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LG patent shows a smartphone that folds vertically like a flip phone

Samsung Galaxy S8 Samsung is reportedly developing a curved battery for its foldable phone
Lori Graves | 08 July, 2018, 23:07

SEOUL-Samsung Electronics Co. forecasts second-quarter operating profit will grow 5%, though the result missed analyst estimates and would halt what had been four straight quarters of record earnings. While Apple has done little, Samsung has attempted to get around the problem by adding lots of new software in its Galaxy S9 flagship phone.

Smartwatches have never lit up the market in terms of sales, but if anyone not named Apple can carve out respectable a sales share, it's Samsung. Now Samsung is issuing guidance for the next quarter and it's looking like they'll see a roughly 1% drop in sales, although still with an 11% increase in profit year-over-year.

"It's a bit disappointing", Ko Gyeong-beom at Yuanta Securities Korea told AFP, noting the company had posted expectation-beating operating profits for several quarters.

Wimbledon 2018 Friday results: Serena Williams advances; Venus Williams, Madison Keys eliminated
The 52nd-ranked Giorgi produced a backhand victor at 4-5, 30-40 in the second set, then won a tiebreaker to force a deciding set. Zverev beat Taylor Fritz of the USA 6-4, 5-7, 6-7 (0), 6-1, 6-2 in a match that was suspended on Thursday after the third set.

We have to learn to suffer, says Neymar
I think it's a shame for football, he said, adding that Neymar's antics had wasted precious time. Here's a look at some talking points from another wonderful day of action at the World Cup .

López Obrador: Shades of Bernie in Mexico's populist victor
ET after preliminary results from Mexico's electoral commission showed Lopez Obrador sweeping up more than half the vote. The peso was down 1.5% to 20.1568 versus the U.S. dollar at 9:30 a.m.

Samsung is expected to launch three variants of the Galaxy S10 next year, and the unveil is largely expected at MWC 2019.

In January, reports claimed that Samsung was looking to set the Galaxy X launch this December or early 2019. The device will enter mass production later this year ahead of its unveiling in the first month of 2019. Now that mid-2018 is here and the expected release date is drawing near, new Chinese and Korean rumors concerning the specs of the Galaxy X emerge, presenting truly revolutionary technologies.

Samsung has since acknowledged its plan to expand its smartphone portfolio. It is said that the phone would be held shut by magnets and that the display would turn on automatically when the hinge is open. However, it didn't reveal any detail about its anticipated foldable handset.

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