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Samsung is preparing more foldable smartphone models

Samsung is preparing more foldable smartphone models

Samsung Electronics Co is working on a pair of new foldable smartphones to follow its Galaxy Fold, seeking to seize an early lead in new market segment.

Nokia flagship smartphone has 5 cameras, but doesn’t bend

Nokia flagship smartphone has 5 cameras, but doesn’t bend

Technology companies like Huawei Technologies Co and Samsung Electronics Co think the way to take on a stagnating smartphone market is to build devices that fold in half.

Samsung launches folding smartphone, first 5G handset

Samsung launches folding smartphone, first 5G handset

Samsung on Wednesday unveiled a smartphone that folds open to be a tablet, becoming the first major manufacturer to offer the feature as it strives to stoke excitement in a slumping market.

New iPhones seek momentum in sputtering smartphone market

New iPhones seek momentum in sputtering smartphone market

Apple has remained mum about revelations planned for Wednesday's event at its spaceship campus in Silicon Valley.

Apple expected to unveil new iPhones on September 12

Apple expected to unveil new iPhones on September 12

Apple offered scant clues to what it has in store for the presentation to take place in the Steve Jobs Theater at its spaceship campus in the Silicon Valley city of Cupertino.

Huawei overtakes Apple as world No. 2 smartphone seller

Huawei overtakes Apple as world No. 2 smartphone seller

China's Huawei Technologies overtook Apple Inc to become the world's second-biggest smartphone seller in the June quarter, data from market research firms showed ...

India arrests 15 over latest 'child abduction' lynchings

India arrests 15 over latest 'child abduction' lynchings

Indian police have arrested 15 men after the latest in a spate of lynchings incited by rumours spread on WhatsApp of strangers abducting children, an officer said Sunday.

New BlackBerry phone aims to revive faded brand

New BlackBerry phone aims to revive faded brand

The new device, which includes a physical keyboard under a 4.5 inch screen and runs the Android operating system, updates the first BlackBerry Key released last year.

Smartphone market expected to stay cool this year

Smartphone market expected to stay cool this year

An IDC Worldwide Mobile Phone Tracker expected smartphone sales to slip two-tenths of a percent this year to total 1.462 billion in a second straight year of slight decline.

Samsung launches Galaxy S9 with focus on social media

Samsung launches Galaxy S9 with focus on social media

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd unveiled its flagship Galaxy S9 smartphone on Sunday with an emphasis on visual applications for social media, hoping to attract tech-savvy young consumers to weather a market slowdown.

iPhone X pre-order to begin at Ooredoo on Friday

iPhone X pre-order to begin at Ooredoo on Friday

The iPhone X is described as the “future of the smartphone, featuring a revolutionary new design with a stunning all-screen display”.

iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, Apple Watch 3 arrive at Ooredoo on September 30

iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, Apple Watch 3 arrive at Ooredoo on September 30

Ooredoo has announced that it will offer the new-generation iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, and Apple Watch Series 3, a health and fitness companion.