Being a big smartphone manufacturer (and generally electronics) is not an easy thing. Samsung was also convinced of it and became the target of a spy. South Korea witnessed the arrest of several people suspected of deliberately leaking information on flexible views on another "Chinese company".
Suspicious persons should be Executive Director and Eight Employees supplier of the company Toptec Co. Ltd., which this year had a competing company for selling information several times Foldable OLED screens Samsung.
Client: An unnamed Chinese company
The unnamed Chinese producer has in this way got complete specification, sketches and the "know-how" itself in 3D lamination technology. This is absolutely crucial for overlapping smart phones.
Leakage information should take place from May to August. The Chinese company should pay strictly secret data into conversions EUR 12.2 million, which is definitely not much.
Samsung: "We're shocked"
"I have been shocked by the results of the investigation, especially when technological rivalry increases between competing producers,"Samsung says Samsung is proud of OLED display technology. Development should take 6 years, which engineers spend a lot of effort and Samsung a lot of money. Allegedly to 115 million euros.
Technology that Samsung had to envy was in the hands of rivals from China who could implement it in a similar time as Samsung itself.