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Huawei Narrows Gap with Samsung in 2018: Strategy Analytics

Huawei Narrows Gap with Samsung in 2018: Strategy Analytics

SEOUL, Mar. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — China’s Huawei Technologies Co. narrowed its gap with Samsung Electronics Co. in the global smartphone market last year, data showed Sunday, with the smaller rival expected to beat the South Korean tech giant in 2019. According to the data compiled by industry tracker Strategy Analytics, Samsung Electronics took up [...]

Samsung Falls to No. 2 Smartphone Vendor in Thailand in Q4

Samsung Falls to No. 2 Smartphone Vendor in Thailand in Q4

SEOUL, Feb. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co.’s smartphone shipments sharply fell in Thailand in the fourth quarter from a year earlier, losing its top title to Chinese rival Oppo, an industry tracker said Thursday. The South Korean tech giant released just over 1 million smartphones in Thailand in the October-December period, taking up [...]

Samsung Spent $3.12 Million in U.S. Lobbying Last Year: CRP

Samsung Spent $3.12 Million in U.S. Lobbying Last Year: CRP

SEOUL, Jan. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — The American subsidiary of South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics Co. spent $3.12 million on lobbying U.S. politicians and officials last year, the second-largest amount following 2017, data from a Washington-based research group showed Monday. Samsung Electronics’ lobbying expense was the ninth largest among electronics companies operating in the [...]

Samsung Air Purifier Improves Allergic Symptoms

Samsung Air Purifier Improves Allergic Symptoms

SEOUL, Jan. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — A recent study has revealed that Cube, Samsung Electronics Co.’s popular air purifier series, helps prevent allergies and asthma among children and teenagers. A research team led by Professor Oh Jae-hwan from Hanyang University College of Medicine showed that the Samsung Cube improved the condition of patients with atopy, [...]

Samsung to Unveil Galaxy S10 in San Francisco Next Month

Samsung to Unveil Galaxy S10 in San Francisco Next Month

SEOUL, Jan. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co., the world’s leading smartphone maker, said Friday the company will roll out its next flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S10, in San Francisco late next month. Samsung said it will host an Unpacked event at San Francisco’s Bill Graham Civic Auditorium on Feb. 20, 2019, to showcase [...]

Samsung Vice Chairman Focuses on New Growth Engines and CSR

Samsung Vice Chairman Focuses on New Growth Engines and CSR

SEOUL, Jan. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — A record-breaking performance last year by Samsung Electronics Co., immediately followed by the earnings shock the company experienced in the fourth quarter last year is clearly bad news for Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong, due to concerns that the company’s legendary semiconductor business may falter under his watch. [...]

Samsung Aims for 20 pct Market Share of 5G Devices

Samsung Aims for 20 pct Market Share of 5G Devices

SEOUL, Jan. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co.’s new assembly line at Suwon, Gyeonggi Province for 5G network communication devices began operation on Thursday, making it the second of its kind following the first assembly line built in Bac Ninh Province, Vietnam. The new assembly line was relocated from Gumi, North Gyeongsang Province to [...]

Samsung Opens Fine Dust Research Center

Samsung Opens Fine Dust Research Center

SEOUL, Jan. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Friday it has opened a fine dust research center to find technological solutions to counter the environmental and health threats it poses. The company said the new center, operated by Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology, will focus on carrying out research on fine dust particles. [...]