As expected, Samsung took the wraps off its Galaxy Gear "smartwatch" at the IFA consumer-electronics show on Wednesday.
Samsung is expected to announce Wednesday that it is beefing up security for its Android phones by teaming with anti-virus software firm Lookout, according to a report by the Wall Street Journal.
Additional details about the Samsung Galaxy Gear "smartwatch" have leaked.
App-enabled smartwatch shipments are forecast by Juniper Research to reach 36 million units by 2018, up from one million in 2013.
A U.S. appeals court overturned a lower court ruling requiring Apple and Samsung to disclose financial information submitted to the court as part of their smartphone patent litigation.
Despite increasing sales, Apple continued to lose market share in smartphone handsets to Samsung, LG, Lenovo and ZTE in the second quarter of 2013, according to the latest stats from Gartner.
Still reeling from the U.S. Trade Representative's veto of its iPhone, iPad ban, the U.S. International Trade Commissionis again considering a smartphone import ban, this time against Samsung.
The U.S. Trade Representative has vetoed a decision by the U.S. International Trade Commission that would have imposed an import ban on certain Apple iPhone and iPad models sold by AT&T for violating Samsung's patents.
Light and proximity sensors in mobile handsets and tablets are set for double-digit growth within a five-year period, spurred by demand from Samsung and Apple, predicts IHS.
The Business Software Alliance, which includes the likes of Microsoft, Oracle and Intel, has come out in support of Apple in its iPhone patent battle with Samsung before the U.S. International Trade Commission, the Wall Street Journal is reporting.