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Samsung Earnings Are Rebounding as Flurry of New Biz Tech Appears

One of the stories somewhat lost in the headlines earlier this month, is that of an impressive comeback. After almost two years of lagging performance, Samsung operating profits rose 80 percent during the last quarter over the same time last year. Reuters reports much of the cause of declining profits was due to losing part of the smartphone market share to Apple. While ... Read More »

To Woo the Chinese, Samsung Turns to Product Placement in Online Videos

Advertising technology company Mirriad says it is working with Samsung Electronics Co Ltd and China’s video site Youku to market Samsung products to Chinese viewers who are gravitating toward streaming video content. Mirriad’s technology inserts products or signage, from things like a branded beverage bottle on a table to a billboard with brand imagery in the background, into streaming video content. ... Read More »

Samsung Confirms Mass Production for Its First 14nm Wearable Processor

Samsung Confirms Mass Production for Its First 14nm Wearable Processor HIGHLIGHTS New Exynos 7 Dual 7270 SoC aimed specifically at wearables It comes with LTE connectivity Samsung offering reference platform to manufacturers Samsung on Tuesday announced that it has started mass production of the Exynos 7 Dual 7270 processor. The new mobile application processor (AP) from Samsung is focused on ... Read More »

Samsung, US Agree To Expanded Recall Of 1.9 Million Note 7s

Samsung Note 7 devices were overheating and catching fire even after a recall. Samsung Electronics Co. and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission agreed to terms for an expanded recall of original and replacement Note 7 smartphones, increasing the number of devices that can be returned to 1.9 million. All owners of the Note 7s will be able to exchange ... Read More »

Samsung Offers Alternative Phones To Note 7 To Appease India Customers

Samsung has been hit by an avalanche of negative publicity. Mumbai: Samsung Electronics Co on Friday offered alternative phones to its India customers who had pre-ordered its flagship Galaxy Note 7 devices, in a bid to appease loyal clients in one of its largest smartphone markets. The world’s largest phone maker has been hit by an avalanche of negative publicity, ... Read More »

AirAsia Bans Samsung Note 7 On Its Flights

AirAsia has said any guests found with the device will be denied boarding. HIGHLIGHTS AirAsia says passengers not permitted to carry Galaxy Note 7 phones Prohibition due to safety concerns, includes recalled devices Guests found with the device will be denied boarding, says AirAsia New Delhi: Malaysian budget airline group AirAsia has prohibited carrying Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones on any ... Read More »

This Tiny Canadian Battery Company is Taking on Tesla, Panasonic, and Samsung

This Tiny Canadian Battery Company is Taking on Tesla, Panasonic, and Samsung HIGHLIGHTS Recent transactions by Electrovaya support the company’s meteoric rise Proprietary tech, protected by ~400 patents, gives the company an edge The Li-Ion batteries industry will be worth at least $250 billion by 2040 In the race to bring large-scale rechargeable batteries to the masses, there’s Tesla Motors ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Fires Risk Hurting Demand for Other Products

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Fires Risk Hurting Demand for Other Products Kong Tse has seen first-hand how the global uproar over flammable Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones is playing out with consumers. The 26-year-old, who hawks devices in the warrens of Hong Kong’s Wanchai Computer Center, says sales of the company’s handsets have tumbled 30 percent since the controversy began, ... Read More »

Samsung Scrambles for Answers After Halting Galaxy Note 7 Phone Sales

Samsung Scrambles for Answers After Halting Galaxy Note 7 Phone Sales HIGHLIGHTS Customers reported that replacement phones were also catching fire Samsung scrambling to figure out the cause of the battery fires Company has not said how many new or replacement phones will be affected Samsung halted sales of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones and asked consumers to stop using ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Fiasco Could Cost Company a Whopping $17 Billion

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Fiasco Could Cost Company a Whopping $17 Billion Samsung Electronics’ worst-ever recall could cost the company as much as $17 billion after it halted sales of its flagship Galaxy Note 7 for a second time, spelling an almost certain end for the ill-fated premium model. Samsung announced the recall of 2.5 million Galaxy Note 7s in ... Read More »