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Samsung warns on possible second quarter of decline

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Tuesday warned that it is now on track to post its second consecutive quarterly decline in profit, as it faces a battle on multiple fronts for its smartphone business.

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Samsung's new Galaxy S5 includes fingerprint sensor and heart rate monitor
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Samsung is going toe-to-toe with Apple by unveiling its new smartphone, the Galaxy S5, which, like Apple’s iPhone 5S, has a built-in sensor allowing users to unlock their phones with a fingerprint scan. Unveiled on Monday at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, the new model also has an improved camera, a bigger screen, and a built-in heart rate monitor to complement three upcoming devices from its Gear Fit fitness range.

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Samsung and Cisco enter patent agreement
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Following the news that Apple is being taken to court over patent infringements, arch rival Samsung and mobile communications firm Cisco, have entered a ten-year agreement to share patents. It follows the news that Samsung and Google entered a similar agreement in January. The agreement will allow both Samsung and Cisco to share patents without the fear of being sued for the next ten years.

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Apple to contest patent infringement in Germany
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Apple has been embroiled in another patent battle regarding the iPhone’s emergency phone-dialling feature, the regional court of Mannheim, Germany said. German-patent holding company IPCom is demanding EUR 1.57 billion in damages from the tech giants. The trial, which involves a dispute over two patents, will start on February 11.

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Carphone Warehouse to run 60 stand-alone Samsung stores
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Europe’s foremost independent mobile phone retailer, Carphone Warehouse, has signed a deal with Korean mobile phone giant Samsung Electronics to operate 60 stand-alone stores across Europe for the retailer. Stores will be rolled out in the next three months across seven European markets, including the UK, Portugal, Sweden, Ireland, Spain, Germany and the Netherlands.

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Google and Samsung look to end "unnecessary patent disputes" with long-term deal
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Samsung Electronics and internet goliath Google have tied up a 10-year global patent deal. The cross-licensing agreement covers patents owned by the companies, as well as any filed in the next ten years. The companies issued a statement shortly after the deal, saying that the agreement “would lead to deeper collaboration on research and development of current and future projects”.

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Alibaba integrates payment system into Chinese micro-blogging site
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Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has agreed to integrate its Alipay payment service into Sina Weibo – a social media microblogging platform. With ‘Weibo Payment’ users can connect their Alipay accounts and buy items without having to log in. Wang Gaofei, the general manager of Sina Weibo, said that the co-existence of the social network – China’s Twitter equivalent – with a convenient in-app payments solution would be a “potent combination” for social e-commerce.

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H&M to launch first-of-its-kind t-commerce campaign during Super Bowl
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Swedish fashion retailer H&M, along with omni-channel advertising firm Delivery Agent, is set to showcase a never-before-seen technology which allows consumers to engage with TV advertising and buy products from the comfort of their own living room. The pioneering t-commerce advert will feature David Beckham’s new Bodywear collection and will feature during the second quarter of the Super Bowl.

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Samsung braces for smartphone profit slump

Samsung is braced for the weakest smartphone profit growth since the Korean electronics behemoth began manufacturing the devices six years ago.

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Purchases made via mobile double on Mega Monday

M-commerce makes major gains as Mega Monday purchases via mobile devices double.

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