Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Samsung Electronics

In this Wednesday, July 26, 2017 photo, people pass by Samsung Electronics shop in Seoul, South Korea.

BY YOUKYUNG LEE SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — No leader and scorched Note 7 smartphones? No problem. After a tumultuous year of surreal corruption scandals involving exotic horses and the jailed billionaire scion and one of the most embarrassing recalls ...
Visitors past by a Samsung Electronics shop in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, July 7, 2017.

BY YOUKYUNG LEE SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics is on a roll thanks to booming sales of memory chips required by the increasingly data-based economy. The company, the world’s largest supplier of memory chips, said Friday that its ...
Returned boxes of Samsung Electronics' Galaxy Note 7 smartphones are placed at a shop of South Korean mobile carrier in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016.

BY YOUKYUNG LEE SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics said Sunday its recalled Galaxy Note 7 phones will be recycled and sold starting this week in South Korea. The Galaxy Note FE phone, using unused parts in the recalled ...
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 ...
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