BlackBerry uses IBM software to make Samsung tablets spy-proof

Business / Tech Mar 16, 2015

BlackBerry uses IBM software to make Samsung tablets spy-proof

BlackBerry Ltd. introduced a tablet computer aimed at government and corporate customers that it says can let users access consumer applications such as YouTube and WhatsApp while keeping confidential work-related information away from spies and crooks. The SecuTABLET, shown at the CeBIT conference in Hanover, ...

Business / Corporate Nov 18, 2014

Engineer mobility at Samsung is a lesson for troubled Sony

Samsung Electronics Co. is giving Sony Corp. a lesson in quick decision-making by moving engineers from its smartphone unit less than a month after posting a profit slump in the business. Samsung is transferring about 500 workers from mobile phones and allocating them largely to ...

Dividend-challenged Sony contemplates smartphone exit from China

Business Sep 19, 2014

Dividend-challenged Sony contemplates smartphone exit from China

Sony Corp. might sharply downsize its smartphone operations in China because business is unlikely to grow against competition from popular local rivals, company sources said Thursday. Sony, which on Wednesday warned of a bigger loss than previously projected for fiscal 2014 ending March due to ...

Business / Tech Jul 14, 2014

Samsung suspends China supplier following child labor allegations

Samsung Electronics Co., the world's largest smartphone maker, said it suspended a supplier in China after finding evidence of illegal hiring. The supplier will be permanently cut from Samsung's business if it's found to have hired underage workers, the Suwon, South Korea-based company said in ...

Business / Corporate Aug 19, 2013

Samsung, Sony set pre-emptive strikes

Samsung Electronics Co. and Sony Corp. reportedly plan to unveil new devices next month as two of Asia's biggest technology companies try to showcase their products before Apple Inc. releases new iPhones and iPads. Samsung's Galaxy Gear, a wristwatchlike device with features of a smartphone, ...