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  • Samsung to Help Huawei with 5G Chip Production

    06/15/2020 11:15:11 AM PDT · by Zhang Fei · 21 replies
    Equal Ocean ^ | Jun 14, 2020 | Qasim Khan
    According iTWire, two of the world's largest mobile phone vendors, Samsung and Huawei, are discussing a possible agreement in which Samsung will assist Huawei by providing advanced chips required by 5G networks. In return, Samsung will take some of Huawei's global mobile phone market share. With about 600,000 5G base station contracts, it is evident that Huawei is more focused on its telecommunications equipment business. In contrast, Samsung is dependent on its mobile phone business; the deal, therefore, makes sense and benefits both parties. The US has announced a new set of restrictions (details of which are to be announced...
  • Fired Samsung Worker Ends Tower Protest [354 days!]

    05/29/2020 10:07:36 AM PDT · by Rio · 5 replies ^ | May 29, 2020 | Kim Tong-Hyung
    A former Samsung employee who spent nearly a year protesting his firing by living atop a 25-meter (82-foot) traffic camera tower in South Korea’s capital was helped back down Friday after the business giant apologized over his plight. Kim Yong-hee, 60, waved a banner with a Samsung logo and a protest slogan while a rescue worker on a fire-truck ladder escorted him down from his perch along a street near a Samsung Electronics office in Seoul. Kim was fired from the company in 1995 over what he says were his attempts to organize a labor union. Kim's decision to end...
  • The Future of TVs is NOT What You Think!

    05/28/2020 11:10:20 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 13 replies
    YouTube ^ | May 18, 2020 60K 958 SHARE SAVE | Linus Tech Tips
  • The newest folding phones from Samsung and Motorola are already breaking and attracting scratches

    02/20/2020 10:25:16 AM PST · by Red Badger · 29 replies
    CNBC ^ | Published Tue, Feb 18 20209:20 AM EST Updated Wed, Feb 19 202010:09 AM EST | Todd Haselton
    Key Points YouTube channel JerryRigEverything showed the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip display is as strong as plastic, not glass as advertised. The Motorola RAZR is already breaking, with one reviewerÂ’s screen completely separating from the phoneÂ’s body. Maybe you shouldnÂ’t buy a folding phone yet. ===================================================================== SamsungÂ’s new foldable smartphone, the Galaxy Z Flip. Ryan Browne | CNBC =========================================================================== Two new phones with folding displays, the $1,380 Samsung Galaxy Z Flip and the $1,500 Motorola RAZR, launched in recent weeks, and people already have complaints about them. It seems like a repeat of what we went through nearly a year...
  • Researchers close in on new nonvolatile memory [Faster, Cheaper]

    12/26/2019 10:01:52 AM PST · by Red Badger · 53 replies
    Phys.Org ^ | December 17, 2019 | by Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology
    Members of the research team that conducted the experiment, standing in front of the high-energy X-ray photoemission spectroscopy setup at the PETRA III synchrotron in Hamburg, Germany. Left to right: Andrei Gloskovskii, Yury Matveyev, Dmitry Negrov, Vitalii Mikheev, and Andrei Zenkevich. Credit: Andrei Zenkevich/MIPT ==================================================================== Researchers from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, along with their colleagues from Germany and the U.S., have achieved a breakthrough in nonvolatile memory devices. The team came up with a unique method for measuring the electric potential distribution across a ferroelectric capacitor, which could lead to the creation of memory orders of magnitude...
  • The Problem with a 5G Phone

    12/15/2019 10:01:29 AM PST · by SunkenCiv · 42 replies
    YouTube ^ | December 19, 2018 | Dave Lee / Dave2D / D2D
    The best 5G phone is still going to be limited by 5G infrastructure in 2019. The cheapest 5G phone will still be very expensive compared to a 4G enabled version. Is 5G even worth it in 2019?The Problem with a 5G Phone | Dave Lee | Published on December 19, 2018 | Background Music: Fili - H2O [Civ's comment: Dave2D is geekier perhaps than most, has some fussy quirks (that's probably a little unfair), but he starts his vids, gets to the point, covers a lot of ground, signs off fast, and has the best overall presentation on tech...
  • Samsung Heavy Industries Company Ltd Agrees to Pay $75 Million in Global Penalties

    11/22/2019 11:22:44 PM PST · by ransomnote · 2 replies ^ | 11/22/19 | DOJ
    Samsung Heavy Industries Company Ltd Agrees to Pay $75 Million in Global Penalties to Resolve Foreign Bribery Case Samsung Heavy Industries Company Limited (Samsung Heavy Industries), a South Korea-based engineering company that provides shipbuilding, offshore platform construction, and other construction and engineering services, has agreed to pay total penalties of more than $75 million to resolve the government’s investigation into violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) arising out of a scheme to pay millions of dollars in bribes to officials in Brazil.Samsung Heavy Industries entered into a deferred prosecution agreement with the Department in connection with a criminal...
  • Report: Apple's Fortunes In China Turn Around After iPhone 11 Launch

