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Samsung faces legal case over alleged abuses in China

Two French campaign groups filed a legal case against Samsung in France on Thursday over the alleged use of child labor and other abuses in Chinese manufacturing plants working for the electronics giant. Accusing the company of misleading commercial practices, ...

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Samsung overtakes Intel as world's biggest chip maker: study

South Korea’s Samsung has overtaken U.S. rival Intel as the world’s biggest maker of semiconductors as sales in the sector boom, a study published by consultancy Gartner showed on Thursday.  Samsung Electronics “gained the most market share and took the ...

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Samsung may unveil Galaxy S9 early in challenge to iPhone X

MANILA – Samsung Electronics will move up the unveiling of its Galaxy S9 and S9+ phones in 2018 compared to previous years, presenting a new challenger to chief rival Apple’s iPhone X, according to two reports. The S9 and S9+ ...

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Samsung Electronics CEO resigns, even as record profits expected

Kwon Oh-Hyun, co-chief executive officer of Samsung Electronics Co., speaks during the company’s annual general meeting at the Seocho office building in Seoul, South Korea, March 24, 2017. Reuters file photo The CEO of Samsung Electronics Kwon Oh-Hyun resigned Friday, ...

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Jailed Samsung heir appeals against conviction

Lee Jae-Yong, vice-chairman of Samsung Electronics, is escorted by prison guards in Seoul on August 2, 2017. Jung Yeon-Je, AFP SEOUL – Lawyers for the jailed heir to the Samsung empire filed an appeal against his conviction on Monday as ...

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Samsung unveils new Galaxy Note 8

New Galaxy Note 8 smartphones are displayed during the company’s launch event in New York City, on Wednesday. Brendan McDermid, Reuters Samsung on Wednesday unveiled a new model of its Galaxy Note as it seeks to leave behind the debacle ...

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Samsung scion fights back tears as prosecutors seek 12 years' jail

Lee Jay-yong, vice chairman of Samsung arrives for his trial in Seoul, South Korea August 7, 2017. Ahn Young-joon, Reuters Pool SEOUL – Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Jay Y. Lee fought back tears and denied wrongdoing on Monday as prosecutors ...

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Samsung facing growing threats despite record profits

SEOUL – Sprawling South Korean conglomerate Samsung Electronics has recovered from a humiliating recall fiasco and the arrest of its de facto leader with remarkable speed, analysts said, after the tech giant stunned investors with record-breaking profits. But the world’s ...

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Samsung confirms launch of refurbished Galaxy Note 7s

A woman talking on her mobile phone walks past an advertisement promoting Samsung Electronics’ Galaxy Note 7 at company’s headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, October 11, 2016. Kim Hong-Ji, Reuters SEOUL – Samsung Electronics said Sunday it would start selling ...

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Samsung faces 'biggest test' with Galaxy S8 launch

SEOUL – The world’s biggest smartphone maker Samsung will unveil its latest flagship, the Galaxy S8, on Wednesday in New York as it seeks to move on from last year’s humiliating recall crisis. Samsung Electronics was forced to discontinue the ...

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