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January 3, 1990 | Dataquest, DATAQUEST is a market-intelligence firm based in San Jose
Asia/Pacific semiconductor companies were the only regional group to increase their share of 1989's $55.8-billion worldwide semiconductor market, according to Dataquest's annual survey. Led by South Korea's Samsung, Asia/Pacific firms (which exclude Japanese firms) experienced a phenomenal 43% growth rate. They gained a percentage point of worldwide market share, increasing their piece of the pie to 4%.
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January 3, 1990 | Dataquest, DATAQUEST is a market-intelligence firm based in San Jose
Asia/Pacific semiconductor companies were the only regional group to increase their share of 1989's $55.8-billion worldwide semiconductor market, according to Dataquest's annual survey. Led by South Korea's Samsung, Asia/Pacific firms (which exclude Japanese firms) experienced a phenomenal 43% growth rate. They gained a percentage point of worldwide market share, increasing their piece of the pie to 4%.
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March 2, 1995 | MARJORIE MILLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
As administrators continued their search for a buyer for the ruined Barings brokerage Wednesday, evidence mounted that Barings officials in London knew about the sour dealings of their rogue trader in Singapore several weeks ago, and may even have sent Nicholas W. Leeson millions of dollars to bail him out of his financial hole.
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March 29, 1989 | From Deutsche Presse-Agentur
The Japanese electronics industry is concerned about what it feels may be U.S. protectionist moves against the fast pace of high-definition television development in Japan and Europe. Japan is reportedly leading Western countries in research and development of HDTV, deemed to be the television technology of the 1990s, and has already proposed setting up international unified standards on an HDTV system. Japanese electronics industry officials say they are worried that a recent U.S.
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November 11, 1990 | JENNIFER MERIN
It's no accident that Dutch delftware pottery resembles late Ming Dynasty porcelain. The Netherlands' pottery industry began in the early 17th Century after Dutch traders brought floral-patterned, blue-and-white porcelain from China. Initially, Dutch potters found it difficult to duplicate the fine Chinese porcelain. The Chinese used white clay to obtain a fine, thin, translucent quality, and Dutch potters were limited to their native gray-brown, somewhat sandy earth.
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