Telecommunications

Hi Bixby: Samsung phone's voice assistant now speaks English

Jul 19, 2017

Samsung Electronics says Bixby voice assistant for smartphones will start speaking English but only in South Korea and the U.S.

Samsung to recover rare metals, components in Galaxy Note 7s

Jul 18, 2017

Samsung Electronics to recover gold and other metals, retrieve components from recalled Galaxy Note 7s to reduce waste after the fire-prone smartphones were discontinued

China reports 35 Japanese detained on telecom fraud charges

Jul 12, 2017

China's foreign ministry says 35 Japanese citizens have been arrested inside the country on charges of engaging in telecoms fraud

Trial of Samsung heir focuses on father-to-son succession

Apr 7, 2017

The scion of South Korea's Samsung business empire Lee Jae-yong, has appeared in court on trial for bribery and other charges

Samsung tips huge jump in profit despite corruption scandal

Apr 7, 2017

Samsung Electronics says its first-quarter profit has jumped 48 percent, a better-than-expected result that analysts believed to be driven by strong smartphone component sales

Huawei 2016 sales up 32 percent, profit little-changed

Mar 31, 2017

Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei says its 2016 sales rose 32 percent from a year earlier but profit increased by only 0.4 percent due to higher spending on research and marketing

Samsung family succession hits snag with chief's arrest

Feb 17, 2017

Samsung family succession hits snag with chief's arrest

iPhone assembler Foxconn may invest $7B in US display plant

Jan 24, 2017

The Taiwanese company that assembles iPhones and other electronics, is considering investing $7 billion in a plant in the United States to manufacturing display panels

Samsung's earnings more than double on record chip profits

Jan 24, 2017

Samsung Electronics says its fourth-quarter profit more than doubled over a year earlier thanks to record-high earnings from its brisk memory chip business and strong smartphone sales despite costly Galaxy Note 7 recalls

Samsung details causes of Note 7 fires but questions remain

Jan 23, 2017

Samsung Electronics says flaws in the design and production of batteries used in its Galaxy Note 7, not its hardware or software, made the smartphone prone to catching fire

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