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March 22, 1989 | From Associated Press
Samsung Information Systems America said it has signed an international distribution agreement with Microamerica of Marlborough, Mass. Microamerica, which serves 19,000 resellers in the United States and Canada, will carry the entire Samsung line of microcomputer and local area networking hardware products.
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March 22, 1989 | From Associated Press
Samsung Information Systems America said it has signed an international distribution agreement with Microamerica of Marlborough, Mass. Microamerica, which serves 19,000 resellers in the United States and Canada, will carry the entire Samsung line of microcomputer and local area networking hardware products.
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August 17, 2012 | By Marc Lifsher, Los Angeles Times
SACRAMENTO — Electronics giant Samsung Electronics Co. is beefing up its operations in Silicon Valley, announcing that it's expanding a research and development center in San Jose. To lure the expansion, the state, Santa Clara County and the city of San Jose agreed to provide a variety of tax credits, fee reductions and worker training programs. "Here's a case where government and business work together and everyone benefits, " Gov. Jerry Brown said at a San Jose City Hall ceremony.
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April 13, 1995 | ROSS KERBER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The sale of more than 40% of troubled computer maker AST Research Inc. for $378 million to South Korea's Samsung Electronics Co. has cleared antitrust scrutiny, the Seoul-based company said Wednesday. The U.S. Federal Trade Commission, which reviews deals that may have anti-competitive effects in this country, said the transaction between the two personal computer makers doesn't violate antitrust law.
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February 18, 2013 | By Chris O'Brien, Los Angeles Times
Samsung Electronics Co.'s and Apple Inc.'s battle to dominate the world's smartphone markets has mostly been waged from their respective sides of the Pacific. Now the South Korean tech giant is storming rival Apple's backyard, launching an aggressive expansion into Silicon Valley. Samsung has opened a new innovation center in Menlo Park, Calif. A research and development lab is planned for San Jose. A start-up incubator is cooking in Palo Alto. And its most audacious undertaking: erecting a massive new semiconductor campus with a distinctive design destined to compete with Apple's proposed spaceship-like campus for the title of Silicon Valley's most distinctive architectural landmark.
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May 2, 1989 | BRUCE HOROVITZ
Doonesbury sometimes seems like the kind of guy whose most pressing problem is whether to lunch on Cajun chicken or duck sausage pizza. But the oh-so-hip comic strip character has spent the past two weeks wrestling with a question that delves--if not stabs--into the heart of the advertising business: Do people who create commercials have any conscience? The answer, at least the one reached by Doonesbury creator Garry Trudeau, won't leave many advertising executives with whiter shirts or brighter teeth.
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