FILE PHOTO: The logo of Samsung Electronics is seen at its store in Seoul

Samsung celebrates 10-years of innovation with Galaxy S10

Samsung has celebrated a decade since the launch of the first Galaxy S. This is just as the global company introduced a new line of premium smartphones: Galaxy S10. With three unique devices, the Galaxy S10 line is engineered to meet the distinct needs of today’s smartphone market, so consumers can do more of what […]

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One Of The Beneficiaries Of The Training And One Of The First Certified Female International Welding Specialists In Nigeria, Chinonye Okonkwo

Samsung transforming Nigerian content in oil, gas, trains female welders

In line with its belief that the future of Nigeria should be in Nigerian hands, Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) has set a new record on Nigerian Content in the oil and gas industry as it has trained another batch of internationally-certified female welders. Speaking to journalists, one of the beneficiaries of the training and one […]

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Samsung logo as seen during Galaxy Note 8 consumer launch event in Jakarta

Samsung eyes business opportunities in Nigeria after egina success

With the successful completion of the Egina Floating Production Storage Offloading (FPSO) unit and the achievement of first oil in the facility, Samsung Heavy Industries, together with partners, could be eyeing other business opportunities in Nigeria. According to a statement by the company, the completion of the largest floating oil platform in the world, Egina, […]

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Why SON sealed Samsung’s office in Lagos

The Standards Organisation of Nigeria on Tuesday sealed the premises of Samsung West Africa in Victoria Island, Lagos, for failure to register some of its products being marketed in Nigeria. Head of Public Relations of SON, Mr Bola Fashina, disclosed this in a statement in Abuja. Fashina said that the action was in accordance with […]

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Standards Organisation of Nigeria, SON

SON seals Samsung’s Lagos office

The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has sealed Samsung Lagos office for non-compliance with regulatory and standard procedures in product quality and standardisation. Its Director-General, Osita Abuloma accused Samsung of refusing to register their products with the agency even after several letters and reminders to that effect but rather continued to import products into the […]

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Samsung investigating Galaxy S8 ‘iris hack’

Samsung Electronics is investigating claims by a German hacking group that it fooled the iris recognition system of the new flagship Galaxy S8 device, the firm said Wednesday. The launch of the Galaxy S8 was a key step for the world’s largest smartphone maker as it sought to move on from last year’s humiliating withdrawal […]

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Samsung Elec forms new division to manufacture chip

Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Friday it has formed a new division within its semiconductor business for contract chip manufacturing as the firm seeks to attract more customers. The new division will be responsible for making mobile processors and other non-memory chips for clients such as Qualcomm Inc and Nvidia Corp, competing […]

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Samsung boss earned $1million in Q4, shows first disclosure

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Friday it paid Vice Chairman Jay Y. Lee, the third-generation leader of Samsung Group, 1.135 billion won ($1.02 million) in the fourth quarter of 2016, disclosing his compensation for the first time. Lee is currently on trial for bribery, embezzlement and other charges amid a corruption scandal that led […]

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Samsung Elec refurbish Galaxy Note 7s, ready to sell

Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Monday it plans to sell refurbished versions of the Galaxy Note 7 smartphones that were pulled from markets due to fire-prone batteries. Samsung said in a statement it will determine in which markets it will sell the refurbished Note 7s after discussions with relevant regulatory authorities and […]

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Outcome of Note 7 probe to be announced late 2016

Samsung SDI, a battery supplier for Samsung Electronics, said on Thursday it expects the two companies to announce late this year the results of their probe into the cause of fires in some of the Galaxy Note 7 smartphones. Analysts said Samsung SDI supplied about 60 percent of the batteries for the Note 7, which […]

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Samsung sees further $3bn profit hit from Note 7 explosion

Samsung on Friday said the crisis over its exploding Note 7 smartphones would cost another $3 billion-plus in lost profit over the next two quarters, but hoped expanded sales of its other flagship handset would help cushion the impact. The profit warning came two days after the South Korean electronics giant slashed its operating profit […]

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Apple, Samsung clash in top US court patent battle

The epic patent clash between Apple and Samsung went before the US Supreme Court on Tuesday, as the smartphone giants debated the value of design in a case with major implications for the technology sector. The eight justices on the top court appeared divided on how to resolve the complex dispute over damages the South […]

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