Samsung plots to challenge iPhone
28 October 2018 | 1:41 pm
Samsung is plotting a challenge to Apple's iPhone. It's planning to launch a new flagship 5G smartphone and a flip device for next year. But can it gain dominance against the U.S. tech giant and stay ahead of its Chinese rivals?
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Shyam Kumar, an Indian inventor has designed a gun attachment for Apple's iPhone 4 model which allows the holder to fire it with the press of a button.
1 Aug 2020
For the first time ever, China's electronics giant Huawei sold more smartphones than the South Korea's Samsung in the last quarter, according to an industry tracker. Still, Huawei faces trouble on the global market.
16 Oct 2020
Apple joined the move to 5G on Tuesday, unveiling four new iPhones which use the new standard in what could be a turning point for the high-speed wireless technology.
15 Oct 2020
Apple has unveiled its latest iPhone - the first major redesign of the company's flagship product since 2017. The iPhone 12 will join offerings from rivals in what the industry is hoping will be a spending spree on new phones as next-generation 5G mobile networks are rolled out. Also in today's business round-up, why the United States and the European Union are calling for talks to resolve a long-running trade dispute over subsidies to Airbus and Boeing.
15 Dec 2020
Authorities have vowed to crack down on workers who went on a violent rampage at a Taiwanese-run iPhone factory in southern India over allegations of unpaid wages and exploitation, with 100 people arrested so far. Hundreds of workers rioted at Wistron Infocomm Manufacturing's facility on the outskirts of Bangalore, India's IT hub, on Saturday, with videos of the purported violence showing glass panels smashed with rods and cars flipped on their side.
19 Jan 2021
The prison sentence could severely complicate his succession at the consumer electronics giant. Lee Jae-yong's conviction originally dates back to 2017 and pertains to a bribe to an associate of the former president.
20 Jan 2021
The heir to the Samsung conglomerate is going back to jail and South Korea is again examining the dirty intersection of all-powerful "chaebols" and political leadership.
10 Aug 2021
South Korean authorities have said billionaire Samsung scion Lee Jae-yong will be released this week.
13 Aug 2021
The jailed de facto leader of the giant Samsung group walks free on parole Friday, the latest instance of South Korea's long tradition of freeing business leaders imprisoned for corruption or tax evasion on economic grounds.
12 Sep 2021
The feature had been intended to scan for images of child sexual abuse. But it quickly drew concern over potential misuse as a "backdoor" for hacking and surveillance.
16 Apr 2022
We take a look at a new season of art and exhibitions as Stockholm's "Youseum" offers influencers and selfie enthusiasts a temple for the 21st century's favourite form of self-expression. Meanwhile, a museum in the French city of Rouen says "please do touch the art", as a new show encourages a sensory experience of sculptures on show. Plus, visitors to the Quai Branly in Paris get a chance to plunge themselves into Bamiléké society, with traditional ritual objects and artefacts on display thanks to a Franco-Cameroonian partnership.
9 Sep 2022
California tech giant Apple launched its new iPhone 14 model on Wednesday, featuring emergency satellite communication and improved cameras. It's Apple's latest push to increase its share of the global smartphone market. Plus, we look ahead to the European Central Bank's announced rate hike and British PM Liz Truss's much-awaited plan to deal with soaring energy bills.
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