Tag: Samsung

Samsung Inaugurates Nigeria’s First ‘Digital Village’ In Cross River

by Agency Reports The first “Digital Village’’ in Nigeria was inaugurated on Thursday by Samsung Electronics West Africa in collaboration with UNESCO in Oban Community, Akamkpa Local Government Area of Cross River. The village would provide access to the world’s most advanced information and communication technologies, education and health services[Read More…]

Chelsea’s Shirt Sponsorship Deal With Turkish Airlines Stalls

Chelsea FC’s £25m shirt sponsorship deal with Turkish Airline which was supposed to be sealed in December has now stalled as a result of the airline not being too sure of paying such a huge amount. The Blues current shirt sponsorship deal with Samsung expires at the end of the season.[Read More…]

Samsung Unveils Smartwatch That Can Make Calls

(Reuters) – Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Thursday unveiled what it said was the first smartwatch capable of making and receiving calls without a mobile phone nearby, in the South Korean firm’s latest effort to find a new growth driver. The world’s biggest smartphone maker has been pushing hard to develop the[Read More…]

Samsung Displaces Blackberry As South African’s Preferred Smartphone

It’s official. South African’s smartphone of choice is now Samsung. This is according to Effective Measure’s (EM) latest survey of desktop internet users during May-June this year. EM is a provider of media planning and audience profiling solutions. According to Ventures Africa, with a 39.4 percent market share of those[Read More…]

Samsung Electronics, Apple Call End To Patents War Outside U.S.

(Reuters) – Samsung Electronics Co Ltd (005930.KS) and Apple Inc (AAPL.O) said they had agreed to drop all patent litigation outside the United States, scaling down a protracted legal battle between the smartphone rivals. The iPhone and Galaxy handset makers issued nearly identical statements announcing the global ceasefire while vowing to pursue[Read More…]

Samsung, Intel, Dell Team Up On Standards For Connected Gadgets

By Noel Randewich (Reuters) – Samsung Electronics, Intel Corp and Dell have joined to establish standard ways for household gadgets like thermostats and light bulbs to talk to each other, at odds with a framework backed by Qualcomm, LG Electronics and other companies. The new Open Interconnect Consortium, like the Qualcomm-supported[Read More…]

Samsung Launches Most Premium Line Of Tablets Ever

Samsung began selling a new line of high-end tablet computers Friday that aim directly at the market-leading Apple iPad. The South Korean electronics giant said it was taking US pre-orders for the “new flagship” Galaxy Tab S line which it called “Samsung’s most premium line of tablets ever.” The devices[Read More…]

Samsung ordered to pay Apple $290m

A California jury ruled Thursday that electronics giant Samsung owes rival Apple another $290m for infringing the iPhone and iPad maker’s patents. The retrial verdict came after judge Lucy Koh vacated over $400m of the original $1bn damages the jury awarded Apple in March, saying the jurors had miscalculated. The[Read More…]