Google launches Pixel 3 smartphones and Pixel Slate tablet

  Google’s new Pixel 3 smartphones attempt to push the computational photography envelope, challenging Apple’s new iPhone XS and Samsung’s Galaxy S9. As with last year’s Pixel 2, Google is further flexing its artificial-intelligence muscle, with more and more local AI-driven features across every facet of the device, from the camera and smart Gmail replies to battery life and … Continue reading Google launches Pixel 3 smartphones and Pixel Slate tablet

Park Geun-hye bags 25 years in prison for bribery and abuse of presidential power

  A court in South Korea has sentenced the impeached-and-ousted president, Park Geun-hye, to 25 years behind bars. Image: Park Geun-hye Geun-hye’s ruling was announced by an appeal court on Friday. The former president of South Korea was convicted of collecting bribes to bend the law for Samsung, the Asian country’s largest multinational corporation. According to … Continue reading Park Geun-hye bags 25 years in prison for bribery and abuse of presidential power

Samsung setting up a $380m Factory in South Carolina

Samsung Electronics officially announced Wednesday that the company will build a home appliance factory with $380 million worth of investment in South Carolina, marking the company’s first major investment in the US since it relocated production facilities for US exports to Mexico in the early 1990s. The announcement was made during South Korean President Moon … Continue reading Samsung setting up a $380m Factory in South Carolina

Samsung Galaxy S8 to hit Japanese stores in June

Samsung Electronics says it will commence Galaxy S8 smartphone sales in Japan next month as it struggles to keep pace with Apple Inc., having lost its former place as a power-player in the highly competitive smartphone sector. The South Korean conglomerate which has its headquarter in Samsung Town, Seoul, suffered huge losses following a massive recall … Continue reading Samsung Galaxy S8 to hit Japanese stores in June

Samsung Galaxy Note 7s banned from all US Flights

Samsung Galaxy Note 7s is now considered a contraband for all flights to and from the United States of America. It is no longer flight ready, according to a law passed by a group of US regulators on Friday. The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Pipeline and … Continue reading Samsung Galaxy Note 7s banned from all US Flights

Samsung Warns Galaxy Note 7 Users To ‘turn it off’ and stay alive

Last September, we brought you the news that said it’s now illegal to use Samsung Galaxy Note 7 on planes, according to a warning from FAA. Latest reports say Samsung has halted distribution and sales of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones around the world. The company was forced to take this drastic measure after reported incidents of battery … Continue reading Samsung Warns Galaxy Note 7 Users To ‘turn it off’ and stay alive

Samsung Invests $449 Million In China’s BYD.

CHINA (Auto News): BYD Co., the electric-car maker backed by Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc., said a unit of Samsung Electronics Co. bought a $449 million (3 billion yuan) stake in the Chinese auto company. Image: File Photo Shanghai Samsung Semiconductor bought 52.3 million BYD shares at 57.4 yuan apiece in a private placement that raised … Continue reading Samsung Invests $449 Million In China’s BYD.

Huawei, A Chinese Tech Giant Sues Samsung.

Huawei, a Chinese smartphone maker is reportedly suing Samsung over claims of infringement relating to LTE patents. LTE (Long-Term Evolution, commonly marketed as 4G LTE) is a standard for wireless communication of high-speed data for mobile phones and data terminals. It is based on the GSM/EDGE and UMTS/HSPA network technologies, increasing the capacity and speed … Continue reading Huawei, A Chinese Tech Giant Sues Samsung.