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Samsung hopes to breathe new life into Tizen with a major new upgrade

Samsung hopes to breathe new life into its languishing Tizen OS with a major new upgrade, PCWorld reported.

Samsung thrives as LG and Sony founder in brutal Q1 in global smartphone market

Samsung posted the fastest quarterly profit growth in its mobile business in nearly three years, cementing its status as the world's top smartphone vendor following Apple's disappointing quarter. But LG and Sony continued to struggle as growth in the worldwide handset market slows to a crawl.

IDC: Oppo, Vivo knock Lenovo and Xiaomi from top-5 smartphone vendor list in Q1

Samsung cemented its position as the world's No 1 smartphone vendor in the first quarter, according to fresh data from IDC, and Apple maintained its second-place status. But a couple other names among the top five may surprise you.

TrendForce: iPhone shipments plummeted 43.8% sequentially in Q1

Smartphone vendors shipped 292 million units in the first quarter of 2016, according to TrendForce, marking a 1.3 percent dip year over year and an 18.6 percent sequential drop from the typically busy holiday quarter.

Huawei attacks high-end smartphone market with the P9, but largely skips U.S. market

Huawei continues to attack the high end of the smartphone market with this week's launch of the P9 device at a high-profile event in London. Huawei executive Richard Yu touted the company's new flagship Android device, comparing its specs favorably with Apple's iPhone 6s and Samsung's Galaxy S7, both top-of-the-line handsets.

Apple's iPhone SE takes on new Android models as worldwide smartphone market rebounds in 2016

The worldwide smartphone market will rebound slightly in 2016, CCS Insight predicted, gaining 2.9 percent over "a weak 2015." And according to new data from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech, the new iPhone SE could account for a respectable chunk of that growth.

HTC to unveil latest smartphone April 12

HTC said it will unveil its latest smartphone April 12, but the company isn't saying much more.

Supreme Court agrees to hear Samsung's appeal in patent war with Apple

The U.S. Supreme Court announced this morning that it will take up the long-running patent feud between Apple and Samsung, stepping into a high-profile case that may have significant impact on the patent-litigation landscape.

As customers hold onto smartphones longer, Apple, Samsung could challenge carriers with upgrade programs

U.S. consumers are upgrading their handsets less frequently as carriers move away from two-year contracts and toward leasing programs and equipment installment plans. The decoupling of those contracts with the price of the phone itself has provided consumers with added transparency about what they're really paying for their phones, so they're often holding on to them longer. This could create headaches for carriers trying to hold on to their subscribers.

Verizon expands yearly handset upgrade program to Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge

Verizon unveiled an annual upgrade program for customers who buy one of the two new Samsung Galaxy phones on the carrier's Equipment Installment Plan.