SEOUL, South Korea— The Samsung conglomerate appointed a new mobile president at its flagship Samsung Electronics for the first time in six years after growth stalled at the world's largest smartphone maker. He will replace Shin Jong- kyun as the head of the mobile business at Samsung Electronics starting next year. Samsung Electronics' smartphone sales lead...» Read More
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