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Bad News from Korea: Young Samsung LCD-Factory Worker Suicide -- Second in Two Weeks

Elizabeth Grossman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Elizabeth Grossman

Kim Joo hyun's suicide is but the latest deeply disturbing news coming from Samsung's Korean manufacturing plants.

Observations from CES 2011: NBC, Comcast, Motorola Xoom and the New Company that Will Change TV Navigation

Jack Myers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jack Myers

With all the focus by technology companies on "content" and "social media," there was a surprisingly low presence of traditional media companies.

US Military Invades Las Vegas, Infiltrates CES 2011

Jim Louderback | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jim Louderback

The armed forces are at CES looking for new technology designed for consumers that it can co-opt for its own purposes. Let's start with some technology borrowed from rock musicians, but designed for fighters.

iPad Killer: Truly, Really, I mean It

Jim Louderback | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jim Louderback

CES 2011: I'm the first to admit that I fall victim to shiny objects at trade shows, and I regularly call every new tablet an iPad Killer. But now, really, I've found it.

RUMOR: Samsung To Unveil New Galaxy Player To Rival iPod Touch

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

*Scroll down for pictures.* According to Samsung Hub, a sleek new challenger to the iPod Touch will debut at the Consumer Electronics Show next week....

MTV Debuts "Fast Forward" Pre-Roll Ads with Technology from Panache (VIDEO)

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.05.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

Like them or not, online videos with pre-roll ads can't be stopped, fast forwarded or skipped. At least until now when MTV debuted an ad for Samsung which can be, well, fast forwarded.

PHOTOS: Google Unveils New Phone, Latest Version Of Android

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

*Scroll down for photos.* Google has taken the wraps off the Nexus S smartphone, a successor to the failed Nexus One. Co-developed by Samsung, the N...

Samsung Continuum For Verizon Has Double The Displays, Double The Fun

Engadget | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

The Fascinate's ride at the top of Sammy's Android lineup for Big Red might be a short one -- a very short one. Feast your eyes on this monster, said ...

Samsung Showing off Its Transparent LCD Screen

Ramon Nuez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ramon Nuez

I was recently contacted by Samsung and asked if I wanted to check out their transparent LCD screen. Yes, you read that correctly: Samsung has a transparent LCD screen.

Penny Pricing Signals Windows Phone 7 Struggling in Its First Week

Suzanne Kantra | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Suzanne Kantra

Less than a week after the first Windows Phone 7 devices went on sale, both of AT&T's currently available models, the LG Quantum and HTC Surround, hav...

Flash Drives Speed up PC Start Times

Larry Magid | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Larry Magid

Because it has no moving parts, the flash memory in some new computers has big advantages over the spinning media used in hard drives. Reading and writing data is much faster and more reliable.

OOPS: Did Best Buy Just Leak The Nexus S?

Engadget | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Best Buy Mobile published a humble (if not incomplete) ad for the "Nexus S for T-Mobile," touting both its "pure Google" experience (i.e. vanilla Andr...

The Reach For iPhone-ism Continues

Gil Laroya | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Gil Laroya

'iPhone-ism' handily describes the effects of designing a user-centric device, with easy to learn (albeit subconsciously taught) functions, that make for an instant consumer hit.

Google Prepping A Nexus Two?

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

UPDATE: Samsung reportedly told Korean-language news site Danawa that rumors a Nexus Two handset is in the works are "simply not true." (via Boy Geniu...

OK Labs Forging the Mobile Virtualization Movement

Ramon Nuez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ramon Nuez

This is the latest post in our series, Technical MashUps, which focuses on the various technologies that are being leveraged to improve and redefine o...

Internet-Powered TV -- Yahoo vs. the World

Jack Hidary | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jack Hidary

Even as 3d television is getting all the headlines today, flat screen TVs with internet connectivity are spreading across the market with amazing speed. Who will control the software platform for this new world?

Samsung to Challenge Apple With Innovative 'Galaxy Tab' Android Tablet

Larry Magid | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Larry Magid

2010-09-02-samsung.jpg Based on the demonstration I saw at the announcement in Berlin, Samsung's Galaxy Tab Android does appear to be a serious contender.

Samsung Galaxy S Vibrant and Captivate Review

Ramon Nuez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ramon Nuez

A number of weeks ago Samsung was kind enough to send us two Galaxy S smartphones -- the AT&T Captivate and the T-Mobile Vibrant. At first glance ...

Samsung Vibrant Death Grip Shows Dropped Bars Do Not Equal Dropped Calls

Suzanne Kantra | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Suzanne Kantra

With so much hullabaloo around the iPhone 4 "death grip" causing dropped calls, and Apple's recent claims that all phones suffer from this issues, we decided to do some testing on our own.

Apple App Store Accounts Get Hacked

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shelly Palmer

In today's top tech stories, a study by the Royal Military College of Canada notes that any USB connected device can be used to steal data from your computer because most people don't lock down their plug-and-play port.

Samsung 3D TV Warning: Don't Watch While Tired, Drunk, Or Pregnant

CBS News | Posted by Daniel Carty 23 Comments | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Samsung, one of several companies rolling out a line of 3D TVs, has prepared a lengthy 3D TV warning, which includes don't watch while tired, drunk or...

Twitter Goes After Foursquare

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shelly Palmer

Twitter now easily integrates with Four Square; the company also just announced Twitter Places, its own location-based service. Why check in, when you can just tweet and let your followers see where you are? 



Were They Canaries? The Too Short Lives of Park Ji-Yeon and Yu-mi Hwang

Elizabeth Grossman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Elizabeth Grossman

This is what we know happened. On March 31, 2010, Park Ji-Yeon, who worked at Samsung's On-Yang semiconductor plant in South Korea, died of leukemia at age 23.

Samsung eReader, With Barnes & Noble Content, To Come Out This SPring

Engadget | Nilay Patel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Samsung still hasn't committed to a formal launch date for the e-reader line it launched at CES, but the company narrowed down the launch date from "e...

Wireless Networks Team to Fight Apple : MediaBytes with Shelly Palmer February 16, 2010

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shelly Palmer

Telecom companies are so jealous of Apple's business that they are teaming up against the iPhone manufacturer. 24 telecom operators, including LG, ...