07/03/2013, Samsung will drop $4.5 billion in 5 R&D centers over the next three years.
12/19/2011, Don’t you find it rather interesting that the Arab Spring this year kicked off in such a great force across different countries throughout the Middle East, thanks to the power of social networks like Facebook and Twitter? The House of Saud have been rather wise in introducing more reforms to the kingdom of Saudi Arabia gradually to keep their people happy, instead of suppressing them like those living in Libya, […]
04/19/2011, Google seems to be hell-bent on world domination… in a safe clean way at least. The company has been reported to have invested $100m in the Shepherds Flat Wind Farm in Oregon. The latest investment follows previous investments in clean energy after the $168 million solar power tower last week, and the German solar plant the week before. When the Shepherds Flat wind farm is completed in 2012, it will […]
04/07/2011, Google, has been recently reported to have forked out $5 million in an 18.7MW solar power plant near Berlin, Germany. Google won’t be running the show all by themselves though – the plant will be operated together with another private German company, Capital Stage. But it looks that Google won’t be having the upper hand here as they control only 49% of the stake. The 116 acre plant has […]
01/21/2011, Remember the mystery long term investment that we glossed over a couple of days ago? Well, word has it that this top secret $3.9 billion long-term supply investment will actually be used to purchase tens of millions of displays for the iPhones and iPads that will contribute to the company’s bottom line in the future – at least that is what a sole Wall Street analyst believes. According to Katy […]
01/03/2011, In has just been reported that Goldman Sachs have just pumped in $450 million into the coffers of the social networking phenomenon. With over 500 million people using Facebook every day, it’s hard to argue with the decision. An additional investment from the Russian firm Digital Sky Technologies gave the multi-billion dollar company an additional $50 million. The company is now estimated to be worth an all time high of […]
12/27/2010, Sony will be throwing down $1.2 billion in 2011 to double its production of the image sensors that see action in smartphones as well as digital cameras, considering that both markets are extremely lucrative and show no signs of slowing down. A portion of the investment will include purchasing a semiconductor production line from Toshiba, where it might cost Sony a pretty penny to the tune of approximately $600 million. […]