LTE phone shipments exploded in the fourth quarter of 2012, increasing 1,100 percent year-over-year, according to the latest stats from Strategy Analytics.
Federal judge Lucy Koh has cut Apple's $1 billion patent damages award against Samsung by $450 million because the jury had incorrectly calculated damages for 14 mobile Samsung products, Reuters reported.
Apple's stock took a dive during mid-morning trading on Friday as investors worried about the launch of Samsung's Galaxy S4 on March 14 in New York, according to Credit Suisse analyst Kulbinder Garcha.
General Dynamics has demonstrated classified-grade security on Samsung's Galaxy smartphones running the Knox security platform at the Mobile World Congress 2013 that is taking place in Barcelona this week.
MasterCard and Visa took the opportunity of the Mobile World Congress to launch major mobile payment initiatives this week.
Visa's payWave application will come pre-installed on all next-generation Samsung phones, in a new partnership between the financial giant and the handset maker.
Samsung took on Apple in the small tablet space with the Saturday launch of its Galaxy Note 8.0 at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
Samsung raced past Apple to take the pole position in the 2012 smart connected device market, which includes PCs, smartphones and tablets, according to the latest stats from IDC.
Rumors have been circulating about Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) and Samsung both developing smartwatches, and perhaps these will become the next smart device battle ground in the enterprise.
Not to be outdone by leaks about Apple's"iWatch," someone, perhaps Samsung, has leaked details of a Samsung smartwatch--the Galaxy Altius.