Last month, wementioned here how Samsung’s display solutions affiliate, Samsung Mobile Display, is spearheading the effort to develop next-generation displays known as AMOLED (Active Matrix Organic Light Emitting Diode) screens. AMOLED displays are thinner, lighter and more energy-efficient than conventional LCD panels and increasingly used in smar
Samsung’s solar cell business is entering a new phase as our rechargeable battery affiliate Samsung SDI announced today plans to take over the operations from Samsung Electronics and invest 2.2 trillion won ($2 billion) by 2015 to expand the business.
In February, we announced plans to form a joint venture with Quintiles Transnational Corp. to build a biopharmaceutical production plant. It was part of our efforts to expand into the bio sector, one of the five new strategic businesses that would lead Samsung’s future.
We have all seen how mobile applications, or apps, have profoundly changed the landscape of the wireless industry in a matter of years, underscored by the surging demand for smartphones. Now a similar change is taking place in our living rooms, as "smart TVs" connected to the Internet replace traditional tubes and offer a variety of applications ra
My name is Charlotte Lee, a member of Samsung Engineering’s public relations team. I want to share stories from my latest trip to Saudi Arabia, where my colleagues and I joined the grand opening of our new Middle East headquarters.
The world’s fastest-growing major economy; the world’s most populous nation with 1.3 billion people; home to the world’s biggest online market … and the list goes on: There’s probably not enough superlatives describing the importance of China’s place in today’s global economy. And that’s why many of the world’s prominent companies are so eager to g
Every year, nearly 1.3 million people die on the world’s roads as a result of traffic accidents, according to the World Health Organization – that’s about 3,500 deaths a day. Another 20 to 50 million more people sustain non-fatal injuries, underscoring the fact that road traffic accidents are a serious public health concern globally.
Of all kinds of technology miracles predicted by science fiction novels and movies from the past decades, one thing we are certain to have in real life soon is the electricity-powered car. Automobiles running either partially or entirely on electricity are being introduced by many different carmakers around the world, thanks to technological breakt
At Samsung, not a single month goes by without a corporate anniversary or milestone celebration of some sorts, as Samsung companies and offices – employing combined 280,000 – spread throughout nearly 70 countries around the globe.
The Korean War, which broke out on June 25, 1950, was one of the major post-World War II military conflicts of the 20th century, fought by more than 20 countries. It also had many turns and unexpected developments: South Korean forces were initially pushed back by the North all the way to near the southeastern port city of Pusan in just three month
One day in the early-1990s, Sung-June Hwang, thena Hong Kong-based steel sector analyst, got a last-minute call to fly into India to help with an IPO deal there. Back then, India wasn’t a frequent business destination and his assistant booked the only flight available with a small airline he had never heard of.
Samsung is a global corporate encompassing diverse businesses ranging from electronics, construction,
petrochemicals, finance and more. Founded in 1938, Samsung has worked to make a better world
through our products and services. With 2012 net sales of 303 trillion Korean won,
Samsung is also spearheading efforts to bring innovations in clean energy, healthcare and biotechnology.
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