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Samsung Launches First 5G Folding Smartphone

Samsung has unveiled Galaxy Fold, a phone that opens into a tablet. The high-end smartphone features the world’s first 7.3-inch Infinity Flex Display, which folds into a compact device with a cover display. Galaxy Fold offers a powerful new way to multitask, watch videos, play games, and more. The Galaxy Fold launched on Wednesday in San Francisco, also breaks new ground, with $1,980, as it cost price. The South Korean tech giant, however, promises to give its users the best of both worlds with galaxy fold.…

Spotify Partners With Samsung To Fight Off Apple Music

Spotify Technology SA has signed a deal with the world’s biggest smartphone maker, Samsung Electronics Co. The move, seen by many as Spotify’s bid to fight off competition from Apple Music, will see the music streaming service integrated into Samsung phones, Samsung’s smart TVs and speakers. The company made the at an event in New York on Thursday. According to Bloomberg, the deal sent Spotify shares up as much as 5.2 percent to $188 on Thursday, the biggest intraday gain in two weeks. The shares are up more than 40…

Samsung To Pay Apple $539m For Infringing Patent Design

A US court has ordered South Korea's Samsung Electronics pay $539m (£403m) in damages for copying features of Apple's original iPhone. The jury's decision is the latest step in a long-running legal battle between the world's top smartphone makers. It began in 2011 when Apple argued Samsung had infringed on some patents. Apple was awarded $1.05bn in damages a year later but the rivals have fought over the final amount ever since. In the latest court ruling, most of the damages payment - $533.3m - was awarded for…

Daddy Freeze On Fire For Receiving Gifts From Online Church Members

Daddy Freez is being criticised on Instagram for receiving gifts from his online church members after he preached against it. Recall that Daddy Freeze has previously slammed many ‘men of God’ for receiving gifts, tithes and first fruit from their members. He posted on his social media page after he received an iPhone X from a church member and he is also expecting a laptop from Nigerian singer Reekado Banks. He said: After my Samsung phone started swelling and heating up from what I presume was a factory error (many…

South Korea Court Sentences Former President To 24-years In Prison For Corruption

A South Korean court on Friday sentenced the impeached President Park Geun-hye to 24 years in jail with a fine of 18 billion won (17 million U.S. dollars) for corruption. The court found Park guilty of bribery over a scandal that exposed webs of corruption between political leaders and the country’s conglomerates. The court ruled that Park colluded with her old friend, Choi Soon-sil, to receive tens of billions of won from major conglomerates such as Samsung and Lotte to help Choi’s family and fund non-profit…

Banky W Becomes Uber Nigeria’s First Ambassador

Olubankole Wellington, popularly known with the stage name Banky W, and tagged in movies as Banky Wellington, has been unveiled as the first brand ambassador of Uber Nigeria The Nigerian singer, rapper and actor disclosed this on Instagram as he encouraged car owners, to use the service as a way to help more people around them and also earn money as well. One of my favourite quotes is the one that says: "Give a man a fish, and you feed him for a meal. Teach a man to fish and you've fed him for life." I believe…

Samsung Galaxy S9, S9 Plus Hit Market

Samsung has on February 25, 2018, unveiled its latest Galaxy S9 and S9 plus smartphones at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, as they revealed that it will make a giant step into the technological market soon. The new smartphones take the same general design as the Galaxy S8 devices, with slightly slimmer bezels on the top and bottom accompanied with the new dual-lens camera, stereo speakers, and AR-powered emoji. The new S9 devices is the first Samsung’s Galaxy smartphones to come with stereo speakers. In…

Samsung CEO Kwon Oh-Hyun Resigns

Kwon Oh-Hyun, the CEO of Samsung Electronics resigned Friday, saying the South Korean tech giant was facing an “unprecedented crisis”, even as it flagged record third-quarter profits. His resignation comes as the company struggles to overcome a bribery scandal that sent Lee Jae-Yong, its de-facto head and heir to the Samsung empire, to jail. “As we are confronted with unprecedented crisis inside out, I believe that time has now come for the company (to) start anew, with a new spirit and young leadership to better…

Samsung Tops Apple As World’s Largest Phone Maker

Samsung Electronics is now the world’s largest maker of mobile phones, memory chips and most profitable tech firm, going by its record quarterly earnings released today, The figures show that the South Korean tech giant is on course to overtake Apple as the world’s most profitable tech. The firm said huge sales of its new Galaxy S8 smartphone and demand for its memory chips were behind the jump in April-June and predicted another blockbuster report for the current quarter to September. It said operating profit…

Bribery: Samsung Boss To Face Trial

The heir to the Samsung empire, Lee Jae-Yong and four other top executives were indicted Tuesday on multiple charges including bribery and embezzlement, South Korean prosecutors said in the latest blow to the world’s biggest smartphone maker.
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