Strong memory chip earnings propelled tech giant Samsung Electronics to its best quarterly profit in more than 3 years.
Samsung said on Monday that pre-orders for the Galaxy S8 beat out Galaxy S7 pre-orders by 30 percent.
Samsung says it's issuing a Galaxy S8 update next week that will address complaints that some screens have a red tint.
Asia markets were higher in Friday trade after a strong session in the U.S. amid caution following a suspected terrorist shooting in Paris.
Brad Gastwirth, ABR Investment Strategy, says pre-order numbers for the Samsung Galaxy S8 were good but it takes time to see if potential issues crop up.
Rob Enderle, Enderle Group, says Samsung's latest smartphone is "phenomenal" but problems with refurbished Note 7 phones could derail the optimism.
Daniel Yoo of Kiwoom Securities expects the South Korean conglomerate to dominate the smartphone market during the second and third quarter.
As Samsung gets ready for the international launch of the Galaxy S8, Bob O'Donnell at Technalysis Research describes the phone's unique specs.
As more states legalize medical and recreational marijuana, the pot culture is spawning some big side industries.
A new sets of tests show the iPhone 7 Plus is more powerful than Samsung's Galaxy S8.
Credit card provider MasterCard unveiled a payment card in South Africa on Thursday featuring a biometric fingerprint scanner.
Chinese smartphone company Xiaomi launched its flagship smartphone on Wednesday.
The Mi 6 is an important launch for Xiaomi as it looks to compete once again following struggles in the smartphone market.
Mehdi Hosseini, Susquehanna Financial Group, says consumers took a year to become comfortable with the curved edges of the Samsung Galaxy S6.
South Korean authorities found no explosives at the headquarters of Samsung Life Insurance in Seoul, police said on Friday.
Samsung Electronics shares got a boost on Thursday after it reported strong pre-orders for the flagship Galaxy S8.
The upgrade cycle in India is shortening as users look to more advanced devices which could benefit Apple in the long term.
Investors are shunning two high-performing stock market bets that share an anti-US focus.
Google Inc has offered to invest at least 1 trillion won to help South Korea's LG Display Co Ltd boost output of OLED screens for smartphones.
Atlantic Equities is bullish on the prospects for Apple's new iPhones later this year.