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Samsung

South Korean multinational conglomerate company headquartered in Samsung Town, Seoul add

Category: Business (10)

Founded in 1938.

Countries: (50%), United States (19%), Japan (6%)

Main connections: Samsung Electronics, Samsung Galaxy, Samsung Galaxy Note

Linked to: Samsung Techwin, Samsung Electronics, Metadata, Biogen Idec

 

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1938

Samsung was founded by Lee Byung-chull in 1938 as a trading company add something


1947

The company prospered and Lee moved its head office to Seoul in 1947 add something


1954

After the war, in 1954, Lee founded "Cheil Mojik" and built the plant in Chimsan-dong, Daegu add something


1957

It was founded in March 1957 as Dongbang Life Insurance and became an affiliate of the Samsung Group in July 1963 add something


1960

In the late 1960s, Samsung Group entered into the electronics industry add something

 

Samsung entered the electronics industry in the late 1960s and the construction and shipbuilding industries in the mid-1970s; these areas would drive its subsequent growth add something


1970

Samsung Electronics - In 1970, Samsung Group established another subsidiary, Samsung-NEC, jointly with Japan's NEC Corporation to manufacture home appliances and audiovisual devices


1973

Samsung Corning Precision Glass is a joint venture between Samsung and Corning, which was established in 1973 to manufacture and market cathode ray tube glass for black and white televisions add something

 

Samsung Electro-Mechanics, established in 1973 as a manufacturer of key electronic components, is headquartered in Suwon, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea add something


1978

It was established in 1978 and is based in Seoul add something


1980

Additionally, Samsung manufactured a range of aircraft from the 1980s to 1990s add something

 

In 1980, Samsung acquired the Gumi-based "Hanguk Jeonja Tongsin" and entered the telecommunications hardware industry add something

 

In the 1980s, Samsung Electronics began to invest heavily in research and development, investments that were pivotal in pushing the company to the forefront of the global electronics industry add something

 

The company grouped them together under Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. in the 1980s add something


1982

In 1982, it built a television assembly plant in Portugal; in 1984, a plant in New_York; in 1985, a plant in Tokyo; in 1987, a facility in England; and another facility in Austin in 1996 add something


1983

Samsung Electronics - In February 1983, & Samsung's founder, Lee Byung-chull, made an announcement later dubbed the "Tokyo declaration," in which he declared that Samsung intended to become a DRAM vendor


1988

Samsung, which started as a domestic sponsor of the Olympics in Seoul 1988, has been a worldwide Olympic partner since the 1998 Winter Olympics add something

 

Samsung Electronics - One year later, & Samsung became the third company in the world to develop a 64kb DRAM. In 1988, Samsung Electric Industries merged with Samsung Semiconductor & Communications to form Samsung Electronics


1990

MEMC's joint venture with Samsung Electronics Company, Ltd. In 1990, MEMC entered into a joint venture agreement to construct a silicon plant in Korea add something

 

Samsung started to rise as an international corporation in the 1990s add something

 

Since the 1990s Samsung has increasingly globalised its activities, and electronics, particularly mobile phones and semiconductors, has become its most important source of income add something

 

Samsung Electronics - Sales were initially poor and by the early 1990s Motorola held a market share of over 60 percent in the country's mobile phone market compared to just 10 percent for Samsung


1991

One Hansol Group representative said, "Only people ignorant of the laws governing the business world could believe something so absurd," adding, "When Hansol separated from the Samsung Group in 1991, it severed all payment guarantees and share-holding ties with Samsung affiliates add something


1992

Samsung became the largest producer of memory chips in the world in 1992, and is the world's second-largest chipmaker after Intel add something


1995

Along with the expansion of FUBU, Samsung invested in FUBU in 1995 add something

 

In 1995, it created its first liquid-crystal display screen add something

 

Steco Co., Ltd. is established as the joint - venture company with Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd and Japan TORAY in 1995 add something

 

Stemco is a joint venture between Samsung Electro-Mechanics and the Japan-based Toray Industries which was established in 1995 add something

 

On 11 March 1995 the Cologne District court prohibited the advertising and sale of Rollei watches on German territory add something


1996

In 1996, the Samsung Group reacquired the Sungkyunkwan University foundation add something

 

Access Systems Americas, Inc. - Palm OS runs on 38 million devices that have been sold since 1996 from hardware manufacturers including Palm, Inc., Samsung, &IBM, Aceeca, AlphaSmart, Fossil, Inc., Garmin, Group Sense PDA , Kyocera, PiTech, Sony, and Symbol


