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  • BlackBerry working with Google to secure Android devices Yesterday

    Toronto: BlackBerry said on Wednesday that it is working with Google to enable its software to manage and secure some of Google's Android devices, a move that builds on BlackBerry's recent partnership with Samsung Electronics Co. In November, BlackBerry announced partnerships with Samsung and other high-profile technology industry players, broadening the...
  • Samsung to freeze salaries for the first time in six years Yesterday

    Seoul: Samsung Electronics said on Thursday it will freeze its South Korean employees' wages in 2015 for the first time in six years, after the world's top smartphone maker suffered a fall in profits in the face of rising competition. The South Korean giant in January recorded its first annual profit...
  • Samsung losing grip of Indian tablet market after leading it in 2014: Report Yesterday

    New Delhi: Samsung is still the leader in Indian tablet market with 19.2 per cent share in 2014, but the Korean electronics giant's grip on the segment is slipping, CyberMedia Research (CMR) said today. Overall, the tablet market in India fell by 9.2 per cent to 3.89 million units shipped in...
  • Indian smartphone market declines for the first time in Q4 2014: Report 2 days ago

    New Delhi: In a first, the country's smartphone market fell by 4 per cent in the October-December period last year as compared with the previous quarter, research firm IDC said today. Overall, mobile phone shipments in one of the world's fastest growing handset markets stood at 64.3 million units in Q4...
  • LG to partner with China, Japan firms to make OLED TVs 2 days ago

    Seoul: South Korea's LG Electronics Inc said on Tuesday it plans to partner with Chinese and Japanese firms in a bid to make organic light-emitting diode (OLED) display televisions more mainstream. LG Electronics, the world's second largest television maker after rival Samsung Electronics Co Ltd, did not say what the partnership...
  • iBall overtakes Samsung as the top tablet seller in India: Report 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Domestic devices firm iBall has de-throned Korean technology giant Samsung as the top tablet seller in the Indian market in the quarter ended December 2014, according to global research firm IDC. The Mumbai-based iBall had a 15.6 per cent share of the tablet shipments in India in the October-December...
  • Samsung Galaxy S6 to be launched in India in the second week of April; to be available for pre-booking from March 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The much-awaited Samsung Galaxy S6 that is scheduled to be unveiled globally on March 1 will make its way to India in the second week of April. While the exact India launch date is yet to be finalised, the sixth generation smartphone in the Galaxy S series is...
  • The first official look at the Samsung Galaxy S6 gives a glimpse of a curved side display 3 days ago

    New Delhi: US mobile carrier, T-Mobile has officially unveiled the first look of Samsung's much-anticipated smartphone, the Galaxy S6, which hints to a curved display. The Samsung Galaxy S6 is yet-to-be-rolled out to the consumers, however, a Twitter post by T-Mobile's CEO John Legere confirmed that the device will be available...
  • US judge dismisses lawsuit against Google for making own search engine default app in Android phones 5 days ago

    New York: A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit accusing Google of harming smartphone buyers by forcing handset makers that use its Android operating system to make the search engine company's own applications the default option. Consumers claimed that Google required companies such as Samsung to favor Google apps such as YouTube...
  • Samsung's new teaser video hints at a borderless, metallic 'Next Galaxy' S6 smartphone 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Samsung's latest video for its 'Next Galaxy' gives us a sneak preview of what seems like a sans-border smartphone in metal to be unveiled at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2015 event in Barcelona starting March 2. The next flagship model in its Galaxy range is already speculated to...
  • Samsung Gear S, Sony Smartwatch 3 review: These smartwatches leave the phone behind 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Wearables are the next big thing and owning a smartwatch that lets you keep your phone at bay is an even smarter option. Although smartwatches need to be synced with your good old smartphone, there are situations and events when you would prefer to just carry a single...
  • Xiaomi is now China's smartphone market king; dethrones Samsung: Report February 19, 2015

    Shanghai: Upstart Xiaomi was the top smartphone company in China last year with a 12.5 per cent market share, narrowly outpacing South Korea's Samsung, market intelligence firm International Data Corporation (IDC) said today. Samsung was just behind with 12.1 per cent market share based on shipments by vendor in 2014, slipping...
  • Samsung buys mobile wallet startup LoopPay, looks to challenge Apple Pay February 19, 2015

    Bengaluru: Samsung has bought US mobile wallet startup LoopPay, signaling its intention to launch a smartphone payments service to compete with a recent offering from rival Apple. Mobile payments have been slow to catch on in the United States and elsewhere, despite strong backing. Apple, Google, and eBay's PayPal have all...
  • Samsung Galaxy S4 price slashed by Rs 3,550; now available at Rs 18,350 February 18, 2015

    New Delhi: In what can be seen as a precursor to the discontinuation of the flagship Galaxy S4 smartphone, Samsung has announced a price cut of Rs 3,550 on its original selling price. A retailer told IBNLive that the Galaxy S4 smartphone is now available for Rs 18,350. However, online shopping...
  • Samsung Galaxy Grand Max with a 5.25-inch display, 13MP camera available at Rs 15,362 February 17, 2015

    New Delhi: Samsung has finally launched the much-anticipated Grand Max smartphone in India. Priced at Rs 15,362, the phone is exclusively available on Snapdeal.com. The Samsung Galaxy Grand Max is available in white and grey colour options. The Galaxy Grand Max has a 5.25-inch display with a resolution of 1280x720 pixels. It...
  • LG-Samsung washing machine spat: LG releases video showing its executive 'merely testing its rival's products' February 17, 2015

