Samsung at CES: Diversification the key to growth
Amid all the fanfare surrounding this week’s Consumer Electronic Show (CES), the spotlight was trained on Samsung when it introduced new technologies and strategies that are poised to keep the company ahead of its rivals.
Competitive pressures forcing Apple to up its ante
Apple's stock has tumbled since the introduction of its new products in March 2012. Some have been quick to judge the tech juggernaut as having lost its innovative ways since Steve Jobs passed away 15 months ago. But while it's too early to call curtains on Apple, competitive pressures are forcing it to innovate, writes Edwin Yapp.
iPad Mini to drive small tablet segment in Malaysia: IDC
The arrival of Apple's much\-awaited iPad Mini will be a game-changer in Malaysia's tablet landscape, providing a boost for the 7-inch tablet segment, according to analyst firm IDC.
Samsung launches Enterprise Business Division in Malaysia
Samsung Malaysia Electronics has launched its new Enterprise Business Division, aiming to take its success in the consumer space into the business frontier.
Microsoft unveils Windows Phone 8
Microsoft Corp unveiled its Windows Phone 8 smartphone operating system, and showcased a range of new smartphones from Nokia, Samsung and HTC, each with their own differentiated designs, colors and features. Major mobile operators and handset partners across Asia Pacific will start selling Windows Phone 8 in the coming weeks, it said.
Smartphone vendors: Nokia out of the Top 5, RIM in
The worldwide mobile phone market grew 2.4% year-over-year in the third quarter of 2012, driven by heavyweights Samsung and Apple as Nokia dropped off the Top 5 list of smartphone vendors and RIM made it in.
Tablet wars heating up this Fall
As Western countries prepare to end their summer season, tech companies are gearing up in the battle of the ever-increasing lucrative tablet market come Fall.
As Apple takes center stage, iPhone 5 is evolutionary, not revolutionary
While Apple’s latest iteration of its smartphone – the iPhone 5 – met the general expectations of gadget pundits and market talk, analysts were divided as to whether Apple can win the long smartphone game in this increasingly fickle consumer-driven world.
Reading the fine print
There's more than meets the eye to the recent debacle over Samsung's alleged threat to strand two bloggers in Berlin for not toeing the company line, writes Gabey Goh.
Unhealthy relationships: PR, bloggers and the media
The recent situation in which Samsung apparently threatened to strand two India-based bloggers in Berlin for not drinking the company Kool-Aid has disturbing insights into how companies engage bloggers, and the bloggers’ own culpability in this relationship.