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  • Tablet market growth slows, Apple and Samsung lose ground 9 hours 12 minutes ago

    New York: Apple and Samsung have lost ground in the tablet computer market as growth cools in the once-hot segment, the research firm IDC said Thursday. An IDC survey said sales of tablets in the March-June period were 49.3 million, up a modest 11 per cent from a year ago but...
  • Samsung launches Galaxy S5 4G in India at Rs 53,500 6 days ago

    New Delhi: South Korean electronics giant Samsung launched a 4G compatible variant of its Galaxy S5 flagship smartphone in India priced at Rs 53,500. The Samsung Galaxy S5 4G will be available in the markets in India from July 20. "We are excited to introduce our first 4G variant...
  • Samsung Galaxy Core 2 with a 4.5-inch display, quad-core processor launched in India at Rs 11,900 July 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Samsung has launched its new smartphone - the Galaxy Core 2 - in India. The Galaxy Core, which is the successor to the Galaxy Core smartphone, comes with a faster processor and better display. It is priced in India at Rs 11,900. The Galaxy Core 2 has a...
  • Apple to give Samsung a taste of its own medicine with iPhone 6 July 16, 2014

    Seoul: Samsung Electronics Co Ltd is losing smartphone ground not only to cheaper Chinese rivals but also at the high end to Apple Inc, a survey showed, in an ominous sign for the South Korean giant as Apple readies to launch its next-generation iPhone 6. Samsung last week gave second-quarter earnings...
  • Samsung to probe child labour charges in China July 10, 2014

    Seoul: Samsung Electronics Company said on Thursday that it was "urgently" investigating allegations that one of its suppliers in China employed children and underage students. China Labor Watch (CLW) said the supplier, Shinyang Electronics, was believed to have hired at least five workers under the age of 16. The New York-based watchdog...
  • Samsung smartphones, computers worth $6.3 million robbed in Brazil July 9, 2014

    Rio De Janeiro: Bandits attacked a Samsung Electronics Co Ltd factory near Sao Paulo late Sunday and held workers hostage while they robbed truckloads of smartphones, tablets and notebook computers the company valued at about $6.3 million. The dramatic heist, carried out by armed robbers who carjacked a shuttle used by...
  • Galaxy K Zoom: Samsung's new 20.7 megapixel cameraphone with 10x optical zoom launched in India at Rs 29,999 July 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Samsung has announced the launch of its new smartphone with a specialised camera, the Samsung Galaxy K zoom, in India. It is claimed to be a camera specialised smartphone that offers the control and functionality of a professional camera. The Galaxy K zoom is equipped with new retracting...
  • Samsung Electronics faces falling profits as succession looms July 7, 2014

    Seoul: Smartphone leader Samsung Electronics Co Ltd faces a third straight quarter of profit decline that could become a fourth as cheaper models grab a bigger share of a slowing market and Apple Inc readies the launch of its iPhone 6. Samsung Electronics' woes, exacerbated by a won that has risen...
  • Gear Live: Samsung's first Android Wear smartwatch goes on sale in India at Rs 15,900 July 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Samsung's first Android Wear smartwatch, which was earlier listed as "coming soon" on the Google India Play Store, is now up for pre-order on Play Store at Rs 15,900. Customers can pre-book a smartwatch, but it won't be shipped before July 18. This dust and water-resistant smartwatch has a...
  • Investment banks jockey for $100 million Samsung restructuring bonanza July 4, 2014

    Investment bankers are jostling to win plum roles from the founding Lee family of Samsung Group, South Korea's top fee-payer, as it prepares to hand the baton to the next generation in a restructuring that could land more than $100 million in advisory fees alone. Foreign and Korean investment banks are...
  • Battle of the smartwatches: LG's G Watch, Samsung Gear Live, Samsung Gear 2 reviewed July 3, 2014

    New York: New Android wristwatches from Samsung and LG make a few evolutionary advances, though I won't be rushing out to buy either. Samsung's Gear Live and LG's G Watch are good products and will appeal to those who like to be among the first to own new gadgets. The watches serve...
  • Android Wear review: Rather limited in what it can do now but should evolve fast July 2, 2014

    New York: In its first iteration, Google's Android Wear software for computerised wristwatches isn't so much about innovation as it is an effort at simplification. Available in two smartwatches out within the next week, Android Wear is rather limited in what it can do. Even last year's smartwatches do some things...
  • Samsung launches flagship Galaxy Tab S in India; 8.4-inch model costs Rs 37,800, 10.5-inch for Rs 44,800 July 1, 2014

    New Delhi: Samsung has announced the launch of its new Galaxy Tab S in India. The tablet will comes in two sizes - 8.4-inches and 10.5 inches. The Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 is priced at Rs 37,800, while the Galaxy Tab S 10.5 will be available for Rs 44,800....
  • Galaxy Tab S: Samsung to launch its new flaghip tablet in India today July 1, 2014

