Articles Tagged ‘Samsung’


Going vertical while still staying open source will be key to Google winning Android wars

February 28, 2014

The problem is that Android is not controlled by one single manufacturer, not even Google, since it is open source software. So who then is going to win the Android war?

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Samsung mobile ads to drive traffic into Best Buy see 1.07pc click-through rate

June 10, 2013

A recent mobile ad campaign from Samsung TV leveraged users’ location history to drive electronics enthusiasts into retailers such as Best Buy so they could experience playing Angry Birds on a Samsung smart TV.

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Samsung abandoning Android? ‘Tis Tizen?

March 27, 2013

The elephant in the room at the Galaxy S4 smartphone launch in New York was Android. Not one word about the Google-owned operating system. Is all well in Camelot?

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Visa, Samsung partner to drive adoption of NFC mobile payments

February 27, 2013

Visa is partnering with Samsung to drive adoption of NFC mobile payments and accelerate the availability of mobile payments globally.

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Visa, Samsung to offer contactless payments during 2012 Olympics

February 27, 2012

Visa and Samsung will soon debut a mobile payments application that will let consumers make contactless payments at the point of sale during the London 2012 Olympic Games.

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Will Google Wallet’s growth be stalled by carriers?

December 7, 2011

Google Wallet will be not available on Samsung Galaxy Nexus phones from Verizon, a development that impacts the service’s growth going forward if other carriers also find reasons to not offer Google Wallet.

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Strong Galaxy S2 sales propel Samsung to lead smartphone spot

October 31, 2011

Samsung overtook Apple in smartphone shipments for the third quarter to become the world’s number one smartphone vendor, according to new data from Strategy Analytics.

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Global tablet revenues to surpass $49B by 2015

April 19, 2011

Global tablet revenues will exceed $49 billion worldwide by 2015, with North America, Asia-Pacific and Western Europe leading the way as the most valuable regions for tablet vendors, according to Strategy Analytics.

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Olympic sponsors Samsung, Visa team up to power mobile payments

April 1, 2011

As part of their sponsorships of the London 2012 Olympics, Samsung Electronics and Visa will let consumers make mobile payments using the Samsung Olympic and Paralympic Games mobile handset.

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Smartphone sales grew 72pc in 2010: Gartner

February 10, 2011

Worldwide mobile device sales to consumers exceeded 1.6 billion units in 2010, a 31.8 percent increase from 2009, with smartphones leading the way, according to Gartner Inc.

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