PC monitor unit shipments amounted to 32.5 million units in the second quarter of this year – and that’s a fall of 2.9 percent compared to the year before.
IDC released findings on the quarter, said that tendency will continue over the next three years. more»
The major battle in the server space planned for next year may be only a minor skirmish with the usual suspects winning.
Intel needs to see off the expected competition from ARM and is going to chuck a lot more cash in the area to keep its position as market leader. more»
A report from the UK Home Office said that thieves are brand conscious and prefer stealing Apple iPhones compared to the rest of the pack.
The report said over 50 percent of all phones stolen between January 2012 to January 2014 were iPhones. more»
Nvidia has sued Qualcomm and Samsung for infringing its patents on graphics processing technology.
Nvidia said Qualcomm and Samsung had used Nvidia’s patented technologies without a licence in Samsung’s mobile devices and the Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy Note Edge.
Nvidia said Samsung devices made with graphics technology from Qualcomm, Britain’s ARM and Imagination Technologies infringed on its patents. more»
Samsung has just confirmed what many in the industry had thought – that there is nothing you can do to a smartphone which will make it much different.
Samsung unveiled new versions of its Galaxy Note smartphone to a loud sounding yawn from tech journalists. more»
Samsung and Nokia have signed an agreement to bring Nokia’s HERE mapping service to Samsung’s shiny toys.
Apparently HERE for Android will be initially exclusive to Samsung’s Galaxy smartphone line, and it will also be bringing a mini version of HERE to Samsung’s Tizen-based smartwatches, including the newly-announced Samsung Gear S. more»
A federal judge has rejected Apple’s attempt to block the sale of several older Samsung smartphones that copied auto-correction feature in the iPhone’s keyboard, the method to create links for email addresses and phone numbers appearing in text and the swiping gesture for unlocking the phone’s display screen. more»
Samsung has opened the kimono in its new Tizen based watch which has a curved 2-inch Super AMOLED display.
Although the Gear S smartwatch will not be much different from its predecessors, it will be the first Samsung smartwatch to offer 3G support. more»
The thermonuclear patent war between Apple and Samsung is only going to be fought in the US.
The two sides have negotiated a sort of truce, where the only court battles between the two will be fought in US courts. It is a bit like Israel and Hamas agreeing to shoot at one another only in one district of Gaza. more»
The Chinese subsidiary of Shinyang Engineering has started supplying parts to Samsung a month after business ties were cut over child labour allegations.
Samsung halted business with Dongguan Shinyang Electronics after China Labor Watch found at least five child workers without contracts at the plant. more»
It seems that Microsoft really has copied Apple in its treatment of the smartphone maker Samsung.
According to a company blog, Microsoft is suing Samsung over its version of Android software in the Southern District of New York.
David Howard, Vole’s Deputy General Counsel said that Microsoft did not take lightly filing a legal action, especially against a company with which it had enjoyed a long and productive partnership. more»
Samsung reported its worst quarterly profit in two years and moaned about uncertain earnings prospects for its key handset business.
The fact it gave such a doomed profits prophecy and kept its interim dividend unchanged from last year, put the shares of the outfit on track for their worst fall in nearly eight months. more»
Apple and Samsung’s European bottom lines are being kicked by a surge of interest in local smartphones.
A report from Netbiscuits suggests that customers are becoming increasingly frustrated at the mobile market monoculture and Apple and Samsung are experiencing their first major challenge from disruptive European vendors. more»
Samsung’s plans to get its Tizen phone into the shops have been delayed, with the initial planned third quarter launch in Russia abandoned.
The Korean electronics maker had been hoping that Tizen would cut its dependency on Android.
The phone was supposed to be tried out in Russia sometime in the third quarter, but Samsung said it needed more time to enhance the “Tizen ecosystem.”
This comes as no real surprise as there had been rumblings at a recent Tizen developer’ conference two weeks ago, but this was put down to a dodgy fish supper. more»
TSMC shares fell as much as six percent after an analyst and Taiwanese media reported that Apple and Qualcomm were going to buy their next generation chips from elsewhere.
This is bad news as TSMC reported its highest quarterly profit since the end of 2006, and said it expected revenue to grow at least a record 20 percent this year. more»