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# samsung - Today’s News


# samsung - Monday 14 July, 2014

Samsung finds ‘evidence’ of child labour at China plant

It has suspended business with the supplier involved.

# samsung - Thursday 10 July, 2014

Child labour allegations lands Samsung in hot water

The company is investigating claims that one of its suppliers in China hired children and student workers under the legal working age and made them work for 11 hours a day without social insurance.

# samsung - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Weak smartphone demand haunts Samsung as profits continue to fall

The company has estimated that its operating profit will fall by 24% compared to the same period a year ago, citing “weak demand” for smartphones and increased competition in China and Europe.

# samsung - Monday 2 June, 2014

Samsung takes first steps away from Android by announcing first Tizen smartphone

Tizen is Samsung’s homegrown operating system which will make its debut on the Samsung Z in Russia later this year.

# samsung - Thursday 29 May, 2014

Samsung unveils real-time health wristband and healthcare platform

The Simband is a wearable device which uses numerous sensors to track information like heart rate, movement, body temperature and other metrics on a continuous basis.

# samsung - Monday 26 May, 2014

Apple isn’t happy with how much damages Samsung has to pay, so it’s asking for a retrial

And it’s also looking for a US product ban on any Samsung device that would infringe its patents.

# samsung - Sunday 25 May, 2014

From Weird Wide Web: Facebook nosiness, a GIF machine and a virtual reality war Week In Web

Weird Wide Web: Facebook nosiness, a GIF machine and a virtual reality war

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

# samsung - Friday 23 May, 2014

Now Samsung is working on its own Oculus Rift-style VR headset

On top of that, the company is also working on a smartwatch that can work without being tehered to a smartphone and wearable smartglasses designed to compete against Google’s own version.

# samsung - Monday 19 May, 2014

Samsung considers expanding biometric security measures in future devices

Iris detection is one of the methods Samsung is currently exploring as it looks to improve its security offering.

# samsung - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

Samsung pledges compensation for factory workers who contracted incurable diseases

The company’s CEO said that it would employ a third party to “make due compensation” to victims and their families.

# samsung - Thursday 8 May, 2014

Samsung replaces its head of mobile design amid Galaxy S5 criticism

Chang Dong-hoon will continue to lead Samsung’s design centre which is responsible for the company’s overall design strategy.

# samsung - Saturday 3 May, 2014

Samsung to pay Apple $119.6 million for ‘willfully stealing and copying’

But that’s not a big win for the makers of the iPhone.

# samsung - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

Motorola escapes fine after breaching EU competition law

The company tried to take out and enforce a patent injunction against Apple, despite it agreeing to pay royalties for its use.

Samsung profits rise slightly despite sliding smartphone revenue

The company made a net profit of $7.3 billion in the first three months of the year, but concerns over its reliance on smartphone sales is growing.

# samsung - Thursday 24 April, 2014

Apple faces ebook trial in July after US judge denies bid to postpone it

Apple will now face a trial in July after it was accused of conspiring with publishers to raise ebook prices and impede competitors like Amazon.

# samsung - Sunday 20 April, 2014

Review: Hands on with the Samsung Galaxy S5

Does the latest addition to Samsung’s flagship range do enough to separate itself from previous versions?

# samsung - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

Samsung and Apple kick off patent case by dragging Google into the middle of it

Samsung fired back at Apple’s accusations of patent theft by saying it was Google that wrote the Android software used on its phones and tablets.

# samsung - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

So a lot of tech companies had fun with April Fools Day today

Especially Google, but that was already expected.

# samsung - Monday 31 March, 2014

Apple and Samsung return to court again as patent dispute heats up

Apple has accused Samsung of infringing on five patents on newer patents, while Samsung made a counterclaim, saying Apple stole two of its ideas to use on iPhones and iPads.

# samsung - Friday 28 March, 2014

The iPhone 6 is coming in September

That’s what the Japanese are saying anyway.

