Samsung slugs it out with Apple for consumers – USA TODAY

A Samsung factory worker examines Galaxy S5 smartphones.(Photo: Samsung) SEOUL — In the South Korean industrial town of Gumi, about a 45-minute helicopter ride southeast of here, Samsung Electronics factory workers, nearly all of them young women, are methodically applying the finishing touches on Galaxy S5s. The launch of Samsung’s newest flagship smartphone on April…

Nike dismisses rumors of FuelBand shut down – Gant Daily

San Francisco, CA, United States (4E) – According to several reports on Friday, Nike ordered layoffs to its FuelBand department. The reports signaled the end of Nike’s fitness wearable market. Or so many thought. Re/code recently reported that Nike will still continue with its FuelBand business despite the confirmed layoffs on the FuelBand’s hardware team.…