Jan 15, 2015 08:16 AM IST
Samsung recently offered to buy BlackBerry for as much as USD 7.5 billion, seeking its valuable patents as it battles Apple in the corporate market, according to a person familiar with the matter and documents seen by Reuters.
- Jan 08, 2015 08:19 AM IST
This would still mark the company's fifth consecutive quarter of declining operating profit in annual terms, and means annual profit fell for the first time in three years.
- Dec 05, 2014 08:41 AM IST
"Apple was awarded Samsung's total profits on those (Samsung) phones, which was absurd," she said, arguing that it was akin to awarding entire profits on a car because of an infringing cup holder.
- Nov 27, 2014 02:43 PM IST
Samsung`s decision may provide a boost to its share price, but ultimately the company must restructure its business for future growth, says Kay.
- Oct 31, 2014 08:31 AM IST
James Kuffner, a research scientist at Google and a member of the robotics group, will replace Rubin, the company added.
- Oct 22, 2014 08:45 AM IST
Munich-based B2X said it is taking majority control of The Service Solutions (TSS), an authorised provider of phone repairs for Apple iPhones in India and customer care services provider for a variety of phone makers globally.
- Oct 09, 2014 12:46 PM IST
The company last week reported better-than-forecast third-quarter profit, but mainly thanks to cost cuts rather than improved sales.
- Sep 10, 2014 09:37 AM IST
Apple will offer three different versions -- sport, standard, and a luxury edition, with finishes including stainless steel and gold plated. The display can be customized to show the time in numbers or a facsimile of a watch with hands.
- Sep 05, 2014 09:08 AM IST
The US chipmaker vies with Qualcomm in the business of providing chips for smartphones and tablets. It said on Thursday that Qualcomm and Samsung had used Nvidia's patented technologies without a license in Samsung's mobile devices, including the just-launched Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy Note Edge.
- Sep 01, 2014 02:01 PM IST
Until recently the world`s largest smartphone marker was considered an unstoppable force. However, with key rival Apple getting its groove back and intensifying competition from low-end handset manufactures in emerging markets, things don`t look so rosy anymore.
- Mar 13, 2014 10:29 AM IST
Police had obtained a warrant for the arrest of a former engineer at a Toshiba-affiliated chipmaker who was suspected of improperly providing technical data to SK Hynix Inc.
- Feb 13, 2014 08:51 AM IST
Apple Inc is also widely expected to launch its new iPhone with a bigger screen this year.
- Jan 28, 2014 08:45 AM IST
Samsung took 29.6 percent of the global smartphone market in the fourth quarter, ahead of Apple's 17.6 percent, as strong low-end market growth led by Chinese vendors continued to shake up the smartphone industry, the data showed.
- Jan 24, 2014 09:12 AM IST
The world's biggest smartphone maker kept its full-year investment plan conservative and warned it would be difficult to increase earnings in the first quarter as demand pulls back from the year-end holiday period.
- Jan 22, 2014 08:45 AM IST
Asian traders are on the central bank watch with policy decisions due from the Bank of Japan and the Bank of Thailand.
- Jan 20, 2014 03:39 PM IST
China sets the tone for the week, releasing the closely-watched growth figures earlier on Monday.Gross domestic product for the fourth quarter of 2013 came in at 7.7 percent from the year-ago period, a tad better than the 7.6 forecast by Reuters.
- Jan 14, 2014 12:48 PM IST
The Internet giant has in recent years ventured further afield from its roots in online search and advertising, and is now a heavy hitter in industries such as mobile electronics and video-streaming.
- Jan 07, 2014 09:10 AM IST
Samsung is bracing itself for its weakest smartphone profit growth this year since it started making the devices in 2007, as arch rival Apple Inc challenges its domination in China's USD 80 billion market.
- Dec 13, 2013 09:37 AM IST
The unlisted company sold 6.8 million phones in the July-September quarter including 2.2 million smartphones, and is on track to surpass USD 1 billion in sales in the fiscal year ending in March.
- Dec 03, 2013 08:33 AM IST
Nokia had in September agreed to sell its devices and services business and license its patents to Microsoft after failing to recover from a late start in the smartphone sector.
- Nov 28, 2013 08:35 AM IST
Last month, a Samsung-sponsored short-film contest finale at the Sydney Opera House received poor reviews for blatant product placement in a series of 'behind the scenes' videos. Earlier this year, Samsung's New York launch of its latest top-of-the-range Galaxy smartphone came under fire for being sexist
- Nov 14, 2013 04:23 PM IST
The first day of testimony in the trial got under way yesterday. At issue are 13 devices made by the South Korea-based company that another jury decided infringed Apple patents for technology.
- Oct 28, 2013 10:20 AM IST
Signs have emerged that demand for the cheaper model is lagging the top-tier iPhone 5S - both of which went on sale in September - because its USD 100 discount is proving to be insufficient to motivate emerging market and price-conscious customers.
- Oct 25, 2013 08:20 AM IST
The smartphone leader has posted a record profit in six of the past seven quarters but may find it hard to extend its winning streak without a new hit gadget, after less-than-spectacular launches of its Galaxy Gear smartwatch and Galaxy Round curved phone in recent months.
- Oct 22, 2013 08:35 AM IST
On the back of a flat session on Monday, will the Nifty hold on to its high of 6,200 in today's trading? Earnings from Cairn India, Yes Bank and ING Vysya Bank are awaited.