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# samsung - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

Sony smartphones not so clever any more

Company predicts massive losses after writing off more than €1 billion in worthless goodwill for its mobiles.

# samsung - Monday 15 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge Samsung is throwing some excellent shade at Apple in their new TV ads Shade

Samsung is throwing some excellent shade at Apple in their new TV ads

New ad accuses Apple’s iPhone 6 of copying the Samsung Galaxy.

# samsung - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

Samsung makes its entry into virtual reality official with Gear VR launch

The company also announced two new smartphones, the Galaxy Note 4 and the Note Edge, at a conference in Berlin.

# samsung - Thursday 28 August, 2014

Apple fails again in its bid to ban Samsung’s US phones sales

Despite dropping all claims outside the US, the patent battle between both companies rages on.

# samsung - Friday 22 August, 2014

# samsung - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

Samsung ditches the plastic design for a metal Galaxy phone

The Galaxy Alpha has a similar design to the Galaxy S5 and is one of the thinnest smartphones it has created.

# samsung - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

Apple and Samsung decide to call a patent truce, but only outside the US

The two companies will continue to pursue existing cases that are taking place in US courts.

# samsung - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

Samsung has been knocked off the top spot in China by a local smartphone maker

Chineses smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi has overtaken Samsung as the top smartphone maker on its home turf, thanks to the popularity of its low-cost RedMi smartphone range.

# samsung - Thursday 31 July, 2014

Samsung blames slow smartphone sales and increased competition for profit slump

Slow global sales of smartphones and tablets and rising marketing costs to shift stock were some of the factors Samsung cited as its net profit fell by nearly 20% in the second quarter.

# samsung - Monday 28 July, 2014

Samsung postpones Tizen smartphone launch so it can improve its new OS

The company has said it needs more time to develop Tizen’s ‘ecosystem’ before it releases its smartphone, but no new release date was provided.

# samsung - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge 6 indispensable Android hacks that will make your life much easier Sponsored By Did Electrical

6 indispensable Android hacks that will make your life much easier

These are not the Androids you are looking for.

# 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 TheJournal.ie 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 TheJournal.ie 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 TheJournal.ie 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.

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