Apple Inc. and Google Inc. are among technology companies being asked by the New York attorney general to take steps to deter thefts of iPhones and other handheld devices and eliminate a black market for the products.
Samsung Electronics Co. agreed to buy a stake in Grandis Inc., Samsung spokesman James Chung said by phone today, confirming an earlier Maeil Business Newspaper report. Chung declined to comment on the cost of the acquisition and the size of the stake.
Samsung Electronics Co. and LG Display Co. , the world’s two biggest makers of liquid-crystal displays, said they received the Chinese government’s approval to build LCD factories in the country and meet surging demand.
Yuko Ishii, a 53-year-old factory worker in central Japan, used to feel reluctant about buying products made in neighboring South Korea. That changed after she became a fan of pop stars such as boy band TVXQ.
Samsung Electronics Co. lost a chance to showcase its latest tablet computer at one of the world’s largest electronics shows after Apple Inc. won a second injunction blocking Galaxy Tab sales in Germany.
In her black robe and strand of white pearls, Lucy Koh projects the serious, deliberate demeanor befitting a U.S. District Court judge. The Harvard-educated former federal prosecutor has served on the California state bench and as a partner in a Silicon Valley law firm, where she litigated technology patent lawsuits.
Samsung Electronics Co. plants and suppliers in China employed underage workers, forced them to work overtime and exposed them to unsafe conditions, a New York- based labor group said as it increased scrutiny on the world’s largest seller of mobile phones and TVs.