Blockchain-Friendly Smartphone Introduced By Samsung

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Samsung ’s latest Galaxy Note 10 aims to boost blockchain adoption by making it more user-friendly, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday (Sept. Samsung is also rolling out the Galaxy Fold in South Korea. Samsung is partnering with the creator of the Klaytn platform, Ground X Corp.

Samsung Teams With Apple

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Samsung has announced that it will offer iTunes Movies and TV Shows and Apple AirPlay 2 support on all 2019 Samsung Smart TV models beginning this spring, while support on 2018 Samsung Smart TVs will launch through a firmware update.

Samsung Develops Second Foldable Device

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With a high-end product that is said to fold inward like a classic flip phone, Samsung Electronics Co. At the same time, Samsung reportedly had a design defect that made it push back the release of the Galaxy Fold. “I’m Retail Galaxy Fold huawei News phone Royole Samsung What's Hot

Samsung Pay Offers Payments, Credit To Indian Marketplaces

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Samsung has reached an agreement with an online marketplace for financial products in India that will allow consumers to apply for credit cards and loans through the Samsung Pay app. Paisabazaar will not be integrated with Samsung Pay outside of India.

Samsung Introduces Bixby Marketplace

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Samsung is introducing a marketplace for Bixby, the company’s voice assistant, despite its relatively unknown name when stacked against the likes of Alexa, Siri and Cortana. . Mastercard and Samsung are aiming to solve that problem with their new alliance.

 Samsung Eyes Blockchain Smartphone?

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Said sites including thenextweb.com , Samsung, no small player in mobile devices, submitted three trademark requests in Europe that offer up some clues into blockchain-focused phones. Blockchain dtcc IBM News SamsungIn the world of blockchain phones, another name may crowd the pantheon.

Samsung Developing Its Own Blockchain Network, Crypto Coin

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A report has revealed that Samsung is planning to develop its own proprietary blockchain network, as well as launch its own cryptocurrency token. The source also revealed that the company is planning to launch its own “Samsung Coin” in the future.

Braintree Announces Support For Samsung Pay

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can now accept Samsung Pay for in-app payments. In a press release , Braintree said support for Samsung Pay was driven by focusing on what will drive the future of commerce and help merchants. could use PayPal within Samsung Pay at millions of retailers.

Samsung, Apple Dominate $2B Wearables Market

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Numbers from Canalys showed that the quarter’s growth was led by Apple and Samsung , which had 32 percent and 121 percent growth, respectively, at 2.9 Samsung most recently showcased these capabilities with its latest Watch Active 2 series, though other vendors are close behind.”.

Samsung Discontinues India AI Shopping App

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Samsung has shut down its India-specific, AI-powered app called Samsung Mall, according to a report. India is a big market for Samsung, and its research and development team is based there. When it launched, Samsung said it would work with Bixby , the company’s voice assistant.

Google Suspends Fraudulent Samsung Update App

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While the app on the Google Play Store , called “Updates for Samsung,” did indeed redistribute Samsung’s software, it was also a scam to get users to pay money for the updates. Security & Fraud fraud Google mobile app News scam Updates for Samsung What's Hot

Samsung Pay Partners with RBC for Payment Support

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Personal payment cards issued by the Royal Bank of Canada are now supported by Samsung’s mobile payment system, Samsung Pay, the company announced today. Cards Exclusive Mobile Payments credit cards Mobile Payments RBC Samsung Pay

Samsung Introduces Three New Smart Home Items

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Samsung has introduced three new smart home items that are low-cost entrants into the space, according to a report. A SmartThings hub by Samsung runs about $70. Retail Innovation News Samsung smart home Technology What's Hot

Samsung Pay Adds Samsung Rewards To Payment Service

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On Thursday (April 12), Samsung Pay , the digital payment unit of Samsung Electronics, debuted Samsung Rewards, which gives users reward points every time they use the Samsung Pay mobile payment service to make purchases. According to news from BGR , with the program, it doesn’t matter what the Samsung Pay customer purchases with his or her mobile device. BGR noted that in India, Samsung Rewards works both with Samsung Pay and Samsung Pay Mini.

Samsung Forecasts Declines, Exceeds Profit Guidance Expectations

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and China impacts the global markets for smartphones and chips, Samsung Electronics Co Ltd. Retail News Samsung Electronics Co Ltd. As the trade war between the U.S. predicts a sharp drop in operating profit for the second quarter.

