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Samsung and Springer: New partners in mobile media

A new joint venture had been announced Tuesday between Bild tabloid publisher Axel Springer and Korean electronics group Samsung, for mobile media including news.

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StoreDot's $18M funds will be used to develop a five-minute charging of electric cars

StoreDot, the startup company producing nanotech batteries that can charge smartphones in 30 seconds, had acquired $18M funds from Samsung, Norma Investments and Singulariteam, totaling $66M. The new funding will be spent to charge electric cars.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 5 will be available in Q4 in the US

Samsung officially unveiled the Galaxy Note 5 at a press conference in New York. The launching followed five successive falls in the quarterly profits of Samsung Electronics.

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BBM lets Canadian users send and receive money by integrating with PayPal

Digital payment app has become a trend and BlackBerry Messenger now allows its user to send money online by integrating with PayPal.

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McDonald's pulls off another trick: Table service in U.S. and U.K. outlets

McDonald's is reinventing its dining service in one of its restaurants in England and other areas of America. They're providing tablets and kiosk for taking orders, and the meal will be served to customers' table.

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Breaking the glass ceiling in China: How Zhou Qunfei of Lens Technology became the only self-made richest woman in China

Lens Technology is a $7.2B worth glass screen business in China. The company provides glass screens to top labels like Samsung, Windows and Apple and had made a public offer in March. It is owned and founded by Zhou Qunfei, the richest self-made woman in China who used to work as a factory worker.

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Qualcomm slashes jobs and costs, says may split itself

Chipmaker Qualcomm Inc (QCOM.O) said it may break itself up as it delivered its third profit warning this year and announced plans to slash jobs and spending in the face of rising competition.

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Apple takes 92 percent of global smartphone earnings despite selling only 20 percent of total handsets

Apple, Inc. took a 92 percent share of the profits of the entire smartphone industry in the first quarter of 2015. This is despite the fact that Apple's iPhones only accounted for less than 20 percent of all phones sold within that period.

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HTC posts losses for 2nd Quarter 2015; Company stock drops to lowest point as it competes in mid-tier smartphones race

Taiwanese smartphone manufacturer HTC predicts a loss as it released preliminary results for the fiscal second quarter of 2015. The Company's campaign in the mid-tier smartphones competition is considered to be a major factor in their financial distress.

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Samsung partners with Sigfox for Internet of Things

Samsung, the technology giant has announced its undisclosed amount of investment in France-based start up Sigfox, which has recently raised $115 million mega round in venture capital.

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HTC says won't consider merger with Asustek

Last week, Asustek Computer Inc (Asus) chairman Johnny Shih in an internal company meeting had suggested that it may be a possibility to buy Taiwan-based smartphones and tablets manufacturer, HTC. However, HTC came out with its own statement on Monday, saying it will not consider a merger with Asus and also pointed out that no formal or informal talks had ever taken place in connection with the said acquisition.

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Chinese smartphone market, world's largest, shrinks in first-quarter: study

China's smartphone market has reached saturation, according to a new study by industry analyst IDC that carries potentially significant implications for the global handset industry led by giants like Apple Inc (AAPL.O) and Samsung Electronics Co Ltd (005930.KS).

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Samsung Elec overtook Apple as top smartphone maker in first quarter: Strategy Analytics

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd (005930.KS) overtook Apple Inc (AAPL.O) to recapture the title of world's top smartphone maker by volume in the first quarter of 2015, research firm Strategy Analytics said on Wednesday.

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Cost of Galaxy's battle against iPhone on the rise

Samsung Electronics (005930.KS) has pulled out all the stops on its new Galaxy smartphones, but their modest prices compared to the latest iPhones throw an uneasy spotlight on the long-term cost of fighting Apple's (AAPL.O) premium branding.

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China's Huawei shows smartphone credentials with P8 launch

China's Huawei unveiled its flagship P8 and P8 Max smartphones on Wednesday, devices that stack up against the latest models from Samsung and Apple in technical specifications if not marketing budget.

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