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Reported Samsung restructuring could bring more integration between Galaxy phones, smart home business

Reported Samsung restructuring could better integrate homes, phones

Samsung Electronics reportedly is looking at a major re-organization after slumping sales at its smartphone division, according to the Wall Street Journal. With the change in management, one scenario could have co-CEO B.K. Yoon of Samsung's home appliance and television business take the reins of...
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Samsung's new Milk Video app helps users discover viral content

Samsung has launched a new app and service called Milk Video, which it says will make "it easier than ever to find and share the best and most talked about online videos." At the moment the app is only available in the US and can be used by a select number of Samsung's Galaxy devices, Samsung...
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Samsung's foldable display may come to a smartphone near you in 2015

Samsung plans to launch a new flexible display for smartphones next year, according to Lee Chang-hoon, vice president of the business strategic team at Samsung Display. Chang-hoon revealed during the Samsung Investor Forum 2014 in New York that the company will launch a flexible screen that can...
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Samsung goes into cost-cutting mode, to reduce smartphone portfolio by 30 percent in 2015

In a bid to combat falling profits, Samsung has announced that it will reduce the number of smartphone models it will sell in 2015. That number will be anywhere between 25 and 30 percent, according to head of investor relations Robert Yi. Samsung will also be looking to get back to a "double-...
Rumored Samsung Volt could be a short-flick competitor to Netflix

Rumored Samsung Volt could be a short-flick competitor to Netflix

Samsung is reportedly looking into creating its own subscription video service. After scrapping its Media Hub, which sells big name movies and TV shows similar to what is offered on Google's Play store, Samsung may be looking at another angle for mobile video as the company is reported to have...
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BlackBerry and Samsung partner to provide end-to-end security for Android

At the BlackBerry Enterprise event today in San Francisco, BlackBerry together with Samsung has announced a new partnership to bring end-to-end security to Android through BES12 and Samsung KNOX. "We share the goal to provide enterprises with the most secure mobility solutions through this...
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Samsung shares official schedule for this year's Developer Conference

Samsung is hosting its second Developer Conference this week in San Francisco, where the manufacturer is expected to focus on the health, wearables and VR segments. The schedule for the list of events scheduled to take place during the three-day event has now been posted. The first day of the...
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Samsung's first TV ad for the Gear S smartwatch gets straight to the facts

Remember those cool commercials from last year promoting the Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch as the realization of all of our sci-fi fantasies? Well, that is apparently "so 2013". The first commercial for the new Tizen-powered Samsung Gear S smartwatch just goes straight to the features of the...
Samsung Gear Circle now available in the U.S.

Samsung Gear Circle Bluetooth headset now available in the U.S.

Samsung has announced that its new Gear Circle Bluetooth headset is now available in the U.S. through T-Mobile. The Gear Circle lets you listen to music, take calls, and give voice commands through S Voice on supported phones. Samsung has not announced the U.S. price for the headset at this time...
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Samsung details all the free stuff you'll get with the Galaxy Note 4 and Note Edge

Samsung is no stranger to giving away a lot of freebies with its premium smartphones, and this time around it's no different. The manufacturer is detailing the Galaxy Gifts package that every Galaxy Note 4 owner and Galaxy Note Edge owner is entitled to receive, which includes a sizable list of...
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Samsung says user data was safe from recent Find My Mobile vulnerability

Samsung saw its Find My Mobile service come under attack by reports of a vulnerability. This was patched back in October, but Samsung today announced that no data was compromised. It was reported that certain individuals could gain access to a smartphone and lock/unlock the device and even ring...
Samsung's Galaxy Lifestyle Store in China lets you hang out and drink coffee

Samsung's Galaxy Lifestyle Store in China lets you hang out and drink coffee

Samsung already has several Experience Stores around the world where customers can access the latest products from the South Korean vendor. In China, however, the manufacturer is looking to offer a more unique experience to customers by launching what it is calling a Galaxy Lifestyle Store, a...
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Samsung calls Microsoft a direct hardware competitor, refuses to pay Android royalties

Microsoft filed legal action against Samsung earlier this year for failure to pay royalty on intellectual property licensed from Microsoft for its Android devices, and now Samsung is claiming that the deal between both companies, which was originally agreed upon in 2011, is void following...
Samsung S Health update adds oxygen saturation and more

Samsung S Health update adds oxygen saturation measurement and more

Samsung has updated their S Health app in the Galaxy Apps Store, adding some new features, while removing others for users in some countries. New features include weight management, sleeping time, and oxygen saturation measurement. Oxygen saturation, also known as SpO₂, uses the sensor on...
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Samsung's Q3 earnings dragged down by weak smartphone sales

Given intense competition in the global smartphone race, Samsung Electronics reported its third quarter earnings, showing a steep decline in profits of almost 60 percent compared to a year ago. Global profits during the quarter came in at $3.9 billion, which is in line with the guidance Samsung...
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Samsung's new Level Box Mini wireless speakers promise big sound in a small case

Samsung's newly revealed Level Box Mini wireless speaker promises to offer high end portable sound for your Bluetooth smartphone for the price of $99.99. This is the latest entry in the Samsung Level family of premium headsets and speakers. Samsung says the speaker packs a lot of audio in a...
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Samsung reveals list of keynote speakers for this year's Developer Conference

Samsung is holding its second Developer Conference in November, and has announced the list of keynote speakers. At the conference, which is scheduled to run from November 11 - 13 in San Francisco, Samsung will be focusing on new areas of growth, which include smart health, smart home, wearables...
Samsung China introduces low-end Galaxy Core Max

Samsung China introduces low-end Galaxy Core Max

Samsung introduced a new member of the Galaxy Core series this week, but don't get your hopes up. Detailed on Samsung China's website, the handset is called the Galaxy Core Max and is a relatively low-end affair. When we say low-end, we mean it. The Core Max features a 4.8-inch 960 x 540...
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Samsung's Knox platform approved by US government for classified deployment

Samsung has announced that hardware running on its Knox platform are the first consumer mobile devices to be NIAP-validated and approved for classified use by the US Government. Multiple devices by the Korean manufacturer have been added to the Commercial Solutions for Classified (CSfC) Program...
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Samsung achieves download speeds of 7.5 Gbps in super-fast 5G test

The world is currently rolling out 4G, but already some parties are looking at what 5G could bring to consumers. Samsung has been testing out its own infrastructure for the next generation of wireless and the company has been able to achieve jaw-dropping data transfer speeds using high frequency...

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