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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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callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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