Key Developments: Samsung Electronics Co Ltd (005930.KS)

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31 Oct 2014
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Samsung Electronics Co Ltd gives Q3 2014 outlook below analysts' estimates
Tuesday, 7 Oct 2014 02:00am EDT 

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd:Expects Q3 2014 consolidated sales in the range of 46 ~ 48 trillion Korean won.Expects Q3 2014 operating profit in the range of 3.9 ~ 4.3 trillion Korean won.Says Q3 earnings is expected to decrease substantially quarter-on-quarter as a result of declines in the mobile business due to intensified smartphone competition, which also had an adverse effect on the performance of the OLED and S.LSI businesses, and weak seasonal demand for the CE business.Q3 2014 revenue of 52 trillion Korean won, EBIT of 5.5 trillion Korean won - Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.  Full Article

U.S. international trade commission opens investigation into Samsung Electronics Co Ltd product infringement of NVIDIA Corp GPU patents
Monday, 6 Oct 2014 06:51pm EDT 

NVIDIA Corp:Says that U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) has voted to investigate whether certain Samsung Electronics Co Ltd's products should be blocked from entering the country because they infringe GPU patents owned by NVIDIA.Decision follows complaint filed last month in ITC by NVIDIA.NVIDIA has also filed lawsuit in Delaware District Court seeking damages for infringement.Products at issue include Galaxy Note Edge, Galaxy Note 4, Galaxy S5, Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy S4 mobile phones; and Galaxy Tab S, Galaxy Note Pro and Galaxy Tab 2 computer tablets.Most of these devices incorporate Qualcomm mobile processors - including Snapdragon S4, 400, 600, 800, 801 and 805.Others are powered by Samsung's own Exynos mobile processors.  Full Article

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd acquires PrinterOn
Tuesday, 2 Sep 2014 04:00pm EDT 

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd:Says acquisition of PrinterOn, a pioneer in mobile cloud printing solutions based in Ontario.Acquisition is expected to reinforce Samsung's expansive mobile ecosystem, particularly for company's B2B customers, as well as further Samsung's leadership in the standardization of mobile printing as founding member of the Mopria Alliance.PrinterOn will operate as an independent, wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Canada (SECA).  Full Article

ParkerVision Inc names Samsung as additional defendant in patent infringement suit
Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 10:00pm EDT 

ParkerVision Inc:Says that it has amended its patent infringement complaint filed on May 1, 2014 against Qualcomm Incorporated, Qualcomm Atheros, Inc., HTC Corporation and HTC America, Inc.Says the amended complaint, filed in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida, names Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., Samsung Electronics America, Inc. and Samsung Telecommunications America, LLC (collectively Samsung) as additional defendants.The four additional patents relate to frequency translations and methods and systems for down-converting an electromagnetic signal.Says the original seven patents in this case relate to radio frequency up-conversion of electromagnetic signals, systems for control of multi-mode, multi-band communications, baseband innovations including control and system calibration, and wireless protocol conversion.ParkerVision is seeking unspecified monetary damages from the defendants as well as a permanent injunction.ParkerVision is also seeking a finding of willful infringement against Qualcomm based on its alleged prior knowledge of certain of the patents in this case.  Full Article

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd's Samsung Electronics America Inc to acquire Quietside Corporation
Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 04:00am EDT 

Samsung Electronics America Inc:Agrees to acquire Quietside Corporation, a distribution channel for heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) products.Samsung Electronics America Inc is a wholly owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.  Full Article

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd to acquire SmartThings, open platform for internet of things
Thursday, 14 Aug 2014 06:15pm EDT 

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd:Enters into agreement to acquire SmartThings, the open platform for the smart home and consumer Internet of Things.SmartThings supports open and growing ecosystem of developers, who are producing new types of connected devices and unique apps in the cloud that change how everyday objects work.With Samsung's resources and support, SmartThings will be able to expand platform and become available for even more partners and devices.Company will continue to operate independently under founder and CEO Alex Hawkinson, and will become part of the Samsung Open Innovation Center (OIC), which is responsible for bringing software and services innovation to Samsung Electronics.SmartThings will move headquarters from Washington, DC to Palo Alto, California.  Full Article

Samsung Electronics declares interim cash dividend for 2014
Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 07:32pm EDT 

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd:Says it has declared an annual interim cash dividend of 500 won per share of common stock and 500 won per share of preferred stock for 2014.Dividend payment on Aug. 29, to shareholders of record on June 30.Total dividend amount of 75,408,192,500 won.  Full Article

Samsung Electronics and related parties acquires stake in Cheil Industries
Tuesday, 10 Jun 2014 04:24am EDT 

Cheil Industries Inc:SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO,.LTD and five related parties have acquired 5,857,010 shares of Cheil Industries Inc, representing a 11.17 pct stake.  Full Article

Samsung Electronics and related parties acquires stake in Samsung SDI
Tuesday, 10 Jun 2014 04:15am EDT 

Samsung SDI Co., Ltd:Samsung Electronics Co Ltd and two related parties have acquired 2,201,270 shares of Samsung SDI, representing a 4.83 pct stake.The shareholders' combined stake in Samsung SDI increased to 25.50 pct from 20.67 pct.  Full Article

InterDigital Inc announces patent license agreement with Samsung
Tuesday, 3 Jun 2014 06:05am EDT 

InterDigital Inc:Enters into a patent license agreement with Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.Says multi-year agreement also resolves all pending litigation between the companies.Royalty-bearing license agreement sets forth terms covering the sale by Samsung of 3G, 4G and certain future generation wireless products.  Full Article


Samsung Electronics seeks China comeback with first metallic smartphones

SEOUL - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd unveiled two mid-tier handsets with a premium design as it prepared to deliver a riposte to its low-priced Chinese rivals and reclaim its title as the top brand in the world's biggest smartphone market.

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