# samsung - Friday 14 March, 2014

Samsung develops ultrasonic phone case which detects everything around it

The ultrasonic cover detects people and obstacles within a two meter radius, and alerts users to them by sending vibrations or audio cues.

# samsung - Monday 24 February, 2014

Samsung sees fitness in its future as it gives Galaxy S5 a heart rate monitor

The Galaxy S5 and Samsung’s new range of wearable devices all have built-in heart rate monitors and will be released globally on 11th April.

# samsung - Sunday 16 February, 2014

From Weird Wide Web: Romantic Google and Facebook comments landing you in prison Week In Web

Weird Wide Web: Romantic Google and Facebook comments landing you in prison

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

# samsung - Friday 14 February, 2014

Samsung alarm app helps researchers fight diseases while you sleep

The Power Sleep app, made by Samsung and the University of Vienna, carries out protein calculations that is used to help research into disease like cancer and Alzheimer’s.

# samsung - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

Future Samsung phones could track and share your activity with other apps

The company is reportedly working on a new service called Context, which would share app usage, typing, and sensor activity with developers.

# samsung - Monday 27 January, 2014

Google and Samsung call truce with cross-license patent deal

The agreement between the two companies will cover the firms’ existing patents as well as those filed over the next ten years.

# samsung - Friday 10 January, 2014

From Vietnam police investigate riot at Samsung factory Vietnam

Vietnam police investigate riot at Samsung factory

Thirteen people have been injured in the incident, four critically.

# samsung - Thursday 9 January, 2014

Samsung considers bringing eye-scan security to Galaxy S5

The feature would be Samsung’s response to iPhone 5s’ Touch ID and the HTC One Max’s fingerprint sensor.

# samsung - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

Samsung earnings fall as mobile growth slows down

Analysts say that the company’s smartphone business was not as lucrative because of higher marketing costs.

From The Daily Edge CRINGE! Director Michael Bay flees the stage after teleprompter fail Morto

CRINGE! Director Michael Bay flees the stage after teleprompter fail

He was at the Samsung live event to promote a new TV.

# samsung - Monday 23 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge This Samsung advert is the most hilariously awful thing you’ll see today Bad Ads

# samsung - Thursday 19 December, 2013

LG and Samsung unveil similar 105-inch TVs on the same day

Same size, same curved screen, and the same screen ratio.

# samsung - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

From The Score VIDEO: Ronaldo, Messi and Rooney team up to take on aliens Galaxy11

VIDEO: Ronaldo, Messi and Rooney team up to take on aliens

Samsung have got a team of the world’s best players on board for their latest campaign.

# samsung - Saturday 7 December, 2013

Buyers’ Guide: Which smartphone is right for you?

With so many quality smartphones out there, which ones should you pay attention to?

# samsung - Friday 22 November, 2013

“Apple doesn’t own beautiful and sexy” – Samsung lawyer reacts to €215 million award

Apple was yesterday awarded an additional $290 million in damages by a jury after Samsung was found to have infringed on their patents.

# samsung - Sunday 17 November, 2013

Five smartphones battling for your Christmas stocking

If you’re thinking of a phone as a Christmas gift, here are a few you should be considering.

# samsung - Sunday 27 October, 2013

Why don’t the new iPhones have 4G connections in Ireland?

It’s because the super-fast networks are yet to be ‘certified’ by Apple.

# samsung - Wednesday 9 October, 2013

US upholds ban on some Samsung devices

The ban had been issued due to patent infringements on Apple products with today’s decision coming as Samsung announced details of their new curved smartphone.

# samsung - Wednesday 25 September, 2013

From Samsung to launch smartphone with a curved display Smart Plan

Samsung to launch smartphone with a curved display

The new design will be out next month. It follows on from the company’s launch of a ‘smart watch’ earlier this month.

# samsung - Wednesday 4 September, 2013

After much speculation, Samsung finally unveils smartwatch

The phone can make calls, take photos, receive notifications – basically everything a smartphone can do. But there’s a few catches…

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