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[BRANDS] #FAIL: SAMSUNG IS FINALLY STOPPING THE PRODUCTION OF GALAXY NOTE 7!

​Samsung is putting a stop to the production of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone as fears spread that even replacement versions of the device can explode. Production of the phone has been temporarily suspended, a person familiar with the matter told sources today. The announcement is the latest in a string of embarrassing setbacks for… Continue reading [BRANDS] #FAIL: SAMSUNG IS FINALLY STOPPING THE PRODUCTION OF GALAXY NOTE 7!

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[BRAND FAIL] #SAD: SAMSUNG WASHING MACHINES TOO NOW EXPLODE!

​Samsung’s bad month gets worse as the South Korean electronics giant warns that some of its washing machines may halt and catch fire. The tech giant says it is working with the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) on a plan to fix top-loading washing machines prone to what Samsung terms “abnormal vibrations”, or as… Continue reading [BRAND FAIL] #SAD: SAMSUNG WASHING MACHINES TOO NOW EXPLODE!

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[BRANDS] #PHABLETS: SAMSUNG IS TEASING A NEW MOBILE PHONE WITH 6GIG RAM. CHECK OUT THE SPEC:

Enters; the Samsung Galaxy C9. ​Network: GSM/HSPA/LTE SIM: Dual Sim(Nano Sim/ Standby Sim) Display: 6.0 inch Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colours Resolution: 1080×1920 pixels(367 ppi pixel density) OS: Android 6.0 Marshmallow Chipset: Qualcomm MSM8976 Snapdragon 652 CPU: Octa-core (4×1.8 GHz Cortex-A72 & 4×1.4 GHz Cortex-A53) GPU : Adreno 510 Card slot: microSD, up to… Continue reading [BRANDS] #PHABLETS: SAMSUNG IS TEASING A NEW MOBILE PHONE WITH 6GIG RAM. CHECK OUT THE SPEC:

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[BREAKING!] #OOPS: SAMSUNG IS RECALLING ALL GALAXY 7 NOTES. FIND OUT WHY:

Shortly after a successful campaign at the Rio 2016 Olympics, Samsung is recalling millions of the new Galaxy Note 7 worldwide over battery problem. Reports have it that the devices can catch fire while charging. The Note 7 was unveiled just a month ago, and arch rival Apple (AAPL, Tech30) is expected toshow off its… Continue reading [BREAKING!] #OOPS: SAMSUNG IS RECALLING ALL GALAXY 7 NOTES. FIND OUT WHY:

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[BRAND WARS] #LOCALBRANDS: INDIA CONTROLS HALF OF THE SMARTPHONE MARKET AND THIS IS WHY:

Indian brands control nearly half of the world’s fastest growing smartphone market. Maybe it’s the “Make in India” effect. India’s mobile phone users are buying local brands like never before. Between January and March 2016, for instance, local brands made up for 45% of the total smartphones sold in India. This is the highest-ever market… Continue reading [BRAND WARS] #LOCALBRANDS: INDIA CONTROLS HALF OF THE SMARTPHONE MARKET AND THIS IS WHY:

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[ADVERTISING] #YOUTUBE: TOP 10 ADS FOR MARCH 2016.

The latest ad from the Always #LikeAGirl campaign topped YouTube’s list of the 10 most-watched video ads in March. The brand’s latest “Girl Emojis” spot earned 18.1 million views, nearly double the 9.8 million views generated by the No. 2 video ad, “Gift,” from the DU Group. Under Armor’s “Rule Yourself” ad featuring Michael Phelps… Continue reading [ADVERTISING] #YOUTUBE: TOP 10 ADS FOR MARCH 2016.

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[DIGITAL MARKETING] #MCW16: SAMSUNG AND FACEBOOK’S OCULUS, A REASON WHY MOBILE MAY BE DEAD BY 2020. FIND OUT:

We are still basking in the euphoria of the launch of Samsung’s flagship S7 and S7 edge. “One day, you’ll put on a headset and that will change the way you live, work and communicate.” Read more about Mark Zuckerberg’s lofty dream on Artificial intelligence and virtual reality here Mark Zuckerberg said in Samsung mobile’s… Continue reading [DIGITAL MARKETING] #MCW16: SAMSUNG AND FACEBOOK’S OCULUS, A REASON WHY MOBILE MAY BE DEAD BY 2020. FIND OUT:

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[BRAND REVIEW] ACTIVATIONS: CHECK OUT THE NEW SAMSUNG GALAXY S7 AND S7 EDGE.

Samsung had something to prove with last year’s Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge . It wanted to show the world that it too could make high-end smartphones with great design and premium materials, just like Apple and HTC have done for years. And it succeeded: the S6 models were by far the nicest smartphones ever… Continue reading [BRAND REVIEW] ACTIVATIONS: CHECK OUT THE NEW SAMSUNG GALAXY S7 AND S7 EDGE.

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[CES2016] BAIDU, SAMSUNG IS JOINING THE SELF DRIVING BAND WAGON.

The next big tentpole event for evaluating how tech and automotive giants are doing on the self-driving front will be the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas next month. The field so far appears to be led by Google, Mercedes-Benz, Audi and Volvo, according to some third-party evaluators. In the meantime, players that so… Continue reading [CES2016] BAIDU, SAMSUNG IS JOINING THE SELF DRIVING BAND WAGON.

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[FINES/VIOLATIONS] SAMSUNG LOSES COURT CASE TO APPLE. TO PAY $548MILLION

Samsung fought until the bitter end to avoid paying Apple, but the company now says it will finally hand over the more than $548 million it owes for infringing the patents and designs of its biggest smartphone rival. In papers filed in federal court in San Jose, California on Thursday, Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said… Continue reading [FINES/VIOLATIONS] SAMSUNG LOSES COURT CASE TO APPLE. TO PAY $548MILLION

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[GOOGLE ANDROID] MARSHMALLOW 6.0 RELEASED-TECNO AND INFINIX NOT IN THE BOUQUET.

Google has recently unveiled the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update along with the brand new Nexus devices running the latest iteration of Android OS. Google and Motorola have already revealed their list of devices that will be greeted by the Android Marshmallow update. We’ve collected a lot of online information about all the devices that are… Continue reading [GOOGLE ANDROID] MARSHMALLOW 6.0 RELEASED-TECNO AND INFINIX NOT IN THE BOUQUET.