Webwire: Samsung sure of smartphone profit; Google TV heads to UK

Samsung predicts it will trump a 4.3 billion Won (€2.9 million) 1Q12 profit in the current quarter, on strong sales of its latest Galaxy S smartphone.
 
Google is preparing to take its interactive TV service beyond the US, penning a deal with Sony to launch the package in the UK next month.
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RIM is considering breaking off its handset division from its messaging operations, or maintaining the firm in its current form and seeking a new, high-profile, stakeholder
 
HTC is pulling out of Brazil due to poor sales of the two smartphones it has launched in the market.
 
Samsung is investigating reports that one of its new Galaxy S III smartphones has exploded.
 
PC maker Lenovo’s share price hit its lowest intraday level since February, on concerns about the state of the global PC market.

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