Samsung

flag of China

China Smartphone Sales Fall for First Time in 6 Years, Apple Surges

The economy in China may be worse than believed, or more people in the People's Republic have smartphones than was previously assumed. For the first time in six years, smartphone ...
Read Full Story »
iPhone6

Apple Takes March US Smartphone Market Share From Samsung

For the three month period ending in March, Samsung Electronics lost 1.4% of market share in the U.S. smartphone market and now holds a total share of 28.3%. The Korean ...
Read Full Story »
Samsung s6

Apple, Samsung Drop US Smartphone Market Share in February

For the three-month period ending in February, Samsung Electronics lost 1.1% of market share in the U.S. smartphone market. It now holds a total share of 28.6%. The Korean electronics ...
Read Full Story »
Samsung s6

Is Qualcomm Losing Its Edge?

Having the hottest and best mobile chips around is great, right up until a company loses business in preference to another big chip order. Qualcomm Inc. (NASDAQ: QCOM) has had ...
Read Full Story »
Credit card chip

Merrill Lynch Says Buy These 3 Top Radio Frequency Chip Stocks

While the slowdown in personal computer (PC) sales, both in the desktop and laptop variety, put a severe crimp in the earnings estimates for chip giant Intel Corp. (NASDAQ: INTC), ...
Read Full Story »
462542665

Why Apple Shares Could Drop Back to $100

An analyst at small investment bank Cantor Fitzgerald wrote that Apple Inc.'s (NASDAQ: AAPL) market cap could swell to $1 trillion if shares rise from the current price of $130 ...
Read Full Story »
apple iphone 6 intro

Apple to Take Android Phones as Trade-Ins

This must be another shot in the “thermonuclear war” that the late Steve Jobs promised Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) would wage against Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOGL) and its Android operating ...
Read Full Story »
iPhone6

Samsung’s Startling Market Share Decline in Q4

When Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) reported fourth-quarter iPhone sales of more than 74 million units worldwide, the company overtook rival Samsung Electronics as the unit shipment and share leader in ...
Read Full Story »
Samsung s6

Who Will Buy the Samsung Galaxy S6?

Samsung will release its new Galaxy S6. The South Korean company is up against one of the largest challenges of consumer electronics. People only have so much money. Apple Inc. ...
Read Full Story »
android-logo

Just How Badly iOS Gobbles Up Android Profit Share

Every report we see on smartphone operating systems -- platforms -- puts Android from Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) at the top of list with a market share of around 60% ...
Read Full Story »
GalaxyNoteEdge

2 Billion People Own Smartphones

In what has to be good news for large smartphone manufacturers like Samsung, smartphone ownership rose to 2 billion last year. Now, industry leaders need to worry about how quickly ...
Read Full Story »
Sony Store

Why Sony’s Profit Forecast Is Unbelievable

Sony Corp. (NYSE: SNE) has set a profit forecast of 500 billion yen for its 2017 fiscal year, which ends on March 31, 2018. Operating income was 26 billion in the ...
Read Full Story »
477214333

Apple Is Worth $1.2 Trillion, Until It Isn’t

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) is worth over $1.2 trillion, according to Carl Icahn. The flaw with the estimate rests with his valuation measure, based on growth, tax rates and a ...
Read Full Story »
Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Samsung Adds U.S. Smartphone Market Share in December

For the three-month period ending in December, Samsung Electronics gained 0.7% in the U.S. smartphone market for a total market share of 29.7%. The Korean electronics giant still trails Apple ...
Read Full Story »
apple iphone 6 intro

Apple Pulls Even With Samsung in Smartphone Shipments

In the fourth quarter of 2014, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) sold 74.5 million iPhones, just 600,000 fewer than Samsung Electronics’ total of 75.1 million. A year ago Samsung sold over ...
Read Full Story »