Day: February 13, 2015

Time-pressed Apple ‘buying Samsung display panels again’

Time-pressed Apple ‘buying Samsung display panels again’ Apple is once again working with bitter rival Samsung, according to a report in a local news agency. After a series of disputes and legal battles stretching over the past few years – not to mention being deadly rivals and by far the two most dominant players in the smartphone market – Apple and Smasung appear to have patched up their differences. According to South Korean ET News, Samsung will be supplying Apple with thin glass panels for its iPads and iPhones. Long-term followers of corporate law will be aware that even...

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Sony Connect applies its muscle

Sony Connect applies its muscle Sony is preparing a major advertising campaign designed to promote its new Sony Connect digital download service, while employees at BMG and Sony’s music labels prepare for mass redundancies. BMG and Sony won permission to merge from European and US regulators, despite strong opposition from many parties, concerned the move would give the combined labels an inordinately strong market position. Sony/BMG is now offering voluntary severance packages – early retirement and voluntary severance. Digital Music News reports these offers as a: “Chance to feel out soft tissue prior to making substantial personnel changes.” Benefits...

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