1998

The venture was established in 1998 and was broken up 2009 add something

 

Samsung was fined EUR 145,727,000 for being part of a price cartel of ten companies for DRAMs which lasted from 1 July 1998 to 15 June 2002 add something


1999

The company was founded in 1999 as Korea Aerospace Industries , the result of merger between three domestic major aerospace divisions of Samsung Aerospace, Daewoo Heavy Industries, and Hyundai Space and Aircraft Company add something

 

Samsung Electronics - For the ten-year period from 1999 to 2009, Samsung's compound annual growth rate in semiconductor revenues has been 13,5 percent, compared with 3,4 percent for Intel

 

ReignCom - Seven former Samsung executives created the company in 1999 and made its IPO on the KOSDAQ, a Korean stock exchange, in 2003

 

Samsung Corning Precision Materials participated in a price cartel of four companies for CRT glass which lasted from 23 February 1999 to 27 December 2004 add something


2000

Global Steel Exchange was a joint venture formed in 2000 between Samsung, the United States-based Cargill, the Switzerland-based Duferco Group, and the Luxembourg-based Tradearbed , to handle their online buying and selling of steel add something

 

Samsung has sponsored the team since 2000 add something

 

Samsung Electronics - For four consecutive years, from 2000 to 2003, Samsung posted net earnings higher than five-percent; this was at a time when 16 out of the 30 top South Korean companies ceased operating in the wake of the unprecedented crisis


2001

In 2001 Samsung Techwin became the sole supplier of a combustor module for the Rolls-Royce Trent 900 used by the Airbus A380, the world's largest passenger airliner add something


2004

Samsung Electronics - In June 2004, Samsung was the first major electronics company to publicly commit to eliminate PVC and BFRs from new models of all its products

 

SD Flex Co., Ltd. was founded on October 2004 as a joint venture corporation by Samsung and DuPont, one of the world's largest chemical company add something


2005

Samsung Electronics - In 2005, Samsung Electronics surpassed Japanese rival, Sony, for the first time to become the world's twentieth-largest and most popular consumer brand, as measured by Interbrand

 

Texas Instruments - In 2005, TI was number 3, after Intel and Samsung, and ahead of Toshiba and STMicroelectronics

 

Texas Instruments - In 2005, TI was number 3, after Intel and Samsung, and ahead of Toshiba and STMicroelectronics

 

Rambus - In June 2005, Rambus sued one of its strongest proponents, & Samsung, the world's largest memory manufacturer, and terminated Samsung's license

 

It was established in Beijing in July 2005 add something


2006

Sony, which had not invested in large-size TFT-LCDs, contacted Samsung to cooperate, and, in 2006, S-LCD was established as a joint venture between Samsung and Sony in order to provide a stable supply of LCD panels for both manufacturers add something

 

ARM Holdings - In 2006, ARM acquired Falanx , a developer of 3D graphics accelerators, and SOISIC, who specialise in developing silicon-on-insulator physical IP. In 2010, ARM joined with IBM, Texas Instruments, Samsung, ST-Ericsson and Freescale Semiconductor in forming a Not For Profit Open Source engineering company, Linaro


2007

Samsung Electronics - In 2007, Samsung introduced the Internet TV, enabling the viewer to receive information from the Internet while at the same time watching conventional television programming

 

Samsung Electronics - In October 2007, Samsung introducing a ten-millimeter thick, 40-inch LCD television panel, followed in October 2008 by the world's first 7,9-mm panel

 

Android - On November 5, 2007, the Open Handset Alliance, a consortium of technology companies including Google, device manufacturers such as HTC and Samsung, wireless carriers such as Sprint Nextel and T-Mobile, and chipset makers such as Qualcomm and Texas Instruments, unveiled itself, with a goal to develop open standards for mobile devices


2008

OLED - This was exceeded in January 2008, when Samsung showcased the world's largest and thinnest OLED TV at the time, at 31 inches and 4,3 mm

 

Victoria Song - In April 2008, Song modeled for "Samsung" in a music video with Korean actor-singer Rain

 

Rambus - On April 29, 2008, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit issued a ruling vacating the order of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, saying the case with Samsung should be dismissed, saying Judge Robert E. Payne's findings critical of Rambus, were on a case that had already been settled, and thus had no legal standing

 

OLED - In May 2008, Samsung unveiled an ultra-thin 12,1 inch laptop OLED display concept, with a 1,280×768 resolution with infinite contrast ratio

