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Judge Denies Apple Request to Ban Samsung Phones

December 18, 2012 9:22 am | by Paul Elias, Associated Press | News | Comments

A federal judge late Monday rejected Apple Inc.'s demands that its chief rival in the more than $100 billion global smartphone market cease selling models a jury recently found illegally used Apple technology. The immediate impact of the ruling means that Samsung can continue to sell three of the older-generation smartphones still on U.S. shelves.

Samsung Promotes Chairman's Son to Vice Chairman

December 5, 2012 9:28 am | by Youkyung Lee, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

Samsung Electronics Co. promoted its chairman's only son to vice chairman, putting the 44-year-old closer to the top leadership position at the world's largest maker of memory chips, mobile phones and TVs. Samsung, South Korea's largest industrial conglomerate, announced Jay Y. Lee's promotion to vice chairman just two years after he was named president. He assumes his new post Wednesday.

Galaxy S III Takes Smartphone Crown from Apple

November 8, 2012 6:08 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

As Apple’s share price plummets in the face of missed third quarter earnings, Samsung’s Galaxy S III smartphone is crowned the world’s best-selling smartphone ever.


Apple, Samsung Boast Device Sales Numbers

November 5, 2012 6:13 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Apple and Samsung tout tablet sales numbers.

Samsung in Hot Seat over Abusing Chinese Workers

September 5, 2012 7:06 am | by Youkyung Lee, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Fresh off a billion-dollar loss in a patent fight with rival smartphone maker Apple, embattled Samsung Electronics Co. now finds itself accused by a labor rights group of mistreating workers in China and illegally using child labor.

NFC: What's the Use?

August 24, 2012 12:05 pm | by Maisie Ramsay | Blogs | Comments

I tried to find a use for Samsung's TecTiles, I really did.

South Korean Court Rules Samsung Didn't Copy iPhone

August 24, 2012 7:28 am | by Youkyung Lee, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

South Korea's Samsung won a home court ruling in its global smartphone battle against Apple on Friday when judges in Seoul said the company didn't copy the look and feel of the U.S. company's iPhone, and that Apple infringed on Samsung's wireless technology.

Galaxy Phones Drive Samsung to Record Profit Again

July 27, 2012 7:45 am | by Youk Yung Lee, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Samsung, the world's largest technology company by revenue, reported another record-high quarterly profit as customers flocked to Galaxy smartphones, helping it outdo rivals at a challenging time for the global tech industry.


Samsung Tips Record-High Profit for Q2

July 6, 2012 7:31 am | by Youkyung Lee, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Smartphones powered Samsung Electronics Co. to record quarterly earnings, but its shares fell Friday as lower-than-expected overall sales underlined the threat from Europe's economic malaise.

German Court Dismisses Apple, Samsung Lawsuits

March 2, 2012 7:01 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A German court has dismissed patent lawsuits by technology giants Apple and Samsung against each other...

The Note: Tablet, Smartphone or Both?

February 17, 2012 7:58 pm | by Andrew Berg | Articles | Comments

The LTE-capable Galaxy Note for AT&T comes running Android 2.3 (Gingerbread), which Samsung says will be upgradeable to Ice Cream Sandwich, and packs a whopping 1.5 GHz dual-core processor. The battery is one of the larger ones on the market...

Apple Expands Samsung, Motorola Patent Fight

February 13, 2012 7:18 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Apple took new steps last week in its international patent battles against Motorola Mobility and Samsung...

Samsung Introduces Galaxy Tab 2

February 13, 2012 7:11 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Available in 3G and Wi-Fi versions, the Galaxy Tab 2 will launch first in the U.K. and hit the global market in March.


Report: Apple Snags Big Chunk of Q4 Smartphone Sales

February 7, 2012 6:44 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Apple emerged as the best-selling handset OEM in the fourth quarter of 2011, according to NPD Group.

Samsung Dodges German Injunction

February 3, 2012 7:08 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Samsung has reportedly scored a legal victory in its multinational patent fight with Apple.

EU Opens Probe of Samsung Patent Practices

January 31, 2012 6:55 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

The European Commission today announced that it has opened an investigation into Samsung's use of certain patents to distort competition...

Samsung Note Arrives at AT & T Feb. 19

January 30, 2012 6:59 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

The LTE-capable Samsung Galaxy Note will arrive at AT&T stores beginning Feb. 19 for $299.99 with a two-year agreement...

Samsung Dealt New Blow in Apple Patent Fight

January 27, 2012 7:10 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Fresh on the heels of Samsung's defeat in a German court last week, a Mannheim judge has reportedly tossed out the electronics giant's second complaint against Apple.

Samsung 4Q Profit Rises 17% on Smartphone Sales

January 27, 2012 7:06 am | by Sam Kim, Associated Press | News | Comments

Samsung Electronics Co. reported a 17 percent jump in fourth-quarter profit on the strength of smartphone sales even as the company battled claims it had copied Apple's iPhone.

Rumors Dispelled: Samsung Not Going after RIM

January 18, 2012 7:15 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

A report published by citing "trusted sources" who said that the company was leaning towards an outright sale to Samsung is being refuted.

Samsung Sees 73 Percent Jump in 4Q Profit

January 6, 2012 7:52 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Samsung Electronics Co. is expecting a 73 percent jump in fourth-quarter operating profit from the year before on the strength of booming smartphone sales.

Australian Court Rules Samsung Can Sell Galaxy

December 9, 2011 7:06 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Samsung Electronics Co. is free to sell its Galaxy tablet computers in Australia after the country's highest court Friday dismissed rival Apple's appeal...

Australian Court Extends Ban on Galaxy Tab Sales

December 2, 2011 6:58 am | by Kristen Gelineau, Associated Press | News | Comments

Apple won a small victory on Friday in its global patent battle with rival Samsung after Australia's highest court temporarily extended a ban...

Australian Court Clears Sale of Samsung Galaxy Tab

November 30, 2011 7:11 am | by Kristen Gelineau, Associated Press | News | Comments

Samsung Electronics Co. is closer to selling its new Galaxy tablet computer in Australia after a court on Wednesday overturned a ruling...

Report: Samsung Top Smartphone OEM

November 15, 2011 7:54 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Samsung became the No. 1 smartphone manufacturer worldwide, according to a third-quarter smartphone report from Gartner.

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