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The Galaxy Note 8's Final Design Is Stunning

If there's any single bad secret in the mobile world, it has to be Samsung's Galaxy Note 8. And now we know exactly what's coming.<p>Serial leaker Evan …

Phones

Samsung reports record-breaking Q2 operating profit

Samsung has had an eventful year marred by corruption scandals in South Korea and exploding phones around the world. But that hasn’t stopped the …

Profit

Samsung was the world’s largest maker of chipsets in Q2 2017

Between its mobile, television, display, appliance, and display divisions, Samsung has loaded itself up with more than enough work. The company is pretty deeply invested in all of these industries, but one that’s recently seen tremendous success is Samsung’s processing chips. Just recently, Samsung …

Samsung is officially the world’s top chipmaker, Intel likely to settle for second place overall this year

Samsung has been the world’s top smartphone vendor for a few years now, and the most successful TV manufacturer since 2006, but the chaebol’s …

Samsung unseats Intel as king of semiconductors

Intel’s more than two decade-long reign as the king of the semiconductor ended Thursday when South Korea’s Samsung Electronics elbowed the Santa Clara manufacturer aside to become the leading maker of computer chips.<p>Samsung reported record-high quarterly profit and sales Thursday. Analysts say it …

Galaxy Note

Samsung topples Intel as world’s largest chipmaker

Samsung registered a record profit of $12.6 billion in its second quarter earnings report, but hidden in those numbers lies another milestone. Of its $54 billion in revenue, $15 billion came solely from Samsung Semiconductors -- pushing it above the $14.8 billion that all of Intel brought in. In …

Mobile

Why the Galaxy S8 Active could be nearly invincible

Rumors say the S8 Active won't crack under pressure thanks to a shatter-resistant screen.<p>We all have that friend whose phone screen looks like a mosaic. Some of us are that friend.<p>But shatter-resistant screens are here to put an end to the sadness. And it sounds Samsung's latest Galaxy S8 variant …

Phones

Samsung Gear 360 VR Camera for $110 shipped (Reg. $160)

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>Amazon is offering the Samsung Gear 360 VR Camera for <b>$109.99 shipped.</b> That takes around $50 off the regular going rate, beats out …

Samsung Wants to Triple Its Foundry Market Share in Just 5 Years - ExtremeTech

By on July 25, 2017 at 8:30 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>One of the ongoing story threads …

Foundries
Electronics Industry

Samsung Profit Jumps to Record High for Quarter

Samsung Electronics Co. delivered its biggest-ever quarter of profits, shrugging off a year of tumult by leaning on its dominance as a supplier of electronics components that even its rivals can't do without.<p>Samsung said net profit jumped to 11.05 trillion South Korean won ($9.9 billion) for the …

Samsung To Challenge Apple’s Wireless AirPods With Bluetooth Noise-Canceling Buds For Galaxy Note 8

Seven months after their initial release, Apple’s AirPods are still not the type of earphones you can walk into a store and find. They are known as …

Consumer Tech

Here's How Galaxy Note 8's Camera Will Beat the iPhone

Samsung's Galaxy Note 8 will be unveiled in less than a month. And when it is, the device's camera might just be better than anything we've seen from …

Galaxy Note

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 review | Trusted Reviews

<b>Samsung Galaxy Note 8 long-term review: The big phone to buy</b><p>Of all the phones released in 2017, none had quite the expectation of the Note 8. After …

Samsung Wants to Triple Its Foundry Market Share

The South Korean consumer electronics giant hopes to take significant share in the contract chip manufacturing business, but this Fool thinks it'll …

South Korea

Galaxy S8 Daydream rollout begins as Google promises support on 11 phones by end of year

It was promised back at Google I/O, and now the Samsung Galaxy S8 has started receiving firmware updates to enable Google's Daydream VR platform. As …

Android News

Summer of Samsung: A Corruption Scandal, a Political Firestorm—and a Record Profit

<i>“How long does a horse live?”</i><p>On a Friday in June, Jay Y. Lee, the de facto head of the Samsung conglomerate, is enduring another afternoon at the …

South Korea

Best rugged phones - these phones can take a drop and keep ticking

Owning a smartphone is almost a requirement for most folks, for both work and leisure. However, some people need something extra. Their phone needs to be ready to work even when its pouring down rain, or if it’s in a place with lots of dust or other threats, such as construction sites. This is when …

Mobile Technology

Chips Help Samsung 2Q Profit to $9.6 Billion

Samsung posted earnings that beat analysts' estimates on the success of its new Galaxy S8 smartphones and surging prices of semiconductors. Bloomberg …

Mobile

Samsung Dethrones Intel As World's Biggest Chip Maker

Intel has lost its long-held title as the world’s top computer chip maker—at least by one important yardstick.<p>Samsung’s semiconductor unit brought in …

Gear & Gadgets

Samsung to produce 70 million flexible Oled displays for Apple, to invest $9 bn to boost production- Technology News, Firstpost

Samsung releases final record-crushing Q2 profit numbers, Galaxy S8 and chips deemed top performers

Did Samsung really make more money than arch-rival and world’s most profitable company Apple between April and June 2017? Most likely, although we’ll …

Mobile

Mobile business for Samsung continues booming as LG’s slumps due to cold G6 sales

While LG is struggling to grow its mobile division, Samsung’s business in the industry is thriving. Both companies reported their financial results …

Mobile

Samsung Pay could support ‘high-end smartphones of other companies’ starting next year

You don’t have to know a lot about mobile technology to correctly assume Apple Pay only supports the Cupertino-based company’s own hardware, Samsung …

Samsung Gear S4: what we want to see

<b>Update:</b> <i>Samsung took to the stage at</i> <i>MWC 2018</i> <i>on February 25 to announce both the</i> <i>Galaxy S9</i> <i>and</i> <i>Galaxy S9 Plus</i><i>. There was no announcement for the Gear S4</i> …

Samsung's PhoneCast app streams videos to your Gear VR

Samsung's Gear VR has a sweet 200-inch virtual screen you can use to watch videos. Unfortunately, what you can watch is limited by the fact that it's not compatible with third-party apps. The good news is that the Korean conglomerate's new application called PhoneCast can fix that issue. PhoneCast …

Tubi TV

Samsung posts record quarterly profit despite scandals

Despite being slammed by scandals, Samsung just recorded a record quarter of business with a net profit of $9.9 billion for Q2 2017.<p>The Korea firm has been rocked by the recall of the Galaxy Note 7 and the prosecution of de facto leader Jay Y. Lee on bribery charges, but that didn’t stop it from …

Galaxy Note

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 a media powerhouse, HTC Vive Standalone VR & more – Pocketnow Daily

Advertisement<p>Watch today’s Pocketnow Daily as we talk about the Moto Z2 Play and some deals you can find on Verizon. Then we discuss YouTube Red in …

Galaxy Note

Samsung soars ahead of Note 8 arrival

With last year's Note 7 in the rear-view mirror, the Korean giant is raking in more money than ever.<p>Samsung on Thursday posted its latest earnings, and the news is very good: Overall, the company's net profit hit 11.05 trillion South Korean won over the last quarter. (That's about $9.95 billion.) …

Galaxy Note

Samsung moving forward on Exynos and Galaxy Note 8

After a gangbusters quarter where Samsung Electronics saw the best operating profits out of any company in the world, there’s chance that it can keep …

Electronics Industry