Samsung says it is not divorcing Apple

Samsung says it is not divorcing Apple
Despite a report in the Korea Times on Monday quoting a Samsung Display executive as saying that Samsung would stop shipping displays to Apple next year, the Korean based tech giant has refuted the quote and says that the strange relationship between the two will continue. Obviously, Apple and Samsung feel at ease with each other regardless if it's in the courtroom or in the boardroom.

The report earlier Monday in the Korean paper said that because of discounts, Samsung was not earning enough money from sales of its displays to Apple which led to the decision by Samsung to stop shipping product to the Cupertino based firm. Samsung, denying the entire story, has requested that the Korea Times edit it. Both sides are at each other's throats in a series of court battles around the world. As a result, Apple has said that it wants to end its reliance on Samsung for certain critical parts that go into products that Apple competes against Samsung with, such as the processor and displays for the Apple iPhone 5 and the third generation Apple iPad.

Apple has been looking to source displays from LG and Sharp and recent water cooler talk has the company replacing Samsung with TSMC for chips.

source: CNET



1. Wiki_jaan

Posts: 704; Member since: Jun 24, 2012

now both in love again ...................... lol

19. Pocketboy

Posts: 11; Member since: Oct 23, 2012


2. tiara6918

Posts: 2263; Member since: Apr 26, 2012

Samsung wouldn't divorce apple. Samsung will crush and sabotage apple instead.

13. sithvenger

Posts: 371; Member since: Aug 25, 2012

Yeah ok.

3. sadaivadai

Posts: 156; Member since: Nov 22, 2011

Everything is acceptable in business .. Making money is the important thing .. Be it Apple or Samsung ..

9. jroc74

Posts: 6023; Member since: Dec 30, 2010

Yea....there is a phrase: money talks....and bs walks.

4. pikapowerize

Posts: 1869; Member since: May 03, 2012

i think apple should work with sharp... that new display of sharp is amazing!

7. someones4

Posts: 627; Member since: Sep 16, 2012

Apple likes to work with old techs to maximise profit. Leave the new stuff to the asian OEMs.

5. someones4

Posts: 627; Member since: Sep 16, 2012

Samsung is the pretty and gentle wife who poisons her abusive husband out of desperation

8. rainyday

Posts: 44; Member since: Sep 04, 2012

and also makes smartphones

14. oister85

Posts: 508; Member since: Apr 27, 2012

Why Samsung have to be the female ?

16. rainyday

Posts: 44; Member since: Sep 04, 2012

because it's preety

18. someones4

Posts: 627; Member since: Sep 16, 2012

i don't know. Just goes with the story i guess.....

6. Cyan3boN

Posts: 446; Member since: Feb 23, 2012

because TIM cook begged on his knees.....

10. ryq24

Posts: 874; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

samsung cannot let go of apple. its a huge market and it gives them a heads up on what apple is planning next.

12. someones4

Posts: 627; Member since: Sep 16, 2012

i just assume that Samsung likes to have a friend that he can make fun of

11. Topcat488

Posts: 1411; Member since: Sep 29, 2012

Samsung reminds me of the ole proverbial saying "Keep your friends close and your enemies closer". I love you Samsung for your wisdom, but most of all, for your GREAT products.

15. Pocketboy

Posts: 11; Member since: Oct 23, 2012

I think 'someones4 ' has some parent issues he needs to sort out... Get help man/woman/thing

17. Dubskillz

Posts: 9; Member since: Jun 19, 2012

@Topcat488 yeah, that saying or the other one, "It's cheaper to keep her"...

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