Samsung`s Q3 profit plunges to near three-year low

The third-quarter performance by the world`s largest manufacturer of smartphones and televisions followed a 20 percent drop in profit in the second quarter.

Samsung posts record Q3 smartphone shipments

Samsung Electronics shipped a record 88.4 million smartphones in the third quarter to take its global market share above 35 percent, while rival Apple`s slice thinned, research data showed Tuesday.