ARTICLES RELATING TO SAMSUNG

Samsung to open Durban TV factory

2014-07-30 14:02

Global electronics giant Samsung has announced that it would open a South African plant to produce televisions.

Samsung takes shot at unknown iPhone

2014-07-23 09:32

The next iPhone is not even released yet, but Samsung has gone on the offensive with a cheeky ad aimed at Apple.

Samsung faces falling profits

2014-07-07 16:30

Samsung Electronics faces a third straight quarter of profit decline that could continue as cheaper models grab a bigger share.

Investment banks jockey for Samsung bonanza

2014-07-02 09:15

Investment bankers are jostling to win plum roles from the founding Lee family of Samsung Group, South Korea's top fee-payer.

Apple, Google to bring apps to diabetics

2014-06-23 12:02

The world's largest mobile technology firms have set their sights on monitoring blood sugar levels by means of wearable technology like bracelets.

Samsung tablets stretch advantage with new screens

2014-06-13 08:31

New tablet computers from Samsung will feature screens that are richer in colour than standard LCDs.

Mobile medical app explosion haywire

2014-06-05 19:03

Biotracking sensors are stirring concern in the medical community about misdiagnoses that could have serious consequences for consumers.

Samsung begins its break from Android

2014-06-02 12:09

Samsung has announced the launch of a new smartphone based on its own operating system, in a step toward independence from the Google Android platform.

Samsung unveils new digital health platform

2014-05-29 09:40

Samsung has unveiled a new digital health technology platform that uses sensors to track a range of body functions such as heart rate and blood pressure.

Free data offer with Samsung Smart TV

2014-05-19 14:15

South Africans who buy a Samsung Smart television are eligible for one million megabytes of data thanks to a deal between the South Korean company and Vox Telecom.

Samsung promises SA fast smartphone repair times

2014-05-16 14:01

In an agreement with DionWired, Samsung has agreed that speed up the repair times for customers.

China unveils first tablet

2014-05-15 14:21

Chinese budget smartphone maker Xiaomi has unveiled its first tablet, expanding its product lineup to challenge Samsung and Apple.

Samsung chair 'stable' after suspected heart attack

2014-05-12 07:09

Samsung Electronics chair Lee Kun-Hee is in stable condition in hospital after having an apparent heart attack.

Reports of an early launch for iPhone 6

2014-05-09 11:36

Apple plans to release its new iPhone a month earlier than expected, after sales were hit by new big-screen models from its rivals such as Samsung and HTC, according to a report.

Apple wins mixed victory in Samsung battle

2014-05-03 14:28

A California jury awarded Apple $119m - far less than it demanded - in a patent battle with Samsung over alleged copying of smart phone features.

Apple supplier to buy British chip maker

2014-04-29 11:40

US handset maker Cirrus Logic is to buy Wolfson Microelectronics for an agreed £291m in cash.

Samsung Galaxy S5 first look - Check out the video

2014-04-17 14:15

Samsung has released the latest version of its Galaxy S and News24 had a first look at the pricey smartphone. Check out our video.

Amazon to release smartphone

2014-04-12 19:35

Amazon is preparing to release a smartphone in the second half of 2014, thrusting itself into a market already crowded with Apple and Samsung models.

Samsung Galaxy S5 makes global debut

2014-04-11 10:11

The latest version of Samsung's flagship Galaxy smartphone went on sale worldwide, days after it announced it was facing a quarter of profit decline.

Smartphone trial judge annoyed - by phones

2014-04-09 13:15

US District Judge Lucy Koh has become increasingly frustrated during the first few days of the trial pitting Apple against Samsung because of the number of smartphones and wireless devices in the courtroom.

Obama 'selfie' now in hands of lawyers

2014-04-07 07:20

The controversy over a "selfie" of President Barack Obama and baseball star David Ortiz now is in the hands of attorneys, a White House official says.

Samsung 'most popular' on Gumtree in SA

2014-04-02 11:01

Samsung devices are growing in popularity as the ideal smartphone platform if results from an online classifieds site are anything to go by.

Samsung: Patents developed by Google engineers

2014-04-02 07:37

Samsung attorneys have said that patents contested by Apple were developed by Google engineers.

Devices market set for over 6% 2014 growth

2014-03-31 11:30

Worldwide growth of mobile devices is projected to grow by 6.9% in 2014, driven mainly by tablets and smartphones, a survey has indicated.

 

Apple, Samsung lose ground as tablet growth slows

2014-07-25 08:29

Apple and Samsung have lost ground in the tablet computer market as growth cools in the once-hot segment, the research firm IDC has said.

