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Samsung unveils world's fastest desktop-oriented NVMe SSD

Samsung has unveiled its next-generation series of M.2 PCIe SSDs. They boast some of the fastest transfer speeds achieved in commercial SSDs. The drives will improve storage performance in new laptops, tablets and desktop computers.

Report: Samsung rushed the Note 7 to market to beat the iPhone 7

Crisis-hit Samsung is replacing over 2 million Galaxy Note 7 smartphones that pose a serious fire risk. According to a report today, Samsung rushed the device's development so it could launch before Apple's iPhone 7, leading to poor quality control.

Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 recall finally official in the U.S.

Samsung has announced a recall of one million Galaxy Note 7 handsets sold in the U.S. It comes a month after the first reports of battery explosions and follows an earlier voluntary recall. Samsung advised customers to immediately stop using the device.

Samsung to cap Note 7's battery capacity at 60 percent

Samsung has announced it is developing a software update for its recalled Galaxy Note 7 smartphone that will cap the device's battery capacity at 60 percent. The company hopes it will stop the recent deluge of battery explosions caused by overheating.

Another Galaxy Note 7 explodes, injuring a six-year-old

A Samsung Galaxy Note 7 has reportedly exploded in the hands of a six-year-old boy in New York. The boy is said to have been using the phone to watch videos when the battery caught fire. Samsung is urging all Note 7 owners to return their device.

HP to buy Samsung's printer business for $1.05 billion

HP has announced it is buying Samsung's printer business in a deal valued at over $1 billion. The U.S. computing giant will use Samsung's printers and copiers to drive innovation in the stagnant industry and increase its own market share in Asian markets.

Samsung Canada partners with Health Canada in Galaxy Note7 recall

The recall of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is underway and the company is working with Health Canada to achieve it in that country, Samsung Canada announced this weekend. The phone could potentially catch fire.

Etihad airline bans use of Samsung 'exploding' mobiles

Abu Dhabi - Etihad Airways said Friday it has temporarily banned the use of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones on board its flights following reports of explosions from faulty batteries in some handsets.

US warns against using Samsung Galaxy Note 7 on planes

Washington - The US Federal Aviation Administration strongly urged passengers not to turn on or charge Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones on aircraft following recent reports of explosions from faulty batteries.

Qantas, Virgin Australia ground Samsung Note 7 after recall

Sydney - Australian carriers Qantas and Virgin Australia told customers on Thursday not to use or charge Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 during flights after faulty batteries in the new smartphone caused some handsets to explode.

Explosive batteries prompt Samsung Note 7 recall in Canada, U.S.

Samsung has suspended sales of its new premium flagship Galaxy Note 7 smartphones in Canada, the United States, South Korea and seven other countries following reports that some of their batteries caught fire or exploded.

Samsung's new smartwatch has a bigger display and built-in 4G

Samsung has announced a new smartwatch, the Gear S3, at the IFA technology show in Berlin, Germany. The Gear S3 differs from its predecessors by adding 4G connectivity, a larger display and longer-lasting battery. It comes as smartwatch sales decline.

Samsung Pay sees almost 100m transactions in its first year

Samsung Pay, the South Korean tech giant's mobile payments service, has just reached its one year anniversary. The service has proved to be popular with consumers in the US and Korea and is already very close to passing the 100 million transactions mark.

Samsung's Z2 is a low-cost 4G smartphone running Tizen

Samsung has officially announced the Z2, a budget smartphone aimed at the Indian market. To cut costs down, Samsung has used its own Tizen operating system instead of Android. The Z2 is the first Tizen phone to include 4G cellular connectivity.

Samsung planning to copy Apple and sell refurbished smartphones

Samsung reportedly intends to launch a program selling refurbished, used versions of its smartphones next year. It will use it to sustain its income, selling refurbished phones at a discount to emerging markets. Apple already has a similar program.

Samsung debuts new Gear VR offering greater wearer immersion

Samsung has debuted a new version of its Gear VR mobile virtual reality headset. It has a wider field of view than the outgoing model, allowing for a greater sense of immersion in VR content. The controls have also been revised and a darker finish added.

Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 adds an iris scanner and improved S Pen

Samsung has officially announced the Galaxy Note 7, an "intelligent smartphone that thinks big." The Note 7 is a flagship phone for power users, featuring high-end performance, waterproofing and a revised version of Samsung's unique S Pen stylus.

Samsung files case against Huawei for patent infringement

Samsung Electronics has hit back at rival Huawei, filing a patent infringement case against the Chinese electronics company in a move seen to worsen the two firms’ rivalry.

Samsung insists the Galaxy S7 Active is actually water resistant

Samsung has found itself in a spot of hot water after two of its Galaxy S7 Active rugged smartphones failed Consumer Reports' water immersion test. It has made an official response to the findings, insisting the handsets do meet the required standard.

Samsung refreshes Galaxy phones for India, adds a worse display

Samsung has announced new versions of its India-exclusive Galaxy On5 and Galaxy On7 Android smartphones. The budget-oriented devices are designed to appeal to the masses in one of the world's largest emerging digital markets.

Samsung unveils the world's largest consumer SSD

Samsung has announced the world's highest-capacity 2.5-inch SSD designed for the consumer market. The drive can store up to 4TB of data, the same as a high-end hard drive, while outperforming mechanical disks on every metric and using less power.

Forget microSD — Something far better has finally arrived

Samsung has announced the world's first UFS removable memory cards for mobile devices, available in capacities up to 256 gigabytes. UFS is the replacement for the ubiquitous microSD used by current smartphones and offers huge performance improvements.

Samsung unveils a limited edition Olympic-themed Galaxy S7 edge

Samsung has announced a special and highly limited edition version of the Galaxy S7 edge, its current flagship smartphone. The handset has been built in celebration of the Rio 2016 Olympic games and will be handed out to participating Olympians.

Samsung might be building a new VR headset for the Galaxy Note 7

As excitement builds for Samsung's upcoming Galaxy Note 7 phablet, rumours suggest the company is working on an updated Gear VR headset to accompany the new phone. The revised model will use a USB-C port and may have some new features.

Leak reveals Samsung's powerhouse Galaxy Note 7 phablet in full

Ahead of its release this summer, a leak has revealed the complete design of Samsung's upcoming Galaxy Note 7 phablet. The next-generation version of the stylus-touting power-user friendly device has a few major changes over the Note 5.

Samsung beats Apple to remain Asia’s number one brand

Seoul - South Korea’s Samsung has retained its position as the number one brand in Asia, beating Apple, its main rival in the mobile phone business, according to a survey.

Samsung may adopt Tizen over Android for next-gen smartphones

Samsung is considering using its Tizen operating system in "all" its future products, according to a new report. It would see new Samsung products favour Tizen above rivals. The company is said to be uneasy about its strong reliance on Google's Android.

Samsung preparing two folding smartphones for February launch

Samsung is known to be working on bendable displays that could be used on future smartphones. According to a new report, the company will finally launch the first devices to use the technology at the MWC tech fair next February.

Samsung patents smartwatch that projects display onto your hand

Samsung has developed a concept smartwatch that projects an image of its display onto the wearer's hand. The idea increases the size of the display, letting developers create more complex apps and allowing users to type with more precision.

Samsung's crazy touchscreen smart fridge launches for $5,600

Three months after announcing it at CES 2016, Samsung has officially launched its new Family Hub fridge. The smart appliance features a huge 21.5-inch touchscreen that dominates the front fascia. It pairs with a mobile app for control from the Internet.
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