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HTC’s Sprint-exclusive ‘Bolt’ handset will be called ‘HTC 10 Evo’ by rest of the world

HTC’s Sprint-exclusive ‘Bolt’ handset will be called ‘HTC 10 Evo’ by rest of the

In a Tuesday announcement, smartphone maker HTC said that its 'HTC Bolt' handset - which was launched as a Sprint-exclusive handset on November 11 - will be called 'HTC 10 Evo' by the rest of the world.

The announcement implies that other than their different names, the HTC Bolt and the HTC 10 Evo handsets will come with identical specifications.

Reuters/Ipsos poll: Samsung brand not hurt by Galaxy Note 7 recall in US

Reuters/Ipsos poll: Samsung brand not hurt by Galaxy Note 7 recall in US

According to the results of a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll released on Sunday, the willingness of US consumers to purchase Samsung Electronics smartphones has not been affected by the company's Galaxy Note 7 fiasco.

Samsung acquires Viv Labs, the startup behind a next-gen AI assistant

Samsung acquires Viv Labs, the startup behind a next-gen AI assistant

According to recent reports from TechCrunch and CNBC, bigwig South Korean device maker Samsung has acquired a startup called Viv Labs, the company behind the next-generation artificial intelligence (AI) assistant called 'Viv.'

The financial terms of Samsung's acquisition of Viv Labs has not been officially disclosed.

Samsung, CPSC ask Galaxy Note 7 owners to stop using their handsets

Samsung, CPSC ask Galaxy Note 7 owners to stop using their handsets

On Friday, bigwig South Korean device maker Samsung Electronics and the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) have asked the owners of Galaxy Note 7 smartphones to keep their devices turned off and not to use them.

Samsung suspends Galaxy Note 7 sales worldwide; recalling all 2.5M units sold thus far

Samsung suspends Galaxy Note 7 sales worldwide; recalling all 2.5M units sold th

In an announcement made on Friday, bigwig South Korean device manufacturer Samsung said that the sales of Galaxy Note 7 - the company's latest Galaxy Note flagship handset - are being suspended acr

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