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April 29, 1995 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
DreamWorks SKG Investment Confirmed: As expected, a company affiliated with the huge South Korean conglomerate Samsung Corp. said it will buy 11.1% of the new studio for $300 million pending government approval. Cheil Foods & Chemicals Inc. of Seoul, described in a press release as a "founding company" of Samsung, said it will invest in DreamWorks through a unit called One World Media Corp. DreamWorks plans an ambitious slate of movies, albums, television programs and interactive software.
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November 5, 2011 | By David Sarno, Los Angeles Times
The legal war between Apple Inc. and Samsung Corp. continues to escalate, and has arrived in the halls of the European Union. The European Commission, Europe's top competition enforcer, has contacted Apple and Samsung, according to a statement posted by patent maven Florian Mueller on his FOSS Patents blog. "The commission has indeed sent requests for information to Apple and Samsung concerning the enforcement of standards-essential patents in the mobile telephony sector," the statement says.
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BUSINESS
January 30, 1996 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
Samsung Expresses Interest in Fokker: Samsung Corp., South Korea's largest industrial company, said it is considering buying all or part of Dutch aircraft maker Fokker, which is under court protection from its creditors. "We are very much interested in Fokker," Park Jong Hyun, a spokesman for Samsung Aerospace Co., said in Seoul. "But we have not decided anything on buying the company."
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January 30, 1996 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
Samsung Expresses Interest in Fokker: Samsung Corp., South Korea's largest industrial company, said it is considering buying all or part of Dutch aircraft maker Fokker, which is under court protection from its creditors. "We are very much interested in Fokker," Park Jong Hyun, a spokesman for Samsung Aerospace Co., said in Seoul. "But we have not decided anything on buying the company."
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November 5, 2011 | By David Sarno, Los Angeles Times
The legal war between Apple Inc. and Samsung Corp. continues to escalate, and has arrived in the halls of the European Union. The European Commission, Europe's top competition enforcer, has contacted Apple and Samsung, according to a statement posted by patent maven Florian Mueller on his FOSS Patents blog. "The commission has indeed sent requests for information to Apple and Samsung concerning the enforcement of standards-essential patents in the mobile telephony sector," the statement says.
BUSINESS
November 20, 2001 | Bloomberg News
Mobile-phone sales fell 10% in the third quarter as customers held off buying phones until new models appear and as economies slowed, according to Gartner Inc.'s Dataquest Inc. unit. Sales fell to 94.4 million units in the quarter from 104.6 million in the year-earlier period. Shipments of phones by Nokia, Ericsson and Siemens fell from last year, while those by rivals Motorola Inc. and Samsung Corp. rose.
BUSINESS
March 3, 1995 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
Memory Chip Shortage Pushes Up Prices: The severe shortfall of the chips that power multimedia and interactive computer applications has pushed the price of standard 4-megabit dynamic random-access memory, or DRAM, chips as much as 60% higher than in current contracts, analysts said. To fill the demand, Dallas-based Texas Instruments Inc. is expanding two plants and building a factory in Richardson, Tex. The other U.S. DRAM maker, Idaho-based Micron Technology Inc., plans to spend $1.
BUSINESS
January 23, 1995 | Times Staff Reports
AST Will Report Earnings: South Korea's Samsung Corp. might be watching closely Thursday when AST Research Inc. releases its fiscal second-quarter earnings report. AST reported a $39.9-million net loss on revenue of $495.4 million for its first quarter ended Sept. 30. That contrasted with a profit of $8.2 million on revenue of $514.4 million for the same period a year earlier. The company's stock, which has traded as high as $33 a share in the past year, has tumbled to $15 in recent days.
BUSINESS
April 29, 1995 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
DreamWorks SKG Investment Confirmed: As expected, a company affiliated with the huge South Korean conglomerate Samsung Corp. said it will buy 11.1% of the new studio for $300 million pending government approval. Cheil Foods & Chemicals Inc. of Seoul, described in a press release as a "founding company" of Samsung, said it will invest in DreamWorks through a unit called One World Media Corp. DreamWorks plans an ambitious slate of movies, albums, television programs and interactive software.
BUSINESS
March 25, 1999 | Associated Press
Amazon, Samsung in Deal: Internet bookseller Amazon.com signed a deal with Samsung Corp. to sell books in South Korea without charging high shipping costs, Samsung officials said. The contract allows Seattle-based Amazon to use Samsung's Internet shopping mall Web site to sell its books, music and other wares in South Korea, beginning today. Until now, South Koreans had to pay shipping charges to buy Amazon.com books, which are shipped individually from the United States.
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May 18, 1996 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
Auction Winner BDPCS Fails to Make Payment: The Portola Valley, Calif.-based firm won $873.8 million in licenses for advanced wireless telecommunications service at a recent government auction for small businesses, but it failed to make its down payment on time, federal regulators said. As a result, the Federal Communications Commission will reauction the 17 licenses that BDPCS Inc. won, or award each license to the next highest bidder. The auction, which ended May 6, brought in $10.
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