Samsung's de factor boss Jay Y. Lee was silent in court as his lawyers labored to portray him as an innocent bystander in a graft scandal.
Crude prices spiked and the dollar traded weaker in Asian trade on Friday as the U.S. fired dozens of crude missiles into Syria in response to a chemical gas attack.
Hank Morris, Argentarius Group, says Samsung's new Galaxy S8 could help the company recover market share, while the rise in chip prices will drive earnings.
The Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 plus are getting rave reviews for their displays.
Apple's push to have more control over hardware will have implications on its margins and ability to own new areas like augmented reality.
Samsung shares got a boost after reports that Apple has put int a big order with the company.
Samsung's shares close 1.54 percent higher after reports that it is supplying Apple with 70 million OLED displays.
"Computer vision technology is going to be a big deal," Pinterest CEO Ben Silbermann said on "Closing Bell."
Cutting SpaceX launch costs leaves the door open for a broader array of satellites following different orbits.
Samsung is trying to turn the smartphone into a full computer, but it's going to fail.
Daniel Yoo of Kiwoom Securities says Samsung's latest model is likely to sell relatively well but the company has to get over its brand image problem.
Bradley Gastwirth, CEO of ABR Investment Strategy, says the Galaxy S8 is more of an evolutionary rather than revolutionary product.
Chinese smartphone maker led Huawei is likely to unseat Samsung to become Apple's biggest rival, Drexel Hamilton analyst Brian White told "Squawk Alley."
These are five of the best new features on Samsung's Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+.
The device comes in two models with different screen sizes - the 5.8-inch Galaxy S8 and 6.2-inch Galaxy S8 Plus.
Bixby is Samsung's attempt to take on the likes of Apple's Siri in a move described as the "most important" in its history.
President Donald Trump has been criticized for using a reportedly unsecured Android smartphone
Ishan Dutt, research analyst at Canalys, says quality control, new voice assistant Bixby and display technology will be features to look out for.
Bryan Ma, IDC Asia Pacific, says Samsung's newest Galaxy S8 launch could get the smartphone maker back on its feet but it still has to contend with Apple.