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Samsung, LG, Google pledge to provide monthly security updates for smartphones running Android operating system

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SEOUL: Samsung, LG and Google have pledged to provide monthly security updates for smartphones running the Android operating system. In July, a major bug was discovered in the software that could let hijackers access data on up to a billion phones. Manufacturers have been slow to roll out a fix because many variations of Android are widely used. One Android ... Read More »

Apple, Samsung, OnePlus to launch new models in next couple of months

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NEW YORK: Apple, Samsung and OnePlus are all expected to launch new models in the next couple of months. Here are some of the models you should see during the second half of the year: OnePlus 2 While most of the products on this list (and their specs) are just rumors, Chinese smartphone maker OnePlus has been busy detailing its ... Read More »

Samsung, Oppo face legal action in China in effort to protect consumers from smartphone “bloatware”

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SEOUL: Samsung and Oppo face legal action in China in an effort to protect consumers from smartphone “bloatware,” or the practice of loading up devices with software of questionable utility or worth. The Shanghai Consumer Rights Protection Commission announced the action on Thursday, which has already received approval in separate cases from the Shanghai No. 1 Intermediate People’s Court. Cited ... Read More »

Samsung C&T to sell 8.99m treasury shares to KCC Corp

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BERLIN: Though APG owns only 0.3% of C&T, it has influence given it manages more than 432 billion euros ($485 billion) of assets The manager of the world’s second-largest pension fund is siding with billionaire shareholder activist Paul Elliott Singer in his fight against Samsung Group. Builder Samsung C&T Corp. burned a bridge with investors when it agreed this week ... Read More »

Samsung C&T to sell 8.99m treasury shares to KCC Corp

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BERLIN: Though APG owns only 0.3% of C&T, it has influence given it manages more than 432 billion euros ($485 billion) of assets The manager of the world’s second-largest pension fund is siding with billionaire shareholder activist Paul Elliott Singer in his fight against Samsung Group. Builder Samsung C&T Corp. burned a bridge with investors when it agreed this week ... Read More »

Maersk, Samsung to face charges in Petrobras corruption case: Brazilian Prosecutor

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COPENHAGEN: Brazil’s top prosecutor in the Petrobras corruption case has informed the US Department of Justice about evidence that a number of top international companies paid bribes to win contracts. Samsung Heavy Industries of South Korea, AP Moeller-Maersk of Denmark, Skanska AB of Sweden and Toyo Engineering Corp of Japan are the firms named by Carlos Lima, the senior prosecutor ... Read More »

Maersk, Samsung a part in Petrobras corruption case: Brazilian Prosecutor

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COPENHAGEN: Brazil’s top prosecutor in the Petrobras corruption case has informed the US Department of Justice about evidence that a number of top international companies paid bribes to win contracts. Samsung Heavy Industries of South Korea, AP Moeller-Maersk of Denmark, Skanska AB of Sweden and Toyo Engineering Corp of Japan are the firms named by Carlos Lima, the senior prosecutor ... Read More »

Samsung removes corporate logo on Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge in Japan

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TOKYO: Samsung has removed its corporate logo from its new smart phones sold in Japan, a company spokeswoman confirmed Saturday. The name Samsung is missing on both the Galaxy S6 and its curved-edge variant, the Galaxy S6 Edge. These models are presented as Docomo Galaxy and au Galaxy, carrying the names of its associated Japanese telecom service providers.Samsung provided no ... Read More »

Samsung, LG agree to end all pending legal disputes

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SEOUL: Samsung and LG have agreed to end all pending legal disputes, bringing a measure of peace to two of South Korea’s best-known conglomerates. The settlement between the two companies and their display affiliates, signed by the four companies’ chief executives on Monday and made public on Tuesday, caps a fracas over high-end Samsung washing machines that were allegedly damaged ... Read More »

Samsung introduces business products range in Netherlands

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AMSTERDAM: Samsung is introducing in the Netherlands Samsung Business, a portfolio of products targeted at six specific business sectors. The offering was first announced at the Cebit trade show earlier this month. The portfolio consists of the Samsung Knox software for secure mobile device management, Samsung Smart Signage, Samsung Printing and other products optimised for business use. The products target ... Read More »

