Mar 20, 2013 04:04 EDT
Taiwan's HTC has delayed shipments of its new flagship smartphone due to parts shortages, a report said on Wednesday, dealing a blow as it looks to lift sales and compete with the iPhone and Samsung's Galaxy.
Mar 19, 2013 03:20 EDT
The head of BlackBerry has taken a swipe at Apple, saying the iPhone's operating system was outdated, while promising thousands of new apps as it prepares to launch its Z10 model in Australia and the US.
Mar 19, 2013 01:44 EDT
Polka-dot dresses and manual threshing machines were among the hottest consumer products in North Korea last year, according to an annual list compiled by a research analyst in South Korea.
Mar 17, 2013 23:13 EDT
Cash-strapped Japanese electronics giant Sharp said that a badly needed capital injection from US chipmaker Qualcomm had been delayed as the two sides hammer out details of the pact.
Mar 16, 2013 19:00 EDT
The 27th edition of South by Southwest (SXSW) inched closer to its finale Saturday with a flock of big-name pop stars descending on the Texas state capital's pulsating beer-and-barbecue fest.
Mar 15, 2013 10:43 EDT
BlackBerry on Friday launched its new Z10 smartphone in Indonesia, the company's third-largest market, as it rapidly loses ground elsewhere to rivals such as Apple and Samsung.
Mar 15, 2013 07:08 EDT
Asian markets were mixed on Friday following another strong lead from Wall Street, where traders took heart from more upbeat US jobs numbers.
Mar 15, 2013 02:53 EDT
BlackBerry on Friday launched its new Z10 smartphone in Indonesia, the company's third-largest market as it rapidly loses ground elsewhere to rivals such as Apple and Samsung.
Mar 15, 2013 02:32 EDT
Intensifying its smartphone battle with Apple, Samsung unveiled the feature-rich Galaxy S4, with groundbreaking eye motion technology to let users control key functions at a glance.
Mar 14, 2013 22:05 EDT
Samsung unveiled a slim, feature-rich Galaxy S4 as its new champion to take on Apple in the fiercely competitive smartphone arena.
Mar 13, 2013 22:51 EDT
Locked in a fierce battle in the smartphone market, South Korean giant Samsung unveils its latest device aimed at challenging Apple in its home market.
Mar 07, 2013 10:56 EST
Taiwan's HTC unveiled a new flagship smartphone in its domestic market Thursday with revamped designs which analysts said may boost the company's sluggish sales against rivals Apple and Samsung.
Mar 06, 2013 18:22 EST
Apple's iPhone gained ground in the US market over the holiday season and early 2013, outpacing Samsung and other smartphone makers using the Android operating system, a survey found Wednesday.
Mar 06, 2013 06:35 EST
Sharp on Wednesday announced a $111 million capital tie-up deal with South Korean rival Samsung, in a rare move for a Japanese firm that underscores the fading fortunes of its electronics giants.
Mar 06, 2013 05:33 EST
Asian markets rallied on Wednesday following a record-breaking performance by shares on Wall Street, with Tokyo and Sydney both hitting multi-year highs.
Mar 06, 2013 02:53 EST
Sharp on Wednesday announced a $111 million capital injection deal with South Korean rival Samsung, in a rare move for a Japanese firm that underscores the fading fortunes of its electronics giants.
Mar 06, 2013 00:45 EST
Shares in Sharp soared Wednesday as its board reportedly approved a deal making South Korean rival Samsung its biggest foreign shareholder, indicating the fading fortunes of Japan's electronics giants.
Mar 05, 2013 22:43 EST
Shares in embattled Sharp soared on Wednesday after reports that South Korean rival Samsung would become its biggest foreign shareholder, highlighting the fading fortunes of Japan's electronics giants.
Mar 05, 2013 19:58 EST
Shares in struggling Japanese electronics maker Sharp jumped 17 percent on Wednesday after media reports of a $108-million tie-up with South Korean giant Samsung.
Mar 05, 2013 13:07 EST
South Korean electronics giant Samsung is set to buy a three-percent stake in struggling Japanese rival Sharp via a capital increase, a press report said Tuesday, a deal that would give Samsung greater access to smartphone and tablet computer screens.
Facts from the Wikipedia page:
|Headquarters||Seocho Samsung Town, Seoul, South Korea|
|Key people||Lee, Sang-dae: Vice President & CEO|
Chi, Sung-ha: President & CEO, (Trading & Investment Group)
|Industry||International Trading, Investment, Engineering, Construction|
|Employees||7,291 (+2,427 working overseas) (2009)|