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Google reinstates ad blocker for Samsung's browser

Google restored an ad blocker for Samsung's mobile browser to Google Play nearly as quickly as it had dropped the plugin in the first place.

T-Mobile, AT&T, Verizon usher in wave of BOGO offers, but Sprint missing in action

As the critical fourth quarter holiday shopping season cools, carriers including AT&T, T-Mobile US and Verizon are pushing new buy-one, get-one offers in order to juice their first quarter results. The BOGO offers generally provide a free or cheap phone to users who agree to purchase a new smartphone at full price.

Apple, LG seen cheering Samsung's new patent deal with Nokia

Nokia finally ended a long-running patent dispute with Samsung, but investors in the Finnish company had been hoping for a much better deal.

Gartner: Apple and Samsung were top semiconductor buyers in 2015

Samsung Electronics and Apple remained the top semiconductor buyers in 2015, representing 17.7 per cent of the market according to Gartner.

Analysts: Smartphone shipments broke records in 2015 despite slowest-ever growth in Q4

Analysts revealed that global smartphone shipments hit record highs in in 2015 despite growth in the fourth quarter slowing to an all-time low.

As Huawei roars in Q4, Samsung preps folding displays, two Galaxy S7s and new mobile software

Samsung reported a relatively sluggish fourth quarter, as was expected, and analysts said the company's troubles helped pave the way for Huawei to score the biggest gains in the world's smartphone market during the final three months of 2015.

Verizon and Samsung pursue the enterprise with new LTE network extender

Verizon is teaming with Samsung to offer improved indoor wireless coverage for its enterprise customers.

AT&T targets business users with 2-for-1 smartphone offer that includes Galaxy S6, iPhones

While the tier-one carriers continue their frenzied campaigns in an effort to poach competitors' consumers, AT&T this week began targeting business users.

KPN teams with Rabobank to launch Android-smartphone NFC mobile payment service

KPN announced plans to deploy a SIM-based NFC mobile payment service this spring in collaboration with leading Netherlands banking group Rabobank.

Samsung's older phones banned- but Google, Facebook, others rally with firm against Apple

Samsung suffered a symbolic loss in its ongoing patent fight with Apple, but the company is gaining some heavyweight allies as it hopes to take on the iPhone vendor in the U.S. Supreme Court.