Samsung blocks ChatGPT use on company-owned devices
According to TechCrunch, the decision has apparently been taken after sensitive data from Samsung was accidentally leaked to ChatGPT last month. According to earlier reports, soon after Samsung's semiconductor division started allowing engineers to use ChatGPT, workers leaked secret info to it on at least three occasions.
Samsung logs worst quarter in 14 years amid memory chip glut
The world's largest memory chip and smartphone maker reported operating profit of 640.2 billion won ($478 million) during the January-March period, falling 95 percent from the 14.12 trillion won it posted a year ago.Its first-quarter net income came to 1.57 trillion won, down 86.1 percent from a year earlier. Sales fell 18 per cent to 63.74 trillion won, reports Yonhap news agency.
Samsung Galaxy S24 may use EV tech to boost its battery: Report
Samsung's SDI division, responsible for battery research and development, is reportedly exploring the possibility of introducing stacked batteries to their smartphone business, reports GSMArena. Unlike a change to the chemical composition of the battery, this innovation involves rearranging the cells within the battery, resulting in a higher energy density, which in turn, will allow for a greater capacity of the battery to fit within the same volume, potentially extending the battery life of Samsung's future smartphones.
India's smartphone market nosedives 20% in Q1 as 2023 remains challenging
Overall, the India smartphone market saw 30.6 million unit shipments in Q1 2023, a massive drop from 38.2 million in Q1 2022. The market is still witnessing uneven demand woes and channels remain vulnerable to stock build-up, according to market research firm Canalys. Samsung remained in the top spot with a 21 per cent.
Samsung launches 'News' app with podcasts, daily briefings
The company launched the app in beta and will be rolled out to users in the US. "We created Samsung News to deliver breaking and premium news to Galaxy users in an easy-to-access format. Our goal is to support users by letting them curate their ideal news experience," Avner Ronen, VP of Product Development at Samsung Electronics, said in a statement.
Samsung launches industry-leading Galaxy M14 5G in India
The 6.6-inch Galaxy M14 5G with Full HD+ 90Hz display starts at Rs 13,490 (4+128GB) and Rs 14,990 for 6+128GB variant. Available in three colours -- Icy Silver, Berry Blue and Smoky Teal -- Galaxy M14 5G will go on sale at 12 noon on April 21. "Since its launch in 2019, Galaxy M series has garnered the love and adoration of millions of consumers in India. Building on this legacy, we are proud to introduce the Galaxy M14 5G, which is a segment disruptor," said Rahul Pahwa, Director, Mobile Business, Samsung India.
Samsung cuts memory chip output, Q1 profit to drop 96% on weak demand
The world's largest memory chip and smartphone maker earlier in the day estimated its January-March operating profit at 600 billion won ($454.9 million), sharply down from 14.12 trillion won a year ago. Samsung blamed sluggish demand for tech devices, coupled with customers' inventory adjustment, for the poor performance, reports Yonhap news agency.