Samsung in talks to invest in Chinese electric car maker BYD

Samsung Electronics said Friday it is in talks to buy shares of Chinese electric car maker BYD in the latest tech-auto collaboration.

The South Korean company said that the move is aimed at strengthening its burgeoning semiconductor business for vehicles.

Samsung said it will disclose the size of the investment after finalizing the deal.

The move is the latest partnership between tech companies and auto firms as vehicles are revamped with connectivity and technology.

Samsung, the world's largest maker of memory chips and smartphones, said the deal will also boost its components businesses for and smartphones.

The company said the talks with BYD will not affect supply deals of Samsung SDI, a lithium-ion battery supplier for .

BYD—the name stands for "Build Your Dreams"—is part of an emerging wave of Chinese companies that stand to profit from global demand for solar and wind power, electric cars and other clean and renewable energy.

The company started out as a battery developer, founded in 1995 by engineer Wang Chuanfu and 20 co-workers from a state-owned company. It grew to supply about half the global market for mobile phone batteries before expanding into electric vehicles with the 2002 purchase of a small producer of gasoline cars that became BYD Auto Ltd.

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Jul 15, 2016
Prepare for the most astounding change since the internet.

And just in time for us to stay good-looking:

Jul 15, 2016
And just in time for us to stay good-looking
@STOLEN VALOR liar-kam
1- too late for you
2- how is your link topical to "Samsung in talks to invest in Chinese electric car maker BYD"?
because it mentions china?

or is this your attempt to throw irrelevant OT "sniping" with sloganeering comments so you can now quote how important you are, what degree you have and how special your vast experiences is in combat and as super engineer of all known type specialties??

more to the point:
with regard to air quality and it's effect on aging, wrinkles and looks, your area is quite the bad area to be in
as noted on PO and here:;tab=0

so go buy your own ad space, and stop spamming this one

Jul 15, 2016
Can you just outgrow your need to offend? I know something I said drove you to madness, but it gets worse every day. Your fixation on getting even has taken over your little life.

The wave to electric vehicles is real, and you resent the fact I have one. You resent the fact I am real, and you are still hiding behind a pseudonym, and in the woods. Who is the one who is SCARED?

I am George Kamburoff. Come on out and face me like a man.

Jul 15, 2016
@STOLEN VALOR liar-kam
The wave to electric vehicles is real
1- didn't say it wasn't real

2- then why did you post about an *off topic* air quality article in the EV thread?

3- what does that have to do with your OT post or continued threats and spamming/trolling?
you resent the fact I have one
1- no, i don't
2- i resent the fact that you continue to spam and troll with lies that you can't validate with evidence on various threads while claiming anyone who actually *can* validate is just "picking on you"

3- what does that have to do with "Samsung in talks to invest in Chinese electric car maker BYD"?
you are still hiding behind a pseudonym
you're just an incompetent delusional geriatric who is incapable of learning how to research or use the internet

and you can't read
Come on out and face me like a man
i gave you the address
feel free to use your "super" EV to visit and try your crap here

and FOAD

Jul 15, 2016
@ Captain-Skippy. Sorry about the one vote, it was me making the mistake.

Jul 15, 2016
@ Captain-Skippy. Sorry about the one vote, it was me making the mistake.

not a problem!

Jul 15, 2016
Get help.

Your need to punish me for hurting your feelings are driving you to silly charges, charges which make us doubt your own alleged service. If you had served, you would understand the differences between individual and unit awards, . . you might just look at the title of the award itself.

And I said I do not want to go to that state again - it was too depressing, like a third-world nation.

You have my performance reviews from the service: Remember the Commander insisting I get promoted? Remember the Avionics Officer using the term "perfect airman"?

Or was it the entry on page 41 of the NASA catalog of studies and reports? My picture on the front page of the newspaper of the Air Force Flight Test Center? The work on the electronic battlefield, Igloo White? What drove you to being out-of-control?

I am George Kamburoff. You are one of the anonymous snipers who can only exist in places where they can hide, . cower.

Come out and face me like a man.

Jul 15, 2016
I am George Kamburoff
You are george kamburoff who has proven by his actions here that he is a compulsive liar and fact-fabricator. Is george kamburoff really the kind of person who would be proud of this?

