Monday, July 1, 2019

It`s Official: Samsung invites to the UNPACKED event on August 7. Video.



Samsung is going to unveil the Galaxy Note 10+ 5G and the Galaxy Note 10 at the UNPACKED event on August 7, 2019, in New York and will stream it live.




On August 7, Samsung Electronics will unveil new devices designed to take the Galaxy ecosystem’s connectivity to the next level.

The reveal will take place at the Samsung Galaxy Unpacked event in New York.

Live streaming of the event will be available at www.news.samsung.com/globalwww.samsungmobilepress.comwww.samsung.com/galaxy, and www.samsung.com.


Sunday, June 30, 2019

Verizon 5G mobile speed test will wow you. Video.

Watch on twitter a Verizon 5G speed test on mobile. You will be amazed.



https://twitter.com/verizon/status/1144388475262840832


LG licenses to GE advanced refrigerator technologies for appliances.




LG LICENSES ADVANCED REFRIGERATOR TECHNOLOGIES TO GE APPLIANCES

LG Grants Use of Door-Ice Making Patents for
Premium Refrigerators.

LG Electronics (LG) is licensing its patented refrigerator door-ice making technology for use in refrigerators sold by GE Appliances, which Haier acquired in 2016. Terms were not disclosed.
The license agreement follows months of negotiations over GE Appliances’ use of LG’s patented technologies. The agreement underscores the value of LG’s patent portfolio and the company’s leadership in home appliances with more than 400 patents related to door-ice making technology.
LG’s patented door-ice making technology allows for slim and sleek profile designs that maximize usable space inside the refrigerator. This door-ice making technology takes up less room than a conventional refrigerator ice maker and frees up more space for food storage in the refrigeration compartment.
“Our desire to deliver more convenience and functionality to customers drives us to develop innovative new core technologies such as our door-ice making inventions,” said Song Dae-hyun, president of LG Electronics Home Appliance & Air Solution Company. “At the same time, as seen in this major patent licensing agreement, LG is committed to actively protecting our intellectual property.”

LG and QT expand partnership on Next Gen devices running WebOS.




LG TO EXPAND PARTNERSHIP WITH QT ON NEXT GENERATION EMBEDDED DEVICES RUNNING WEBOS

Companies Sign MOU to Embed webOS in Future Devices
Targeting Consumer, Automotive and Industrial Automation Sectors.

LG Electronics (LG) announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with The Qt Company, the Finnish-based software developer behind the Qt Project, to expand its existing collaboration on webOS. The expanded partnership will focus on embedding LG’s open source webOS platform in future automotive, robotics and smart home devices as well as positioning webOS as a reference operation system of Qt.
The partnership will guarantee more efficient management of resources required to port Qt and minimize gaps between Qt and webOS, leading to the best user experience for AI and IoT customers. With Q’s expertise in user experience (UX) and LG’s knowledge of products, the collaboration will create a powerful development environment for developers, engineers and designers to create innovative and immersive apps and devices.
“Our vision to create highly innovative, AI-powered and content-ready smart embedded devices using the webOS platform is more attainable with Qt as a partner,” said Dr. I.P. Park, president and CTO of LG Electronics. “Designing and developing these extremely complex systems requires more advanced software development capabilities than ever before and close collaboration between hardware and software experts is the foundation of this collaboration with Qt.”
Qt is a software tool for developing Graphical User Interfaces (GUIs) to deliver intuitive and modern UI/UX design and powerful touch functions in consumer and automotive devices. Since 2014, LG has relied on the application development framework of Qt to provide an intuitive and easy user experience for smart TVs and information displays running webOS. Qt will also play a key role in the development of webOS Auto, planned for deployment in future automotive infotainment systems.
“LG has been a consumer electronics leader for generations, which is one of the many reasons they’ve become such a trusted partner of Qt,” said Juha Varelius, CEO of Qt. “With its initiative to expand the reach of webOS into rapidly-growing markets, LG is underscoring the massive potential of Qt-enabled connected experiences. By collaborating with LG on this initiative, we’re able to make it easy as possible for our customers to build devices that bring a new definition to the word ‘smart’.”





