ARTICLES RELATING TO SAMSUNG

Samsung delays launch of Galaxy Fold after screen failures

2019-04-23 08:15

Samsung says it will postpone the retail launch of the Galaxy Fold, without giving a new debut date. Several publications reported a bevy of problems with test versions of the $1,980 device after only days of use.

WATCH: Unfolding the Samsung Galaxy Fold

2019-04-17 22:07

After months of teasers and speculation, Samsung's foldable is finally here. But can the fold live up to the hype - and the $2 000 price tag?

World's first 5G phone released in South Korea

2019-04-05 08:08

Samsung Electronics on Friday released the Galaxy S10 5G, the world's first available smartphone with built-in fifth-generation communications technology, as South Korea seeks to build a lead in the transformative system.

Huawei launches new $2 600 foldable 5G phone to rival Samsung

2019-02-25 06:00

Huawei Technologies announced a smartphone that unfolds into a small tablet computer, potentially rendering the need to carry two separate devices obsolete.

Samsung in smartphone push as it creeps on the home turf of Apple

2019-02-17 14:27

Samsung will open three US retail stores to promote its Galaxy line of smartphones as the South Korean giant sets to launch an updated flagship handset.

Samsung Electronics flags near-30% slump in Q4 operating profit

2019-01-08 07:56

Samsung Electronics on Tuesday flagged its first quarterly profit drop in two years and painted a grim outlook owing to mounting competition from Chinese smartphone makers and declining chip prices.

South Korea charges 11 with selling Samsung technology to China

2018-11-29 21:00

South Korea has charged nine people and two companies with illegally selling Samsung's bendable screen technology to a Chinese rival.

How to raise a unicorn

2018-10-30 06:02

Apart from being a mythical creature, a unicorn is also a privately owned startup valued at over a billion dollars. There's a trick to finding that rare beast, says Mikael Samuelsson.

Samsung aims at 10% African growth despite rising competition

2018-10-19 21:35

Samsung Electronics is targeting an annual 10% increase in revenue from Africa over the next decade, even as competition from cheaper consumer devices intensifies.

The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is now available in SA – here's how you can get yours first

2018-08-23 16:56

South Africans can get their new Note 9 for R18,999 in cash, or on contract from cellular providers. Here are all the deals.

 

Samsung's foldable screens fail in some early review models

2019-04-18 10:42

Some test models of Samsung's new foldable phone suffered defects after only days of use, casting a shadow over next week’s introduction of a $1,980 device meant to rejuvenate a flagging market and showcase the Asian company’s technology expertise.

WATCH: Samsung sees lowest quarterly profit in more than two years

2019-04-05 21:08

Samsung says it was heading for its lowest quarterly profit in more than two years as a glut in memory chips, slowing panel sales and rising competition in smartphones hit margins.

Samsung said to be preparing more foldable smartphone models

2019-03-06 19:24

Samsung is working on a pair of new foldable smartphones to follow its Galaxy Fold, seeking to seize an early lead in new market segment.

WATCH: Samsung's new Galaxy fold serves as a smartphone and a tablet

2019-02-21 22:10

“Each screen works perfectly on its own, but the fold is more that two separate screens, it’s a unified device. These displays work together to give you a singular, seamless, multi-screen experience" says Samsung's VP of product marketing.

Most Asian markets rise as optimism returns, eyes on trade talks

2019-01-08 08:08

Asian markets mostly rose Tuesday with a little more optimism in the air than in recent weeks as China and the US hold trade talks and the Federal Reserve flags a more dovish stance.

Samsung signs Olympic sponsorship to 2028

2018-12-04 13:54

Samsung has extended its IOC sponsorship deal through the 2028 Los Angeles Olympics, making it 30 years of Summer and Winter Games support

Asian markets mixed as attention turns to US elections

2018-11-06 07:33

Asian markets were mixed Tuesday as focus turned to the US midterm elections, which could impact Donald Trump's presidency, while Apple suppliers were hit by reports the tech titan had cancelled plans to ramp up output of its new iPhone.

Italy fines Apple, Samsung millions for slowing phones with upgrades

2018-10-25 14:08

Italy's competition authority says it will be fining Apple and Samsung €10m and €5m respectively for the so-called "planned obsolescence" of their smartphones.

WATCH: Top 5 world news videos today

2018-10-12 05:38

Watch our playlist of the five most talked about videos today, October 12, 2018.

Standard Bank clients can now get free coffee and burgers if they tap their Samsungs to pay at tills

2018-08-10 16:36

Standard Bank is the second bank in SA after Absa to offer Samsung Pay, and it is offering incentives – including the chance to win a high-end cellphone – for using it.

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