Week-in-Review: Tesla’s losses and Elon Musk’s new promises
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Week-in-Review: Tesla’s losses and Elon Musk’s new promises

What a complicated week for Tesla . The electric car-maker announced this week that it had lost more than $700 million in the first quarter of 2019, an…

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Samsung Ventures’ first investment in Southeast Asia is HR startup Swingvy
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Samsung Ventures’ first investment in Southeast Asia is HR startup Swingvy

Samsung Ventures, the VC arm of the Korean electronics giant, has made its first investment in Southeast Asia after it backed HR startup Swingvy. Singapore-based Swingy’s service provides…

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Spotify Q1 hits 100M paying users, 217M overall, beats on sales but loss widens to $159M
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Spotify Q1 hits 100M paying users, 217M overall, beats on sales but loss widens to $159M

As Amazon reportedly gears up to offer its own hi-fi music streaming service, Spotify has posted its Q1 figures. One significant milestone: the world’s currently biggest music streaming…

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iPhone hard hit as global smartphone shipments continue nosedive
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iPhone hard hit as global smartphone shipments continue nosedive

The smartphone industry is in rough shape. Sundar Pichai used the word “headwinds” to discuss the company’s difficulties moving Pixel 3 units, but Canalys’ latest report is far…

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Samsung sees Q1 profit plummet 60%
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Samsung sees Q1 profit plummet 60%

Samsung’s Q1 earnings are in and, as the company itself predicted, they don’t make for pretty reading. The Korean giant saw revenue for the three-month period fall by…

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Samsung made a vertical TV for watching smartphone videos
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Samsung made a vertical TV for watching smartphone videos

So it’s come to this. After years of letter boxes and angry commenters, the electronics world is finally giving in and developing hardware designed to view vertical videos.…

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Is this the vertical-folding Motorola Razr?
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Is this the vertical-folding Motorola Razr?

This could be the upcoming Motorola Razr revival. The images purporting to be the upcoming smartphone appeared online on Weibo and show a foldable design. Unlike Galaxy Fold,…

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Is the Samsung Galaxy Fold a bad omen for foldables?
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Is the Samsung Galaxy Fold a bad omen for foldables?

I wrote a lot about the Galaxy Fold here. After a week with the device, I was left with mixed feelings independent of the whole ongoing display saga.…

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Verizon announces 20 5G markets for 2019, as Samsung Galaxy S10 5G preorders open
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Verizon announces 20 5G markets for 2019, as Samsung Galaxy S10 5G preorders open

Analysts have been all too happy to discuss 5G’s cart and horse problem, even as they wax poetic about the wireless technology’s future. Networks require devices and devices…

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Samsung Galaxy Fold teardown reveals ‘alarmingly fragile’ display
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Samsung Galaxy Fold teardown reveals ‘alarmingly fragile’ display

While Samsung performs its own internal investigations, the folks at iFixit had plenty to say about the Galaxy Fold in their own teardown. The writeup is a bit…

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