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Future Samsung TVs will include Steam Link streaming game support

Future Samsung TVs will include Steam Link streaming game support Some Samsung TVs already support streaming from services like PlayStation Now, and the company has announced it intends to bake in support for Valve’s Steam Link as well.For those of you who aren’t aware, Steam Link is a $50 product from Valve that plugs into your television and attaches to your home network (wired networking is strongly recommended).

SSG Crown on C9, H2K, First Blood, and Winning

SSG Crown on C9, H2K, First Blood, and Winning Besides, there were a fair share of fans rooting for Samsung Galaxy as well.” That cool head led to Samsung prevailing; Samsung Galaxy managed to close out games quickly against Cloud9 without taking unnecessary risks.

Samsung’s toxic work culture exposed on the heels of Galaxy Note 7 disaster

Samsung’s toxic work culture exposed on the heels of Galaxy Note 7 disaster The recent leak of a presentation that purports to show how poorly Samsung treats its low-level workers couldn’t have come at a worse time for the company.Not only is its brand reeling after shutting down production of its flagship Galaxy Note 7, but millions of customers need to decide whether to exchange theirs for another Samsung product, or switch to a phone from another company.

Samsung used internal lab to test Note 7 battery instead of third-party

Samsung used internal lab to test Note 7 battery instead of third-party A new report from The Wall Street Journal reveals Samsung used an internal lab to test the battery in the Note 7, which sets it apart from all other smartphone makers, which use independent third-party labs for such testing.There’s no guarantee that Samsung’s use of an internal testing lab has anything to do with the Note 7 defect, but it is very unusual.

‘Total ban’ for Samsung Galaxy Note 7

‘Total ban’ for Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Effective Sunday 16 October 2016, the ban follows a raft of issues for Samsung, after it first issued a recall for all Galaxy Note7 phones due to reports of the battery overheating and catching fire.“They cannot be accepted for travel and there is no storage facility available for them at our check in areas,” Air NZ says.

Samsung’s 10nm node, SoCs now in mass production

Samsung’s 10nm node, SoCs now in mass production According to Samsung, its 10nm LPE (Low Power Early) process node will offer “up to 30-percent increase in area efficiency with 27-percent higher performance or 40-percent lower power consumption.” Or this, from the company’s page on its 32nm process node.

Nvidia GTX 1050 Ti, 1050 outed, priced — and built by Samsung

Nvidia GTX 1050 Ti, 1050 outed, priced — and built by Samsung The GTX 1050 Ti will be a 768-core card, with 4GB of RAM, a 128-bit memory interface, 48 texture units, and 32 ROPS, while the GTX 1050 is a 640-core card with 2GB of RAM, 40 texture units, and 32 ROPS.Boost clock is 1392MHz on the 1050 Ti and 1455MHz on the 1050.

Samsung allegedly tried to bribe man not to talk about his exploding Galaxy Note 7

Samsung allegedly tried to bribe man not to talk about his exploding Galaxy Note 7 As more information has surfaced about the Samsung Galaxy Note 7, the argument that the company acted swiftly and properly with its initial recall has wound up increasingly tarnished.The New York Times reports that Zhang Sitong was saving a friends phone number in his Galaxy Note 7 when the device began to smoke and vibrate.

Samsung is refusing to pay for property damage caused by its exploding Note 7 phone

Samsung is refusing to pay for property damage caused by its exploding Note 7 phone When Samsung began recalling the Galaxy Note 7, we praised the company’s quick action and willingness to address the problems caused by its device.Now, adding insult to injury, Samsung is trying to get out of paying for the property damage its devices caused.

SK Telecom Turn Heel at Worlds, Samsung Try Charm

SK Telecom Turn Heel at Worlds, Samsung Try Charm The first series between SK Telecom T1 and ROX Tigers was a 3-2 series that will be remembered for the rest of the game’s history.There’s just one more obstacle in their path: Samsung Galaxy, the David to their Goliath.

