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  • Samsung floats world's largest vessel

    Samsung floats world's largest vessel

    SEOUL, Dec 05, 2013 (AFP) - South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries has floated a tanker-shaped vessel tagged as the world's largest "floating facility" with a length greater than the height of the Empire State Building.

    December 05, 2013
  • Samsung launches Galaxy Gear smartwatch

    Samsung launches Galaxy Gear smartwatch

    BERLIN, Sept 05, 2013 (AFP) - South Korean electronics giant Samsung on Wednesday unveiled its hotly anticipated smartwatch the Galaxy Gear, which allows users to make calls, receive texts and emails and take photos.

    September 05, 2013
  • Apple readying two iPhone versions for launch

    Apple readying two iPhone versions for launch

    NEW YORK CITY, Aug 20, 2013 (AFP) - Apple has asked its Taiwan-based supplier to begin shipping two new versions of the iPhone next month, including a lower-cost model, the Wall Street Journal reported Monday.

    August 20, 2013
  • Samsung posts disappointing Q2 forecast

    Samsung posts disappointing Q2 forecast

    SEOUL, July 06, 2013 (AFP) - Samsung Electronics Co., the world's largest technology firm by revenue, on Friday fuelled concerns about flagging demand for high-end smartphones with a weaker-than-expected earnings forecast for the second quarter.

    July 06, 2013
  • Huawei vows to catch up with Samsung, Apple

    Huawei vows to catch up with Samsung, Apple

    SINGAPORE, June 20, 2013 (AFP) - Chinese telecom giant Huawei on Wednesday vowed to catch up with its more popular rivals Apple and Samsung after unveiling its newest phone for the first time in Asia.

    June 20, 2013
  • Samsung shares plunge on negative S4 report

    Samsung shares plunge on negative S4 report

    SEOUL, June 8, 2013 (AFP) - Samsung Electronics shares plunged more than six percent Friday, the biggest single-day drop in nine months, after analysts at JP Morgan forecast slower sales of its new flagship smartphone.

    June 08, 2013
  • Samsung sells more than 10 mn Galaxy S4's

    Samsung sells more than 10 mn Galaxy S4's

    SEOUL, May 23, 2013 (AFP) - South Korea's Samsung Electronics said Thursday its latest flagship Galaxy S4 had become its fastest selling smartphone to date, topping 10 million units globally less than a month after its debut.

    May 23, 2013
  • Samsung announces 5G data breakthrough

    Samsung announces 5G data breakthrough

    SEOUL, May 13, 2013 (AFP) - Samsung Electronics said Monday it had successfully tested super-fast fifth-generation (5G) wireless technology that would eventually allow users to download an entire movie in one second.

    May 13, 2013
  • S4 aims to bite fresh chunk of Apple share

    S4 aims to bite fresh chunk of Apple share

    SEOUL, April 24, 2013 (AFP) - Samsung's latest flagship Galaxy smartphone goes on sale this week, as the South Korean giant seeks to cement its lead over faltering rival Apple in an increasingly saturated market.

    April 24, 2013
  • Samsung unveils champion in smartphone war

    Samsung unveils champion in smartphone war

    NEW YORK, March 16, 2013 (AFP) - Intensifying its smartphone battle with Apple, Samsung unveiled the feature-rich Galaxy S4, with groundbreaking eye motion technology to let users control key functions at a glance.

    March 16, 2013 2 comments