Tag Archive: Samsung


The man tipped to take over Samsung as chairman was the only Samsung executive invited to attend Jobs’ 2011 memorial service. 46-year-old Lee Jae Yong is the son of current Samsung chairman Lee Kun-hee, who suffered a major heart attack… Read more ›

Judge Lucy Koh has denied Apple’s second attempt at banning certain Samsung phones. After Apple won its second major patent infringement case against Samsung earlier this year, it requested that a permanent injunction be placed on nine Samsung devices in the U.S.… Read more ›

Like most of Samsung’s products, the upcoming Galaxy Alpha is already getting a lot of flack amongst Apple fans for being a ripoff of Apple’s upcoming iPhone 6. Armed with his super-realistic 3-D render of what we believe the next… Read more ›

  Apple’s bid to recover $ 16 million in attorney fees from Samsung following the massive patent dispute between the two companies has been blocked by the U.S. District Court. Judge Lucy Koh has also returned a $ 2.6 million bond posted by Apple to… Read more ›

Google has Nest. Apple has HomeKit. And now Samsung is buying into the future of home automation too, with the $ 200 million purchase of SmartThings – a hardware startup that makes it easier for all your smart appliances to talk… Read more ›

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Apple and Samsung have decided to drop all patent litigation in courts outside of the U.S. The decision ends cases that are open in Australia, Japan, South Korea, Germany, Netherlands, the U.K., France, and Italy. Disputes over intellectual property related… Read more ›

Samsung reemploys supplier caught using child labor

Samsung vowed to end child labor in its supply chain once and for all with its new ‘zero tolerance’ policy on child labor, but after coming down hard on Dongguan Shinyang Electronics this summer for employing under age workers, the… Read more ›

There are really only two players in the smartphone race: Apple and Samsung. According to new data from Canadian investment firm Canaccord Genuity, Apple and Samsung command a whopping 108% of smartphone profits combined. The above chart is for the second… Read more ›

Microsoft sues Samsung for not paying up on IP use

One of the world’s top tech companies is suing Samsung for patent violations, only this time its not Apple. Microsoft announced this afternoon that it filed a lawsuit against Samsung in the U.S. District Court of Southern District of New… Read more ›

Samsung gets a lot of stick for its commercials — mostly because they almost always make cheap stabs at Apple and other rivals. But the South Korean company does have the ability to produce great ads every so often, and its… Read more ›