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# galaxy - Friday 23 May, 2014

From Business ETC Now Samsung is working on its own Oculus Rift-style VR headset Development

Now Samsung is working on its own Oculus Rift-style VR headset

On top of that, the company is also working on a smartwatch that can work without being tehered to a smartphone and wearable smartglasses designed to compete against Google’s own version.

# galaxy - Friday 20 December, 2013

ESA launches rocket that will create a detailed map of the Milky Way

Today engineers will command Gaia to perform the first of two critical thruster firings to ensure it’s on the right trajectory.

# galaxy - Friday 29 November, 2013

Japanese plan to turn moon into giant power plant

Robots would be used to build a ‘luna ring’ of solar panels on the surface in an ambitious project.

# galaxy - Wednesday 9 October, 2013

From Business ETC US upholds ban on some Samsung devices Smartphones

US upholds ban on some Samsung devices

The ban had been issued due to patent infringements on Apple products with today’s decision coming as Samsung announced details of their new curved smartphone.

# galaxy - Friday 13 September, 2013

Best 3D map of the centre of the Milky Way, ever…

Two groups of astronomers have used data from ESO telescopes to make the best three-dimensional map yet of the centre of our galaxy. Turns out it’s shaped a bit like a peanut…

# galaxy - Wednesday 4 September, 2013

From Business ETC After much speculation, Samsung finally unveils smartwatch The Future

After much speculation, Samsung finally unveils smartwatch

The phone can make calls, take photos, receive notifications – basically everything a smartphone can do. But there’s a few catches…

# galaxy - Friday 29 March, 2013

From Business ETC 9 ways Samsung’s Galaxy S4 is better than the iPhone 5 Fight Fight Fight This post contains images

# galaxy - Monday 4 March, 2013

From Business ETC Judge slashes €1 billion Samsung-Apple penalty in half Damages

Judge slashes €1 billion Samsung-Apple penalty in half

Apple had accused its rival of massive and willful copying of its designs and technology for smartphones and tablets.

# galaxy - Friday 5 October, 2012

From Business ETC Samsung predicts record profit for fourth quarter in a row Tablet Wars

Samsung predicts record profit for fourth quarter in a row

The South Korean tech giant reckons its operating income between July and September hit a whopping €5.6 billion.

# galaxy - Saturday 25 August, 2012

From Business ETC Samsung to appeal after US court orders $1bn payment to Apple Tech Wars

Samsung to appeal after US court orders $1bn payment to Apple

The court decision could have major repercussions for the smartphone and tablet market after Samsung was found to have illegally copied some Apple devices.

# galaxy - Friday 24 August, 2012

From Business ETC Court bans some Samsung and Apple products in South Korea Tech Wars

Court bans some Samsung and Apple products in South Korea

A court has found that both tech companies infringed on each others patents which means that some of their products including the iPhone and iPad need to come off the shelves.

# galaxy - Friday 27 July, 2012

From Business ETC Samsung extends lead over Apple in smartphone market Smartphone Wars

Samsung extends lead over Apple in smartphone market

An independent research group says Samsung’s range of phones – and the times it released them – helped it boost its lead.

# galaxy - Wednesday 27 June, 2012

From Business ETC US court blocks sales of Samsung Galaxy Tab in patent dispute Tablet Wars

US court blocks sales of Samsung Galaxy Tab in patent dispute

Latest development in the tech battle over alleged patent infringement.

# galaxy - Saturday 5 May, 2012

From The Score VIDEO: Montero slams home from 40 yards to rock Robbie and Becks Screamer This post contains videos

VIDEO: Montero slams home from 40 yards to rock Robbie and Becks

“Look at the nastiness of that ball”, bellowed the ESPN commentator as Fredy Montero unleashed a belter.

# galaxy - Thursday 13 October, 2011

From Business ETC Apple secures Australian ban on sale of new Samsung Galaxy tablet Tablet Wars

Apple secures Australian ban on sale of new Samsung Galaxy tablet

The injunction is just the latest episode of an ongoing patent battle between the two tech rivals.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things to know this morning…

# galaxy - Friday 9 September, 2011

From Business ETC Apple v Samsung: German court upholds injunction banning sale of Galaxy tablets Patent Wars

Apple v Samsung: German court upholds injunction banning sale of Galaxy tablets

The battle between Apple and Samsung continues with another ‘win’ for Apple in Germany today.

# galaxy - Monday 29 August, 2011

WATCH: Physicists recreate the formation of the Milky Way A Star Is Born This post contains videos

WATCH: Physicists recreate the formation of the Milky Way

See that great big swirl there? That’s our home. An international team have used Swiss supercomputers to replay its creation.

# galaxy - Wednesday 24 August, 2011

From Business ETC Apple wins injunction blocking Irish sale of Samsung Galaxy phones Patent Wars

Apple wins injunction blocking Irish sale of Samsung Galaxy phones

A Dutch court issues a preliminary injunction blocking the sale of certain models of phones in some countries including Ireland.

# galaxy - Thursday 11 August, 2011

From Business ETC Apple wins injunction blocking import of Samsung Galaxy tablets Tablet Wars

Apple wins injunction blocking import of Samsung Galaxy tablets

Every country in the EU – except for the Netherlands – is subject to the injunction given by a court in Dusseldorf.

# galaxy - Monday 4 July, 2011

From Business ETC Samsung v Apple: the battle continues Samsung V Apple

Samsung v Apple: the battle continues

Samsung has voluntarily dropped one of its lawsuits against Apple but the tit-for-tat legal battle rages on.

# galaxy - Friday 22 April, 2011

From Business ETC Tablet wars roll on: Samsung v Apple Tablet Wars

Tablet wars roll on: Samsung v Apple

Samsung is counter-suing Apple for copyright infringement over mobile and tablet device design.

The 9 at 9: Friday 9 At 9 This post contains videos

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things to know this morning, including: Obama approves drone attacks in Libya; Samsung v Apple; good news for one Galway family; and President Medvedev helps us kick off the bank holiday weekend.