    11/18/2019 10:07:46 AM PST · by SunkenCiv · 38 replies
    Benzinga ^ | November 18, 2019 | Shanthi Rexaline
    Apple unveiled its iPhone 11 line up Sept. 10, rolling out three variants: the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max... Sales of the iPhone have been robust in the months of September and October, Bloomberg reported, citing internal calculations based on data released by the China Academy of Information and Communications Technology, or CAICT. CAICT is a unit of China's Technology Ministry. Apple reportedly sold 10 million iPhones in September and October, a 6% year-over-year increase. The CAICT report said Chinese domestic smartphone shipments came in at 34.6 million units in October, representing a 4.5% drop,...
  • Samsung pulls the plug on Chinese smartphone production

    10/04/2019 8:35:02 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 10 replies
    Tech Crunch ^ | 10/02/2019 | Brian Heater
    Samsung this morning confirmed with Reuters that it has shuttered handset production in China. The move comes as the company continues to struggle in the world’s No. 1 smartphone market. As we noted in a deeper dive into China’s smartphone sales back in August, the Korean hardware giant has struggled to maintain a market share in the low single digits. It’s not alone, of course; Apple, too, has faced an uphill effort to crack the market, which is dominated by homegrown names, including Huawei, Vivo, Oppo and Xiaomi.Sales have been driven by a combination of pricing and, in the...
  • Samsung rumored to launch phone with graphene battery next year

    08/20/2019 7:29:04 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 28 replies
    Graphene Info ^ | August 19, 2019 | CNet
    Samsung may be in the race to develop a graphene-based alternative to lithium-ion batteries for its phones. Rumors are going around claiming that the Company hopes to have at least one phone with a graphene battery ready next year or by 2021. The word is that these graphene-based batteries will be capable of a full charge in under a half-hour, but they still need to raise capacities while lowering costs. In 2017, Samsung said its researchers developed a "graphene ball" material that enables five times faster charging speeds than standard lithium-ion batteries. Samsung may be looking into battery alternatives following...
  • Huawei: China's State Hackers 'Rigging 5G Tests' Against Nokia And Ericsson

    06/02/2019 12:23:37 AM PDT · by Zhang Fei · 9 replies
    Forbes ^ | 6/1/2019 | Zak Doffman C
    Now, a story in the Sunday Telegraph is just the latest to pose serious questions. The newspaper reports that China has been "rigging" 5G equipment testing to discredit Huawei's rivals, including Nokia and Ericsson. According to government and industry sources, "Beijing is feeding secret details of security vulnerabilities" to the testers to tip the balance in Huawei's favor. The testing encompasses "hacking techniques used to check for weak spots... vulnerabilities discovered by China’s secret state hackers have been passed to the 5G testers to ensure Nokia and Ericsson’s equipment is found to be insecure." Huawei's security issues have always been...
  • The Stock Market Is Sending a Message to Trump: This Is the Wrong Kind of Tech War

    05/30/2019 12:17:47 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 44 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 05/30/2019 | Spengler (David Goldman )
    As things stand, America is likely to lose the tech war with China. The stock market should be sending a message to President Trump. U.S. semiconductor stocks are down 20% in the past month, and the broad market has been in freefall for a week. This is a war we can win, by mobilizing American ingenuity to produce technology that will crush the competition. No-one ever won a war by trying to stop someone else from doing something. I'm an Always Trumper, and I want the president to win another term. But he's risking the U.S. economy and his re-election...
  • China state TV carries Daily Show spot on Huawei lead in 5G (Daily Show used as Anti-US Propaganda)

    05/27/2019 7:56:58 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 16 replies
    AP ^ | 05 27 2019 | CHRISTOPHER BODEEN
    China has deployed an unlikely voice in its trade war with the U.S.: Trevor Noah of Comedy Central’s The Daily Show. A brief clip from the comedian’s “If You Don’t Know, Now You Know” segment on Chinese equipment maker Huawei’s dominance in next-generation 5G mobile technology ran on state broadcaster CCTV’s national lunchtime news on Monday. It was part of a barrage of stories and commentaries attacking the U.S. stance in the standoff between the world’s two largest economies. Washington says Huawei, the leading supplier of telecom gear and No. 2 smartphone maker, is a security threat and is obliged...
  • Trump signs order to protect U.S. networks from foreign espionage, appears to target China

