Samsung confirms the Galaxy Note 2 launch on August 29 in Berlin, two weeks ahead of Apple’s planned launch of the next iPhone.
Samsung Electronics Co. said Friday its net profit swelled to 5.2 trillion won or $4.5 billion in the April-June quarter, a 48% jump from a year earlier.
The theme of the Apple vs. Samsung patent wars seems to be escalation, with both parties pulling out the big guns in an effort to win the courts (and dollars).
Samsung has disabled local search in an update to the international version of its flagship Galaxy S3 smartphone, following a patent dispute with Apple.
Mobile phones are now the most common way for people to connect to the internet in China, and 50% of users are from rural areas.
The World Bank says mobile use in developing economies surpasses that of richer nations, with usage geared toward education and development than entertainment.
Samsung has bought the mobile-phone technology division of CSR, the British firm formerly known as Cambridge Silicon Radio.
With a rising middle class and falling hardware prices, 80% of Chinese families will be able to afford at least one low-end smartphone within the next 5 years.
Philippine city announces plans to launch city-wide WiFi network to facilitate business and government transactions for mobile devices.