 

Siltronic Samsung Wafer Pte. Ltd, the joint venture by Samsung and wholly owned Wacker Chemie subsidiary Siltronic, was officially opened in Singapore in June 2008 add something

 

OLED - In October 2008, Samsung showcased the world's thinnest OLED display, the first to be "flappable" and bendable

 

Netflix - In October 2008, Netflix agreed to instantly stream movies to two of Samsung's Blu-ray Disc players


2009

Samsung Electronics - In 2009, Samsung sold around 31 million flat-panel televisions, enabling to it to maintain the world's largest market share for a fourth consecutive year

 

Samsung Electronics - In 2009, Samsung succeeded in developing a panel for forty-inch LED televisions, with a thickness of 3,9 millimeters

 

Samsung Electronics - In the area of storage media, in 2009 Samsung achieved a ten percent world market share, driven by the introduction of a new hard disk drive capable of storing 250Gb per 2,5-inch disk

 

Samsung Electronics - It is the flagship subsidiary of the Samsung Group and the world's largest information technology company by revenues since 2009


2010

In 2010, Samsung announced a 10-year growth strategy centred around five businesses add something

 

OLED - According to Woo Jong Lee, Vice President of the Mobile Display Marketing Team at Samsung SDI, the company expected OLED displays to be used in notebook PCs as soon as 2010

 

Samsung Electronics - According to market-research firm Gartner, during the second quarter of 2010 Samsung Electronics took the top position in the DRAM segment due to brisk sales of the item on the world market

 

Samsung Electronics - As of the first half of 2010, Samsung earned the Global Ecolabel for its 2,134 models, thereby becoming the world's number-one company in terms of the number of products meeting Global Ecolabel standards

 

Samsung Galaxy S III - Design work on the S III started in late 2010 under the supervision of Chang Dong-hoon, Samsung's Vice President and Head of the Design Group of Samsung_Electronics

 

Nexus S - The "'Nexus S"' is a smartphone co-developed by Google and Samsung and manufactured by Samsung_Electronics for release in 2010

 

Samsung Electronics - Greenpeace activists protested at the company's Benelux headquarters in March 2010 for what Greenpeace calls Samsung's broken promises

 

Samsung Galaxy S - The ''Samsung Galaxy S'' is an Android smartphone that was announced by Samsung in March 2010

 

Samsung Electronics - All Samsung mobile phones and MP3 players introduced on the market after April 2010 are free from polyvinyl chloride and brominated flame retardants

 

Samsung Galaxy Tab - The first model in the series, the 7-inch Samsung Galaxy Tab, was first introduced on 2 September 2010 at the IFA in Berlin

 

Nexus One - However, on November 11, 2010, Engadget leaked some pictures of a Samsung manufactured Nexus S device along with marketing materials from Best Buy and T-Mobile USA in the United States

 

Samsung Electronics - In December 2010, Samsung switched its management system from the single CEO system of last year under Choi Gee-Sung, to a two-person management team with Choi Gee-Sung, CEO and Vice chairman, and Lee Jae-Yong, Chief Operating officer and President

 

Samsung Electronics - In December 2010, the EU granted immunity to Samsung Electronics for acting as an informant during the investigation

 

Google Nexus - The Nexus S, manufactured by Samsung, was released in December 2010 to coincide with the release of Android 2,3 Gingerbread


2011

It achieved total revenues of 13,358,6 billion won in 2011 and is the world's second-largest shipbuilder by revenues add something

 

It is the world's second-largest semiconductor maker by 2011 revenues add something

 

Samsung Galaxy Tab - At the Mobile World Congress event in 2011 Samsung showed a new Galaxy Tab model with bigger 10,1-inch HD display and faster processor, running Google's Android 3,0 Honeycomb operating system

 

HTC - Based on researcher Canalys, in Q3 2011 HTC Corporation became the largest smartphone vendor in the U.S. by 24 percent, ahead of Samsung's 21 percent, Apple Inc.'s 20 percent and BlackBerry's 9 percent

 

Samsung Galaxy Tab - During IFA 2011 in Berlin, Samsung announced the new Galaxy Tab 7,7, sporting a dual-core 1,4 GHz processor, 1GB of memory, support for 32GB MicroSD cards , a 5,100mAh battery, a front-facing 2-megapixel camera and a rear-facing 3-megapixel camera with flash

 

