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News highlights – 2 October 2017

News highlights – 2 October 2017

Written by on October 3, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

News highlights for 2 October 2017 European telecoms companies’ hopes of lighter regulation dashed by EU BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union lawmakers have dashed large telecoms companies’ hopes for lighter regulation as part of efforts to encourage investment in superfast internet networks. Read more… Indian government weighing options to help weak telcos exit smoothly The […]

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Samsung will start selling refurbished Galaxy Note 7

Samsung will start selling refurbished Galaxy Note 7

Written by on July 3, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

SEOUL (Reuters) – Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Sunday it will start selling a refurbished version of the recalled Galaxy Note 7 smartphone in South Korea on July 7, using batteries different from those that caused some handsets to catch fire last year. Samsung said in a statement it will offer 400,000 phones, dubbed […]

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Huawei narrows gap on main smartphone rivals, Apple, Samsung

Huawei narrows gap on main smartphone rivals, Apple, Samsung

Written by on May 23, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – China’s Huawei has narrowed the gap with its two biggest competitors Apple Inc. and Samsung Electronics in global smartphone sales, first-quarter data from research firm Gartner showed on Tuesday. The Chinese network-to-consumer-electronics builder increased its market share to 9 percent during the first quarter from 8.3 percent in the year-earlier period. “Huawei […]

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Bixby delay shows Samsung is far behind when it comes to AI

Bixby delay shows Samsung is far behind when it comes to AI

Written by on April 18, 2017 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

Bixby falls even before its first hurdle. Samsung’s delay in the roll-out of Bixby is a strong indication of just how far behind Samsung is when it comes to artificial intelligence reinforcing my view that the investment case still lives and dies with hardware. Despite much fanfare at the launch of the Galaxy s8 just a […]

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Is Huawei in poll position to capitalise on Samsung Note 7 fiasco?

Is Huawei in poll position to capitalise on Samsung Note 7 fiasco?

Written by on February 27, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

BARCELONA (Reuters) – Phonemakers are piling in to fill a gap in the market left by Samsung, still licking its wounds from a costly recall of its flagship Note 7 and with no key device of its own to launch at the telecom industry’s biggest annual fair. China’s Huawei, the most likely contender to fill […]

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Samsung chief Lee is finally arrested in graft scandal

Samsung chief Lee is finally arrested in graft scandal

Written by on February 17, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

SEOUL (Reuters) – Samsung Group chief Jay Y. Lee was arrested on Friday over his alleged role in a corruption scandal rocking the highest levels of power in South Korea, dealing a fresh blow to the technology giant and standard-bearer for Asia’s fourth-largest economy. The special prosecutor’s office accuses Lee of bribing a close friend […]

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News highlights – 16 January

News highlights – 16 January

Written by on January 17, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

News highlights for 16 January Baidu launches augmented reality lab to bolster profits BEIJING (Reuters) – Chinese search engine Baidu Inc on Monday launched an augmented reality (AR) lab in Beijing as part of a $200 million effort to revitalize the company’s shrinking profits with cutting edge technology. Read more… Oracle opens accelerator in Israel […]

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Battery likely cause of Galaxy Note 7 fires: source

Battery likely cause of Galaxy Note 7 fires: source

Written by on January 16, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

SEOUL (Reuters) – A Samsung Electronics Co Ltd investigation into what caused some Galaxy Note 7 smartphones to catch fire has concluded that the battery was the main reason, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters on Monday. The world’s biggest smartphone maker is seeking to put behind it one of the biggest product […]

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South Korean prosecutors raid Samsung offices in influence scandal

South Korean prosecutors raid Samsung offices in influence scandal

Written by on November 23, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korean prosecutors raided the offices of Samsung Group on Wednesday, a prosecution official said, after media reports of alleged links with a confidante of President Park Geun-hye who has been indicted in an influence-peddling scandal. Prosecutors also raided South Korea’s largest pension fund, the National Pension Service (NPS), an NPS spokeswoman […]

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News highlights – 22 November

News highlights – 22 November

Written by on November 23, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

News highlights for 22 November South Korea prosecutors raid Samsung Group offices: Yonhap SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korean prosecutors raided the offices of Samsung Group, Yonhap News reports on Wednesday, over its alleged link with Choi Soon-sil, President Park Geun-hye’s longtime confidant who has been indicted for criminal acts. Read more… Proximus to sell mobile […]

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