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Samsung in hot water over splashy smartphone ads

Australia’s consumer watchdog has sued Samsung Electronics Co Ltd’s Australian unit for allegedly misleading consumers by promoting water-resistant Galaxy smartphones as suitable to use in swimming pools and the surf. The world’s largest smartphone maker did not know or sufficiently test the effects of pool or saltwater exposure on its ...

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Samsung faces deceptive advertising charges in France

PARIS: The French subsidiary of Samsung Electronics is facing charges of deceptive marketing over its corporate ethics pledges after local activists complained that the smartphone giant’s practices in its factories, including the use of underage labour, violated human rights, two NGOs said Wednesday. The preliminary charges were lodged in April ...

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Samsung may gain from Huawei’s plight in ongoing trade war: Fitch

SOUL: Samsung may have a chance to strengthen its position in the smartphone market due to the hurt caused to Huawei Technologies in the wake of US-China trade tensions, according to Fitch Ratings. Tech companies, including Google and SoftBank Group-owned chip designer ARM, have said they will cease supplies and ...

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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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