A visitor uses his smartphone in front of an advertisement of Samsung Electronics’ Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge smartphone at a Samsung Electronics shop in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, July 30, 2015. Samsung Electronics reported Thursday a fifth straight drop in quarterly earnings as the Galaxy S6 failed to reverse its declining fortunes in the smartphone industry. (Photograph: Ahn Young-joon/AP Photo)

Samsung Electronics on Thursday offered a downbeat outlook for the second half of the year as smartphone market growth slows and ahead of the expecte(...)

A Samsung C&T Corp stockholder casts his ballot during the  general meeting of stockholders in Seoul

Samsung’s founding family on Friday scored a narrow win in a landmark proxy battle, fending off an activist investor opposed to an $8 billion deal tha(...)

The S6’s sleek design has won plaudits from critics but signs of slow sales since its April launch have prompted analysts to cut their forecasts of Samsung’s performance this year. Photograph: SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg

Fears that sales of its flagship Galaxy S6 smartphone have missed expectations were reinforced as Samsung Electronics posted a seventh consecutive yea(...)

Samsung Electronics vice-chairman Jay Y Lee as Samsung. Photograph: Lee Jae-Won/Reuters

Samsung Group’s de facto holding company continues its reconstruction of South Korea’s biggest conglomerate to smooth the path for management successi(...)

People wait in front of the Apple Store in Tokyo’s Omotesando shopping district to get a glimpse of the new Apple Watch. Photograph: Toru Hanai/Reuters 1:24

Consumers in Australia flocked to Apple’s store in Sydney on Friday to get the world’s first up-close look at the tech giant’s smartwatch, which the c(...)

Samsung Electronics flagged better-than-expected profits for the first quarter, with rising demand for memory chips helping offset slumping smartphone sales. (Photograph: JUNG YEON-JEJUNG YEON-JE/AFP/Getty Images)

Samsung Electronics posted profit that beat analysts’ estimates as rising demand for memory chips and displays more than offset a slump in smartphones(...)

Visitors  take pictures of the new Samsung Galaxy S6 during the Mobile World Congress. Photograph:  David Ramos/Getty Images 1:34

Samsung Electronics has built wireless charging into its latest flagship products - the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge.The new smartphones were unveiled at Mob(...)

Samsung has been stung by Apple’s new iPhones, ceding global market share after the larger-screen devices captured sales in a segment pioneered by the Galaxy S lineup.  (Photograph: SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg)

Samsung Electronics is expected to release two new versions of its top-tier Galaxy smartphone next month, including a model with a display covering th(...)

Models pose for photographs next to Samsung Electronics’ S’UHD smart television sets during its launch event in Seoul. Photograph: Kim Hong-Ji/Reuters

As Samsung Electronics sells fewer of its own smartphones, the South Korean group’s components businesses are under pressure to pick up the slack and (...)

JK Shin, president and Head of IT and Mobile Communication Division of Samsung Electronics, shows off company’s new Gear Fit fitness band during its launching ceremony at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona earlier this year. Photograph: Gustau Nacarino/Reuters

Samsung Electronics defied speculation it would drop the head of its underperforming mobile division, as the Samsung Group’s heir apparent opted to ke(...)