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Samsung Galaxy Z, S, Note, A, M and Tab series devices launched after 2019 will now get at least four years of security updates
The list of devices that are eligible for the four-year security updates includes 40 Galaxy smartphones and tablets.
Samsung unveils new 50 MP ISOCELL GN2 sensor with 4K at 120 fps video recording
ISOCELL GN2 is Samsung’s first image sensor with Dual Pixel Pro – the company’s most advanced phase-detection auto-focus solution till date.
South Korean court sentences Samsung Electronics vice chairman Lee Jae-yong for 2.5 years in prison due to corruption
In a much-anticipated retrial, the Seoul High Court found Lee guilty of bribing then-President Park Geun-hye and her close confidante to win government support for a merger between two Samsung affiliates
CES 2021: Samsung to host an event at 7.30 pm IST today, may unveil Neo QLED TVs with Mini-LED
Samsung also announced that it will be taking the path of ‘Going Green’ in terms of its television business.
Samsung chairman Lee Kun-hee dies at age 78, after steering the company’s rise into a global electronics giant
Lee leaves behind immense wealth, with Forbes estimating his fortune at $16 billion as of January 2017.
Lee Kun-Hee dies at 78: Chairman of Samsung Electronics transformed company into global tech giant
Lee inherited control from his father in 1987 and during his nearly 30 years of leadership, Samsung Electronics became a global brand and the world’s largest maker of smartphones, televisions, and memory chips
Samsung Electronics expects profit decline in April-June quarter as coronavirus pandemic hits sales
Samsung Electronics Co. said Wednesday its operating profit for the first three months of 2020 rose 3.4 percent from a year earlier driven by increasing demands for computer chips
Coronavirus outbreak: India plans to airlift components from China to help local tech industry; other sectors explore airfreight option too
India’s technology ministry has asked electronics and smartphone industry lobby groups to draw up a list of components made in China which then can be airlifted, two of the officials said.
Samsung poised to benefit from China virus woes afflicting Apple, other rivals; half of Korean firm's smartphones made in Vietnam
Samsung relies on Chinese contract manufacturers for some low-end models
Apple warns sales to fall short of target due to coronavirus impact; co's manufacturing facilities in China 'ramping up slowly'
Apple said it will reopen China stores “as steadily and safely as we can,” while global supplies of iPhones will be limited as manufacturers work toward operating plants at full capacity
Samsung Electronics has named President Roh Tae-moon as its new mobile chief
Former mobile chief DJ Koh will continue to lead Samsung’s IT & mobile communications (IM) division.
Samsung appoints anti-corruption panel as former president Park Geun-hyes faces bribery scandal
This panel would monitor potential misconduct at group companies, including flagship Samsung Electronics.
Qualcomm hints 2020 iPhones may support 5G, expects 200 million 5G phones to be sold
Qualcomm CFO says that another set of flagship devices will adopt 5G in the next year.
Google owner Alphabet in bid to buy Fitbit; wearable device maker's shares jump 27%, m-cap at $1.4 bn
There is no certainty that the negotiations between Google and Fitbit will lead to any deal, the sources said, asking not to be identified because the matter is confidential.
Govt scraps 5% import duty on open cell TV panel; move will make LED TVs cheaper
In a bid to boost domestic manufacturing, the government has removed 5 percent customs duty imposed on import of open-cell TV panel, which are used in the manufacturing of LED TVs
Japan restricts export of high-tech materials used in smartphone displays to Korea
The materials to be restricted includes fluorinated polyimide which is used in smartphone displays.
US-China trade tensions kick Asian business confidence to 10-year low, little signs of easing soon, finds survey
China’s economy is also feeling the heat, with industrial output growth sliding to a 17-year low in May.
Samsung still not confirming shipping date for Galaxy Fold, could cancel pre-orders
Samsung closed Galaxy Fold pre-orders earlier due to what it said was “high demand”.
Samsung Electronics bets on better second half after posting weakest profit in more than two years in first quarter
Hit by falls in chip prices and slowing demand for display panels, Samsung posted operating profit of 6.2 trillion won ($5.4 billion) in the quarter ended March
Samsung reports a 40 percent drop in profits in its mobile business in Q1 2019
Samsung's revenue fell 13.5 percent to 52.4 trillion won, also in line with its earlier estimates.