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Samsung Electronics Mobile Head Receives Paycheck of $5.8 Million Beating Apple’s Cook
/ March 31, 2014 4:23 pm
Samsung Electronics Mobile Head Receives Paycheck of $5.8 Million Beating Apple’s Cook

Reuters reports that J.K. Shin, Head of Samsung Electronics Co’s mobile business, received a $5.8 million compensation package last year, beating the paycheck of his counterpart at Apple Inc. . Read More

Samsung Launches SDK for Galaxy Gear 2 and Gear Neo
/ March 18, 2014 4:41 pm
Samsung Launches SDK for Galaxy Gear 2 and Gear Neo

TechCrunch reports that Samsung has launched a software development kit (SDK) for its Tizen-based smartwatches, Galaxy Gear Neo and Gear 2. Galaxy Gear was built on Android; however, Samsung has moved to its own Tizen platform for two of its sequel devices. . Read More

Samsung Introduces Milk Music Studio
/ March 11, 2014 4:32 pm
Samsung Introduces Milk Music Studio

Hypebot reports that Samsung has launched Milk Music Studio for all Samsung Galaxy users. The new service, which includes more than 200 web radio stations and 13 million songs as well as customization options, is operated by Slacker and is currently being offered for free without any advertisements. . Read More

Price-Fixing Settlement Could Mean Windfall for Electronics Consumers
/ March 6, 2014 4:02 pm
Price-Fixing Settlement Could Mean Windfall for Electronics Consumers

Anyone who purchased electronic equipment such as computers, printers, DVD players and video game consoles between 1998-2002 could be in for a windfall under a new $310 million price fixing settlement. The case, in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, alleges that 12 manufacturers of DRAM (Dynamic Random Access Memory) chips, including Samsung, Micron, Hynix, Infineon and NEC, artificially inflated prices, forcing consumers to overpay for products. Read More

WSJ.D: LG to Focus on New Premium Gadgets
/ February 24, 2014 1:47 pm
WSJ.D: LG to Focus on New Premium Gadgets

WSJ.D reports that LG Electronics' plans for 2014 include launching its first smart watch hand-in-hand with Google and focusing on selling higher-margin, premium phones in China. Chief of LG’s Mobile Unit, Park Jong-Seok, stated that the new smart watch will include features that work not only with LG’s phones, but also with phones of other companies. Read More

Google and Samsung Announce Global Patent Agreement
/ January 27, 2014 5:46 pm
Google and Samsung Announce Global Patent Agreement

Reuters reports that Google Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co Ltd have reached a global patent cross-licensing agreement. The companies stated that the deal "would lead to deeper collaboration on research and development of current and future projects." The companies have been in the middle of the smartphone patent wars in law suits with Apple and various other companies. . Read More

Samsung Smart Phones Facing Strong Competition from Cheaper Priced Rivals
/ January 24, 2014 6:15 pm
Samsung Smart Phones Facing Strong Competition from Cheaper Priced Rivals

TechCrunch reports that the recently published financial report of Samsung is emphasizing slow growth in the smartphone segment. For the first time in last two years, Samsung has reported its first decline in profit. India and China, the biggest market for Samsung smartphones, are seeing sales going to cheaper phones. This is expected to spark a price war, further decreasing Samsung’s profit margins. . Read More

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