LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — An overheating, smoking Samsung smartphone forced the evacuation of a Southwest Airlines jet that was preparing to take off Wednesday from the Louisville airport. The incident raised fresh trouble for Samsung, which saw its new Galaxy Note 7 device recalled last month because of overheating batteries. Samsung, Southwest and federal aviation-safety […]

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. aviation safety officials took the extraordinary step late Thursday of warning airline passengers not to turn on or charge a new-model Samsung smartphone during flights following numerous reports of the devices catching fire. The Federal Aviation Administration also warned passengers not to put the Galaxy Note 7 phones in their checked […]

Samsung, which has partnered with Jay Z’s on past music ventures, has restarted talks to acquire the rapper’s 16-month-old music streaming service, several sources told The New York Post. Samsung has reportedly been holding on-and-off talks with Tidal for a while. The phone giant spent $28 million to sponsor the latest album and tour of […]

Rihanna is giving us another tease on the journey to her 'ANTI' album.

Rihanna just announced her ‘Anti World Tour’ with The Weeknd, Big Sean and rumored beau Travis Scott. #ANTIWorldTour starts Feb 2016! Bringing along @trvisXX in N. America & @theweeknd @bigsean in EU! — Rihanna (@rihanna) November 23, 2015 Tickets go on sale Thursday, December 3 in advance of the musical trek that begins February […]

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics Co. said its first quarter net profit plunged 39 percent as consumers switched to bigger iPhones, squeezing earnings from its mobile business to less than half from a year earlier. The company reported Wednesday that its January-March net profit was 4.63 trillion won ($4.35 billion), compared with 7.49 […]

NEW YORK (AP) — Samsung, locked in a tight race with Apple to be the world’s biggest smartphone maker, has unveiled an important new phone that ditches its signature plastic design for more stylish metal and glass. The South Korean phone manufacturer also unveiled a premium model with a display that curves around the left […]

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Watch what you say in your living room. Samsung’s smart TV could be listening. And sharing. Voice recognition technology in the South Korean company’s Internet connected TVs captures and transmits nearby conversations. The potential for TVs to eavesdrop is revealed in Samsung’s smart TV privacy policy available on its website. […]

NEW YORK (AP) — Samsung’s new Galaxy S5 smartphone is more durable than last year’s model and other leading Android phones, but the iPhone 5s outperformed all of them in part because of its smaller size, a new study finds. The S5 scored well given its water resistance and a sturdy back panel made of […]

  At best, a legal battle between high-tech giants Apple and Samsung is nothing more than a case involving questions of patent law. At worst,…

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is not amused that Samsung is promoting a selfie with the president taken by Boston Red Sox player David Ortiz on a Samsung phone. Spokesman Jay Carney says the White House objects any time the president’s image is used for commercial purposes. Carney says in this case, quote, “We […]

Idris Elba is doing his part to give others a big break. The actor has teamed with Samsung as a mentor for the company’s online talent competition. Potential competitors that were invited had until March 6 to apply for the competition via Facebook with a two-minute film that highlighed their particular project. Since the competition launched […]