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Samsung delays launch of Tizen smartphone

The phone running an alternative to Android was set to debut in Russia

Forget your appointment's number? Text your phone

You need the phone number of your next appointment, but you don't have your phone? Just send it a text.

Samsung's profits soar from holiday sales of phones and TVs

Samsung Electronics posted record profits during the holiday shopping season, on strong sales of mobile phones and TVs from its premium to low-end lineups.

Samsung says profit likely doubled on phone, chip sales

Samsung Electronics said its operating profit nearly doubled in the fourth quarter, on strong sales of high-end smartphones and the growth of its processor business for mobile devices.

Ahead of CES, Samsung reveals an upgrade kit for its smart TVs

Samsung has introduced a hardware upgrade kit for its smart TVs released in 2012, just a week before it is expected to unveil a new smart TV at the International Consumer Electronics show in Las Vegas.

Samsung seeks a ban on sales of Ericsson products in the US

Samsung Electronics is seeking to ban imports and sales of certain Ericsson products in the U.S., alleging that they infringe its patents. The move follows a similar one by Ericsson to ban some Samsung products there.

Microsoft app store closes to minors in South Korea

Microsoft has locked minors out of its mobile app store in South Korea since last month.

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Samsung won't follow HTC's lead, settle Apple patent dispute

Samsung Electronics said Wednesday it has no plan to settle its ongoing patent disputes with Apple

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Game makers turn smartphones into consoles

Independent game makers are stretching smartphones to new limits, using their built-in sensors to create Wii-like games that can be played using mobile devices instead of a console.

Samsung doubles profits, but bill for legal loss awaits

Samsung Electronics said stronger-than-expected sales of its Galaxy smartphones sent operating profits up 90 percent in the latest quarter, but analysts warned its results could take a hit in the coming months as it books legal damages owed to Apple.

Samsung kicks off global Galaxy Note II rollout

Facing stiff competition but aiming for aggressive sales goals, Samsung Electronics Wednesday in Korea released the Galaxy Note 2, its new smartphone-tablet hybrid, and said it will follow up with international launches over the next month.

Samsung Says Game Not Over, Korean Analysts Predict Bounceback

In a blog post Monday, the electronics giant said it had hoped to reach a settlement with Apple.

South Korean Court Rules That Both Apple and Samsung Infringed Patents

A court in South Korea ordered temporary injunction on sales of some Apple and Samsung devices, saying both were in violation.

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