Samsung introduces business products range in Netherlands

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AMSTERDAM: Samsung is introducing in the Netherlands Samsung Business, a portfolio of products targeted at six specific business sectors. The offering was first announced at the Cebit trade show earlier this month. The portfolio consists of the Samsung Knox software for secure mobile device management, Samsung Smart Signage, Samsung Printing and other products optimised for business use. The products target ... Read More »

Australia introduces Samsung Galaxy S6 in April with boosted battery, wireless charging support

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CANBERRA: Australia introduced Samsung’s latest generation of Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge smartphones go on sale next month, with promises of a boosted battery life and wireless charging support on both gadgets and a curved high-resolution screen on the GS6 Edge.  Either phone can be juiced-up when resting on a compatible wireless charging pad, while the manufacturer claims that ... Read More »

Samsung, LG decide to stop intense rivalry by ending all pending legal disputes

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SEOUL: Samsung and LG have agreed to end all pending legal disputes, bringing a measure of peace to two of South Korea’s best-known conglomerates. The settlement between the two companies and their display affiliates, signed by the four companies’ chief executives on Monday and made public on Tuesday, caps a fracas over high-end Samsung washing machines that were allegedly damaged ... Read More »

Apple beats Xiaomi, Samsung, Huawei in china, earn $16bn in 2015

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BEIJING: Apple is the Smartphone maker to beat in China, where the best selling phone for the three months to January was the iPhone 6, according to new sales figures from analysts Kantar Worldpanel ComTech. This makes the iPhone more popular than the home grown Xiaomi Redmi Note. Local manufacturer Xiaomi made several devices in the top 10 most popular ... Read More »

Apple beats Xiaomi, Samsung, Huawei in china, earn $16bn in 2015

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BEIJING: Apple is the Smartphone maker to beat in China, where the best selling phone for the three months to January was the iPhone 6, according to new sales figures from analysts Kantar Worldpanel ComTech. This makes the iPhone more popular than the home grown Xiaomi Redmi Note. Local manufacturer Xiaomi made several devices in the top 10 most popular ... Read More »

Samsung acquires LoopPay to challenge Apple Pay mobile payment system

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NEW YORK: Samsung Electronics has acquired LoopPay, a US mobile payments firm that could help it counter the Apple Pay mobile payments system. LoopPay produces small add-on devices for smartphones that can transmit credit card information in conjunction with a mobile app. When the devices are held within a few centimeters of a traditional magnetic strip reader, the information can ... Read More »

Samsung likely to spend $46.3b this year

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TOKYO: Samsung Group, South Korea’s leading company is likely to spend 50 trillion won ($46.3 billion) this year, “It seems to be an amount similar to that of last year,” said a Samsung official. Samsung is estimated to have invested between 49 trillion and 50 trillion won in 2014, according to market analysts, moderately increasing the expenditure every year from ... Read More »

Samsung’s first annual profit declines since 2011

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SEOUL: Global smartphone leader Samsung Electronics Company Limited confirmed expectations for its first annual profit decline since 2011, although a pickup in the fourth quarter hinted that earnings may have stabilized in the short term. The South Korean technology giant today confirmed that its fourth quarter operating profit for 2014 is likely to be around 5.2 trillion won ($4.74 billion), ... Read More »

iPhone 6 smashed: Samsung Galaxy S5 rated best smartphone in customer satisfaction survey in 2014

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LONDON: The Samsung Galaxy S5 has been rated as the best smartphone in a recent customer satisfaction report for the US in 2014, beating the iPhone 6. According to rankings by Consumer Reports, which will be published in its February 2015 issuem the three different versions of the Samsung Galaxy S5 (Review | Pictures) have topped the customer satisfaction report ... Read More »

Samsung launches its new smart TVs powered by Tizen OS

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LONDON: Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said  that all its new smart television products launched in 2015 will be powered by the Tizen operating system, marking a fresh effort by the company to increase the usage of the software platform. Smart TVs offer additional software and connectivity functions, such as video streaming and web browsing capabilities. Samsung demonstrated TV sets powered ... Read More »