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  • Jul 22, 2014
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Chief says BlackBerry open to licensing deals, other options

BlackBerry has signaled that a licensing deal, or even an outright sale of the company, was still a possibility, pleasing shareholders still reeling from the disappointing debut for its new line of smartphones.

Wednesday, 10 July, 2013, 11:01am

Samsung Electronics estimates Q2 record profit, misses forecast

Samsung Electronics missed quarterly earnings forecasts on Friday as it reported a 47 per cent rise in April-June operating profit to a record 9.5 trillion won (HK$65.5 billion), reviving concerns for growth in its smartphone business.

5 Jul 2013 - 10:19am

New Samsung tablets mimic Galaxy phones

Samsung is making its tablet computers look more like its hit Galaxy phones in the hope that the success of the smartphones can boost tablet sales.

25 Jun 2013 - 1:50pm

Samsung S4 aims to bite fresh chunk of Apple market share

Samsung’s latest flagship Galaxy smartphone goes on sale this week, as the South Korean giant seeks to cement its lead over faltering rival Apple in an increasingly saturated market.

The Galaxy S4, armed with eye motion control technology that will pause a video when the user looks away, comes with a faster chip and is thinner and lighter than the previous S3 model.

24 Apr 2013 - 2:59pm

David Beckham is looking beyond his Galaxy finale

Although David Beckham is leaving the Los Angeles Galaxy after Saturday’s Major League Soccer Cup, he plans to play a major role in the league’s growth indefinitely.

Beckham began his last few competitive days in a Galaxy uniform on Thursday with a training session for the defending champions’ final match against the Houston Dynamo.

30 Nov 2012 - 10:21am

Samsung Galaxy leaves Apple iPhone behind

Samsung Electronics, the world's top maker of televisions and mobile telephones, has reported a record profit surpassing analysts' estimates as it widened the lead over Apple in smartphone sales, thanks to its Galaxy devices.

6 Oct 2012 - 4:51am

Samsung counter-sues Apple in US court

Samsung Electronics says Apple's iPhone 5 infringes its patents, escalating a global fight over mobile devices after winning a court order lifting a ban on sales in the United States of the Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablet computer.

3 Oct 2012 - 10:34am

Mainland gamblers, new casino underpin solid profit rise at Galaxy

Macau casino operator Galaxy Entertainment, posted a forecast-beating nine-fold rise in half-year net profit, boosted by a new casino and a steady flow of Chinese visitors keen to try their luck in the world’s largest gambling destination.

27 Aug 2012 - 5:08pm

Galaxy bets HK$16b on next phase on Cotai Strip

Macau casino operator Galaxy Entertainment said it plans to invest HK$16 billion in the second phase of its integrated resort Galaxy Macau.

27 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Big sell-off for Galaxy after profit drops 20pc

Galaxy Entertainment yesterday was the city's most traded stock after Permira Advisers sold shares in the Macau casino operator.

The sale of the British private firm's stake came after Galaxy, controlled by the family of property-to-construction tycoon Lui Che-woo, reported a 20.4 per cent drop interim net profit on Wednesday.

3 Sep 2011 - 12:00am