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Samsung To Buy Out Sony's Stake In LCD Venture
2011-12-26 10:09:24

Japan´s Sony Corp and South Korea´s Samsung Electronics are dissolving their joint venture in liquid crystal display (LCD) panels, with Samsung agreeing to buy out Sony´s entire stake in the LCD venture for $940 million. Sony decided to sell out its stake in the partnership as it struggles to reduce huge losses in its TV business. The joint venture was created in 2004 and was called S-LCD. The venture was supposed to help Sony recover from a lack of flat panel supplies, but...


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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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