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Smartphone
Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G clinches top prize at GLOMO Awards
The phone won in the Best Smartphone category at the ceremony, beating out all other smartphones released in the past year. 
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Tablets & laptops
Samsung introduces Galaxy Tab S7 FE and Galaxy Tab A7 Lite
Samsung Electronics has unveiled the latest additions to its tablet portfolio, the Galaxy Tab S7 FE and Galaxy Tab A7 Lite.
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Cloud
Samsung debuts new QLED technology in 2021 TV range launch
At the centre of Samsung’s announcement is the unveiling of its new display technology for its flagship televisions: Neo QLED.
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Samsung
IBM appoints Martin Chee as general manager of ASEAN
Chee will oversee IBM’s business growth in the ASEAN region, and will be based in IBM ASEAN’s headquarters in Singapore.
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Cloud
Samsung debuts Galaxy S21, S21+ and S21 Ultra
The company has revamped the design of the phones from their predecessors, updated camera arrays and features, and debuted new processors — and all are 5G capable.
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Cloud
Samsung debuts the Neo QLED, an update to its flagship TV line
With the new Neo QLED TV, luminance scale has been increased to 12-bit with 4096 steps, making dark areas darker and bright areas brighter, according to Samsung.
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Cloud
Samsung Electronics names new Southeast Asia & Oceania boss
“I am pleased to return to Southeast Asia and Oceania, and lead one of the vibrant leading hubs for Samsung Electronics globally."
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Cloud
Samsung adds to Galaxy S20 series with new phone at lower price point
Available on October 9, the Galaxy S20 FE delivers many of the features present in the Galaxy S20, including 120Hz smooth scrolling display, AI-powered camera, advanced chipset, all-day battery and expandable storage.
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Cloud
Samsung launches Galaxy A31 in New Zealand
Starting at NZ$499, the phone features a 6.4-inch Infinisty-U display, multi-purpose cameras with intelligent features, a better battery and a Game Booster to optimise settings for mobile games.
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Samsung
Hands-on review: Samsung QLED 8K 950TS TV
As a person who has mostly only interacted with mid-range televisions throughout the years, the features of this TV have combined to create a home viewing experience that knocks every other TV I’ve watched out of the park.
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Cloud
Samsung unveils 5 new devices, including Galaxy Note20
Samsung has today announced a suite of new products to its consumer device lineup, adding to their roster two new phones, a tablet, a smartwatch and earbuds.
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Cloud
Samsung unveils 2 new premium soundbar models
The HW-Q950T and HW-Q900T are premium additions to Samsung’s suite of Dolby Atmos soundbars, both supporting DTS:X technology for multi-dimensional audio capability.
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IDC
IDC: Semiconductor market declines after three years of growth
However, it says that semiconductor revenues will recover in 2020 and log a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 2.0% from 2018-2023.
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Cloud
Samsung first TV manufacturer to integrate Apple TV app
It wouldn’t be unrealistic to think they only talk via lawyers regarding smartphone patent breaches, but Samsung has now made a big announcement.
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Cloud
Samsung ‘Most Trusted’ electronics brand in NZ
Samsung placed 9th overall and received ‘Highly Commended’ nods in the Large Kitchen Appliances and Laundry Appliances categories.
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Smartphone
Samsung cracks 1TB embedded smartphone storage
The new Universal Flash Storage offers the most internal memory yet and 10x the speed of a typical microSD card for data-intensive applications.
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Artificial Intelligence
How Samsung aims to use advanced AI to create business opportunities
"What we need now is to focus on creating new values that make people’s lives easier and more convenient by harnessing the power of AI."
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Cloud
Samsung releases Galaxy Tab S4
This latest tablet release aims to fit the needs for both home and work.
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Artificial Intelligence
Samsung envisions life transformed by artificial intelligence
"The integration of Bixby Voice and Samsung Connect into the Family Hub refrigerator marks a big step..."
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Smart Home
Samsung expands voice recognition features of its Family Hub fridge
“Our endeavour to advance the smart features of home appliances has always been closely tied to our mission to make a difference..."
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Gartner
Mergers and acquisitions play major role in semiconductor market growth
According to Gartner, consolidation played a major role in the market share rankings, with several large companies growing through acquisitions.
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Samsung Electronics
Samsung Electronics NZ profit plunges, despite revenue increase
Samsung Electronics saw a dramatically reduced profit from its New Zealand business last year, despite an 11% increase in revenue.
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Cloud
CIOs must consider activity-based working
“Activity-based working represents an opportunity for CIOs to demonstrate how the application of new technology can change the way people work."
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TV
Samsung announces new TVs and sound systems
Samsung Electronics Australia has today announced the local pricing and availability for its 2015 home entertainment range of products.