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Samsung will soon start shipping major components for the Galaxy Fold

Galaxy Fold: Samsung completes folding phone redesign after screen issues

Samsung is keen to salvage its reputation after cancelling the April 26 launch of the $1,980 device when folding displays on review models exhibited problems.
Cups sit on a counter inside the display kitchen at the Samsung C&T Corp. Raemian Internet of Things (IoT) HomeLab showroom in Seoul, South Korea, on Friday, Feb. 15, 2019. For years, Samsung has pitched customers internet-connected TVs, refrigerators, and other cornerstones of the home re-imagined for the data-overload era. Now the South Korean engineering-to-gadgets conglomerate is trying to go a step further: making the home itself.

Samsung bets it can sell smart-home tech by building the homes

The company’s first real-world test bed will be an apartment redevelopment project in the South Korean city of Busan. Owners of the 2,600 units will be able to order a smart-home retrofit beginning in June, and start moving in by August 2022.
Samsung Electronics, the world's biggest smartphone and memory chip maker, reported a slump in first-quarter net profits on April 30, in the face of a weakening chip market.

Another setback for Samsung as profit misses estimates

The slowing expansion of data centers around the world has hurt demand for memory, while Chinese competition has eaten into Samsung’s smartphone and businesses. This month, plunging chip sales led the company to report its worst operating profit in years.
A Galaxy Fold smartphone stands on display at the Samsung Electronics Co. pavilion on the opening day of the MWC Barcelona in Barcelona,

After Galaxy Fold, Samsung is said to be working on two more foldable models

Samsung plans to unveil the vertically folding phone late this year or early next year, and is using mock-ups to fine-tune the design
Now, Samsung says it’s reassessing the alliance.

Samsung retreats from ‘fake’ Supreme streetwear brand

Turns out, the tie-up actually involved Supreme Italia -- a company the New York original has clashed with in court over copyright and accused of being a fake
Royole Corp recently unveiled what it is billing to be the world's first smartphone with a flexible screen so the device can be folded like a billfold.

Samsung to make at least 1 million foldable phones: Report

A new version of the foldable phone will be unveiled every year like Samsung’s flagship phones, such as the Galaxy S9.
Samsung Galaxy S10 will feature an in-display fingerprint sensor.

Galaxy S10, foldable phone to special Android OS: Everything Samsung is working on

Samsung is gearing up for 2019 with many products in the works. These include Galaxy S10, its foldable phone, a dedicated Android version, and more.
While limiting chip supply may buoy chip prices, that would mean Samsung and its rivals cut back on investment, such as orders for equipment and materials.

Samsung is planning to lower chip growth to maintain prices

Samsung now expects bit growth of less than 20% for dynamic random-access memory and a rise of 30% for Nand flas
Huawei has grown to become the largest network gear maker and is pushing deep into 5G technology

Huawei may beat Samsung to become top player in 5G technology

As South Korea pushes to become the first nation to roll out 5G networks, suppliers from around the world are vying to sell switches, base stations and other gear needed to make them work.
PUBG and Fortnite are both part-owned by social media and gaming giant Tencent Holdings Ltd.

PUBG drops lawsuit against Fortnite creators

PUBG’s parent company had filed a lawsuit alleging that Fortnite copied many characteristics of its game.

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