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Samsung creeps in on Apple’s share of smartphone market Friday, 26th April 2013
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd managed to move in on rival Apple Inc.’s market share in the latest quarter, as sales of its phones rose to account for one third of the global market. Research from IDC found sales of the iPhone 5 helped Apple’s volumes grow 6.6 per cent to 37.4 million phones in the quarter from a year before, but it wasn’t enough to stop its share of the market falling to 17.3 per cent from 23 per cent.
Samsung reveals the Galaxy S4 at conference in Manhattan Friday, 15th March 2013
Samsung revealed its latest smartphone model, the Galaxy S4 at a conference in Manhattan last night. The new phone is expected to be on sale before the end of April and will be sold in 155 countries. It is the fourth device to be developed as part of the Galaxy S brand which debuted in 2010. The exact release date of the device and its launch price were not announced at the event.
UK High Court dismisses Samsung's patent infringement claim against Apple Friday, 8th March 2013
The UK High Court has dismissed a claim from Samsung that Apple Inc infringed several of Samsung’s patents with its use of 3G networks, the latest of a long series of court battles between the two leading phone manufacturers. Although it was Samsung who filed this particular suit, it was Apple who began the first of the many court cases which the two companies have been involved in, after they accused Samsung of infringing on their intellectual property.
Low demand forces Apple to cut its orders for iPhone components Monday, 14th January 2013
Photo credit: Apple Inc Apple Inc has greatly reduced its orders of iPhone components, a move which suggests that sales of the iPhone 5 have failed to meet expectations since its launch last September and that Apple is struggling to compete with its rivals in the smartphone market. Apple’s original...
Apple pushes US court for Samsung sales ban Friday, 21st December 2012
Photo credit: Apple Inc. The war of patents rages on as Apple Inc on Thursday urged a US appeals court to reconsider its decision to overturn a pretrial sales ban on Samsung for infringement. Apple Inc is currently battling Samsung Electronics Co in courts across numerous countries, as both tech giants look to stake their claim in the highly competitive world of smartphone development.