Samsung AMOLED Technology Was Sold To ‘Rival Local Firm’

Posted on Apr 6 2012 - 5:50am by Editorial Staff

Samsung AMOLED displays technology was allegedly sold to rival firm possibly LG as Korean police have arrested 11 people on suspicion ground of selling technology from Samsung Mobile Display to its rivals. The suspects including a former Samsung researcher held or formerly held positions at both company. The primary suspect is accused of receiving 190 million won (around $168,000 US) for the information According to Yonhap News, the leaked technology includes “small mask scanning,” which is used to produce large displays like the TVs Samsung hopes to release later this year. If LG comes into question, then we would be ended up in seeing both companies were able to announce their 55-inch AMOLED technology TVs at the same time.

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