According to brand consultant Interbrand’s Best Global Brands report, Apple’s brand worth has been valued at $170.3 billion, a 43 percent increase from last year, where Apple has managed to retain the top spot since 2013.
Samsung is trying to expand its influence in the chipset industry by expanding to California and targeting an expansion in logic chips to complement memory chips. According to Kim Ki Nam, head of Samsung’s logic chip business, the tech giant will try to sell more chipsets to other companies rather than prioritize its own, which basically means that they’re going to focus on technological advancements rather than be more competitive.
It appears Samsung is working on a new handset that’s powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 620 processor, one can’t say for sure right now precisely what device this is, but rumor has it that it could be the Galaxy A9. A Samsung device with model number “Samsung msm8976fhdlte-eur-open” has been spotted in the Geekbench database which also reveals that it’s powered by the Snapdragon 620 processor with 3GB RAM and Android 5.1.1 Lollipop.