Saturday, 2 July, 2022

Topic: Samsung

Samsung latest to face ‘blasphemy’ wrath in Pakistan. Protesters find a QR code anti-Islam

Samsung, which has nearly 23 per cent market share in Pakistan’s handset market, was quick to issue an apology and order an internal investigation.

Mobile phone makers in Pakistan dial SOS as dollar squeeze pushes production to near-halt

The mobile phone industry in Pakistan is facing the deficit of raw material needed for assembly units. Jobs of almost 50,000 people are at risk.

How Realme tapped India’s smartphone market & escaped Modi govt’s crackdown on Chinese firms

All Realme smartphones sold in India are built in the country. It commanded 16% of India’s smartphone market by shipment volumes in this year's 1st quarter, only behind Samsung & Xiaomi.

We need more chips — why world is facing semiconductor crisis & how customers are suffering

Microchip, semiconductor or processor, chips are important components in all things tech, from phones to rice cookers. But global shortage has made things difficult, and expensive.

Samsung is a tech giant, but cracks begin to show when you compare it with Apple

Samsung is unparalleled in almost every market it competes in. Break it down product by product, though, and you start to see the chinks in the armour.

Samsung billionaire heir sentenced to prison over bribery charges

Seoul: Samsung Electronics Co. heir Jay Y. Lee was sentenced to two years and six months in prison over bribery charges, concluding a years-long...

Samsung’s billionaire heir apparent faces 9 years in jail as bribery trial wraps

Jay Y. Lee is fighting allegations of graft in a retrial of a case that started 4 years ago and led to his imprisonment and the ouster of former South Korean President Park Geun-hye.

UP govt to give special incentives to Samsung Display Noida to set up manufacturing unit

A decision to give incentives, including exemption from stamp duty on the transfer of land, was taken in a meeting of the state Cabinet headed by CM Yogi Adityanath Friday.

Lee Kun-hee, Korean icon who transformed Samsung into global powerhouse, dies at 78

Samsung Electronics Co. chairman Lee Kun-hee died Sunday with his family by his side, the company said in a statement. He had been hospitalized since a heart attack in 2014

Intel is smart to sell memory business, abandoning a market dominated by Samsung

Intel has never been a big player in flash memory which are used in storage devices inside computer hard drives and consumer electronics.

On Camera


Kanhaiya Lal Teli’s body being taken for last rites in Udaipur on 29 June 2022 | Photo: ThePrint | Manisha Mondal

India’s blasphemy beheadings have a new audience—and they’re sitting behind smartphones

Videos on social media have become a key feature of blasphemy killings. Each inspires communal competitors to stage a more macabre act of revenge.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.


The Autonomous Flying Wing Technology Demonstrator | Photo: DRDO

‘Major milestone’: India conducts maiden flight of unmanned aircraft demonstrator

DRDO calls flight a significant step towards self-reliance in defence technologies; Defence Minister Rajnath Singh lauds achievement, says ‘it paves way for Aatmanirbhar Bharat in critical military systems’.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.