Prosecutors Make Their Case to Jail Head of Samsung

Judge Questions Jay Y. Lee in Arrest Warrant Hearing In a case that has been percolating for weeks but has now come to a boil, special prosecutors in South Korea have gone before a judge to obtain a warrant for the arrest … Continue reading

Samsung Chairman Named as Suspect by Prosecutors in Political Probe

After a tough 2016, Samsung was likely looking for a little relief in 2017. They’ll have to keep looking because, as the old saying goes, “When it rains, it pours.” Reuters is reporting that prosecutors in South Korea have summoned … Continue reading

Apple Wins Holiday Smartphone Wars

In new research from Flurry Analytics, Apple clearly won the battle for holiday shoppers smartphone dollars. Based on activations of smartphones and tablets during the period of 12/19-12/25, Apple took a healthy 44% bite out of the market…well ahead of … Continue reading

Sharp Strikes Again – Terminates LCD Panel Supply to China’s Hisense

Sharp Parent Foxconn Appears to be Playing Global Hard Ball Just days after we told you about Sharp’s decision to stop supplying LCD panels to global TV leader Samsung – a decision that shocked many in Japan – apparently, they’ve done … Continue reading

Power Move: Sharp to Terminate LCD Panel Supply to Samsung

‘Samsung Scrambling to Find New Sources’ – Looks to LG The media in Japan positively exploded this week with the shocking news that Sharp has notified Samsung it will no longer supply the world’s top seller of LCD TVs with the … Continue reading

Samsung Will Destroy All 4.3 Million Galaxy Note 7s

Company Makes Painful But Pragmatic Decision Samsung Electronics is in the process of recalling their recently launched Galaxy Note 7 smartphone that came with the unusual feature of self-immolation included at no additional charge. The company’s initial production run was … Continue reading

Samsung’s Head is in the Clouds; Acquires Joyent

With Samsung’s Backing, Joyent is Poised to Become Major ‘Cloud’ Player Samsung announced late Wednesday that it has acquired Joyent, a relatively new start-up company that offers cloud computing services, according to a report by Recode. The specifics of the … Continue reading

Legrand & Samsung Partner on IoT Light Switch

IoT Product Launches are Increasing, From Samsung & Others Several announcements emerged this week from the Samsung Developer Conference being held in San Francisco – an event that has largely represented the launch of the first wave of Samsung’s assault … Continue reading

Once Hailed as Savior, 3D TVs Disappear into the Annals of History

In a move that appears to indicate that major TV makers are finally accepting the reality that consumers don’t want 3D TVs, Samsung and LG are said to be limiting or eliminating the feature from future TV models. Some may … Continue reading

CES – From Real Biz to Future Biz to Virtual Biz; This is Progress?

CES is back and its bigger than ever. According to the CTA (formerly CEA), the show spans 2.3 million sq.ft. of exhibit space, in which more than 3,600 exhibitors of all sizes and types have set up booths to hawk … Continue reading