Pre-orders are open for the audacious flexible phone, which will be available soon in the US, Hong Kong, Singapore, France, Germany and the UK.
The software giant's cybercrime fighting unit has opened its third Asian satellite center in Singapore, to keep an eye on malware that will target Southeast Asia's emerging status as a financial hub.
Traditional carriers hope to profit from the push to connect all manner of electronic devices to the Net, but a French startup just took a little wind from their sails.
The ride-sharing app's drivers in the US and London are complaining about fee hikes, fare cuts and the lack of a tip option.
The rivals tie for the top spot in the fourth quarter of 2014, with Apple's fortunes on the rise and Samsung's heading in the opposite direction, according to figures from researcher Strategy Analytics.
Worldwide, Samsung's market share drops from 32.5 percent in 2013 to 28 percent in 2014, while competitors, like Apple, maintain or gain ground.
A series of job postings hint at Amazon's desire to expand its same-day delivery service, including for products sold by third-party merchants.
Cuts at the mobile-chips giant come as it faces a handful of ongoing government investigations into its business practices.
Shipments of Chinese handsets for 2014 have totalled over 450 million, accounting for nearly 40 percent of the global total, set to exceed 50 percent by 2016.
Thanksgiving may be American, but sales in the UK, France, Germany and China show the consumer frenzy is becoming a broader phenomenon.