Friday, June 28, 2019

Pictures of the real Samsung Galaxy Note 10 + surged.


TechtalkTv posted on twitter pictures of the real Samsung Galaxy Note 10 + not Pro as speculated before.

This device is said to run on 5G networks, has a 6.75-inch display and a quad rear camera.

Samsung is said also to hold an Unpacked event on August 7 in NY , to unveil the Galaxy Note 10+  5G and the Galaxy Note 10 with a 6.3-inch display and a triple rear camera.



Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Samsung Galaxy Fold 2 "fold-in" smartphone with 8 inch display and S Pen scheduled for November 25 event.

Image result for samsung galaxy fold second generation

Samsung is preparing the Galaxy Fold 2nd generation smartphone with an 8-inch display and S Pen included and will release it on December 2019  or January 2020, with a previous Unpacked event for announcing it on November 25.

This second-generation Galaxy Fold will fold-in, which folds the screen inward and it is summarized as a folder-based phone based on the Galaxy Note series.

If Samsung Electronics releases its second-generation Galaxy Fold in December as planned, flexible printed circuit boards (FPCBs) for foldable organic light-emitting diode (OLED) panels are likely to start mass production from August.

There is no news about the first-generation Galaxy Fold re-launch time yet or if it will be canceled definitely.





Wednesday, June 19, 2019

USA: Verizon to sell the LG V50 ThinQ 5G smartphone this Thursday. Press Release.



LG Electronics Inc. said today it plans to release its V50 ThinQ in the United States this week with Verizon, its second American telecom partner for the 5G smartphone.
The V50 arrived in the U.S. market last month to become Sprint's first 5G phone and will go on sale under Verizon's mobile plan starting Thursday, according to the Korean electronics firm.

The V50 uses U.S. tech giant Qualcomm's latest Snapdragon 855 chipset and its X50 5G modem.
LG's first 5G smartphone received a positive response in South Korea, selling about 260,000 units in the first month since its launch on May 10, according to the company.
LG's 5G push comes as it has been stepping up efforts to expand its market share in the U.S., which stood at 15 percent last year.

Press Release.-
LG V50 ThinQ 5G available for Verizon customers starting June 20
Media contact(s) 
George Koroneos
908.559.3545
·         Order the LG V50 ThinQTM 5G starting June 20 and get up to $650 off, for a limited time
·         For a limited time, get Verizon 5G Ultra Wideband access, a $10-per-month value, included in Above and Beyond Unlimited plans

NEW YORK – The LG V50 ThinQ 5GTM is coming to Verizon starting June 20th , giving consumers and businesses the ability to harness the power of the Verizon 5G Ultra Wideband network to share, stream and download all the content they create and watch at wireless speeds previously unheard of. To make it even easier to get an LG V50 ThinQ 5G, for a limited time, we’re offering up to $650 off the smartphone2 and we’re waiving the monthly fee on our 5G Ultra Wideband network for customers on Beyond or Above Unlimited plans3.

Verizon 5G Ultra Wideband download games in seconds and whole seasons of your favorite TV show before you hop on a plane or quickly email large presentations to clients before a sales meeting.

And this is just the beginning. Verizon is building the future of mobile connectivity with 5G Ultra Wideband as it rolls out across the country. Verizon 5G Ultra Wideband is currently available in areas of Chicago and Minneapolis, and will be deployed in more than 30 U.S. cities in 2019, including: Atlanta, Boston, Charlotte, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Dallas, Des Moines, Denver, Detroit, Houston, Indianapolis, Kansas City, Little Rock, Memphis, Phoenix, Providence, San Diego, Salt Lake City, and Washington, DC1. Additional 5G Ultra Wideband cities will be announced later this year.

Not in a 5G Ultra Wideband market yet? No worries. When you move outside Verizon’s 5G Ultra Wideband coverage area, the LG V50 ThinQ 5G hands off the signal to Verizon’s 4G LTE network, and the nation’s most reliable network6, giving you the best of both worlds.

