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Samsung Electronics CEO Says Firm Must Learn From Crisis

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd Chief Executive Kwon Oh-hyun on Tuesday said the South Korean tech giant must improve, as it reels from the costly withdrawal of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone. Without referring directly to the failure of the fire-prone Galaxy Note 7s, Kwon said in a statement Samsung employees should look back and ask whether they had been complacent ... Read More »

iPhone 8 Plus to Sport OLED Display, Sharp CEO Hints

Just last week, a Nikkei-based report of Apple introducing three iPhone 8 variants in 2017 surfaced online. One of the three variants – a 5.5-inch variant that may bear the Plus moniker – was said to be a premium offering sporting an OLED display panel. Now, a fresh report further testifies Apple’s interest in OLED panels, hinting that the iPhone ... Read More »

Apple CEO Tim Cook Says He Is ‘Open to Acquisitions of Any Size’

Three days after AT&T announced an $85 billion deal to acquire Time Warner, Apple CEO Tim Cook says he’s open to make a large purchase. When asked about his strategy around larger acquisitions during the company’s fiscal fourth quarter earnings call, Cook responded, “We’re open to acquisitions of any size that are of strategic value where we can deliver better ... Read More »

OnePlus CEO Pete Lau Teases Android 7.0 Nougat for the OnePlus 3

It’s been over three months since the launch of the OnePlus 3 and users of OnePlus’ latest flagship device have been waiting eagerly for the latest Android 7.0 Nougat update. OnePlus recently told its fans during a Reddit AMA that it is “actively working” on bringing the latest Android update to its current flagship. CEO Pete Lau has now posted ... Read More »

BlackBerry CEO John Chen Says Turnaround Is Two-Thirds Complete

BlackBerry Ltd Chief Executive John Chen said on Monday he was two-thirds of the way toward achieving his goal of turning the Canadian technology company’s fortunes around. “We have made investment over a billion-plus, all in software, all in security, and now we need to execute it,” Chen said at an event in Toronto two days before the company will ... Read More »

LeEco’s CEO Takes Over as Coolpad’s Chairman

In a strategic move to gain a stronghold in emerging markets like India, Chinese Internet and technology conglomerate LeEco on Monday announced the appointment of its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Jia Yueting as Chairman of another leading Chinese smartphone player Coolpad. With the announcement, Coolpad’s stocks surged over 20 percent on Monday. LeEco has now become the largest shareholder ... Read More »

Cyanogen Not Pivoting to Apps; Remains an OS Company, Says CEO

Cyanogen has strongly refuted reports that it is pivoting to apps. In a series of tweets, Kirt McMaster CEO Cyanogen has reaffirmed the company’s commitment to its OS plans. McMaster on Twitter wrote, “Cyanogen NOT pivoting to apps. We are an OS company and our mission of creating an OPEN ANDROID stands.” Talking about several reports that claimed the company ... Read More »

BlackBerry’s Mid-variety Smartphones to Be special in July: CEO

BlackBerry CEO John Chen discovered earlier this yr the Canadian cellphone and services employer will unveil mid-range Android smartphones in 2016, but now, it looks like we’ve got a greater definitive time frame. Chen in an interview has now found out that more details about the two smartphones might be unveiled as quickly as subsequent month. Chen said he would ... Read More »

BlackBerry’s top goal to Make devices profitable This yr, Says CEO

BlackBerry Ltd’s pinnacle priority for this 12 months is making its gadgets enterprise worthwhile, its chief govt said on Wednesday, even because it weighs the destiny of its hardware operation. “The tool enterprise need to be profitable, due to the fact we don’t want to run a enterprise that drags onto the lowest line,” chief government John Chen instructed buyers ... Read More »

OnePlus X Will no longer Get a Successor, Says CEO Pete Lau

As expected, OnePlus released the successor of the OnePlus 2 at its Loop VR release event. The OnePlus 3 flagship cellphone changed into a seen upgrade to its predecessor, with recognize to layout and specifications. however, soon after the release, OnePlus CEO Pete Lau showed that a comparable improve may not be visible for its budget OnePlus X device. Lau ... Read More »