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Samsung vice chairman Lee Jae-yong is said to be courting Dutch chipmaker NXP on a visit to Europe to bolster the company's position in the automotive semiconductor market. According to the Asian Tech Press, Jae-yong, who has been released on probation after serving time on corruption charges, is expected to visit several …

  1. Andy The Hat Silver badge

    This can only end one way

    In recent months the political statement has been "The EU need home grown chip production facilities".

    If the biggest fab company in the world comes sniffing surely the EU competition authorities will/should/can only make one decision?

    However I'll sit and wait with interest for the fat brown envelopes to finish sliding under the table ...

  2. Claverhouse Silver badge
    Alert

    Come to Brexit Britain !

    Jae-yong, who has been released on probation after serving time on corruption charges

    .

    Since the old toss-pot has a thing for lauding his beloved mistress, I'm sure this is a man he could do business with.

  3. JWLong

    Samsung

    I wouldn't trust them any farther than I can throw an elephant.

    After seeing what they do with their consumer products, scraping data, flinging ads, and other such things and now they're looking at automotive SoC systems. Bullshit, I'll never buy a new car!

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