Samsung looks to life beyond the smartphone
After years of record profit growth, tech giant Samsung Electronics looks to be at a commercial crossroads as it searches for a new growth driver to counter slowing sales of its phenomenally successful smartphones.
Review: Water resistance stands out in Sony phone
Think of a leading phone maker. Apple and Samsung might come to mind—maybe even HTC, maker of the well-received One. But you're probably not thinking Sony, a company better known for its TVs, cameras and ...
Jury orders Samsung to pay Apple $290 million
A jury has added $290 million more to the damages Samsung Electronics owes Apple for copying vital iPhone and iPad features, bringing the total amount the South Korean technology titan is on the hook for ...
Samsung mass producing advanced 4Gb DDR3, using 20 nanometer process technology
Samsung Electronics today announced that it is mass producing the most advanced DDR3 memory, based on a new 20 nanometer process technology, for use in a wide range of computing applications.
Samsung announces Exynos 5 Octa for new generation of mobile devices
Samsung Electronics announced that its new Exynos 5 Octa application processor is scheduled for mass-production in the second quarter of 2013. The Exynos 5 Octa features an unprecedented eight-core ARM big.L ...
India offers help to Samsung chief over court appearance
India will help Samsung in "whatever way" it can to avoid the South Korean company's chairman being forced to appear in an Indian court over a payment dispute, a top government official said Saturday.
EU: Samsung injunctions against Apple breach rules
The European Commission said Friday that South Korea's Samsung Electronics was abusing its dominant market position in certain technologies when it took out injunctions against fierce rival Apple.
Companies drop BlackBerry as it tries to rebuild
For years, the BlackBerry was the smartphone of choice among professionals seeking ironclad security features and super-fast email.
Court orders Samsung to pay $5.5 mn to ex-worker
A South Korean court has ordered Samsung Electronics to pay millions of dollars to a former employee who developed key technologies for the firm's lucrative TV business, an official said Thursday.
Gartner: Global cellphone sales fell in 2012
(AP)—Research firm Gartner says worldwide cellphone sales fell last year, as economic turmoil dampened shopper appetites.
US prosecutors want smartphone 'kill switch'
U.S. law enforcement officials are demanding the creation of a "kill switch" that would render smartphones inoperable after they are stolen, New York's top prosecutor said in a clear warning to the world's ...
Apple's victory means soul-searching for Samsung
A U.S. jury's $1 billion verdict against Samsung for what rival Apple claimed was the illegal copying of its iPhone and iPad designs signals a turning point for the South Korean electronics giant known for ...
Taiwan minister draws ire on iPhone posting
(AP)—Galaxy S3, iPhone 5 or HTC One? That's a tough question for Taiwan's Cabinet ministers.
Samsung announces 100 mn Galaxy S smartphone sales
Samsung Electronics said Monday that global sales of its flagship Galaxy S smartphones had topped 100 million since the first model debuted in 2010, cementing its dominant position over US rival Apple.