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Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2017
South Korean prosecutors on Wednesday demanded a 12-year prison term for Samsung's jailed billionaire heir, Lee Jae-yong, who maintained his innocence during an appeal of his conviction on bribery and other charges.
In August, a lower court sentenced Lee to five years in prison for...
Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016
The fiasco of Samsung's fire-prone Galaxy Note 7 smartphones - and Samsung's stumbling response to the problem - has left consumers from Shanghai to New York reconsidering how they feel about the South Korean tech giant and its products.
Samsung Electronics said Tuesday it would stop...
Monday, Sep. 5, 2016
Samsung just released its third virtual-reality headset for its Galaxy phones, while Facebook's Oculus business and HTC have been shipping more powerful systems connected to high-end personal computers. Sony also has an upcoming system for its PlayStation game console.
Yet many people...
Thursday, Apr. 14, 2016
The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity has named the 2016 Creative Marketer of the Year recipient as Samsung Electronics.
Terry Savage, chairman, Lions Festivals, said, “When you look at Samsung’s wins at Cannes Lions, even just last year, what strikes you is the diversity...
Sunday, Feb. 21, 2016
To revive interest in smartphones, Samsung and LG are improving their cameras and embracing the nascent world of virtual reality.
Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg joined Samsung at the Mobile World Congress show in Barcelona, Spain, to announce that their...
Saturday, Dec. 5, 2015
While experimenting with virtual reality for his latest project, "The Walking Dead" executive producer David Alpert and his crew relied on a very old-school form of technology when filming in 360 degrees: the hidey-hole.
"The assistant director would...
Sunday, Mar. 1, 2015
Last fall, Apple launched Apple Pay, bringing mobile-payment technology to the iPhone. Samsung now wants to get that on Android phones — at least the ones it makes.
The Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge phones announced Sunday will come with mobile-pay...
Friday, May. 16, 2014
SIGGRAPH 2014 sets educational lineup
VANCOUVER, B.C.--Every year, teachers and students look forward to the in-depth educators sessions at SIGGRAPH. This year’s program (with the SIGGRAPH confab in Vancouver) includes student-run pipeline productions, augmented reality in...
Friday, May. 9, 2014
Decoding the Apple-Samsung patent dispute
By Alex Veiga, Business Writer
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Apple and Samsung are suing each other in courts and trade offices around the world, each making claims that the other copied patented mobile device features.
Saturday, May. 3, 2014
A California jury awarded Apple $119 million — far less than it demanded — in a patent battle with Samsung over alleged copying of smart phone features, and the jury made the victory even smaller by finding that Apple illegally used one of Samsung's patents....