The Latest: Analyst doubts Samsung scandal will hurt phones
August 25, 2017
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the bribery case involving the heir to the Samsung empire (all times local):
4:05 a.m. Saturday
A technology analyst doubts the imprisonment of Samsung's scandalized chief will knock the company off its perch as the world's leading maker of smartphones.
That's because key decisions about Samsung's smartphones are already being made by DJ Koh, president of the company's mobile division. Koh will remain in that role even as Samsung chief Lee Jae-yong serves a five-year sentence after being found guilty of trying to bribe South Korea's former president...