Samsung Keeps its Cash Hoard Close

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Description: While companies like Apple have taken part in a number of acquisitions this year, Samsung has been a bit more frugal with their undertakings. Here’s a look at why they are keeping their cash locked up. Source: Globe and Mail Date:¬†October 31, 2013   Samsung Electronics’ money pile is growing and its cash strategies… Read more »

Samsung in Hot Seat Over Abusing Chinese Workers

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Description: New York-based China Labor Watch has recently conducted a six month investigation into eight Samsung factories in China. The investigation has unearthed issues that include ¬†safety, work hours and underage workers. Source: theglobeandmail.com Date: September 5th, 2012 Fresh off a billion-dollar loss in a patent fight with rival smartphone maker Apple Inc., embattled Samsung… Read more »