Question: Which of these tech companies started out selling seafood?

Answer: Samsung may be one of the world’s biggest technology conglomerates today, but the company’s business activities were not even remotely associated with technology when it was founded. Samsung, which means three stars in Korean, was founded in 1938 by Byung-Chull Lee. Based in Korea, the company started out selling dried local fish to China. In the next couple of decades, many other subsidiaries were born, including Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance, and Samsung Life Insurance. It wasn’t unitl 1969 that Samsung entered the electronics industry.


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1Samsung

In the early 1980s, Samsung expanded to Germany, Portugal, and New York. In 1982, Samsung Printing Solutions was founded. This subsidiary of the company delivered digital solutions to the printing industry. The following year, the company started producing personal computers, and in 1984 Samsung’s sales reached one trillion won.
https://www.lifewire.com/history-of-samsung-818809

2Samsung

Samsung, South Korean company that is one of the world’s largest producers of electronic devices. Samsung specializes in the production of a wide variety of consumer and industry electronics, including appliances, digital media devices, semiconductors, memory chips, and integrated systems. It has become one of the most-recognizable names in technology and produces about a fifth of South …
https://www.britannica.com/topic/Samsung-Electronics

3Samsung Melbourne Central

Samsung Electronics is a multinational electronics and information technology company headquartered in Suwon and the flagship company of the Samsung Group. Its products include air conditioners, computers, digital televisions, active-matrix organic light-emitting diodes (AMOLEDs), mobile phones, monitors, printers, refrigerators, semiconductors and telecommunications networking equipment. [86]
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Samsung

4Samsung tech companies started out selling seafood
The man who founded the electronics giant we know and love started off with a trade company in 1938. Samsung Sanghoe was a small business that shipped dried Korean fish, vegetables and its own brand of noodles to customers in Manchuria and Beijing before expanding.
https://www.huffpost.com/entry/weird-business-origins_n_4546213

5Samsung

According to company legend, one of Samsung’s first mobile phones did not work when it came out in 1995. When Samsung’s chairman Kun-Hee Lee found out, he visited the factory where the phones were …
https://www.businessinsider.com/history-of-samsung-2013-2

6Samsung tech companies started out selling seafood
Tech companies, especially American brand vendors like Apple, are looking at moving 15% to 30% of their total output out of China, a share equivalent to their U.S.-bound shipments, and asked its …
https://asia.nikkei.com/Spotlight/The-Big-Story/Inside-the-US-campaign-to-cut-China-out-of-the-tech-supply-chain

7Samsung tech companies started out selling seafood
How it started: In 1895, while working as a traveling salesman for a cork company, King noticed that bottle caps were used once and thrown away. Then the bottling companies had to buy more bottle …
http://www.nbcnews.com/id/40237632/ns/business-world_business/t/how-worlds-top-brands-got-started/

8Samsung tech companies started out selling seafood
Maybe it’s the location, maybe it’s just good karma. But there’s something about the building at 165 University Ave. in Palo Alto, Calif., that seems to breed successful tech companies.
https://www.cnet.com/news/a-building-blessed-with-tech-success/

9Huawei

Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. (/ ˈ hw ɑː ˌ w eɪ /; Chinese: 华为; pinyin: Huáwéi) is a Chinese multinational technology company headquartered in Shenzhen, Guangdong.It designs, develops, and sells telecommunications equipment and consumer electronics (mainly smartphones).. The company was founded in 1987 by Ren Zhengfei, a former Deputy Regimental Chief in the People’s Liberation Army.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Huawei

10Qualcomm

Apple (AAPL) is one of the most valuable companies in the U.S. with a market cap of over $1.3 trillion as of April 2020. A big part of its success has come from its ability to be a true …
https://www.investopedia.com/articles/investing/090315/10-major-companies-tied-apple-supply-chain.asp

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1Google Fi starts selling 5G phones from Samsung
Google Fi customers have been able to use unlocked Samsung phones on the MVNO’s network for years, but now those same customers can now buy a Samsung Galaxy device directly from the search giant. On the Fi website,
https://www.engadget.com/google-fi-samsung-220618768.html
Published Date: 2020-10-09T07:23:00.0000000Z

2Samsung Smart Fridge Can Play Xbox Titles via xCloud?! A weird Breakthrough with a Lot of Questions
We know that Samsung recently added support for xCloud. This allowed the company to actually run Xbox Cloud gaming, those who have Gamepass, on their
https://appuals.com/samsung-smart-fridge-can-play-xbox-titles-via-xcloud-a-weird-breakthrough-with-a-lot-of-questions/
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1.  Economy of Vietnam
manufacturing in Southeast Asia. Japanese and Korean electronics companies like Samsung, LG, Olympus, and Pioneer built factories, and countless European…
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2.  List of company name etymologies
Le Coq. Abba Seafood – from Aktiebolaget Bröderna Ameln, meaning "Ameln brothers limited company". ABC – American Broadcasting Company Abloy – derived…
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3.  Recife
cluster comprises small and medium companies, but multinationals from across the world, like Accenture, Motorola, Samsung, Dell and Sun Microsystems also…
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