Samsung Galaxy Tab - During the 2011 International Consumer Electronics Show , Verizon Wireless and & Samsung Telecommunications America announced that a new 4G LTE-Enabled Samsung Galaxy Tab features access to Verizon Wireless' 4G LTE Mobile Broadband Network and a 5 megapixel rear-facing Camera will be available

 

AMOLED - Future displays exhibited from 2011 to 2013 by Samsung have shown flexible, unbreakable, transparent Super AMOLED Plus displays using very high resolutions and in varying sizes for phones

 

Texas Instruments - In 2011, Intel, Samsung, LG, ST-Ericsson, Huawei's HiSilicon Technologies subsidiary, Via Telecom and three other undisclosed chipmakers licensed the C2C link specification developed by Arteris Inc. and Texas Instruments

 

Texas Instruments - In 2011, Intel, Samsung, LG, ST-Ericsson, Huawei's HiSilicon Technologies subsidiary, Via Telecom and three other undisclosed chipmakers licensed the C2C link specification developed by Arteris Inc. and Texas Instruments

 

Dell - In 2011, The Brand Trust Report, India study revealed that Dell is ranked as the 27th most trusted brand, as compared to Samsung, which stood at 5th, and HP at 23rd

 

Samsung Electronics - Partially owing to strong sales of the Samsung Galaxy range of smartphones, the company overtook Apple in worldwide smartphone sales during the third quarter 2011, with a total market share of 23,8 percent, compared to Apple's 14,6-percent share

 

BlackBerry (company) - RIM's loss of market share accelerated in 2011 due to rapidly growing sales of Samsung and HTC Android handsets; RIM's market share in the USA dropped to just 3 percent from 9 percent a year

 

Samsung Galaxy Note - The Galaxy Note was announced by Samsung during IFA 2011 in Berlin

 

Android - The chief beneficiary of Android has been Samsung, whose Galaxy brand has surpassed that of Android in terms of brand recognition since 2011

 

Tablet computer - The first successful ones were introduced by Samsung , Barnes and Noble , Blackberry Playbook, and Amazon in 2011, and by Google in 2012

 

As of March 2011 it had operations in 10 countries and 6,5 million customers add something

 

As of April 2011 the Samsung Group comprised 59 unlisted companies and 19 listed companies, all of which had their primary listing on the Korea Exchange stock-exchange add something

 

Samsung Electronics - In April 2011, Apple Inc. announced that they were suing Samsung over the design of its Galaxy range of mobile phones

 

HTC - In April 2011, the company's market value surpassed that of Nokia, making HTC the third-largest smartphone-maker in the world behind Apple and Samsung

 

Samsung Electronics - The lawsuit was filed on 15 April 2011 and alleges that Samsung violated Apple's trademarks and patents and "slavishly" copied the iPhone and iPad

 

Samsung Galaxy S II - On 9 May 2011, Samsung announced that they had received pre-orders for 3 million Galaxy S II units globally

 

Chromebook - In June 2011 &iFixit dismantled a Samsung Series 5 and concluded that it was essentially an improved Cr-48

 

Chromebook - Shortly after the Samsung Series 5 Chromebook was released to the public in July 2011, the review site "Chromebook Ratings" praised the Series 5 and its 8-second boot-up time, claiming that "You can literally go from a cold machine to searching the internet in about 10 seconds

 

Samsung Electronics - In August 2011, at The Regional Court of Düsseldorf, Apple were granted a preliminary injunction against the sale and marketing of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10,1 across the whole of Europe excluding the Netherlands

 

Samsung Electronics - As part of the ongoing conflict between & Samsung and Apple Inc., Samsung filed a claim with the Federal Court of Australia on 16 September 2011, accusing Apple of patent infringement by Apple's iPhone and iPad on seven patents

 

Galaxy Nexus - The Galaxy Nexus was unveiled jointly by Google and Samsung on 19 October 2011 in Hong Kong

 

Sprint Nextel - Network Vision-partner Samsung began LTE deployments on October 27, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois

 

As of December 2011 it had operations in seven countries, 8,08 million customers and 5,975 employees add something

 

In December 2011, Samsung Electronics sold its hard disk drive business to Seagate add something

 

Google Nexus - The Galaxy Nexus, manufactured by Samsung, was released in November 2011 to coincide with the release of Android 4,0 Ice Cream Sandwich

 

As on 26 December 2011 it was announced that Samsung had acquired the stake of Sony in this joint venture add something

 

On December 26, 2011, Samsung Electronics announced that it would acquire all of Sony's shares in the venture add something