"He does bizarre and self-destructive things because consequences that would fill the ordinary man with shame, self-loathing, and embarrassment simply do not affect the psychopath at all. What to others would be a disaster is to him merely a fleeting inconvenience."
Come out and face me like a man
Exposing people like george kamburoff as the liars and cheaters and apparent psychopaths that they are only requires a presentation of the evidence that george kamburoff himself has provided.

Hell, a trained dog could do this. A machine could do this. And soon machines will be identifying psychopaths. The war on terror will probably prompt this development.

Jul 15, 2016
"Most of us would not imagine any correspondence between conceiving an ethnic genocide and, say, guiltlessly lying to one's boss about a coworker. But the psychological correspondence is not only there; it is chilling. Simple and profound, the link is the absence of the inner mechanism that beats up on us, emotionally speaking, when we make a choice we view as immoral, unethical, neglectful, or selfish."

"What differentiates a sociopath who lives off the labors of others from one who occasionally robs convenience stores, or from one who is a contemporary robber baron - or what makes the difference betwen an ordinary bully and a sociopathic murderer - is nothing more than social status, drive, intellect, blood lust, or simple opportunity.

What distinguishes all of these people from the rest of us is an utterly empty hole in the psyche, where there should be the most evolved of all humanizing functions. [Martha Stout, Ph.D]

--Youre just a matter of degree george.

Jul 15, 2016
Its like the space program. Something else youve proven you dont know much about despite all youre very excellent (alleged) experience.

The space program gave us lots of very useful spinoff tech. So did star wars - ever hear of it? The war on terror is going to give us ways of identifying

"Those who have no conscience at all are a group unto themselves, whether they be homicidal tyrants or merely ruthless social snipers"

-But since youre transitioning into dementia at this point, youll probably be jello by the time you qualify.

Jul 15, 2016
Sorry, otto, but insults coming from an internet sniper who hides from his own words mean nothing.

Jul 16, 2016
Wrong George, they do, and here's how: Every time a name or description such as Dumbass George Kamburoff is entered on this site or anywhere else on the internet, Google collects it as part of the description of..... YOU!

So if I say "That Dumbass George Kamburoff sure is a dumbass George Kamburoff" and then Google your name and dumbass together, voila! they are put together like peas in a pod.

The connection can be made and reinforced by a simple Google search of both terms.
Then your name becomes paired with the most common descriptive term and most often searched.

Remember when I said you were naive about the internet, I was serious. What CAN be done to you is nothing compared to what Has been done to you. This is not a threat, but rather, a teaching moment.

Don't tell this to Otto... okay?

Jul 16, 2016
What has happend to you folk to make you like this? Did your monmy and daddy beat you? Spoil you rotten?

Your inability to stay on topic is adolescent. Your need to attack malicious. Does your mother know you talk like that? Or does she have a filthy mouth, too?

You do not understand your primitive acts will come back on you, and others will see them as a psychological character deficit. Attacking me with those silly curses only displays YOUR character.

When I get you folk identified, you will slink away, unable to take responsibility for your own words.

Jul 16, 2016
@STOLEN VALOR liar-kam
Your inability to stay on topic is adolescent
adolescent like your inability to answer Eikka & my requests re:your EV? https://techxplor...lar.html

You do not understand your primitive acts will come back on you
you mean like your inability to actually provide evidence for your claims?

or were you just being rhetorical and threatening?
When I get you folk identified
what an idiot!
1- i am *still* not anonymous (ask otto)

2- you know my name and address, with coordinates and a f*cking google map

3- this is called a threat

considering you've also threatened legal action and failed to make good, what makes you think anyone will abide by your latest round of threats?

& appealing to PO would be pointless without a warrant or similar court order considering the law will not allow them to give you the info without our approval (or said court order) - ask your lawyer about that one

Jul 16, 2016
2- you know my name and address,

No, I do not. Send it again.

My god, Toots, you are REALLY scared. I do not blame you. You shot off your nasty mouth with serious accusations of others that you knew were lies. Now, some of us want to know what happened to you to drive you off the edge?

Send it. We want to know who you are, and why you are so SCARED that you hide in the woods. If you served, you got a medical discharge, but that is not a crime. Lots of folk could not take it.

I came to oppose the War of My Generation while I was still in it. Why didn't you have the guts to do that?

So many questions, . . .

