Samsung profit estimate surges despite Note 7 battery fiasco

Samsung Electronics has reported a 50% profit surge in its guidance for the fourth quarter despite the fiasco with its flagship Note 7 phone. The earnings estimate is higher than analysts predicted and would mark its highest quarterly profit since 2013. In October, the world’s largest smartphone maker had to scrap the Note 7 after … Read more Samsung profit estimate surges despite Note 7 battery fiasco

Apple says iPhones safe despite China ‘fires’

Apple has blamed “external factors” for a handful of iPhone battery “fires” in China. Eight users have complained to Shanghai’s consumer watchdog that their iPhone 6 series handsets spontaneously combusted or exploded. The US tech giant said it had conducted tests on the devices and had found “no cause for concern with these products”. One … Read more Apple says iPhones safe despite China ‘fires’

JIAM 2016 gathers 3500+ visitors despite bad weather conditions

JIAM 2016 – Japan International Apparel Machinery & Textile Industry Trade Show – commenced to an incredible response on April 6, 2016 at INTEX Osaka, Japan. Apart from several technology launches, the key feature of the show is its thrust on delivering to the industry the directions for future through presentations. Topics discussed include “The … Read more JIAM 2016 gathers 3500+ visitors despite bad weather conditions

BASELWORLD FORGES AHEAD, DESPITE CHALLENGES

This year’s BaselWorld is currently underway, with organisers remaining positive amidst what can only be described as a difficult period for the Swiss watch industry. The scene was set for BaselWorld 2016 even before the eight-day trade fair opened last Thursday 17 March. Kicking off the show was a media conference – held annually one … Read more BASELWORLD FORGES AHEAD, DESPITE CHALLENGES