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Apple monitoring South Korean suppliers over Japanese trade war

07/18/2019, 09:07 am

Trade wars are continuing to prompt Apple to rethink some of its manufacturing and supply chain options, with the iPhone maker said to be examining the situation of an ongoing tiff between South Korea and Japan, one which could lead to Apple using China's BOE for future iPhone display panels.

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iPhone loyalty rates down to 8-year low, survey claims

07/17/2019, 10:07 pm

The loyalty of iPhone owners in the upgrade cycle outside of Apple's iPhone upgrade program has reportedly fallen to its lowest levels since 2011, benefiting Samsung, new survey data suggests.

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Leaked images of Samsung's Galaxy Note 10 teases embedded fingerprint tech

07/11/2019, 09:07 am

Poised to be announced Aug. 7, Samsung's next top-end phone -- the Galaxy Note 10 -- will apparently be available in both black and pearlescent colors and embed its fingerprint sensor, likely within the display.

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Apple paid Samsung estimated $683M in Q2 for missing OLED purchase target

07/04/2019, 11:07 pm

Samsung on Friday released a bleak earnings forecast for its second fiscal quarter of 2019, projecting operating profits more than halved from last year due to ongoing weakness in the company's bread-and-butter memory chip business.

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Samsung reportedly completes Galaxy Fold redesign, release date still unknown

07/03/2019, 12:07 am

Samsung has reportedly finished a redesign of its Galaxy Fold smartphone following an ignominious pre-launch promotional campaign that saw pre-release review hardware fail in droves.

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Apple TV trails behind Roku, other TV platforms in US device sales

07/02/2019, 02:07 pm

The Apple TV ranked low in U.S. sales of streaming TV devices during the March quarter, leaving it nowhere near rivals like Roku or Sony, according to new estimates.

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Samsung expected to unveil Galaxy Note 10 at Unpacked event on Aug. 7

07/01/2019, 10:07 pm

Samsung on Monday invited press to attend an Unpacked media event in New York on Aug. 7, where the Korean tech giant is expected to unveil its next-generation Galaxy Note 10 phablet.

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Samsung Electronics CEO admits he launched the Galaxy Fold too early

07/01/2019, 02:07 pm

Samsung Electronics' CEO, D.J. Koh, has claimed responsibility for the premature launch of the Galaxy Fold, which is still awaiting a new release date.

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Japan imposes new trade restrictions on Apple's Korean suppliers

06/30/2019, 10:06 am

Beginning July 4 Japan is imposing new restrictions affecting South Korean tech companies, including key Apple suppliers Samsung and LG, in retaliation for a Korean court ruling finding Nippon Steel must pay for forced Korean labor during World War II.

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Apple Watch, other wearables come to Livongo's health-tracking service

06/26/2019, 09:06 am

Livongo, a company offering health-tracking services to companies like Amazon and Walgreens, said on Wednesday that it's integrating support for the Apple Watch and similar wearables by Fitbit and Samsung.

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Samsung asks Apple for compensation on missed OLED order minimums

06/21/2019, 11:06 am

Samsung has asked Apple to pay a penalty for not buying enough iPhone displays, hoping to recoup losses from missed manufacturing goals.

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Samsung exec says Galaxy Fold finally 'ready to hit the market'

06/19/2019, 03:06 pm

Originally intended to launch in April, the Galaxy Fold is finally on the verge of reaching the public, a Samsung executive said.

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Apple holds on to 47% share in declining 'premium' smartphone market

06/19/2019, 09:06 am

Apple managed to secure 47% of the global "premium" smartphone market during the March quarter, but falling iPhone shipments helped bring down the segment's overall performance and make Samsung more prominent.

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Samsung's Galaxy Note 10 expected to launch Aug. 7

06/19/2019, 08:06 am

Samsung is reportedly gunning to launch its next top-end phone, the the Galaxy Note 10, at an "Unpacked" event on Aug. 7 -- with one version of the phone approaching tablet sizes.

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Folding phone misery continues for Samsung Galaxy Fold, Huawei Mate X

06/14/2019, 08:06 am

Consumers wanting to own their own foldable smartphone have a while longer to wait, after AT&T cancelled all pre-orders for the ill-fated Samsung Galaxy Fold, while Huawei has advised it will be holding back the launch of its own flexible screen launch to perform more testing before releasing the Mate X.

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Apple, Samsung tie for first in US phone satisfaction survey

06/05/2019, 05:06 pm

Apple and Samsung have tied for first place in an annual customer satisfaction survey among U.S. phone owners, with Samsung's Galaxy Note 9 ranked as the top-rated device.

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Apple & Samsung expected to benefit most from US Huawei ban, says Ming-Chi Kuo

06/01/2019, 01:06 pm

Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo expects both Apple and Samsung to pick up Huawei customers outside China now that the manufacturer is no longer able to use Google's Android operating system without a branch.

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Apple's share of the wearables market shrinks amid competition from Xiaomi, Huawei & Samsung

05/30/2019, 03:05 pm

Apple maintained clear control of the global wearables market in the March quarter, but saw its share erode in the face of giants from China and Korea.

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Apple's iPad is the king of a declining European, Middle Eastern tablet market

05/30/2019, 12:05 pm

Apple's iPad regained the pole position in the EMEA (Europe, Middle East, and Africa) market during the March quarter, but people in that region are buying fewer tablets overall, according to new IDC research estimates.

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iPhone's global marketshare drops in March quarter as Chinese rivals remain ascendant

05/28/2019, 04:05 pm

Apple saw the iPhone drop to 11.9% of the global smartphone market in the March quarter, even as Chinese rivals like Huawei bucked the industry's overall decline.

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