Samsung embroiled in 'One China' row after K-pop star pulls out

Asia Pacific Aug 14, 2019

Samsung embroiled in 'One China' row after K-pop star pulls out

The world's No. 1 smartphone-maker Samsung Electronics Co. became the latest global brand to face criticism Wednesday for damaging China's "territorial integrity," with a Chinese K-pop star ending an endorsement contract. The row broke out after Chinese viewers noticed that the South Korean tech giant ...

Samsung delays Galaxy Fold phone launch over screen problems

Business / Tech Apr 23, 2019

Samsung delays Galaxy Fold phone launch over screen problems

Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. said it will delay the retail launch of its Galaxy Fold smartphone for an unspecified period of time after reviewers discovered problems with the display, a hit to the reputation of the world's largest handset maker. Last week, reviewers started posting ...

Huawei breaks price ceiling with folding 5G smartphone

Business / Tech Feb 25, 2019

Huawei breaks price ceiling with folding 5G smartphone

Huawei Technologies has unveiled a $2,600 (¥290,000) folding smartphone it says is primed for next-generation 5G mobile connections, even as the United States campaigns to bar the Chinese company from such networks over security concerns. Huawei, the world's second-largest smartphone vendor after Samsung, said Sunday ...