Sunday, April 30, 2017

Samsung Electronics

In this Dec. 12, 2013 file photo, a man with a mobile phone walks by the Samsung Electronics logos at its headquarters in Seoul, South Korea. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File)

BY YOUKYUNG LEE SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics said Thursday its first-quarter profit surged to the highest level in more than three years as its semiconductor division posted the highest income in the company’s history. The South Korean ...
A woman walks by Samsung Electronics TV at its shop in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, April 7, 2017. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

BY YOUKYUNG LEE SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics said Friday its first-quarter profit jumped 48 percent, a better-than-expected result that analysts believed to be driven by strong smartphone components. The quarterly earnings preview show that how Samsung’s business ...
Attendees check the new Nokia 5 smartphone, during a Nokia presentation ahead of Monday's opening of the Mobile World Congress wireless show in Barcelona, Spain, Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)

BY ANICK JESDANUN NEW YORK (AP) — Samsung’s product showcase Sunday is notable for what’s missing: a new flagship phone. Instead, Samsung is spotlighting new Android and Windows tablets after delaying the Galaxy S8 smartphone — an indirect casualty of ...
Lee Jae-yong, center, vice chairman of Samsung Electronics Co., leaves after attending a hearing at the Seoul Central District Court in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017. (Choi Jae-koo/Yonhap via AP)

BY YOUKYUNG LEE SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea was taken by surprise Friday with the arrest of the scion of the country’s richest family and de-facto leader at Samsung over his alleged involvement in a massive corruption scandal ...
Lee Jae-yong, the vice chairman of Samsung Electronics, gets into a car to leaves the office of the independent counsel in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017. (Lee Sang-hack/Yonhap via AP)

BY YOUKYUNG LEE SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean prosecutors are attempting for a second time to arrest Samsung’s de facto leader, who faces bribery allegations in connection with a massive political scandal. Special prosecutors investigating the influence-peddling scandal ...
In this Sept. 2, 2016 file photo, a Samsung Electronics' Galaxy Note 7 smartphone is displayed at the headquarters of South Korean mobile carrier KT in Seoul, South Korea. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File)

BY YOUKYUNG LEE SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung says a thorough investigation into the fire-prone Galaxy Note 7 phone has confirmed widely held suspicions that its batteries were to blame, marking a first but important step toward restoring consumer ...
In this Jan. 12, 2017 fie photo, Lee Jae-yong, center, vice chairman of Samsung Electronics, arrives to be questioned as a suspect in bribery case in the massive influence-peddling scandal that led to the president's impeachment at the office of the independent counsel in Seoul, South Korea. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, Pool, File)

BY YOUKYUNG LEE SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — In a departure from the leniency typically given South Korean big businesses, prosecutors on Monday requested the arrest of the de facto head of Samsung Electronics, the country’s most valuable company, in ...
In this Dec. 12, 2013 file photo, a man passes by the Samsung Electronics Co. logos at its headquarters in Seoul, South Korea. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File)

BY SAM HANANEL WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court unanimously sided with smartphone maker Samsung on Tuesday in its high-profile patent dispute with Apple over design of the iPhone. The justices said Samsung may not be required to pay all ...
In this Dec. 12, 2013 file photo, a man with a mobile phone walks by the Samsung Electronics logos at its headquarters in Seoul, South Korea. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File)

BY YOUKYUNG LEE SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics said Monday it has agreed to acquire auto-systems maker Harman for $8 billion as the South Korean giant eyes the growing market for connected cars. Samsung will pay $112.00 per ...
In this Oct. 10, 2016 file photo, a man passes by Samsung Electronics Galaxy Note 7 smartphones at the company's shop in Seoul, South Korea. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

BY YOUKYUNG LEE SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics said Sunday it will offer an artificial intelligence assistant service in the upcoming flagship smartphone, as the South Korean firm seeks recovery from its global smartphone recalls. The Galaxy S8 ...
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