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5G smartphones likely to hit Indian market in April: Reports

Premium smartphones that run on a 5G network are expected to hit the market in April.

Mar 06, 2019, 08:31 AM IST

Samsung speeds up Virtual Reality business in United States

Samsung has been tapping deeper into the VR business, kicking off the Global Virtual Reality Association, along with other major tech giants, including Google Inc and Facebook-owned Oculus VR.

Jun 24, 2017, 16:57 PM IST

Samsung Electronics creates new contract chip manufacturing division

Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Friday it has formed a new division within its semiconductor business for contract chip manufacturing in a move to strengthen its competitiveness.

May 12, 2017, 13:33 PM IST

Samsung slammed by Chinese state TV over Note 7 recall ''discrimination''

Chinese state broadcaster CCTV has slammed South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics Co for what it said was "discrimination" against China consumers in its handling of a global recall of Galaxy Note 7 smartphones to replace batteries.

Sep 30, 2016, 12:31 PM IST

Samsung Electronics denies report of Samsung Medison sale plan

Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Tuesday denied a report that it planned to sell its majority stake in medical equipment maker Samsung Medison Co Ltd, saying it was groundless.

Feb 23, 2016, 13:02 PM IST

Samsung Electronics to produce Qualcomm's Snapdragon 820 chips

Samsung said the chips used its 14-nanometre manufacturing process which it also used to make its own Exynos processors.

Jan 14, 2016, 09:13 AM IST

Samsung starts selling wearables chip for health and well-being

It can take everything from activity trackers to smartwatches to new levels.

Dec 30, 2015, 11:05 AM IST

Seoul government, Samsung to support robot manufacturing development

Developed robots can be used to make small products like mobile phones and consumer electronic products that require a high degree of precision.

Oct 19, 2015, 21:00 PM IST

Revealed! Samsung Galaxy S7 using Qualcomm processor?

Samsung will use Qualcomm's Snapdragon 820 chips, reports said.

Oct 03, 2015, 07:58 AM IST

Samsung Elec to bring forward key smartphone launch: Source

Samsung Electronics Co is bringing forward the launch of a key premium smartphone model, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters on Friday, as the South Korean tech giant seeks to revive sales after a sluggish second quarter.

Jul 10, 2015, 15:47 PM IST

Samsung's new smartwatch to offer mobile payments

Samsung would use near-field communication (NFC) technology to support mobile payments on the smartwatch.

Jun 08, 2015, 11:05 AM IST

Samsung hints at new smartwatch on Apple Watch launch day

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd teased the market with hints of a new version of its Gear smartwatch on Friday, the same day that rival Apple Inc`s long-awaited wearable devices went on sale.

Apr 24, 2015, 14:20 PM IST

BlackBerry working with Google to secure Android devices

BlackBerry Ltd said on Wednesday that it is working with Google Inc to enable its software to manage and secure some of Google`s Android devices, a move that builds on BlackBerry`s recent partnership with Samsung Electronics Co.

Feb 26, 2015, 09:32 AM IST

Samsung likely to launch first Tizen phone in India

South Korean electronics giant Samsung is likely to launch its long-delayed Tizen-powered handset in India within the next three months.

Sep 22, 2014, 21:43 PM IST

Samsung's marketing splurge doesn't always bring bang-for-buck

Samsung Electronics Co is expected to spend around USD 14 billion - more than Iceland's GDP - on advertising and marketing this year, but it doesn't always get value for money.

Nov 28, 2013, 13:28 PM IST

Samsung Elec CFO says cash reserve not excessive

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd sought to reassure investors on Wednesday by promising to review its shareholder return policy every three years and continue heavy investment, as its share price sags despite record earnings.

Nov 06, 2013, 09:48 AM IST

Samsung's sales up 35% in Southwest Asia in 2012

"In 2012, Samsung achieved sales of USD 200 billion. In Southwest Asia, the company tripled its growth rate over the past three years and achieved more than 35 percent sales growth in 2012," the Samsung official said.

Mar 01, 2013, 22:38 PM IST

Sony reports record annual loss

The electronics and entertainment company, which also makes "Spider-Man" movies, reported today a loss of 255 billion yen (USD 3.2 billion) for the January-March period.

May 12, 2012, 13:12 PM IST

Google to open online tablet store: Report

Google Inc is planning to open an online store to sell tablet PCs directly to consumers, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal on Thursday.

Mar 30, 2012, 12:05 PM IST

Samsung Elec considering spinning off LCD business

Samsung Electronics Co said on Wednesday that it was considering spinning off its loss-making LCD flat-screen business in a surprise move as it seeks to orient its components business to more profitable OLED displays.

Feb 15, 2012, 10:52 AM IST