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Galaxy Fold not yet ready for shipping: Samsung

SEOUL: Samsung Electronics Co. said Tuesday that it is still fixing some of issues on its Galaxy Fold, signaling that the product’s launch may come at a later than expected date. The South Korean tech giant had initially planned to launch the $1,980 foldable device in the United States on ...

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Samsung to invest $9.6 billion annually in logic chips

SEOUL: Samsung Electronics plans to invest 11 trillion won ($9.57 billion) annually through 2030 in logic chip businesses, including its foundry business, and expects the move to help create 15,000 jobs over the period. The total investment of around 133 trillion won comes at a time when the world’s top ...

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Samsung bends over backwards to rev smartphone desire

SAN FRANCISCO: Samsung on Wednesday is expected to unveil new flagship smartphones including one with a screen that can fold closed like a book as it seeks to boost the moribund market. Much of what is in store at a Galaxy Unpacked event that the South Korean consumer electronics giant ...

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Huawei ranks world’s third biggest chip buyer

BEIJING – Huawei Technologies Co. ranked the world’s third-largest buyer of semiconductors in 2018, following Samsung Electronics Co. and Apple Inc, the China Daily reported, citing a recent report by U.S.-based research firm Gartner Inc. The Chinese tech company spent over 21 billion U.S. dollars on semiconductor chips last year, ...

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Samsung Electronics apologises for semiconductor cancer cases

SEOUL: Samsung Electronics apologized Friday to workers who developed cancer after working at its semiconductor factories, ending a decade-long dispute at the world’s top chipmaker. “We sincerely apologise to the workers who suffered from illness and their families,” said Samsung co-president Kim Ki-nam. “We have failed to properly manage health ...

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Samsung foldable smartphone named, priced and unveil dated

LONDON: According to a report by South Korea-based Yonhap News Agency, the folding smartphone that Samsung teased at the Developer Conference last week won’t be a secret much longer. The name, price, and release date of the shadowed folding smartphone that Samsung teased last week is coming into the light. ...

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Samsung expected to have sold 10 million Note 8 devices

SOUL: Samsung is expected on Tuesday to forecast a record quarterly profit in the fourth quarter, as a world hungry for processing power and high-tech smartphones snaps up its semiconductors and screens. While a stronger won and falling NAND chip prices could take some shine off the performance, most analysts ...

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Samsung boss in surprise resignation

SUWON: The chairman of Samsung Electronics’ board of directors and one of the company’s three chief executive officers says he will resign next year. Kwon Oh-hyun said in a statement on Friday that he will resign as the head of the company’s semiconductor and component business and will not seek ...

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Samsung facing growing threats despite record profits

PARIS: Sprawling South Korean conglomerate Samsung Electronics has recovered from a humiliating recall fiasco and the arrest of its de facto leader with remarkable speed, analysts said, after the tech giant stunned investors with record-breaking profits. But the world’s top smartphone maker, one of the huge family-run chaebols which dominate ...

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