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LG admits collecting smart TV viewer habits data

South Korea's LG Electronics said Friday it would correct a "bug" on some of its smart TVs after admitting they send information about viewers back to the company without their permission.

Samsung wobbles but stays its ground

Buffeted by sliding profits and emboldened competitors, mighty Samsung Electronics is looking unusually vulnerable these days, but analysts say its financial muscle and product diversity make "crisis" talk more than a little ...

Samsung unveils new TV platform to cut Google reliance

South Korean electronics giant Samsung Electronics said Thursday it will release smart televisions equipped with its new platform built around the Tizen operating system this year, as it seeks to lower its reliance on Google.

Microsoft to buy Nokia phones, patents for $7.2B

Microsoft Corp. is buying Nokia Corp.'s line-up of smartphones and a portfolio of patents and services in an attempt to mount a more formidable challenge to Apple Inc. and Google Inc. as more technological tasks get done ...

Hynix posts record operating profit in third quarter

South Korean chipmaker SK Hynix on Tuesday posted a record operating profit in the third quarter to September, boosted by strong demand from phone manufacturers and higher chip prices.

GALAXY S4 zoom: First smartphone to offer 10x optical zoom

Samsung Electronics today announced the launch of the Samsung GALAXY S4 zoom, a powerful new device which combines the stylish heritage of the latest GALAXY S4 smartphone with advanced photographic capabilities.

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