Profit leapt by 50 percent
Samsung’s bottom line was not really harmed by the Note 7 fiasco and the outfit saw its fourth-quarter profit leap 50 percent from a year earlier to its highest level in more than three years.
Because that is not a bubble waiting to burst
Google quickened the pace of its push into virtual and augmented reality this week as its hardware partners announced new devices using its tech.
More nits to scratch
Samsung has been using CES to tout its QLED technology which it claims is much better than OLED.
We are not saying Aliens but it was.... aliens
Samsung has said that it will announce this month the results of an investigation into what caused some of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones to catch fire.
Coming in 27-inch and 31.5-inch sizes
Just a week ahead of the CES 2017 show, Samsung announced its newest CH711 Quantum Dot curved monitor series that will be showcased at the show and will be available in 27-inch and 31.5-inch sizes, both with WQHD 2560x1440 resolution.
Analyst angers the Tame Apple Press
NPD analyst Stephen Baker is off the Christmas Card list of the members of the Tame Apple Press which are furious that he made a comment saying that Apple had failed to capitalise on Samsung’s exploding Note 7.
Viv will be omnipotent
Samsung might be trying to install its Viv AI in all its apps.
S8 will be 20 per cent more
The dark satanic rumour mill has manufactured a hell on earth yarn that Samsung has decided to copy one of Apple’s more surreal features – is silly pricing.
And nine million bicycles in Beijing
Figures in from the Far East show that the Chinese smartphone market is hotting up.
Update affects less than seven percent of remaining owners
Samsung has been slowly receiving any remaining recalled Galaxy Note 7 units over the past week since it issued an expanded voluntary recall statement on its support website, as we reported.