Samsung Electronics to Acquire HARMAN, Accelerating Growth in Automotive and Connected Technologies

Samsung Electronics to Acquire HARMAN, Accelerating Growth in Automotive and Connected Technologies

Samsung Electronics and Harman International Industries, Incorporated today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Samsung will acquire HARMAN for $112.00 per share in cash, or total equity value of approximately $8.0 billion.  Upon closing, the transaction will immediately give Samsung a significant presence in the large and rapidly growing market for connected technologies, particularly automotive electronics, which has been a strategic priority for Samsung, and is expected to grow to more than $100 billion…

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Samsung vs. LG cage match: Watch their best TVs fight

Samsung vs. LG cage match: Watch their best TVs fight

The moon was in the seventh house, Jupiter aligned with Mars, the groundhog saw his shadow, and somehow we found ourselves with LG and Samsung’s very best TVs in our testing lab, sitting right next to each other, just begging to battle it out. How could we resist?

LG’s relentless pursuit to perfect OLED TV technology has culminated in the EG9600, a gorgeous, curved 4K UHD OLED TV wielding perfect black levels, brilliant color, and intense brightness as its…

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How QLED TV could help Samsung finally beat LG’s OLEDs

How QLED TV could help Samsung finally beat LG’s OLEDs

Samsung is developing TVs based on quantum dot LEDs, pinpricks of light that promise even better picture quality than OLED TVs

Most TVs today — including all of those made by Samsung, Sony, Vizio and just about every other TV brand — are based on decades-old LCD, or liquid crystal display, technology. In the last few years something better has come along, called OLED, or organic light-emitting diode. OLED TVs have the best picture quality we’ve ever tested, keeping LCD-only…

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