Court denies a request to arrest Samsung's de facto head

2017-01-19 13:48

A Seoul court says it has denied a request to arrest Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong, a setback to prosecutors investigating an influence-peddling scandal that toppled South Korea's president.

South Korea seeks arrest of Samsung heir as bribery suspect

2017-01-16 08:24

Prosecutors have requested the arrest of the de facto head of Samsung, South Korea's biggest company, on bribery and other charges.

Samsung boss quizzed for 22 hours in bribery probe

2017-01-13 11:05

Prosecutors questioned Samsung Electronics’ vice chairman and heir apparent for about 22 hours in an influence-peddling probe,

Samsung smartwatches can now be used with iPhones

2017-01-10 11:18

iPhone users will now be to use a Samsung Gear device with their Apple smartphone, after the South Korean company released an app in iTunes to pair the devices.

Samsung to ‘soon’ reveal cause of exploding Note 7s

2017-01-05 07:10

It took just the first few seconds of a Samsung press conference ahead of CES in Las Vegas for the company to address its problematic Note 7 handset.

Samsung prevails over Apple in R5.5bn patent appeal

2016-12-07 07:57

The US Supreme Court has overturned a $399m patent infringement penalty imposed on Samsung for copying Apple's iPhone design.

Investigators raid Samsung’s Korean offices amid political drama

2016-11-08 09:32

Samsung Electronics has been dragged into South Korea’s presidential scandal after investigators raided its headquarters.

Samsung seeks redemption with AI-infused smartphone

2016-11-07 07:27

Samsung plans to equip its next Galaxy S smartphones with a Siri-like digital assistant, seeking to make a comeback after the debacle that precipitated the death of its Note 7.

Huawei takes aim at Samsung with 'no explosion' phone

2016-11-04 08:06

Chinese phone maker Huawei has unveiled its new phablet Mate 9 as it takes aim at Samsung’s battery explosion woes.

Air passengers with Note 7 phones face fines in US

2016-10-17 07:27

Airline passengers who try to carry Samsung Electronics Note 7 smartphones on flights will have them confiscated and may face fines.


Samsung succession in disarray as boss faces jail

2017-01-17 13:35

Plans to cement Jay Y. Lee’s position atop Samsung Group may put him in jail instead, raising questions about who would step in to run South Korea’s biggest conglomerate.

Prosecutors delay decision on arrest warrant for Samsung’s Lee

2017-01-15 16:01

Following 22 hours of questioning on allegations of bribery, Samsung's vice chairman Jay Y. Lee and four others will know their fate on Monday.

Samsung heir quizzed as suspect in Park scandal

2017-01-12 07:20

Samsung heir Lee Jae-Yong was grilled by South Korean prosecutors after becoming a criminal suspect in the corruption scandal engulfing impeached President Park Geun-Hye.

Android apps to run on Samsung's new laptops

2017-01-05 08:27

Electronics giant Samsung has launched the world’s first Google Chromebook laptops that run Android applications, blurring the lines between mobile and desktop.

Samsung warns of slowing growth in key markets amid uncertainty

2017-01-02 11:54

Samsung Vice Chairman and Co-Chief Executive Officer Kwon Oh-hyun urged employees to learn from costly failures as the consumer electronics giant seeks to recover from 2016’s bruising debacle surrounding the Note 7 smartphone.

Samsung to buy Harman for $8bn in bold autos gambit

2016-11-14 17:50

Samsung Electronics is spending $8bn to buy its way into a burgeoning market for automotive technology alongside Apple and Google.

Samsung: 85% of US Note 7 phones replaced

2016-11-07 11:06

Samsung Electronics said about 85% of its recalled Galaxy Note 7 smartphones in the US have been replaced.

Samsung hit by another crisis as it recalls millions of washing machines

2016-11-06 12:10

Samsung Electronics is recalling about 2.8 million washing machines in the US, adding to the company’s product-related woes.

Note 7 crisis: Samsung faces revolt in home market

2016-10-24 13:39

Samsung Group, for decades the corporate champion of South Korea, is now facing a revolt at home.

Samsung forecasts R76bn profit hit from Note 7 crisis

2016-10-14 07:30

Samsung Electronics said it expects a total impact of $5.3bn through March 2017 after ending production of its fire-prone Galaxy Note 7 smartphones.

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