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Samsung to update software over 'red screen' smartphone

Samsung to update software over 'red screen' smartphone

Electronics giant Samsung will this week offer an unusually early software update for its newly-released Galaxy S8 phone, it said Monday after some consumers complained of red-tinted screens.

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 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.

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.