SEOUL, Dec 26- Global smartphone leader Samsung Electronics Co Ltd is planning a new product launch next year based on its own Tizen operating system, the South Korean giant's strategic push to free itself from Android and blaze its own software path. While that may impress designers of smart homes, Samsung's failure to release a handset based on its own...» Read More
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