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Samsung Electronics has begun producing contract chips using its 14-nanometre FinFET process for an unspecified client, a top executive has said.
Chinese smartphone manufacturers have surpassed their South Korean counterparts in combined global market share in smartphones.
Samsung last week began rolling out the newest version of Android for its flagship phone in South Korea.
Pyongyang has said it was not involved in the hack on Sony Pictures, but has nevertheless endorsed the actions of what it called 'supporters and sympathisers'.
Employees and executives of Pantech, the third-largest handset maker of South Korea, are to return 20 percent of their wages from December to March as part of the company's effort to improve liquidity amid its debt problems and search for buyers.
Samsung Group's mobile chief and co-CEO Jong-Kyun Shin has held onto his post in the tech giant's latest executive reshuffle, reports ZDNet Korea's Cho Mu-hyun.
LG Electronics, South Korea's second-largest handset maker, has appointed a new executive to lead its mobile business to expand its current successes next year globally.
Samsung Group is to sell its defence and military affiliates for almost $2 billion to compatriot Hanwha, a financial and defence conglomerate, as part of its group-wide restructuring plan to streamline businesses, reports ZDNet Korea.
The first attempt to auction off the debt-ridden South Korean phone maker Pantech has failed, as no buyers applied.
Increased contract chip fabrication, investing in Silicon Valley startups, and continuing its massive research and development injections are three reasons why Samsung will not disappear quietly into the night.
Samsung Electronics will launch a flexible display for handsets and release 25 to 30 percent less handset models next year while strengthening its low- to mid-end line-up, a senior executive said during an investors forum.
Mobile healthcare and B2B are two crucial areas that will fuel Samsung's future growth, the company says.
Samsung SDS, the IT service affiliate of Samsung Group, has doubled its IPO price on its market debut, reports ZDNet Korea's Cho Mu-hyun.
Samsung is pulling out of the e-book business in South Korea after previously ending Samsung Books abroad, reports ZDNet Korea’s Jaehwan Cho.
The launch of the iPhone 6 and a growing SSD market has significantly boosted Samsung Electronics' NAND flash revenues, a research report has showed.
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- 3 IBM’s Korean office shakes up workforce in difficult times
- 4 China eyes Internet governance collaboration with South Korea
- 5 Korean phone maker Pantech aims to differentiate from Apple