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Oculus and Samsung launching paid apps and games, free short films on Gear VR today

Samsung and Oculus VR will be launching paid apps and games, as well as new free content offerings, on the Gear VR today. Well-timed after the announcement of an updated Gear VR that works with the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge, the new content offerings are a welcomed addition to the current content...
Samsung condenses all of its MWC announcements into 60 seconds

Samsung condenses all of its MWC announcements into 60 seconds

The Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge are now official, and if you missed the reveal yesterday, Samsung is now offering a one-minute video that is essentially a highlight of its Unpacked 2015 event at Mobile World Congress. Interested in knowing more about Samsung's latest products? We've got...
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Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge: Everything you need to know

Samsung released quite the fury of announcements surrounding the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge, but we've rounded everything up. It's a special time each year when a company as big as Samsung can put its full weight behind an set of product announcements, and of course at MWC 2015 it was the Galaxy...
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Samsung Pay: Smartphone giant enters the world of mobile payments

Following its acquisition of mobile payments firm LoopPay, Samsung has today announced its own mobile payment platform, Samsung Pay. Utilizing both NFC and MST (Magnetic Secure Transmission), Samsung Pay will enable customers to use their smartphones to pay using existing magnetic strip readers....
Live from Samsung Unpacked at MWC 2015 — 6:30 p.m. CET / 12:30 p.m. ET!

Live from Samsung Unpacked at MWC 2015 — 6:30 p.m. CET / 12:30 p.m. ET!

Samsung is about to unveil something with "six appeal" at MWC 2015 in Barcelona, and we'll be there to cover the whole thing. We expect some pretty big announcement this year, as has regularly been the case, and perhaps a few surprises along the way. So come join us — the event kicks off at 6...
Distrust between US and Korean offices reportedly to blame for Samsung's mobile stumbles

Distrust between US and Korean offices reportedly to blame for Samsung's mobile stumbles

According to a recent report out of Business Insider, the success of Samsung's "Next Big Thing" campaign caused distrust between the company's U.S. and Korean branches back in 2012, resulting in strained relations and slip-ups in the company's bid for success in regions outside of the United...
Here's where you can stream Samsung's Galaxy S6 launch event

Here's where you can stream Samsung's Galaxy S6 launch event

Ahead of its March 1 Samsung Unpacked event in Barcelona where the Galaxy S6 is expected to be officially unveiled to the world, Samsung has posted details on where you'll be able to live stream the event right from the comfort of your own couch. Starting at 12:30pm Eastern time on March 1...
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Samsung's latest 128GB UFS 2.0 storage is all set to power next-generation flagships

Samsung has announced its latest flash storage module based on the Universal Flash Storage 2.0 standard, with modules available in variations of 32, 64 and 128GB. The highlight of the new modules is that they offer SSD-levels of read and write performance while consuming 50 percent less energy...
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Samsung markets the Galaxy S6 by amusingly poking fun at rumors

Samsung has done bizarre marketing in the past, almost reaching Qualcomm levels of weird, but the company is taking a more subtle, yet humorous approach with the Galaxy S6. A new website has been launched by Samsung Norway that simply pokes fun at various exaggerated Galaxy S6 concepts, ranging...
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Samsung reported to supply Apple and LG with new memory chips

Samsung has entered into an agreement with LG and Apple to supply both companies with new 20nm LPDDR4 DRAM chips for upcoming smartphones. The deal would see Samsung fulfill Apple's demand for memory chips for the next iPhone, while LG would use the components for the G4. According to the Korea...
Samsung acquires mobile payments company LoopPay

Samsung acquires mobile payments company LoopPay

It looks like Samsung is ready to take Apple head-on in the mobile payments arena. The company announced today that it will acquire LoopPay, an Apple Pay competitor that works with existing magnetic strip readers. From Samsung: LoopPay has built an advanced and widely accepted contactless...
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Samsung Galaxy S6 hinted to support multiple wireless charging standards

Wireless charging is awesome. There's no doubt about it. The removal of cables and fiddling with ports is a thing of the past for many, but Samsung has revealed the company will release hardware that supports all available wireless charging standards at some point later this year. The move will...
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Samsung reportedly sold 120,000 units of the Tizen-based Z1

It looks like Samsung managed to find a footing in the entry-level segment once again with the Tizen-based Z1. According to Business Korea, Samsung sold over 100,000 units of the Z1 in India since its debut in the country in January, followed by 20,000 units in Bangladesh, where the device was...
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Samsung begins production of an Exynos 7 Octa CPU with a 14nm process

Samsung has begun mass production of a new version of its Exynos 7 Octa processor, made with a 14nm FinFET process technology. The company previously announced the Exynos 7 Octa in October, but made using a 20nm process. Samsung stated: As the most advanced technology available today,...
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Samsung looks to regain market share in India with entry-level 4G devices

Samsung is looking to increase its focus in India with the launch of three 4G-enabled devices that will go on sale in the region later this year. The new devices are slightly modified versions of existing products with LTE connectivity thrown in, and will be aimed at the entry-level segment....
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Samsung to invest nearly $4 billion into producing new OLED panels

Samsung Display has plans to invest $3.6 billion (4 trillion won) into making OLED panels as its parent company looks at ways to offset the drop in smartphone earnings. According to the Reuters report, the company's new production line would focus on medium and small OLED displays for electronics...
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These are the top Samsung phones you need to know

Updated March 2015 In the world of smartphones, it's impossible to ignore the influence of Samsung. Since its explosion into Android with the launch of the Galaxy S2 globally, Samsung has firmly held on to the top spot in Android devices sold — and though the playing field has leveled off some...
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Samsung's Tizen-powered Z1: A rival for Android One, if not all of Android

The first real, shipping Tizen phone is basic — very basic With the explosive success of Samsung's Galaxy line of Android phones, the Korean giant's symbiotic relationship with Google has been the subject of much speculation within the mobile industry. Just as Samsung is reliant on Google for...
Regulators looking at possible stock manipulation in Samsung buying BlackBerry rumors

Regulators looking at possible stock manipulation in Samsung buying BlackBerry rumors

When it was rumored that Samsung was in talks to purchase BlackBerry last month, one of the major side-effects was that BlackBerry's stock price skyrocketed. Now, regulators from both the U.S. and Canada are reportedly investigating trading activity around the time of the rumor in order to...
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Micromax edges out Samsung for title of India's largest smartphone vendor

Samsung is no longer the largest smartphone vendor in India, as research firm Canalys is reporting that Micromax shipped more units than the South Korean vendor in the fourth quarter. Local manufacturer Micromax accounted for 22 percent of all smartphone sales in the country during the last...

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