Samsung's mobile division profits fall by 96% in wake of Note 7 disaster

Samsung's mobile division profits fall by 96% in wake of Note 7 disaster In a separate meeting yesterday, Samsung President Shin Jong-kyun met with shareholders directly and gave some additional updates and disclosures related to the Note 7 disaster.As of this writing, Jet Black iPhone 7’s have a wait time of 2-3 weeks, while the same iPhone 7 Plus has an estimated wait time of 4-6 weeks.

Samsung announces fourth-gen 14nm node, plans 10nm improvements, and shows off 7nm EUV wafer

Samsung announces fourth-gen 14nm node, plans 10nm improvements, and shows off 7nm EUV wafer Like Intel, Samsung intends to offer multiple generations of a single process node — but unlike Intel, it isn’t debuting a new strategy in lieu of maintaining a quick transition roadmap.When foundries add new iterations of existing process nodes, it’s typically because they’ve got customers who are interested in those process nodes and want to take advantage of them.

Samsung recalls 2.8 million 'explosive' washers due to injury risk

Samsung recalls 2.8 million 'explosive' washers due to injury risk Earlier this fall, we covered news that Samsung might have to recall several million top-loading washing machines due to injury risks associated with the company’s hardware.Now, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced a major recall across 34 different types of washing machine, affecting an estimated 2.

BANNED: NZ tels to blacklist Samsung Galaxy Note7 from all mobile networks

BANNED: NZ tels to blacklist Samsung Galaxy Note7 from all mobile networks The fallout from the Samsung Galaxy Note7 just keeps getting bigger, as now the New Zealand Telecommunications Industry has now blacklisted the phone from networks completely, starting from November 18.From November 18, all Note7s will be banned from all of New Zealand's mobile networks, meaning anyone that tries to use the mobile or mobile data functions will not be able to connect.

Samsung buys Harman: further proof the car is the biggest consumer electronics device

Samsung buys Harman: further proof the car is the biggest consumer electronics device With the purchase of Harman, Samsung is looking for a bigger role in the automotive sector.The Samsung SmartThings hub may be the de facto standard for controlling disparate protocols (Zigbgee, Z-Wave) and brands for lights, dimmers, thermostats, moisture sensors, door locks, and alarms.

Qualcomm claims it will lead the mobile industry with Snapdragon 835, 10nm manufacturing

Qualcomm claims it will lead the mobile industry with Snapdragon 835, 10nm manufacturing This quick 10nm ramp will happen in partnership with Samsung, which also led the industry on early 14nm technology.“We are excited to continue working together with Samsung in developing products that lead the mobile industry,” said Keith Kressin, senior vice president, product management, Qualcomm Technologies.

Corporate raiders, vulture funds urge breakup of Samsung

Corporate raiders, vulture funds urge breakup of Samsung If the press coming out of Korea is any indication, Samsung isn’t any happier with 2016 than the rest of us.A new report entitled “The Wolf at the Door: The Impact of Hedge Fund Activism on Corporate Governance” explores this phenomena and its impact over the short-and-long terms.

SSD Pricewatch: SSD prices are expected to jump this quarter thanks to limited NAND supply, surging demand

SSD Pricewatch: SSD prices are expected to jump this quarter thanks to limited NAND supply, surging demand For the last few years, SDD prices have been falling steadily, thanks to increased NAND production by multiple companies and the transition to 3D NAND, which offers vastly increased densities for lower cost-per-bit.According to DRAMeXchange via CTimes, average contract prices for MLC NAND flash drives are expected to rise by 6-10% , while TLC products are anticipated to rise by 6-9%.

iPhone 8 rumors increasingly point to curved OLED display

iPhone 8 rumors increasingly point to curved OLED display As Apple preps for the iPhone 8, component suppliers are amassing stockpiles of OLED parts.Specifically, recent reports point to Interflex, BH, and Samsung Electro-Mechanics as suppliers of the components, which will be used by Samsung Display to manufacture the panels used in the iPhone 8.

Engineers claim Samsung's aggressive design led to Note 7 fires

Engineers claim Samsung's aggressive design led to Note 7 fires But manufacturing technology company Instrumental has gotten its hands on a Note 7 to do a detailed third-party analysis.The Note 7 was getting universally excellent reviews several months ago as it hit the market.