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Why is Samsung slightly losing global market share?

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On Tuesday, Samsung said its profit margin on smartphones was unchanged from 2013 at 19.8%. Apple also saw its market share slip to 15.3% from 17.5% a year earlier in the same period. Strategy Analytics said Samsung shipped 89 million units in the first quarter, compared to Apple’s 43.7 million units.

Apple patents were actually Google inventions, says Samsung

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Apple and Samsung are again in locked horns in a bitter patent dispute that has, so far, spanned two years. After Apple’s 2012 win against Samsung involving a $930 million settlement, the two companies are at it again. This time, Apple is accusing Samsung of having infringed on five software patents involving quick-linking, slide-to-unlock, universal search, automatic word correction and background sync. Meanwhile, Samsung is also accusing Apple of infringing on two patents that involve camera and folder organization and video transmission functionality. These involve a newer set of devices, including the flagship Galaxy S2 and S3, as well as the…

DoJ ends its investigation of Samsung over alleged patent abuse

Samsung Vs Apple Planets collide patent lawsuit
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The fallout from one of the major legal conflicts between Samsung and Apple has come to a somewhat anticlimactic conclusion. The U.S. Justice Department is closing its investigation into Samsung’s use of standards-essential patents to attack rival Apple in a 2013 case that saw some Apple devices temporarily banned from sales in the U.S.

Samsung posts record profits, again

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Samsung Electronics has posted a 26% jump in profits for the three month period ending in September 2013, mainly due to strong smartphone sales and better memory chip revenues. Samsung’s mobile unit is responsible for about two-thirds of Samsung’s earnings.