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  • Google, Samsung working on advanced messaging service

    Seoul: Samsung Electronics Co. has said it is working with Internet giant Google Inc. to offer improved messaging experiences that would allow users to engage in group chats and video calls and transfer large files without the need for additional apps. The collaboration will ensure that Android Messages and Samsung Messages will work together seamlessly, and it will boost coverage of Rich Communication Services (RCS), an upgrade to the SMS messaging system, Yonhap

  • Samsung set to launch foldable smartphone this year

    Seoul: Putting months of rumours to rest, Samsung Electronics has said it is set to launch a foldable smartphone this year, CNBC reported. The smartphone may sound similar to a traditional flip phone which relied on a hinge to connect the two parts of the handset. But the South Korean tech major is likely to focus on creating an actual display that bends. The President and CEO of IT and Mobile Communications Division, Samsung Electronics,

  • Samsung launches Galaxy Note 9 in India, here is the price, features and offers  

    Gurugram: Samsung on Wednesday launched its premium Galaxy Note 9 smartphone in India that comes with an improved S Pen, intelligent camera, internal storage up to 1TB and a massive 4,000mAh battery. Priced at Rs 67,900 and Rs 84,900 for the 6GB+128GB and 8GB+512GB variants, respectively, Galaxy Note 9 will be available in India at both offline and online channels starting August 24 — the same day as worldwide.

  • New JBL portable speaker in India for Rs 21,999

    Bengaluru: HARMAN International, a Samsung Electronics’ subsidiary, on Thursday launched JBL “Xtreme 2” portable speaker in India for Rs 21,999. The device — available in midnight black, forest green and ocean blue colours — comes with powerful audio performance, up to 15 hours of playtime and an “IPX7” rating for weather-proofing.

  • Samsung Galaxy Note 9 coming to India on August 22

    New Delhi: After a successful global launch in New York on August 9, South Korean giant Samsung will unveil its flagship Galaxy Note 9 in India on August 22. Industry sources on Tuesday confirmed to IANS that the India launch — to be attended by top Korean executives — will be the biggest ever for Samsung in the country.

  • Samsung’s upcoming ‘Galaxy Note 9’ gets Chinese approval

    San Francisco: Samsung’s much awaited “Galaxy Note 9” that is set to be unveiled in New York on August 9 has reportedly received approval from Chinese certification agency TENAA under the name “SM-N600.”

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    Samsung sets up world’s largest mobile factory in India’s Uttar Pradesh

    Noida: In front are open fields with grazing cattle, to the left are under-construction residential societies and to the right is its existing facility – this where Samsung has set up what is the world’s largest mobile factory. Not China or South Korea — and certainly not the US — the tag of housing the world’s largest mobile factory has straight away put Noida on top of

  • Samsung releases official invitation for presumed Galaxy Note 9

    Seoul: Samsung Electronics Co. on Thursday sent out an official invitation for the showcase event for its upcoming flagship phablet, presumably the Galaxy Note 9. The South Korean tech giant said it will host an “Unpacked” gathering on August 9, at New York’s Barclays Centre. The date is some two weeks earlier compared with the predecessor Galaxy Note 8, which was unveiled on August 23, 2017.

  • Apple, Samsung settle epic patent infringement battle

    San Francisco: Apple and Samsung have decided to end their epic patent infringement battle that began in 2011 and went all the way to the US Supreme Court. In a filing at a district court in San Jose, California, late on Wednesday, the two tech giants notified the judge that “they have agreed to drop and settle their remaining claims and counterclaims in this matter”.

  • Apple may rope in rival Samsung for making ‘A13’ chip

    San Francisco: Apple is mulling to either rope in its biggest rival Samsung or PC microprocessors manufacturer Intel for making its top-of-the-line “A13” chip for iPhone models in 2019. The iPhone-maker is likely to stick with 7-nanometer chipset designs for 2019 iPhone and iPad processors. “Taiwanese Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) enjoyed the benefits of being the go-to pick for chipmaking. But the 7+ nanometer processor with ‘Extreme Ultraviolet Lithography’ won’t be integrated by TSMC

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    Samsung challenges USD 539 million verdict in Apple patent case

    San Francisco: Samsung has filed a motion with the US District Court in San Jose, California, to appeal a verdict that asked the South Korean giant to pay Apple $539 million for copying patented iPhone designs – a legal battle that dates back to 2011. Samsung thinks the verdict is wrong and wants a refund of some damages already paid, CNET reported on Monday.

  • Samsung must pay Apple $539mn in patent lawsuit: US court

    San Francisco, A US court has finally asked Samsung to pay $539 million to Apple for copying patented iPhone designs, after the two giants got entangled in a legal battle in 2011. According to a report in Fortune late Thursday, Samsung was found liable in the initial verdict in 2012 and was initially asked to pay over $1 billion to Apple but the amount was later reduced in further court hearings. Under

  • What is at stake in Samsung vs Apple patent retrial

    San Francisco: Two of the world’s biggest smartphone makers — Samsung and Apple — have resumed a seven-year-old patent infringement dispute in the US. The retrial of the patent suit in San Jose, California, is about determining the financial damages Samsung owes Apple for infringing on design patents covering the original iPhone, the USA Today reported on Monday.

  • Samsung unveils Galaxy S9, S9+ with better camera, ‘Slow-mo’ videos

    Barcelona: In a bid to take on Apple iPhone X, Samsung unveiled Galaxy S9 and S9+ smartphones that come with “Super Slow-mo” video, a new “Dual Aperture” lens powering an innovative low-light camera and “AR Emoji” for creating personalised experiences.

  • Don’t stop at ‘Make in India’, restore ‘List in India’, says Umesh Kudalkar

    Make in India as a concept is taking off, though with many stops and starts. But beyond Make in India, there is a need to capture more benefits of Indian economy. The question is how to encash those economic growth potential. Umesh Kudalkar, CFA, founder and ex-CEO of SICOM Ventures and former fund manager of an AIM (London) listed energy fund, has some ideas on how Indian economy and shareholders