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Samsung Buys Mobile Payments Startup to Take on Apple Pay
Digital Wallets

Samsung Buys Mobile Payments Startup to Take on Apple Pay

The South Korean tech giant has agreed to buy LoopPay, a mobile wallet service.
Jason Fell
Apple Scores Patent For Virtual Reality Headset
Apple

Apple Scores Patent For Virtual Reality Headset

The global tech titan's patented design would put your iPhone directly in front of your eyes -- and perhaps eventually position Apple at the front of the virtual reality race.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Samsung Wants to Make Wireless Charging Mainstream With Latest Flagship Phone
Smartphones

Samsung Wants to Make Wireless Charging Mainstream With Latest Flagship Phone

Days ahead of the release its Galaxy S6, the Korean tech giant teased that 2015 would be a landmark year for the technology.
Geoff Weiss
Samsung Plans to Use Cash Pile to Fund Growth, Acquisitions
Samsung

Samsung Plans to Use Cash Pile to Fund Growth, Acquisitions

'Our primary objective is growth and that is what we are communicating to our shareholders.'
Smartphone Theft Drops in London, Two U.S. Cities as Anti-Theft Kill Switches Installed
Smartphones

Smartphone Theft Drops in London, Two U.S. Cities as Anti-Theft Kill Switches Installed

So far, Apple, Samsung and Google have implemented kill switches on their smartphone devices.
Watch What You Say Around Your TV, Samsung Warns
Smart devices

Watch What You Say Around Your TV, Samsung Warns

To be fair, the company -- and George Orwell -- did warn us.
Carly Okyle
Why Your Emoji Habits Could Cost You
Mobile

Why Your Emoji Habits Could Cost You

Emoji use on older Samsung phones could account for mysterious phone bill charges.
Nina Zipkin
SEC Probes Suspicious BlackBerry Trading
SEC

SEC Probes Suspicious BlackBerry Trading

A spike in trading in BlackBerry options took place hours before Reuters reported that Samsung was in talks to buy the Canadian smartphone maker.
Samsung Names New Mobile Marketing Chief Ahead of Galaxy S Launch
Samsung

Samsung Names New Mobile Marketing Chief Ahead of Galaxy S Launch

The South Korean tech company's current smartphone marketing leader is stepping down.
Apple vs. Samsung: Who's the Ultimate Winner?
Competition

Apple vs. Samsung: Who's the Ultimate Winner?

Apple has tied with Samsung to become the No. 1 smartphone vendor in the world.
Arjun Kharpal
Apple to Samsung: Hey, Nice Chips
iPhone

Apple to Samsung: Hey, Nice Chips

The South Korean tech company reportedly will be the main supplier of processors powering the next iPhone.
BlackBerry Shares Drop After Denying Talks of $7.5 Billion Samsung Acquisition
Mergers and Acquisitions

BlackBerry Shares Drop After Denying Talks of $7.5 Billion Samsung Acquisition

The rumored buyout is said to be a bid for BlackBerry's valuable trove of patents.
Geoff Weiss
Hungry for Patents, Samsung Approaches BlackBerry About a Buyout
Acquisitions

Hungry for Patents, Samsung Approaches BlackBerry About a Buyout

The South Korean tech company could be offering $7.5 billion.
Samsung Finally Has a Phone That Runs Its Own Operating System
Samsung

Samsung Finally Has a Phone That Runs Its Own Operating System

But the Z1's launch is a far cry from what the company originally intended.
Geoffrey Smith