Robbers grab $36m worth of Samsung electronics

2014-07-08 05:58

Around 20 armed robbers have raided a Samsung plant in southeastern Brazil, leaving with 40 000 smartphones, laptops, tablets and other electronics worth $36m, police say.

World leaders look to BlackBerry over security fears

2014-07-04 14:45

BlackBerry might be under pressure due to the rise of Android smartphones and Apple iPhone devices, but the company is seeing adoption of its devices by people concerned about security.

Samsung, LG launch smart watches with new Google software

2014-06-26 11:13

South Korea's Samsung and LG have launched rival smart watches powered by Google's new software as they jostle to lead an increasingly competitive market for wearable devices.

Samsung launches tablets in iPad challenge

2014-06-13 16:11

Samsung has begun selling a new line of high-end tablet computers that aim directly at the market-leading Apple iPad.

Samsung heirs face inheritance tax bill

2014-06-06 08:58

The heirs of ailing Samsung Group patriarch Lee Kun-hee face one of the biggest inheritance tax bills ever and appear to have little option but to pay up.

Samsung unwraps Tizen phone, in Internet of Things play

2014-06-04 10:01

Samsung has unwrapped its new smartphone using the Tizen platform, a move aimed at breaking away from Google's Android and staking a claim to the "Internet of Things."

New Samsung phone a break from Android

2014-06-02 10:09

Samsung has announced the launch of a new smartphone based on its own operating system, in a step towards independence from the Google Android platform.

Samsung sees wearables using common system

2014-05-28 22:08

Samsung has outlined a vision for wearable devices and sensors using a common non-propriety system.

No clear winner in Samsung-Apple battle

2014-05-16 14:13

A Japanese court has ruled that Samsung may seek minimal damages from Apple for patent infringement, but both sides claimed victory.

Samsung Galaxy S5 is the big dog - review

2014-05-16 09:50

It’s very difficult to improve on a hit, but Samsung is making the effort with the Galaxy S5.

Samsung says sorry to chip workers

2014-05-15 07:29

South Korean technology giant Samsung has apologized to employees who say they suffered cancer as a result of chemical exposure in its chip factories.

Samsung chief hospitalised

2014-05-11 14:30

The chairperson of Samsung Electronics, the flagship of South Korea's biggest conglomerate, underwent a cardiac procedure and is now recovering.

Samsung abandons laptops in SA

2014-05-08 08:49

Samsung has announced that it will no longer supply laptops in South Africa due to a shift in consumer demand.

Apple vs Samsung, but Google shadow looms large

2014-04-30 09:26

It is Apple versus Samsung, but Google has loomed large during closing arguments at the month-long federal trial involving claims of patent infringement.

Researcher finds flaw in Samsung fingerprint check

2014-04-17 20:02

A Berlin-based researcher says he has managed to fool the fingerprint-based security system on Samsung's new Galaxy S5 smartphone.

Samsung goes 'big' with Galaxy S5 in SA

2014-04-14 09:36

Samsung is going big with the New Galaxy in South Africa - and by big, we mean the price.

DStv BoxOffice app added to Samsung S5

2014-04-12 09:00

MultiChoice and Samsung is making DStv on Demand's DStv BoxOffice available as an app on Samsung's new Galaxy S5 mobile phones.

Samsung Galaxy S5 hits the shelves

2014-04-11 07:29

The latest version of Samsung's flagship Galaxy smartphone series went on sale worldwide Friday, days after the electronics giant announced it was facing a second consecutive quarter of profit decline.

Smartphone margins in the spotlight

2014-04-09 11:37

As the smartphone action shifts to the mass market, the leaders are under pressure to make their high-end phones more affordable to revive sales.

LED makers get smart to rise above price war

2014-04-03 17:55

Lighting companies like Philips and Osram are scrambling to develop more advanced technology as a price war for LED bulbs threatens to eat into profits and bring on a period of low growth.

Samsung scores with Obama selfie

2014-04-03 08:29

Samsung has celebrated a viral marketing coup after a Boston Red Sox baseball star used one of its smartphones to snap a selfie at the White House with Barack Obama.

Apple, Samsung start $2bn patent debate

2014-04-02 10:13

Lawyers for Apple and Samsung started their major new patent case by debating the role of a company not even part of the case, namely Google.

Apple hits growth roadblock

2014-03-31 13:10

Apple has hit a roadblock of its own making and it is critical for the iPhone maker to up its game to stay relevant, a research company has said.

Apple and Samsung to renew patent battle

2014-03-30 18:08

Apple and Samsung will return to federal court in the heart of Silicon Valley for a new round in their seemingly perpetual patent war.

 
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