The LG V50 ThinQ 5G — Empowering a new era of mobile experiences
LG’s V-series is a gateway to creativity, packing improved video, camera and display technology into a slim, powerful smartphone that’s perfect for content creators, entertainment connoisseurs, and mobile professionals. Here’s just a taste of the cool features LG packed into the LG V50 ThinQ 5G. 

5G to the core: Powered by the Qualcomm® SnapdragonTM 855 Mobile Platform featuring the Snapdragon X50 5G modem running on Verizon 5G Ultra Wideband, the LG V50 ThinQ 5G is built to deliver transformative 5G experiences that provides a giant leap in performance and power efficiency.

Immersive viewing on demand: LG’s OLED display lets you enjoy every movie, clip or moment with striking clarity, beautiful contrast, and vibrant color — on a 6.4” display that’s nearly all screen. Heck, you could even run a presentation during a meeting from your phone.

5 cameras; 1 smartphone: Capture and share memories faster when you combine the photographic toolkit of a 5-camera phone with the speed of Verizon’s 5G Ultra Wideband network. With three rear cameras and two front cameras, capture truly original selfies, pictures, and videos that are rich in detail.

Superior sound experience: Get lost in your movies, music, games and more with full, clear, authentic audio that seems to come from all directions — even overhead4.

5G plans, pricing and availability
Verizon has two great deals to make it easier to upgrade to 5G. New and existing customers can trade in an eligible smartphone and save up to $450. What’s more, you can get an additional $200 prepaid Mastercard if you switch to Verizon, purchase a LG V50 ThinQ 5G on device payment plan and sign up for Verizon Unlimited2

Verizon 5G Ultra Wideband is available on Above and Beyond Unlimited plans with the LG V50 ThinQ 5G. For a limited time, the Verizon 5G Ultra Wideband $10 access fee is waived — a savings of $10 a month3. Both plans include unlimited 5G Ultra Wideband data, hotspot and 4K HD video streaming (on 4K-capable devices) when you are in 5G Ultra Wideband coverage areas5.

The LG V50 ThinQ 5G is available starting June 20 for $41.66 per month for 24 months on Verizon Device Payment (0% APR; $999.99 retail).

The LG V50 ThinQ 5G on Verizon’s 5G Ultra Wideband network is also built for the future of business. With blazing fast speeds and massive bandwidth, businesses can break down barriers to collaboration and open new opportunities for a mobile workforce. Information on pricing and offers for business customers is available here
To purchase your LG V50 ThinQ 5G, visit vzw.com/smartphones/lg-v50-thinq-5g on June 20 (URL goes live on 6/20). To learn more about Verizon’s 5G technology, visit verizonwireless.com/5g.

5G Ultra Wideband available only in parts of select markets.

Up to $999.99 device payment purchase & port-in req’d. Less up to $650 ($650 = $200 prepaid card + up to $450 trade-in/ promo credit) applied to account over 24 mos; promo credit ends if eligibility requirements are no longer met; 0% APR. Trade-in must be in good working & cosmetic condition. Prepaid card mailed w/in 8 wks.

5G access applied as long as line stays active on current Beyond or Above Unlimited plan. Downloads over 5G Ultra Wideband; uploads initially over 4G LTE, but will not count towards 4G LTE premium data allowance. $10/mo charge and credit for 5G access will appear on your bill. 5G Ultra Wideband available only in parts of select cities.

4Wired headphones or speakers required

Customers do not have to be in a 5G Ultra Wideband coverage area to select a 5G plan, they just need an eligible 5G device. V50 ThinQ 5G can be activated on any current smartphone price plan (including Prepay plans) but will only receive 4G LTE service unless switched to a 5G Ultra Wideband plan.

Rankings based on the RootMetrics US National, State, and Metro RootScore Reports: 2H 2018. Tested with best commercially available smartphones on 4 national mobile networks across all available network types. Your experiences may vary. The RootMetrics award is not an endorsement of Verizon. Visit www.rootmetrics.com for more details.


Samsung to unveil the Galaxy Note 10 in August 7th.


Samsung may unveil the Galaxy Note 10 in an Unpacked event at the Barclays Center in  New York City in August 7th, 2019.

