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Sprint to sell Samsung’s Galaxy Victory 4G LTE for $100 with a two-year contract

Sprint to sell Samsung’s Galaxy Victory 4G LTE for $100 with a two-year contractIn a recent announcement, US wireless carrier Sprint revealed that it will begin selling Samsung's new 4G LTE smartphone - the Galaxy Victory 4G LTE -from Sunday, September 16; at a cost of $100 after rebate with a two-year service contract.

Everything Everywhere announces new 4G brand - EE

Everything Everywhere announces new 4G brand - EEIn a move which will apparently put Everything Everywhere in line to be among the first UK operators to carry the next-generation iPhone - iPhone 5 - on the 4G network, the bigwig mobile operator recently announced the forthcoming launch of its new 4G brand for "superfast" mobile service.

According to the announcement by Everything Everywhere, nearly 20 million people will be able to take advantage of "superfast" connection speeds of its new 4G brand - dubbed EE - by Christmas; with its commercial rollout to commence in about one month's time.

Apple has reportedly slashed Samsung’s memory-chip order for new iPhone

Apple has reportedly slashed Samsung’s memory-chip order for new iPhoneIn a disclosure which apparently is an indication that Apple is looking to diversify its memory chip supply lines, a Friday report from Reuters - citing an unnamed `inside' source - said that Apple has slashed its orders for the new iPhone's memory chips from Samsung Electronics, the company's leading supplier as well as smartphone-market rival.

Samsung launches two new smartphones in India

Samsung launches two new smartphones in IndiaSouth Korean electronics giant, Samsung has announced the launch of two new smartphones in its Galaxy family of smartphones in India.

Samsung launched Galaxy S Duos and Galaxy Y Duos Lite smartphones in the Indian market. Both the new smarphones support dual-SIM and will allow users to use two mobile phone connections simultaneously and stay connected in a better manner.

Samsung under investigation in SK over Apple’s complaint

Samsung under investigation in SK over Apple’s complaintSouth Korean electronics giant, Samsung is facing investigations in its home country over an anti-trust complaint filed by its arch rival Apple.

Apple has accused Samsung of abusing its dominant position in wireless technology in the country and investigators are now probing the matter, according to the Korea Fair Trade Commission (FTC) is now conducting investigations into the matter. The investigators will determine if Samsung is abusing its dominance in wireless technology patents.

Galaxy SIII dethrones iPhone 4S as US carriers' top-selling phone in August

Galaxy SIII dethrones iPhone 4S as US carriers' top-selling phone in AugustAccording to a report released by Canaccord Genuity analysts on September 3, the Samsung Galaxy SIII smartphone dethroned the Apple iPhone 4S from its top spot as the ‘best-selling handset’ at leading US carriers - Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile - in August.

Going by the Canaccord Genuity report, it was for the first time ever, since iPhone 4S’ October 2011 launch, that the Apple handset lost the ‘top-selling smartphone’ spot at the US carriers.

Samsung Galaxy S3 was top-selling US smartphone in July; iPhone 4S’ share still growing

Samsung Galaxy S3 was top-selling US smartphone in July; iPhone 4S’ share still growingClose on the heels of a recent Canaccord Genuity report that the Samsung Galaxy S3 handset had dethroned the Apple iPhone 4S to become the top-selling smartphone in the US in July, the latest statistics released by comScore show that, through the month of July at least, the smartphone-market share of Apple was still on the increase.

Samsung: No underage workers employed at HEG Electronics

Samsung: No underage workers employed at HEG ElectronicsWith watchdog group China Labor Watch (CLW) noting in a last-month report that at least seven below-16 children were employed by Samsung's partner, HEG Electronics, it was clarified by Samsung on Monday that it had not found any underage workers in the supplier's China-based factory.

Samsung said that it had sent a team of investigators to China to find out whether HEG Electronics was guilty of child labor abuses, and had found that all the workers presently employed at the production facility are of a legal working age.

Top Trends at IFA in Berlin: Hybrid tablets, 4K TVs

Top Trends at IFA in Berlin: Hybrid tablets, 4K TVsThe 2012 IFA consumer electronics show in Berlin this year witnessed several vendors unveiling as well as demonstrating a wide array of devices; with the top trends at the show being hybrid tablets and ultra-high resolution 4K TVs.

Ruling the roost all over the place at the IFA 2012 were hybrid or convertible Windows 8-based tablets which can also serve as laptops. Apparently, the horde of hybrid tablets at display was an indication that PC vendors are presently of the opinion that tablets require a keyboard which facilitates the users in using the device as a laptop.

Android vendors exploring alternatives after US court’s ruling

Android vendors exploring alternatives after US court’s rulingWith the US court's last-week ruling in the high-profile Apple-Samsung patent-infringement lawsuit going Apple's way, industry watchers have disclosed that some manufacturers of Android-based handsets are quietly mulling alternatives to the Android OS, even though they are publicly claiming that they would stick with Android.

