Samsung told The Korea Times on Monday that it will end its LCD panel supply relationship with Apple as of next year. That’s according to a “senior Samsung source” who declined to be identified, citing insufficient margins owing to Apple’s supply pricing strategy.
In many ways the evolution of a vendor-VAR relationship mirrors the evolution of a long-term personal relationship. And like any committed relationship, each phase has its own characteristics and challenges.
Are your vendors treating your relationship with the amount of respect and commitment it deserves?
Tech commentators have a love/hate relationship with Apple’s new iPad. Those who try it tend to like it, but many dislike its locked-down App Store which only allows Apple-approved apps. Some people even see the iPad as the dawn of a new relationship between people and computers.
To me, the iPad is Disneyland.
I like Disneyland. It’s [...]
In an interview with the Wall Street Journal published last night, Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt shared some interesting perspective on the various legal threats facing his company, as well as the relationship between Apple and Google.
The combined might of Apple and Google/Android is creating strange bedfellows in the mobile market: in addition to its intimate relationship with Nokia, Microsoft has now teamed up with Research In Motion.