Samsung Unveils Samsung Pay Cash

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To offer a new way to shop and spend, the new virtual Samsung Pay Cash account is letting users add money and shop online as well in stores with the Samsung Pay app. At the same time, only users themselves can open Samsung Pay.

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.

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Samsung Announces Reorg Amid Falling Earnings, Retrial

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Samsung is reorganizing its executive suite following a drop in earnings and the retrial of former leader and Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong, known professionally as Jay Y. Samsung has benefited from Huawei ’s trouble in network equipment and Apple’s absence in 5G smartphones.

Samsung To Launch ‘Artificial Human’ Called Neon

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Samsung disclosed that it will introduce an “artificial human” called Neon at CES 2020 on Jan. The limited information about Neon was shared on Samsung’s Twitter account, and includes an “Artificial Human” teaser in several languages with the tagline “Have you met an ‘artificial’?”.

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, Lyft Team Up On Rewards

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Samsung announced a partnership with Lyft on Tuesday (Oct. The partnership marks the first expansion of Samsung Rewards beyond the Galaxy ecosystem,” Samsung said in a press release , “and is just the beginning of what we have in store.”.

Samsung Pay launches in-app international money transfers

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In an effort to grow adoption, Samsung Pay is rolling out international money transfers to accounts in 47 countries, the company said this week. Called Samsung Pay Cash, the capability lets customers send money via direct deposit or arrangements to pick up funds in person.

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 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 Snatches Up TeleWorld To Enhance 5G Offerings

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Samsung Electronics is acquiring network services provider TeleWorld Solutions (TWS) to build out the next generation of wireless, TechCrunch reported Monday (Jan. Everyone at TeleWorld Solutions is excited to be part of the Samsung family,” said Shervin Gerami, CEO of TeleWorld Solutions.

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.

Lyft Teams With Samsung To Offer Rewards For Galaxy Users

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Samsung announced a partnership with Lyft on Tuesday (Oct. The partnership marks the first expansion of Samsung Rewards beyond the Galaxy ecosystem,” Samsung said in a press release , “and is just the beginning of what we have in store.”.

Travelex Attack Forces Shutdown Of Samsung Pay’s Cross-Border Transfers

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A New Year’s Eve ransomware attack on Travelex continued to affect global businesses and customers today, including multiple Samsung Pay users, according to reports. Any users attempting to make a financial transfer via Samsung Pay will be unable to complete the process.

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 Explains Galaxy Smartphone Security Flaw

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With a problem that stems from some silicone cases, Samsung explained a significant security flaw that could allow anyone’s fingerprint to unlock the Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy S10 family of smartphones. Security & Fraud biometrics News Samsung Security Smartphones What's Hot

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.

Samsung Execs Jailed In South Korea For Evidence Tampering

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A South Korean court slapped three Samsung Electronics executives with jail sentences Monday (Dec. Prosecutors said computers and servers from Samsung Biologics , a contract drug manufacturer, were buried beneath factory floors to conceal evidence.

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’s New Fridge Uses AI To Track Food Inventory

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Samsung has introduced a new refrigerator that’s the latest addition to its Family Hub lineup, with artificial intelligence (AI) and features that can plan meals and connect with Samsung devices around the home, according to a report by VentureBeat.

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

Data Dive, New Directions Edition: Chase, Samsung And Apple

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Particularly standing in the spotlight are JPMorgan Chase , Samsung and Apple — for very different reasons. Samsung Virtual Human. Samsung disclosed that it will introduce a new “artificial human” to the world at CES 2020 in Las Vegas this week.

Samsung Looks To 5G Retail As Revenue Declines

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Smartphone shipments for Samsung increased in the second quarter of 2019, the company said in its latest earnings report , thanks to retail sales of its mid-level models. Samsung’s earnings provide a glimpse into the intersection of retail and mobile.

Samsung Shows Off Flip-Style Foldable Phone

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At its developer conference, Samsung provided a sneak peek at a concept for a new foldable smartphone that has a vertical fold, similar to that of an old flip phone, instead of a horizontal fold like its recently released Galaxy Fold device.

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

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.

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

How Samsung only scratches the surface of Tap-to-Phone

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Samsung's upcoming XCover Pro phone, which can accept contactless payments without add-on hardware, is the first of what Visa hopes will be many devices capable of natively handling NFC payments. NFC Wearable payments Mobile payments Mobile point-of-sale Network rules Visa Samsung

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 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

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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Property Startup Travelio Now Has Samsung As An Investor

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Travelio, a property technology startup based out of Indonesia, recently announced that the Samsung Venture Investment Corporation has joined the company’s Series B funding round, according to reports. . We are very fortunate to have Samsung as the latest addition to our shareholders.

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.

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

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.

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 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 Has A New Fridge That Uses AI To Identify Food

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Samsung has introduced a new refrigerator that’s the latest addition to its Family Hub lineup, with artificial intelligence (AI) and features that can plan meals and connect with Samsung devices around the home, according to a report by VentureBeat.

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.