 

Samsung Life had total sales of 22,717 billion won in 2011 and total assets of 161,072 billion won at 31 December 2011 add something


2012

As of 2012, Samsung has invested more than in the Austin facility, which operates under the name Samsung Austin Semiconductor LLC. This makes the Austin location the largest foreign investment in Texas and one of the largest single foreign investments in the United States add something

 

OLED - At CES 2012, Samsung introduced the first 55" TV screen that uses Super OLED technology

 

Samsung Galaxy Tab - At the Mobile World Congress 2012, Samsung announced the Galaxy Note 10,1, as an alternative to the Galaxy Tab 10,1

 

HTC - During early 2012, HTC lost much of this U.S. market share thanks to increased competition from Samsung and Apple Inc.

 

Samsung Galaxy S III - In 2012, the Samsung Galaxy S III won "T3"'s "Phone of the Year" award, beating the iPhone 4S, the Nokia Lumia 900, the Sony Xperia S and others and was voted Phone of the Year by readers of tech website S21

 

Samsung Galaxy S III - It played a major role in boosting Samsung's record operating profit during the second quarter of 2012

 

HTC One - The company's flagship phone in 2012, the $One_X (HTC_One_X), received critical acclaim from reviewers, but was overshadowed by the Samsung Galaxy S III and iPhone 5 and was commercially unsuccessful

 

Samsung Galaxy S III - Upon release, a number of critics and publications have made references to the S III, Samsung's 2012 flagship phone, responding perhaps to Apple's favourable customer perception

 

Samsung Galaxy Ace - In January 2012, Samsung announced its successor, the Galaxy Ace Plus, in February 2012

 

Samsung Galaxy S III - & Samsung confirmed the existence of the Galaxy S II's successor on 5 March 2012, but it was not until late April 2012 that Samsung's Senior Vice-President Robert Yi confirmed the phone's name to be "Samsung Galaxy S III"

 

Samsung Galaxy S II - It sees additional software features, expanded hardware, and a redesigned physique than its predecessor, the Samsung Galaxy S, and was succeeded by the Samsung Galaxy S III in May 2012

 

Samsung Galaxy S III - After inviting reporters in mid-April, & Samsung launched the Galaxy S III during the Samsung Mobile Unpacked 2012 event at Earls Court Exhibition Centre, London, on 3 May 2012, instead of unveiling their products earlier in the year during either the World Mobile Congress or Consumer Electronics Show

 

Samsung Galaxy S III - Following an eighteen-month development phase, Samsung unveiled the S III on 3 May 2012 in London

 

Samsung Electronics - In June 2012, Samsung appointed Kwon Oh-hyun as the new CEO of the company

 

Samsung Galaxy S III - To address the fact that iPhone users are reluctant to switch to Android because the OS is not compatible with iTunes, from June 2012 Samsung offered customers of its Galaxy series the Easy Phone Sync app to enable the transfer of music, photos, videos, podcasts, and text messages from an iPhone to a Galaxy device

 

Samsung Galaxy Note - As of 1 June 2012, Samsung announced that 7 million had been shipped

 

Samsung Galaxy S III - On 18 June 2012, & Samsung announced that the S III would have a version with enterprise software under the company's Samsung Approved For Enterprise program, an initiative that facilitates the use of private Android devices by professional employees, known as "Bring Your Own Device"

 

Galaxy Nexus - On 29 June 2012, Apple was granted a request for a pre-trial injunction against the import and sale of Galaxy Nexus by Samsung

 

Samsung Galaxy S III - In mid-July 2012, Samsung removed the universal search feature on Sprint and AT&T Galaxy S III phones with over-the-air software updates to disable the local search function as a "precautionary measure" prior to its patent court trial with Apple, which began on 30 July 2012

 

iPhone 5 - In August 2012, Apple added the Samsung Galaxy S III to a list of models it claims infringe its patents

 

iPhone - In August 2012, Apple won a smartphone patent lawsuit in the USA against Samsung, the world's largest maker of smartphones

 

Samsung Galaxy Note - As of 15 August 2012, Samsung announced that 10 million devices have been sold

 

Samsung Galaxy Note - The successor to the Galaxy Note, the "Galaxy Note II", was officially unveiled at a Samsung unpacked event in Berlin on August 29, 2012

 

Samsung Electronics - On 31 August 2012, the Tokyo District Court ruled Samsung Electronics' mobile devices did not violate an Apple Inc. patent, awarding the South Korean firm a victory a week after it lost a landmark patent case in the United States

