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Chips, not smartphones, fuel first Samsung profit growth in 2 years

Samsung said Wednesday that its operating profits are expected to rise almost 80 percent year-over-year in the third quarter after two years' of decline, based on the strength not of its smartphone sales but of its chips and display sales, reported the Wall Street Journal.

News Scan: Most firms pick the wrong person; Mobile apps built by tech giants; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT stories for Aug. 25, including some of the mistakes that employers make while hiring new enterprise workers, the monopoly by the top tech firms when it comes to apps, the expected direction of mobile revenues, the possible delay on the iPhone 6 and the new venture between Kinvey and VMware.

IHS boosts estimate of tablet display shipments for 2013

Global demand for tablets displays is pacing ahead of expectations, prompting IHS to raise its forecast for tablet display shipments by 6 percent this year.  

Multiple monitors makes some multitasking faster, easier

If employees in your organization are spending a lot of time toggling back and forth among documents, email, instant messages, calendars and websites, they may need more than one monitor. Adding a

Via guns for a slice of netbook market with new reference design

Chip maker Via Technologies has rolled out a new reference design for laptops. The design, called Surfboard C855, will run its recently announced high-definition capable VX855 chipset. Reference

LG showcases LCD panels with built-in privacy protection feature

LG Display Co Ltd. has developed an LCD panel with a viewing angle that can be dynamically adjusted from between 175-degrees to 60-degrees. The viewing-angle image control display (VIC) technology

Flexible e-ink displays coming next year

If everything goes according to plan, a big and bendable e-ink display is set to be released before the middle of next year. First seen back in 2006, the screen is developed by Plastic Logic and is

How your mobile phones and laptops lie to you

Your mobile phone and laptop are constantly lying to you. Referring to the signal strength and battery life displays on such devices, blogger Dan declares,"Neither display is actually telling you