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# samsung - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

From Business ETC Apple Pay just got two major rivals all of a sudden Spanner In The Works?

Apple Pay just got two major rivals all of a sudden

And one has been sitting on its own service since 2011.

# samsung - Monday 23 February, 2015

From Business ETC Samsung may be ditching the plastic for good for its next big phone So Metal

Samsung may be ditching the plastic for good for its next big phone

And it’s going to have a curved screen and all.

# samsung - Tuesday 10 February, 2015

From Business ETC Are Samsung’s Smart TVs really listening in on your conversations? Eavesdropping

Are Samsung’s Smart TVs really listening in on your conversations?

The company has been criticised for a policy which would allow its smart TVs to listen to you, but are these fears overblown?

# samsung - Thursday 29 January, 2015

From Business ETC Samsung versus Apple: things are getting tight Tight Margins

Samsung versus Apple: things are getting tight

The popularity of the iPhone 6 and Samsung’s drop in profit has resulted in a tie.

# samsung - Saturday 17 January, 2015

From Business ETC Review: Is the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge a fun concept or the future? Curved View

Review: Is the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge a fun concept or the future?

A curved screen on one side is Samsung’s attempt to innovate, but does it add much to the overall experience?

# samsung - Thursday 8 January, 2015

From Business ETC Samsung has chips to thank for cushioning its mobile revenue slump* Hard Times

# samsung - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

From Business ETC Samsung’s new tiny flash drive can transfer movies in a few seconds Downloading

Samsung’s new tiny flash drive can transfer movies in a few seconds

The Portable SSD T1 has a read/write speed of 450MB per second, meaning it would only take eight seconds to transfer a 3GB movie file.

# samsung - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

From Business ETC If you received a new device this Christmas, chances are it was from Apple Activations

If you received a new device this Christmas, chances are it was from Apple

More than half of all smartphones and tablets activated during Christmas week were Apple devices, with the iPhone 6 being the most popular device.

# samsung - Monday 29 December, 2014

From Business ETC Samsung plans to scrap its metal Galaxy Alpha in favour of cheaper phones Restructuring

Samsung plans to scrap its metal Galaxy Alpha in favour of cheaper phones

Although it’s being replaced by two newer (and cheaper) mid-range devices.

# samsung - Saturday 27 December, 2014

From Business ETC A year in red and black ink: 2014’s biggest winners and losers from world of business Review 2014

A year in red and black ink: 2014’s biggest winners and losers from world of business

There was no escaping Michael O’Leary, Irish Water or Apple’s world domination.

# samsung - Monday 8 December, 2014

From Business ETC Samsung is giving Gear VR owners a lot of warnings before they use it Playing It Safe

Samsung is giving Gear VR owners a lot of warnings before they use it

The device is now available to purchase from Samsung’s US store, but it comes with a large number of precautions.

# samsung - Sunday 7 December, 2014

From Business ETC What are the tablets to look out for this Christmas? TechKnowHow

What are the tablets to look out for this Christmas?

Because there’s more out there than just the iPad.

# samsung - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

From Business ETC Which smartphone should be in your Christmas stocking this year? Buyers' Guide

Which smartphone should be in your Christmas stocking this year?

The competition between the different smartphone this year means we’re spoilt for choice, but which ones are worth considering?

# samsung - Sunday 30 November, 2014

From Business ETC Review: Is the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 the best phablet out there? Bigger Is Better This post contains images

Review: Is the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 the best phablet out there?

It’s the fourth edition of Samsung’s phablet series, but does it set the standard for both phablets and smartphones?

# samsung - Monday 24 November, 2014

From Business ETC So Samsung’s flagship phone didn’t do as well as expected Overstocking

So Samsung’s flagship phone didn’t do as well as expected

The company sold 12 million Galaxy S5 units in 90 days, a 40% drop compared to its predecessor, with overstocking a major issue.

# samsung - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

From Business ETC Samsung adopts a ‘less is more’ approach for its smartphone business Quality Not Quantity

Samsung adopts a ‘less is more’ approach for its smartphone business

The manufacturer is slashing the number of smartphones it issues by up to one-third.

# samsung - Friday 31 October, 2014

From Business ETC Sony records hefty losses as its smartphone woes continue Troubled Waters

Sony records hefty losses as its smartphone woes continue

Its net loss for the half year ballooned to nearly €794 million, causing it to replace its mobile chief and cut staff in its global smartphone unit by 15%.

# samsung - Thursday 30 October, 2014

From Business ETC Samsung’s year goes from bad to worse as profits continue to plunge In Trouble

Samsung’s year goes from bad to worse as profits continue to plunge

Weak smartphone sales and increased competition meant the company recording its smallest quarterly profit in three years.

# samsung - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

From Business ETC These companies are designing 5G wireless that will be 1,000 times faster than 4G Too Fast Too Furious

# samsung - Monday 13 October, 2014

From Business ETC Samsung says it’s developed WiFi technology that’s five times faster

Samsung says it’s developed WiFi technology that’s five times faster

The new speeds would allow a 1GB movie to be downloaded in less than three seconds and allow uncompressed HD videos to be streamed in real-time.