 

Samsung Galaxy S III - In September 2012 Samsung confirmed the launch of the 4G version of Galaxy S III in the Nordic countries in the fourth quarter of 2012

 

On September 4, 2012, Samsung announced it plans to examine all of its Chinese suppliers for possible violations of labor policies add something

 

Samsung Galaxy S III - On 6 September 2012, Samsung revealed that sales of the S III had reached 20 million in 100 days, making it three and six times faster-selling than the Galaxy S II and the Galaxy S, respectively

 

Samsung Galaxy Note II - The Note II was officially launched in the UK on September 30, 2012, available to purchase exclusively from the Samsung flagship stores in Stratford and White City

 

Chromebook - In October 2012, the Series 3 Chromebook was introduced at a San Francisco event with the Samsung Chromebook XE303

 

Google Nexus - The Nexus 10, a 10-inch tablet manufactured by Samsung, was revealed in late October 2012 by the EXIF data of photos taken by Google executive, Vic Gundotra, along with the leaks of its manual and a comprehensive series of photos

 

Samsung Electronics - On 2 October 2012, & Samsung announced it filed a new lawsuit against Apple Inc. in a U.S. court, contending the iPhone 5 infringed on Samsung's patents

 

Samsung Galaxy S III - On 11 October 2012 Samsung unveiled the Galaxy S III Mini, a smartphone with lower specifications compared to the S III.

 

On December 5, 2012 the antitrust regulators of European Union fined Samsung SDI and several other major companies for fixing prices of TV cathode-ray tubes in two cartels lasting nearly a decade add something

 

Samsung Electronics - On 5 December 2012, Samsung SDI was fined 150,8 million euros for participating in a cartel


2013

The conversion should start in early 2013 with production on line by the end of 2013 add something

 

Samsung Galaxy Tab - At the Mobile World Congress 2013, Samsung announced the Galaxy Note 8,0

 

Samsung Galaxy Note - The & Samsung Galaxy Note 8,0, codenamed Kona, is an 8-inch Samsung Galaxy Note that had been confirmed by the head of the mobile division at Samsung to have made its first appearance at the Mobile World Congress 2013

 

Samsung Galaxy S III - In January 2013, Samsung released a firmware update that corrected both issues

 

OLED - On January 8, 2013, at CES Samsung unveiled a unique curved 4K Ultra S9 OLED television, which they state provides an "IMAX-like experience" for viewers

 

On March 14, 2013, Samsung unveiled the Galaxy S4 add something

 

Samsung Electronics - In May 2013, Samsung announced that it had finally managed to test speed-enhanced fifth generation technology successfully


2014

In 2014, Biogen Idec agreed to commercialize future anti-TNF biosimilar products in Europe through Samsung Bioepis add something

 

On May 22, 2014, Samsung announced Samsung Music will be shutting down on July 1st, 2014 add something

 

On September 3, 2014, Samsung announced Gear VR, a virtual reality device in collaboration with Oculus VR and developed for the Galaxy Note 4 add something

 

On December 2, 2014, Samsung announced it will sell Fiber Optics to U.S. speciality glass manufacturer Corning Inc. add something


2015

Samsung plans to launch a new set of services beginning early 2015 add something


2016

In January 2016, Samsung announced it will be working with Microsoft to develop IoT devices based on Windows 10, where the companies will work together to develop products that will run on the platform, as well as integrate with other companies developing hardware and services on Microsoft's OS. add something

 

In April 2016, Samsung were announced as the main sponsor of German Football League team Frankfurt Universe add something

 

In July 2016, Samsung unveiled its SamsungOne font, a typeface that hopes to give a consistent and universal visual identity to the wide range of Samsung products add something


2017

Construction will begin next year with production beginning in 2017 add something

 

On 17 February 2017, Samsung Group chief Lee Jae-yong was arrested for bribery, embezzlement, hiding assets overseas and perjury add something

 

On 29 August 2017, Samsung announced its Samsung Galaxy Note8 flagship smartphone add something


2018

In March, 2018, Samsung were announced as the main sponsor of Indian Premier League team Mumbai Indians add something

 

On 8 April 2018 in the 2018 Samsung fat-finger error the company mistakenly issued a huge sum of money to employees in a stock ownership plan add something

 

On October 12, 2018, Samsung announced its new Galaxy A9 with 4 rear cameras add something

 

On November 8, 2018, Samsung announced a new, revamped software design called One UI. add something