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Samsung launches Galaxy S8 and dreams of recovery from Note 7

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd (005930.KS) unveiled its Galaxy S8 flagship smartphone as it battles to regain the market leadership it lost to Apple Inc (AAPL.O) after the embarrassing withdrawal of the fire-prone Note 7s. Boasting some of the largest wrap-around screens ever made, the long-awaited S8 is the South Korean …

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After night in cell, Samsung scion taken for questioning

Handcuffed and tied with white rope, the scion of one of the world’s biggest conglomerates, Samsung Group, was taken on Saturday for questioning by South Korean authorities after spending a night in a small detention cell. Samsung Group chief Jay Y. Lee was arrested on Friday for his alleged role …

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Samsung’s chip, screen sales to drive Q4 profit to 3-year high -analysts

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd is likely to forecast its best quarterly profit in nearly three years on Friday, analysts said, with robust memory chip sales easing the pain of the costly failure of a flagship smartphone. The South Korean firm discontinued sales of the Galaxy Note 7 phones after some …

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Samsung to disable Note 7 phones in the U.S. via software update

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Friday that a software update for Galaxy Note 7 smartphones will be released mid-December in the United States preventing them from charging and functioning as mobile phones, rendering them useless. The smartphone maker said that more than 93 percent of all recalled Galaxy Note …

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U.S. Supreme Court backs Samsung in smartphone fight with Apple

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday sided with Samsung in its big-money smartphone patent fight with Apple, throwing out an appeals court ruling that the South Korean company had to pay a $399 million penalty to its American rival for copying key iPhone designs. The 8-0 ruling, written by Justice …

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Galaxy Note 7 recall did not damage Samsung brand in U.S.: Reuters/Ipsos poll

A global recall of fire-prone Galaxy Note 7 smartphones did not appear to hurt U.S. consumers’ willingness to buy Samsung Electronics (005930.KS) phones, a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll released on Sunday showed. The survey conducted Oct. 26 to Nov. 9 found that current Samsung smartphone users were as loyal to their …

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Samsung to launch AI assistant service for Galaxy S8

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Sunday it would launch an artificial intelligence digital assistant service for its upcoming Galaxy S8 smartphone, seeking to rebound from the Galaxy Note 7’s collapse and differentiate its devices. The world’s top smartphone maker in October announced the acquisition of Viv Labs Inc, a …

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Samsung placing product images in Youku videos, targeting Chinese viewers

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 …

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Samsung Elec says it started mass production of 10-nanometre chips

Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Monday its system chips business has started mass production of semiconductors using 10 nanometer technology, adding it was the first company in the industry to do so. Samsung said in a statement a tech product launching early next year will use chips …

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