galaxy s

The Latest Challenger to Apple Is. . .Samsung?

Microsoft and Google are two of the few companies that can claim to compete head-to-head with Apple, but Samsung is pushing in: Its Galaxy Tab may not be as hot as the iPad, but it's making headway. Indeed, Samsung is building a consumer electronics lineup that mirrors Apple's.

Samsung Has Sold 3 Million Galaxy S Smartphones in the U.S.

Samsung Electronics (SSNHY) said it has made 3 million shipments of its Galaxy S smartphone to the United States, out of 7 million worldwide. Supply of the phones, which run on Google%u2019s (GOOG) Android software, has been constrained by the Samsung AMOLED display technology, Chief Marketing Officer Paul Golden told Reuters. The phone went on sale in the United States in July.

Intel Prepares Offer to Buy Infineon Wireless

Intel is nearing a bid to buy Infineon Technologies' wireless unit, a move that would give it an instant presence in the smartphone market. The world's top chipmaker will reportedly offer $1.91 billion for the unit, which supplies chips for both Apple's iPhone and Samsung's Galaxy S.