Samsung's Galaxy S8 to hit shelves in Japan next month

Samsung's Galaxy S8 to hit shelves in Japan next month

Samsung Electronics Co. said Sunday it will release its flagship Galaxy S8 smartphones in Japan next month in hopes that they will help revitalize its brand reputation tainted by the ill-fated Galaxy Note 7 and expand its presence in one of Asia's largest markets currently dominated by Apple Inc.
Samsung says faulty battery was main cause of Galaxy Note 7 fires

Samsung says faulty battery was main cause of Galaxy Note 7 fires

Samsung Electronics Co. said Monday its monthslong probe into what caused some Galaxy Note 7 smartphones to catch fire has established that faulty batteries were the main problem, not the smartphone's hardware design or software, source from the Yonhap.
In Chile desert, huge telescope begins galaxy probe

In Chile desert, huge telescope begins galaxy probe

LLANO CHAJNANTOR, Chile, Oct 3, 2011 (AFP) - A powerful telescope affording a view of the universe unmatched by most ground-based observatories gazed onto distant galaxies for the first time Monday from deep in Chile's Atacama desert.
Apple, Samsung legal tussle lands in Australia

Apple, Samsung legal tussle lands in Australia

SYDNEY, Aug 3, 2011 (AFP) - Computer giant Apple has launched legal proceedings in Australia against Samsung Electronics, accusing the South Korean firm of infringing its patents with its Galaxy Tab 10.1, papers show.

Citi to call the tune on EMI future

LONDON (AFP) – British music label EMI, home to a galaxy of stars including The Beatles, Coldplay and US pop starlet Katy Perry, faces an uncertain future after Citigroup seized control from its private equity owners.

Megastar Beckham set for Australian exhibition

SYDNEY, Oct 20, 2010 (AFP) - Football megastar David Beckham will play a one-off exhibition match with LA Galaxy against Australia's Newcastle Jets next month in a major coup for the club, officials said on Wednesday.