Samsung banks on 1 million GalaxyTab sales this year

Samsung Electronics expects to sell 1 million of its GalaxyTab tablet devices this year, and is planning more tablets for next year. All Tier 1 U.S. wireless carriers plan to launch the 7-inch tablet, which runs Google's Android platform, later this month. Apple's (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPad continues to dominate the emerging tablet market, capturing 95 percent of the market in the third quarter, according to research firm Strategy Analytics. J.K. Shin, the head of Samsung's mobile communications division, said the company plans to release more tablets at various sizes next year. Article