Last year Samsung unveiled the Galaxy Note 9 in August 9 at the same place.

The Galaxy Note 10 might arrive with a 6.3 inch display and triple rear camera and the Galaxy Note Pro 5G with a 6.75 inch display with quad rear camera. Both devices with a vertical camera system.

Above detailed specifications are not Samsung`s official, but based on information that is around the web tech sites.

CNET




Friday, June 7, 2019

Samsung to hold a press conference this month. Galaxy Fold scheduled for July.

Resultado de imagen para galaxy fold

Samsung is taking much air after Huawei troubled company is in the middle of a trade war between USA-China and it is fixing all the Galaxy Fold issues in order to announce finally this month a re-launch probably in early July, beginning in South Korea.

Kim Dong-jin, head of IM division of Samsung Electronics:
“I will meet with a reporter at Gimpo International Airport, Gangseo-gu, Seoul and ask me if I can see the Galaxy Fold in July. I told you to wait a little while before, but I will hold a media conference soon. ”


newstomato korea via mspoweruser

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

COMPUTEX 2019: Intel unveils new 10th Gen Intel Core processors for PCs.



Intel 10th Gen chip.




Press Release:

Intel Brings the Most Integrated Platform-Wide Leadership to PCs with New 10th Gen Intel Core Processors and Project Athena at COMPUTEX 2019

Partners with the Industry to Deliver Breakthrough Performance, Artificial Intelligence, Battery Life and Responsiveness for Mobile, Gaming and Commercial Segments.


NEWS HIGHLIGHTS
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ processors (code-named “Ice Lake”) based on 10nm are now shipping.
  • 10th Gen Intel Core processors with Iris® Plus graphics bring broad-scale artificial intelligence (AI) to the PC for the first time. With approximately 2.5x accelerated AI performance1, approximately 2x graphics performance2 and nearly 3x faster wireless speeds3, these processors bring a new level of integration to power PC experiences for today and the future.
  • First specification for the Project Athena innovation program revealed; compliant 10th Gen Intel Core processor-based systems are expected by holiday 2019.
  • For gamers and enthusiasts, Intel announced the new special edition 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-9900KS, delivering 5 GHz all-core turbo, and Intel® Performance Maximizer.
  • For professionals, Intel launches 9th Gen Intel Core vPro processors, bringing Intel Core i9 to the best-for-business platform for the first time.
Today at COMPUTEX 2019, Intel made a sweeping set of product and technology announcements, spanning the hottest segments of the PC industry. From new 10th Gen Intel Core processors and new details on Intel’s innovation program (code-named “Project Athena”) that will take mobile computing to an entirely new level, to the first-ever gaming processor with an all-core turbo of 5 GHz, Intel again raised the bar for PC experiences.
“No one wants to compromise; people want it all: battery life, performance, responsiveness, connectivity and slick form factors. Our job is to come together as an industry and deliver incredible and differentiated PCs, purpose built to what real people want. 10th Gen Intel Core processors – our most integrated CPU – and Project Athena are great examples of how our deep investments at a platform level will help fuel innovation across the industry,” said Gregory Bryant, Intel senior vice president and general manager of the Client Computing Group.
10th Gen Intel Core Processors: Highly Integrated; Broad-Scale AI to the PC
Intel announced the first 10th Gen Intel Core processors, bringing high-performance AI to the PC at scale with Intel® Deep Learning Boost (Intel DL Boost). The processors are built on the company’s 10nm process technology, new “Sunny Cove” core architecture and new Gen11 graphics engine. 10th Gen Intel Core processors will range from Intel Core i3 to Intel Core i7, with up to 4 cores and 8 threads, up to 4.1 max turbo frequency and up to 1.1 GHz graphics frequency.
10th Gen Intel Core processors will take thin-and-light laptops and 2 in 1s to the next level, offering:
  • Intelligent performance: Intel’s first processors designed to enable high-performance AI on the laptop, delivering approximately 2.5x AI performance1 with Intel DL Boost for low latency workloads. The new graphics architecture delivers up to 1 teraflop of vector compute for heavy duty inference workloads to enhance creativity, productivity and entertainment on highly mobile, thin-and-light laptops. For low-power AI usages on the PC, Intel® Gaussian Network Accelerator (GNA) is built into the SoC.
  • A leap in graphics capabilities: New Intel Iris Plus graphics, based on the Gen11 graphics architecture, nearly doubles performance2 for stunning visual experiences. Reach pro-level content creation capabilities on the go with approximately 2x HEVC encode4; watch 4K HDR in a billion colors5; game with up to 2x faster FPS6 and play thousands of popular titles in 1080p.
  • Best-in-class connectivity: Delivering both integrated Thunderbolt™ 3 and integrated Intel® Wi-Fi 6 (Gig+) for the first time to enable nearly 3x faster wireless speeds3 alongside the fastest7 and most versatile port available. Intel’s Gig+ implementation of Wi-Fi 6connectivity delivers greater than 1 Gbps wireless speeds8 with enhanced reliability and performance.
Intel’s highly integrated 10th Gen Intel Core processors give OEM partners the freedom to innovate on design and aesthetic by reducing the silicon footprint while still delivering the latest and greatest standards and world-class performance. The new 10th Gen Intel Core processors are now shipping, with OEM systems expected to be available for holiday 2019.
Project Athena: Accelerating the Pace of Innovation
Intel also shared more details on its innovation program code-named “Project Athena,” including the 1.0 target specification9 that will usher in the first wave of laptops in the second half of this year. The company also previewed some of the first designs to come from partners spanning consumer and commercial including Acer*, Dell*, HP* and Lenovo*.

