Kevin Kwang

Samsung looks to acquisitions to better take on Apple, Google

Samsung Electronics is on the lookout for mobile-software companies it can acquire to strengthen the content it offers customers beyond what’s available on its popular mobile devices such as the Galaxy series of smartphones and tablets. Reuters reported Thursday that the Korean electronics giant will be buying its way into a better competitive position with …

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Asian phone buyers looking to buy more local, instead of Nokia

Local handset makers are giving Nokia a run for its money in Asian markets such as Indonesia and India, where the Finnish company has traditionally been strong in. In a research note released yesterday, ABI Research stated that the Asian handset market will see 624 million devices sold by the end of the year, thus representing a 6.9 percent year-on-year …

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RIM releases WebWorks SDK beta

BALI–Research In Motion is looking to harness the best of today’s Web technologies including HTML5 and JavaScript, to bridge the gap between development efforts for its BlackBerry smartphones and the soon-to-be-released PlayBook tablet. Tyler Lessard, vice president of global alliances and developer relations at RIM, said the Canadian smartphone manufacturer is intent on bringing the “Web to mobile” by incorporating …

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