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Samsung follows Apple with launch in China of mobile payment
Samsung follows Apple with launch in China of mobile payment

South Korea's Samsung announced the launch of its mobile payment service in China, a market its arch-rival Apple entered six weeks ago.

Samsung follows Apple with launch in China of mobile payment
App usage soars as smartphones take hold
App usage soars as smartphones take hold

Global app usage soared in 2015 as a growing base of smartphone users found new ways to use their devices.

App usage soars as smartphones take hold
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Samsung unveils $10bn share buyback with Q3 profit surge

South Korea's Samsung Electronics pulled out of an extended earnings dive, reporting a nearly 30 percent surge in third-quarter net profit and announcing a $10 billion share buyback.

Samsung unveils $10bn share buyback with Q3 profit surge
Samsung unveils new smartwatch to challenge Apple Watch
Samsung unveils new smartwatch to challenge Apple Watch

Samsung unveiled its latest smartwatch as the South Korean tech giant seeks to challenge Apple's global domination in the fast-growing wearable device market.

Samsung unveils new smartwatch to challenge Apple Watch
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Samsung to appeal to US Supreme Court in Apple patent case

South Korean technology company Samsung is filing a petition to the US Supreme Court in its long-running patent infringement case against Apple.

Samsung to appeal to US Supreme Court in Apple patent case
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Samsung removes logo on smartphones in Japan

Samsung has removed its corporate logo from its new smartphones sold in Japan.

Samsung removes logo on smartphones in Japan
Samsung and Apple clash with rollout of new products
Samsung and Apple clash with rollout of new products

Samsung rolled out a new smartphone on Friday in a bid to regain market dominance.

Samsung and Apple clash with rollout of new products
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Samsung, LG agree to end legal feuds

Samsung and LG agreed to end all pending legal disputes that had seen the South Korean electronics rivals accuse each other of stealing technology and vandalising products.

Samsung, LG agree to end legal feuds
LG executive denies vandalising Samsung washing machines
LG executive denies vandalising Samsung washing machines

A senior LG Electronics executive facing trial for allegedly sabotaging rival Samsung washing machines at a trade fair vowed to prove his innocence.

LG executive denies vandalising Samsung washing machines
Samsung and Microsoft end patent dispute
Samsung and Microsoft end patent dispute

Samsung and Microsoft said they had ended a patent dispute that had seen the US software giant sue the South Korean conglomerate for breaching a 2011 licensing contract.

Samsung and Microsoft end patent dispute
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Samsung to expand range of smart appliances

Samsung is to launch a range of smart refrigerators, air conditioners and washing machines as its seeks to expand its business in Internet-connected homes.

Samsung to expand range of smart appliances
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Apple ties with Samsung as world's top smartphone vendor

Apple caught up with Samsung as the world's biggest smartphone vendor in the fourth quarter of 2014, thanks to booming sales of its new iPhone 6.

Apple ties with Samsung as world's top smartphone vendor
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Blackberry, Samsung deny takeover report

Canadian smartphone maker BlackBerry's shares jumped then fell back amid rumors of takeover talks with South Korea's Samsung.

Blackberry, Samsung deny takeover report
J.K. Shin, president of Mobile Communications Business for Samsung Electronics. ©REUTERS
Samsung 's mobile chief keeps his job

Samsung said the head of its faltering mobile business would keep his job despite an alarming decline in profits.

Samsung 's mobile chief keeps his job
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Samsung scraps unit merger on shareholder opposition

South Korea's Samsung scrapped a merger between two major units, citing the spiralling cost of buying back stock from shareholders opposed to the deal.

Samsung scraps unit merger on shareholder opposition
Samsung launches Note 4 'phablet' ahead of schedule
Samsung launches Note 4 'phablet' ahead of schedule

South Korea's Samsung launched the latest version of its oversized Galaxy Note smartphone earlier than expected.

Samsung launches Note 4 'phablet' ahead of schedule
Samsung to release Note 4 'phablet' on October 17
Samsung to release Note 4 'phablet' on October 17

Samsung announced Thursday that its eagerly-anticipated Note 4 "phablet" will be released on October 17.

Samsung to release Note 4 'phablet' on October 17
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South Korea's Samsung and LG unveil new smartwatches

South Korea's Samsung and LG unveiled new smartwatches with upgraded functions and design.

South Korea's Samsung and LG unveil new smartwatches
Samsung to buy US tech firm SmartThings
Samsung to buy US tech firm SmartThings

Samsung said it had reached a deal to buy a US home automation startup SmartThings.

Samsung to buy US tech firm SmartThings
Samsung finds 'evidence' of child labour at China plant
Samsung finds 'evidence' of child labour at China plant

Samsung said Monday it had temporarily suspended business with one of its suppliers in China after finding "evidence" of possible illegal child labour at the plant.

Samsung finds 'evidence' of child labour at China plant