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Samsung plans London showroom matching size of Apple Regent Street

10/20/2017, 09:10 am

Samsung is preparing to launch a new showroom space in London a year from now in a bid to raise its prestige as a brand, a report said on Friday.

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Samsung Electronics CEO announces resignation as company forecasts record profits

10/13/2017, 12:10 am

Longtime Apple "frenemy" Samsung Electronics on Friday local time said CEO and Vice Chairman Kwon Oh-hyun will resign from management effective March 2018. The surprise announcement comes as the South Korean tech giant forecasts record-breaking quarterly profits on the back of strong memory chip gains.

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Rumor: Apple working with LG on foldable OLED iPhone in 2020, leaving rival Samsung in dark

10/11/2017, 01:10 pm

Samsung is believed to be the sole supplier of OLED displays for Apple's forthcoming iPhone X, but in an effort to keep future technology breakthroughs secret from its chief rival, Apple is rumored to have partnered with LG to work on a new, foldable iPhone concept.

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US Justice Department says Supreme Court should deny Samsung request for Apple v. Samsung review

10/05/2017, 01:10 pm

The U.S. Department of Justice on Thursday issued a recommendation against the Supreme Court reviewing a 2014 court verdict, which at the time awarded Apple almost $120 million for patent infringement by Samsung.

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Apple used Samsung to push for South Korean legal action, Qualcomm court filings claim

10/04/2017, 10:10 am

An unnamed Apple executive -- possibly Chief Executive Tim Cook -- allegedly asked Samsung to pressure South Korean antitrust regulators into intensifying their investigation into Qualcomm, with the ultimate goal of reducing royalty payments, according to Qualcomm court filings unearthed on Wednesday.

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Microsoft partners including Samsung, Dell, Lenovo to launch slew of Windows VR headsets in coming weeks

10/03/2017, 03:10 pm

In its push into the virtual and augmented reality market, which the company has branded as "mixed reality," Microsoft is leveraging its army of hardware partners, many of whom are releasing new virtual reality headsets over the next few weeks.

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Samsung manufacturing arms poised to make $4 billion more from iPhone X than Galaxy S8

10/02/2017, 08:10 am

If estimates and supplier predictions are correct, Samsung is poised to reap $14.3 billion in parts delivery alone from just the iPhone X through 2019, with the Galaxy S8 gathering only $10.1 billion.

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Samsung still waiting on App Store approval to make Gear Fit2 Pro iPhone-compatible

09/29/2017, 06:09 pm

Although the Gear Fit2 Pro went on sale Sept. 15, Samsung is still waiting for Apple to publish a companion iOS app before the fitness tracker can gain promised iPhone compatibility.

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Apple joins FDA pilot program allowing it to skip some rules for health products

09/26/2017, 01:09 pm

Apple has been picked as one of nine companies for a pilot program by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, which which will let the firms avoid regulations that can slow the development of health-related products.

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Samsung tries to steal Apple's iPhone X thunder by teasing foldable Galaxy Note in 2018

09/12/2017, 11:09 am

In an announcement possibly timed to divert attention from Apple's expected announcement of the iPhone X and iPhone 8, Samsung on Tuesday revealed that it's hoping to ship a Galaxy Note with a foldable display in 2018.

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Apple crushes Samsung in China as iPhone attracts twice the loyalty in upgrades over domestic brands

09/07/2017, 04:09 pm

Young smartphone buyers in China are preferring to buy low-priced domestic brands over phones from Samsung, but the loyalty rate in buying another Oppo or Vivo phone is half that of buyers getting another iPhone-- which remains the largest installed smartphone base in China.

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LG unlikely to enter iPhone OLED supply chain before 2019

09/07/2017, 12:09 am

Following revelations that Samsung could be the sole supplier of OLED displays for a next-generation "iPhone 8" handset, a report late Wednesday reaffirms previous claims that Apple's effort to diversify its supply chain with panels from LG is unlikely to bear fruit before 2019.

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Samsung is sole supplier of costly 'iPhone 8' OLED, putting Apple in 'urgent need' of alternatives

09/06/2017, 12:09 pm

The upcoming launch of the "iPhone 8" will reportedly see Apple in a precarious position in terms of parts, as the only company currently capable of producing OLED panels for the new edge-to-edge display is said to be rival Samsung.

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Samsung's Galaxy Note 8 gets positive reviews, comparisons with iPhone 7 Plus 'Portrait' mode

09/05/2017, 01:09 pm

Reviews have begun to emerge for Samsung's latest flagship phone, the 6.3-inch Galaxy Note 8, taking a largely favorable view while contrasting its "Live Focus" camera mode with the Portrait option on Apple's iPhone 7 Plus.

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Rumor: Apple in early development of 5.85- & 6.46-inch OLED iPhones for 2018

08/31/2017, 08:08 am

Apple is beginning "earlier than usual" development with Samsung Display on 5.85- and 6.46-inch OLED panels for next year's iPhones, a report claimed on Thursday.

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Samsung reveals iPhone-compatible Gear Sport and Gear Fit2 Pro, poised to compete with 2017 Apple Watch

08/30/2017, 05:08 pm

Samsung on Wednesday announced two new fitness-oriented wearables, the Gear Sport and Gear Fit2 Pro, which will square off with the Apple Watch "Series 3" coming this fall.

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Samsung sees high memory demand ahead of Apple's 'iPhone 8' as it plans $7B production boost

08/28/2017, 09:08 am

Samsung Electronics on Monday said it expects memory demand that drove record second-quarter profits to continue into the September quarter -- something that may hint at its involvement in Apple's upcoming iPhones, particularly the "iPhone 8."

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Samsung chief Jay Y. Lee given five year sentence for role in South Korean corruption scandal

08/25/2017, 09:08 am

Jay Y. Lee, the head of the Samsung Group, has been sentenced to 5 years in jail by a South Korean court after a six-month trial, convicted for bribery and other charges relating to a national scandal that saw the downfall of former Korean President Park Geun-hye.

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Samsung confirms plans for smartspeaker challenging Apple HomePod & Amazon Echo

08/23/2017, 04:08 pm

In addition to premiering the Galaxy Note 8, Samsung on Wednesday said that it's working on its own smartspeaker, which will face off against products like the Apple HomePod, Amazon Echo, and Google Home.

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Samsung to face off against Apple's 'iPhone 8' with 6.3-inch Galaxy Note 8 [u]

08/23/2017, 12:08 pm

Looking to finally eclipse last year's fire-prone Galaxy Note 7, Samsung on Wednesday announced the Note 8, which should ship to the U.S. on Sept. 15. [Updated with pricing]

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