battle waged by the...
Apple 'violated a Samsung patent', Dutch court rules

Samsung's Galaxy Note Will Get Android 4.0 in Q2, Along With New Apps

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Samsung Electronics will upgrade its Galaxy Note to Android 4.0 or Ice Cream Sandwich starting during the second quarter. The upgrade will also include new......
Samsung's Galaxy Note Will Get Android 4.0 in Q2, Along With New Apps

Samsung Says Not Involved in Israeli Ad that Has Iran Upset

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Samsung said on Monday that it had no part in creating an Israeli ad that shows one of its tablets disabling an Iranian nuclear facility. “Samsung Electronics is aware of a recent news report in Iranian media regarding an advertisement aired by HOT cable network of Israel,” Samsung said in...
Samsung Says Not Involved in Israeli Ad that Has Iran Upset

HTC Is Getting Clobbered After Its CFO Unexpectedly Leaves The Company

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TAIPEI (Reuters) - Shares of HTC Corp fell as much as 6 percent on Tuesday after a change in its chief financial officer and the imminent launch of a new phone by arch rival Samsung Electronics raised concerns over the Taiwanese firm's recovery. HTC has been losing market share to...
HTC Is Getting Clobbered After Its CFO Unexpectedly Leaves The Company

Samsung starts upgrading Galaxy S II to Android 4.0

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Samsung Electronics has started upgrading its Galaxy S II smartphone to Android 4.0 or Ice Cream Sandwich, the company said on Tuesday....
Samsung starts upgrading Galaxy S II to Android 4.0
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