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Samsung Picks Texas City for $17 Billion Semiconductor Factory, to Create 2,000+ Jobs

Samsung announced Wednesday that Taylor, Texas has been chosen as the location for a $17 billion advanced chip-manufacturing plant, creating a potential for 2,000 direct high-tech jobs, making this Samsung’s largest investment in the country, and the bi

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Samsung CEO admits pushing Galaxy Fold ‘before it was ready’

The Samsung Galaxy Fold was supposed to change smartphone form factors forever,

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How Amazon, Apple, Google, Microsoft, and Samsung treat your voice data | VentureBeat

Microsoft, Apple, Samsung, Amazon, and Google traffic in lots of voice data, but they handle it differently. Here's what you need to know.

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Here’s what Samsung’s whacky folding phone looks like in action

As rumored, Samsung showed off a prototype of a folding display today. Folded, it’s a smartphone. Unfolded, it’s a tablet. Neat! Less neat: the company sort of went out of its way to not really show very much. A prototype was on stage for abou

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Samsung just accidentally posted a video to YouTube that reveals more details about the Galaxy Note 9

Samsung just accidentally leaked details about the Galaxy Note 9, less than a week before it's set to unveil the new phone. Samsung New Zealand uploaded an intro video of the phone to its YouTube page, revealing details about both the phone's d

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Samsung says Israel is in Europe, "Palestine" in the Middle East

Blogging about Israel and the Arab world since, oh, forever.

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Galaxy S9 IRL: What it's like to use Samsung's gorgeous new phones

For 2018, Samsung's new super phones get variable aperture cameras and fix the placement of their fingerprint reader. But they keep a familiar look and feel.

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iPhone 7 Vs Galaxy S8 Review: Should You Upgrade?

Should you upgrade to the Galaxy S8 or iPhone 7? You might be surprised...

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After two weeks with the Galaxy S8, I still think the iPhone 7 Plus is the world’s best phone

It's funny how months of leaks and rumors can paint what appears to be a complete picture of an upcoming smartphone. But then, once the device is finally announced, a different picture forms.

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The Galaxy S8 won’t be able to deal with the iPhone 8’s killer feature – BGR

The Galaxy S8 is supposed to be officially unveiled in just over two weeks, but we already know everything there is to know about it thanks to the plethora of leaks that hit the web recently.

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Samsung, CPSC Recalling 2.8 Million Top-Loading Washing Machines Due to Risk of Explosion

The recall affects 34 of Samsung's top-loading models that were sold from March 2011 to November 2016. ABC News first reported on the risk last month following a year-long investigation into Samsung’s top-loading washing machines. “All of the sud

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Samsung Galaxy Note 7 crisis deepens. Is it ‘done for’? - The Washington Post

At least eight cases of fires in the phones Samsung issued to replace earlier models have been reported, according to Korea's Yonhap News Agency.

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It looks like Samsung's crazy folding smartphone is actually happening

The foldable smartphone that Samsung's been working on for the last few years could become a reality soon.

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Which One Is More Secure: Android or iOS?

In addition to looking at things like the selection of emoji and your options for selfies when comparing one mobile platform to another, it’s time to also start paying close attention to how they compare for security.

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Samsung may launch Galaxy Note 5 this summer to beat the next iPhone

Samsung may launch its Galaxy Note 5 in mid-August instead of the fall, according to a new report.

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Battle of Sixes: Samsung Galaxy S6 vs. Apple iPhone 6

We pit Samsung's Galaxy S6 against Apple's iPhone 6 to see which smartphone is king.

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Why Samsung Design Stinks | Co.Design | business + design

Kevin Lee calls it "Steve Jobs Syndrome." As the former head of product strategy and user experience design at Samsung Design America, Lee watched as the $100 billion Korean tech giant wrote check after check to countless Western design firms..

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How to fix a cracked iPhone or Samsung screen without leaving your house - Business Insider

You can always take it into the store, but if you don't have a warranty or you're feeling lazy, a nifty startup called iCracked will come to you and repair your broken phone on the spot They'll even beat Gazelle's price!

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Tim Cook Defused Steve Jobs' Thermonuclear War, Then He Took Down Android

It would be fair to say that Steve Jobs did not like Samsung's smartphone team. He promised all of Apple's resources would be deployed in a

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Is this Apple’s secret weapon that could force Android users to buy an iPhone?

There are many reasons why Android users switch to iPhone, and vice-versa, but Apple may have a secret (or not-so-secret) weapon that could pressure some Android fans to considering a move to the other side. No, it’s not Apple Pay, an exclusive iPhone 6

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Samsung vs. iPhone 6: Apple record sales threaten Samsung’s lead

Even though it’s still selling a massive number of smartphones each quarter, Samsung’s sales and revenues have been suffering lately as the company faces increased competition in emerging markets.

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Exodist Photography Blog: Samsung Pro 64GB SDXC Memory Review | Product Review

Memory cards can be the most important part of your photography gear. Yet many choose to get the cheapest memory cards they can get, while at the same time running the risk of loosing valuable data and slow data speeds. Looks like Samsung has came to the

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Attackers can lock your Samsung phone via exploit in built-in security app

A newfound security flaw in Samsung's Find My Phone service enables hackers to lock your phone remotely.

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Samsung Knox security for Android found to be 'Completely' Compromised

Samsung's Knox security layer for Android generates weak encryption keys, stores passwords locally and gives users login hints in a fatal

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I Spent A Week Switching Between The 2 Best Big-Screen Phones In The World ...

For the past week I've been switching between what will end up being the top two phablets around: Samsung's new Galaxy Note 4, which launches this week in the US, and the iPhone 6 Plus, which has been out for about a month.

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Microsoft makes more money from Samsung than from Skype, Windows Phone, and Xbox combined - Quartz

Android—the most widely-used mobile operating system in the world made by Google—actually owes a lot to patents owned by its erstwhile rival, Microsoft. There has been a lot of speculation about just how much Microsoft makes from royalty fees from A

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Samsung's iPhone 6 nightmare is getting even worse

Despite having to fight against a new iPhone each year, Samsung was surprised to see Apple’s record iPhone 6 launch in past weeks and had to move up its Galaxy Note 4 launch in South Korea and Chin...

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Prizefight: LG G3 vs. Samsung Galaxy S5

It's an epic Prizefight between two of the top Android phones on the market that brought big screens before the iPhone did. Can LG take down the Samsung Galaxy S5 and claim victory as King of the Prizefight ring?