Amnesty warns companies on child labour in DRC cobalt mining

2017-11-16 15:01

Leading technology and electric car companies have been accused of failing to ensure minerals used in their products are not mined using child labour, Amnesty International has said in a report.

Samsung said to open giant London showroom to rival Apple

2017-10-20 13:59

Samsung has agreed a deal to open a new space in London’s King’s Cross district which will serve as a showcase for its products and technology.

Samsung kills hated Bixby button

2017-09-18 15:25

South Korean electronics manufacturer, Samsung have finally rolled out an update to deactivate the dedicated Bixby button on new smartphones, after user complaints.

Here's what Samsung did differently with the Note8

2017-08-29 05:30

South Korean electronics giant Samsung hopes that this time round the Note8 will become famous for all the right reasons.

Huawei ambushes Samsung outside Joburg office

2017-08-25 20:15

In a clear ambush marketing strategy, Chinese smartphone-maker Huawei parked a branded vehicle outside Samsung’s Johannesburg offices, taking a cheap shot at Samsung Note8 launch.

Billionaire Samsung heir sentenced to five years in prison

2017-08-25 08:52

A South Korean court has found billionaire Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong guilty of bribery, embezzlement, hiding assets overseas, concealing profit from criminal acts and perjury.

Nokia-maker mixes with Apple, Samsung in new smartphone launch

2017-08-17 10:35

Finnish company HMD Global Oy has unveiled its latest Nokia-branded smartphone in a first bid to win over Samsung and Apple customers.

Samsung heir takes stand to deny corruption charges

2017-08-02 16:37

The heir to the world's top smartphone maker Samsung has taken the stand in his corruption trial, to be questioned by prosecutors about the scandal that brought down South Korea's last president.

REVEALED: SA's favourite smartphone brand

2017-07-06 18:33

Samsung is four times more popular with consumers than its closest competitor, according to the South Africa Mobile Report 2017.

Samsung plans $18bn of new investments in chip production

2017-07-04 16:27

Samsung, the world’s biggest maker of memory chips, announced 20.4trn won ($18bn) of new investments to expand semiconductor output in South Korea.


Video game warriors do battle before 40 000 fans in China

2017-11-05 20:00

More than 40 000 spectators, giant screens, players glued to their keyboards and more than $1m prize money: welcome to the world of eSports in China.

Samsung CEO steps down amid 'unprecedented crisis'

2017-10-13 12:08

Samsung vice chairperson and CEO Kwon Oh-hyun is stepping down after more than three decades at the company, saying that he’s making way for new leadership.

Samsung obtains permit to test self-driving cars in California

2017-09-01 10:19

Samsung Electronics has joined the self-driving car race in California with a permit from the state to test the technology on the home turf of Tesla, Google, and Apple.

Samsung to invest $7bn in China flash-memory production

2017-08-28 12:43

Samsung will invest $7bn in a Chinese semiconductor plant to meet growing demand for the NAND flash memory used in smartphones and other devices.

Samsung heir sentenced to five years for graft conviction

2017-08-25 09:33

Jay Y. Lee, vice chairperson of Samsung has been convicted of bribery and sentenced to five years in prison.

PICS: Samsung Note 8 may just be worth its hefty R18 499 price tag

2017-08-24 10:31

With its most expensive smartphone ever, South Korean electronics giant Samsung has launched its follow-up to the world’s most controversial smartphone.

Here's what the Galaxy Note 8 is expected to look like

2017-08-03 11:02

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 - the follow-up to the controversial Note 7 - is expected to be launched later this month and photos of the device are already surfacing online.

Samsung heir refuses to testify at former President's trial

2017-07-10 11:23

Samsung heir Jay Y. Lee has refused to testify at the bribery trial of former President Park Geun-hye, arguing that doing so risked affecting his own corruption hearing.

New Samsung VR headset features motion-tracking

2017-07-04 17:04

Samsung has unveiled a new Virtual Reality headset, which features built-in motion-trackers, and is expected to support hand tracking and voice and facial expression recognition.

Samsung confirms launch of refurbished Galaxy Note 7s

2017-07-02 12:41

Samsung Electronics said Sunday it would start selling a refurbished version of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone this week after an embarrassing recall over exploding batteries rocked the tech giant last year.

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