Gulf Times - Samsung
Samsung faces 'biggest test' with Galaxy S8 launch

Samsung faces 'biggest test' with Galaxy S8 launch

The world's biggest smartphone maker Samsung will unveil its latest flagship, the Galaxy S8, on Wednesday in New York as it seeks to move on from last year's humiliating recall crisis.

Apple to build iPhone in India this year

Apple to build iPhone in India this year

Apple is to start making iPhones in India this year, a local government official said on Friday, as the firm looks to tap a booming middle class as sales in China slow.

Samsung blames Galaxy Note 7 fires on faulty batteries

Samsung blames Galaxy Note 7 fires on faulty batteries

The world's biggest smartphone maker Samsung blamed faulty batteries on Monday for the fires that hit its flagship Galaxy Note 7 device last year, as it sought to draw a line under the humiliating recall.

Korean court rejects arrest warrant for Samsung heir

Korean court rejects arrest warrant for Samsung heir

A South Korean court on Thursday refused to authorise the arrest of the heir to the Samsung business empire, in a setback to prosecutors probing a corruption scandal engulfing President Park Geun-Hye.

 S.Korea probe: Samsung leader named a suspect

S.Korea probe: Samsung leader named a suspect

A South Korean special prosecutor's office will question Samsung Group leader Jay Y. Lee as a suspect in a widening influence-peddling scandal that may force President Park Geun-hye from office.

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.

Hundreds of South Koreans sue Samsung over Galaxy Note7

Hundreds of South Koreans sue Samsung over Galaxy Note7

Hundreds of South Korean Galaxy Note7 owners filed a joint lawsuit Monday against Samsung seeking compensation after the fire-prone smartphone was discontinued, Yonhap news agency reported.

Singapore Airlines bans Galaxy Note 7 on flights

Singapore Airlines bans Galaxy Note 7 on flights

Singapore Airlines said on Saturday it has banned Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 mobile phones from all its flights and any passenger carrying one will not be allowed to board its planes.

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.

Diversion for six hours on Markhiya Street

Diversion for six hours on Markhiya Street

A temporary diversion will be in place on three lanes for the one km distance between Dahl Al Hamam and Lejbailat Junction on Al Markhiya Street starting from Friday midnight to 6 am Saturday.

Samsung sends fireproof packaging for Note 7 returns

Samsung sends fireproof packaging for Note 7 returns

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said it was sending fireproof packaging and gloves to customers who bought the Galaxy Note 7 phone on its website, so they could safely return the devices ...

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.