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Samsung spends $15 billion to grow Chinese semiconductor presence

Spending billions on China hoping China will spend billions back.

What you need to know Samsung will invest $ 15 billion in a semiconductor plant in Xi’an, China. The first $ 7 billion phase will be completed by 2020. The second phase will be ready by the end of 2021.

Samsung will invest up to $ 15 billion to expand a semiconductor factory in Xi’an in Northwest China’s Shaanxi Province, according to SamMobile. The factory was opened  [Read More…]

Daily brief: Samsung faces flat earnings, Verizon spends money on Pixels

It’s hard to go a full day without some big news regarding Samsung.

There’s a combination of news hits relating to the Galaxy Note 7, and none of it is good. Samsung Electronics released its earnings guidance (what it expects its numbers to look like) for Q3 2016, and both sales and operating profit are about flat from Q2 — that doesn’t bode well for its Q4, which is traditionally big thanks to the holiday buying  [Read More…]

Your typical mobile gamer today spends two hours every day face-down in a tablet

A new survey of mobile gamers conducted by the NPD Group says that they are playing, on average, over two hours a day on their devices. The survey, conducted in late 2014, indicates a 57% increase in the average play time for mobile gamers, compared to just 80 minutes a day in 2012.

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HTC Americas president spends 4 minutes talking leaks, the future, and smartphone of the year

Comparing HTC to the competition is like ‘comparing a Rolex to a Timex’

HTC Americas president Jason Mackenzie spent 4 minutes talking on CNBC’s Fast Money this afternoon. While he didn’t have much to say about the leaks or any legal action against for the leakers — “We never comment on rumors and speculation” — he did have a lot to say about how HTC is intent on delivering great products to help regain some of  [Read More…]