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Samsung Acquires Smart Home Startup For 200 Million

Samsung Acquires Smart Home Startup For $200 Million

Eric Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The South Korean electronics giant Samsung has pushed itself to the forefront in the booming smart home market with its acquisition of SmartThings, the “connected homes” startup....

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2014-08-20 16:27:52

ReportsnReports.com offers Worldwide Large Area TFT-LCD Panel Supply-and-Demand Forecast, 2Q 2014 in its store. DALLAS, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Worldwide large area TFT-LCD (Thin Film Transistor-Liquid Crystal Display) panel supply area is anticipated to reach 136.7 million square meters in 2014, up 6% year-on-year. Growth momentum is expected to come mainly from the additional production capacity of several new G8.5 lines, including the maximum level of production...

2014-08-20 08:25:04

Samsung CE division profits hit 3-year high in Q2 2014 in face of flat revenue BOSTON, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Although Samsung is a leader in the growing Ultra HD (UHD) TV segment, average selling prices (ASPs) for Samsung TVs fell 13 percent in the first half of 2014 compared to the previous year according to Strategy Analytics Connected Home Devices (CHD) service report, "CE Vendor Quarterly Analysis Samsung (SSNLF): Q2 2014."...

2014-08-19 12:27:14

Strategy Analytics: Global Tablet Shipments grow 5% in Q2 2014. BOSTON, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the latest research from Strategy Analytics, global tablet shipments reached 52.4 million units in the second quarter of 2014. Tablet shipments from both Apple and Samsung were down on Q2 2013 volumes. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130207/NE56457LOGO-b Second quarter 2014 Global Tablet shipments were up 5% at 52.4 million units, with Asus and Lenovo the only...

2014-08-15 12:24:11

CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y., Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Samsung and Apple have always been at odds since the Apple iPhone became the best-selling cellular phone in the United States, and Samsung became its number one competitor. Only recently have they been developing Ad campaigns that directly oppose the others' service. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140814/136382 Most notably, Apple released a commercial highlighting the many features of the iPhone and practical...

2014-08-14 23:03:58

As the tablet PC market matures and growth slows, the dominance of market leaders Apple and Samsung is weakening. Santa Clara, Calif. (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 As the tablet PC market matures and growth slows, the dominance of market leaders Apple and Samsung is also weakening. According to the latest NPD DisplaySearch Monthly Tablet PC Panel Shipment & Value Chain Report, total tablet PC display shipments declined 10 percent between the first half (1H) of 2013 and 2014, while combined...

2014-08-13 08:26:37

Survey of Canadian CIOs Unveils Technology Trends Influencing the Evolution of the Workplace MISSISSAUGA, ON, Aug. 13, 2014 /CNW/ - A recent IDC survey commissioned by Samsung Electronics Canada(1) found that technology trends such as Bring Your Own Device (BYOD), which reflect the growing use of personal tablets and smartphones in the workplace, is driving change for the Chief Information Officer (CIO) and businesses across Canada. Of the CIOs surveyed, 58 per cent said the number...

2014-08-12 08:38:43

The award-winning Marvell ARMADA Mobile PXA1088 quad-core platform supports all global broadband 3G standards and enables superior multimedia performance and wireless capabilities for the mass market worldwide SANTA CLARA, Calif., Aug 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Marvell (NASDAQ: MRVL) today announced that Samsung selected the award-winning Marvell(®) ARMADA(®) Mobile PXA1088, a highly integrated quad-core application and communications mobile System-on-Chip (SoC), to power Samsung's new 7-inch...

2014-08-12 08:38:35

Marvell's field-proven multi-mode 4G LTE communication processor PXA1920 and thin modem PXA1802 are at the core of Samsung's new GALAXY CORE MINI 4G smartphone and its multi-mode LTE mobile hotspot SM-V101F SANTA CLARA, Calif., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Marvell (NASDAQ: MRVL) today announced that Samsung launched the new GALAXY CORE MINI 4G LTE smartphone and its multi-mode mobile hotspot, the SMV101F, both powered by Marvell's® award-winning ARMADA® Mobile PXA family. Marvell's...

2014-08-07 12:22:27

Korea's #1 Solar Module Company Appoints Samsung Veteran David Kim as President; Matt Allen as Director, Western Region Sales IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S-Energy® Co., Ltd. (095910:KOSDAQ), Korea's #1 manufacturer of high-quality PV Solar Modules, today announced the appointment of David Y. Kim to lead the Company's operations in the U.S. S-Energy America provides tariff-free modules, manufactured in Korea, to major residential and commercial solar installers...

2014-07-31 08:40:59

DUBLIN, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Smart Camera Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 A smart camera is a type of digital camera that has advanced connectivity features. Smart cameras can transfer photos wirelessly using Wi-Fi, NFC, and Bluetooth. They have the capability of interacting with smartphone and PC applications. These cameras can directly share and upload...


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2014-01-12 00:00:00

Image Caption: Samsung Galaxy Tab P1000. Credit: PaulK/Wikipedia(CC BY-SA 3.0) The Samsung Galaxy Tab is an Android-based tablet computer produced by South Korean manufacturer Samsung Group. It was introduced on September 2, 2010 at IFA Berlin. The Galaxy Tab has a 7-inch TFT-LCD touch-screen, Wi-Fi capability, 1.0GHz ARM Cortex-A8 Samsung Exynos 3110 processor (codenamed Hummingbird), a Swype input system, 3.2MP rear-facing camera and a 1.3MP front-facing camera for video calls. It...

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