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It is finally over — and Apple is the victor to the tune of nearly $120 million. The Supreme Court has declined to hear Samsung’s appeal of a three-year-old patent infringement case in which it was ruled the South Korean firm’s older phones infringed on three key Apple patents. A 2-1 ruling from the U.S. Court of […]

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Samsung is turning up the heat on its digital assistant rivals Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant with the latest version of its own voice assistant: Bixby. Announced at this week’s developer’s conference in San Francisco, Samsung is describing Bixby 2.0 as “a fundamental leap forward for digital assistants and represents another important milestone to transform […]

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Samsung Bixby is finally coming to U.S. users. Bixby, Samsung’s digital assistant, was released today for Galaxy S8 and S8+ users in the U.S. Bixby, which Samsung has described as a rival for Apple’s Siri, Amazon’s Alexa and Microsoft’s Cortana, is available only to U.S. and South Korean users of Samsung’s flagship Smartphones, thus far. […]

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Samsung is behind in its plans to release an English version of its virtual assistant Bixby. The tech titan is struggling with Bixby’s ability to understand the English language, according to The Korea Herald. But that is not Samsung’s only problem. It also has a major data issue hindering Bixby’s deep learning technology. “Developing Bixby in other languages […]

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Samsung wants to make using its Smartphones easier. Enter Bixby, the tech titan’s virtual assistant and a rival for Apple’s Siri, Amazon’s Alexa and Microsoft’s Cortana. Bixby will make its debut on Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy S8. The voice assistant will have its own dedicated button on the side of the upcoming handset. Samsung is describing Bixby as […]

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A number of technology firms whose products were allegedly hacked by the CIA have responded to the data dump by WikiLeaks. The CIA’s hacking tools and what devices have been compromised were detailed in the thousands of documents published by WikiLeaks Tuesday. One allegation was that the agency’s hacking allows it to eavesdrop via the […]

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Samsung and Microsoft have teamed up to produce the Galaxy Book, a two-in-one device designed for mobile customers. The Galaxy Book, introduced Sunday at the Mobile World Congress event in Spain, boasts elements of a tablet and a laptop and was built on the Microsoft Windows 10 platform, offering easy access to the full Microsoft Office experience. […]

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Samsung’s top boss, Jay Y. Lee, has been arrested by South Korean authorities on charges of bribery. A court today ruled South Korea’s special prosecutor had enough evidence to arrest and detain Lee, who took over in September as Samsung’s chief to replace his ailing father. The special prosecutor in the case is accusing Lee of being part of the corruption scandal […]

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The results are in. Samsung on Monday not only released its findings into what made its Galaxy Note 7, the flagship phone it released last fall, overheat and sometimes even smoke or explode, it also announced a number of strict quality assurance protocols to ensure the safety of its future products. The results of Samsung’s investigation placed the […]

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South Korea’s special prosecutor is seeking the arrest of Samsung’s top boss, Jay Y. Lee, in connection with the corruption scandal involving the country’s disgraced president, Park Geun-hy. A hearing has been set for Wednesday at which time the prosecutor will petition the court for an arrest warrant on allegations including bribery and embezzlement. According to a report from Bloomberg, even if the […]

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Samsung’s top boss is a suspect in the corruption scandal that led to talk of impeachment for South Korean President Park Geun-hye, the special prosecutor investigating the matter has announced. Jay Y. Lee, who took over in September as Samsung’s chief, officially replacing his ailing father, will be brought in Thursday for questioning as a bribery suspect, according to a New York […]

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Samsung is doing its best to leave the fiasco that was its Galaxy Note 7 behind it with the launch this spring of its Galaxy S8 device. A report from ET News indicated the South Korean firm is planning an initial order of 10 million of the Smartphones from its suppliers, with manufacturing beginning in March. The launch date […]

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Samsung’s newly-launched Chromebooks have been designed to be more compatible with Android apps installed from the Google Play store. Samsung, which is showcasing its new Chromebook Plus and Chromebook Pro this week at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, said its partnership with Google to design the devices was a bid to bring the best of hardware […]

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The U.S.’s highest court today ruled in favor of Samsung in its long running patent infringement case with U.S. iPhone-maker Apple. The Supreme Court threw out the $399-million penalty an appeals court had handed the South Korean company. The appeals court had ruled the penalty was to compensate Apple for alleged infringement of the California company’s iPhone design. The […]

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