A Samsung  Galaxy Gear 2 Neo smartwatch. The company today unveiled what it said was the first smartwatch capable of making and receiving calls without a mobile phone nearby. Photo: Bloomberg

Samsung Electronics has unveiled what it said was the first smartwatch capable of making and receiving calls without a mobile phone nearby, in the So(...)

A source said Apple expects to ship 50 million units of its new smartwatch within the first year of the product’s release. Photograph:  Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

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Curved 4K OLED televisions are displayed at the LG Electronics  stand during the 2014 International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Photo: Reuters

LG Electronics beat market expectations by reporting its strongest quarterly profit in nearly two years, after strong sales of its high-end tel(...)

New Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is pushing the company forward on mobile.

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A man riding a motorcycle drives past an LG Electronics Inc. logo in Seoul. Photograph: SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg

LG Electronics, the world’s second-largest maker of televisions, posted an unexpected fourth-quarter loss on the impact of a rising South Korean won a(...)

Lacklustre demand for televisions prompted panel price cuts as competition among Asian TV makers, including Samsung, LG Electronics and Sony intensified.  Photograph: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

LG Display, which supplies panels for Apple devices, reported profit that missed analyst estimates as weaker prices for TV panels outweighed increased(...)

The new LG G2 smartphone following its debut at a news conference in New York in August. LG reported its lowest quarterly profit for 2013 today as its mobile business slipped into the red due to the cost of marketing its latest smartphone.  Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

South Korea’s LG Electronics reported its lowest quarterly profit for 2013 today as its mobile business slipped into the red due to the cost of marke(...)

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Samsung Electronics has introduced a smartphone with a curved display in a continued effort to set the pace of hardware innovation and maintain its supremacy in a fiercely competitive business. Photograph: Beawiharta/Reuters

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