Samsung’s future hinges on new businesses, new products and new technologies. We should make our corporate culture more open, flexible and innovative.”Lee also said “
Samsung is expected to post record sales and profits from its mobile business in the holiday quarter. In Q3 it surpassed Apple as the world's largest smartphone maker, but the iPhone 4S wasn't introduced then. Samsung also revved up its profit margin to levels not seen for quite some years, and the trend is expected to have continued in Q4.
In related news, Samsung got the nod from the Korean government, to go and build a huge memory factory in China, on top of the giant one it is already operating in Austin, Texas, so the company seems optimistic about the future, just not so much for 2012.