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Samsung S8’s running pictures going viral

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As Samsung Galaxy S8’s official launch gets closer, the virtual world is getting flooded with rumours. Adding one more to the long list of rumours, a Chinese screen protector manufacturer has shared pictures of running Galaxy S8. China protective film

Samsung’s reputation currently at its lowest in the US, says Harris Polls

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Undoubtedly, 2016 was a bad year for the South-Korean tech giant Samsung. Though the company’s earnings report didn’t show any impact on the financial status of the company, its reputation has gone for a toss. According to 2017 Reputation Quotient

Samsung chief Jay Y. Lee arrested in corruption scandal

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Samsung Group chief Jay Y. Lee has been arrested for his alleged role in a corruption scandal dealing yet another blow to the world’s biggest smartphone maker. The 48-year old heir of the Lee dynasty was taken into custody at

iPhone 8 reportedly to feature wireless charging

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Looks like its time up for ‘ports’ in Apple’s iPhone. After the headphone jack, the next in line could be the lightning charging port to bid goodbye to the iconic iPhone. Wondering what makes us say so? Read on. Apple

Samsung Pay partners American Express, launching in India soon

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Though we all know that South Korean tech giant Samsung is gearing up to launch its mobile payment wallet in India this year, but as per a recent report in Mashable India, the company has already partnered with American Express

Behold, Samsung Galaxy S8 to be launched on March 29

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March 29, 2016, will witness the launch of Samsung Galaxy S8, according to Evan Blass, one of the well-known tipsters and writer for VentureBeat. Samsung has been in news throughout last year. Obviously, Galaxy Note 7 fiasco ate the largest

Samsung posts record earnings in Q4’16 courtesy profitable chip business

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Looks like Samsung’s bad luck with Galaxy Note 7 is behind it now. The fourth quarter earnings of the South-Korean tech titan have not only beaten expectations, they are in fact the best for Samsung in over three years. Samsung

Apple files $1bn lawsuit again Qualcomm for overpricing

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2017 hasn’t started on a very good note for the San Diego-based chip maker, Qualcomm. Early this week, the United States Federal Trade Commission sued Qualcomm for antitrust violations. Now, Apple has also joined in by filing a $1 billion

Patents reveal Microsoft too could be exploring foldable smartphones

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After Samsung and LG, Microsoft could be the next to launch foldable smartphones. Last week Redmond company was granted a set of patents for devices with a flexible hinge and display that would convert a smartphone into a tablet. According

Unlike Apple, Samsung reportedly to keep the headphone jack intact in Galaxy S8

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Samsung Galaxy S8 which will be launched either at MWC in February, or in late March, has been whirling in the wind of rumours since last year. Though, up till now it was being said that Samsung will follow its

Samsung and LG could launch their foldable devices in 2017

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Samsung has been trying to launch its first foldable phones since 2015, as seen in company’s patent filing forms. According to KoreaHerald report, Samsung will reportedly unveil portable devices with folding screens in the third quarter of this year. However,

Samsung to update its Smart View app to offer Google Chromecast-like features

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Just a week prior to CES 2017, the South-Korean tech behemoth has updated Samsung Smart View app. And according to the current round of rumours, the features are very much similar to Google Chromecast. Like Chromecast, users will be able

Major tech letdowns of 2016: Projects, products that failed to meet aspirations

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A slew of startling technological advancements struck our world this year- Think of Elon Musk’s Mars Mission, autonomous cars, or LG’s 18-inch paper-thin OLED display which can be rolled up like a newspaper. But the world of technology had its own

Samsung Pay reportedly to launch in India in 2017

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Demonetization of high currency notes has led to windfall gains for mobile wallet companies like Paytm, Mobikwik, Freecharge etc and to join the party, Samsung too could soon launch its Samsung Pay wallet services in India. As per the latest

Microsoft claims that Mac users are increasingly shifting to its Surface lineup

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Apple might have failed to cash upon Samsung’s Note 7 fiasco to its advantage but looks like Microsoft might have succeeded where Cupertino giant failed. The Redmond company saw record sales for its Surface line of products in November, and

Samsung is the top recruiter at IIT campuses this year

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Despite facing a rough time globally because of the Galaxy Note 7 Debacle, Samsung is apparently ending the year on a good note. After beating Apple in a design patent war, Samsung is set to grab the award as the

It’s a big win for Samsung against Apple in iPhone patent battle

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The latest ruling in the legal design patent war between Samsung and Apple is that the South-Korean company may not have to give away $399 million in profits for infringing on Apple Inc.’s iPhone patent. The war that started in

Apple overtakes Micromax to become second-largest smartphone maker in India

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By overtaking India’s homegrown smartphone brand Micromax, Apple India has become the country’s second-largest smartphone maker by revenue in the fiscal year to March 2016. Apple’s revenues from smartphone sales grew by 54 percent in FY16 to Rs 9,997.1 crore

Samsung is considering ‘a holding company structure’

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From exploding batteries of smartphones to washing machines, Samsung has so far faced lot of fire in 2016. Now to appease the exasperated investors, the South-Korean giant is apparently working on various “roadmap of actions” including “creating a holding company

Xiaomi claims selling over 2mn smartphones in Q3 2016

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Xiaomi recently posted its sales figure for Q3 and it’s completely eye-popping. Xiaomi India has apparently broken its own record by selling over 2 million smartphones in the third quarter (Q3) 2016 in India. With these numbers, the company saw