Four Indian Startups Garner $8.5M From Samsung Venture

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Samsung Venture Investment Corporation (SVIC) announced on Wednesday (July 10) an $8.5 In terms of the OSLabs investment, De said that its suite of mobile apps are now available in Samsung’s Galaxy Store.

Samsung Eyes Smartphone Sales Growth In India

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With a new array of budget-friendly devices, Samsung Electronics is looking to double its online sales of smartphones in 2019 to reach $1 billion in India. Samsung India Senior Vice President Asim Warsi told the newswire, “Business-to-consumer sales in the online market are expected to be $4.5

Mastercard Masterpass Integrated with Samsung Pay, Android Pay

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Today Mastercard announced that it will be partnering with Microsoft, Google, and Samsung in order to integrate its Masterpass network with those digital wallets — so users of Google Wallet, Android Pay, or Samsung Pay can shop online wherever Masterpass is accepted, starting in early 2017.

PFS Cardholders Can Now Make Purchases With Samsung Pay

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Samsung, the South Korean consumer electronics giant, announced Thursday (March 20) a partnership with Prepaid Financial Services (PFS) to launch Samsung Pay for its branded cards. In a press release , Samsung said cardholders on specific programs issued and managed by PFS in the U.K.

Samsung Pay: Getting Past Contextual Commerce Friction

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And this isn’t a small or niche subset of consumers – according to the latest edition of the Digital Consumer Report , a PYMNTS/ Samsung Pay collaboration, 58 percent of consumers reported engaging in contextual commerce.

Samsung Eyes Second Smart Speaker

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A new report claims that Samsung is set to release another smart speaker next year, in addition to the Galaxy Home. According to SamMobile , the other Samsung speaker will reportedly bear the model number “SM-V310” and come in black.

Talking With: Samsung's Haley Kim about Samsung Pay, merchant collaborations, market competition

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Key to Mobile Wallet Adoption? Rewards, Samsung Pay Bets

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Exclusive Mobile Payments Retail Technology Accenture Citi Bank mobile wallets Samsung Electronics Samsung PayIt’s no secret that mobile wallets, although well-intended, haven’t gained much traction among consumers.

Samsung Unveils Foldable Phone At Developer Event

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Samsung Electronics gave a first look at a foldable phone that has a screen similar to a small tablet on Wednesday (November 7) in California. Innovation android apps Flexible Scrren foldable phone mobile News Samsung smartphone Technology What's Hot

Samsung Invests $2.9M In French Crypto Co.

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Samsung has invested 2.6 The Samsung investment puts Ledger’s valuation at 260 million euros ($290 million). The news comes after it was reported that Samsung is working on its own blockchain-based network, as well as a cryptocurrency token called Samsung Coin.

Samsung Galaxy S10 Fingerprint Sensor Tricked By 3D Printer

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A Samsung Galaxy S10 user was able to show how he could trick the in-display fingerprint sensor using a 3D printer. The analyst predicts Samsung will adopt the technology with an update for the Galaxy S10 slated for the first quarter of 2021.

Samsung Pay To Work With Gear S3 Without Samsung Smartphone

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Samsung Pay usually goes hand-in-hand with a Samsung mobile device, typically one of its smartphones, but that is no longer the case with Samsung Pay working without a Samsung smartphone. According to a report by 9to5Google , Samsung Pay confirmed on Twitter that the Gear S3 Classic and the Gear S3 Frontier will work with or without a Samsung smartphone. Samsung has said that such watches are “trendy” at the moment.

Samsung Q3 Mobile Sales Decline 12 Percent

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Samsung Electronics smartphone sales will increase in the holiday shopping season, with the general trend lasting into 2019, the company said when announcing its Q3 results. For the third quarter of 2018, Samsung posted 24.91 Samsung Pay debuted about three years ago.

Samsung Pay Leapfrogs Rivals with Epic Alipay Deal

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Samsung Pay may not be available in the United Kingdom yet, but it’s rapidly expanding its reach in China in a March deal with UnionPay, the world’s largest credit card network, and now through a new deal with Alipay. Take that, Apple.

