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Samsung Galaxy S8 phones launched in Qatar

Samsung Galaxy S8 phones launched in Qatar

Samsung Gulf Electronics has launched the Galaxy S8 and S8+ in Qatar. A special event on Monday evening marked the launch of the new smartphones.

Samsung reports strong initial demand for new smartphone

Samsung reports strong initial demand for new smartphone

Pre-orders for Samsung Electronics Co Ltd's flagship Galaxy S8 smartphone have exceeded those of its predecessor S7, the firm's mobile chief said on Thursday.

Samsung unveils Galaxy S8 with virtual assistant

Samsung unveils Galaxy S8 with virtual assistant

Samsung on Wednesday unveiled its new Galaxy S8 smartphones, incorporating its virtual assistant Bixby, as the market leader seeks to rebound from a chaotic handset recall and a corruption scandal.

QNB names winners of raffle draw

QNB names winners of raffle draw

QNB has announced 16 smartphone winners after the end of the first phase of a campaign to encourage customers to take advantage of its Internet and mobile banking services.

Britain reopens privacy debate, presses tech firms

Britain reopens privacy debate, presses tech firms

British officials have demanded tech firms do much more to give police access to smartphone communications following last week's Westminster attack, just months after new laws gave security services broader powers.

Samsung chief arrested as South Korean probe deepens

Samsung chief arrested as South Korean probe deepens

Samsung Group chief Jay Y. Lee was arrested early on Friday over his alleged role in a corruption scandal rocking the highest levels of power in South Korea.

Hamas 'honey trap' dupes Israeli soldiers

Hamas 'honey trap' dupes Israeli soldiers

The smartphones of dozens of Israeli soldiers were hacked by Hamas militants pretending to be attractive young women online, an Israeli military official said on Wednesday.

Samsung launches first brand shop at Mall of Qatar

Samsung launches first brand shop at Mall of Qatar

Samsung has opened its first brand shop at the newly opened Mall of Qatar, offering extensive products including smartphones, tablets, accessories, wearables, smart TVs, home appliances, printers and monitors.

Air freight demand grows fastest in 18 months: IATA

Air freight demand grows fastest in 18 months: IATA

Demand for air freight rose 8.2% in October, the fastest rate of growth in 18 months and raising expectations for the usually busy end of the year, the International Air Transport Association said on Wednesday.

Galileo satellites rocket into space

Galileo satellites rocket into space

Four Galileo satellites were sent into orbit on the Ariane 5 rocket from French Guiana on Thursday and will soon be detectable by European smartphones.

Swap or cash? Final choice for Note 7 owners

Swap or cash? Final choice for Note 7 owners

South Koreans returned their discontinued Samsung Note 7 smartphones on Thursday, with the beleaguered electronics giant offering swap incentives in the hope of retaining customer loyalty after a damaging recall fiasco.

Britain's Royal Mail bans delivery of Galaxy Note 7

Britain's Royal Mail bans delivery of Galaxy Note 7

Royal Mail Plc, operator of Britain's main postal service, has banned the delivery of Samsung Electronics Co's Galaxy Note 7 smartphones through its network for safety reasons.