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  1. December 24, 2014

    Samsung closes flagship store in UK

    Samsung has closed its flagship retail store in London, in the first sign the Korean manufacturer may be stepping away from...

  2. December 23, 2014

    Apple-led Rockstar sells phone patents in $900m deal

    Rockstar, an intellectual-property consortium led by Apple and Microsoft, has ended its litigation against Samsung, LG and...

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  1. December 19, 2014

    Samsung eyes 50% dividend boost

    Samsung Electronics plans to increase its full-year dividend by as much as 50 per cent in an attempt to appease disgruntled...

  2. December 18, 2014

    Shares in Samsung’s de facto holding group Cheil double on debut

    Cheil Industries, Samsung Group’s de facto holding company, more than doubled its market capitalisation on its trading debut...

  3. December 17, 2014

    BlackBerry Classic: hands-on review

    BlackBerry launched its latest smartphone, the Classic, on Wednesday just steps away from the Wall Street Bull sculpture in...

  4. December 17, 2014

    BlackBerry appeals anew to keyboard addicts

    BlackBerry unveiled its new Classic smartphone on Wednesday, its fourth handset launch of the year as the company tries to...

  5. December 16, 2014

    Xiaomi: never mind the profits

    In software, if a company is growing fast enough, all else is forgiven. Xiaomi has extended this principle to hardware. The...

  6. December 16, 2014

    Imagination conjures vision of sales rise

    Imagination Technologies, the UK microchip designer that counts Apple as its biggest customer, is betting on the rise of...

  7. December 14, 2014

    Foreign websites click with South Korean shoppers

    Ahn Hee-jung is an avid user of overseas online shopping sites. Having splurged $6,000 on home appliances, the 31-year-old...

  8. December 11, 2014

    Taiwan tech: the screen and the cycle

    Once upon a time, in a kingdom called Taiwan, lived many happy companies making electronics. They provided decent goods at...

  9. December 10, 2014

    Digital future signals more active role for the patient

    Healthcare has been slower than other industries to feel the full force of digital technology. Whereas everyday activities...

  10. December 1, 2014

    Samsung modest reshuffle disappoints

    Samsung Electronics has unveiled a modest reshuffle that leaves virtually all the key unit chiefs in place, disappointing...

  11. November 30, 2014

    Samsung ‘crown prince’ Lee Jae-yong poised to make mark

    Its chairman and driving force has been gravely ill and in hospital for months. Sales of its flagship Galaxy smartphones are...

  12. November 28, 2014

    Smart bag for a smartphone?

    Earlier this year I had the opportunity to trial some “exoskeleton” trousers which gave the wearer the ability to carry a...

  13. November 26, 2014

    How the smart went out of the Samsung phone

    It was in 2010 that Lee Kun-hee, chairman of the Samsung group, warned that South Korea’s most famous company risked...

  14. November 26, 2014

    Samsung: sort it out

    When buying shares in a company, it is not unreasonable to expect to have an understanding of the business structure....

  15. November 26, 2014

    Samsung to sell chemicals and defence stakes

    Samsung Group has agreed to sell most of its chemicals and defence operations to Hanwha for Won1.9tn ($1.7bn), in the latest...

  16. November 25, 2014

    Sony banks on image sensors and gaming

    Sony has sought to reassure investors that its turnround remains on track by laying out bold revenue targets for image...

  17. November 25, 2014

    South Korea targets 5G global supremacy

    Smartphone users in the western world might still be getting used to the rapid connections offered by 4G mobile networks,...

  18. November 24, 2014

    Samsung eyes management shake-up

    Samsung Electronics is preparing a major management shake-up next month, as Lee Jae-yong, the technology group’s presumed...

  19. November 23, 2014

    Graphene investors take a bite at the market

    Graphene, the wonder material discovered a decade ago, could soon be used in false teeth as it emerges out of the lab and...

  20. November 20, 2014

    Samsung Gear S: a smartwatch that is really a smartphone

    When Samsung launched its first smartwatch just over a year ago, its main objective seemed to be bragging rights that it...

  21. November 19, 2014

    S Korea chaebol growth model hits limits

    South Korea is good at overcoming short-term crises but the manufacturing-driven economy is now facing longer-term...

  22. November 19, 2014

    Government fosters tech entrepreneurs

    At age 28, Jang Won-gwi left a cosy job at a South Korean technology firm to pursue his start-up dream. Together with two...

  23. November 19, 2014

    Samsung axes $2.3bn shipbuilding merger amid shareholder pressure

    Samsung has bowed to shareholder pressure and axed a proposed Won2.5tn ($2.25bn) merger of its shipbuilding and engineering...

  24. November 18, 2014

    Samsung to reduce smartphone range

    Samsung Electronics will cut the number of its smartphone models next year in an effort to pare back costs, amid increasing...

  25. November 17, 2014

    Radical change that starts with small steps at big companies

    Gary Hamel still talks and writes with the passion of a revolutionary. In a recent blogpost, the management writer played...

  26. November 14, 2014

    Samsung heirs notch up gains on SDS IPO

    Shares in Samsung SDS doubled on its stock market debut on Friday, delivering handy paper gains to the heirs of hospitalised...

  27. November 13, 2014

    SmartThings/Wink: gadgets to harmonise the connected home hubbub

    My “smart home” makes me feel stupid. I have tried many domestic gadgets over the past year, in an attempt to get to grips...

  28. FT Tech Hub

    November 12, 2014

    Samsung goes deeper into VR with "Project Beyond" camera

    Samsung has unveiled a prototype of a new kind of 360-degree camera that could help virtual reality move beyond its current...

  29. November 9, 2014

    John Chen: can he create a new generation of BlackBerry addicts?

    One of the first things John Chen did after becoming chief executive of BlackBerry last year was confiscate his wife’s...

  30. MBA blog

    November 8, 2014

    South Korea part two

    Korean Stock Exchange - EPGP IIMB Visit As we settled our way into the warm and friendly Korean ethos, an extremely packed...

  31. November 6, 2014

    Microsoft Band: review of frontrunner among ‘pre-Apple wearables’

    A year ago in this column, I complained that wearable fitness trackers such as Fitbit’s wristbands or Jawbone’s UP24 failed...

  32. November 4, 2014

    Xiaomi makes $1bn push into creating television programming

    Xiaomi has pledged to invest more than $1bn into developing its own television content in a further sign of the ambitions of...

  33. November 2, 2014

    South Korea: Sparks fly over the chaebol

    Chung Mong-koo could not resist sounding a triumphal note after Hyundai Motor Group sealed a $10bn deal for a prime piece of...

  34. October 31, 2014

    Smartphones: second-place blues

    How to make steady money making smartphones, when you are not Apple? It is a puzzler. It looked as if Samsung had it figured...

  35. October 31, 2014

    Samsung SDS prices IPO at top of range

    Samsung priced one public offering and launched a second one on Friday as the sprawling Korean group moved ahead with its...

  36. October 30, 2014

    Samsung to shift focus as handset profit collapses

    Samsung Electronics has pledged to pursue a new strategy to regain share at the lower end of the smartphone market, after a...

  37. October 29, 2014

    Record smartphone sales fuel LG Electronics

    LG Electronics, the world’s third-largest smartphone maker, has reported a solid rise in operating profit for the third...

  38. October 23, 2014

    SK Hynix: winning the battle

    While everyone focuses on the big fight, sometimes the interesting action is outside the ring. So it is in mobile devices....

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