Apple leads global tablet market, Samsung second: IDC

Fri, 05/04/2018 - 09:44

San Francisco, May 4, Apple led the global tablet market with 28.8 per cent share in the first quarter of 2018 as tablet shipments reached 31.7 million -- declining 11.7 per cent from the same quarter last year, the International Data Corporation (IDC) reported on Friday.


Apple earns five times higher per unit profit than Samsung

Thu, 12/28/2017 - 13:40

New Delhi, Dec 28 Apple earned the maximum per unit profit at $151 in the third quarter of 2017, followed by its arch rival Samsung which earned $31 profit per unit, a new research from Counterpoint said on Thursday.


CCI gives nod to Samsung, HP printer biz deal

Wed, 05/10/2017 - 01:26

New Delhi, May 10, The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has said that it has approved the acquisition of Samsung's printer business by HP Inc.


Corruption trial begins against Samsung heir

Thu, 03/09/2017 - 10:44

Seoul, March 9 (IANS) The corruption trial against Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong in the "Rasputin" scandal case began on Thursday at a court here in the South Korean capital, a media report said.


Samsung heir grilled again in corruption scandal

Sat, 02/25/2017 - 14:54

Seoul, Feb 25 (IANS) The de facto leader of the Samsung Group was called into the special prosecutor's office on Saturday for additional questioning over his alleged involvement in a high-profile corruption scandal that has rocked the country for the past several months.


Samsung heir arrested in corruption probe

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 20:08

Seoul, Feb 17 (IANS) Lee Jae-yong, Samsung Group's de facto leader, was formally arrested on Friday on charges of bribery in connection with a high-profile corruption scandal surrounding President Park Geun-hye and her friend.


Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong arrested in South Korea

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 07:08

Seoul, Feb 17 (IANS) Samsung's heir apparent Lee Jae-yong has been placed under arrest in South Korea, accused of bribery and other charges, the media reported.


Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong left for home after marathon questioning ends

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 09:10

Seoul, Jan 13 (IANS) Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong, returned home on Friday after facing marathon questioning by prosecutors all night about his possible involvement in a corruption scandal that led to the impeachment of former South Korean President Park Geun-hye.


Two Samsung executives grilled over influence-peddling scandal

Mon, 01/09/2017 - 12:30

Seoul, Jan 9 (IANS) Two senior Samsung executives on Monday questioned by investigators as they accelerated the probe into allegations surrounding the influence-peddling scandal that has led to President Park Geun-hye's impeachment.


Samsung executives summoned in bribery case

Mon, 01/09/2017 - 08:16

Seoul, Jan 9 (IANS) A South Korean independent counsel team investigating a scandal involving impeached President Park Geun-hye on Monday summoned two key Samsung Group executives on bribery charges.


Samsung vice chairman denies bribery allegation

Tue, 12/06/2016 - 08:24

Seoul, Dec 6 (IANS) Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong on Tuesday denied bribery allegations over last year's controversial merger of two subsidiaries of the group which is South Korea's largest family-run conglomerate.


Stop using Samsung Galaxy Note 7: US agency

Sat, 09/10/2016 - 14:10

Washington, Sep 10 (IANS) The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has urged consumers who own Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones to "power them down and stop charging or using" the devices.


iPhone sales to drop as Samsung makes deeper inroads

Sat, 07/16/2016 - 12:14

New York, July 16 (IANS) Soon after technology giant Apple reported its first-ever quarterly drop in iPhone sales in April, a new report has found that "the outlook for iPhone demand keeps getting murkier" as other leading smartphone brands like Samsung make inroads in the market.