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Timothy W. Martin / Wall Street Journal:
McAfee report identifies North Korea-linked hacking and data-theft campaign called Operation GhostSecret working across 17 countries and many industries   —  Pyongyang-linked data-theft campaign has hit 17 countries, including the U.S., report says  —  SEOUL—A suspected North Korean cyberattack …
Apr 25, 2018, 2:45 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Researchers: second-hand smartphones account for an increasing share of phone buys as upgrade cycle widens from 23 months in 2014 to estimated 33 months in 2019   —  Some shoppers are balking at new-phone price tags pushing $1,000 or features that don't impress
Mar 1, 2018, 9:40 AMIn context
Timothy W. Martin / Wall Street Journal:
Samsung spent $44B on capital expenditures in 2017, topping world's publicly traded companies for the first time, nearly doubling its investment in facilities   —  The tech giant spent more on capital expenditures last year than any other publicly traded company
Jan 10, 2018, 3:00 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Interviews with defectors and experts suggest an increasing number of North Koreans have phones, some with an intranet connection, that are heavily monitored   —  Dictatorship allows wider use of mobile devices and embeds technology to limit and monitor their use
Dec 9, 2017, 8:20 AMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
South Korean lawmaker says North Korea put malware into third-party antivirus tool to hack military database that was inadvertently left connected to internet   —  Hackers allegedly used antivirus software to access South Korea-U.S. military plans from network mistakenly connected to the internet for more than a year
Oct 12, 2017, 12:05 PMIn context
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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IBM:
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