Samsung in talks with Japan's Murata for S8 batteries – Nikkei

(Reuters) - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd is discussing a supply deal with Japan's Murata Manufacturing for batteries for its Galaxy S8 smartphones, the Nikkei business daily reported. The Galaxy S8 will replace Samsung's Galaxy Note 7, which was recalled ... ( read original story ...)

LG Electronics posts 2016 operating profit of $1.2 billion

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's LG Electronics Inc reported on Tuesday a 2016 operating profit of 1.34 trillion won ($1.15 billion), up 12 percent from the previous year. In the fourth quarter, the company swung to an operating loss of 35 billion won ... ( read original story ...)

Is Mobile Phone Insurance Worth the Cost?

According to a survey by the Straits Times, mobile phones are under content threat in Singapore. 18% of Singaporeans reported damaging a mobile phone with water, while 12% have damaged a phone by sitting on it. Another 15% of Singaporeans have damaged a ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore researchers push frontiers of flexible electronics

Electronic devices have transformed human society in the last few decades, giving birth to hospital ultrasound machines, manufacturing robots and that smartphone everyone has in their pockets. Universities here are spearheading the next revolution in ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore output surges on electronics, drugs

SINGAPORE--Singapore's industrial production jumped in December, helped by strong growth in electronics and pharmaceuticals output. Industrial production rose 21.3% in December from the previous year, compared with the median forecast for a 8.9% rise from ... ( read original story ...)

State of LTE in Singapore

Singapore continues to have one of the fastest 4G LTE speeds in the world. It narrowly beat South Korea with an average download speed of 45.9Mbps, according to tech start-up OpenSignal's latest global LTE report, based on measurements from last July to ... ( read original story ...)

Positive charge for electronics industry

Electronics - which makes up a third of Singapore's manufacturing output - has been hit by a protracted cyclical downturn in the country's trade-dependent economy amid lacklustre global growth. But the sector has been showing signs of bottoming out and ... ( read original story ...)

Positive charge for Singapore's electronics industry

Singapore's semiconductor industry has been stuck in a rut over the past few years but prospects are finally looking up. Companies say they expect demand to improve this year, driven mainly by trends such as the release of new consumer electronic devices ... ( read original story ...)