# samsung - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

From Business ETC Samsung is bracing itself for a massive drop in profits this quarter Plunging

Samsung is bracing itself for a massive drop in profits this quarter

The company has said it expects earnings to be 60% lower than a year earlier, thanks to increased competition in the smartphone market.

# samsung - Friday 3 October, 2014

From Business ETC The Briefcase: No-go hollier zones, pre-budget chat and the value of reading the fine print Inbox Me

# samsung - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

From Business ETC Samsung defends Note 4 screen gap, saying it’s a feature, not a flaw Don't Mind The Gap

Samsung defends Note 4 screen gap, saying it’s a feature, not a flaw

The company insisted the gap was a part of the phone’s design and doesn’t affect its “functionality or quality”

# samsung - Friday 26 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge This ‘Samsung’ response to the bendy iPhone is just perfect Bendgate

# samsung - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge 13 problems only hardened Android users will understand Androidproblems
From Business ETC Samsung responds to iPhone sales by launching Note 4 ahead of schedule First Mover

Samsung responds to iPhone sales by launching Note 4 ahead of schedule

The device, which was originally scheduled for launch in October, will hit stores in South Korea and China this week before Apple.

# samsung - Monday 22 September, 2014

From Business ETC Oculus Rift takes a step closer to release with new prototype headset Crescent Bay

Oculus Rift takes a step closer to release with new prototype headset

The new headset, nicknamed Crescent Bay, features a higher resolution and refresh rate, integrated headphones and 360-degree head tracking.

# samsung - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

From Business ETC Sony smartphones not so clever any more Struggling

Sony smartphones not so clever any more

Company predicts massive losses after writing off more than €1 billion in worthless goodwill for its mobiles.

# samsung - Monday 15 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge Samsung is throwing some excellent shade at Apple in their new TV ads Shade

Samsung is throwing some excellent shade at Apple in their new TV ads

New ad accuses Apple’s iPhone 6 of copying the Samsung Galaxy.

# samsung - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

From Business ETC Samsung makes its entry into virtual reality official with Gear VR launch New Challenger

Samsung makes its entry into virtual reality official with Gear VR launch

The company also announced two new smartphones, the Galaxy Note 4 and the Note Edge, at a conference in Berlin.

# samsung - Thursday 28 August, 2014

From Business ETC Apple fails again in its bid to ban Samsung’s US phones sales Patent Wars

Apple fails again in its bid to ban Samsung’s US phones sales

Despite dropping all claims outside the US, the patent battle between both companies rages on.

# samsung - Friday 22 August, 2014

From Business ETC Samsung has created a cable that charges three devices at the same time… Charged Up

# samsung - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

From Business ETC Samsung ditches the plastic design for a metal Galaxy phone So Metal

Samsung ditches the plastic design for a metal Galaxy phone

The Galaxy Alpha has a similar design to the Galaxy S5 and is one of the thinnest smartphones it has created.

# samsung - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

From Business ETC Apple and Samsung decide to call a patent truce, but only outside the US Patent Wars

Apple and Samsung decide to call a patent truce, but only outside the US

The two companies will continue to pursue existing cases that are taking place in US courts.

# samsung - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

From Business ETC Samsung has been knocked off the top spot in China by a local smartphone maker Displaced

Samsung has been knocked off the top spot in China by a local smartphone maker

Chineses smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi has overtaken Samsung as the top smartphone maker on its home turf, thanks to the popularity of its low-cost RedMi smartphone range.

# samsung - Thursday 31 July, 2014

From Business ETC Samsung blames slow smartphone sales and increased competition for profit slump Competitiveness

Samsung blames slow smartphone sales and increased competition for profit slump

Slow global sales of smartphones and tablets and rising marketing costs to shift stock were some of the factors Samsung cited as its net profit fell by nearly 20% in the second quarter.

# samsung - Monday 28 July, 2014

From Business ETC Samsung postpones Tizen smartphone launch so it can improve its new OS Limbo

Samsung postpones Tizen smartphone launch so it can improve its new OS

The company has said it needs more time to develop Tizen’s ‘ecosystem’ before it releases its smartphone, but no new release date was provided.

# samsung - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge 6 indispensable Android hacks that will make your life much easier Sponsored By Did Electrical

6 indispensable Android hacks that will make your life much easier

These are not the Androids you are looking for.

# samsung - Monday 14 July, 2014

From Business ETC Samsung finds ‘evidence’ of child labour at China plant Investigation

Samsung finds ‘evidence’ of child labour at China plant

It has suspended business with the supplier involved.

# samsung - Thursday 10 July, 2014

From Business ETC Child labour allegations lands Samsung in hot water Investigation

Child labour allegations lands Samsung in hot water

The company is investigating claims that one of its suppliers in China hired children and student workers under the legal working age and made them work for 11 hours a day without social insurance.

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