Based on years of research to understand people’s needs, challenges and expectations of the laptop, the program prioritizes enabling experiences that are reflective of real-world conditions as measured by “key experience indicators” (KEI).
Intel developed the new KEI engineering metrics, used during the program’s verification process, to test and drive consistent experiences on the laptop. Metrics are based on day-in-the-life research of laptop users at home or at work under real-world conditions. Intel’s goal for the new metrics is to work with the ecosystem to drive innovation that noticeably impacts people’s experiences on the laptop and evolve those capabilities year over year. The first wave of KEI targets includes:
  • Consistent responsiveness on battery10
  • 16 or more hours of battery life in local video playback mode11 and 9 or more hours of battery life under real-world performance conditions12
  • System wake from sleep in less than 1 second13
The specification that will enable these experiences includes platform-level requirements – such as Thunderbolt 3, Intel Wi-Fi 6 (Gig+), OpenVINO AI on PC compatibility and modern connected standby – across six areas: instant action, performance and responsiveness, intelligence, battery life, connectivity and form factor. For highlights of the 1.0 target specification, see the Project Athena fact sheet.
As part of Project Athena, Intel is providing co-engineering support across the ecosystem – with more than 100 companies signed on – and new tools and Open Labs facilities to support verification and testing of laptops.
Project Athena is a multi-year journey, with today’s announcement on the 1.0 target specifications and design previews representing just the beginning.
Performance Leadership for Gamers, Enthusiasts, Content Creators and Professionals
Intel made several more disclosures, including the announcement of the special edition 9th Gen Intel Core i9-9900KS processor, which has been fine-tuned to deliver 5 GHz all-core turbo, making the world’s best gaming desktop processor14 even better. It is expected to be available by holiday 2019.
For the first time, the company also showed the new Intel® Performance Maximizer (IPM), an automated overclocking15 tool that brings overclocking to the masses by making it easy to dynamically and reliably custom-tune unlocked 9th Gen Intel Core desktop processors based upon their individual performance DNA. IPM will be free and is part of the Intel® Adaptix™ Technologies toolkit, a collection of advanced software technology tools that helps OEMs and consumers maximize platform-level performance and experience. The toolkit also includes Intel® Dynamic Tuning Technology, Intel® Extreme Tuning Utility and Intel® Graphics Command Center.
Finally, the company shared updates on three more product lines:
  • Intel launched 14 new 9th Gen Intel Core vPro processors for high-performance mobile (H-series) and desktop (S-series) PCs, the highest performing business processors. Intel® Core™ i9 vPro™ processors – with up to 8 cores and 16 threads reaching up to 5 GHz on desktop and up to 4.8 GHz on mobile – join the best-for-business Intel® vPro™ platform for the first time, delivering superior performance on demanding workloads for an exceptional business user experience, built-in security features, remote manageability and stability.
  • Intel launched 14 new Intel® Xeon® E processors for mobile and desktop workstations that are purpose-built with professional-grade performance, real-time data analytics capabilities, built-in platform security features, and remote manageability features as part of the Intel vPro platform. For the first time, Intel Xeon E processors include: up to 8 cores, 16 threads, 5 GHz turbo frequency, Wi-Fi 6 (Gig+), Intel® Optane™ Memory H10 and 128 GB DDR4-2666 ECC memory support.
  • Plus, Intel announced that the new Intel® Core™ X-series family of processors for premium creators will come this fall. These processors will bring frequency improvements, increased memory speed and updated Intel® Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0.
For more information on all of Intel’s client computing platforms, visit the Intel.com processors page.