BBVA to Launch Mobile Iris Scanner Through Partnership With Samsung

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The feature, announced today, will use Samsung’s iris scanning technology, recently updated along with its other biometric capabilities, according to the company. Exclusive Mobile Security BBVA biometric authentication iris scanning Mobile banking Samsung

Samsung Expands Beyond Pop-Ups With Full-Scale Stores

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In a potential challenge to Apple at brick-and-mortar retail, Samsung Electronics is looking to move beyond pop-up shops with its own full-scale U.S. As it stands, Samsung Electronics brick-and-mortar ventures in the U.S.

Samsung’s Rewarding March To Mobile Payments Adoption

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That’s the problem that Samsung set out to crack with the Samsung Rewards program launched a week ago. Cue The Samsung Rewards Multiplier. Source: Samsung. Make It Simple, Samsung. Source: Samsung. What Makes Samsung Rewards Really Rewarding.

RBL Bank cardholders to use Samsung Pay for contactless payments

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(The Paypers) Mastercard , RBL Bank , and Samsung India have announced the launch of Samsung Pay for RBL Bank’s credit cardholders

Samsung, Bank of America Start Work on Iris Authentication for Mobile

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Mobile and electronics company, Samsung and Bank of America will start working with a focus group over the next six months, as they pilot the iris authentication scan that will allow customers to log into their bank accounts on their mobiles by taking a picture of their eye.

Wirecard Integrates Mobile Wallet With Apple, Android and Samsung Pay

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EXCLUSIVE – Wirecard launched its mobile wallet integration with Apple Pay, Android Pay and Samsung Pay at Money 20/20 in Las Vegas. Exclusive Mobile Payments Android Pay Apple Pay Citibank Mobile Payments mobile wallets point of sale transactions Samsung Pay Wirecard

Samsung’s First Quarter Profits Down About 60 Percent YOY

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Samsung Electronics warned that first quarter profits declined nearly 60 percent compared to last year, brought on by weakness in displays and its memory chip unit. CNBC , citing the company, reported Samsung said operating profit for the March-ending quarter will be about 6.2

Samsung Considers Blockchain To Manage Supply Chain

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Samsung is reportedly looking into blockchain technology to manage its supply chain, reports in Bloomberg said on Monday (April 16). Samsung SDS VP and Blockchain Chief Song Kwang-woo said that supply chain involves the transport of billions of dollars worth of goods every year. Samsung SDS, the company’s logistics and IT unit, said blockchain may be able to cut logistics and shipping costs by 20 percent, reports said.

MasterCard Releases Its IoT App for Samsung Refrigerator

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MasterCard several days ago quietly released its iOS app to support a partnership with Samsung it announced last January. The new Groceries by MasterCard app connects to Samsung’s Family Hub Refrigerator for “standing Read More.

Samsung And DeLorean

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It couldn’t get much worse for Samsung. Once heralded as the best smartphone ever, the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 has instead proven to be the most combustible smartphone ever. The situation for Samsung is reminiscent of the Irish car manufacturer DeLorean ’s short-lived celebrity in the 1980s. Let’s first review the fall from grace of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7, as it happened. Samsung could no longer bury its head in the sand and announced a recall, blaming the batteries.

The Future of the Financial WorkStation is Mobile, says Samsung

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Samsung says, no. Rather, financial professionals should focus on the mobile phone, which is why Samsung is taking a mobile-first approach to its solutions for finance.

Samsung Pay Launches In China

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Apple Pay’s competition in China just got a bit steeper, as Samsung has officially rolled out Samsung Pay in the region. But Samsung may have an edge that Apple doesn’t. That’s because Samsung Pay works nearly anywhere contactless payments are available.

Bitcoin Daily: Ripple’s XRP Rises To Top-Performing Crypto; Samsung To Bring Blockchain To Budget Smartphones

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In other news, Samsung is planning to launch its blockchain technology onto its budget smartphone. “We The revelation comes after reports last month that Samsung was planning to develop its own proprietary blockchain network , as well as launch its own cryptocurrency token.

Samsung Rolls Out Babylon AI Doctor

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inked a deal with Samsung in which it will provide consumers with access to artificial intelligence-enabled doctors via smartphones. According to a report in the Financial Times , Samsung has agreed to preinstall the technology into its new devices, enabling consumers to set up a video appointment with a doctor or get a check of symptoms via Samsung’s Health app. Artificial Intelligence Babylon health apps mobile devices Samsung uk What's Hot