Samsung Display beat out Japan Display, Sharp and LG Display to take the top spot among small and medium-sized active matrix flat panel display makers in 2012, according to the latest stats from NPD DisplaySearch.
Samsung and Absolute Software recently announced a partnership to offer Absolute's persistence mobile technology on Samsung smartphones.
Samsung announced on Friday that smartphone sales fueled a 53 percent year-over-year increase in operating profits in the first quarter of 2013, according to a report by Bloomberg.
Intel retained its long-held pole position in the worldwide semiconductor market, which declined 2.6 percent year-over-year last year, according to the latest stats from Gartner.
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has dropped a bomb on Apple's efforts to sue its competitors.
Apple has suffered a number of recent setbacks at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
Mobile phone sales are expected to increase more than 3 percent worldwide next year, according to the latest stats from Strategy Analytics. At the same time, global 4G mobile phone volumes are expected to triple this year, the firm predicts.
The number of mobile technology patents granted in the United States has soared 591 percent over the past decade, according to a recent study by mobile analyst Chetan Sharma.
Apple closed the gap on market leader Samsung in terms of shipments of smart connected devices in the fourth quarter of 2012, according to the latest stats from research firm IDC.
It appears that Google and LG are joining Apple and Samsung in the smartwatch race, according to reports cited by eWeek.