Samsung Electronics is a key subsidiary of Samsung Group, a South Korean multinational conglomerate company headquartered in Samsung Town, Seoul. It is the largest South Korean chaebol. Other key subsidiaries include Samsung Heavy Industries, Samsung Engineering and Samsung C&T.
Samsung Electronics is heading for its first annual earnings drop since 2011 after it revealed its third-quarter profit would be the lowest in more than three years and said short-term prospects for smartphones were uncertain.Wednesday, 8 October, 2014, 5:27am
Samsung Electronics, the world's largest smartphone maker, vowed to "strengthen the hiring process" at its production facilities after the South Korean company suspended a mainland-based supplier suspected of using child labour.15 Jul 2014 - 1:31am
Samsung Electronics yesterday said its operating profit likely fell 24.5 per cent in April-June, the lowest in two years.10 Jul 2014 - 11:42pm
Samsung Electronics reported its second consecutive fall in quarterly profit yesterday as weakness in flat-screen panels and the maturing high-end smartphone business weighed on the South Korean giant's earnings.30 Apr 2014 - 1:08am 1 comment
Smarting from growing losses, Taiwanese phone maker HTC says it will expand its range of cheaper products as it fixes off-target marketing for its premium smartphones.
The company, which has long prided itself as a purveyor of upscale, feature-loaded products, says it needs to sell more mid-tier and affordable smartphones after losing out last year.8 May 2015 - 12:49pm
Samsung Electronics posted its first decline in quarterly profit in two years, hit by a one-off special bonus as well as slowing smartphone sales as it braces for a year of tougher competition with rival Apple.8 May 2015 - 12:49pm
The group that owns thousands of former Nortel Networks patents filed a barrage of patent lawsuits on Thursday against mobile-phone manufacturers including Google, the company it outbid in the Nortel bankruptcy auction.2 Nov 2013 - 2:58am
Samsung Electronics’ quarterly operating profit surged 26 per cent to a new record, powered by a strong recovery in its memory chip business as smartphone sales growth eased sharply.25 Oct 2013 - 1:39pm
Samsung Electronics estimated its July-September earnings rose 25 per cent to a record US$9.4 billion as a strong recovery in memory chip prices helped counter a slowdown in the South Korean company’s smartphone business.4 Oct 2013 - 10:41am
A tentative deal to take BlackBerry private will not necessarily resolve challenges that pushed the smartphone maker into a corner in the first place, but it gives the struggling company some breathing room.25 Sep 2013 - 11:23am
Chinese smartphone maker Oppo will probably ship more than 15 million units in the mainland this year, with foreign expansion also picking up, a senior executive said on Tuesday.
That would put the Dongguan, Guangdong-based company on a par with Xiaomi, which has also said it would meet its 15 million units sales target this year.24 Sep 2013 - 4:04pm
Speculation that Prem Watsa, the man some call Canada's Warren Buffett, would launch a bid for BlackBerry started to swirl as soon as he stepped down from the troubled smartphone maker's board last month.25 Sep 2013 - 1:56am
In just a short time, BlackBerry went from being the coolest gadget-maker on the planet to one apparently destined for the history books.
The firm, which agreed to a US$4.7 billion buyout to take the firm private, appears close to a breakup, which might salvage some parts of the once high-flying Canadian tech pioneer.24 Sep 2013 - 9:09pm 1 comment
Smartphone maker BlackBerry has agreed to go private in a US$4.7 billion deal led by its biggest shareholder, allowing the on-the-go email pioneer to regroup away from public scrutiny after years of falling fortunes and slumping market share.24 Sep 2013 - 8:52pm