Fans of wearable devices said there is a huge market potential for the smartwatch.
Qualcomm and Samsung offered to the public the Toq and Galaxy Gear as an alternative to the smartphone.
Amidst falling revenues and declining stock values, Samsung plans the holding of a strategic conference for its future.
Smartphone accessory makers in China were not too happy about switching their product focus on non-Apple products.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg would lead a project focused on making web access affordable for the 5 billion individuals worldwide who are not online yet.
Samsung Electronics created a stir with Galaxy Gear as its unveiling draws near.
Samsung and Sony would introduce their new devices in September 2013, ahead of Apple's iPhone launch.
Samsung’s smart wristwatch launch next month is expected to set off new battle following wrangles with Apple Inc over smartphones and tablets.
Gartner said during the second quarter, smartphones outsold feature phones for the first time.
Gartner confirmed the latest report from the International Data Corporation and said Android-based devices made up 79% of all the smartphones sold during 2013's second quarter.
A labor rights group reported that the Brazilian government filed a USD108 million lawsuit against Samsung for its labor violations.
Sources said DoCoMo would select from the smartphone models of Fujitsu, Sharp and Sony for the company's major winter product lineup.
Arno Lenior, Samsung Australia's chief marketing officer, said Apple-mocking ad campaigns has worked wonders for Samsung.
According to lawyers and analysts, Samsung could not make the arguments on public policy grounds that Apple used to sway the Obama administration.
Apple Inc won an order versus Samsung that would prohibit the South Korean company from importing, selling and distributing its devices in the US.