    New Delhi: Samsung is launching its new flagship tablet lineup in India at an event in New Delhi. The new Samsung Galaxy Tab S tablets were first unveiled on June 13 at at event in New York. This new line of high-end tablet computers aim directly at Apple's iPad. The devices...
  • Galaxy Core II, Ace 4, Young 2, Star 2: Samsung unveils four new budget Android smartphones July 1, 2014

    New Delhi: Expanding its Galaxy lineup, Samsung has introduced four new smartphones - Galaxy Core II, Galaxy Ace 4, Galaxy Young 2, Galaxy Star 2. All new Galaxy devices run the latest Android 4.4 operating system. The Galaxy Core II is powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core processor and has a...
  • LG G Watch goes on sale in India at Rs 14,999; Samsung Gear Live to come at Rs 15,900 June 27, 2014

    New Delhi: LG G Watch is the first Android Wear smartwatch to go on sale in India. Priced at Rs 14,999, the watch is available to order on the Google India Play Store. Users can pre-book a smartwatch but it will not be shipped before July 8. The G Watch, which...
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab S review: A strong challenger to the Apple iPad June 26, 2014

    New York: Samsung's new Galaxy Tab S tablet looks different. As soon as I turned on the screen, I noticed that the colours are stunning and vivid. Red looks redder, and greens are greener. The lawn and the trees in Ghostbusters look alive, as does a purple-tinted apparition. The Tab S is...
  • Android Wear: LG G Watch, Samsung Gear Live smartwatches launched; Moto 360 coming soon June 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Google has announced the launch of the first set of smartwatches based on its Android mobile software, Android Wear, at its annual developers conference - Google I/O 2014. The LG G Watch and Samsung Gear Live are the first Android wear smartwatches to go on sale and are available...
  • Apple, Google, Samsung vying to bring health apps to wearables June 23, 2014

    San Francisco: For decades, medical technology firms have searched for ways to let diabetics check blood sugar easily, with scant success. Now, the world's largest mobile technology firms are getting in on the act. Apple Inc, Samsung Electronics Co and Google Inc, searching for applications that could turn nascent wearable technology...
  • Apple's iWatch to enter mass production in July; likely to come with a 2.5-inch display, wireless charging capabilities June 22, 2014

    Taipei: Taiwan's Quanta Computer Inc will start mass production of Apple Inc's first smartwatch in July, a source familiar with the matter said, as the US tech giant tries to prove it can still innovate against rival Samsung Electronics Co Ltd. The still-unnamed watch, which Apple followers have dubbed the iWatch,...
  • Samsung in talks to buy Siri software maker Nuance: Report June 17, 2014

    Bangalore: Software maker Nuance Communications Inc has held talks with potential buyers for its sale, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. The company, whose software powers the Siri feature on Apple Inc's iPhones, recently spoke to Samsung Electronics Co and some private equity firms for a...
  • Review: Samsung's new fitness products offer a little bit of everything, without excelling at any one thing June 16, 2014

    Big Sur: Samsung's latest gadgets try to tap into people's passions for tracking fitness activities. The Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo wristwatches, Gear Fit wristband and Galaxy S5 smartphone all come with heart rate monitors and software for tracking exercise and the number of steps you walk in a...
  • Google Fit: Google developing health data service; likely to be announced later this month June 14, 2014

    San Francisco: Google Inc is developing a service that will combine information from health apps and personal fitness devices, in another competitive move against Apple Inc and Samsung Electronics Co, Forbes reported. The new service, to be called Google Fit, will make its debut at the Internet company's developer conference later...
  • Galaxy Tab S: Samsung launches its new flagship tablet in two sizes - 10.5 and 8.4 inches June 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Samsung has unveiled it new flagship tablet - the Samsung Galaxy Tab S - that is also the Korean company's thinnest and lightest tablet to date. The Galaxy Tab S comes in two sizes: 8.4 inch and 10.5 inch. Both the variants feature a WQXGA (2560x1600, 16:10) Super AMOLED...
  • Apple to launch its first wearable device in October: Report June 7, 2014

    San Francisco: Apple Inc is preparing to sell its first wearable device this October, aiming to produce 3 million to 5 million smartwatches a month in its initial run, the Nikkei reported on Friday, citing an unidentified parts supplier and sources familiar with the matter. Specifications are still being finalised, but...
  • Barnes & Noble teams up with Samsung to make Nook tablet June 6, 2014

    New York: Barnes & Noble is teaming up with Samsung to develop Nook tablets, the book seller said Thursday, as it focuses on its Nook software. Barnes & Noble spent years investing heavily in its Nook e-book reader and e-book library, but they struggled to be profitable. And in December the...