View Full Version : Apple drops Samsung joint venture

Oct 15, 2005, 05:06 PM
According to Reuters (Saturday Oct 15th);

Apple Computers, the maker of iPod digital music players, has dropped a joint $3.8 billion investment plan in flash chip production of Samsung Electronics, a South Korean newspaper said on Saturday..... as the anti-Samsung sentiment has recently deepened among some political and civic groups, Apple ended the talks, complaining about the sentiment," the unnamed official was cited as saying.

Apple was currently in talks with another memory chip maker for joint flash chip output in the United States, he added.

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