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Wall Street Journal:
Samsung posts record net profit of $9.9B in Q2, up 89% YoY, boosted by strong chip and Galaxy S8 sales, revenue rose to $54.8B, up 19.8%   —  Results position the company to top Apple in quarterly profits  —  SEOUL—Samsung Electronics Co. delivered its biggest-ever quarter of profits …
Jul 27, 2017, 12:45 AMIn context
Timothy W. Martin / Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Samsung is developing a voice-activated smart speaker powered by its digital assistant Bixby, internally code-named Vega, with release date TBD   —  Samsung is developing a voice-activated speaker powered by its digital assistant Bixby, joining a proliferating arms race in tabletop devices …
Jul 4, 2017, 8:55 AMIn context
Timothy W. Martin / Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Samsung's Bixby virtual assistant won't debut in the US at least until late June, as it is struggling to comprehend English syntax and grammar   —  The English-language version of Samsung's new voice-activated virtual assistant won't likely debut in the U.S. until at least late June …
May 31, 2017, 11:15 AMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
The annual revenue of the semiconductor industry is estimated to have doubled since 2003 to $352B, driven by the proliferation of connected devices and big data   —  The proliferation of connected devices and big data is handing new clout to chip makers, as a flood of demand pushes up prices
Apr 27, 2017, 3:40 PMIn context
Timothy W. Martin / Wall Street Journal:
Samsung Electronics CEO says the firm won't adopt holding company structure for now, vows to share results of review of restructuring options with shareholders   —  Samsung Electronics CEO says review shows ‘adverse implications’  —  SEOUL— Samsung Electronics Co.'s chief executive said Friday …
Mar 25, 2017, 3:50 PMIn context

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