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

What is dumping in business?




Dumping is a term used in the context of international trade. It's when a country or company exports a product at a price that is lower in the foreign importing market than the price in the exporter's domestic market.

dumping, selling goods at less than the normal price, usually as exports in international trade. It may be done by a producer, a group of producers, or a nation.

Dumping is usually done to drive competitors off the market and secure a monopoly, or to hinder foreign competition.

Dumping Explained
Dumping is considered a form of price discrimination. It occurs when a manufacturer lowers the price of an item entering a foreign market to a level that is less than the price paid by domestic customers in the originating country. The practice is considered intentional with the goal of being obtaining a competitive advantage in the importing market.

KEY TAKEAWAYS
  • Dumping occurs when a country or company exports a product at a price that is lower in the foreign importing market than the price in the exporter's domestic market.
  • The biggest advantage of dumping is the ability to flood a market with product prices that are often considered unfair.
  • Dumping is legal under WTO rules unless the foreign country can reliably show the negative effects the exporting firm has caused its domestic producers.

The Advantages and Disadvantages of Trade Dumping.

The primary advantage of trade dumping is the ability to permeate a market with product prices that are often considered unfair. The exporting country may offer the producer a subsidy to counterbalance the losses incurred when the products sell below their manufacturing cost. One of the biggest disadvantages of trade dumping is that subsidies can become too costly over time to be sustainable. 
Additionally, trade partners who wish to restrict this form of market activity may increase restrictions on the good, which could result in increased export costs to the affected country or limits on the quantity a country will import.

International Attitude on Dumping

While the World Trade Organization reserves judgment on whether dumping is an unfair competitive practice, most nations are not in favor of dumping. Dumping is legal under WTO rules unless the foreign country can reliably show the negative effects the exporting firm has caused its domestic producers. To counter dumping and protect their domestic industries from predatory pricing most nations use tariffs and quotas. Dumping is also prohibited when it causes "material retardation" in the establishment of an industry in the domestic market.
The majority of trade agreements include restrictions on trade dumping. Violations of such agreements may be difficult to prove and can be cost prohibitive to enforce fully. If two countries do not have a trade agreement in place, then there is no specific ban on trade dumping between them.

Real World Example of Dumping Tariffs in International Trade

In January 2017, the International Trade Association (ITA) decided that the anti-dumping duty levied on silica fabric products from the People’s Republic of China the previous year would remain in effect based on the investigation by the Department of Commerce and International Trade Commission. The ITA ruling is based on the fact that there was a strong likelihood that dumping would repeat if the tariff was removed.
Once the competitors are off the market (using dumping in business) the company creates a monopoly and starts increasing their prices. 

This dumping action takes time ,some times years to get there The first signs you see are when that business what ever it is about, starts growing year over year with two digits and the competition  stop growing having negative digits YOY.

Sounds familiar at this time.?

Is any resemblance pure coincidence?


Is it what was happening in the world`s smartphone business?

It`s Official: Samsung invites to the UNPACKED event on August 7. Video.

Samsung is going to unveil the Galaxy Note 10+ 5G and the Galaxy Note 10 at the UNPACKED event on August 7, 2019, in New York and...

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