    Seoul: LG Electronics, whose appliance chief has been indicted on a charge of purposely damaging Samsung washing machines, issued a video clip that it says shows the executive was merely testing its rival's products in plain view at a store in Germany. The video from the incident last September was released...
  • Samsung launches affordable 4G smartphones in India at Rs 9,900 onwards February 16, 2015

    Bangkok: Facing growing competition from brands like Micromax and Xiaomi, Samsung launched the Galaxy J1 4G - to be priced at Rs 9,900 in India - as the Korean electronics giant looks to protect its turf in one of the world's fastest growing smartphone markets. It launched two other 4G enabled...
  • Samsung Galaxy Grand Max to be launched in India on February 17 at Rs 17,286 February 16, 2015

    New Delhi: IBNLive had previously reported that Samsung would be introducing the Galaxy Grand Max smartphone in India on February 17 and now further information about the product including its price have surfaced. The phone that will be exclusively available on Snapdeal.com was found to be listed on the e-commerce...
  • LG's home appliances chief indicted over deliberately damaging Samsung's washing machines February 15, 2015

    Seoul: LG's home appliances chief was indicted on a charge of deliberately damaging Samsung Electronics washing machines, escalating the feud between South Korea's top consumer electronics companies. A LG Electronics spokeswoman confirmed on Sunday that home appliances chief Jo Seong-jin and two other employees were indicted by local prosecutors. Samsung Electronics...
  • Samsung Galaxy A7 launched in India at Rs 30,499; features a 5.5-inch display, 13MP camera February 15, 2015

    New Delhi: Samsung has introduced the recently-launched Galaxy A7 smartphone in India at a price of Rs 30,499. The phone that was unveiled early last month is now available in India via the company's India e-store. For now, the phone is only available in white colour in India. The black- and...
  • Samsung Galaxy S6 could come with Microsoft's apps February 14, 2015

    New Delhi: As the anticipation builds up around Samsung's upcoming Galaxy S6 smartphone , a latest report has claimed that flagship device will include a range of Microsoft apps. A SamMobile source has revealed that Samsung will pull out a lot of its usual pre-installed apps and make the Galaxy S6...
  • Samsung India to launch the Galaxy Grand Max on February 17, not the Galaxy Grand 3: Source February 14, 2015

    New Delhi: While "the grandest ever from Samsung" teaser hints at the Galaxy Grand 3 launch in India, a source familiar about the India launch plans of the upcoming Samsung phone confirmed to IBNLive that the company is going to introduce the Galaxy Grand Max in India next week -...
  • Samsung Galaxy S6 expected to come with a three-sided screen: Report February 12, 2015

    New Delhi: Samsung is expected to unveil a variant of the upcoming Galaxy S6 smartphone with a three-sided 'spill' display - one that will use the front as well as both the right and left sides of the phone - at its Galaxy Unpacked event on March 1, says a...
  • Samsung Display to invest $3.6 billion in new OLED production line February 11, 2015

    Seoul: South Korea's Samsung Display plans to invest 4 trillion won ($3.6 billion) into making organic light-emitting diode (OLED) panels as its parent Samsung Electronics Co Ltd looks to boost components sales to offset weaker smartphone earnings. A Samsung Display spokesman told Reuters on Wednesday the investment will take place from...
  • Samsung likely to pay out a smaller amount in dividends this year compared with that of 2014 February 10, 2015

    Seoul: South Korean tech firm Samsung Electronics will likely pay out a smaller amount in dividends this year compared with that of 2014, a person with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters on Tuesday. The person, who declined to be identified due to the sensitivity of the subject, said that...
  • Amid mobile slump, Samsung needs more outside customers for its chips and panels February 10, 2015

    Seoul: As Samsung Electronics sells fewer of its own smartphones, the South Korean group's components businesses are under pressure to pick up the slack and secure external customers for chips and display panels, including putting these in rival mobile devices. Samsung Display has begun supplying organic light-emitting diode (OLED) panels to...
  • Be careful in what you say in your living room. Samsung's smart TV could be listening and sharing February 10, 2015

    Seoul: South Korean electronics giant Samsung has revealed its potential for smart television sets that can capture your drawing room conversations and share them without your knowledge. Voice-recognition technology in Samsung's Internet connected TVs can capture and transmit nearby conversations. The potential for TVs to eavesdrop is revealed in Samsung's smart...
  • Microsoft, Samsung settle contract dispute over patents February 10, 2015

    San Francisco: Microsoft and Samsung Electronics have settled a contract dispute over patent royalties, though terms of the settlement are confidential, Microsoft said in a statement on Monday. Microsoft sued Samsung last year in a federal court in New York, accusing Samsung of breaching a collaboration agreement by initially refusing to...
  • Samsung leads Indian mobile phone market, but losing grip: Report February 8, 2015

    New Delhi: Samsung may be the leader in the burgeoning Indian mobile market, but the Korean handset giant is losing ground in one of the world's largest markets as it faces stiff competition from rivals like Micromax, Karbonn, Lava and Microsoft (Nokia). According to the latest data from CyberMedia Research (CMR),...
  • Samsung launches Tizen-powered TVs; plans to introduce Tizen washing machines, refrigerators this year February 5, 2015

    Seoul: South Korean electronics giant Samsung Electronics has started domestic sales of high-end televisions powered by its Tizen operating system and plans to add washing machines, fridges and other appliances to the range of products that use the software. Samsung said sales of Tizen-powered ultra-HD TVs began Thursday in South Korea....