Samsung vs Xiaomi offline store fight: Retailers get hurt as Samsung-Xiaomi war intensifies

KOLKATA: Samsung is said to be unhappy with two leading retail chains for promoting rival Xiaomi’s smartphones with store-front signage and in-store branding as its battle with the Chinese company for control of the retail channel intensifies. The two companies have been trying to dominate the retail space since July when Xiaomi, till then focussed only on e-commerce, stepped up efforts to rope in leading … Continue reading Samsung vs Xiaomi offline store fight: Retailers get hurt as Samsung-Xiaomi war intensifies

NASA Satellites Watch as Hurricane Harvey Intensifies Off Texas Coast (Video)

Tropical storm Harvey has been gaining strength and will likely make landfall as a major hurricane, NASA satellite images revealed.  What started out as the remnants of a tropical storm could become the worst hurricane to hit Texas in nearly 50 years and the first Category 3 hurricane to hit the United States in almost 12 years, the Weather Channel reports.  On Wednesday (Aug. 23), … Continue reading NASA Satellites Watch as Hurricane Harvey Intensifies Off Texas Coast (Video)

Cleveland Murder Intensifies Scrutiny of Facebook Live | Social Networks

Video footage of a senseless murder in Cleveland, posted after the fact on Facebook Live, has attracted national attention to the role of the platform in criminals’ minds. Authorities Tuesday morning announced that Steve Stephens — the 37-year-old suspect wanted for the cold-blooded shooting of Robert Godwin Sr. — shot himself to death after a short pursuit by Pennsylvania State Police. Officials had responded to … Continue reading Cleveland Murder Intensifies Scrutiny of Facebook Live | Social Networks

Samsung Heir’s Arrest in South Korea Intensifies Calls for Cleanup

The arrest was “just the beginning,” said Sim Sang-jeung, an opposition lawmaker who has campaigned for transparency at the largest companies. She warned against a tendency among the law enforcement agencies to treat major corporate chiefs with kid gloves. Continue reading the main story “We needed to see whether prosecutors ask for a sentence befitting his crimes and whether he is convicted with such a … Continue reading Samsung Heir’s Arrest in South Korea Intensifies Calls for Cleanup

Toyota, Suzuki courtship intensifies as partnership talks begin | Reuters

TOKYO Toyota Motor Corp (7203.T) and Suzuki Motor Corp (7269.T) on Monday said they have agreed to begin formal talks aimed at forging a partnership in shared procurement, green vehicles, IT and safety technologies. The agreement takes the two Japanese automakers a step closer to a tie-up that could give Suzuki, a maker of affordable minivehicles and compact cars, access to Toyota’s technology. The world’s … Continue reading Toyota, Suzuki courtship intensifies as partnership talks begin
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