    05/15/2019 2:29:09 PM PDT · by Innovative · 28 replies
    Washington Post ^ | May 15, 2019 | Ellen Nakashima and Josh Dawsey
    Amid a deepening trade war with China, President Trump on Wednesday declared a “national emergency” to protect U.S. communications networks in a move that gives the federal government broad powers to bar American companies from doing business with certain foreign suppliers — including the Chinese firm Huawei. Trump declared the emergency in the form of an executive order that says foreign adversaries are exploiting vulnerabilities in U.S. telecommunications technology and services. It points to economic and industrial espionage as areas of particular concern. “The President has made it clear that this Administration will do what it takes to keep America...
  • national emergency on information security; Commerce follows with Huawei restrictions

    05/15/2019 11:31:55 PM PDT · by Rabin · 6 replies
    scmp ^ | 4:41am, 16 May, 2019 | Daniel Bases
    US President Trump signed an executive order Wednesday declaring a national emergency, barring the use of telecommunications equipment made by companies deemed a threat to national security… The Executive Order did not name China or Chinese companies specifically. However, separately, and soon after the order was signed, the US Commerce Department did just that. The Commerce Department added Huawei and 70 affiliates to its “Entity List” after it concluded that the Chinese company was engaged in activities “contrary to US national security or foreign policy interests”.
  • True Oneness[Charismatic Caucus]

    04/28/2019 11:44:55 AM PDT · by Jedediah
    Do you see my children True Unity is not agreement it is Oneness with My Will and My WORD . I AM in and through all things. I AM The Answer , I AM The Beginning , and I KNOW The End. Without Me there is only futility . . . Ah but with Me, " With ME" in and through ALL things, There IS PEACE, There IS ONENESS, There IS TRUTH. My LOVE has many facets. COME Learn of MY LOVE ! COME KNOW MY LOVE ! Do not live in yours it is futile , it is True...
  • Google made changes on my phone I can't stand!

    04/24/2019 9:59:41 PM PDT · by Vendome · 89 replies
    Vanity | 04/23/2019 | Vendome
    I just updated to Oreo OS on my gorgeous Samsung Galaxy S8 and them sum beeches at Google changed all my icons to some book chit with frames and there is zero possibility to change back to original theme and icons. They also effed my texts and a few other things. I can't stand this cartoonish theme buttons! They are for 4-7 year olds and took my very professional looking phone down to etch-a-sketch looking crap. Rant off... I will upgrade to iPhone on my birthday and Samsung/Google can go to hell... Wasted quite a bit of money upgrading to...
  • Samsung gets reports of Galaxy Fold screen problems, raising specter of Note 7 fiasco

    04/18/2019 11:19:56 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 25 replies
    One America News ^ | April 18, 2019 | By Angela Moon and Ju-min Park
    NEW YORK/SEOUL – Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said it has received “a few” reports of damage to the displays of samples of its upcoming foldable smartphone, raising the prospect of a less-then-smooth entry for the splashy $1,980 handset. The Galaxy Fold, on sale from April 26 in the United States, resembles a conventional smartphone but opens like a book to reveal a second display the size of a small tablet at 7.3 inches (18.5 cm). The design, matched by Huawei Technologies Co Ltd’s Mate X, was hailed as the future in a field that has seen few surprises since Apple...
  • Apple releases iOS 12.2 with Apple News+, AirPlay 2 TV support, new Animoji, and more

    03/25/2019 3:52:26 PM PDT · by Swordmaker · 17 replies
    MacDailyNews ^ | March 25, 2019
    “Today following its event at the Steve Jobs Theater, Apple released the latest major update for iPhones and iPads: iOS 12.2,” Ryan Christoffel reports for MacStories. “This version of iOS launches Apple’s just-debuted subscription service for News, includes support for AirPlay 2 and HomeKit on compatible TVs and streaming hardware, plus it brings four new Animoji, and more.” “Coinciding with the announcement of Apple’s grand TV plans, iOS 12.2 brings key system support for AirPlay 2 on compatible hardware – including streaming devices like the Apple TV and the newest TV sets from Samsung, LG, Sony, and Vizio,” Christoffel reports....
  • Jim Kunstler : "You Can't Over-Estimate The Damage We've Done To Ourselves"

    03/09/2019 2:15:57 AM PST · by vannrox · 50 replies
    via ^ | 8MAR19 | James Howard Kunstler
    Do you know your place? In these days of hysterical Wokesterism, the question would surely provoke a riot of cowbell-clanging Antifa cadres, fainting spells in the congressional black caucus, and gravely equivocal op-eds from David Brooks of The New York Times. Yet it’s a central, unacknowledged quandary of our time that so many Americans have no place and suffer terribly from it. Human beings need a place in the social order, in the economic order, and in actual geography in order to function optimally in a life fraught with the normal challenges and difficulties that reality presents. Let’s take these places in...