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Nikkei Asia300 Index posts weekly loss on fears global central banks to tighten policies

Nikkei Asia300 Index posts weekly loss on fears global central banks to tighten policies

| July 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

Nikkei Asia300 Index posts weekly loss on fears global central banks to tighten policies Nikkei Asian Review It said Friday that operating profit likely rose 72% in the second quarter to 14 trillion Korean won ($12.1 billion) compared with the 13.1 trillion-won average of 19 analyst estimates in a Thomson-Reuters poll. The stock has gained [...]

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Samsung Electronics plans Galaxy Note 8 launch event for August: source

Samsung Electronics plans Galaxy Note 8 launch event for August: source

| July 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

By Se Young Lee SEOUL (Reuters) – Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd plans to hold a launch event in New York City for its next Galaxy Note smartphone in the second half of August, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters on Tuesday. The person, who was not authorized to speak publicly on [...]

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Samsung Galaxy S8 Mini Release: All You Need To Know

Samsung Galaxy S8 Mini Release: All You Need To Know

| July 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

ValueWalk Samsung Galaxy S8 Mini Release: All You Need To Know ValueWalk The Korean company could introduce the S8 Mini with the Note 8. However, the Note phablets have never shared the limelight with other Samsung smartphones. It means the S8 Mini has a limited window for launch. The Korean electronics behemoth cannot … and more » [...]

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Samsung Electronics to launch refurbished Note 7 phones in South Korea from July 7

Samsung Electronics to launch refurbished Note 7 phones in South Korea from July 7

| July 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

Reuters Samsung Electronics to launch refurbished Note 7 phones in South Korea from July 7 Reuters SEOUL Samsung Electronics Co Ltd (005930.KS) said on Sunday it will start selling a refurbished version of the recalled Galaxy Note 7 smartphone in South Korea on July 7, using batteries different from those that caused some handsets to [...]

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LG Wallet trademark hints at an Android Pay rival

LG Wallet trademark hints at an Android Pay rival

| June 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

Whatever your handset of choice, you probably have at least one mobile payment method available to you, be it Android Pay , Apple Pay or Samsung Pay , but another option known as LG Wallet could be on the way. LG has applied to trademark the term LG Wallet in both the US and South [...]

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Samsung Updates Bixby With Voice-Enabled Payments Support

Samsung Updates Bixby With Voice-Enabled Payments Support

| June 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

Android Headlines Samsung Updates Bixby With Voice-Enabled Payments Support Android Headlines Samsung Electronics updated Bixby with support for voice-enabled payments , the Seoul-based tech giant said on Friday, adding that the new feature is available as of today. The change only affects the South Korean variant of the company's artificial … Apple iPhone 8 is still [...]

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Seoul: Won, stocks wobble; North Korea, Samsung risks in focus

Seoul: Won, stocks wobble; North Korea, Samsung risks in focus

| February 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

THE BUSINESS TIMES Seoul: Won, stocks wobble; North Korea , Samsung risks in focus THE BUSINESS TIMES [SEOUL] The South Korean won and stocks got off to a shaky start on Monday as worries over North Korea's test launch of a new missile were offset by relief that talks between US President Donald Trump and [...]

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Samsung Electronics to launch web payments service for Android phones in South Korea

Samsung Electronics to launch web payments service for Android phones in South Korea

| February 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Reuters Samsung Electronics to launch web payments service for Android phones in South Korea Reuters SEOUL Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Thursday it will launch a mobile web payments service for all smartphones powered by Google Inc's Android mobile operating system in South Korea in the first quarter. The service, called Samsung [...]

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Tim Cook Leaves Money On the Table to Kick Off Apples 2017

Tim Cook Leaves Money On the Table to Kick Off Apples 2017

| January 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

Fortune Tim Cook Leaves Money On the Table to Kick Off Apple's 2017 Fortune Apple is moving in on Samsung's turf by announcing plans to open its first retail store in South Korea . The store will be located in Seoul and Apple is currently hiring people to work there. Apple plans to invest $1 [...]

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This Chinese Company Is Using Apple Inc. Rivals To Take On The iPhone

This Chinese Company Is Using Apple Inc. Rivals To Take On The iPhone

| January 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

Yahoo Sports This Chinese Company Is Using Apple Inc . Rivals To Take On The iPhone ValueWalk Apple also continues its land grab efforts in the smartphone market. The iPhone maker said recently that it is planning to open a retail store in South Korea . The store will be the first in the country [...]

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