Samsung introduces Galaxy Note II with 5.5-inch screen

Samsung introduces Galaxy Note II with 5.5-inch screenAt the presently-underway IFA 2012 consumer electronics show in Berlin, Samsung took the wraps off its Galaxy Note II phablet --- an upgraded version of the company's offbeat Galaxy Note smartphone-cum-tablet device.

Samsung unveils its iPod Touch competitor --- Galaxy Player 5.8

Samsung unveils its iPod Touch competitor --- Galaxy Player 5.8Samsung's Galaxy Player line of devices, which are currently available in screen sizes ranging 3.6 to 5 inches, now boasts a new addition --- the iPod Touch-competitor Galaxy Player 5.8, which has recently been unveiled by the South Korean company.

Boasting a 5.8-inch screen diagonally, with a 960-by-540-pixel resolution, the new Galaxy Player 5.8 looks quite similar to Samsung's Galaxy S III handset at the first glimpse, though the `one inch bigger' screen of the new player is the main feature distinguishing it from the Galaxy SIII smartphone.

Jury verdict in Apple-Samsung patent case may alter mobile-phone industry

Jury verdict in Apple-Samsung patent case may alter mobile-phone industry With the federal court jury in the Apple-Samsung patent lawsuit having awarded Apple over $1 billion in damages from Samsung for patent infringement, finding Samsung to have willfully violated five of six Apple patents, it is being speculated that the jury's verdict will likely alter the dynamics of the cutthroat mobile-phone industry.

Apple, Samsung deliver closing arguments in patent trial

Apple, Samsung deliver closing arguments in patent trialOn Tuesday, the Apple-Samsung patent trial in the US proceeded to closing arguments, with the lawyers of the world's two top smartphone-makers delivering their closing arguments in a courtroom which was virtually flooded with tech-industry observers, reporters, lawyers and analysts.

Summarizing their arguments in the three-week long trial in US District Court in San Jose, California, Apple and Samsung lawyers gave notably dramatic presentations; and were through with their closing arguments by late Tuesday.

James Franco to be Samsung’s Galaxy Note 10.1 spokesman

James Franco to be Samsung’s Galaxy Note 10.1 spokesmanIn an evident attempt to draw attention to the `multi-tasking' capabilities of its earlier this month-launched Galaxy Note 10.1, Samsung has decided to hand over the responsibilities as the tablet's spokesman to a man of many talents --- James Franco.

Franco apparently was the best man to take on the role of Samsung's spokesman for the Galaxy Note 10.1 because he is an actor, director, and short story writer all rolled into one, as well as a Ph. D. candidate for Yale's English program!

Samsung Disputes Apple’s Damages as Patent Trial Winds Down

Samsung Disputes Apple’s Damages as Patent Trial Winds DownOn Thursday, August 16, Samsung wrapped up its defense in the high-profile patent trial; with Samsung's witnesses disputing the damages which Apple claims it has suffered because of South Korean company's alleged copying of the designs of Apple's popular mobile devices.

Apple to file motion of censure against Samsung

Apple to file motion of censure against SamsungAmerican technology giant, Apple has said that it will soon file a emergency motion of censure against Samsung after the Asian company released some information, which was barred in the court of law.

William Lee, Apple's legal counsel said, "This deliberate attempt to influence the trial with inadmissible evidence is both improper and unethical. Accordingly, we write to inform the Court that Apple will be filing today an emergency motion for sanctions and other relief that may be appropriate."

Federal judge grants adverse jury instruction to Apple against Samsung

Federal judge grants adverse jury instruction to Apple against SamsungA federal judge has granted an "adverse jury instruction" to Apple against its South Korean Electronics giant, Samsung.The federal judge sanctioned Samsung for failing to prevent a feature automatic deletion of email evidence in its patent case with Apple. The judge said that Samsung failed to live up to its obligation to preserve evidence.

Samsung reports 80 per cent rise in second-quarter operating profit

Samsung reports 80 per cent rise in second-quarter operating profitSouth Korean electronics giant, Samsung Electronics has said that its estimated second-quarter operating profit has risen 80 per cent compared to the same period in the previous year.

The company recorded the impressive growth in operating was driven by strong sales of Galaxy smartphone. The operating profit of the company April to June is estimated to be between 6.5 trillion won and 6.9 trillion won or $5.7 billion and $6.1 billion.

Samsung shares fall after US bans Galaxy Nexus smartphone

The shares of South Korean electronics giant, Samsung fell as much as 2.4 percent to 1,172,000 won after a US court banned the sale of Galaxy Nexus smartphone in the U. S market.

The shares of the company were trading 2 per cent lower at the time of reporting while the benchmark Kospi (KOSPI) index gained 0.1 percent. The latest U. S. ruling could result in more trouble for Samsung as Apple is seeking a ban on as many as 25 Samsung smartphones besides the Nexus model.




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