Jul 16, 2016
@STOLEN VALOR liar-kam
No, I do not. Send it again
1- repeating a lie doesn't make this more true

2- my records indicate i've sent this to you at least 5 times not including the google maps address

3- not continuing to pander to a blatant troll who is too stupid to use google
you are REALLY scared
if i were scared, i would not have sent it the first time, you f*cking moron!
I came to oppose the War of My Generation while I was still in it. Why didn't you have the guts to do that?
1- you are full of sh*t, and that is proven here on PO alone

2- you do the exact same braggadocio and trolling on other sites

3- this is called transference - ask your psychologist at your next anger management meet
Lots of folk could not take it
so...a medical meant they can't take it?

if someone gets their legs or arms blowed off by a mine, you consider them being "not able to take it"??

let me tell your psychologist that one!
leave the number/addy here!

Jul 16, 2016
You did not lose your leg, Stumpy, you lost your nerve. I do not blame you for that, lots of folk could not take it.

I could not take being part of the killing machine, and said so in rough language. It was unappreciated, and I came home in a delirium, from guys like you. I stood up to the war, and I can stand up to anonymous snipers, too SCARED to reveal themselves.

Grow out of your fixation, Stumpy. You can do it, . with help.

Jul 16, 2016
@STOLEN VALOR liar-kam
You did not lose your leg
never said i did
you lost your nerve
is that so?
prove it then... show me my DD-214
lots of folk could not take it
like you... that is why you got out
you even admitted as much... and you weren't even a combat arms soldier, you were a REMF eatin' pogie bait talking sh*t in a safe air base!

you even admit this above!
you're the coward, not i... at least i was retired and not kicked out for being an idiot like you

does your anger management psychologist know you are being a lying idiot on line?
I can stand up to anonymous snipers
so long as they aren't in front of you, that is

i've invited you to visit and gave you a map... you refuse to try to visit
why is that, if you're so brave and able to stand up to what you call "anonymous"??

send me your VA counselor's name... let me call them and talk to them, if you're so brave!
i dare you...

i triple dog dare you!


Jul 16, 2016
You saw my service and the comments from the Commander. It completely contradicts your assertions, made from out-of-control emotions.

But this thread deals with electric vehicles, of which you have no knowledge or experience, only hateful opinion. Those of us who have them love them. When you get yours, you will automatically think of me.

In a few decades, they will even have Teslas in Ark. Watch out for them, they're fast. Heck, even my little e-Golf leaves big-engined polluters at the light.

Jul 16, 2016
@STOLEN VALOR liar-kam
You saw my service
i saw your DD-214
absolutely no mention of your Combat V device, which is required per UCMJ/AFI's
it's the law
read it - i posted it to you
It completely contradicts
no, it doesn't
it's still public access
everyone can read it and see that for themselves

But this thread deals with electric vehicles
which you have none of, per the CA DMV

proving your lies is considered refute of your claims, therefore it is topical to the thread

I used evidence to prove you lied
Ira used evidence to prove you lied
Otto used evidence to prove you lied
Eikka used evidence from VW to prove you lied

you have yet to provide any evidence whatsoever proving your are not lying
In fact, you specifically make claims about your e-golf that are directly contradictory to the VW specs
see link above for more on that one

Jul 17, 2016
In other words, Gkam, you cracked., You weren't even incountry and you couldn't take it.
Too far from Cali made you freak out. Back to Chowchilla for you then.
Delirium huh, more like 'I have the vapours and cannot fix those awful radios anymore' .

"Your inability to stay on topic is adolescent. Your need to attack malicious. Does your mother know you talk like that? Or does she have a filthy mouth, too?" - Dumbass George Kamburoff

Ever notice that you complain, and then do the EXACT same thing you complain about? In the same order?

So Dumbass George, what will you do once you have my info?

I've asked 6 times with no answer. For a guy that says face me like a man, you sure avoid the logical question of what next when you get what you want.

If someone 'face you like a man' there would only be one man there, and he would be facing nothing, which is you.

Jul 17, 2016
Why don't you people grow up?

What happened to you to cause you to become an anonymous sniper? Why are you too scared to take responsibility for your words?

Jul 17, 2016
I am George Kamburoff
"A woman with a staggering record of fraud, deceit, lies, and broken promises concluded a letter to the parole board with, "I've let a lot of people down… One is only as good as her reputation and name. My word is as good as gold."

-Yeah we know who (and what) you are.

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