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Topic: Samsung

Apple's Schiller takes stand in Apple v. Samsung retrial, says iPhone was 'bet-the-company' product

11/14/2013, 10:11 pm

As the Apple v. Samsung trial continues in San Jose, California, Apple SVP of Worldwide Marketing Phil Schiller testified on Thursday, explaining the risks involved in developing and bringing to market a new device like the iPhone.

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Apple & Samsung take massive 109% of mobile industry profits while competitors lose money

11/14/2013, 10:11 am

The mobile market continues to be a two-horse race for profitability between Apple and Samsung, with the two rivals commanding 109 percent of profits -- a number made possible because its competitors are actually losing money in the smartphone space.

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Samsung: no disputing we sold Apple's property and owe a 'huge sum of money'

11/13/2013, 04:11 pm

In his opening comments of the patent damages retrial, Samsung's attorney Bill Price told the jury a very different story about his client's patent infringement, admitting guilt and acknowledging the price would be high.

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Jury selected for upcoming Apple v. Samsung retrial over vacated damages

11/12/2013, 11:11 pm

Following a day-long selection process, a jury of six women and two men was picked on Tuesday to hear Apple and Samsung fight over millions of dollars in damages vacated from the landmark Apple v. Samsung patent trial.

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IDC data shows 66% of Android's 81% smartphone share are junk phones selling for $215

11/12/2013, 05:11 pm

IDC reported 251.1 million smartphone shipments for Q3, reflecting 40 percent year over year market growth but an implosion in Average Selling Prices, at least outside of Apple's iPhone sales.

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GlobalFoundries may subcontract Apple A-series chips for Samsung at New York facility

11/12/2013, 11:11 am

Rather than serving as an alternative to Samsung for production of Apples A-series chips, GlobalFoundries may just serve as a subcontractor for Samsung itself in producing chips for the iPhone and iPad, according to a new report.

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GlobalFoundries to build A-series chips for Apple in New York - report

11/11/2013, 02:11 pm

Apple will reportedly add a second U.S. chip fabrication plant to its supply chain, partnering with California-based GlobalFoundries to produce A-series processors at a new $6 billion facility in upstate New York.

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More iPhone buyers switching from Android this year than in 2012

11/11/2013, 07:11 am

New research by Consumer Intelligence Research Partners, based on interviews of 400 new iPhone 5s and 5c buyers, indicates that an increasing proportion of Apple's customers are coming from Android compared to last year.

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IDC retroactively discovers ten million tablets sold in the year ago quarter

11/10/2013, 01:11 pm

More bad new for Apple's iPad "market share" numbers: IDC is now reporting that last year, there were ten million non-Apple tablets it failed to count in its original estimates, retroactively lowering Apple's share of what appears to be a really difficult market to tabulate.

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Samsung tempers expectations for a 64-bit Android answer to Apple's A7

11/07/2013, 05:11 am

Samsung sought to assuage its investors' concerns about increasingly intense competition with Apple and the cooling market for premium Android smartphones, outlining a specs race that described a future with 64-bit Exynos chips, super high resolution mobile displays and a new focus on software.

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Only one third of Samsung's smartphone sales are in the class of Apple's iPhone

11/06/2013, 03:11 am

In a meeting with its concerned investors on Wednesday, the head of Samsung Mobile revealed numbers illustrating that the company sold fewer high end smartphones than Apple this year, and that only about a third of the company's total "smartphone" shipments are of a class really comparable to the iPhone.

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Apple, Samsung lengthen US smartphone marketshare lead in Q3

11/05/2013, 07:11 pm

The latest smartphone statistics from research firm comScore were published today, revealing Apple and Samsung to be the only two top-five manufacturers to show growth in the U.S. market.

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J.D. Power ranks Samsung tablets better than iPad entirely due to cost

10/31/2013, 03:10 pm

J.D. Power and Associates released a new study on tablet customer satisfaction, ranking Apple's iPad second behind Samsung's tablets for the first time, entirely on the basis of cost.

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Apple earned more than Samsung, LG, Nokia, Huawei, Lenovo & Motorola's mobile shipments combined

10/30/2013, 08:10 am

With sales of "just" 33.8 million iPhones, Apple earned more than Samsung's entire mobile unit (which includes PCs, netbooks and tablets) plus the mobile phone hardware divisions of LG, Nokia, Huawei, Lenovo and Motorola, too.

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Rumor: LG nearing deal to supply 'iWatch' OLEDs, Samsung not a candidate

10/29/2013, 06:10 am

Rumors of Apple's so-called "iWatch" are surfacing once again in the Far East, with one report claiming LG Display is closing in on a deal to supply a portion of the device's flexible OLED screens, while longtime supply partner Samsung will be shut out of the project.

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Samsung adds Galaxy Gear support to more phones, but faces high return rate at Best Buy

10/28/2013, 04:10 pm

Samsung on Tuesday announced an update to its Premium Suite software package, making it available to owners of its Galaxy S3, S4, and Note 2 devices, adding support for its beleaguered Galaxy Gear smartwatch to the handsets.

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Samsung fined for slanderous marketing by Taiwanese regulators

10/24/2013, 11:10 am

Samsung was fined on Thursday by the Taiwanese government for paying marketing companies to attack rival HTC in a slanderous internet campaign, one day after the Korean electronics giant was forced to apologize to Chinese consumers for hardware problems with its smartphones.

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T-Mobile CEO tweets about loving his Samsung Note 3, from his iPhone

10/21/2013, 06:10 pm

T-Mobile chief executive John Legere intended to use Twitter to direct attention to Samsung Mobile's latest Note 3 phablet, but inadvertently did so via his new iPhone 5s, joining a list of major figures who have made the same mistake.

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The mysterious failure of Apple's iPhone 5c

10/19/2013, 03:10 pm

Less than a month after it first went on sale, Apple's refreshed, moderately enhanced iPhone 5c has been targeted as possibly being a failure in scores of reports across a wide variety of major news outlets, even drawing comparisons to Microsoft's Surface flop. Can the company survive another 48 hours?

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USA Today prints contemptuous trashing of Apple's latest iOS 7 release

10/18/2013, 07:10 pm

A major U.S. newspaper has compiled a scathing dismissal of iOS 7 as Apple's "most troubled," although it provided no actual metrics of the issues or a comparison of the release's reported problems to those seen in previous versions.

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