Samsung’s newest tablets going all-in with Windows 10

Samsung Electronics Ltd. has released two Galaxy tablets in the premium mobile category specific to digital business professionals. At the Mobile World Congress, the South Korean tech giant showcased the Galaxy Tab S3

Published on: February 27th, 2017 ITBusiness Staff

Two senior Samsung execs offer to resign in light of bribery allegations

Two senior executives from electronics giant Samsung Group are taking responsibility for their involvement in the company's ongoing bribery scandal by offering to resign, according to a South Korean news agency. On Friday

Published on: February 24th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Samsung plunges in American corporate reputation survey

It’s been a difficult year marked by exploding hardware and high-profile arrests for smartphone giant Samsung Electronics Ltd., and the general public has not been oblivious to its struggles. While once a top

Published on: February 21st, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Samsung heir arrested on bribery allegations

Samsung Electronics Ltd. vice chair Lee Jae-yong has been arrested and accused of perjury and embezzlement, in a dramatic turnaround less than a month after initial efforts to lay charges were denied. According

Published on: February 16th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Abandoning the Note 7 hurt Samsung about as much as you’d think

Consulting firm Gartner Inc. has released its latest quarterly survey of global smartphone sales, and the results do not have good news for Samsung Electronics Ltd. Fourth-quarter unit sales for the South Korean

Published on: February 16th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Samsung Galaxy S8 likely to lose home button, feature curved screen

The next Galaxy smartphone from Samsung Electronics Ltd. will be making a clean break from its predecessors, according to Wall Street Journal insiders. Citing "people familiar with the matter," writers Eun-Young Jeong and Jonathan

Published on: February 10th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Adios Samsung! Canada’s 10 most influential brands of 2016 revealed

TORONTO - It looks like exploding smartphones have lit Samsung Electronics Ltd.'s brand reputation on fire. The Canadian arm of market research firm Ipsos Group S.A. has released its annual list of Canada's most

Published on: January 31st, 2017 Alex Radu

Samsung moving ahead with Note 8, despite 7’s apparent impact on mobile sales

Samsung Electronics Ltd. has announced that it will be moving ahead with its popular Note series of mobile devices, despite the apparent damage last year's Note 7 debacle wreaked on the company's reputation

Published on: January 24th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Battery size officially to blame for Note 7 fires, Samsung investigation reveals

Note: Updated on Jan. 23 to incorporate information from Samsung. An investigation by Samsung Electronics Ltd. has determined a series of "abnormal" batteries were officially behind last year's Galaxy Note 7 explosions. "We

Published on: January 20th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

South Korean prosecutors denied warrant to arrest Samsung chair

Four days after authorities announced they were seeking a warrant to arrest the de facto head of Samsung Electronics Ltd., a South Korean judge has denied their request. According to Reuters, the Seoul

Published on: January 18th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

South Korean authorities now seeking an arrest warrant for Samsung heir

Multiple outlets are reporting that South Korean authorities are seeking an arrest warrant for Lee Jae-yong, Samsung Electronics Ltd. vice chair and son of company head Lee Kun-hee. The request is connected to

Published on: January 16th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Samsung heir under investigation for alleged bribes involving impeached South Korean president

At this point, Samsung Electronics Ltd. is finding itself in as much hot water as Donald Trump. Multiple outlets are reporting that the tech giant's vice chair, Lee Jae-yong, known professionally as Jay

Published on: January 11th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Samsung Canada reveals new mid-range Galaxy A5 smartphone at CES

Samsung Electronics Ltd. wants budget-minded Canadian smartphone owners to know it hasn't abandoned them. On Thursday, the South Korean electronics giant's Canadian division revealed at CES that it will soon be releasing the

Published on: January 6th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Even with recall, residual Note 7 use still higher than new LG and HTC devices combined: Apteligent

To understand why South Korean tech giant Samsung had such a terrible year, it helps to know how far they had to fall. According to San Francisco-based mobile app research firm Apteligent's latest

Published on: January 5th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood