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Intel and Samsung announced the formation of the National IoT Strategy Dialogue, an initiative to convene like-minded industry partners and organizations to collaboratively develop strategic recommendations for U.S. policy makers on the Internet of Things (IoT). The initiative, to be managed by the Information Technology Industry Council (ITI), will convene ITI’s member companies as well [...]

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Samsung launched Samsung VR – formerly known as Samsung Milk VR – which now supports user generated content. Creators can load their own 360-degree videos to the Samsung VR platform for sharing and for the first time view them in Samsung Gear VR. Samsung Gear 360 also launched in the U.S., an affordable, high-resolution camera [...]

Samsung bets big on VR content generation thumbnail

Samsung Electronics America launched Samsung Creators, a new initiative that empowers storytellers, partnering with them to generate content across a variety of audiences and channels to show everyday creators what’s possible with Samsung VR technology. At VidCon, Samsung Creators will provide seminars and classes, putting VR capabilities in the hands of filmmakers and influencers, further [...]

Samsung Electronics planning to invest $1.2 Billion in IoT thumbnail

Samsung Electronics will spend $1.2 billion over four years for U.S. based Internet of Things (IoT) R&D and investments. Vice Chairman & CEO, Dr.Oh-Hyun Kwon announced this at the Samsung forum in Washington DC. In his keynote Vice Chairman Kwon offered industry and policymakers two principles in addition to a ‘human-centered’ approach: to be open [...]

Samsung intros Galaxy Tab A 10.1 2016 in South Korea thumbnail

Samsung has announced their latest tablet in its domestic market. The Galaxy Tab A 10.1 2016 will sell in the South Korean market and will come in two variants - Wi-Fi-only and LTE. The tablet boasts a 10.1-inch 16:10 WUXGA (1920x1200) display, 1.6GHz octa-core processor, 2GB RAM, Android 6.0 Marshmallow, 8 megapixel camera at the [...]

Samsung markets the Gear IconX with the latest Olympic Games ad thumbnail

Samsung is the Worldwide Partner of Olympic Games for many years and now they’ve released their new Olympic-centric commercial that promotes their latest Gear IconX. The ad titled “The Chant” revolves around South Sudanese athlete Margret Rumat Rumat Hassan who will be competing under the South Sudanese flag for the first time.

Samsung buys Joyent to fulfill its cloud ambitions thumbnail

Samsung has confirmed that they've agreed to acquire US-based Joyent Inc. that offers cloud services. Samsung says the acquisition will help them support its "growing lineup of mobile, Internet of Things (IoT) and cloud-based software and services whereas Joyent can scale their technology and operations to grow and compete in the cloud market. While Samsung [...]

Samsung Pay comes to Australia thumbnail

Australia is the latest country to get Samsung Pay, the company today confirmed. Users with a compatible Samsung phone - Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 edge, Galaxy S6 edge+, Galaxy Note 5, Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge can use their device to transact online or at regular NFC-enabled POS. The current launch partners for Samsung [...]

Purported Galaxy Note 7 teaser leaks out thumbnail

We might be a few months away from the official unveiling of Samsung's latest Galaxy Note device but here's an alleged teaser image that's surfaced on the web. The teaser image does what it's set to do but the copy text claims to "write on the edge" that suggests the new Galaxy Note could have [...]

Samsung’s foldable phone is ‘right around the corner’ thumbnail

Samsung seems to be on track to reveal its first ever foldable phone, reports Forbes. According to Gregory Lee, President and CEO of Samsung Telecommunications America, Samsung's foldable phones are "right around the corner," which lines up with its timeline of producing foldable displays in 2016-17. Lee claims cost is the biggest hindrance of manufacturing [...]